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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 830 876 863
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -13
Permanent jobs citing SDH 76 53 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.053% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.29% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 66 23 86
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,300 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £60,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £38,069 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+31.34% -3.62%
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
16086 18057 19414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.24% 17.92% 17.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13488 14562 15590
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,597 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,500 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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
South East +43 48 £51,500 +28.96%
London +52 25 £60,000 +31.57% 1
West Midlands - 9 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 7 £50,000 -
South West +4 1 - -
SDH
UK

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 106 (79.70%) Telecoms
2 102 (76.69%) Ethernet
3 98 (73.68%) MPLS
4 68 (51.13%) Cisco
5 62 (46.62%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (42.11%) WAN
6 56 (42.11%) Network Design
7 53 (39.85%) LAN
8 46 (34.59%) Juniper
8 46 (34.59%) Wireless
9 40 (30.08%) Data Centre
10 38 (28.57%) IP Telephony
10 38 (28.57%) VPN
11 37 (27.82%) MS Office
12 36 (27.07%) MS Excel
12 36 (27.07%) Microsoft
12 36 (27.07%) BGP
13 35 (26.32%) TCP/IP
13 35 (26.32%) MS Visio
14 34 (25.56%) Avaya
14 34 (25.56%) CCDP
14 34 (25.56%) Video Conferencing
14 34 (25.56%) Telepresence
15 33 (24.81%) SONET
16 32 (24.06%) 3G
17 30 (22.56%) OSPF
17 30 (22.56%) Network Architecture
18 28 (21.05%) DWDM
19 27 (20.30%) CCNA
19 27 (20.30%) HSRP

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 2 (1.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 37 (27.82%) MS Office
2 36 (27.07%) MS Excel
3 35 (26.32%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.01%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.75%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.75%) LightWave 3D
5 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 102 (76.69%) Ethernet
2 98 (73.68%) MPLS
3 56 (42.11%) WAN
4 53 (39.85%) LAN
5 46 (34.59%) Wireless
6 38 (28.57%) IP Telephony
6 38 (28.57%) VPN
7 36 (27.07%) BGP
8 35 (26.32%) TCP/IP
9 34 (25.56%) Telepresence
10 33 (24.81%) SONET
11 32 (24.06%) 3G
12 30 (22.56%) OSPF
13 28 (21.05%) DWDM
14 27 (20.30%) HSRP
15 26 (19.55%) RSVP
16 24 (18.05%) SS7
17 23 (17.29%) ATM
18 20 (15.04%) 4G
18 20 (15.04%) VRRP
General
1 106 (79.70%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.77%) Finance
3 12 (9.02%) Games
4 2 (1.50%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Billing
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (27.07%) Designer
2 34 (25.56%) Network Designer
3 22 (16.54%) Implementation Engineer
4 20 (15.04%) Design Engineer
5 19 (14.29%) Ericsson Engineer
6 12 (9.02%) Network Engineer
6 12 (9.02%) Network Manager
7 10 (7.52%) IP Engineer
8 9 (6.77%) Telecoms Designer
9 8 (6.02%) Consultant
9 8 (6.02%) NOC Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) Presales Consultant
10 6 (4.51%) Senior Network Engineer
11 5 (3.76%) Account Director
11 5 (3.76%) Switch Engineer
12 4 (3.01%) IP Network Engineer
12 4 (3.01%) Network Analyst
12 4 (3.01%) Senior IP Engineer
12 4 (3.01%) Telecoms Manager
12 4 (3.01%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.02%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.50%) RFC 2547
3 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (30.08%) Data Centre
2 34 (25.56%) Video Conferencing
3 17 (12.78%) Driving Licence
4 8 (6.02%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.76%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.50%) CCTV
8 1 (0.75%) IPTV
8 1 (0.75%) MPEG
8 1 (0.75%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.50%) Unix
2 1 (0.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (42.11%) Network Design
2 30 (22.56%) Network Architecture
3 27 (20.30%) Presales
4 18 (13.53%) Network Management
5 17 (12.78%) Migration
6 7 (5.26%) Network Planning
7 6 (4.51%) Fault Management
7 6 (4.51%) Mentoring
7 6 (4.51%) Project Management
8 5 (3.76%) Low Latency
8 5 (3.76%) Proprietary Trading
8 5 (3.76%) Service Design
9 4 (3.01%) ITIL
9 4 (3.01%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (3.01%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.01%) Service Management
10 3 (2.26%) CRM
11 2 (1.50%) Change Management
11 2 (1.50%) DNA
11 2 (1.50%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 62 (46.62%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (25.56%) CCDP
3 27 (20.30%) CCNA
4 25 (18.80%) CCNP
5 14 (10.53%) Degree
6 10 (7.52%) CCSA
6 10 (7.52%) CCSP
6 10 (7.52%) MCSA
6 10 (7.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (5.26%) CCIP
8 2 (1.50%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.50%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.75%) HNC
9 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.75%) PMP
9 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.50%) Firmware
1 2 (1.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Netcool
Vendors
1 68 (51.13%) Cisco
2 46 (34.59%) Juniper
3 36 (27.07%) Microsoft
4 34 (25.56%) Avaya
5 23 (17.29%) Ericsson
6 19 (14.29%) Huawei
6 19 (14.29%) Redback
7 17 (12.78%) Ciena
8 10 (7.52%) CheckPoint
8 10 (7.52%) Nokia
9 8 (6.02%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 7 (5.26%) Remedy
11 3 (2.26%) Tellabs
11 3 (2.26%) VMware
12 1 (0.75%) Brocade
12 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
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