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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 600 592 567
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -25
Permanent jobs citing SDH 24 23 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.054% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.34% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 39
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £37,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £97,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +23.07%
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
7065 6831 8629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.05% 15.98% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5989 5537 7311
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Brentford - 8 £90,000 -
Docklands, London - 2 £40,100 -
SDH
England

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (80.00%) DWDM
2 30 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 21 (52.50%) Ethernet
4 13 (32.50%) MPLS
5 12 (30.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 12 (30.00%) Cisco
6 11 (27.50%) Service Delivery
7 10 (25.00%) Wireless
7 10 (25.00%) Huawei
7 10 (25.00%) VoIP
8 9 (22.50%) VPN
8 9 (22.50%) GSM
9 8 (20.00%) MS Visio
9 8 (20.00%) UMTS
9 8 (20.00%) Ericsson
9 8 (20.00%) LTE
9 8 (20.00%) GPON
10 7 (17.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 7 (17.50%) Internet
10 7 (17.50%) SONET
10 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (17.50%) Juniper
10 7 (17.50%) Project Management
11 6 (15.00%) CCNP
11 6 (15.00%) DNS
11 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (15.00%) LAN
11 6 (15.00%) ATM
12 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 5 (12.50%) WAN

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.50%) MS Office
4 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 32 (80.00%) DWDM
2 21 (52.50%) Ethernet
3 13 (32.50%) MPLS
4 10 (25.00%) Wireless
4 10 (25.00%) VoIP
5 9 (22.50%) VPN
5 9 (22.50%) GSM
6 8 (20.00%) UMTS
6 8 (20.00%) LTE
6 8 (20.00%) GPON
7 7 (17.50%) Internet
7 7 (17.50%) SONET
8 6 (15.00%) DNS
8 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (15.00%) LAN
8 6 (15.00%) ATM
9 5 (12.50%) WAN
9 5 (12.50%) OSPF
9 5 (12.50%) VPLS
9 5 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 30 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Account Director
2 4 (10.00%) Transmission Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) Data Centre Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Technical Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Security Specialist
4 2 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) Sales Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) IP Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (5.00%) Information Specialist
4 2 (5.00%) Compliance Specialist
5 1 (2.50%) Account Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Sales Executive
5 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Solutions Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) UNIX
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Service Delivery
2 7 (17.50%) Project Management
3 5 (12.50%) Network Management
3 5 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 5 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (12.50%) Information Security
4 4 (10.00%) Network Design
4 4 (10.00%) Time Management
5 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.50%) ITIL
5 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.50%) Service Management
6 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.00%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.00%) DNA
6 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.00%) CCNP
3 4 (10.00%) CCDP
4 3 (7.50%) CCIE
4 3 (7.50%) Degree
5 2 (5.00%) CFA
5 2 (5.00%) CCNA
6 1 (2.50%) HND
6 1 (2.50%) CISSP
6 1 (2.50%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.50%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.50%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 12 (30.00%) Cisco
2 10 (25.00%) Huawei
3 8 (20.00%) Ericsson
4 7 (17.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 7 (17.50%) Juniper
5 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.00%) Oracle
6 4 (10.00%) Sonus
7 3 (7.50%) Ciena
8 2 (5.00%) Remedy
9 1 (2.50%) Nokia
9 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.50%) Brocade
9 1 (2.50%) Foundry
9 1 (2.50%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.50%) VMware
East London
Skye Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum with company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Vodafone
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Church International
Salary: £60-70k pa + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago