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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 369 406 402
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -4
Permanent jobs citing SDH 77 26 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 0.55% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 28 17 27
Average salary £42,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £56,900 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +16.88%
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
4899 4705 5263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.20% 21.35% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3637 3624 4328
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 21 November 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 November 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
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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 +54 55 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Hampshire -3 14 £42,000 +7.69%
Buckinghamshire - 8 £70,000 - 2
SDH
England

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 93 (77.50%) Telecoms
2 60 (50.00%) Cisco
3 52 (43.33%) Ethernet
4 49 (40.83%) MPLS
5 48 (40.00%) DWDM
6 36 (30.00%) Juniper
7 33 (27.50%) Internet
7 33 (27.50%) Service Management
8 31 (25.83%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (25.83%) CCNA
9 29 (24.17%) BGP
9 29 (24.17%) OSPF
10 28 (23.33%) ATM
11 24 (20.00%) VPN
12 22 (18.33%) Service Delivery
13 20 (16.67%) Ericsson
14 19 (15.83%) DPNSS
14 19 (15.83%) MD110
14 19 (15.83%) ISDN
14 19 (15.83%) Huawei
14 19 (15.83%) Aastra
14 19 (15.83%) Sonus
15 18 (15.00%) Incident Management
15 18 (15.00%) IPv6
15 18 (15.00%) UNIX
16 17 (14.17%) Oracle
16 17 (14.17%) WAN
16 17 (14.17%) TCP/IP
16 17 (14.17%) LAN
16 17 (14.17%) VoIP

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 10 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 10 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (7.50%) MS Office
2 4 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 52 (43.33%) Ethernet
2 49 (40.83%) MPLS
3 48 (40.00%) DWDM
4 33 (27.50%) Internet
5 29 (24.17%) OSPF
5 29 (24.17%) BGP
6 28 (23.33%) ATM
7 24 (20.00%) VPN
8 19 (15.83%) ISDN
8 19 (15.83%) DPNSS
8 19 (15.83%) MD110
9 18 (15.00%) IPv6
10 17 (14.17%) WAN
10 17 (14.17%) LAN
10 17 (14.17%) VoIP
10 17 (14.17%) TCP/IP
10 17 (14.17%) SONET
11 16 (13.33%) Wireless
11 16 (13.33%) Frame Relay
12 15 (12.50%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 10 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (7.50%) Toad
2 1 (0.83%) TestDirector
General
1 93 (77.50%) Telecoms
2 16 (13.33%) Marketing
3 2 (1.67%) Front Office
4 1 (0.83%) Electronics
4 1 (0.83%) Finance
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (11.67%) Architect
1 14 (11.67%) Network Architect
2 12 (10.00%) Transmission Engineer
3 11 (9.17%) Network Design Architect
3 11 (9.17%) Network Engineer
4 10 (8.33%) Account Manager
4 10 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 8 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
6 7 (5.83%) NOC Engineer
7 6 (5.00%) Team Leader
7 6 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.00%) IP Engineer
7 6 (5.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) Junior
8 5 (4.17%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.33%) Junior Account Manager
10 3 (2.50%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.50%) Coordinator
10 3 (2.50%) Technical Design Architect
10 3 (2.50%) Provisioning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.33%) XML
2 9 (7.50%) SOAP
2 9 (7.50%) Web Services
2 9 (7.50%) JMS
2 9 (7.50%) WSDL
2 9 (7.50%) JAXB
3 1 (0.83%) Velocity
3 1 (0.83%) JAX-WS
3 1 (0.83%) JavaFX
3 1 (0.83%) Swing
3 1 (0.83%) J2SE
3 1 (0.83%) J2EE
3 1 (0.83%) CSS
3 1 (0.83%) JDBC
3 1 (0.83%) JSP
3 1 (0.83%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.00%) DTV
3 5 (4.17%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.00%) UNIX
2 6 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.50%) Service Management
2 22 (18.33%) Service Delivery
3 18 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 15 (12.50%) Network Design
5 11 (9.17%) Load Balancing
5 11 (9.17%) Line Management
6 10 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 10 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 10 (8.33%) Product Management
6 10 (8.33%) TDD
6 10 (8.33%) Migration
7 7 (5.83%) Time Management
8 6 (5.00%) Numerical Analysis
9 5 (4.17%) Business Development
9 5 (4.17%) OpenUP
9 5 (4.17%) Test Strategy
9 5 (4.17%) Network Planning
10 2 (1.67%) TOGAF
10 2 (1.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (1.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.83%) SQL
2 11 (9.17%) Java
3 10 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (25.83%) CCNA
1 31 (25.83%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.67%) CCNP
5 5 (4.17%) CCIE
6 3 (2.50%) Degree
7 2 (1.67%) JNCIA
7 2 (1.67%) HND
8 1 (0.83%) ISEB
8 1 (0.83%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) Netcool
2 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.83%) OpenView
Vendors
1 60 (50.00%) Cisco
2 36 (30.00%) Juniper
3 20 (16.67%) Ericsson
4 19 (15.83%) Huawei
4 19 (15.83%) Aastra
4 19 (15.83%) Sonus
5 17 (14.17%) Oracle
6 15 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 13 (10.83%) Sybase
8 12 (10.00%) Cramer
9 9 (7.50%) MetaSolv
9 9 (7.50%) BEA
10 5 (4.17%) Siemens
10 5 (4.17%) Acme Packet
11 4 (3.33%) Ciena
11 4 (3.33%) Nortel
12 3 (2.50%) HP
13 2 (1.67%) Remedy
14 1 (0.83%) Infovista
14 1 (0.83%) BMC
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