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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 362 372 415
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +43
Permanent jobs citing SDH 68 38 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.52% 0.90% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22 32 22
Average salary £39,500 £40,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £36,150 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +23.07%
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
4467 4213 5219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.86% 20.82% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3412 3314 4341
Average salary £42,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 28 January 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 January 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 +24 55 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Buckinghamshire - 5 £55,000 -
Surrey -7 3 £31,500 -
Hampshire -40 3 £36,500 -10.42%
Kent - 1 £30,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £31,500 -
SDH
England

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 98 (72.06%) Telecoms
2 67 (49.26%) Ethernet
3 61 (44.85%) DWDM
4 56 (41.18%) MPLS
5 42 (30.88%) Cisco
6 30 (22.06%) UNIX
7 29 (21.32%) ATM
8 27 (19.85%) Oracle
9 26 (19.12%) Huawei
10 25 (18.38%) Marketing
10 25 (18.38%) Sybase
10 25 (18.38%) VPN
10 25 (18.38%) Juniper
11 24 (17.65%) Cramer
12 23 (16.91%) Service Management
12 23 (16.91%) Java
13 22 (16.18%) CCNA
13 22 (16.18%) Cisco Certification
13 22 (16.18%) TDD
14 21 (15.44%) SQL
15 20 (14.71%) OSPF
15 20 (14.71%) BGP
16 18 (13.24%) Migration
16 18 (13.24%) PL/SQL
16 18 (13.24%) WebLogic
16 18 (13.24%) Oracle Database 10g
16 18 (13.24%) Software Engineering
16 18 (13.24%) WebSphere
16 18 (13.24%) Data Migration
16 18 (13.24%) Oracle Database

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 18 (13.24%) WebLogic
1 18 (13.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (5.88%) MS Office
2 5 (3.68%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.21%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.21%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.74%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 67 (49.26%) Ethernet
2 61 (44.85%) DWDM
3 56 (41.18%) MPLS
4 29 (21.32%) ATM
5 25 (18.38%) VPN
6 20 (14.71%) OSPF
6 20 (14.71%) BGP
7 17 (12.50%) Internet
7 17 (12.50%) UMTS
7 17 (12.50%) LAN
7 17 (12.50%) Wireless
8 16 (11.76%) WAN
9 15 (11.03%) Frame Relay
10 14 (10.29%) VoIP
11 12 (8.82%) Broadband
11 12 (8.82%) SONET
11 12 (8.82%) DSLAM
11 12 (8.82%) NGN
11 12 (8.82%) LTE
12 11 (8.09%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.24%) Oracle Database 10g
1 18 (13.24%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (12.50%) Toad
2 5 (3.68%) TestDirector
General
1 98 (72.06%) Telecoms
2 25 (18.38%) Marketing
3 3 (2.21%) Advertising
4 2 (1.47%) Front Office
5 1 (0.74%) Electronics
5 1 (0.74%) Finance
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (13.24%) Software Engineer
2 15 (11.03%) Transmission Engineer
3 13 (9.56%) Support Engineer
3 13 (9.56%) Architect
3 13 (9.56%) Network Architect
4 12 (8.82%) Account Manager
5 10 (7.35%) Network Design Architect
6 8 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
7 7 (5.15%) NOC Engineer
7 7 (5.15%) IP Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) Junior
8 6 (4.41%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Test Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Junior Account Manager
9 5 (3.68%) Team Leader
9 5 (3.68%) Test Leader
9 5 (3.68%) Pre Sales Engineer
10 3 (2.21%) Technical Support Engineer
10 3 (2.21%) Provisioning Engineer
10 3 (2.21%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.50%) SOAP
1 17 (12.50%) Web Services
1 17 (12.50%) XML
1 17 (12.50%) JMS
1 17 (12.50%) WSDL
1 17 (12.50%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.68%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.94%) DTV
4 3 (2.21%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.74%) STB
5 1 (0.74%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.06%) UNIX
2 6 (4.41%) Linux
3 1 (0.74%) Windows
3 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.91%) Service Management
2 22 (16.18%) TDD
3 18 (13.24%) Migration
3 18 (13.24%) Software Engineering
3 18 (13.24%) Data Migration
4 15 (11.03%) Service Delivery
5 13 (9.56%) Network Design
6 12 (8.82%) Product Management
7 9 (6.62%) Line Management
8 8 (5.88%) OpenUP
9 7 (5.15%) Incident Management
9 7 (5.15%) Load Balancing
10 5 (3.68%) Numerical Analysis
10 5 (3.68%) Time Management
10 5 (3.68%) Network Planning
10 5 (3.68%) Test Strategy
11 4 (2.94%) Network Management
12 3 (2.21%) Fault Management
12 3 (2.21%) Business Development
12 3 (2.21%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.91%) Java
2 21 (15.44%) SQL
3 18 (13.24%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (16.18%) CCNA
1 22 (16.18%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (6.62%) CCNP
3 8 (5.88%) Degree
4 5 (3.68%) CCIE
4 5 (3.68%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.68%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.94%) JNCIA
6 3 (2.21%) HND
7 2 (1.47%) HNC
8 1 (0.74%) CCIP
8 1 (0.74%) PMP
8 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.74%) ISEB
8 1 (0.74%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.56%) SLA
2 3 (2.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (4.41%) Netcool
2 5 (3.68%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.74%) OpenView
Vendors
1 42 (30.88%) Cisco
2 27 (19.85%) Oracle
3 26 (19.12%) Huawei
4 25 (18.38%) Sybase
4 25 (18.38%) Juniper
5 24 (17.65%) Cramer
6 17 (12.50%) BEA
7 16 (11.76%) MetaSolv
8 14 (10.29%) Microsoft
9 10 (7.35%) Ericsson
10 8 (5.88%) Aastra
10 8 (5.88%) Sonus
11 7 (5.15%) Ciena
11 7 (5.15%) Remedy
11 7 (5.15%) HP
12 5 (3.68%) Infovista
13 4 (2.94%) Nortel
13 4 (2.94%) BT
14 3 (2.21%) Acme Packet
14 3 (2.21%) Alcatel-Lucent
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Company car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: Highly Attractive Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £280 - £285 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 20 days ago