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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 600 617 560
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -57
Permanent jobs citing SDH 13 41 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.084% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.53% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8 30 58
Average salary £45,600 £67,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.44% +63.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £49,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,600 £85,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,035 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-8.77% +2.59%
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
7167 7697 7982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.50% 15.82% 18.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6052 6374 6549
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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
City of London +37 1 £40,000 -30.13% 1
SDH
England

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (76.47%) DWDM
2 23 (67.65%) Telecoms
3 14 (41.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 13 (38.24%) Cisco
4 13 (38.24%) Ethernet
4 13 (38.24%) MPLS
5 12 (35.29%) OSPF
6 11 (32.35%) Huawei
7 9 (26.47%) LTE
7 9 (26.47%) GPON
7 9 (26.47%) Network Management
7 9 (26.47%) Wireless
7 9 (26.47%) GSM
7 9 (26.47%) UMTS
7 9 (26.47%) Ericsson
7 9 (26.47%) SONET
8 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
8 8 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (20.59%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 7 (20.59%) CCNA
10 6 (17.65%) SNMP
10 6 (17.65%) RSVP
10 6 (17.65%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (17.65%) Business Continuity
10 6 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (17.65%) Information Security
10 6 (17.65%) BGP
10 6 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (14.71%) Business Development

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (14.71%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (76.47%) DWDM
2 13 (38.24%) Ethernet
2 13 (38.24%) MPLS
3 12 (35.29%) OSPF
4 9 (26.47%) LTE
4 9 (26.47%) GPON
4 9 (26.47%) Wireless
4 9 (26.47%) GSM
4 9 (26.47%) UMTS
4 9 (26.47%) SONET
5 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
6 6 (17.65%) SNMP
6 6 (17.65%) RSVP
6 6 (17.65%) BGP
7 5 (14.71%) DNS
8 4 (11.76%) EIGRP
9 3 (8.82%) ATM
9 3 (8.82%) VPN
9 3 (8.82%) VoIP
9 3 (8.82%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Data Mining
General
1 23 (67.65%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.71%) Marketing
3 3 (8.82%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Military
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Account Director
2 6 (17.65%) Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Professional Services Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Sales Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Security Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Network Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Security Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Information Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Compliance Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Account Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Sales Executive
6 1 (2.94%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Network Technician
6 1 (2.94%) Auditor
6 1 (2.94%) Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) XML
1 5 (14.71%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
1 5 (14.71%) Tandem
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) UNIX
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Network Management
2 6 (17.65%) GAP Analysis
2 6 (17.65%) Business Continuity
2 6 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (17.65%) Information Security
3 5 (14.71%) Business Development
3 5 (14.71%) Logistics
3 5 (14.71%) Procure-to-pay
4 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
4 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) DNA
6 1 (2.94%) CRM
6 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.94%) Network Design
6 1 (2.94%) Facility Management
6 1 (2.94%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.59%) CCNA
3 3 (8.82%) CCNP
4 1 (2.94%) CCIP
4 1 (2.94%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 13 (38.24%) Cisco
3 11 (32.35%) Huawei
4 9 (26.47%) Ericsson
5 7 (20.59%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 5 (14.71%) Juniper
7 3 (8.82%) Remedy
7 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.88%) Ciena
8 2 (5.88%) Nokia
8 2 (5.88%) VMware
9 1 (2.94%) Brocade
9 1 (2.94%) Foundry
London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + performance based bonus
Posted: 15 days ago