The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 29 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Permanent jobs citing SDH 10 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 4.35% 0.52% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.99% 1.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
SDH
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
77 142 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 33.48% 36.88% 28.26%
Number of salaries quoted 71 101 81
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SDH across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

SDH
Salary Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SDH across the Newbury region.

SDH Salary Trend in Newbury

SDH
Salary Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SDH across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

SDH Salary Histogram in Newbury

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Newbury region citing SDH 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 SDH.

1 12 (100.00%) ATM
1 12 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 12 (100.00%) VPN
1 12 (100.00%) 3G
1 12 (100.00%) 4G
2 11 (91.67%) GGSN
2 11 (91.67%) SGSN
2 11 (91.67%) SS7
3 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (75.00%) VoLTE
4 8 (66.67%) Network Architecture
4 8 (66.67%) HSRP
4 8 (66.67%) VoWiFi
4 8 (66.67%) Frame Relay
4 8 (66.67%) Redback
4 8 (66.67%) Network Design
4 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 8 (66.67%) RSVP
4 8 (66.67%) VRRP
4 8 (66.67%) SONET
4 8 (66.67%) MPLS
4 8 (66.67%) OSPF
4 8 (66.67%) BGP
4 8 (66.67%) Juniper
4 8 (66.67%) Ericsson
4 8 (66.67%) Packet Switching
5 4 (33.33%) HTTPS
5 4 (33.33%) VoIP
5 4 (33.33%) SNMP
5 4 (33.33%) Telnet

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Newbury region citing SDH 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 SDH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) 3G
1 12 (100.00%) 4G
1 12 (100.00%) ATM
1 12 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 12 (100.00%) VPN
2 11 (91.67%) GGSN
2 11 (91.67%) SGSN
2 11 (91.67%) SS7
3 9 (75.00%) VoLTE
4 8 (66.67%) BGP
4 8 (66.67%) Frame Relay
4 8 (66.67%) HSRP
4 8 (66.67%) MPLS
4 8 (66.67%) OSPF
4 8 (66.67%) Packet Switching
4 8 (66.67%) RSVP
4 8 (66.67%) SONET
4 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 8 (66.67%) VoWiFi
4 8 (66.67%) VRRP
General
1 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Design Engineer
1 8 (66.67%) Ericsson Engineer
1 8 (66.67%) Implementation Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Graduate
3 1 (8.33%) Graduate Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Penetration Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Solaris
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Network Architecture
1 8 (66.67%) Network Design
2 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 4 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Ericsson
1 8 (66.67%) Juniper
1 8 (66.67%) Redback
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Symbian