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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 845 896 891
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -5
Permanent jobs citing SDH 60 47 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.046% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.27% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 49 28 60
Median salary £62,500 £42,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.19% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £122,500 £49,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.82%
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
15397 17351 19876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.81% 16.94% 18.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12850 14453 15832
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +78 46 £70,000 +62.79% 1
South East +21 11 £40,000 +14.28%
West Midlands - 2 - -
North West +16 1 - -
SDH
UK

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 97 (72.39%) Ethernet
1 97 (72.39%) MPLS
2 84 (62.69%) Telecoms
3 51 (38.06%) Cisco
4 49 (36.57%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (33.58%) Juniper
5 45 (33.58%) WAN
6 43 (32.09%) SONET
7 37 (27.61%) LAN
8 35 (26.12%) DWDM
8 35 (26.12%) CCNA
9 34 (25.37%) VPN
10 33 (24.63%) BGP
11 31 (23.13%) Wireless
12 30 (22.39%) Network Design
12 30 (22.39%) TCP/IP
13 29 (21.64%) CCNP
14 28 (20.90%) Finance
15 23 (17.16%) 3G
15 23 (17.16%) Low Latency
16 22 (16.42%) Ciena
17 21 (15.67%) Proprietary Trading
17 21 (15.67%) Network Architecture
17 21 (15.67%) Hedge funds
17 21 (15.67%) Resource Allocation
18 20 (14.93%) HSRP
18 20 (14.93%) Data Centre
18 20 (14.93%) OSPF
19 19 (14.18%) RSVP
19 19 (14.18%) Huawei

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 (3.73%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (12.69%) MS Excel
1 17 (12.69%) MS Office
2 16 (11.94%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.75%) LightWave 3D
4 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 97 (72.39%) Ethernet
1 97 (72.39%) MPLS
2 45 (33.58%) WAN
3 43 (32.09%) SONET
4 37 (27.61%) LAN
5 35 (26.12%) DWDM
6 34 (25.37%) VPN
7 33 (24.63%) BGP
8 31 (23.13%) Wireless
9 30 (22.39%) TCP/IP
10 23 (17.16%) 3G
11 20 (14.93%) HSRP
11 20 (14.93%) OSPF
12 19 (14.18%) RSVP
13 18 (13.43%) IP Telephony
14 14 (10.45%) Telepresence
14 14 (10.45%) xDSL
15 13 (9.70%) 802.11
15 13 (9.70%) DSL
15 13 (9.70%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.75%) GIS
General
1 84 (62.69%) Telecoms
2 28 (20.90%) Finance
3 13 (9.70%) Games
4 9 (6.72%) Marketing
5 2 (1.49%) French Language
6 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (15.67%) Account Director
2 16 (11.94%) Network Engineer
3 14 (10.45%) Designer
3 14 (10.45%) Network Designer
4 13 (9.70%) Implementation Engineer
5 12 (8.96%) IP Engineer
5 12 (8.96%) NOC Engineer
5 12 (8.96%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (7.46%) Design Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) Consultant
7 9 (6.72%) Ericsson Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) Network Manager
8 8 (5.97%) Product Manager
9 7 (5.22%) Presales Consultant
9 7 (5.22%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (4.48%) Optical Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) Telecoms Designer
11 5 (3.73%) Technical Presales Consultant
11 5 (3.73%) Telecoms Manager
11 5 (3.73%) Telecoms Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.70%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.99%) RFC 2547
3 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.67%) Hedge funds
2 20 (14.93%) Data Centre
3 14 (10.45%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (4.48%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.73%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.99%) CCTV
7 2 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.75%) Linux
1 1 (0.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.39%) Network Design
2 23 (17.16%) Low Latency
3 21 (15.67%) Network Architecture
3 21 (15.67%) Proprietary Trading
3 21 (15.67%) Resource Allocation
4 17 (12.69%) Presales
5 12 (8.96%) Network Planning
6 11 (8.21%) Network Management
7 10 (7.46%) Service Design
8 8 (5.97%) Product Management
9 6 (4.48%) Fault Management
9 6 (4.48%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.73%) Migration
10 5 (3.73%) Service Delivery
11 4 (2.99%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 4 (2.99%) CRM
11 4 (2.99%) ITIL
11 4 (2.99%) Process Management
11 4 (2.99%) Service Management
12 3 (2.24%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 49 (36.57%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (26.12%) CCNA
3 29 (21.64%) CCNP
4 15 (11.19%) Degree
5 14 (10.45%) CCDP
6 12 (8.96%) CCSA
6 12 (8.96%) CCSP
6 12 (8.96%) MCSA
6 12 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (7.46%) CCIP
8 4 (2.99%) HNC
9 1 (0.75%) HND
9 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.75%) PMP
9 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.73%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.49%) Firmware
2 2 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Netcool
Vendors
1 51 (38.06%) Cisco
2 45 (33.58%) Juniper
3 22 (16.42%) Ciena
4 19 (14.18%) Huawei
5 15 (11.19%) Microsoft
6 14 (10.45%) Avaya
7 12 (8.96%) CheckPoint
7 12 (8.96%) Nokia
8 9 (6.72%) Ericsson
8 9 (6.72%) Redback
9 7 (5.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 7 (5.22%) Remedy
10 6 (4.48%) VMware
11 3 (2.24%) Tellabs
12 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
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