The table below looks at the statistics for SONET skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SONET over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
Rank 614 634 621
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Permanent jobs citing SONET 14 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.015% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.090% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 2
Average salary £37,000 £75,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.66% +114.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +12.85%
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
6959 7815 7241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.87% 16.75% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5956 6452 6054
Average salary £51,300 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.60% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SONET
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SONET across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing SONET 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 SONET.

1 18 (94.74%) SDH
2 16 (84.21%) DWDM
3 15 (78.95%) TCP/IP
4 13 (68.42%) Telecoms
5 11 (57.89%) Juniper
6 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (47.37%) CCNA
7 9 (47.37%) Ethernet
7 9 (47.37%) Degree
8 7 (36.84%) Cisco
9 6 (31.58%) Internet
9 6 (31.58%) OSPF
10 5 (26.32%) RSVP
10 5 (26.32%) Project Management
10 5 (26.32%) Validation
10 5 (26.32%) CCIE
10 5 (26.32%) CCNP
10 5 (26.32%) SNMP
11 4 (21.05%) SLA
11 4 (21.05%) XML
11 4 (21.05%) CORBA
11 4 (21.05%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 4 (21.05%) Military
11 4 (21.05%) Tandem
11 4 (21.05%) Logistics
11 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (21.05%) Huawei
11 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
11 4 (21.05%) Network Management
11 4 (21.05%) Marketing

SONET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing SONET 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 SONET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) SDH
2 16 (84.21%) DWDM
3 15 (78.95%) TCP/IP
4 9 (47.37%) Ethernet
5 6 (31.58%) OSPF
5 6 (31.58%) Internet
6 5 (26.32%) RSVP
6 5 (26.32%) SNMP
7 2 (10.53%) MPLS
7 2 (10.53%) Firewall
8 1 (5.26%) IPsec
8 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (5.26%) VLAN
8 1 (5.26%) VPLS
8 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (5.26%) Junos
8 1 (5.26%) HSRP
8 1 (5.26%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (5.26%) PBX
8 1 (5.26%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (68.42%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Military
2 4 (21.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Network Support
2 4 (21.05%) Professional Services Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Major Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) XML
1 4 (21.05%) CORBA
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Tandem
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Project Management
1 5 (26.32%) Validation
2 4 (21.05%) Logistics
2 4 (21.05%) Business Development
2 4 (21.05%) Network Management
2 4 (21.05%) Procure-to-pay
3 3 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Facility Management
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) ITSM
4 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (47.37%) CCNA
2 9 (47.37%) Degree
3 5 (26.32%) CCIE
3 5 (26.32%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) CCIP
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Juniper
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 4 (21.05%) Huawei
4 1 (5.26%) Brocade
4 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Cognizant
4 1 (5.26%) CA
4 1 (5.26%) Hitachi
4 1 (5.26%) Remedy
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
Central London / West End
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