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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 405 412 405
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing SDH 50 48 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 0.98% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 10 39 26
Average salary £38,750 £39,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.89% +9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £30,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,850 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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
4726 4883 5310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.01% 20.68% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3560 3795 4242
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 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
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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 +29 42 £50,750 +12.77% 2
Hampshire -17 4 £38,500 +4.05%
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £70,000 +43.58%
Kent - 2 £26,250 -
SDH
England

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 99 (84.62%) Telecoms
2 64 (54.70%) Ethernet
3 55 (47.01%) DWDM
4 48 (41.03%) MPLS
5 31 (26.50%) Oracle
6 29 (24.79%) Java
6 29 (24.79%) Cramer
7 28 (23.93%) TDD
8 27 (23.08%) Huawei
9 24 (20.51%) SQL
10 23 (19.66%) Sybase
10 23 (19.66%) UNIX
11 22 (18.80%) WebLogic
11 22 (18.80%) PL/SQL
11 22 (18.80%) Oracle Database 10g
11 22 (18.80%) Software Engineering
11 22 (18.80%) Migration
11 22 (18.80%) WebSphere
11 22 (18.80%) Data Migration
11 22 (18.80%) Oracle Database
12 21 (17.95%) JAXB
12 21 (17.95%) WSDL
12 21 (17.95%) Toad
12 21 (17.95%) BEA
12 21 (17.95%) SOAP
12 21 (17.95%) Web Services
12 21 (17.95%) XML
12 21 (17.95%) JMS
13 20 (17.09%) MetaSolv
13 20 (17.09%) Marketing

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 22 (18.80%) WebLogic
1 22 (18.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) AutoCAD
2 2 (1.71%) MS Office
2 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 64 (54.70%) Ethernet
2 55 (47.01%) DWDM
3 48 (41.03%) MPLS
4 18 (15.38%) ATM
5 14 (11.97%) Broadband
5 14 (11.97%) VPN
5 14 (11.97%) DSLAM
5 14 (11.97%) NGN
6 10 (8.55%) Wireless
7 8 (6.84%) LAN
8 7 (5.98%) GSM
8 7 (5.98%) UMTS
8 7 (5.98%) BGP
9 6 (5.13%) Internet
10 5 (4.27%) TCP/IP
10 5 (4.27%) SONET
10 5 (4.27%) OSPF
10 5 (4.27%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (4.27%) CDMA
10 5 (4.27%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.80%) Oracle Database 10g
1 22 (18.80%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (17.95%) Toad
2 7 (5.98%) TestDirector
General
1 99 (84.62%) Telecoms
2 20 (17.09%) Marketing
3 3 (2.56%) Advertising
4 2 (1.71%) Front Office
5 1 (0.85%) Finance
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (18.80%) Software Engineer
2 17 (14.53%) Transmission Engineer
3 14 (11.97%) Account Manager
4 11 (9.40%) Support Engineer
5 6 (5.13%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (5.13%) NOC Engineer
6 5 (4.27%) Test Leader
6 5 (4.27%) Network Engineer
7 4 (3.42%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.42%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (3.42%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (3.42%) Network Support
7 4 (3.42%) Technical Support
8 3 (2.56%) Project Engineer
8 3 (2.56%) Network Architect
8 3 (2.56%) Junior Account Manager
8 3 (2.56%) IP Engineer
8 3 (2.56%) Network Technical Architect
8 3 (2.56%) Network Design Architect
8 3 (2.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.95%) SOAP
1 21 (17.95%) Web Services
1 21 (17.95%) XML
1 21 (17.95%) JMS
1 21 (17.95%) WSDL
1 21 (17.95%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
1 7 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.13%) STB
2 6 (5.13%) IPTV
3 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.66%) UNIX
2 3 (2.56%) Windows
3 2 (1.71%) Solaris
3 2 (1.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.93%) TDD
2 22 (18.80%) Migration
2 22 (18.80%) Software Engineering
2 22 (18.80%) Data Migration
3 18 (15.38%) Service Management
4 11 (9.40%) Product Management
5 9 (7.69%) CRM
6 5 (4.27%) Project Management
7 4 (3.42%) Network Planning
7 4 (3.42%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.42%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.42%) Network Management
8 3 (2.56%) Mentoring
8 3 (2.56%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (2.56%) OpenUP
8 3 (2.56%) Fault Management
8 3 (2.56%) DNA
8 3 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.56%) Network Design
9 2 (1.71%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (24.79%) Java
2 24 (20.51%) SQL
3 22 (18.80%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.71%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (16.24%) Degree
2 5 (4.27%) CCNA
2 5 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.42%) PMP
3 4 (3.42%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.42%) HNC
3 4 (3.42%) CCNP
3 4 (3.42%) CCIP
4 2 (1.71%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.85%) HND
5 1 (0.85%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) SLA
2 3 (2.56%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 7 (5.98%) Netcool
1 7 (5.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (26.50%) Oracle
2 29 (24.79%) Cramer
3 27 (23.08%) Huawei
4 23 (19.66%) Sybase
5 21 (17.95%) BEA
6 20 (17.09%) MetaSolv
7 17 (14.53%) Cisco
8 13 (11.11%) Juniper
9 9 (7.69%) HP
10 8 (6.84%) Remedy
11 7 (5.98%) Infovista
12 4 (3.42%) Ericsson
12 4 (3.42%) Nortel
12 4 (3.42%) Microsoft
12 4 (3.42%) Ciena
13 3 (2.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 3 (2.56%) BT
14 2 (1.71%) Veritas
14 2 (1.71%) Symantec
15 1 (0.85%) Siemens
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Salary: £60,000 per annum DEPENDING ON SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE PLUS BONUS
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