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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 444 427 426
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Permanent jobs citing SDH 5 43 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.024% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.86% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 37 12
Average salary £34,535 £39,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.57% +2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,707 £29,250 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,362 £61,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £39,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-13.92% -14.59%
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
4526 5013 5274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.31% 21.41% 23.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3541 3946 4204
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 30 June 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
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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 -5 3 - - 2
Hampshire -10 2 £34,535 +11.40% 1
SDH
England

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 59 (85.51%) Telecoms
2 33 (47.83%) Ethernet
3 32 (46.38%) DWDM
4 26 (37.68%) MPLS
5 19 (27.54%) Huawei
6 17 (24.64%) Oracle
7 15 (21.74%) Java
7 15 (21.74%) SQL
7 15 (21.74%) Cramer
8 14 (20.29%) Degree
8 14 (20.29%) TDD
9 13 (18.84%) Software Engineering
9 13 (18.84%) WebSphere
9 13 (18.84%) Migration
9 13 (18.84%) PL/SQL
9 13 (18.84%) Sybase
9 13 (18.84%) WebLogic
9 13 (18.84%) UNIX
9 13 (18.84%) ATM
9 13 (18.84%) Oracle Database 10g
9 13 (18.84%) Data Migration
9 13 (18.84%) Oracle Database
10 12 (17.39%) JAXB
10 12 (17.39%) BEA
10 12 (17.39%) WSDL
10 12 (17.39%) Toad
10 12 (17.39%) JMS
10 12 (17.39%) SOAP
10 12 (17.39%) Web Services
10 12 (17.39%) XML

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 13 (18.84%) WebLogic
1 13 (18.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 33 (47.83%) Ethernet
2 32 (46.38%) DWDM
3 26 (37.68%) MPLS
4 13 (18.84%) ATM
5 10 (14.49%) Broadband
5 10 (14.49%) DSLAM
5 10 (14.49%) NGN
6 7 (10.14%) LAN
7 6 (8.70%) VPN
7 6 (8.70%) BGP
8 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
8 5 (7.25%) HSRP
9 4 (5.80%) RSVP
9 4 (5.80%) OSPF
9 4 (5.80%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (5.80%) Wireless
9 4 (5.80%) IPv6
10 3 (4.35%) WAN
10 3 (4.35%) UMTS
10 3 (4.35%) SONET
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) Oracle Database 10g
1 13 (18.84%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Toad
2 2 (2.90%) TestDirector
General
1 59 (85.51%) Telecoms
2 10 (14.49%) Marketing
3 2 (2.90%) Advertising
4 1 (1.45%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Software Engineer
2 10 (14.49%) Account Manager
3 9 (13.04%) Transmission Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) NOC Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Technical Support
7 2 (2.90%) Network Architect
7 2 (2.90%) Network Support
7 2 (2.90%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Senior Tester
7 2 (2.90%) Architect
7 2 (2.90%) Tester
7 2 (2.90%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.90%) IP Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Implementation Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Network Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) SOAP
1 12 (17.39%) Web Services
1 12 (17.39%) XML
1 12 (17.39%) JMS
1 12 (17.39%) WSDL
1 12 (17.39%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) STB
1 6 (8.70%) IPTV
2 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) UNIX
2 3 (4.35%) Windows
3 2 (2.90%) Solaris
3 2 (2.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) TDD
2 13 (18.84%) Data Migration
2 13 (18.84%) Migration
2 13 (18.84%) Software Engineering
3 10 (14.49%) Service Management
4 9 (13.04%) CRM
5 7 (10.14%) Product Management
6 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.80%) Project Management
7 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (2.90%) Network Design
8 2 (2.90%) Network Planning
8 2 (2.90%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.90%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.90%) Security Management
8 2 (2.90%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (2.90%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.45%) Process Management
9 1 (1.45%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) Java
1 15 (21.74%) SQL
2 13 (18.84%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.90%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) CCNA
2 5 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.80%) PMP
3 4 (5.80%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.80%) HNC
3 4 (5.80%) CCNP
3 4 (5.80%) CCIP
4 2 (2.90%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Netcool
1 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Huawei
2 17 (24.64%) Oracle
3 15 (21.74%) Cramer
4 13 (18.84%) Sybase
5 12 (17.39%) BEA
6 11 (15.94%) MetaSolv
7 10 (14.49%) Cisco
8 7 (10.14%) Juniper
9 4 (5.80%) HP
9 4 (5.80%) Ericsson
10 2 (2.90%) Veritas
10 2 (2.90%) Symantec
10 2 (2.90%) Remedy
10 2 (2.90%) Infovista
10 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (1.45%) Siemens
11 1 (1.45%) NEC
11 1 (1.45%) Mitel
11 1 (1.45%) Aastra
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