The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
England / London
Rank 542 630 618
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -12
Permanent jobs citing SDH 29 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.087% 0.023% 0.057%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.14% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 19
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,500 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +19.04%

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5321 6295 6960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.92% 15.75% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4514 5298 5889
Median salary £54,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in London

SDH
Salary Trend in London

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

SDH Salary Trend in London

SDH
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SDH across the London region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

SDH Salary Histogram in London

SDH
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDH within the London region over the 3 months to 17 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
Feltham +8 6 £37,500 -34.78% 1
City of London - 6 £50,000 -
Teddington - 3 - -
SDH
England

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing SDH 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 London region with a requirement for SDH.

1 51 (94.44%) Ethernet
2 42 (77.78%) MPLS
3 30 (55.56%) Telecoms
3 30 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (42.59%) CCNA
4 23 (42.59%) Cisco
5 22 (40.74%) CCNP
6 19 (35.19%) WAN
7 18 (33.33%) BGP
8 16 (29.63%) Degree
9 15 (27.78%) Finance
9 15 (27.78%) Firewall
10 14 (25.93%) Presales
11 13 (24.07%) French Language
11 13 (24.07%) OSPF
12 12 (22.22%) EIGRP
12 12 (22.22%) Low Latency
13 11 (20.37%) VPN
14 10 (18.52%) CCIP
14 10 (18.52%) VoIP
14 10 (18.52%) ITIL
14 10 (18.52%) Games
14 10 (18.52%) VMware
15 9 (16.67%) DWDM
15 9 (16.67%) CCIE
15 9 (16.67%) Data Centre
15 9 (16.67%) OpenStack
15 9 (16.67%) Italian Language
15 9 (16.67%) Hyper-V
16 8 (14.81%) Juniper

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
1 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (94.44%) Ethernet
2 42 (77.78%) MPLS
3 19 (35.19%) WAN
4 18 (33.33%) BGP
5 15 (27.78%) Firewall
6 13 (24.07%) OSPF
7 12 (22.22%) EIGRP
8 11 (20.37%) VPN
9 10 (18.52%) VoIP
10 9 (16.67%) DWDM
11 7 (12.96%) 3G
11 7 (12.96%) 802.11
11 7 (12.96%) ADSL
11 7 (12.96%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (12.96%) DSL
11 7 (12.96%) GPRS
11 7 (12.96%) Wireless
12 6 (11.11%) tcpdump
12 6 (11.11%) Wireshark
13 4 (7.41%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) MySQL
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 15 (27.78%) Finance
3 13 (24.07%) French Language
4 10 (18.52%) Games
5 9 (16.67%) Italian Language
6 7 (12.96%) Banking
7 4 (7.41%) Marketing
8 3 (5.56%) Electronics
9 1 (1.85%) German Language
9 1 (1.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Consultant
1 13 (24.07%) Technical Consultant
2 9 (16.67%) Presales Consultant
2 9 (16.67%) Technical Presales Consultant
3 8 (14.81%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Head of IP Transport
4 4 (7.41%) NOC Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Product Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Account Director
5 3 (5.56%) Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Network Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) Telecoms Manager
5 3 (5.56%) Telecoms Product Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Optical Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Head of Development
7 1 (1.85%) Head of Software Development
7 1 (1.85%) Technical Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.85%) CSS
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
2 1 (1.85%) HTML5
2 1 (1.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (5.56%) Hedge funds
3 3 (5.56%) Physics
4 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Presales
2 12 (22.22%) Low Latency
3 10 (18.52%) ITIL
4 6 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
5 5 (9.26%) ITIL V3
5 5 (9.26%) Product Management
6 3 (5.56%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 3 (5.56%) Network Management
6 3 (5.56%) Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (5.56%) Proprietary Trading
6 3 (5.56%) Resource Allocation
7 1 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.85%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.85%) Change Management
7 1 (1.85%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.85%) Network Planning
7 1 (1.85%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (42.59%) CCNA
3 22 (40.74%) CCNP
4 16 (29.63%) Degree
5 10 (18.52%) CCIP
6 9 (16.67%) CCIE
7 7 (12.96%) CCSA
8 6 (11.11%) CCNP Voice
9 5 (9.26%) JNCIA
9 5 (9.26%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.85%) CCSP
10 1 (1.85%) MCSA
10 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (42.59%) Cisco
2 10 (18.52%) VMware
3 8 (14.81%) Juniper
4 7 (12.96%) CheckPoint
5 6 (11.11%) F5
5 6 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (3.70%) Ciena
6 2 (3.70%) Huawei
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.85%) Nokia
7 1 (1.85%) Riverbed
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + plus 20% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Feltham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + commission + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago