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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
Rank 601 651 694
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +43
Permanent jobs citing SONET 21 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.018% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.11% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 21 1 3
Median salary £122,500 £37,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+231.08% -50.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 - £39,500
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
6289 6964 7873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.92% 15.66% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5402 5893 6525
Median salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 25 (100.00%) SDH
1 25 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 24 (96.00%) MPLS
3 21 (84.00%) Finance
3 21 (84.00%) Hedge funds
3 21 (84.00%) Low Latency
3 21 (84.00%) Proprietary Trading
4 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.00%) OSPF
5 3 (12.00%) SS7
5 3 (12.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 2 (8.00%) Huawei
6 2 (8.00%) Ciena
6 2 (8.00%) BGP
6 2 (8.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (8.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (8.00%) Firmware
6 2 (8.00%) DNA
6 2 (8.00%) DWDM
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL
7 1 (4.00%) Unix
7 1 (4.00%) SMTP
7 1 (4.00%) HTTP
7 1 (4.00%) RIP
7 1 (4.00%) SNMP
7 1 (4.00%) Internet
7 1 (4.00%) VPN
7 1 (4.00%) 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 (4.00%) LightWave 3D
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 25 (100.00%) SDH
2 24 (96.00%) MPLS
3 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 3 (12.00%) OSPF
4 3 (12.00%) SS7
5 2 (8.00%) BGP
5 2 (8.00%) DWDM
5 2 (8.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (4.00%) BGP-4
6 1 (4.00%) DNS
6 1 (4.00%) Firewall
6 1 (4.00%) HTTP
6 1 (4.00%) Internet
6 1 (4.00%) IPsec
6 1 (4.00%) RIP
6 1 (4.00%) SNMP
6 1 (4.00%) VPN
6 1 (4.00%) X.21
General
1 21 (84.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Account Director
2 2 (8.00%) IP Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Transmission Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Electrical Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Mechanical Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Senior Electrical Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Senior IP Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (84.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Low Latency
1 21 (84.00%) Proprietary Trading
2 2 (8.00%) Change Management
2 2 (8.00%) DNA
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
3 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.00%) Coaching
3 1 (4.00%) Facilities Management
3 1 (4.00%) Line Management
3 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.00%) Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.00%) Project Management
3 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CCNP
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 2 (8.00%) Ciena
1 2 (8.00%) Huawei
2 1 (4.00%) Brocade
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) Juniper