The table below looks at the statistics for DWDM skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 311 321 295
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 3 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.018% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.11% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 17
Average salary £40,000 £48,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.52% +31.08%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
DWDM
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2008 1742 2211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 19.31% 15.57% 19.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1675 1451 1983
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DWDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

DWDM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

DWDM
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DWDM across the City of London region.

DWDM Salary Trend in the City of London

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing DWDM 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 DWDM.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) SDH
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) BBC
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Multicast
5 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing DWDM 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 DWDM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) SDH
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Multicast
4 1 (20.00%) ISDN
4 1 (20.00%) NetScreen
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) PABX
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) PBX
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) BBC
2 1 (20.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) BT
4 1 (20.00%) Verint