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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 639 641 638
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing SDH 12 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.043% 0.044%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.24% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 19
Average salary £37,000 £90,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.88% +89.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,250 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £95,000 £82,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.34% +5.62%
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
6478 7349 6989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.82% 17.64% 16.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5494 6201 5642
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(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 - 3 £57,500 - 1
SDH
England

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 20 (80.00%) Cisco
1 20 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 17 (68.00%) MPLS
2 17 (68.00%) Ethernet
3 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (56.00%) Juniper
5 13 (52.00%) DWDM
6 11 (44.00%) CCNA
6 11 (44.00%) CCNP
7 10 (40.00%) SONET
8 8 (32.00%) OSPF
8 8 (32.00%) ITIL
9 7 (28.00%) BGP
9 7 (28.00%) JNCIA
10 6 (24.00%) Huawei
10 6 (24.00%) VPLS
10 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (24.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 6 (24.00%) VPN
11 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 5 (20.00%) SLA
11 5 (20.00%) VoIP
11 5 (20.00%) WAN
11 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
11 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
11 5 (20.00%) VLAN
11 5 (20.00%) JNCIP
12 4 (16.00%) Ticket Management
12 4 (16.00%) Multicast
12 4 (16.00%) Brocade

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) Ethernet
1 17 (68.00%) MPLS
2 13 (52.00%) DWDM
3 10 (40.00%) SONET
4 8 (32.00%) OSPF
5 7 (28.00%) BGP
6 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (24.00%) VPLS
6 6 (24.00%) VPN
7 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (20.00%) VLAN
7 5 (20.00%) VoIP
7 5 (20.00%) WAN
8 4 (16.00%) Firewall
8 4 (16.00%) LAN
8 4 (16.00%) Multicast
9 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (12.00%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (12.00%) Wireless
9 3 (12.00%) xDSL
General
1 20 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Military
3 3 (12.00%) Games
4 2 (8.00%) Legal
5 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Incident Manager
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL Incident Manager
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Telecoms Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco Support
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Juniper Support
3 4 (16.00%) Network Support
3 4 (16.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Network Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IP Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Provisioning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (8.00%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (16.00%) Ticket Management
4 3 (12.00%) Network Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) Network Management
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) DNA
5 2 (8.00%) Time Management
6 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Facilities Management
6 1 (4.00%) Line Management
6 1 (4.00%) Low Latency
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Presales
6 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (44.00%) CCNA
2 11 (44.00%) CCNP
3 7 (28.00%) JNCIA
4 5 (20.00%) JNCIP
5 3 (12.00%) CCSA
5 3 (12.00%) CCSP
5 3 (12.00%) Degree
5 3 (12.00%) MCSA
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (8.00%) CCIP
6 2 (8.00%) JNCIS
7 1 (4.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Endace
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Cisco
2 14 (56.00%) Juniper
3 6 (24.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 6 (24.00%) Huawei
4 4 (16.00%) Brocade
5 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.00%) Ciena
5 3 (12.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (12.00%) Nokia
6 2 (8.00%) Nortel
7 1 (4.00%) F5
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.00%) Remedy
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