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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 415 393 405
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Permanent jobs citing SDH 33 71 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% 1.53% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 34
Average salary £56,500 £42,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.52% +3.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £31,500 £36,300
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £61,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
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
4000 4627 4319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.79% 22.17% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3391 3566 3384
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDH within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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
Hampshire +35 18 £63,000 +63.63% 1
Berkshire -50 15 £50,000 -
SDH
England

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 73 (96.05%) Telecoms
2 52 (68.42%) Ethernet
3 42 (55.26%) Cisco
4 33 (43.42%) MPLS
5 29 (38.16%) Network Design
6 22 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (27.63%) Video Conferencing
7 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
7 21 (27.63%) MS Office
7 21 (27.63%) MS Excel
8 20 (26.32%) LAN
8 20 (26.32%) MS Visio
8 20 (26.32%) WAN
8 20 (26.32%) Avaya
8 20 (26.32%) CCDP
8 20 (26.32%) IP Telephony
8 20 (26.32%) Wireless
8 20 (26.32%) Ciena
8 20 (26.32%) Telepresence
8 20 (26.32%) Data Centre
9 18 (23.68%) ATM
10 15 (19.74%) Presales
11 14 (18.42%) 4G
11 14 (18.42%) Migration
11 14 (18.42%) 3G
11 14 (18.42%) DWDM
12 13 (17.11%) Ericsson
12 13 (17.11%) VPN
12 13 (17.11%) Fault Management
12 13 (17.11%) Driving Licence

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 21 (27.63%) MS Excel
1 21 (27.63%) MS Office
2 20 (26.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 52 (68.42%) Ethernet
2 33 (43.42%) MPLS
3 20 (26.32%) IP Telephony
3 20 (26.32%) LAN
3 20 (26.32%) Telepresence
3 20 (26.32%) WAN
3 20 (26.32%) Wireless
4 18 (23.68%) ATM
5 14 (18.42%) 3G
5 14 (18.42%) 4G
5 14 (18.42%) DWDM
6 13 (17.11%) VPN
7 12 (15.79%) GGSN
7 12 (15.79%) SGSN
7 12 (15.79%) SS7
8 10 (13.16%) HSRP
8 10 (13.16%) OSPF
8 10 (13.16%) RSVP
8 10 (13.16%) SONET
8 10 (13.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) TestDirector
General
1 73 (96.05%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.58%) Electronics
3 4 (5.26%) Finance
3 4 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Billing
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (28.95%) Designer
2 20 (26.32%) Network Designer
3 15 (19.74%) Telecoms Engineer
4 14 (18.42%) NOC Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Design Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Ericsson Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Implementation Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Communications Specialist
6 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Telecoms Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Account Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Telecoms Account Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Telecoms Designer
9 2 (2.63%) Telecoms Support Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Telecoms Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.63%) Video Conferencing
2 20 (26.32%) Data Centre
3 13 (17.11%) Driving Licence
4 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.95%) IPTV
6 3 (3.95%) STB
7 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.63%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.26%) Linux
1 4 (5.26%) Solaris
1 4 (5.26%) Unix
2 2 (2.63%) Android
2 2 (2.63%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.16%) Network Design
2 15 (19.74%) Presales
3 14 (18.42%) Migration
4 13 (17.11%) Fault Management
5 9 (11.84%) Network Architecture
6 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
6 6 (7.89%) Project Management
7 5 (6.58%) Business Development
7 5 (6.58%) CRM
7 5 (6.58%) Test Planning
7 5 (6.58%) Validation
8 4 (5.26%) Product Management
9 3 (3.95%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (3.95%) Service Management
10 2 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.63%) Network Management
10 2 (2.63%) Network Planning
10 2 (2.63%) Process Management
10 2 (2.63%) Programme Management
10 2 (2.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.63%) SQL
2 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (26.32%) CCDP
3 12 (15.79%) Degree
4 3 (3.95%) BC Cleared
4 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.63%) CCIP
5 2 (2.63%) CCNA
5 2 (2.63%) CCNP
6 1 (1.32%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.32%) Netcool
Vendors
1 42 (55.26%) Cisco
2 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
3 20 (26.32%) Avaya
3 20 (26.32%) Ciena
4 13 (17.11%) Ericsson
5 11 (14.47%) Juniper
6 8 (10.53%) Redback
7 5 (6.58%) Huawei
8 4 (5.26%) Nortel
9 3 (3.95%) HP
10 2 (2.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (2.63%) Cramer
10 2 (2.63%) Symbian
11 1 (1.32%) ComArch
11 1 (1.32%) Infovista
11 1 (1.32%) Oracle
11 1 (1.32%) Remedy
11 1 (1.32%) SAP
11 1 (1.32%) Siemens
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