The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 112 148 113
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -35
Permanent jobs citing SDH 8 2 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.49% 0.082% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.54% 0.29% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Median salary - £26,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -24.28%
UK excluding London median salary - £50,272 £42,250
% change year-on-year
- +18.98%
SDH
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
519 678 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.74% 27.73% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 327 500 478
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing SDH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SDH
Salary Trend in Reading

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

SDH Salary Trend in Reading

SDH
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing SDH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for SDH.

1 13 (100.00%) MPLS
1 13 (100.00%) Wireless
1 13 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 13 (100.00%) Network Design
2 12 (92.31%) Marketing
2 12 (92.31%) Product Management
2 12 (92.31%) Service Management
2 12 (92.31%) Ethernet
2 12 (92.31%) DWDM
3 1 (7.69%) GSM
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) xDSL
3 1 (7.69%) Presales
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) LTE

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) MPLS
1 13 (100.00%) Wireless
2 12 (92.31%) DWDM
2 12 (92.31%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.69%) GSM
3 1 (7.69%) LTE
3 1 (7.69%) xDSL
General
1 13 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (92.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Product Manager
2 6 (46.15%) Network Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IP Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Network Design
2 12 (92.31%) Product Management
2 12 (92.31%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Presales
3 1 (7.69%) Validation