The table below looks at the statistics for SONET skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SONET over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
England / South East
Rank - 440 450
Permanent jobs citing SONET 0 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - 0.041% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.20% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 5
Median salary - £50,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +35.13%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +29.87%

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
3173 3932 4489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.30% 20.11% 22.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2549 3307 3399
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SONET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing SONET as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SONET Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SONET
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SONET across the South East region.

SONET Salary Trend in the South East