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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
Rank 140 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SONET 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.039% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,250 -
% change year-on-year
+16.78% -
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
795 778 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.78% 31.46% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 432 544 412
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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%) 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%) 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%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management

SONET
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Provisioning Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper