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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
Rank 874 913 939
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +26
Permanent jobs citing SONET 8 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.009% 0.018% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.053% 0.10% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 19
Median salary £122,500 £37,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+231.08% -13.45%
UK excluding London median salary - £35,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
- -14.11%
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
15203 17146 19450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.97% 16.76% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12539 14337 15416
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 28 September 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 +51 8 £122,500 +231.08%
SONET
UK

SONET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 36 (100.00%) SDH
2 35 (97.22%) MPLS
3 32 (88.89%) Ethernet
4 21 (58.33%) Finance
4 21 (58.33%) Hedge funds
4 21 (58.33%) Proprietary Trading
4 21 (58.33%) Low Latency
4 21 (58.33%) Resource Allocation
5 15 (41.67%) Telecoms
5 15 (41.67%) TCP/IP
6 14 (38.89%) BGP
7 12 (33.33%) Juniper
8 10 (27.78%) OSPF
9 8 (22.22%) RSVP
9 8 (22.22%) CCNA
9 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (22.22%) Cisco
9 8 (22.22%) CCNP
9 8 (22.22%) HSRP
9 8 (22.22%) Service Design
10 7 (19.44%) SS7
11 4 (11.11%) VRRP
11 4 (11.11%) Process Management
11 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
11 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
11 4 (11.11%) Frame Relay
11 4 (11.11%) Ericsson
11 4 (11.11%) Internet
11 4 (11.11%) 3G
11 4 (11.11%) CCIP

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.78%) LightWave 3D
Communications & Networking
1 36 (100.00%) SDH
2 35 (97.22%) MPLS
3 32 (88.89%) Ethernet
4 15 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 14 (38.89%) BGP
6 10 (27.78%) OSPF
7 8 (22.22%) HSRP
7 8 (22.22%) RSVP
8 7 (19.44%) SS7
9 4 (11.11%) 4G
9 4 (11.11%) Frame Relay
9 4 (11.11%) GGSN
9 4 (11.11%) SGSN
9 4 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (11.11%) VLAN
9 4 (11.11%) VoLTE
9 4 (11.11%) VoWiFi
9 4 (11.11%) VPLS
9 4 (11.11%) VPN
9 4 (11.11%) VRRP
General
1 21 (58.33%) Finance
2 15 (41.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Account Director
2 4 (11.11%) Design Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) Ericsson Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (5.56%) Architect
3 2 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (5.56%) IP Engineer
3 2 (5.56%) Transmission Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) Electrical Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) Mechanical Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) Senior Electrical Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) Senior IP Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 21 (58.33%) Hedge funds
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Low Latency
1 21 (58.33%) Proprietary Trading
1 21 (58.33%) Resource Allocation
2 8 (22.22%) Service Design
3 4 (11.11%) CRM
3 4 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 4 (11.11%) Network Design
3 4 (11.11%) Process Management
3 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.56%) Change Management
4 2 (5.56%) DNA
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.78%) Coaching
5 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) CCNA
1 8 (22.22%) CCNP
1 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.11%) CCIP
2 4 (11.11%) HNC
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Juniper
2 8 (22.22%) Cisco
3 4 (11.11%) Ericsson
3 4 (11.11%) Redback
4 2 (5.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (5.56%) Ciena
4 2 (5.56%) Huawei