The table below looks at the statistics for SONET 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 SONET over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
Rank - 329 310
Permanent jobs citing SONET 0 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.008% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.051% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 19
Average salary - £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.77%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £39,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+39.24% +9.72%
SONET
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
1888 1953 2250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 18.09% 15.56% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1586 1638 2001
Average salary £52,500 £51,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% -1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

SONET
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SONET Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SONET
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

SONET Salary Trend in the City of London