The table below looks at the statistics for DWDM skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 235 269 270
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +1
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 26 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 0.15% 0.049%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.72% 0.76% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 4
Average salary £35,750 £25,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.83% -53.18%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
DWDM
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1514 1708 1773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.50% 20.23% 21.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1130 1300 1416
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DWDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

DWDM Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

DWDM
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

DWDM Salary Trend in the East of England

DWDM
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DWDM across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

DWDM Salary Histogram in the East of England

DWDM
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DWDM within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Hertfordshire +13 14 £34,000 +58.13%
Bedfordshire +18 7 £47,500 -6.86%
Suffolk +14 5 - -
DWDM
England

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 40 (65.57%) Cisco
1 40 (65.57%) Telecoms
2 30 (49.18%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (40.98%) TCP/IP
3 25 (40.98%) MPLS
4 21 (34.43%) DSL
4 21 (34.43%) Juniper
4 21 (34.43%) ISO 9000
4 21 (34.43%) ISO 9001
5 20 (32.79%) Validation
5 20 (32.79%) Degree
5 20 (32.79%) Line Management
6 19 (31.15%) BGP
6 19 (31.15%) CCNA
6 19 (31.15%) SLA
7 18 (29.51%) WAN
8 17 (27.87%) CCNP
8 17 (27.87%) HP
8 17 (27.87%) Ciena
8 17 (27.87%) Network Management
9 16 (26.23%) ITIL
10 15 (24.59%) LAN
11 14 (22.95%) SDH
11 14 (22.95%) VPN
11 14 (22.95%) OSPF
11 14 (22.95%) EIGRP
11 14 (22.95%) Firewall
11 14 (22.95%) Wireless
11 14 (22.95%) HSRP
12 13 (21.31%) Data Centre

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 9 (14.75%) MS Visio
1 9 (14.75%) MS Office
2 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (40.98%) TCP/IP
1 25 (40.98%) MPLS
2 21 (34.43%) DSL
3 19 (31.15%) BGP
4 18 (29.51%) WAN
5 15 (24.59%) LAN
6 14 (22.95%) SDH
6 14 (22.95%) VPN
6 14 (22.95%) OSPF
6 14 (22.95%) EIGRP
6 14 (22.95%) Firewall
6 14 (22.95%) Wireless
6 14 (22.95%) HSRP
7 13 (21.31%) SSL
8 12 (19.67%) RIP
9 10 (16.39%) VRRP
9 10 (16.39%) Ethernet
10 8 (13.11%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (6.56%) ADSL
11 4 (6.56%) Structured Cabling
General
1 40 (65.57%) Telecoms
2 12 (19.67%) Finance
3 4 (6.56%) Electronics
3 4 (6.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Network Engineer
2 17 (27.87%) Document Manager
3 7 (11.48%) Operations Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) Network Operations Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) NOC Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Field Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Network Specialist
5 3 (4.92%) Documentation Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Network Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Network Support
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Author
7 1 (1.64%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) UNIX
1 5 (8.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Validation
1 20 (32.79%) Line Management
2 17 (27.87%) Network Management
3 16 (26.23%) ITIL
4 11 (18.03%) Change Management
5 9 (14.75%) Network Design
6 7 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.20%) Project Management
9 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.56%) PRINCE
9 4 (6.56%) Security Management
9 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
10 3 (4.92%) Process Improvement
10 3 (4.92%) Fault Management
11 2 (3.28%) Time Management
11 2 (3.28%) Performance Management
11 2 (3.28%) Network Performance Management
11 2 (3.28%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (49.18%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (32.79%) Degree
3 19 (31.15%) CCNA
4 17 (27.87%) CCNP
5 4 (6.56%) HNC
6 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (34.43%) ISO 9000
1 21 (34.43%) ISO 9001
2 19 (31.15%) SLA
3 4 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.64%) BS7799
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) HP NNM
2 5 (8.20%) Cacti
2 5 (8.20%) OPNET
2 5 (8.20%) Nagios
2 5 (8.20%) OpenView
Vendors
1 40 (65.57%) Cisco
2 21 (34.43%) Juniper
3 17 (27.87%) HP
3 17 (27.87%) Ciena
4 12 (19.67%) Remedy
5 6 (9.84%) F5
6 2 (3.28%) NetApp
6 2 (3.28%) Avaya
7 1 (1.64%) Huawei
7 1 (1.64%) Siemens