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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 115 145 126
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -19
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 32 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.23% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.51% 0.74% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 4
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +2.50%
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
911 806 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 35.09% 31.65% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 463 548 492
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 2014.

DWDM Salary Histogram in Reading

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 30 (88.24%) SDH
2 29 (85.29%) Telecoms
3 18 (52.94%) UNIX
3 18 (52.94%) Sybase
4 10 (29.41%) Ethernet
5 9 (26.47%) Marketing
6 5 (14.71%) Huawei
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco
7 4 (11.76%) Service Management
7 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 4 (11.76%) Validation
7 4 (11.76%) Nortel
7 4 (11.76%) Juniper
7 4 (11.76%) Line Management
7 4 (11.76%) VPN
7 4 (11.76%) Internet
7 4 (11.76%) MPLS
7 4 (11.76%) DSL
7 4 (11.76%) Degree
7 4 (11.76%) ISO 9000
7 4 (11.76%) ISO 9001
8 2 (5.88%) Front Office
8 2 (5.88%) MS Office
8 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
8 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
8 2 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (5.88%) Network Design
8 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.88%) Ciena
9 1 (2.94%) Ericsson

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (5.88%) MS Office
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
1 2 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 30 (88.24%) SDH
2 10 (29.41%) Ethernet
3 4 (11.76%) VPN
3 4 (11.76%) Internet
3 4 (11.76%) MPLS
3 4 (11.76%) DSL
General
1 29 (85.29%) Telecoms
2 9 (26.47%) Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Transmission Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Document Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.88%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.88%) Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Support
5 2 (5.88%) Network Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery Coordinator
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Service Management
1 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
1 4 (11.76%) Validation
1 4 (11.76%) Line Management
2 2 (5.88%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) ISO 9000
1 4 (11.76%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Sybase
2 5 (14.71%) Huawei
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco
3 4 (11.76%) Nortel
3 4 (11.76%) Juniper
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) Ciena
5 1 (2.94%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.94%) BT
5 1 (2.94%) NEC