The table below looks at the statistics for SONET skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SONET over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
UK / England
Rank 832 888 928
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +40
Permanent jobs citing SONET 1 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.001% 0.012% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.008% 0.070% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 7
Median salary £72,500 £50,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.00% +35.13%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +29.87%

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
13194 15741 17902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.77% 16.83% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 10828 13192 14613
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%

SONET
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing SONET as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SONET Jobs Demand Trend in England

SONET
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SONET across the England region.

SONET Salary Trend in England

SONET
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SONET within the England region over the 3 months to 19 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 +50 1 £72,500 +101.38%
SONET
UK

SONET
Top 24 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing SONET 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 SONET.

1 3 (100.00%) SDH
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Hedge funds
2 2 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 2 (66.67%) Proprietary Trading
2 2 (66.67%) Resource Allocation
2 2 (66.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Presales
3 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) Product Management
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) DWDM
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN

SONET
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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) SDH
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) DWDM
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Account Director
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Hedge funds
2 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 2 (66.67%) Low Latency
1 2 (66.67%) Proprietary Trading
1 2 (66.67%) Resource Allocation
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
1 1 (33.33%) VMware