The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 817 906 878
Rank change year-on-year
+89 -28
Permanent jobs citing SDH 71 31 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.030% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.17% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 66 20 71
Median salary £53,000 £37,785 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.26% -19.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,850 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £122,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £34,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -13.92%
SDH
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15623 17996 19594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.02% 17.36% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13119 14748 15750
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing SDH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in England

SDH
Salary Trend in England

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

SDH Salary Trend in England

SDH
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SDH across the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

SDH Salary Histogram in England

SDH
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDH within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +64 35 £45,000 +30.30%
London +37 34 £62,500 +43.67% 1
West Midlands - 4 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 -
SDH
UK

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing SDH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for SDH.

1 109 (75.69%) Ethernet
2 108 (75.00%) MPLS
3 104 (72.22%) Telecoms
4 68 (47.22%) Cisco
5 63 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (38.19%) Juniper
7 53 (36.81%) WAN
8 49 (34.03%) LAN
9 46 (31.94%) SONET
9 46 (31.94%) Network Design
10 43 (29.86%) VPN
11 42 (29.17%) BGP
11 42 (29.17%) Wireless
12 40 (27.78%) TCP/IP
13 36 (25.00%) CCNA
14 35 (24.31%) 3G
15 34 (23.61%) CCNP
16 33 (22.92%) Data Centre
17 32 (22.22%) Network Architecture
17 32 (22.22%) OSPF
18 30 (20.83%) IP Telephony
18 30 (20.83%) HSRP
19 29 (20.14%) RSVP
19 29 (20.14%) DWDM
20 28 (19.44%) MS Office
21 27 (18.75%) MS Excel
21 27 (18.75%) MS Visio
21 27 (18.75%) Microsoft
22 26 (18.06%) CCDP
22 26 (18.06%) Avaya

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (19.44%) MS Office
2 27 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 27 (18.75%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.69%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.69%) LightWave 3D
Communications & Networking
1 109 (75.69%) Ethernet
2 108 (75.00%) MPLS
3 53 (36.81%) WAN
4 49 (34.03%) LAN
5 46 (31.94%) SONET
6 43 (29.86%) VPN
7 42 (29.17%) BGP
7 42 (29.17%) Wireless
8 40 (27.78%) TCP/IP
9 35 (24.31%) 3G
10 32 (22.22%) OSPF
11 30 (20.83%) HSRP
11 30 (20.83%) IP Telephony
12 29 (20.14%) DWDM
12 29 (20.14%) RSVP
13 26 (18.06%) Telepresence
14 23 (15.97%) SS7
15 22 (15.28%) ATM
16 19 (13.19%) 4G
16 19 (13.19%) VRRP
General
1 104 (72.22%) Telecoms
2 22 (15.28%) Finance
3 16 (11.11%) Games
4 3 (2.08%) Marketing
5 2 (1.39%) Legal
6 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (19.44%) Designer
2 26 (18.06%) Network Designer
3 22 (15.28%) Implementation Engineer
4 19 (13.19%) Design Engineer
5 18 (12.50%) Ericsson Engineer
6 15 (10.42%) Network Engineer
7 13 (9.03%) Account Director
8 12 (8.33%) Network Manager
9 11 (7.64%) IP Engineer
9 11 (7.64%) NOC Engineer
10 9 (6.25%) Consultant
10 9 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
11 8 (5.56%) Telecoms Designer
12 7 (4.86%) Presales Consultant
13 5 (3.47%) Switch Engineer
13 5 (3.47%) Technical Consultant
14 4 (2.78%) Analyst
14 4 (2.78%) IP Network Engineer
14 4 (2.78%) Senior IP Engineer
14 4 (2.78%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.11%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.47%) RFC 2547
3 1 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.92%) Data Centre
2 26 (18.06%) Video Conferencing
3 13 (9.03%) Driving Licence
3 13 (9.03%) Hedge funds
4 11 (7.64%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.39%) CCTV
6 1 (0.69%) IPTV
6 1 (0.69%) MPEG
6 1 (0.69%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.39%) Unix
2 1 (0.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.94%) Network Design
2 32 (22.22%) Network Architecture
3 24 (16.67%) Presales
4 18 (12.50%) Network Management
5 13 (9.03%) Low Latency
5 13 (9.03%) Migration
5 13 (9.03%) Proprietary Trading
6 11 (7.64%) Service Design
7 9 (6.25%) Network Planning
8 7 (4.86%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.17%) CRM
9 6 (4.17%) Fault Management
9 6 (4.17%) Project Management
10 5 (3.47%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.47%) Process Management
11 4 (2.78%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 4 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (2.78%) Service Management
12 2 (1.39%) Business Development
12 2 (1.39%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 63 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (25.00%) CCNA
3 34 (23.61%) CCNP
4 26 (18.06%) CCDP
5 18 (12.50%) Degree
6 14 (9.72%) CCSA
6 14 (9.72%) CCSP
6 14 (9.72%) MCSA
6 14 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (7.64%) CCIP
8 4 (2.78%) HNC
9 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.69%) PMP
9 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.47%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Netcool
Vendors
1 68 (47.22%) Cisco
2 55 (38.19%) Juniper
3 27 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 26 (18.06%) Avaya
5 22 (15.28%) Ericsson
6 20 (13.89%) Huawei
7 18 (12.50%) Ciena
7 18 (12.50%) Redback
8 14 (9.72%) CheckPoint
8 14 (9.72%) Nokia
9 7 (4.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 7 (4.86%) Remedy
10 4 (2.78%) VMware
11 3 (2.08%) Tellabs
12 1 (0.69%) Brocade
12 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
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