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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
England / London
Rank 539 630 629
Rank change year-on-year
+91 -1
Permanent jobs citing SDH 27 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.082% 0.039% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.25% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 18
Median salary £52,500 £46,500 £78,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -40.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,700 £37,350
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £93,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-33.00% +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
5153 6494 7510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.65% 15.81% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4330 5507 6293
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 25 February 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 25 February 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
City of London +48 5 £50,000 +9.58%
Southwark - 5 £75,000 -
Feltham +2 3 £40,000 -30.43%
Teddington - 3 - -
SDH
England

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 52 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 40 (76.92%) MPLS
3 28 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 25 (48.08%) Cisco
6 22 (42.31%) CCNP
6 22 (42.31%) Presales
7 21 (40.38%) CCNA
8 19 (36.54%) WAN
9 17 (32.69%) BGP
9 17 (32.69%) Degree
10 16 (30.77%) Firewall
11 14 (26.92%) OSPF
12 13 (25.00%) EIGRP
12 13 (25.00%) Finance
13 12 (23.08%) DWDM
13 12 (23.08%) French Language
13 12 (23.08%) Data Centre
14 11 (21.15%) VoIP
15 10 (19.23%) CCIP
15 10 (19.23%) VPN
15 10 (19.23%) Games
15 10 (19.23%) VMware
16 9 (17.31%) Italian Language
16 9 (17.31%) Hyper-V
16 9 (17.31%) OpenStack
16 9 (17.31%) Low Latency
16 9 (17.31%) CCIE
16 9 (17.31%) Juniper
17 8 (15.38%) ITIL

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 (17.31%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.77%) MS Office
1 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 52 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 40 (76.92%) MPLS
3 19 (36.54%) WAN
4 17 (32.69%) BGP
5 16 (30.77%) Firewall
6 14 (26.92%) OSPF
7 13 (25.00%) EIGRP
8 12 (23.08%) DWDM
9 11 (21.15%) VoIP
10 10 (19.23%) VPN
11 7 (13.46%) 3G
11 7 (13.46%) 802.11
11 7 (13.46%) ADSL
11 7 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (13.46%) DSL
11 7 (13.46%) GPRS
11 7 (13.46%) tcpdump
11 7 (13.46%) Wireless
11 7 (13.46%) Wireshark
12 6 (11.54%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) MySQL
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (25.00%) Finance
3 12 (23.08%) French Language
4 10 (19.23%) Games
5 9 (17.31%) Italian Language
6 7 (13.46%) Banking
7 3 (5.77%) Electronics
7 3 (5.77%) Marketing
8 1 (1.92%) German Language
8 1 (1.92%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Consultant
2 14 (26.92%) Technical Consultant
3 10 (19.23%) Presales Consultant
4 9 (17.31%) Technical Presales Consultant
5 7 (13.46%) Network Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Solutions Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Head of IP Transport
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Network Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) NOC Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) Sales Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) Technical Sales Consultant
10 1 (1.92%) Head of Software Development
10 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 1 (1.92%) Network Consultant
10 1 (1.92%) Product Manager
10 1 (1.92%) Senior Manager
10 1 (1.92%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.92%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) HTML5
2 1 (1.92%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.77%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.77%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.92%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Presales
2 9 (17.31%) Low Latency
3 8 (15.38%) ITIL
4 7 (13.46%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.69%) Product Management
8 3 (5.77%) ITIL V3
8 3 (5.77%) Network Management
8 3 (5.77%) Physics
8 3 (5.77%) Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (3.85%) Network Design
10 1 (1.92%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (1.92%) High Availability
10 1 (1.92%) Migration
10 1 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (1.92%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.92%) Scrum
10 1 (1.92%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (42.31%) CCNP
3 21 (40.38%) CCNA
4 17 (32.69%) Degree
5 10 (19.23%) CCIP
6 9 (17.31%) CCIE
7 7 (13.46%) CCNP Voice
7 7 (13.46%) CCSA
8 5 (9.62%) JNCIA
8 5 (9.62%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) MiFID
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (48.08%) Cisco
2 10 (19.23%) VMware
3 9 (17.31%) Juniper
4 7 (13.46%) CheckPoint
4 7 (13.46%) F5
4 7 (13.46%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.92%) Riverbed
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