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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 383 465 446
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -19
Permanent jobs citing SDH 35 6 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.028% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 0.13% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 32 2 37
Median salary £50,000 £34,535 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.78% -12.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,707 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £37,362 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £34,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -13.92%
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
3654 4568 5052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.11% 21.47% 21.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2976 3562 3947
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing SDH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDH within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +22 13 £40,000 +15.82%
Berkshire +21 13 £53,000 -
Middlesex - 8 £47,750 -
Surrey - 5 £33,000 -
SDH
England

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT jobs citing SDH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SDH.

1 81 (96.43%) Telecoms
2 70 (83.33%) Ethernet
3 64 (76.19%) MPLS
4 46 (54.76%) Network Design
5 44 (52.38%) Cisco
6 40 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (41.67%) TCP/IP
8 34 (40.48%) LAN
8 34 (40.48%) WAN
9 32 (38.10%) Juniper
9 32 (38.10%) BGP
10 31 (36.90%) IP Telephony
10 31 (36.90%) Data Centre
11 28 (33.33%) OSPF
11 28 (33.33%) SONET
11 28 (33.33%) MS Office
12 27 (32.14%) MS Excel
12 27 (32.14%) MS Visio
12 27 (32.14%) Avaya
12 27 (32.14%) Microsoft
12 27 (32.14%) CCDP
12 27 (32.14%) Wireless
12 27 (32.14%) Video Conferencing
12 27 (32.14%) Telepresence
13 24 (28.57%) HSRP
14 23 (27.38%) RSVP
15 22 (26.19%) ATM
16 21 (25.00%) 3G
17 20 (23.81%) DWDM
17 20 (23.81%) Presales

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 28 (33.33%) MS Office
2 27 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 27 (32.14%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 70 (83.33%) Ethernet
2 64 (76.19%) MPLS
3 35 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 34 (40.48%) LAN
4 34 (40.48%) WAN
5 32 (38.10%) BGP
6 31 (36.90%) IP Telephony
7 28 (33.33%) OSPF
7 28 (33.33%) SONET
8 27 (32.14%) Telepresence
8 27 (32.14%) Wireless
9 24 (28.57%) HSRP
10 23 (27.38%) RSVP
11 22 (26.19%) ATM
12 21 (25.00%) 3G
13 20 (23.81%) DWDM
14 19 (22.62%) 4G
14 19 (22.62%) VPN
14 19 (22.62%) VRRP
15 18 (21.43%) VoLTE
General
1 81 (96.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (1.19%) Legal
3 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (34.52%) Designer
2 27 (32.14%) Network Designer
3 19 (22.62%) Design Engineer
4 18 (21.43%) Ericsson Engineer
5 16 (19.05%) Implementation Engineer
6 10 (11.90%) NOC Engineer
7 8 (9.52%) Telecoms Designer
8 7 (8.33%) Network Engineer
9 6 (7.14%) Consultant
10 4 (4.76%) Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) IP Network Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Network Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Presales Consultant
10 4 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
11 3 (3.57%) IP Engineer
11 3 (3.57%) Senior IP Engineer
11 3 (3.57%) Senior IP Network Engineer
12 2 (2.38%) Network Operations Engineer
12 2 (2.38%) Network Operations Manager
12 2 (2.38%) Telecoms Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) RFC 2547
2 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (36.90%) Data Centre
2 27 (32.14%) Video Conferencing
3 13 (15.48%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) IPTV
5 1 (1.19%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.19%) Linux
1 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (54.76%) Network Design
2 20 (23.81%) Presales
3 18 (21.43%) Network Architecture
4 12 (14.29%) Migration
5 10 (11.90%) Service Design
6 8 (9.52%) Network Management
7 6 (7.14%) CRM
7 6 (7.14%) Fault Management
8 5 (5.95%) Process Management
9 4 (4.76%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 4 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.76%) Network Planning
9 4 (4.76%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.57%) Project Management
10 3 (3.57%) Service Management
11 2 (2.38%) Business Development
11 2 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
12 1 (1.19%) Customer Engagement
12 1 (1.19%) Network Monitoring
12 1 (1.19%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 40 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (32.14%) CCDP
3 13 (15.48%) CCNA
4 10 (11.90%) CCNP
5 5 (5.95%) CCIP
6 4 (4.76%) Degree
6 4 (4.76%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Netcool
Vendors
1 44 (52.38%) Cisco
2 32 (38.10%) Juniper
3 27 (32.14%) Avaya
3 27 (32.14%) Microsoft
4 18 (21.43%) Ericsson
4 18 (21.43%) Redback
5 13 (15.48%) Ciena
6 10 (11.90%) Huawei
7 7 (8.33%) Remedy
8 4 (4.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 3 (3.57%) Tellabs
10 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com