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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
Rank 621 655 690
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +35
Permanent jobs citing SONET 15 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.007% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.042% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 6
Median salary £122,500 - £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +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
6453 7163 8018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.17% 15.96% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5571 6086 6602
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 29 June 2016.

SONET Salary Histogram in London

SONET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 17 (100.00%) SDH
1 17 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 16 (94.12%) MPLS
3 13 (76.47%) Finance
3 13 (76.47%) Hedge funds
3 13 (76.47%) Low Latency
3 13 (76.47%) Proprietary Trading
4 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
4 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 3 (17.65%) OSPF
5 3 (17.65%) SS7
5 3 (17.65%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 2 (11.76%) Huawei
6 2 (11.76%) Ciena
6 2 (11.76%) BGP
6 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (11.76%) Firmware
6 2 (11.76%) DNA
6 2 (11.76%) DWDM
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
7 1 (5.88%) Unix
7 1 (5.88%) SMTP
7 1 (5.88%) HTTP
7 1 (5.88%) RIP
7 1 (5.88%) SNMP
7 1 (5.88%) Internet
7 1 (5.88%) VPN
7 1 (5.88%) DNS

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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 (5.88%) LightWave 3D
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 17 (100.00%) SDH
2 16 (94.12%) MPLS
3 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
4 3 (17.65%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 3 (17.65%) OSPF
4 3 (17.65%) SS7
5 2 (11.76%) BGP
5 2 (11.76%) DWDM
5 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.88%) BGP-4
6 1 (5.88%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) Firewall
6 1 (5.88%) HTTP
6 1 (5.88%) Internet
6 1 (5.88%) IPsec
6 1 (5.88%) RIP
6 1 (5.88%) SNMP
6 1 (5.88%) VPN
6 1 (5.88%) X.21
General
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Account Director
2 2 (11.76%) IP Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Transmission Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Electrical Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Mechanical Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Electrical Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior IP Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) Hedge funds
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Low Latency
1 13 (76.47%) Proprietary Trading
2 2 (11.76%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) DNA
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Coaching
3 1 (5.88%) Facilities Management
3 1 (5.88%) Line Management
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCNP
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 2 (11.76%) Ciena
1 2 (11.76%) Huawei
2 1 (5.88%) Brocade
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Juniper