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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
England / London
Rank 587 645 630
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -15
Permanent jobs citing SONET 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.003% 0.007% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.019% 0.047% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Median salary £72,500 £36,000 £40,100
Median salary % change year-on-year
+101.38% -10.22%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +29.87%

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
5325 6429 6963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.96% 15.81% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4524 5419 5892
Median salary £54,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) SDH
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Hedge funds
2 2 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 2 (66.67%) Proprietary Trading
2 2 (66.67%) Resource Allocation
2 2 (66.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Presales
3 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) Product Management
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) DWDM
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) SDH
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) DWDM
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Account Director
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Hedge funds
2 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 2 (66.67%) Low Latency
1 2 (66.67%) Proprietary Trading
1 2 (66.67%) Resource Allocation
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
1 1 (33.33%) VMware