The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 191 171 177
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Permanent jobs citing SDH 2 25 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.054% 0.63% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 2.68% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 25 7
Average salary £34,535 £31,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.40% -19.48%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £39,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-13.92% -14.59%
SDH
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
833 932 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 22.59% 23.49% 22.10%
Number of salaries quoted 651 794 687
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SDH across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

SDH
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

SDH Salary Trend in Hampshire

SDH
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDH within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(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
Basingstoke -4 1 £31,000 -
SDH
South East

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) MPLS
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) HSRP
3 3 (50.00%) IPv6
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) CCIP
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) RSVP
4 2 (33.33%) MD110
4 2 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (33.33%) PPP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) GLBP
5 1 (16.67%) Ciena
5 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) OSPF
5 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
5 1 (16.67%) Siemens
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) SONET
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) ISDN
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) PBX

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) HSRP
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) RSVP
3 3 (50.00%) IPv6
4 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (33.33%) PPP
4 2 (33.33%) MD110
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) VLAN
5 1 (16.67%) VPLS
5 1 (16.67%) GLBP
5 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (16.67%) VRRP
5 1 (16.67%) DPNSS
5 1 (16.67%) DSL
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) ISDN
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) PBX
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Implementation Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) IP Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) NOC Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Fault Management
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) CCIP
3 1 (16.67%) JNCIA
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Ericsson
3 1 (16.67%) Siemens
3 1 (16.67%) Mitel
3 1 (16.67%) Aastra
3 1 (16.67%) Ciena