The table below looks at the statistics for SONET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SONET over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
Rank 133 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SONET 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.053% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +39.24%
SONET
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
572 755 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.20% 30.78% 30.79%
Number of salaries quoted 465 400 489
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SONET
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SONET across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SONET Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SONET
Salary Trend in Reading

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

SONET Salary Trend in Reading

SONET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region citing SONET 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 SONET.

1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) SMTP
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) VRRP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Foundry
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
2 2 (66.67%) Extreme Networks
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA

SONET
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region citing SONET 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 SONET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) SMTP
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) VRRP
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) PPP
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Extreme Networks
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Foundry
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Hitachi
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) IronPort
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp