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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 369 408 400
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -8
Permanent jobs citing SDH 71 26 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% 0.56% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 30 14 32
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,950 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.50%
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
4903 4622 5321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.45% 21.47% 23.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3634 3585 4315
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +21 34 £43,750 -12.50% 2
Hampshire +16 27 £40,000 +2.56%
Buckinghamshire +14 11 - -
SDH
England

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 91 (79.82%) Telecoms
2 68 (59.65%) Cisco
3 50 (43.86%) MPLS
4 46 (40.35%) DWDM
5 39 (34.21%) Ethernet
6 37 (32.46%) Juniper
7 35 (30.70%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (30.70%) CCNA
8 33 (28.95%) Internet
8 33 (28.95%) OSPF
8 33 (28.95%) BGP
9 25 (21.93%) Service Management
10 23 (20.18%) Ericsson
10 23 (20.18%) ATM
11 22 (19.30%) ISDN
11 22 (19.30%) IPv6
11 22 (19.30%) DPNSS
11 22 (19.30%) MD110
11 22 (19.30%) Aastra
11 22 (19.30%) Sonus
12 21 (18.42%) SONET
12 21 (18.42%) TCP/IP
13 20 (17.54%) VPN
14 19 (16.67%) Service Delivery
14 19 (16.67%) Incident Management
14 19 (16.67%) VPLS
15 17 (14.91%) WAN
15 17 (14.91%) LAN
15 17 (14.91%) VoIP
16 16 (14.04%) Frame Relay

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7 (6.14%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (7.02%) MS Office
2 4 (3.51%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.88%) MS Project
4 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 50 (43.86%) MPLS
2 46 (40.35%) DWDM
3 39 (34.21%) Ethernet
4 33 (28.95%) Internet
4 33 (28.95%) OSPF
4 33 (28.95%) BGP
5 23 (20.18%) ATM
6 22 (19.30%) ISDN
6 22 (19.30%) IPv6
6 22 (19.30%) DPNSS
6 22 (19.30%) MD110
7 21 (18.42%) SONET
7 21 (18.42%) TCP/IP
8 20 (17.54%) VPN
9 19 (16.67%) VPLS
10 17 (14.91%) WAN
10 17 (14.91%) LAN
10 17 (14.91%) VoIP
11 16 (14.04%) Frame Relay
12 13 (11.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 6 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Toad
General
1 91 (79.82%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.89%) Marketing
3 2 (1.75%) Finance
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (15.79%) Network Engineer
2 14 (12.28%) Network Architect
2 14 (12.28%) Architect
3 11 (9.65%) Network Design Architect
4 7 (6.14%) Software Engineer
4 7 (6.14%) NOC Engineer
5 6 (5.26%) Transmission Engineer
5 6 (5.26%) IP Engineer
5 6 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 6 (5.26%) Team Leader
5 6 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (4.39%) Test Engineer
6 5 (4.39%) Account Manager
6 5 (4.39%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 4 (3.51%) Support Engineer
8 3 (2.63%) Technical Architect
8 3 (2.63%) Developer
8 3 (2.63%) Network Technical Architect
8 3 (2.63%) Technical Design Architect
9 2 (1.75%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.14%) XML
2 4 (3.51%) WSDL
2 4 (3.51%) JAXB
2 4 (3.51%) JMS
2 4 (3.51%) SOAP
2 4 (3.51%) Web Services
3 3 (2.63%) CSS
3 3 (2.63%) JDBC
3 3 (2.63%) JSP
3 3 (2.63%) Servlets
3 3 (2.63%) J2EE
3 3 (2.63%) J2SE
3 3 (2.63%) Velocity
3 3 (2.63%) JAX-WS
3 3 (2.63%) JavaFX
4 2 (1.75%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.26%) DTV
3 5 (4.39%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.16%) UNIX
2 6 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.93%) Service Management
2 19 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 19 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 15 (13.16%) Network Design
4 13 (11.40%) Load Balancing
5 10 (8.77%) Line Management
6 9 (7.89%) Network Planning
7 7 (6.14%) Software Engineering
7 7 (6.14%) Time Management
8 6 (5.26%) Data Migration
8 6 (5.26%) Capacity Management
8 6 (5.26%) Migration
8 6 (5.26%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.39%) Project Management
9 5 (4.39%) Business Development
9 5 (4.39%) Numerical Analysis
9 5 (4.39%) Test Strategy
9 5 (4.39%) OpenUP
9 5 (4.39%) Product Management
10 4 (3.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.77%) SQL
2 7 (6.14%) Java
2 7 (6.14%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (30.70%) Cisco Certification
1 35 (30.70%) CCNA
2 15 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 13 (11.40%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.02%) CCNP
5 5 (4.39%) CCIE
5 5 (4.39%) PMP
5 5 (4.39%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.63%) Degree
7 2 (1.75%) JNCIA
7 2 (1.75%) HND
8 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.65%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (0.88%) OpenView
1 1 (0.88%) Netcool
Vendors
1 68 (59.65%) Cisco
2 37 (32.46%) Juniper
3 23 (20.18%) Ericsson
4 22 (19.30%) Aastra
4 22 (19.30%) Sonus
5 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
6 13 (11.40%) Oracle
6 13 (11.40%) Huawei
7 10 (8.77%) Sybase
8 9 (7.89%) Cramer
9 5 (4.39%) Siemens
9 5 (4.39%) Acme Packet
10 4 (3.51%) Ciena
10 4 (3.51%) MetaSolv
10 4 (3.51%) BEA
11 2 (1.75%) HP
12 1 (0.88%) SAP
12 1 (0.88%) Amdocs
12 1 (0.88%) BT
12 1 (0.88%) NEC
Slough, Berkshire
Skye Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum with company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 13 days ago