The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 114 130 121
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Permanent jobs citing SDH 9 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.43% 0.053% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.76% 0.26% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £30,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +9.09%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
326 387 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.64% 20.61% 23.73%
Number of salaries quoted 235 280 370
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

SDH
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

SDH Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

SDH
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDH within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
Milton Keynes - 9 - -
SDH
South East

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 16 (100.00%) DWDM
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) Juniper
2 14 (87.50%) MPLS
3 12 (75.00%) Network Design
4 11 (68.75%) Frame Relay
4 11 (68.75%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (68.75%) OSPF
4 11 (68.75%) BGP
4 11 (68.75%) EIGRP
4 11 (68.75%) X.25
4 11 (68.75%) ATM
4 11 (68.75%) LAN
4 11 (68.75%) VoIP
4 11 (68.75%) WLAN
4 11 (68.75%) WAN
4 11 (68.75%) VPN
4 11 (68.75%) SLA
4 11 (68.75%) xDSL
5 9 (56.25%) Huawei
6 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
7 5 (31.25%) Network Planning
7 5 (31.25%) GSM
8 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
9 1 (6.25%) Finance
9 1 (6.25%) Cramer
9 1 (6.25%) Wireless
9 1 (6.25%) CCNA
9 1 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) DWDM
2 14 (87.50%) MPLS
3 11 (68.75%) OSPF
3 11 (68.75%) BGP
3 11 (68.75%) EIGRP
3 11 (68.75%) X.25
3 11 (68.75%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (68.75%) LAN
3 11 (68.75%) VoIP
3 11 (68.75%) WLAN
3 11 (68.75%) WAN
3 11 (68.75%) VPN
3 11 (68.75%) ATM
3 11 (68.75%) Frame Relay
3 11 (68.75%) xDSL
4 5 (31.25%) GSM
5 1 (6.25%) Wireless
General
1 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Architect
1 11 (68.75%) Network Architect
1 11 (68.75%) Network Design Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Design Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Network Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Network Design
2 5 (31.25%) Network Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) Juniper
3 9 (56.25%) Huawei
4 1 (6.25%) Cramer