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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 123 130 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing SDH 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.099% 0.19% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 1.04% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £70,000 £70,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
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
328 385 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.22% 17.88% 20.05%
Number of salaries quoted 244 300 315
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 March 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
(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 -2 2 £70,000 -
SDH
South East

SDH
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) MPLS
2 5 (55.56%) ATM
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) VoIP
2 5 (55.56%) WLAN
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 5 (55.56%) SLA
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
2 5 (55.56%) DWDM
2 5 (55.56%) OSPF
2 5 (55.56%) BGP
2 5 (55.56%) EIGRP
2 5 (55.56%) X.25
2 5 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (55.56%) Frame Relay
2 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 5 (55.56%) Network Design
2 5 (55.56%) xDSL
3 4 (44.44%) Huawei
4 3 (33.33%) GSM
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) 4G
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (11.11%) Chartered Engineer

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) MPLS
2 5 (55.56%) OSPF
2 5 (55.56%) BGP
2 5 (55.56%) EIGRP
2 5 (55.56%) X.25
2 5 (55.56%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (55.56%) Frame Relay
2 5 (55.56%) xDSL
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) VoIP
2 5 (55.56%) WLAN
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 5 (55.56%) DWDM
2 5 (55.56%) ATM
3 3 (33.33%) GSM
3 3 (33.33%) 4G
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Network Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Network Design Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Project Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Design Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Network Technical Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Principle Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Design Authority
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) SLA
2 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) Juniper
2 4 (44.44%) Huawei