The table below looks at the statistics for DWDM skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank - 238 253
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.015% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.11% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
DWDM
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1192 918 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.30% 13.69% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 782 996
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DWDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

DWDM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DWDM
Salary Trend in the North West

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

DWDM Salary Trend in the North West

DWDM
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing DWDM 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 DWDM.

1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) SONET
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing DWDM 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 DWDM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) SONET
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree