The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SDH 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.75% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.96% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.38%
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
169 148 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.41% 25.61% 21.94%
Number of salaries quoted 96 117 103
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SDH
Salary Trend in Slough

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

SDH Salary Trend in Slough

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 9 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
2 7 (77.78%) ATM
2 7 (77.78%) LTE
2 7 (77.78%) OpenUP
3 5 (55.56%) UNIX
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) GPRS
3 5 (55.56%) GSM
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) UMTS
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) CCNA
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (55.56%) SAN
3 5 (55.56%) MPLS
3 5 (55.56%) Frame Relay
3 5 (55.56%) Wireshark
3 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
3 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
4 4 (44.44%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (33.33%) Network Management
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) SLA
6 2 (22.22%) BT
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
2 7 (77.78%) ATM
2 7 (77.78%) LTE
3 5 (55.56%) Wireshark
3 5 (55.56%) GPRS
3 5 (55.56%) GSM
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) UMTS
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) SAN
3 5 (55.56%) MPLS
3 5 (55.56%) Frame Relay
4 4 (44.44%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (22.22%) 4G
5 2 (22.22%) VLAN
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Test Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) IP Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) OpenUP
2 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
3 3 (33.33%) Network Management
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Fault Management
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 2 (22.22%) Network Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNA
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) OpenView
1 1 (11.11%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) BT
2 2 (22.22%) Ciena
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Cramer
3 1 (11.11%) Amdocs
3 1 (11.11%) ComArch
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) BMC
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy