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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 605 624 568
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -56
Permanent jobs citing SDH 22 35 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.050% 0.070% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% 0.44% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 54
Average salary £43,000 £67,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.29% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £58,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £85,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £39,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-13.92% -14.59%
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
6894 8005 7889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.68% 16.10% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5843 6607 6510
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 2015.

SDH Salary Histogram in London

SDH
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDH within the London region over the 3 months to 2 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
Feltham - 2 £37,500 -
City of London +53 1 £60,000 - 1
SDH
England

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 23 (60.53%) Ethernet
1 23 (60.53%) Telecoms
2 22 (57.89%) MPLS
3 21 (55.26%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (52.63%) CCNA
4 20 (52.63%) Cisco
5 19 (50.00%) DWDM
6 15 (39.47%) CCNP
7 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
7 12 (31.58%) OSPF
8 11 (28.95%) SONET
9 8 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (18.42%) Network Management
10 7 (18.42%) VoIP
11 6 (15.79%) VPN
11 6 (15.79%) SNMP
11 6 (15.79%) Juniper
11 6 (15.79%) BGP
11 6 (15.79%) RSVP
11 6 (15.79%) Wireless
11 6 (15.79%) Degree
12 5 (13.16%) Business Development
12 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
12 5 (13.16%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (13.16%) Procure-to-pay
12 5 (13.16%) Marketing
12 5 (13.16%) Tandem
12 5 (13.16%) Logistics
12 5 (13.16%) XML
12 5 (13.16%) CORBA

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (60.53%) Ethernet
2 22 (57.89%) MPLS
3 19 (50.00%) DWDM
4 12 (31.58%) OSPF
4 12 (31.58%) TCP/IP
5 11 (28.95%) SONET
6 7 (18.42%) VoIP
7 6 (15.79%) VPN
7 6 (15.79%) SNMP
7 6 (15.79%) BGP
7 6 (15.79%) RSVP
7 6 (15.79%) Wireless
8 4 (10.53%) Internet
8 4 (10.53%) LTE
8 4 (10.53%) EIGRP
9 3 (7.89%) VPLS
9 3 (7.89%) DNS
9 3 (7.89%) ADSL
10 2 (5.26%) GPRS
10 2 (5.26%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Data Mining
General
1 23 (60.53%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.16%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Games
4 1 (2.63%) Military
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Professional Services Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) IP Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Incident Manager
4 3 (7.89%) IP Network Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Sales Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Account Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Sales Executive
5 2 (5.26%) Network Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Sales Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Network Administrator
6 1 (2.63%) Auditor
6 1 (2.63%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) XML
1 5 (13.16%) CORBA
2 1 (2.63%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Tandem
1 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) UNIX
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Network Management
2 5 (13.16%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (13.16%) Procure-to-pay
2 5 (13.16%) Logistics
2 5 (13.16%) Business Development
3 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.89%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (5.26%) Information Security
5 2 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.63%) Validation
6 1 (2.63%) Network Design
6 1 (2.63%) CRM
6 1 (2.63%) Project Management
6 1 (2.63%) Facility Management
6 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (55.26%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (52.63%) CCNA
3 15 (39.47%) CCNP
4 6 (15.79%) Degree
5 4 (10.53%) JNCIA
5 4 (10.53%) JNCIP
6 2 (5.26%) CCIE
7 1 (2.63%) CCIP
7 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Cisco
2 6 (15.79%) Juniper
3 4 (10.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (7.89%) Huawei
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.26%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) Ericsson
5 2 (5.26%) Nokia
6 1 (2.63%) Remedy
6 1 (2.63%) Brocade
6 1 (2.63%) ZTE
6 1 (2.63%) Foundry
6 1 (2.63%) Nortel
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senseworks
Salary: £50k-£60k + Comm. £90k OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago