The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Optical Network (SONET)
Rank 659 588 657
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +69
Permanent jobs citing SONET 3 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.006% 0.051% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.039% 0.27% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 23 7
Average salary £85,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+136.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £36,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+9.72% -34.54%
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
SONET
England

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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SONET across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SONET Salary Histogram in London

SONET
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SONET 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -35 1 £37,000 +2.77%
SONET
England

SONET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (87.50%) Ethernet
2 12 (75.00%) SDH
2 12 (75.00%) DWDM
3 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
4 6 (37.50%) Firewall
4 6 (37.50%) MPLS
4 6 (37.50%) OSPF
4 6 (37.50%) BGP
4 6 (37.50%) Juniper
4 6 (37.50%) RIP
4 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco
4 6 (37.50%) WAN
4 6 (37.50%) Huawei
5 4 (25.00%) Fast Ethernet
5 4 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 4 (25.00%) Aruba
5 4 (25.00%) VLAN
5 4 (25.00%) VPLS
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (25.00%) Network Security
5 4 (25.00%) HSRP
5 4 (25.00%) GLBP
5 4 (25.00%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (25.00%) VPN
5 4 (25.00%) VoIP
5 4 (25.00%) PPP
5 4 (25.00%) DNA

SONET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) Ethernet
2 12 (75.00%) SDH
2 12 (75.00%) DWDM
3 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) MPLS
3 6 (37.50%) OSPF
3 6 (37.50%) BGP
3 6 (37.50%) RIP
3 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (37.50%) WAN
4 4 (25.00%) Fast Ethernet
4 4 (25.00%) VLAN
4 4 (25.00%) VPLS
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (25.00%) Network Security
4 4 (25.00%) HSRP
4 4 (25.00%) GLBP
4 4 (25.00%) VPN
4 4 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Transmission Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Provisioning Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) DNA
2 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Time Management
2 2 (12.50%) Low Latency
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Juniper
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
1 6 (37.50%) Huawei
2 4 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 4 (25.00%) Aruba
2 4 (25.00%) Nokia
2 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) F5
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Nortel
4 1 (6.25%) Ericsson