The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 799 777 735
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -42
Permanent jobs citing SDH 55 112 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.59% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 24 88 89
Average salary £39,500 £45,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.66% +14.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,035 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-8.77% +2.59%
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
17713 19069 19894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.77% 17.39% 19.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14262 15325 16193
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,127
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
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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 -22 25 £38,069 -3.62%
London +17 13 £45,600 -32.44% 2
East of England +18 7 £34,000 +13.33%
South West -5 6 £29,500 -23.37%
North West -9 3 £50,000 +7.52%
East Midlands - 3 - -
SDH
UK

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 127 (76.97%) Telecoms
2 94 (56.97%) DWDM
3 77 (46.67%) MPLS
4 71 (43.03%) Ethernet
5 42 (25.45%) Cisco
6 34 (20.61%) Huawei
7 32 (19.39%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (18.18%) LAN
8 30 (18.18%) UNIX
9 29 (17.58%) CCNA
10 26 (15.76%) Juniper
11 25 (15.15%) Oracle
11 25 (15.15%) WAN
12 23 (13.94%) Java
12 23 (13.94%) Cramer
13 22 (13.33%) Migration
13 22 (13.33%) TDD
14 21 (12.73%) Sybase
14 21 (12.73%) XML
15 20 (12.12%) VoIP
15 20 (12.12%) Marketing
15 20 (12.12%) Network Management
16 19 (11.52%) SQL
17 18 (10.91%) ATM
17 18 (10.91%) TCP/IP
17 18 (10.91%) Degree
17 18 (10.91%) Network Design
18 17 (10.30%) Software Engineering
18 17 (10.30%) Wireless
18 17 (10.30%) WebSphere

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 17 (10.30%) WebSphere
1 17 (10.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (9.70%) MS Visio
2 8 (4.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (4.24%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.82%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 94 (56.97%) DWDM
2 77 (46.67%) MPLS
3 71 (43.03%) Ethernet
4 30 (18.18%) LAN
5 25 (15.15%) WAN
6 20 (12.12%) VoIP
7 18 (10.91%) ATM
7 18 (10.91%) TCP/IP
8 17 (10.30%) Wireless
8 17 (10.30%) GSM
8 17 (10.30%) OSPF
8 17 (10.30%) BGP
9 14 (8.48%) SONET
10 13 (7.88%) VPN
10 13 (7.88%) UMTS
11 12 (7.27%) GPON
12 11 (6.67%) LTE
13 10 (6.06%) NGN
13 10 (6.06%) DSLAM
13 10 (6.06%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.30%) Oracle Database 10g
1 17 (10.30%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.21%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (9.70%) Toad
2 6 (3.64%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.61%) Subversion
3 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.61%) ClearCase
General
1 127 (76.97%) Telecoms
2 20 (12.12%) Marketing
3 6 (3.64%) Advertising
4 4 (2.42%) Electronics
5 2 (1.21%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Military
6 1 (0.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (18.79%) Network Engineer
2 17 (10.30%) Software Engineer
3 12 (7.27%) Account Manager
4 11 (6.67%) Transmission Engineer
5 9 (5.45%) Support Engineer
6 7 (4.24%) NOC Engineer
6 7 (4.24%) Account Director
6 7 (4.24%) Operations Engineer
6 7 (4.24%) Network Operations Engineer
7 6 (3.64%) Consultant
8 5 (3.03%) Professional Services Engineer
9 4 (2.42%) Field Engineer
9 4 (2.42%) Architect
9 4 (2.42%) Project Manager
9 4 (2.42%) Test Leader
9 4 (2.42%) Network Support
9 4 (2.42%) Network Architect
9 4 (2.42%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (2.42%) Project Engineer
9 4 (2.42%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.73%) XML
2 16 (9.70%) Web Services
2 16 (9.70%) SOAP
2 16 (9.70%) JMS
2 16 (9.70%) JAXB
2 16 (9.70%) WSDL
3 5 (3.03%) CORBA
4 1 (0.61%) .NET
4 1 (0.61%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.88%) CCTV
2 11 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.85%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.85%) IPTV
4 6 (3.64%) STB
4 6 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.03%) Tandem
6 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.18%) UNIX
2 10 (6.06%) Linux
3 3 (1.82%) Windows
4 2 (1.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.33%) Migration
1 22 (13.33%) TDD
2 20 (12.12%) Network Management
3 18 (10.91%) Network Design
4 17 (10.30%) Software Engineering
4 17 (10.30%) Data Migration
5 10 (6.06%) Service Management
5 10 (6.06%) CRM
6 9 (5.45%) Project Management
7 7 (4.24%) Product Management
7 7 (4.24%) ITIL
8 6 (3.64%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (3.64%) Security Management
8 6 (3.64%) Business Continuity
8 6 (3.64%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (3.64%) Information Security
9 5 (3.03%) Procure-to-pay
9 5 (3.03%) Logistics
9 5 (3.03%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.03%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.94%) Java
2 19 (11.52%) SQL
3 17 (10.30%) PL/SQL
4 14 (8.48%) C
5 6 (3.64%) Python
6 1 (0.61%) Ruby
6 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.61%) C++
6 1 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (19.39%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (17.58%) CCNA
3 18 (10.91%) Degree
4 8 (4.85%) HNC
5 7 (4.24%) CCNP
6 5 (3.03%) CCIP
7 4 (2.42%) PMP
7 4 (2.42%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.82%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.82%) CCIE
9 2 (1.21%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.21%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.21%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.21%) CCSE
9 2 (1.21%) CCSA
10 1 (0.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.88%) SLA
2 11 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.82%) QA
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.21%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.21%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (4.24%) OpenView
2 6 (3.64%) Netcool
2 6 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (3.03%) OPNET
3 5 (3.03%) Cacti
3 5 (3.03%) Nagios
4 2 (1.21%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 42 (25.45%) Cisco
2 34 (20.61%) Huawei
3 26 (15.76%) Juniper
4 25 (15.15%) Oracle
5 23 (13.94%) Cramer
6 21 (12.73%) Sybase
7 17 (10.30%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 16 (9.70%) BEA
9 15 (9.09%) HP
9 15 (9.09%) MetaSolv
9 15 (9.09%) Ciena
10 14 (8.48%) Ericsson
10 14 (8.48%) Remedy
11 7 (4.24%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 6 (3.64%) Infovista
12 6 (3.64%) Microsoft
13 4 (2.42%) Nokia
14 3 (1.82%) BT
15 2 (1.21%) Symantec
15 2 (1.21%) Veritas
London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + performance based bonus
Posted: 16 days ago