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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank - 235 237
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 0 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.058% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.39% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 14
Average salary - £50,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +63.93%
UK excluding London average salary £56,500 £48,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+15.89% +50.00%
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
1076 1022 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.48% 14.75% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 893 869 889
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £62,500
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