The table below looks at the statistics for SDH 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 SDH over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 385 419 417
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -2
Permanent jobs citing SDH 61 18 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.085% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.23% 0.39% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 43 9 22
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £32,800 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +16.41%
SDH
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
4951 4591 5399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.57% 21.77% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3657 3582 4408
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SDH
Salary Trend in the South East

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

SDH Salary Trend in the South East

SDH
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SDH across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

SDH Salary Histogram in the South East

SDH
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 SDH within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
Hampshire +24 40 £39,000 +13.86%
Berkshire 0 12 £42,500 - 4
Buckinghamshire +8 10 £48,000 +1.05% 1
SDH
England

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 90 (86.54%) Telecoms
2 72 (69.23%) Cisco
3 47 (45.19%) MPLS
4 39 (37.50%) CCNA
4 39 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (36.54%) Internet
6 37 (35.58%) Juniper
7 36 (34.62%) DWDM
8 33 (31.73%) Ethernet
8 33 (31.73%) OSPF
8 33 (31.73%) BGP
9 30 (28.85%) DPNSS
9 30 (28.85%) MD110
9 30 (28.85%) Ericsson
9 30 (28.85%) ISDN
9 30 (28.85%) Aastra
9 30 (28.85%) Sonus
10 26 (25.00%) Service Management
11 25 (24.04%) Incident Management
12 24 (23.08%) IPv6
13 23 (22.12%) TCP/IP
13 23 (22.12%) SONET
13 23 (22.12%) Security Cleared
14 21 (20.19%) VPLS
15 19 (18.27%) SC Cleared
16 18 (17.31%) Service Delivery
17 15 (14.42%) VoIP
17 15 (14.42%) Load Balancing
18 14 (13.46%) VPN
19 13 (12.50%) Network Design

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.81%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (7.69%) MS Office
2 4 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.88%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.96%) MS Project
4 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 47 (45.19%) MPLS
2 38 (36.54%) Internet
3 36 (34.62%) DWDM
4 33 (31.73%) OSPF
4 33 (31.73%) BGP
4 33 (31.73%) Ethernet
5 30 (28.85%) ISDN
5 30 (28.85%) DPNSS
5 30 (28.85%) MD110
6 24 (23.08%) IPv6
7 23 (22.12%) SONET
7 23 (22.12%) TCP/IP
8 21 (20.19%) VPLS
9 15 (14.42%) VoIP
10 14 (13.46%) VPN
11 12 (11.54%) ATM
11 12 (11.54%) VLAN
12 11 (10.58%) RSVP
12 11 (10.58%) LAN
12 11 (10.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Toad
1 1 (0.96%) TestDirector
General
1 90 (86.54%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.92%) Finance
2 2 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (0.96%) Electronics
3 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (20.19%) Network Engineer
2 12 (11.54%) Architect
2 12 (11.54%) Network Architect
3 9 (8.65%) Network Design Architect
4 7 (6.73%) NOC Engineer
5 6 (5.77%) Team Leader
5 6 (5.77%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.81%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (4.81%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) NOC Manager
7 4 (3.85%) Incident Manager
7 4 (3.85%) Software Engineer
8 3 (2.88%) Developer
8 3 (2.88%) Technical Design Architect
8 3 (2.88%) Technical Architect
8 3 (2.88%) Network Technical Architect
9 2 (1.92%) Senior Architect
9 2 (1.92%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (1.92%) Network Operations Technician
9 2 (1.92%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.81%) XML
2 4 (3.85%) Velocity
2 4 (3.85%) JAX-WS
2 4 (3.85%) JavaFX
2 4 (3.85%) J2EE
2 4 (3.85%) CSS
2 4 (3.85%) JDBC
2 4 (3.85%) JSP
2 4 (3.85%) Servlets
2 4 (3.85%) J2SE
3 3 (2.88%) Swing
4 1 (0.96%) JMS
4 1 (0.96%) WSDL
4 1 (0.96%) JAXB
4 1 (0.96%) SOAP
4 1 (0.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.77%) DTV
3 5 (4.81%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.96%) UNIX
1 1 (0.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.00%) Service Management
2 25 (24.04%) Incident Management
3 18 (17.31%) Service Delivery
4 15 (14.42%) Load Balancing
5 13 (12.50%) Network Design
6 9 (8.65%) Network Planning
6 9 (8.65%) Line Management
7 7 (6.73%) Time Management
8 6 (5.77%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.81%) UML
9 5 (4.81%) Project Management
9 5 (4.81%) Business Development
9 5 (4.81%) Numerical Analysis
9 5 (4.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (4.81%) Capacity Management
10 4 (3.85%) Data Migration
10 4 (3.85%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.85%) Migration
11 3 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (2.88%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.73%) SQL
2 6 (5.77%) Java
3 5 (4.81%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 39 (37.50%) CCNA
1 39 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (22.12%) Security Cleared
3 19 (18.27%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.69%) CCNP
5 5 (4.81%) PMP
5 5 (4.81%) PMI Certification
5 5 (4.81%) CCIE
6 2 (1.92%) HND
6 2 (1.92%) JNCIA
6 2 (1.92%) Degree
7 1 (0.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.65%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) Netcool
2 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.96%) OpenView
2 1 (0.96%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 72 (69.23%) Cisco
2 37 (35.58%) Juniper
3 30 (28.85%) Aastra
3 30 (28.85%) Sonus
3 30 (28.85%) Ericsson
4 11 (10.58%) Oracle
5 10 (9.62%) Microsoft
6 8 (7.69%) Cramer
7 7 (6.73%) Huawei
8 5 (4.81%) Acme Packet
8 5 (4.81%) Siemens
9 4 (3.85%) Ciena
10 2 (1.92%) Remedy
10 2 (1.92%) HP
11 1 (0.96%) SAP
11 1 (0.96%) Infovista
11 1 (0.96%) MetaSolv
11 1 (0.96%) Amdocs
11 1 (0.96%) ComArch
11 1 (0.96%) BEA
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefónica
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Steria
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 21 days ago