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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
Rank 140 - 137
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SONET 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.043% - 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £37,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £38,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -14.44%
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
688 674 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.25% 30.10% 37.48%
Number of salaries quoted 378 479 585
Average salary £46,500 £47,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCIP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) RSVP
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP

SONET
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) RSVP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCIP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper