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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 113 125 124
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 28 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.17% 0.71% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.75% 2.24% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 6
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
747 713 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.16% 31.44% 34.21%
Number of salaries quoted 416 512 529
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 37 (88.10%) SDH
2 35 (83.33%) Telecoms
3 22 (52.38%) Sybase
3 22 (52.38%) UNIX
4 11 (26.19%) Ethernet
5 10 (23.81%) Marketing
6 7 (16.67%) Degree
7 6 (14.29%) Huawei
8 5 (11.90%) Line Management
8 5 (11.90%) DSL
9 4 (9.52%) Internet
9 4 (9.52%) MPLS
9 4 (9.52%) Service Management
9 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
9 4 (9.52%) Validation
9 4 (9.52%) VPN
9 4 (9.52%) Cisco
9 4 (9.52%) ISO 9000
9 4 (9.52%) ISO 9001
9 4 (9.52%) Nortel
9 4 (9.52%) Juniper
10 3 (7.14%) PMI Certification
10 3 (7.14%) Project Management
11 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (4.76%) PMP
11 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
11 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
11 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
11 2 (4.76%) MS Office
11 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
1 2 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 37 (88.10%) SDH
2 11 (26.19%) Ethernet
3 5 (11.90%) DSL
4 4 (9.52%) Internet
4 4 (9.52%) MPLS
4 4 (9.52%) VPN
5 1 (2.38%) Wireless
General
1 35 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 10 (23.81%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Front Office
4 1 (2.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Transmission Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Document Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.76%) Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Network Support
5 2 (4.76%) Network Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery Coordinator
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.90%) Line Management
2 4 (9.52%) Service Management
2 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
2 4 (9.52%) Validation
3 3 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.76%) Network Design
5 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) ISO 9000
1 4 (9.52%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Sybase
2 6 (14.29%) Huawei
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco
3 4 (9.52%) Nortel
3 4 (9.52%) Juniper
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.76%) Ciena
5 1 (2.38%) BT
5 1 (2.38%) NEC
5 1 (2.38%) Ericsson