The table below looks at the statistics for DWDM skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 393 384 409
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +25
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 45 36 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% 0.84% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 23
Average salary £31,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
DWDM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4483 4273 5056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.78% 20.35% 23.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3443 3331 4072
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DWDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

DWDM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DWDM
Salary Trend in the South East

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

DWDM Salary Trend in the South East

DWDM
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DWDM across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

DWDM Salary Histogram in the South East

DWDM
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DWDM within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +2 37 - -
Surrey -5 3 £31,500 -
Buckinghamshire +12 2 £70,000 -
Hampshire -18 1 - -
Kent - 1 £60,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £31,500 -
DWDM
England

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing DWDM 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 DWDM.

1 68 (77.27%) SDH
2 64 (72.73%) Telecoms
3 29 (32.95%) Sybase
3 29 (32.95%) UNIX
4 24 (27.27%) Ethernet
5 23 (26.14%) Huawei
6 20 (22.73%) Cisco
7 18 (20.45%) DSL
8 17 (19.32%) Line Management
8 17 (19.32%) Degree
9 15 (17.05%) Service Delivery
9 15 (17.05%) PMI Certification
10 14 (15.91%) MPLS
11 13 (14.77%) Project Management
11 13 (14.77%) Wireless
11 13 (14.77%) Juniper
11 13 (14.77%) Billing
12 12 (13.64%) Programme Management
12 12 (13.64%) PMI
12 12 (13.64%) VPN
13 11 (12.50%) OSPF
13 11 (12.50%) Network Design
13 11 (12.50%) Marketing
14 10 (11.36%) BGP
15 9 (10.23%) EIGRP
15 9 (10.23%) PMP
15 9 (10.23%) LAN
15 9 (10.23%) VoIP
15 9 (10.23%) WAN
16 8 (9.09%) WLAN

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing DWDM 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 DWDM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Spreadsheet
1 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.41%) MS Visio
1 3 (3.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 68 (77.27%) SDH
2 24 (27.27%) Ethernet
3 18 (20.45%) DSL
4 14 (15.91%) MPLS
5 13 (14.77%) Wireless
6 12 (13.64%) VPN
7 11 (12.50%) OSPF
8 10 (11.36%) BGP
9 9 (10.23%) EIGRP
9 9 (10.23%) LAN
9 9 (10.23%) VoIP
9 9 (10.23%) WAN
10 8 (9.09%) WLAN
10 8 (9.09%) ATM
10 8 (9.09%) X.25
10 8 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (9.09%) Frame Relay
10 8 (9.09%) xDSL
11 4 (4.55%) SMS
11 4 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
General
1 64 (72.73%) Telecoms
2 13 (14.77%) Billing
3 11 (12.50%) Marketing
4 2 (2.27%) Front Office
4 2 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (21.59%) Transmission Engineer
2 13 (14.77%) Support Engineer
3 11 (12.50%) Architect
3 11 (12.50%) Network Architect
4 10 (11.36%) Project Manager
5 8 (9.09%) Network Design Architect
6 6 (6.82%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Services Delivery Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Service Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Document Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) NOC Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (3.41%) Technical Support Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.41%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Technical Design Architect
9 3 (3.41%) Network Technical Architect
9 3 (3.41%) Coordinator
9 3 (3.41%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.95%) UNIX
2 1 (1.14%) Solaris
2 1 (1.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.32%) Line Management
2 15 (17.05%) Service Delivery
3 13 (14.77%) Project Management
4 12 (13.64%) Programme Management
5 11 (12.50%) Network Design
6 8 (9.09%) Service Management
7 5 (5.68%) Validation
8 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.55%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.41%) Time Management
9 3 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.41%) DNA
10 2 (2.27%) Business Development
11 1 (1.14%) Performance Management
11 1 (1.14%) People Management
11 1 (1.14%) Capacity Management
11 1 (1.14%) Configuration Management
11 1 (1.14%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (19.32%) Degree
2 15 (17.05%) PMI Certification
3 9 (10.23%) PMP
4 5 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.68%) CCIE
4 5 (5.68%) CCNP
5 3 (3.41%) CCNA
6 1 (1.14%) VCP4
6 1 (1.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) SLA
2 4 (4.55%) ISO 9000
2 4 (4.55%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 29 (32.95%) Sybase
2 23 (26.14%) Huawei
3 20 (22.73%) Cisco
4 13 (14.77%) Juniper
5 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.55%) Nortel
5 4 (4.55%) Ciena
6 3 (3.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.14%) Symantec
7 1 (1.14%) Remedy
7 1 (1.14%) BT
7 1 (1.14%) NEC
7 1 (1.14%) HP
7 1 (1.14%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.14%) Veritas
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle