The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 615 561 596
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +35
Permanent jobs citing SDH 16 59 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.035% 0.13% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.80% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13 56 32
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.50%
SDH
England

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
7592 7341 9090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.77% 16.21% 18.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6303 6252 7631
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SDH across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 October 2014.

SDH Salary Histogram in London

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 33 (76.74%) DWDM
2 31 (72.09%) MPLS
3 26 (60.47%) Cisco
4 24 (55.81%) Ethernet
4 24 (55.81%) Telecoms
5 15 (34.88%) VoIP
6 14 (32.56%) WAN
6 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
6 14 (32.56%) Juniper
7 13 (30.23%) LAN
7 13 (30.23%) Firewall
8 10 (23.26%) VPN
8 10 (23.26%) Internet
8 10 (23.26%) OSPF
8 10 (23.26%) BGP
8 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (20.93%) Nortel
9 9 (20.93%) 3G
10 8 (18.60%) VPLS
10 8 (18.60%) xDSL
11 7 (16.28%) 4G
11 7 (16.28%) Fujitsu
11 7 (16.28%) Business Development
11 7 (16.28%) Network Security
11 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
11 7 (16.28%) SONET
11 7 (16.28%) Ericsson
11 7 (16.28%) Linux
11 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
12 6 (13.95%) Microsoft

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) Lync
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.98%) MS Office
4 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 33 (76.74%) DWDM
2 31 (72.09%) MPLS
3 24 (55.81%) Ethernet
4 15 (34.88%) VoIP
5 14 (32.56%) WAN
5 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
6 13 (30.23%) LAN
6 13 (30.23%) Firewall
7 10 (23.26%) VPN
7 10 (23.26%) Internet
7 10 (23.26%) OSPF
7 10 (23.26%) BGP
8 9 (20.93%) 3G
9 8 (18.60%) VPLS
9 8 (18.60%) xDSL
10 7 (16.28%) 4G
10 7 (16.28%) Network Security
10 7 (16.28%) SONET
11 6 (13.95%) Unified Communications
11 6 (13.95%) Junos
General
1 24 (55.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Marketing
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Electronics
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Network Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Consultant
3 6 (13.95%) Solutions Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Sales Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) Development Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Business Development Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Business Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Business Development Executive
6 3 (6.98%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Customer Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Design Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Implementation Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Transmission Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Sales Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Equities
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) UNIX
3 3 (6.98%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.65%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Business Development
1 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
2 6 (13.95%) Network Design
3 5 (11.63%) Time Management
4 4 (9.30%) Project Management
4 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
4 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (9.30%) Low Latency
5 3 (6.98%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.98%) Network Architecture
5 3 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.98%) System Testing
5 3 (6.98%) Service Management
5 3 (6.98%) Regression Testing
5 3 (6.98%) CRM
5 3 (6.98%) ITIL
5 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.65%) Migration
6 2 (4.65%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) Python
1 3 (6.98%) C
1 3 (6.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.95%) CCIE
2 6 (13.95%) Degree
2 6 (13.95%) JNCIE
3 5 (11.63%) CCNP
4 3 (6.98%) JNCIP
4 3 (6.98%) CISSP
5 2 (4.65%) CCNA
5 2 (4.65%) CCDP
6 1 (2.33%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.33%) CFA
6 1 (2.33%) HND
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) OpenView
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) Cisco
2 14 (32.56%) Juniper
3 9 (20.93%) Nortel
4 7 (16.28%) Fujitsu
4 7 (16.28%) Ericsson
5 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.30%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (6.98%) Foundry
7 3 (6.98%) Huawei
7 3 (6.98%) VMware
7 3 (6.98%) BT
7 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle
8 2 (4.65%) F5
8 2 (4.65%) Sonus
9 1 (2.33%) Ciena
9 1 (2.33%) Riverbed
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