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 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 Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SDH 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.71% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.72% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -2.50%
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
147 119 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 26.25% 20.77% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 117 98 118
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) DWDM
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) ATM
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Business Development
4 2 (40.00%) Network Management
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
5 1 (20.00%) OSPF
5 1 (20.00%) RTCP
5 1 (20.00%) RTP
5 1 (20.00%) VRRP
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) 3G
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (20.00%) 2G
5 1 (20.00%) IPsec
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) 4G
5 1 (20.00%) xDSL
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) SCTP
5 1 (20.00%) Presales
5 1 (20.00%) HSRP

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) DWDM
3 3 (60.00%) ATM
3 3 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
5 1 (20.00%) 2G
5 1 (20.00%) 3G
5 1 (20.00%) 4G
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) HSRP
5 1 (20.00%) IPsec
5 1 (20.00%) OSPF
5 1 (20.00%) RTCP
5 1 (20.00%) RTP
5 1 (20.00%) SCTP
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) VRRP
5 1 (20.00%) xDSL
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Communications Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IP Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) RAN Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Transmission Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Development
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree