The table below looks at the statistics for SONET skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SONET over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
Rank 869 871 853
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Permanent jobs citing SONET 15 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.016% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.087% 0.087% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 4
Average salary £37,000 £41,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.84% +21.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £76,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £39,500 £34,250
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +15.32%
SONET
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
17213 19493 17790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.84% 18.19% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14343 15539 14459
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SONET
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SONET across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SONET within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
London +19 12 £37,000 -50.66% 1
South East +6 3 £35,000 -11.39%
SONET
UK

SONET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing SONET 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 SONET.

1 21 (91.30%) SDH
2 18 (78.26%) TCP/IP
3 16 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (69.57%) Telecoms
4 15 (65.22%) DWDM
4 15 (65.22%) CCNA
4 15 (65.22%) Ethernet
5 14 (60.87%) Juniper
6 12 (52.17%) OSPF
7 11 (47.83%) Cisco
8 10 (43.48%) Internet
8 10 (43.48%) Degree
9 9 (39.13%) RSVP
9 9 (39.13%) CCNP
10 8 (34.78%) MPLS
11 7 (30.43%) BGP
11 7 (30.43%) Spanning Tree
12 6 (26.09%) Network Management
13 5 (21.74%) VPLS
13 5 (21.74%) HSRP
13 5 (21.74%) Project Management
13 5 (21.74%) Validation
13 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
13 5 (21.74%) VLAN
13 5 (21.74%) CCIP
13 5 (21.74%) IPv6
13 5 (21.74%) CCIE
13 5 (21.74%) SNMP
13 5 (21.74%) CRM
14 4 (17.39%) CORBA

SONET
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing SONET 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 SONET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 21 (91.30%) SDH
2 18 (78.26%) TCP/IP
3 15 (65.22%) DWDM
3 15 (65.22%) Ethernet
4 12 (52.17%) OSPF
5 10 (43.48%) Internet
6 9 (39.13%) RSVP
7 8 (34.78%) MPLS
8 7 (30.43%) BGP
8 7 (30.43%) Spanning Tree
9 5 (21.74%) HSRP
9 5 (21.74%) IPv6
9 5 (21.74%) VLAN
9 5 (21.74%) VPLS
9 5 (21.74%) SNMP
10 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (8.70%) Network Security
11 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (8.70%) EIGRP
11 2 (8.70%) Multicast
General
1 16 (69.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (17.39%) Marketing
3 3 (13.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Professional Services Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Network Support
4 2 (8.70%) Network Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) XML
1 4 (17.39%) CORBA
2 2 (8.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
2 4 (17.39%) Tandem
2 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Network Management
2 5 (21.74%) CRM
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 5 (21.74%) Validation
3 4 (17.39%) Logistics
3 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
3 4 (17.39%) Business Development
3 4 (17.39%) Procure-to-pay
4 3 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (13.04%) Process Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) Facility Management
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (65.22%) CCNA
3 10 (43.48%) Degree
4 9 (39.13%) CCNP
5 5 (21.74%) CCIP
5 5 (21.74%) CCIE
6 2 (8.70%) MCSA
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Juniper
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 3 (13.04%) Huawei
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) Brocade
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