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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 416 459 430
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -29
Permanent jobs citing SDH 14 4 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.076% 0.019% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.090% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 37
Median salary £40,000 £38,069 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.07% +1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £38,069 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £38,069 £58,950
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
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
3666 4454 4970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 19.90% 21.35% 22.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2987 3538 3780
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 25 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDH within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 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 +8 10 £40,000 +5.07%
Middlesex - 3 £62,500 -
Berkshire +7 1 £57,500 -
Surrey - 1 £33,000 -
SDH
England

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 72 (96.00%) Telecoms
2 61 (81.33%) Ethernet
3 58 (77.33%) MPLS
4 43 (57.33%) Cisco
5 39 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (52.00%) Network Design
6 32 (42.67%) LAN
6 32 (42.67%) WAN
7 31 (41.33%) TCP/IP
8 29 (38.67%) IP Telephony
8 29 (38.67%) Data Centre
9 28 (37.33%) Juniper
9 28 (37.33%) BGP
10 26 (34.67%) MS Office
11 25 (33.33%) MS Excel
11 25 (33.33%) MS Visio
11 25 (33.33%) Avaya
11 25 (33.33%) Microsoft
11 25 (33.33%) CCDP
11 25 (33.33%) Wireless
11 25 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
11 25 (33.33%) Telepresence
12 24 (32.00%) SONET
13 23 (30.67%) OSPF
14 19 (25.33%) HSRP
15 18 (24.00%) DWDM
15 18 (24.00%) RSVP
16 17 (22.67%) Presales
17 16 (21.33%) 3G
17 16 (21.33%) ATM

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 26 (34.67%) MS Office
2 25 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 25 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 61 (81.33%) Ethernet
2 58 (77.33%) MPLS
3 32 (42.67%) LAN
3 32 (42.67%) WAN
4 31 (41.33%) TCP/IP
5 29 (38.67%) IP Telephony
6 28 (37.33%) BGP
7 25 (33.33%) Telepresence
7 25 (33.33%) Wireless
8 24 (32.00%) SONET
9 23 (30.67%) OSPF
10 19 (25.33%) HSRP
11 18 (24.00%) DWDM
11 18 (24.00%) RSVP
12 16 (21.33%) 3G
12 16 (21.33%) ATM
13 14 (18.67%) 4G
13 14 (18.67%) VPN
13 14 (18.67%) VRRP
14 13 (17.33%) VoLTE
General
1 72 (96.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (36.00%) Designer
2 25 (33.33%) Network Designer
3 14 (18.67%) Design Engineer
4 13 (17.33%) Ericsson Engineer
5 11 (14.67%) Implementation Engineer
5 11 (14.67%) NOC Engineer
6 8 (10.67%) Telecoms Designer
7 7 (9.33%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Consultant
8 4 (5.33%) IP Network Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) IP Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Network Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Senior IP Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Senior IP Network Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) Architect
10 2 (2.67%) Operations Manager
10 2 (2.67%) Senior Consultant
10 2 (2.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.67%) RFC 2547
2 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (38.67%) Data Centre
2 25 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 12 (16.00%) Driving Licence
4 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.33%) Linux
1 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.00%) Network Design
2 17 (22.67%) Presales
3 13 (17.33%) Network Architecture
4 11 (14.67%) Migration
4 11 (14.67%) Service Design
5 8 (10.67%) Network Management
6 6 (8.00%) Fault Management
7 5 (6.67%) CRM
7 5 (6.67%) Process Management
8 4 (5.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 4 (5.33%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.33%) Network Planning
8 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.00%) Project Management
10 2 (2.67%) Business Development
10 2 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.67%) Service Management
11 1 (1.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (1.33%) Validation
11 1 (1.33%) Workflow Management
Qualifications
1 39 (52.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (33.33%) CCDP
3 14 (18.67%) CCNA
4 11 (14.67%) CCNP
5 5 (6.67%) CCIP
6 4 (5.33%) HNC
7 3 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 43 (57.33%) Cisco
2 28 (37.33%) Juniper
3 25 (33.33%) Avaya
3 25 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 13 (17.33%) Ciena
4 13 (17.33%) Ericsson
4 13 (17.33%) Redback
5 10 (13.33%) Huawei
6 7 (9.33%) Remedy
7 4 (5.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (4.00%) Tellabs
9 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com