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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
UK / England
Rank 789 862 832
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -30
Permanent jobs citing SDH 37 43 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.047% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.28% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 26 38 46
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +19.04%

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
13256 15424 17870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.81% 16.80% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10828 12925 14570
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +95 28 £40,000 +14.28% 4
South East +35 8 - -
Yorkshire +15 1 £42,000 -16.00%
SDH
UK

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 64 (90.14%) Ethernet
2 56 (78.87%) MPLS
3 46 (64.79%) Telecoms
4 30 (42.25%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (32.39%) Cisco
5 23 (32.39%) CCNA
6 22 (30.99%) CCNP
7 21 (29.58%) DWDM
7 21 (29.58%) Wireless
8 20 (28.17%) WAN
9 18 (25.35%) BGP
10 17 (23.94%) Marketing
10 17 (23.94%) Product Management
11 16 (22.54%) Degree
12 15 (21.13%) Network Design
12 15 (21.13%) Firewall
12 15 (21.13%) Finance
13 14 (19.72%) Presales
14 13 (18.31%) Service Management
14 13 (18.31%) OSPF
14 13 (18.31%) French Language
15 12 (16.90%) EIGRP
15 12 (16.90%) Low Latency
16 11 (15.49%) VPN
17 10 (14.08%) Games
17 10 (14.08%) CCIP
17 10 (14.08%) ITIL
18 9 (12.68%) CCIE
18 9 (12.68%) VoIP
18 9 (12.68%) 3G

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 9 (12.68%) OpenStack
2 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.04%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.63%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 64 (90.14%) Ethernet
2 56 (78.87%) MPLS
3 21 (29.58%) DWDM
3 21 (29.58%) Wireless
4 20 (28.17%) WAN
5 18 (25.35%) BGP
6 15 (21.13%) Firewall
7 13 (18.31%) OSPF
8 12 (16.90%) EIGRP
9 11 (15.49%) VPN
10 9 (12.68%) 3G
10 9 (12.68%) VoIP
11 7 (9.86%) 802.11
11 7 (9.86%) ADSL
11 7 (9.86%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (9.86%) DSL
11 7 (9.86%) GPRS
12 6 (8.45%) LAN
12 6 (8.45%) tcpdump
12 6 (8.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) GIS
1 1 (1.41%) MySQL
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
General
1 46 (64.79%) Telecoms
2 17 (23.94%) Marketing
3 15 (21.13%) Finance
4 13 (18.31%) French Language
5 10 (14.08%) Games
6 9 (12.68%) Italian Language
7 7 (9.86%) Banking
8 3 (4.23%) Electronics
9 1 (1.41%) German Language
9 1 (1.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (16.90%) Consultant
1 12 (16.90%) Technical Consultant
2 11 (15.49%) Product Manager
3 9 (12.68%) Network Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Presales Consultant
3 9 (12.68%) Technical Presales Consultant
4 6 (8.45%) Network Manager
5 4 (5.63%) Head of IP Transport
5 4 (5.63%) NOC Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Account Director
6 3 (4.23%) Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Network Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (4.23%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 3 (4.23%) Telecoms Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Telecoms Product Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) IP Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Optical Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.41%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.41%) CSS
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.41%) HTML5
2 1 (1.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.23%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.23%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.23%) Hedge funds
3 3 (4.23%) Physics
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) Product Management
2 15 (21.13%) Network Design
3 14 (19.72%) Presales
4 13 (18.31%) Service Management
5 12 (16.90%) Low Latency
6 10 (14.08%) ITIL
7 6 (8.45%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (7.04%) Incident Management
8 5 (7.04%) ITIL V3
9 3 (4.23%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 3 (4.23%) Network Management
9 3 (4.23%) Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (4.23%) Proprietary Trading
9 3 (4.23%) Resource Allocation
10 2 (2.82%) Network Planning
11 1 (1.41%) Data Migration
11 1 (1.41%) Migration
11 1 (1.41%) Performance Management
11 1 (1.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (42.25%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (32.39%) CCNA
3 22 (30.99%) CCNP
4 16 (22.54%) Degree
5 10 (14.08%) CCIP
6 9 (12.68%) CCIE
7 7 (9.86%) CCSA
8 6 (8.45%) CCNP Voice
9 5 (7.04%) JNCIA
9 5 (7.04%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.41%) CCSP
10 1 (1.41%) HND
10 1 (1.41%) MCSA
10 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) Cisco
2 9 (12.68%) VMware
3 8 (11.27%) Juniper
4 7 (9.86%) CheckPoint
5 6 (8.45%) F5
5 6 (8.45%) HP
6 2 (2.82%) Ciena
6 2 (2.82%) Huawei
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.41%) Nokia
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