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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 624 653 675
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +22
Permanent jobs citing SDH 28 14 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.031% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.18% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 29
Median salary £46,500 £45,600 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.97% -29.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £60,600 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -2.50%
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
6694 7897 7790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.85% 17.45% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5709 6608 6392
Median salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 9 £57,500 -
City of London +63 2 £45,625 +14.06%
SDH
England

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 26 (68.42%) MPLS
2 24 (63.16%) Ethernet
3 23 (60.53%) Cisco
4 22 (57.89%) CCNP
4 22 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (55.26%) CCNA
5 21 (55.26%) Telecoms
6 18 (47.37%) VPN
7 17 (44.74%) Juniper
8 12 (31.58%) 802.11
8 12 (31.58%) DSL
8 12 (31.58%) ADSL
8 12 (31.58%) GPRS
8 12 (31.58%) Wireless
8 12 (31.58%) Games
8 12 (31.58%) 802.1X
9 10 (26.32%) xDSL
9 10 (26.32%) Network Architecture
9 10 (26.32%) CCSA
9 10 (26.32%) Huawei
9 10 (26.32%) Degree
9 10 (26.32%) Cisco PIX
9 10 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (26.32%) Network Management
9 10 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (26.32%) LAN
9 10 (26.32%) WAN
9 10 (26.32%) MCSA
9 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (26.32%) CCSP

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.63%) AutoCAD
1 1 (2.63%) LightWave 3D
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 26 (68.42%) MPLS
2 24 (63.16%) Ethernet
3 18 (47.37%) VPN
4 12 (31.58%) 802.11
4 12 (31.58%) ADSL
4 12 (31.58%) DSL
4 12 (31.58%) GPRS
4 12 (31.58%) Wireless
5 10 (26.32%) 3G
5 10 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (26.32%) Cisco PIX
5 10 (26.32%) LAN
5 10 (26.32%) WAN
5 10 (26.32%) xDSL
6 9 (23.68%) VoIP
7 8 (21.05%) BGP
8 7 (18.42%) DWDM
8 7 (18.42%) SONET
9 5 (13.16%) IPv6
General
1 21 (55.26%) Telecoms
2 12 (31.58%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Network Manager
2 7 (18.42%) IP Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Implementation Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Switch Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Incident Manager
4 4 (10.53%) ITIL Incident Manager
4 4 (10.53%) ITIL Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Telecoms Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Transmission Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Account Director
7 1 (2.63%) Broadcast Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.63%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Senior IP Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior IT Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Senior IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.63%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Network Architecture
1 10 (26.32%) Network Management
2 6 (15.79%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) DNA
3 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (7.89%) Project Management
4 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (2.63%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.63%) Coaching
6 1 (2.63%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Functional Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Line Management
6 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.63%) Migration
6 1 (2.63%) Network Planning
6 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.63%) Proprietary Trading
6 1 (2.63%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 22 (57.89%) CCNP
1 22 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (55.26%) CCNA
3 10 (26.32%) CCSA
3 10 (26.32%) CCSP
3 10 (26.32%) Degree
3 10 (26.32%) MCSA
3 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (13.16%) CCIP
5 4 (10.53%) JNCIA
5 4 (10.53%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.63%) HND
6 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.63%) PMP
6 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Cisco
2 17 (44.74%) Juniper
3 10 (26.32%) CheckPoint
3 10 (26.32%) Huawei
3 10 (26.32%) Nokia
4 5 (13.16%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 5 (13.16%) Ciena
5 4 (10.53%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.63%) Brocade
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft