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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
Rank - 317 338
Permanent jobs citing SONET 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.017% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.11% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £34,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+15.32% -2.14%
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
1957 1805 2198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.70% 15.26% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1651 1594 1957
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

SONET
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing SONET 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 SONET.

1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing SONET 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 SONET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA