The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 110 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SDH 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.25% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +21.21%
SDH
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
368 335 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.55% 23.61% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 273 258 318
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

SDH
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

SDH Salary Trend in Cambridge

SDH
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) OpenView
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) Nagios
1 4 (100.00%) DWDM
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) OPNET
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Cacti
1 4 (100.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) Network Performance Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (100.00%) DWDM
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) Network Performance Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) OpenView
1 4 (100.00%) Nagios
1 4 (100.00%) OPNET
1 4 (100.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper