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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 211 213 205
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing SDH 12 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.16% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.56% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 13
Average salary £42,500 - £31,000
90% offered a salary of more than £39,800 - £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 - £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +16.41%
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
1776 1602 1444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.04% 28.44% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1134 1137
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 3 £47,500 - 1
Slough - 3 £42,500 - 2
Bracknell -5 2 £60,000 - 1
Newbury - 1 £40,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £39,000 -
SDH
South East

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 21 (91.30%) Telecoms
2 13 (56.52%) Ethernet
3 12 (52.17%) DWDM
4 10 (43.48%) MPLS
5 7 (30.43%) Cramer
6 6 (26.09%) Cisco
6 6 (26.09%) Java
6 6 (26.09%) SQL
6 6 (26.09%) Oracle
6 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
6 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (21.74%) XML
7 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
7 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
7 5 (21.74%) UML
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) PMP
7 5 (21.74%) PMI Certification
7 5 (21.74%) Project Management
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (17.39%) VPN
8 4 (17.39%) HTTP
8 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
8 4 (17.39%) J2SE
8 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
8 4 (17.39%) J2EE
8 4 (17.39%) CSS
8 4 (17.39%) JDBC
8 4 (17.39%) JSP
8 4 (17.39%) Servlets

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
2 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
2 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) Ethernet
2 12 (52.17%) DWDM
3 10 (43.48%) MPLS
4 4 (17.39%) VPN
4 4 (17.39%) HTTP
5 3 (13.04%) LTE
5 3 (13.04%) VLAN
5 3 (13.04%) ATM
5 3 (13.04%) DSL
5 3 (13.04%) OSPF
5 3 (13.04%) Internet
6 2 (8.70%) SONET
6 2 (8.70%) BGP
6 2 (8.70%) IPv6
6 2 (8.70%) LAN
6 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.70%) WAN
6 2 (8.70%) 4G
6 2 (8.70%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (4.35%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) TestDirector
1 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 21 (91.30%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Transmission Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IP Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.35%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Provisioning Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Junior
5 1 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) XML
2 4 (17.39%) J2SE
2 4 (17.39%) J2EE
2 4 (17.39%) CSS
2 4 (17.39%) JDBC
2 4 (17.39%) JSP
2 4 (17.39%) Servlets
2 4 (17.39%) Velocity
2 4 (17.39%) JAX-WS
2 4 (17.39%) JavaFX
3 3 (13.04%) Swing
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) JMS
4 1 (4.35%) WSDL
4 1 (4.35%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) CCTV
2 1 (4.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
2 5 (21.74%) UML
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
3 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.04%) Network Design
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Network Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
5 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.70%) Line Management
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
6 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.35%) OpenUP
6 1 (4.35%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Java
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) PMP
1 5 (21.74%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) JNCIA
3 1 (4.35%) HND
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Netcool
2 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Cramer
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Ciena
5 3 (13.04%) Juniper
6 2 (8.70%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) Remedy
7 1 (4.35%) ComArch
7 1 (4.35%) MetaSolv
7 1 (4.35%) Amdocs
7 1 (4.35%) SAP
7 1 (4.35%) BEA
7 1 (4.35%) BMC
7 1 (4.35%) Infovista
Slough, Berkshire
Telefónica
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Steria
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 21 days ago