The first table below looks at the demand for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 794 764 768
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +4
Permanent jobs citing SDH 77 81 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.080% 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.43% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 58 67 90
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £30,000 £25,875
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £57,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-34.78% +71.64%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19356 18721 19977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.71% 18.40% 17.99%
Number of salaries quoted 15613 15114 16710
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SDH
UK

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SDH across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2014.

SDH Salary Histogram in England

SDH
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDH within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
South East +11 43 £37,500 -34.78% 4
London -84 21 £70,000 +55.55% 2
East of England -1 7 £47,500 -17.39%
West Midlands +1 1 £31,500 -
South West -15 1 - - 2
SDH
UK

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing SDH 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 SDH.

1 148 (75.13%) Telecoms
2 117 (59.39%) Cisco
3 105 (53.30%) MPLS
4 91 (46.19%) DWDM
5 69 (35.03%) Ethernet
6 56 (28.43%) Internet
7 55 (27.92%) Juniper
8 54 (27.41%) Cisco Certification
9 48 (24.37%) OSPF
10 46 (23.35%) BGP
11 44 (22.34%) TCP/IP
12 40 (20.30%) WAN
13 38 (19.29%) CCNA
14 35 (17.77%) VPLS
15 34 (17.26%) SONET
16 33 (16.75%) Security Cleared
17 32 (16.24%) Ericsson
18 30 (15.23%) VoIP
19 25 (12.69%) Service Delivery
20 24 (12.18%) DPNSS
20 24 (12.18%) ISDN
20 24 (12.18%) IPv6
20 24 (12.18%) Aastra
20 24 (12.18%) MD110
20 24 (12.18%) Sonus
21 23 (11.68%) LAN
22 22 (11.17%) Service Management
22 22 (11.17%) SC Cleared
23 21 (10.66%) xDSL
24 20 (10.15%) Multicast

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing SDH 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 SDH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.03%) Tomcat
1 4 (2.03%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.54%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.52%) AutoCAD
3 3 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.02%) MS Office
5 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 105 (53.30%) MPLS
2 91 (46.19%) DWDM
3 69 (35.03%) Ethernet
4 56 (28.43%) Internet
5 48 (24.37%) OSPF
6 46 (23.35%) BGP
7 44 (22.34%) TCP/IP
8 40 (20.30%) WAN
9 35 (17.77%) VPLS
10 34 (17.26%) SONET
11 30 (15.23%) VoIP
12 24 (12.18%) DPNSS
12 24 (12.18%) ISDN
12 24 (12.18%) IPv6
12 24 (12.18%) MD110
13 23 (11.68%) LAN
14 21 (10.66%) xDSL
15 20 (10.15%) Multicast
15 20 (10.15%) Firewall
16 16 (8.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) TestDirector
General
1 148 (75.13%) Telecoms
2 17 (8.63%) Finance
3 11 (5.58%) Marketing
4 4 (2.03%) Electronics
5 3 (1.52%) Advertising
5 3 (1.52%) French Language
6 1 (0.51%) Retail
6 1 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 56 (28.43%) Network Engineer
2 18 (9.14%) Consultant
3 12 (6.09%) Solutions Consultant
4 11 (5.58%) Senior Consultant
5 9 (4.57%) Architect
5 9 (4.57%) Network Architect
6 7 (3.55%) Design Engineer
6 7 (3.55%) Network Design Engineer
7 6 (3.05%) Sales Engineer
7 6 (3.05%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (2.54%) Development Manager
8 5 (2.54%) Customer Engineer
8 5 (2.54%) Project Manager
8 5 (2.54%) Business Development Manager
8 5 (2.54%) Project Engineer
8 5 (2.54%) Team Leader
8 5 (2.54%) Business Manager
8 5 (2.54%) NOC Engineer
8 5 (2.54%) IP Engineer
8 5 (2.54%) Senior IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.03%) JAX-WS
1 4 (2.03%) JavaFX
1 4 (2.03%) Velocity
1 4 (2.03%) J2SE
1 4 (2.03%) J2EE
1 4 (2.03%) XML
1 4 (2.03%) CSS
1 4 (2.03%) JDBC
1 4 (2.03%) JSP
1 4 (2.03%) Servlets
2 3 (1.52%) SOAP
2 3 (1.52%) Swing
2 3 (1.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.60%) CCTV
2 8 (4.06%) Equities
3 6 (3.05%) IPTV
4 3 (1.52%) STB
4 3 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.02%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.02%) CMDB
5 2 (1.02%) SCADA
5 2 (1.02%) DTV
6 1 (0.51%) MPEG
6 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.11%) Linux
2 7 (3.55%) UNIX
3 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.51%) Windows
4 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (12.69%) Service Delivery
2 22 (11.17%) Service Management
3 20 (10.15%) Incident Management
4 18 (9.14%) Load Balancing
5 15 (7.61%) Network Design
6 13 (6.60%) Low Latency
7 12 (6.09%) Time Management
7 12 (6.09%) Migration
7 12 (6.09%) Project Management
8 11 (5.58%) Network Architecture
9 10 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (5.08%) Business Development
10 9 (4.57%) Regression Testing
10 9 (4.57%) ITIL
10 9 (4.57%) System Testing
11 8 (4.06%) Capacity Management
11 8 (4.06%) WAN Optimisation
11 8 (4.06%) Network Management
12 7 (3.55%) CRM
12 7 (3.55%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.08%) Perl
2 8 (4.06%) Python
3 7 (3.55%) C
4 6 (3.05%) SQL
5 5 (2.54%) Java
6 4 (2.03%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.51%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 54 (27.41%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (19.29%) CCNA
3 33 (16.75%) Security Cleared
4 22 (11.17%) SC Cleared
5 18 (9.14%) CCIE
5 18 (9.14%) CCNP
6 16 (8.12%) Degree
7 11 (5.58%) CCIP
7 11 (5.58%) JNCIE
8 8 (4.06%) HND
9 5 (2.54%) PMP
9 5 (2.54%) PMI Certification
10 4 (2.03%) CISSP
11 3 (1.52%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.02%) JNCIP
12 2 (1.02%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.51%) HNC
13 1 (0.51%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.54%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (3.55%) OpenView
2 6 (3.05%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.51%) Netcool
3 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 117 (59.39%) Cisco
2 55 (27.92%) Juniper
3 32 (16.24%) Ericsson
4 24 (12.18%) Aastra
4 24 (12.18%) Sonus
5 13 (6.60%) Nortel
6 11 (5.58%) F5
7 10 (5.08%) Microsoft
7 10 (5.08%) Nokia
7 10 (5.08%) CheckPoint
8 7 (3.55%) Oracle
8 7 (3.55%) Riverbed
8 7 (3.55%) Fujitsu
9 6 (3.05%) Huawei
9 6 (3.05%) Blue Coat
9 6 (3.05%) Cramer
9 6 (3.05%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 6 (3.05%) HP
10 5 (2.54%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.03%) IBM
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Hampshire
Arqiva
Posted: 13 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago