The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 203 213 220
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Permanent jobs citing SDH 7 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 0.81% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 9
Median salary - £33,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -20.58%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
1076 1235 1802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.98% 23.74% 30.46%
Number of salaries quoted 791 910 980
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing SDH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDH within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +17 7 - -
SDH
South East

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing SDH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SDH.

1 20 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 19 (95.00%) Ethernet
3 18 (90.00%) MPLS
4 15 (75.00%) Network Design
5 11 (55.00%) DWDM
6 10 (50.00%) Wireless
7 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco
8 6 (30.00%) LAN
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (30.00%) Service Management
8 6 (30.00%) WAN
8 6 (30.00%) Marketing
8 6 (30.00%) Product Management
9 5 (25.00%) Redback
9 5 (25.00%) Network Architecture
9 5 (25.00%) 4G
9 5 (25.00%) HSRP
9 5 (25.00%) VoLTE
9 5 (25.00%) GGSN
9 5 (25.00%) SGSN
9 5 (25.00%) OSPF
9 5 (25.00%) Juniper
9 5 (25.00%) Ericsson
9 5 (25.00%) 3G
9 5 (25.00%) SONET
9 5 (25.00%) Frame Relay
9 5 (25.00%) BGP
9 5 (25.00%) RSVP
9 5 (25.00%) SS7

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
1 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) Ethernet
2 18 (90.00%) MPLS
3 11 (55.00%) DWDM
4 10 (50.00%) Wireless
5 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (30.00%) LAN
6 6 (30.00%) WAN
7 5 (25.00%) 3G
7 5 (25.00%) ATM
7 5 (25.00%) BGP
7 5 (25.00%) Frame Relay
7 5 (25.00%) GGSN
7 5 (25.00%) OSPF
7 5 (25.00%) Packet Switching
7 5 (25.00%) RSVP
7 5 (25.00%) SGSN
7 5 (25.00%) SONET
7 5 (25.00%) SS7
7 5 (25.00%) VPN
7 5 (25.00%) VRRP
General
1 20 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (30.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Network Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Ericsson Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Product Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Designer
4 3 (15.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Network Designer
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Network Operations Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Operations Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Telecoms Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Communications Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) IP Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Network Design
2 6 (30.00%) Product Management
2 6 (30.00%) Service Management
3 5 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.00%) Presales
6 2 (10.00%) Business Development
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) CCDP
2 3 (15.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) Ericsson
2 5 (25.00%) Juniper
2 5 (25.00%) Redback
3 3 (15.00%) Avaya
3 3 (15.00%) Ciena
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Remedy
3 3 (15.00%) Tellabs