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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 592 640 656
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +16
Permanent jobs citing SDH 32 28 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.084% 0.064% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.55% 0.40% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 11
Median salary £57,500 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £122,500 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary - £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
5871 7023 7827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.49% 15.95% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5009 6007 6444
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 September 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 29 September 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 - 3 £55,000 -
Brentford - 1 £65,000 -
SDH
England

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 53 (80.30%) Ethernet
2 52 (78.79%) MPLS
3 31 (46.97%) Finance
4 28 (42.42%) Telecoms
5 26 (39.39%) Low Latency
6 23 (34.85%) SONET
6 23 (34.85%) WAN
7 21 (31.82%) CCNA
7 21 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (31.82%) Proprietary Trading
7 21 (31.82%) Hedge funds
7 21 (31.82%) Resource Allocation
8 19 (28.79%) VPN
9 17 (25.76%) Juniper
10 14 (21.21%) Cisco
10 14 (21.21%) CCNP
11 13 (19.70%) DWDM
12 11 (16.67%) LAN
12 11 (16.67%) Presales
13 10 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (15.15%) Degree
13 10 (15.15%) Cisco PIX
13 10 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (15.15%) xDSL
13 10 (15.15%) Network Architecture
13 10 (15.15%) 802.1X
13 10 (15.15%) MCSA
13 10 (15.15%) ADSL
13 10 (15.15%) GPRS
13 10 (15.15%) Nokia

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 8 (12.12%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (80.30%) Ethernet
2 52 (78.79%) MPLS
3 23 (34.85%) SONET
3 23 (34.85%) WAN
4 19 (28.79%) VPN
5 13 (19.70%) DWDM
6 11 (16.67%) LAN
7 10 (15.15%) 3G
7 10 (15.15%) 802.11
7 10 (15.15%) ADSL
7 10 (15.15%) BGP
7 10 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (15.15%) Cisco PIX
7 10 (15.15%) DSL
7 10 (15.15%) GPRS
7 10 (15.15%) Wireless
7 10 (15.15%) xDSL
8 8 (12.12%) Firewall
8 8 (12.12%) VPLS
General
1 31 (46.97%) Finance
2 28 (42.42%) Telecoms
3 10 (15.15%) Games
4 7 (10.61%) Marketing
5 5 (7.58%) French Language
Job Titles
1 21 (31.82%) Account Director
2 9 (13.64%) Consultant
2 9 (13.64%) Technical Consultant
3 8 (12.12%) Network Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Presales Consultant
3 8 (12.12%) Technical Presales Consultant
4 7 (10.61%) Product Manager
4 7 (10.61%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) IP Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Optical Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Telecoms Manager
6 5 (7.58%) Telecoms Product Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Implementation Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Network Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Lead Network Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Network Team Leader
9 2 (3.03%) NOC Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.03%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.15%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.82%) Hedge funds
2 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) Low Latency
2 21 (31.82%) Proprietary Trading
2 21 (31.82%) Resource Allocation
3 11 (16.67%) Presales
4 10 (15.15%) Network Architecture
5 7 (10.61%) Network Planning
6 6 (9.09%) Product Management
7 5 (7.58%) ITIL
8 3 (4.55%) Change Management
8 3 (4.55%) ITIL V3
8 3 (4.55%) Network Management
9 2 (3.03%) Capacity Management
9 2 (3.03%) DNA
10 1 (1.52%) Customer Insight
10 1 (1.52%) Market Research
10 1 (1.52%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 21 (31.82%) CCNA
1 21 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (21.21%) CCNP
3 10 (15.15%) CCSA
3 10 (15.15%) CCSP
3 10 (15.15%) Degree
3 10 (15.15%) MCSA
3 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.06%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.12%) Hyper-V
2 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.03%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Juniper
2 14 (21.21%) Cisco
3 10 (15.15%) CheckPoint
3 10 (15.15%) Nokia
4 9 (13.64%) VMware
5 8 (12.12%) Ciena
5 8 (12.12%) Huawei
6 2 (3.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + excellent bonus + extensive benefi
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