The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 138 130 123
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs citing SDH 3 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.31% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 1.01% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £47,500 - £41,250
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 - £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 - £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +25.37%
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
741 690 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.46% 30.10% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 422 508 401
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SDH across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing SDH 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 SDH.

1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) DWDM
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (40.00%) Network Design
4 2 (40.00%) Ciena
4 2 (40.00%) Line Management
5 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (20.00%) CCTV
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (20.00%) VPLS
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) HSRP
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) MS Project
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) IPv6
5 1 (20.00%) PMP
5 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Juniper

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing SDH 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 SDH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DWDM
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) IPv6
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) SONET
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) RSVP
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPLS
3 1 (20.00%) HSRP
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Provisioning Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CCTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
1 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Ciena
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
Reading, Berkshire
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Posted: 20 days ago