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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 827 891 865
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -26
Permanent jobs citing SDH 34 60 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.059% 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.35% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 26 47 47
Median salary £40,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £55,800
UK excluding London median salary - £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.17%
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
14845 16968 19699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.37% 16.73% 18.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12123 14159 15917
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +77 26 £40,750 +13.19% 5
South East +46 8 - - 2
SDH
UK

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 73 (82.95%) Ethernet
2 71 (80.68%) MPLS
3 49 (55.68%) Telecoms
4 36 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (34.09%) CCNA
6 27 (30.68%) CCNP
6 27 (30.68%) Cisco
7 23 (26.14%) Wireless
8 22 (25.00%) Finance
8 22 (25.00%) WAN
8 22 (25.00%) DWDM
9 21 (23.86%) SONET
9 21 (23.86%) BGP
9 21 (23.86%) Low Latency
10 18 (20.45%) Product Management
10 18 (20.45%) Marketing
10 18 (20.45%) Juniper
11 16 (18.18%) VPN
11 16 (18.18%) Hedge funds
11 16 (18.18%) Proprietary Trading
11 16 (18.18%) Resource Allocation
11 16 (18.18%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 14 (15.91%) Network Design
13 13 (14.77%) French Language
13 13 (14.77%) OSPF
14 12 (13.64%) Service Management
14 12 (13.64%) Degree
15 11 (12.50%) EIGRP
15 11 (12.50%) 3G
15 11 (12.50%) CCIP

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 6 (6.82%) OpenStack
2 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.14%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.68%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 73 (82.95%) Ethernet
2 71 (80.68%) MPLS
3 23 (26.14%) Wireless
4 22 (25.00%) DWDM
4 22 (25.00%) WAN
5 21 (23.86%) BGP
5 21 (23.86%) SONET
6 16 (18.18%) VPN
7 13 (14.77%) OSPF
8 11 (12.50%) 3G
8 11 (12.50%) EIGRP
8 11 (12.50%) LAN
9 10 (11.36%) 802.11
9 10 (11.36%) ADSL
9 10 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (11.36%) DSL
9 10 (11.36%) Firewall
9 10 (11.36%) GPRS
10 9 (10.23%) TCP/IP
11 8 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) GIS
1 1 (1.14%) MySQL
1 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
General
1 49 (55.68%) Telecoms
2 22 (25.00%) Finance
3 18 (20.45%) Marketing
4 13 (14.77%) French Language
5 10 (11.36%) Games
6 8 (9.09%) Italian Language
7 6 (6.82%) Banking
8 1 (1.14%) German Language
8 1 (1.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (18.18%) Account Director
2 13 (14.77%) Product Manager
3 11 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) Consultant
4 9 (10.23%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (7.95%) NOC Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Network Manager
6 6 (6.82%) Presales Consultant
6 6 (6.82%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Technical Presales Consultant
7 5 (5.68%) Optical Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Telecoms Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Telecoms Product Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (3.41%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 2 (2.27%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) Head of IP Transport
10 1 (1.14%) Head of Software Development
10 1 (1.14%) ITIL Incident Manager
10 1 (1.14%) Senior Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.27%) RFC 2547
3 1 (1.14%) .NET
3 1 (1.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.14%) CSS
3 1 (1.14%) HTML
3 1 (1.14%) HTML5
3 1 (1.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Hedge funds
2 7 (7.95%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.27%) CCTV
3 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.86%) Low Latency
2 18 (20.45%) Product Management
3 16 (18.18%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 16 (18.18%) Proprietary Trading
3 16 (18.18%) Resource Allocation
4 14 (15.91%) Network Design
5 12 (13.64%) Service Management
6 11 (12.50%) Presales
7 8 (9.09%) ITIL
8 6 (6.82%) Network Architecture
8 6 (6.82%) Network Planning
9 5 (5.68%) ITIL V3
9 5 (5.68%) Service Design
10 4 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (3.41%) Incident Management
12 2 (2.27%) CRM
12 2 (2.27%) Process Management
12 2 (2.27%) Service Delivery
13 1 (1.14%) Change Management
13 1 (1.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (34.09%) CCNA
3 27 (30.68%) CCNP
4 12 (13.64%) Degree
5 11 (12.50%) CCIP
6 10 (11.36%) CCSA
7 8 (9.09%) CCIE
8 6 (6.82%) CCSP
8 6 (6.82%) MCSA
8 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (4.55%) CCNP Voice
10 3 (3.41%) JNCIA
10 3 (3.41%) JNCIP
11 2 (2.27%) HNC
12 1 (1.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.82%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (30.68%) Cisco
2 18 (20.45%) Juniper
3 10 (11.36%) CheckPoint
4 6 (6.82%) Nokia
4 6 (6.82%) VMware
5 5 (5.68%) Ciena
5 5 (5.68%) Huawei
6 4 (4.55%) F5
6 4 (4.55%) HP
7 1 (1.14%) Microsoft
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent bonus + extensive benefi
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + great bonus + extensive benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 17 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
NPL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Feltham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Accenture
Posted: 15 days ago