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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 169 186 190
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +4
Permanent jobs citing SDH 28 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.73% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.31% 0.88% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 9
Average salary £39,750 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £56,900 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.50%
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
847 797 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 22.14% 21.71% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 761 665 938
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SDH across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

SDH Salary Histogram 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 20 October 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
Basingstoke +26 17 £39,500 +17.91%
SDH
South East

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 52 (91.23%) Telecoms
2 44 (77.19%) Cisco
3 32 (56.14%) Internet
4 30 (52.63%) CCNA
4 30 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (42.11%) Ericsson
5 24 (42.11%) ISDN
5 24 (42.11%) DPNSS
5 24 (42.11%) MD110
5 24 (42.11%) Aastra
5 24 (42.11%) Sonus
6 22 (38.60%) Ethernet
7 21 (36.84%) Juniper
7 21 (36.84%) IPv6
7 21 (36.84%) Service Management
7 21 (36.84%) BGP
7 21 (36.84%) Incident Management
8 20 (35.09%) SONET
8 20 (35.09%) MPLS
8 20 (35.09%) OSPF
8 20 (35.09%) TCP/IP
9 19 (33.33%) VPLS
10 17 (29.82%) Service Delivery
11 16 (28.07%) Security Cleared
12 15 (26.32%) SC Cleared
13 12 (21.05%) HSRP
13 12 (21.05%) Load Balancing
13 12 (21.05%) RSVP
14 11 (19.30%) VLAN
15 10 (17.54%) Line Management

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 32 (56.14%) Internet
2 24 (42.11%) ISDN
2 24 (42.11%) DPNSS
2 24 (42.11%) MD110
3 22 (38.60%) Ethernet
4 21 (36.84%) IPv6
4 21 (36.84%) BGP
5 20 (35.09%) TCP/IP
5 20 (35.09%) SONET
5 20 (35.09%) MPLS
5 20 (35.09%) OSPF
6 19 (33.33%) VPLS
7 12 (21.05%) RSVP
7 12 (21.05%) HSRP
8 11 (19.30%) VLAN
9 7 (12.28%) DWDM
10 6 (10.53%) VoIP
11 5 (8.77%) Wireless
11 5 (8.77%) LTE
11 5 (8.77%) TETRA
General
1 52 (91.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Network Engineer
2 7 (12.28%) NOC Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Team Leader
4 5 (8.77%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Incident Manager
5 2 (3.51%) Provisioning Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) NOC Manager
6 1 (1.75%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) Transmission Engineer
6 1 (1.75%) IP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) DTV
1 5 (8.77%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Service Management
1 21 (36.84%) Incident Management
2 17 (29.82%) Service Delivery
3 12 (21.05%) Load Balancing
4 10 (17.54%) Line Management
5 6 (10.53%) Time Management
6 5 (8.77%) Numerical Analysis
6 5 (8.77%) Business Development
7 3 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.75%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.75%) Data Analysis
8 1 (1.75%) OOP
8 1 (1.75%) OO
Qualifications
1 30 (52.63%) CCNA
1 30 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (28.07%) Security Cleared
3 15 (26.32%) SC Cleared
4 7 (12.28%) CCNP
5 5 (8.77%) CCIE
6 1 (1.75%) HND
6 1 (1.75%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 44 (77.19%) Cisco
2 24 (42.11%) Ericsson
2 24 (42.11%) Aastra
2 24 (42.11%) Sonus
3 21 (36.84%) Juniper
4 5 (8.77%) Oracle
4 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.77%) Acme Packet
4 5 (8.77%) Siemens