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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 832 907 879
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -28
Permanent jobs citing SDH 64 38 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.037% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.22% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 57 24 62
Median salary £62,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.34% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £122,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
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
15542 17563 19188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.93% 17.07% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13052 14475 15424
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
London +53 43 £70,000 +53.84% 1
South East +48 17 £40,000 +5.07%
West Midlands - 4 - -
SDH
UK

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 114 (74.51%) Ethernet
1 114 (74.51%) MPLS
2 101 (66.01%) Telecoms
3 69 (45.10%) Cisco
4 66 (43.14%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (37.91%) WAN
6 54 (35.29%) Juniper
7 52 (33.99%) LAN
8 49 (32.03%) SONET
9 43 (28.10%) Wireless
10 42 (27.45%) Network Design
11 41 (26.80%) VPN
12 39 (25.49%) CCNA
13 37 (24.18%) BGP
14 36 (23.53%) TCP/IP
15 35 (22.88%) CCNP
16 33 (21.57%) Data Centre
17 32 (20.92%) 3G
18 31 (20.26%) Finance
19 30 (19.61%) IP Telephony
20 29 (18.95%) DWDM
20 29 (18.95%) Network Architecture
21 28 (18.30%) MS Office
22 27 (17.65%) MS Visio
22 27 (17.65%) MS Excel
22 27 (17.65%) OSPF
22 27 (17.65%) Microsoft
23 26 (16.99%) CCDP
23 26 (16.99%) Avaya
23 26 (16.99%) Video Conferencing

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 5 (3.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (18.30%) MS Office
2 27 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 27 (17.65%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.61%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.65%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.65%) LightWave 3D
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 114 (74.51%) Ethernet
1 114 (74.51%) MPLS
2 58 (37.91%) WAN
3 52 (33.99%) LAN
4 49 (32.03%) SONET
5 43 (28.10%) Wireless
6 41 (26.80%) VPN
7 37 (24.18%) BGP
8 36 (23.53%) TCP/IP
9 32 (20.92%) 3G
10 30 (19.61%) IP Telephony
11 29 (18.95%) DWDM
12 27 (17.65%) OSPF
13 26 (16.99%) HSRP
13 26 (16.99%) Telepresence
14 25 (16.34%) RSVP
15 18 (11.76%) SS7
16 17 (11.11%) 802.11
16 17 (11.11%) DSL
16 17 (11.11%) GPRS
General
1 101 (66.01%) Telecoms
2 31 (20.26%) Finance
3 17 (11.11%) Games
4 3 (1.96%) Marketing
5 2 (1.31%) French Language
5 2 (1.31%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (18.30%) Designer
2 26 (16.99%) Network Designer
3 20 (13.07%) Account Director
4 18 (11.76%) Implementation Engineer
4 18 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 15 (9.80%) Design Engineer
6 14 (9.15%) Ericsson Engineer
7 12 (7.84%) Senior Network Engineer
8 11 (7.19%) IP Engineer
8 11 (7.19%) NOC Engineer
9 10 (6.54%) Network Manager
10 9 (5.88%) Consultant
11 8 (5.23%) Telecoms Designer
12 7 (4.58%) Presales Consultant
12 7 (4.58%) Technical Consultant
13 5 (3.27%) Switch Engineer
13 5 (3.27%) Technical Presales Consultant
14 4 (2.61%) IP Network Engineer
14 4 (2.61%) Senior IP Engineer
14 4 (2.61%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.11%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.27%) RFC 2547
3 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (21.57%) Data Centre
2 26 (16.99%) Video Conferencing
3 20 (13.07%) Hedge funds
4 13 (8.50%) Driving Licence
5 9 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.61%) CCTV
7 2 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.65%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.31%) Unix
2 1 (0.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (27.45%) Network Design
2 29 (18.95%) Network Architecture
3 24 (15.69%) Presales
4 22 (14.38%) Low Latency
5 20 (13.07%) Proprietary Trading
6 16 (10.46%) Network Management
7 13 (8.50%) Migration
8 12 (7.84%) Network Planning
9 11 (7.19%) Service Design
10 6 (3.92%) Fault Management
10 6 (3.92%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.92%) Project Management
10 6 (3.92%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.27%) CRM
11 5 (3.27%) Process Management
12 4 (2.61%) Budgeting and Forecasting
12 4 (2.61%) Network Monitoring
13 3 (1.96%) Service Management
14 2 (1.31%) Change Management
14 2 (1.31%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 66 (43.14%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (25.49%) CCNA
3 35 (22.88%) CCNP
4 26 (16.99%) CCDP
5 20 (13.07%) Degree
6 15 (9.80%) CCSA
6 15 (9.80%) CCSP
6 15 (9.80%) MCSA
6 15 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (7.19%) CCIP
8 4 (2.61%) HNC
9 1 (0.65%) HND
9 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.65%) PMP
9 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.27%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.27%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.31%) Firmware
2 2 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) Netcool
Vendors
1 69 (45.10%) Cisco
2 54 (35.29%) Juniper
3 27 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 26 (16.99%) Avaya
5 22 (14.38%) Huawei
6 20 (13.07%) Ciena
7 18 (11.76%) Ericsson
8 15 (9.80%) CheckPoint
8 15 (9.80%) Nokia
9 14 (9.15%) Redback
10 7 (4.58%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 7 (4.58%) Remedy
11 6 (3.92%) VMware
12 3 (1.96%) Tellabs
13 1 (0.65%) Brocade
13 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
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