The table below looks at the statistics for DWDM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 108 124 130
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 36 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.50% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.93% 1.14% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 5
Average salary £64,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
DWDM
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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
730 699 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.47% 29.35% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 389 465 624
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

DWDM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

DWDM Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

DWDM
Salary Trend in Reading

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

DWDM Salary Trend in Reading

DWDM
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DWDM across the Reading region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

DWDM Salary Histogram in Reading

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 53 (86.89%) Telecoms
2 40 (65.57%) SDH
3 22 (36.07%) Degree
4 21 (34.43%) Sybase
4 21 (34.43%) UNIX
5 20 (32.79%) PMI Certification
6 18 (29.51%) DSL
7 17 (27.87%) Wireless
7 17 (27.87%) Programme Management
7 17 (27.87%) Billing
8 16 (26.23%) Project Management
8 16 (26.23%) PMI
9 15 (24.59%) PMP
9 15 (24.59%) Line Management
10 13 (21.31%) Ethernet
11 11 (18.03%) Service Management
11 11 (18.03%) Service Delivery
11 11 (18.03%) Huawei
12 9 (14.75%) Marketing
13 7 (11.48%) Incident Management
14 6 (9.84%) MPLS
15 5 (8.20%) Juniper
15 5 (8.20%) Cisco
16 4 (6.56%) Internet
16 4 (6.56%) VPN
16 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2
16 4 (6.56%) Broadband
16 4 (6.56%) Business Development
17 3 (4.92%) F5
17 3 (4.92%) Cisco ASA

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
1 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 40 (65.57%) SDH
2 18 (29.51%) DSL
3 17 (27.87%) Wireless
4 13 (21.31%) Ethernet
5 6 (9.84%) MPLS
6 4 (6.56%) Broadband
6 4 (6.56%) VPN
6 4 (6.56%) Internet
7 3 (4.92%) ATM
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.28%) IOS XR
8 2 (3.28%) NX-OS
8 2 (3.28%) NGN
8 2 (3.28%) LLU
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (3.28%) DSLAM
9 1 (1.64%) IPsec
9 1 (1.64%) VPLS
9 1 (1.64%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
General
1 53 (86.89%) Telecoms
2 17 (27.87%) Billing
3 9 (14.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Finance
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (22.95%) Transmission Engineer
2 11 (18.03%) Support Engineer
3 10 (16.39%) Project Manager
4 8 (13.11%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (9.84%) Services Delivery Manager
5 6 (9.84%) Service Manager
6 5 (8.20%) Network Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Technical Support
7 4 (6.56%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Network Support
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Account Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Architect
9 2 (3.28%) Network Architect
9 2 (3.28%) Project Delivery Manager
10 1 (1.64%) Service Delivery Coordinator
10 1 (1.64%) Cisco Architect
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) UNIX
2 2 (3.28%) Solaris
2 2 (3.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Programme Management
2 16 (26.23%) Project Management
3 15 (24.59%) Line Management
4 11 (18.03%) Service Management
4 11 (18.03%) Service Delivery
5 7 (11.48%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.56%) Business Development
6 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.28%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.28%) Security Management
8 2 (3.28%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.28%) Product Management
8 2 (3.28%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.64%) ITIL
9 1 (1.64%) Process Management
9 1 (1.64%) CRM
9 1 (1.64%) Six Sigma
9 1 (1.64%) Benchmarking
9 1 (1.64%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (36.07%) Degree
2 20 (32.79%) PMI Certification
3 15 (24.59%) PMP
4 3 (4.92%) CCNP
4 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.28%) CISSP
5 2 (3.28%) CCVP
5 2 (3.28%) JNCIP
5 2 (3.28%) JNCIE
5 2 (3.28%) CCIE
6 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 9000
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.64%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 21 (34.43%) Sybase
2 11 (18.03%) Huawei
3 5 (8.20%) Juniper
3 5 (8.20%) Cisco
4 3 (4.92%) F5
5 2 (3.28%) Veritas
5 2 (3.28%) Symantec
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.28%) HP
5 2 (3.28%) Nortel
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle