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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 164 211 195
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -16
Permanent jobs citing SDH 65 19 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.12% 0.32% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.58% 1.09% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 13
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,250 £39,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,750 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,750 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +10.75%
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
1818 1748 1476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.28% 29.64% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1082 1195 1154
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £68,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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 +29 37 £35,000 -22.22%
Bracknell - 13 - - 1
Slough - 6 - - 1
SDH
South East

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 60 (78.95%) Telecoms
2 41 (53.95%) Ethernet
3 36 (47.37%) DWDM
4 31 (40.79%) MPLS
5 26 (34.21%) UNIX
6 21 (27.63%) Sybase
6 21 (27.63%) Marketing
7 20 (26.32%) Oracle
7 20 (26.32%) Cramer
8 19 (25.00%) Java
9 18 (23.68%) TDD
10 17 (22.37%) SQL
10 17 (22.37%) ATM
11 15 (19.74%) UMTS
11 15 (19.74%) Service Management
12 14 (18.42%) Oracle Database 10g
12 14 (18.42%) Oracle Database
12 14 (18.42%) Cisco
12 14 (18.42%) PL/SQL
12 14 (18.42%) Migration
12 14 (18.42%) Software Engineering
12 14 (18.42%) Data Migration
12 14 (18.42%) VPN
12 14 (18.42%) WebSphere
12 14 (18.42%) XML
12 14 (18.42%) WebLogic
13 13 (17.11%) JMS
13 13 (17.11%) WSDL
13 13 (17.11%) JAXB
13 13 (17.11%) SOAP

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (18.42%) WebLogic
1 14 (18.42%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Office
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
1 3 (3.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 41 (53.95%) Ethernet
2 36 (47.37%) DWDM
3 31 (40.79%) MPLS
4 17 (22.37%) ATM
5 15 (19.74%) UMTS
6 14 (18.42%) VPN
7 10 (13.16%) Broadband
7 10 (13.16%) CDMA
7 10 (13.16%) Wireless
7 10 (13.16%) DSLAM
7 10 (13.16%) NGN
8 7 (9.21%) LTE
8 7 (9.21%) Internet
9 6 (7.89%) LAN
9 6 (7.89%) WAN
10 5 (6.58%) GPRS
10 5 (6.58%) GSM
10 5 (6.58%) SAN
10 5 (6.58%) Wireshark
10 5 (6.58%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.42%) Oracle Database 10g
1 14 (18.42%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Toad
2 5 (6.58%) TestDirector
General
1 60 (78.95%) Telecoms
2 21 (27.63%) Marketing
3 2 (2.63%) Front Office
4 1 (1.32%) Electronics
4 1 (1.32%) Finance
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (18.42%) Software Engineer
2 13 (17.11%) Transmission Engineer
3 10 (13.16%) Support Engineer
3 10 (13.16%) Account Manager
4 6 (7.89%) IP Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Test Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Junior
5 5 (6.58%) Test Leader
6 4 (5.26%) Junior Account Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Network Architect
7 3 (3.95%) Coordinator
7 3 (3.95%) Architect
7 3 (3.95%) Network Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (2.63%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Technical Support
8 2 (2.63%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) XML
2 13 (17.11%) SOAP
2 13 (17.11%) Web Services
2 13 (17.11%) JMS
2 13 (17.11%) WSDL
2 13 (17.11%) JAXB
3 1 (1.32%) Velocity
3 1 (1.32%) JAX-WS
3 1 (1.32%) JavaFX
3 1 (1.32%) Swing
3 1 (1.32%) J2SE
3 1 (1.32%) J2EE
3 1 (1.32%) CSS
3 1 (1.32%) JDBC
3 1 (1.32%) JSP
3 1 (1.32%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.32%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 26 (34.21%) UNIX
2 6 (7.89%) Linux
3 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) TDD
2 15 (19.74%) Service Management
3 14 (18.42%) Software Engineering
3 14 (18.42%) Migration
3 14 (18.42%) Data Migration
4 10 (13.16%) Product Management
5 7 (9.21%) OpenUP
5 7 (9.21%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.58%) Test Strategy
7 3 (3.95%) Network Management
7 3 (3.95%) Network Design
8 2 (2.63%) Network Planning
8 2 (2.63%) Fault Management
8 2 (2.63%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.63%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.63%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.63%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.63%) ITIL
8 2 (2.63%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.00%) Java
2 17 (22.37%) SQL
3 14 (18.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Degree
2 6 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (7.89%) CCNA
3 1 (1.32%) ISEB
3 1 (1.32%) HND
3 1 (1.32%) CCNP
3 1 (1.32%) JNCIA
3 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) Netcool
2 5 (6.58%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.32%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (27.63%) Sybase
2 20 (26.32%) Oracle
2 20 (26.32%) Cramer
3 14 (18.42%) Cisco
4 13 (17.11%) BEA
4 13 (17.11%) MetaSolv
5 10 (13.16%) Huawei
6 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
7 8 (10.53%) Juniper
8 7 (9.21%) HP
9 6 (7.89%) Remedy
9 6 (7.89%) Ciena
10 5 (6.58%) Infovista
11 4 (5.26%) Nortel
12 3 (3.95%) BT
13 1 (1.32%) NEC
13 1 (1.32%) BMC
13 1 (1.32%) Ericsson
13 1 (1.32%) Veritas
13 1 (1.32%) Symantec
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