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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 426 440 432
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Permanent jobs citing SDH 10 11 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.056% 0.053% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.25% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 34
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
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
3706 4343 5098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.59% 20.86% 22.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3016 3474 3768
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing SDH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDH within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +1 6 £40,000 +14.28%
Berkshire +14 4 - -
SDH
England

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing SDH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SDH.

1 55 (94.83%) Telecoms
2 45 (77.59%) Ethernet
3 43 (74.14%) MPLS
4 30 (51.72%) Cisco
5 27 (46.55%) Network Design
6 26 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (44.83%) TCP/IP
7 23 (39.66%) Juniper
7 23 (39.66%) BGP
8 20 (34.48%) WAN
8 20 (34.48%) LAN
9 19 (32.76%) SONET
9 19 (32.76%) DWDM
10 18 (31.03%) OSPF
11 17 (29.31%) Wireless
11 17 (29.31%) IP Telephony
11 17 (29.31%) Data Centre
12 14 (24.14%) HSRP
12 14 (24.14%) MS Office
13 13 (22.41%) MS Visio
13 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
13 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
13 13 (22.41%) CCNA
13 13 (22.41%) CCDP
13 13 (22.41%) Avaya
13 13 (22.41%) RSVP
13 13 (22.41%) Ciena
13 13 (22.41%) Telepresence
13 13 (22.41%) Video Conferencing
14 11 (18.97%) Presales

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 14 (24.14%) MS Office
2 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
2 13 (22.41%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 45 (77.59%) Ethernet
2 43 (74.14%) MPLS
3 26 (44.83%) TCP/IP
4 23 (39.66%) BGP
5 20 (34.48%) LAN
5 20 (34.48%) WAN
6 19 (32.76%) DWDM
6 19 (32.76%) SONET
7 18 (31.03%) OSPF
8 17 (29.31%) IP Telephony
8 17 (29.31%) Wireless
9 14 (24.14%) HSRP
10 13 (22.41%) RSVP
10 13 (22.41%) Telepresence
11 10 (17.24%) 3G
11 10 (17.24%) 4G
11 10 (17.24%) ATM
11 10 (17.24%) VPN
11 10 (17.24%) VRRP
12 9 (15.52%) GGSN
General
1 55 (94.83%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Designer
1 13 (22.41%) Network Designer
2 11 (18.97%) NOC Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Design Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Ericsson Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Implementation Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Network Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Telecoms Designer
7 4 (6.90%) Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) IP Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Network Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) IP Network Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior IP Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior IP Network Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Network Operations Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Operations Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) RFC 2547
2 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Data Centre
2 13 (22.41%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (8.62%) Driving Licence
4 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Linux
1 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Network Design
2 11 (18.97%) Presales
3 10 (17.24%) Service Design
4 9 (15.52%) Network Architecture
5 6 (10.34%) Fault Management
5 6 (10.34%) Network Management
6 5 (8.62%) Migration
7 4 (6.90%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 4 (6.90%) CRM
7 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.90%) Network Planning
7 4 (6.90%) Process Management
7 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.17%) Product Management
8 3 (5.17%) Service Management
9 2 (3.45%) Business Development
9 2 (3.45%) Project Management
10 1 (1.72%) Data Migration
10 1 (1.72%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (1.72%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 26 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (22.41%) CCDP
2 13 (22.41%) CCNA
3 10 (17.24%) CCNP
4 4 (6.90%) CCIP
4 4 (6.90%) HNC
5 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Netcool
Vendors
1 30 (51.72%) Cisco
2 23 (39.66%) Juniper
3 13 (22.41%) Avaya
3 13 (22.41%) Ciena
3 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
4 10 (17.24%) Huawei
5 9 (15.52%) Ericsson
5 9 (15.52%) Redback
6 7 (12.07%) Remedy
7 4 (6.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (5.17%) Tellabs
9 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com