The table below looks at the statistics for SONET skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SONET over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
Rank 632 667 690
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +23
Permanent jobs citing SONET 8 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.020% 0.011% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.069% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 6
Median salary £122,500 £47,700 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+156.81% -43.88%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +39.24%
SONET
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
6427 7258 8026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.95% 16.57% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5524 6141 6641
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SONET
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing SONET as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SONET Jobs Demand Trend in London

SONET
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SONET across the London region.

SONET Salary Trend in London

SONET
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SONET across the London region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

SONET Salary Histogram in London

SONET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing SONET 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 SONET.

1 9 (100.00%) SDH
1 9 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 8 (88.89%) MPLS
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Hedge funds
3 5 (55.56%) Low Latency
3 5 (55.56%) Proprietary Trading
4 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) OSPF
5 3 (33.33%) SS7
5 3 (33.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 2 (22.22%) Huawei
6 2 (22.22%) Ciena
6 2 (22.22%) BGP
6 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
6 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 2 (22.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (22.22%) Firmware
6 2 (22.22%) DNA
6 2 (22.22%) DWDM
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 1 (11.11%) Unix
7 1 (11.11%) SMTP
7 1 (11.11%) HTTP
7 1 (11.11%) RIP
7 1 (11.11%) SNMP
7 1 (11.11%) Internet
7 1 (11.11%) VPN
7 1 (11.11%) DNS

SONET
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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) LightWave 3D
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 9 (100.00%) SDH
2 8 (88.89%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 3 (33.33%) OSPF
4 3 (33.33%) SS7
5 2 (22.22%) BGP
5 2 (22.22%) DWDM
5 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
6 1 (11.11%) BGP-4
6 1 (11.11%) DNS
6 1 (11.11%) Firewall
6 1 (11.11%) HTTP
6 1 (11.11%) Internet
6 1 (11.11%) IPsec
6 1 (11.11%) RIP
6 1 (11.11%) SNMP
6 1 (11.11%) VPN
6 1 (11.11%) X.21
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Account Director
2 2 (22.22%) IP Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Transmission Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Electrical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Mechanical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Electrical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior IP Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Hedge funds
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Low Latency
1 5 (55.56%) Proprietary Trading
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) DNA
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Facilities Management
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 2 (22.22%) Ciena
1 2 (22.22%) Huawei
2 1 (11.11%) Brocade
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper