The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 631 538 614
Rank change year-on-year
-93 +76
Permanent jobs citing SDH 31 73 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.86% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 23 58 38
Average salary £65,000 £39,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,700 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7742 8515 9344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.60% 18.74% 16.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6344 7009 7940
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SDH
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -41 6 £68,750 +90.97%
Uxbridge - 2 £88,750 -
SDH
England

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 44 (77.19%) Telecoms
2 37 (64.91%) Ethernet
3 36 (63.16%) MPLS
4 31 (54.39%) DWDM
5 23 (40.35%) Cisco
6 22 (38.60%) VoIP
7 16 (28.07%) WAN
7 16 (28.07%) xDSL
8 14 (24.56%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (24.56%) CCNA
9 12 (21.05%) SONET
9 12 (21.05%) VPLS
10 10 (17.54%) Firewall
11 9 (15.79%) Unified Communications
11 9 (15.79%) PSTN
11 9 (15.79%) VPN
12 7 (12.28%) CCNP
12 7 (12.28%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (12.28%) Huawei
12 7 (12.28%) Low Latency
13 6 (10.53%) WAN Optimisation
13 6 (10.53%) Mathematics
13 6 (10.53%) Physics
13 6 (10.53%) Network Architecture
13 6 (10.53%) SSL
13 6 (10.53%) Broadband
13 6 (10.53%) IPsec
13 6 (10.53%) Electronics
14 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
14 5 (8.77%) Project Management

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 37 (64.91%) Ethernet
2 36 (63.16%) MPLS
3 31 (54.39%) DWDM
4 22 (38.60%) VoIP
5 16 (28.07%) WAN
5 16 (28.07%) xDSL
6 12 (21.05%) SONET
6 12 (21.05%) VPLS
7 10 (17.54%) Firewall
8 9 (15.79%) Unified Communications
8 9 (15.79%) PSTN
8 9 (15.79%) VPN
9 6 (10.53%) SSL
9 6 (10.53%) Broadband
9 6 (10.53%) IPsec
10 3 (5.26%) OSPF
10 3 (5.26%) BGP
11 2 (3.51%) Multicast
11 2 (3.51%) RIP
11 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
General
1 44 (77.19%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.53%) Electronics
3 3 (5.26%) French Language
3 3 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Consultant
2 10 (17.54%) Solutions Consultant
3 9 (15.79%) Senior Consultant
3 9 (15.79%) Network Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Network Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) IP Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Senior IP Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Development Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Business Development Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Business Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Network Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Customer Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Sales Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Transmission Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Provisioning Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (10.53%) Mathematics
2 6 (10.53%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) UNIX
1 2 (3.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.28%) Low Latency
2 6 (10.53%) WAN Optimisation
2 6 (10.53%) Network Architecture
3 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
3 5 (8.77%) Project Management
3 5 (8.77%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 4 (7.02%) Business Development
4 4 (7.02%) DNA
4 4 (7.02%) Network Design
5 2 (3.51%) Time Management
5 2 (3.51%) Network Management
5 2 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.51%) Marketing Strategy
5 2 (3.51%) Change Management
5 2 (3.51%) Migration
5 2 (3.51%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (1.75%) Validation
6 1 (1.75%) Service Management
6 1 (1.75%) ITIL
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
2 2 (3.51%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (24.56%) CCNA
2 7 (12.28%) CCNP
3 5 (8.77%) CCIP
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
1 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 23 (40.35%) Cisco
2 7 (12.28%) Huawei
3 4 (7.02%) Juniper
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.51%) F5
5 2 (3.51%) Nortel
5 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.75%) VMware
6 1 (1.75%) Telcordia
6 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.75%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (1.75%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.75%) Riverbed
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