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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 798 760 758
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -2
Permanent jobs citing SDH 100 95 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.092% 0.092% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.52% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 47 82 87
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,800 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
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
19466 18170 21708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.00% 17.53% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15716 14576 18065
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +45 80 £42,500 -10.52% 2
London -40 17 £42,500 -10.52%
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
SDH
UK

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 133 (73.08%) Telecoms
2 94 (51.65%) DWDM
3 83 (45.60%) Ethernet
3 83 (45.60%) Cisco
4 82 (45.05%) MPLS
5 53 (29.12%) Juniper
6 52 (28.57%) Internet
7 49 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
8 45 (24.73%) OSPF
8 45 (24.73%) BGP
9 41 (22.53%) Service Delivery
10 38 (20.88%) WAN
11 36 (19.78%) VPN
11 36 (19.78%) Service Management
12 34 (18.68%) VoIP
12 34 (18.68%) ATM
13 33 (18.13%) TCP/IP
13 33 (18.13%) CCNA
14 26 (14.29%) Network Design
15 25 (13.74%) LAN
16 24 (13.19%) Oracle
17 23 (12.64%) UNIX
17 23 (12.64%) Sonus
18 22 (12.09%) Microsoft
18 22 (12.09%) SONET
19 21 (11.54%) Wireless
19 21 (11.54%) Frame Relay
19 21 (11.54%) VPLS
20 20 (10.99%) Marketing
20 20 (10.99%) Ericsson

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 12 (6.59%) WebLogic
1 12 (6.59%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.55%) Lync
2 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (7.69%) MS Office
2 11 (6.04%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.04%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.65%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.10%) MS Project
4 2 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 94 (51.65%) DWDM
2 83 (45.60%) Ethernet
3 82 (45.05%) MPLS
4 52 (28.57%) Internet
5 45 (24.73%) OSPF
5 45 (24.73%) BGP
6 38 (20.88%) WAN
7 36 (19.78%) VPN
8 34 (18.68%) VoIP
8 34 (18.68%) ATM
9 33 (18.13%) TCP/IP
10 25 (13.74%) LAN
11 22 (12.09%) SONET
12 21 (11.54%) Wireless
12 21 (11.54%) Frame Relay
12 21 (11.54%) VPLS
13 19 (10.44%) MD110
13 19 (10.44%) xDSL
13 19 (10.44%) DPNSS
13 19 (10.44%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.59%) Oracle Database 10g
1 12 (6.59%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (6.04%) Toad
2 2 (1.10%) TestDirector
General
1 133 (73.08%) Telecoms
2 20 (10.99%) Marketing
3 12 (6.59%) Finance
4 2 (1.10%) Front Office
4 2 (1.10%) Electronics
4 2 (1.10%) Retail
5 1 (0.55%) German Language
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (13.74%) Network Engineer
2 16 (8.79%) Transmission Engineer
3 15 (8.24%) Network Architect
3 15 (8.24%) Architect
4 12 (6.59%) Software Engineer
5 11 (6.04%) Team Leader
5 11 (6.04%) Network Design Architect
6 10 (5.49%) Account Manager
7 9 (4.95%) Technical Engineer
8 8 (4.40%) Junior
8 8 (4.40%) IP Engineer
9 7 (3.85%) Pre Sales Engineer
9 7 (3.85%) NOC Engineer
10 6 (3.30%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.30%) Consultant
10 6 (3.30%) Design Engineer
11 5 (2.75%) Test Engineer
11 5 (2.75%) Network Design Engineer
11 5 (2.75%) Implementation Engineer
12 4 (2.20%) Junior Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.59%) XML
2 11 (6.04%) SOAP
2 11 (6.04%) Web Services
2 11 (6.04%) JMS
2 11 (6.04%) WSDL
2 11 (6.04%) JAXB
3 1 (0.55%) Velocity
3 1 (0.55%) JAX-WS
3 1 (0.55%) JavaFX
3 1 (0.55%) Swing
3 1 (0.55%) J2SE
3 1 (0.55%) J2EE
3 1 (0.55%) CSS
3 1 (0.55%) JDBC
3 1 (0.55%) JSP
3 1 (0.55%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.40%) Equities
3 6 (3.30%) DTV
4 5 (2.75%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.75%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.65%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.10%) CCTV
7 1 (0.55%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.64%) UNIX
2 16 (8.79%) Linux
3 3 (1.65%) Mac OS X
3 3 (1.65%) Windows
4 2 (1.10%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.53%) Service Delivery
2 36 (19.78%) Service Management
3 26 (14.29%) Network Design
4 18 (9.89%) Incident Management
5 15 (8.24%) Migration
6 14 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 13 (7.14%) TDD
8 12 (6.59%) Software Engineering
8 12 (6.59%) Data Migration
9 11 (6.04%) Line Management
9 11 (6.04%) Time Management
10 10 (5.49%) Product Management
10 10 (5.49%) Network Architecture
11 9 (4.95%) System Testing
11 9 (4.95%) Regression Testing
12 8 (4.40%) Project Management
13 7 (3.85%) Numerical Analysis
14 6 (3.30%) Network Planning
15 5 (2.75%) Business Development
15 5 (2.75%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.24%) SQL
2 14 (7.69%) Java
3 12 (6.59%) PL/SQL
4 8 (4.40%) Perl
4 8 (4.40%) Python
Qualifications
1 49 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (18.13%) CCNA
3 19 (10.44%) CCIE
4 16 (8.79%) CCNP
5 12 (6.59%) JNCIE
5 12 (6.59%) Security Cleared
6 10 (5.49%) SC Cleared
7 9 (4.95%) Degree
8 4 (2.20%) HND
8 4 (2.20%) CCDP
9 3 (1.65%) JNCIA
9 3 (1.65%) JNCIP
9 3 (1.65%) CISSP
10 2 (1.10%) CFA
10 2 (1.10%) HNC
11 1 (0.55%) CCIP
11 1 (0.55%) ISEB
11 1 (0.55%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.04%) SLA
2 2 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.20%) OpenView
2 3 (1.65%) Netcool
3 2 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 83 (45.60%) Cisco
2 53 (29.12%) Juniper
3 24 (13.19%) Oracle
4 23 (12.64%) Sonus
5 22 (12.09%) Microsoft
6 20 (10.99%) Ericsson
7 19 (10.44%) Huawei
7 19 (10.44%) Aastra
8 15 (8.24%) Cramer
8 15 (8.24%) Sybase
9 11 (6.04%) BEA
9 11 (6.04%) MetaSolv
10 5 (2.75%) Siemens
10 5 (2.75%) Acme Packet
10 5 (2.75%) Ciena
11 4 (2.20%) HP
11 4 (2.20%) Nortel
12 3 (1.65%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.65%) Remedy
12 3 (1.65%) Foundry
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