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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 360 405 418
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +13
Permanent jobs citing SDH 79 27 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 0.59% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 29
Average salary £45,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,750 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.90%
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
4814 4594 5430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.20% 21.33% 23.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3585 3537 4552
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £64,000
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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Berkshire +60 64 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Hampshire -23 7 £42,000 -6.66%
Buckinghamshire - 7 £55,000 -
Surrey - 1 £31,500 -
SDH
England

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 109 (77.86%) Telecoms
2 63 (45.00%) Ethernet
3 58 (41.43%) Cisco
3 58 (41.43%) DWDM
3 58 (41.43%) MPLS
4 34 (24.29%) Juniper
5 32 (22.86%) Service Management
6 30 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (21.43%) Internet
6 30 (21.43%) CCNA
7 29 (20.71%) ATM
8 27 (19.29%) VPN
8 27 (19.29%) BGP
8 27 (19.29%) OSPF
9 26 (18.57%) UNIX
10 25 (17.86%) Oracle
11 21 (15.00%) Sybase
11 21 (15.00%) Huawei
11 21 (15.00%) Marketing
12 20 (14.29%) Service Delivery
12 20 (14.29%) Cramer
13 19 (13.57%) Ericsson
13 19 (13.57%) Java
13 19 (13.57%) VoIP
14 18 (12.86%) ISDN
14 18 (12.86%) LAN
14 18 (12.86%) WAN
14 18 (12.86%) DPNSS
14 18 (12.86%) MD110
14 18 (12.86%) Aastra

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 14 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 14 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (7.14%) MS Office
2 5 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.14%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 63 (45.00%) Ethernet
2 58 (41.43%) DWDM
2 58 (41.43%) MPLS
3 30 (21.43%) Internet
4 29 (20.71%) ATM
5 27 (19.29%) VPN
5 27 (19.29%) OSPF
5 27 (19.29%) BGP
6 19 (13.57%) VoIP
7 18 (12.86%) WAN
7 18 (12.86%) ISDN
7 18 (12.86%) LAN
7 18 (12.86%) DPNSS
7 18 (12.86%) MD110
8 17 (12.14%) Wireless
8 17 (12.14%) Frame Relay
9 16 (11.43%) SONET
10 15 (10.71%) UMTS
10 15 (10.71%) IPv6
11 14 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 14 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (9.29%) Toad
2 5 (3.57%) TestDirector
General
1 109 (77.86%) Telecoms
2 21 (15.00%) Marketing
3 2 (1.43%) Front Office
4 1 (0.71%) Electronics
4 1 (0.71%) Finance
4 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (10.71%) Architect
1 15 (10.71%) Network Architect
2 14 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 14 (10.00%) Transmission Engineer
3 12 (8.57%) Network Design Architect
4 11 (7.86%) Network Engineer
5 10 (7.14%) Account Manager
5 10 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.43%) Technical Engineer
7 7 (5.00%) IP Engineer
7 7 (5.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 7 (5.00%) NOC Engineer
8 6 (4.29%) Team Leader
9 5 (3.57%) Test Engineer
9 5 (3.57%) Junior
9 5 (3.57%) Test Leader
10 4 (2.86%) Junior Account Manager
10 4 (2.86%) Technical Design Architect
10 4 (2.86%) Network Technical Architect
10 4 (2.86%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.00%) XML
2 13 (9.29%) SOAP
2 13 (9.29%) Web Services
2 13 (9.29%) JMS
2 13 (9.29%) WSDL
2 13 (9.29%) JAXB
3 1 (0.71%) Velocity
3 1 (0.71%) JAX-WS
3 1 (0.71%) JavaFX
3 1 (0.71%) Swing
3 1 (0.71%) J2SE
3 1 (0.71%) J2EE
3 1 (0.71%) CSS
3 1 (0.71%) JDBC
3 1 (0.71%) JSP
3 1 (0.71%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.29%) DTV
3 5 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.57%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.57%) UNIX
2 6 (4.29%) Linux
3 1 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.86%) Service Management
2 20 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 18 (12.86%) TDD
4 17 (12.14%) Incident Management
5 15 (10.71%) Network Design
6 14 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 14 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 14 (10.00%) Migration
7 11 (7.86%) Line Management
8 10 (7.14%) Product Management
8 10 (7.14%) Load Balancing
9 7 (5.00%) Numerical Analysis
9 7 (5.00%) OpenUP
9 7 (5.00%) Time Management
10 5 (3.57%) Business Development
10 5 (3.57%) Network Planning
10 5 (3.57%) Test Strategy
11 3 (2.14%) Network Management
12 2 (1.43%) Business Analysis
12 2 (1.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.57%) Java
2 17 (12.14%) SQL
3 14 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (21.43%) CCNA
1 30 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.71%) CCNP
5 7 (5.00%) Degree
6 5 (3.57%) CCIE
7 3 (2.14%) HND
8 2 (1.43%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.71%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.71%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.00%) SLA
2 3 (2.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (4.29%) Netcool
2 5 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.71%) OpenView
Vendors
1 58 (41.43%) Cisco
2 34 (24.29%) Juniper
3 25 (17.86%) Oracle
4 21 (15.00%) Sybase
4 21 (15.00%) Huawei
5 20 (14.29%) Cramer
6 19 (13.57%) Ericsson
7 18 (12.86%) Aastra
7 18 (12.86%) Sonus
8 16 (11.43%) Microsoft
9 13 (9.29%) BEA
9 13 (9.29%) MetaSolv
10 7 (5.00%) Ciena
10 7 (5.00%) HP
10 7 (5.00%) Remedy
11 5 (3.57%) Infovista
11 5 (3.57%) Siemens
11 5 (3.57%) Acme Packet
12 4 (2.86%) Nortel
13 3 (2.14%) BT
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