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 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
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 108 121 122
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs citing SDH 33 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.38% 0.88% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.42% 2.81% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 7
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +21.21%
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
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

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SDH across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SDH Salary Histogram in Reading

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 38 (74.51%) Telecoms
2 37 (72.55%) DWDM
3 22 (43.14%) Sybase
3 22 (43.14%) UNIX
3 22 (43.14%) Marketing
4 16 (31.37%) Service Management
5 13 (25.49%) Ethernet
6 12 (23.53%) ATM
6 12 (23.53%) Broadband
6 12 (23.53%) DSLAM
6 12 (23.53%) Huawei
6 12 (23.53%) NGN
6 12 (23.53%) Product Management
7 10 (19.61%) Wireless
7 10 (19.61%) CDMA
7 10 (19.61%) UMTS
8 6 (11.76%) Cisco
8 6 (11.76%) MPLS
8 6 (11.76%) Juniper
8 6 (11.76%) Internet
9 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
10 4 (7.84%) VPN
10 4 (7.84%) Nortel
10 4 (7.84%) Degree
11 3 (5.88%) CRM
12 2 (3.92%) SONET
12 2 (3.92%) Front Office
12 2 (3.92%) STB
12 2 (3.92%) Network Design
12 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
1 2 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 37 (72.55%) DWDM
2 13 (25.49%) Ethernet
3 12 (23.53%) ATM
3 12 (23.53%) Broadband
3 12 (23.53%) DSLAM
3 12 (23.53%) NGN
4 10 (19.61%) Wireless
4 10 (19.61%) CDMA
4 10 (19.61%) UMTS
5 6 (11.76%) MPLS
5 6 (11.76%) Internet
6 4 (7.84%) VPN
7 2 (3.92%) SONET
7 2 (3.92%) VLAN
7 2 (3.92%) VPLS
7 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.92%) IPv6
7 2 (3.92%) OSPF
7 2 (3.92%) BGP
7 2 (3.92%) RSVP
General
1 38 (74.51%) Telecoms
2 22 (43.14%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Front Office
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Transmission Engineer
2 12 (23.53%) Account Manager
2 12 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Junior
3 5 (9.80%) Junior Account Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 2 (3.92%) Network Support
5 2 (3.92%) Network Architect
5 2 (3.92%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Coordinator
5 2 (3.92%) Architect
5 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
6 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery Coordinator
6 1 (1.96%) Senior Account Manager
6 1 (1.96%) Provisioning Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (1.96%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) STB
1 2 (3.92%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Service Management
2 12 (23.53%) Product Management
3 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.88%) CRM
5 2 (3.92%) Network Design
5 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.92%) Project Management
5 2 (3.92%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (1.96%) Line Management
6 1 (1.96%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) PMP
2 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.96%) HNC
3 1 (1.96%) CCNP
3 1 (1.96%) CCIP
3 1 (1.96%) CCNA
3 1 (1.96%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Sybase
2 12 (23.53%) Huawei
3 6 (11.76%) Cisco
3 6 (11.76%) Juniper
4 4 (7.84%) Nortel
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.92%) Ciena
6 1 (1.96%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.96%) BT
6 1 (1.96%) NEC
Reading, Berkshire
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