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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 614 626 559
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -67
Permanent jobs citing SDH 15 33 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.034% 0.067% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.43% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 25 55
Average salary £47,700 £65,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.61% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £50,000 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £69,600 £85,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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
7809 7752 8650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.54% 15.75% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6509 6346 7136
Average salary £52,000 £49,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.05% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
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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
City of London +30 2 £40,000 -41.81% 1
Brentford - 1 £100,000 -
SDH
England

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 32 (82.05%) DWDM
2 27 (69.23%) Telecoms
3 18 (46.15%) Ethernet
4 14 (35.90%) Cisco
4 14 (35.90%) MPLS
4 14 (35.90%) OSPF
4 14 (35.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 11 (28.21%) Huawei
5 11 (28.21%) Network Management
6 10 (25.64%) SONET
7 9 (23.08%) Ericsson
7 9 (23.08%) Wireless
7 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (23.08%) GSM
7 9 (23.08%) UMTS
7 9 (23.08%) GPON
7 9 (23.08%) LTE
8 8 (20.51%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (20.51%) MS Visio
8 8 (20.51%) SNMP
8 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
8 8 (20.51%) BGP
9 7 (17.95%) DNS
9 7 (17.95%) VoIP
9 7 (17.95%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 6 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (15.38%) Business Continuity
10 6 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (15.38%) Information Security
10 6 (15.38%) CCNA

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (20.51%) MS Visio
1 8 (20.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 32 (82.05%) DWDM
2 18 (46.15%) Ethernet
3 14 (35.90%) MPLS
3 14 (35.90%) OSPF
4 10 (25.64%) SONET
5 9 (23.08%) LTE
5 9 (23.08%) GPON
5 9 (23.08%) Wireless
5 9 (23.08%) GSM
5 9 (23.08%) UMTS
6 8 (20.51%) SNMP
6 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
6 8 (20.51%) BGP
7 7 (17.95%) DNS
7 7 (17.95%) VoIP
8 6 (15.38%) EIGRP
8 6 (15.38%) RSVP
9 5 (12.82%) VPLS
9 5 (12.82%) ATM
9 5 (12.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
General
1 27 (69.23%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.82%) Marketing
3 3 (7.69%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Military
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Account Director
2 5 (12.82%) Consultant
2 5 (12.82%) Professional Services Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Security Consultant
3 3 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (5.13%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Transmission Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) IP Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Network Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Security Specialist
4 2 (5.13%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) Account Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Sales Executive
4 2 (5.13%) Sales Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) Information Specialist
4 2 (5.13%) Compliance Specialist
5 1 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) XML
1 5 (12.82%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Tandem
1 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) UNIX
2 3 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Network Management
2 6 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 6 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
2 6 (15.38%) Business Continuity
2 6 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (15.38%) Information Security
3 5 (12.82%) Procure-to-pay
3 5 (12.82%) Logistics
3 5 (12.82%) Business Development
4 3 (7.69%) Project Management
4 3 (7.69%) Network Design
4 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 3 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (5.13%) Supplier Management
5 2 (5.13%) DNA
5 2 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.56%) CRM
6 1 (2.56%) Facility Management
6 1 (2.56%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.38%) CCNA
3 5 (12.82%) CCNP
4 3 (7.69%) CCIE
5 2 (5.13%) CCDP
6 1 (2.56%) CCIP
6 1 (2.56%) CFA
6 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Cisco
1 14 (35.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 11 (28.21%) Huawei
3 9 (23.08%) Ericsson
4 7 (17.95%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 5 (12.82%) Juniper
6 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.69%) Remedy
8 2 (5.13%) VMware
8 2 (5.13%) Nokia
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle
8 2 (5.13%) Sonus
8 2 (5.13%) Ciena
9 1 (2.56%) Foundry
9 1 (2.56%) Brocade
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago