The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 182 211 206
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -5
Permanent jobs citing SDH 42 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.76% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.80% 0.74% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 6
Average salary £50,750 £45,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.77% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,350 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,150 £61,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
SDH
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1499 1629 1713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.27% 28.27% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 930 1086 1275
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SDH across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SDH
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SDH across the Berkshire region.

SDH Salary Trend in Berkshire

SDH
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SDH across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

SDH Salary Histogram in Berkshire

SDH
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDH within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +16 29 £62,500 +66.66% 1
Bracknell - 8 - - 1
Newbury +9 2 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £39,000 -
SDH
South East

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SDH also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SDH.

1 84 (88.42%) Telecoms
2 52 (54.74%) Ethernet
3 47 (49.47%) DWDM
4 37 (38.95%) MPLS
5 31 (32.63%) Oracle
6 29 (30.53%) Java
6 29 (30.53%) Cramer
7 28 (29.47%) TDD
8 24 (25.26%) SQL
9 23 (24.21%) Sybase
9 23 (24.21%) UNIX
10 22 (23.16%) WebLogic
10 22 (23.16%) PL/SQL
10 22 (23.16%) Oracle Database 10g
10 22 (23.16%) Software Engineering
10 22 (23.16%) Migration
10 22 (23.16%) WebSphere
10 22 (23.16%) Data Migration
10 22 (23.16%) Oracle Database
11 21 (22.11%) BEA
11 21 (22.11%) JAXB
11 21 (22.11%) WSDL
11 21 (22.11%) Toad
11 21 (22.11%) SOAP
11 21 (22.11%) Web Services
11 21 (22.11%) XML
11 21 (22.11%) JMS
12 20 (21.05%) Marketing
12 20 (21.05%) Huawei
12 20 (21.05%) MetaSolv

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SDH also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SDH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (23.16%) WebLogic
1 22 (23.16%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 52 (54.74%) Ethernet
2 47 (49.47%) DWDM
3 37 (38.95%) MPLS
4 15 (15.79%) ATM
5 14 (14.74%) Broadband
5 14 (14.74%) DSLAM
5 14 (14.74%) NGN
6 9 (9.47%) VPN
7 8 (8.42%) Wireless
8 7 (7.37%) UMTS
9 5 (5.26%) CDMA
9 5 (5.26%) Internet
9 5 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
10 2 (2.11%) HSPA
10 2 (2.11%) GPON
10 2 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.11%) 2G
10 2 (2.11%) WiMAX
10 2 (2.11%) RNC
10 2 (2.11%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.16%) Oracle Database 10g
1 22 (23.16%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (22.11%) Toad
2 7 (7.37%) TestDirector
General
1 84 (88.42%) Telecoms
2 20 (21.05%) Marketing
3 2 (2.11%) Front Office
4 1 (1.05%) Finance
4 1 (1.05%) Legal
4 1 (1.05%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (23.16%) Software Engineer
2 17 (17.89%) Transmission Engineer
3 14 (14.74%) Account Manager
4 11 (11.58%) Support Engineer
5 5 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 5 (5.26%) Test Leader
6 4 (4.21%) Technical Support
6 4 (4.21%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.21%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (4.21%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (4.21%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (4.21%) Network Support
7 3 (3.16%) Junior Account Manager
7 3 (3.16%) Junior
8 2 (2.11%) Coordinator
8 2 (2.11%) Tester
8 2 (2.11%) Senior Tester
9 1 (1.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.05%) Project Coordinator
9 1 (1.05%) Senior Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.11%) SOAP
1 21 (22.11%) Web Services
1 21 (22.11%) XML
1 21 (22.11%) JMS
1 21 (22.11%) WSDL
1 21 (22.11%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) Computer Science
1 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.32%) STB
2 6 (6.32%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.21%) UNIX
2 2 (2.11%) Solaris
2 2 (2.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.47%) TDD
2 22 (23.16%) Migration
2 22 (23.16%) Software Engineering
2 22 (23.16%) Data Migration
3 18 (18.95%) Service Management
4 11 (11.58%) Product Management
5 8 (8.42%) CRM
6 4 (4.21%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.21%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.21%) Network Management
6 4 (4.21%) Project Management
7 3 (3.16%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.16%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (3.16%) OpenUP
7 3 (3.16%) Fault Management
7 3 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.11%) Network Planning
8 2 (2.11%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.11%) Security Management
8 2 (2.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.53%) Java
2 24 (25.26%) SQL
3 22 (23.16%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.11%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (4.21%) PMP
2 4 (4.21%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.05%) JNCIA
3 1 (1.05%) HNC
3 1 (1.05%) CCNP
3 1 (1.05%) CCIP
3 1 (1.05%) CCNA
3 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) Netcool
1 7 (7.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (32.63%) Oracle
2 29 (30.53%) Cramer
3 23 (24.21%) Sybase
4 21 (22.11%) BEA
5 20 (21.05%) Huawei
5 20 (21.05%) MetaSolv
6 9 (9.47%) HP
7 7 (7.37%) Remedy
7 7 (7.37%) Infovista
8 6 (6.32%) Cisco
8 6 (6.32%) Juniper
9 4 (4.21%) Nortel
10 3 (3.16%) BT
10 3 (3.16%) Ciena
10 3 (3.16%) Ericsson
11 2 (2.11%) Veritas
11 2 (2.11%) Symantec
11 2 (2.11%) Microsoft
12 1 (1.05%) NEC
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £60,000 per annum DEPENDING ON SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE PLUS BONUS
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