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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 580 635 651
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +16
Permanent jobs citing SDH 29 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.082% 0.030% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28 12 15
Median salary £40,000 £35,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -29.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £56,250 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary - £50,272 £42,250
% change year-on-year
- +18.98%
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
5720 6822 7683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.25% 15.79% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4840 5727 6475
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 10 December 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 10 December 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 - 5 £37,500 - 1
Brentford - 3 £65,000 -
City of London - 2 £41,500 - 1
Teddington - 1 - - 1
SDH
England

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 58 (87.88%) Ethernet
2 51 (77.27%) MPLS
3 34 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 27 (40.91%) CCNA
6 25 (37.88%) CCNP
6 25 (37.88%) Cisco
7 18 (27.27%) WAN
7 18 (27.27%) Finance
8 17 (25.76%) BGP
8 17 (25.76%) Low Latency
9 16 (24.24%) VPN
10 14 (21.21%) French Language
11 13 (19.70%) Juniper
12 12 (18.18%) OSPF
12 12 (18.18%) SONET
12 12 (18.18%) EIGRP
12 12 (18.18%) Hedge funds
12 12 (18.18%) Proprietary Trading
12 12 (18.18%) Resource Allocation
12 12 (18.18%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 11 (16.67%) Degree
13 11 (16.67%) DWDM
13 11 (16.67%) Games
14 10 (15.15%) Firewall
14 10 (15.15%) Wireless
14 10 (15.15%) CCSA
14 10 (15.15%) CheckPoint
14 10 (15.15%) 3G
14 10 (15.15%) 802.11

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 5 (7.58%) OpenStack
1 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.52%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.58%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (87.88%) Ethernet
2 51 (77.27%) MPLS
3 18 (27.27%) WAN
4 17 (25.76%) BGP
5 16 (24.24%) VPN
6 12 (18.18%) EIGRP
6 12 (18.18%) OSPF
6 12 (18.18%) SONET
7 11 (16.67%) DWDM
8 10 (15.15%) 3G
8 10 (15.15%) 802.11
8 10 (15.15%) ADSL
8 10 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (15.15%) DSL
8 10 (15.15%) Firewall
8 10 (15.15%) GPRS
8 10 (15.15%) VoIP
8 10 (15.15%) Wireless
9 8 (12.12%) LAN
10 5 (7.58%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) MySQL
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
General
1 33 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 18 (27.27%) Finance
3 14 (21.21%) French Language
4 11 (16.67%) Games
5 9 (13.64%) Italian Language
6 7 (10.61%) Banking
7 6 (9.09%) Marketing
8 1 (1.52%) Electronics
8 1 (1.52%) German Language
8 1 (1.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (18.18%) Account Director
2 11 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Consultant
3 8 (12.12%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (9.09%) Product Manager
5 5 (7.58%) Optical Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Presales Consultant
5 5 (7.58%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Technical Presales Consultant
5 5 (7.58%) Telecoms Manager
5 5 (7.58%) Telecoms Product Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Head of IP Transport
6 4 (6.06%) NOC Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (1.52%) Head of Software Development
9 1 (1.52%) Incident Manager
9 1 (1.52%) ITIL Incident Manager
9 1 (1.52%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.15%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.52%) .NET
2 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.52%) CSS
2 1 (1.52%) HTML
2 1 (1.52%) HTML5
2 1 (1.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Hedge funds
2 8 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.52%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) Low Latency
2 12 (18.18%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 12 (18.18%) Proprietary Trading
2 12 (18.18%) Resource Allocation
3 10 (15.15%) ITIL
4 9 (13.64%) Presales
5 6 (9.09%) Product Management
6 5 (7.58%) Incident Management
6 5 (7.58%) ITIL V3
6 5 (7.58%) Network Architecture
6 5 (7.58%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (7.58%) Network Planning
7 1 (1.52%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.52%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.52%) Change Management
7 1 (1.52%) Network Management
7 1 (1.52%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.52%) Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (1.52%) Scrum
7 1 (1.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (40.91%) CCNA
3 25 (37.88%) CCNP
4 11 (16.67%) Degree
5 10 (15.15%) CCIP
5 10 (15.15%) CCSA
6 9 (13.64%) CCIE
7 5 (7.58%) CCNP Voice
7 5 (7.58%) CCSP
7 5 (7.58%) JNCIA
7 5 (7.58%) JNCIP
7 5 (7.58%) MCSA
7 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Hyper-V
1 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) Cisco
2 13 (19.70%) Juniper
3 10 (15.15%) CheckPoint
4 5 (7.58%) Ciena
4 5 (7.58%) F5
4 5 (7.58%) HP
4 5 (7.58%) Huawei
4 5 (7.58%) Nokia
4 5 (7.58%) VMware
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + excellent bonus + extensive benefi
Posted: 4 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
NPL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Feltham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago