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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
Rank 434 464 452
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -12
Permanent jobs citing SONET 1 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.006% 0.014% 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.027% 0.071% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 12
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -14.11%
SONET
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
3748 4213 4997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.34% 20.23% 23.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3024 3414 3664
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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

SONET
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 SONET within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 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 +3 1 £40,000 +14.28%
SONET
England

SONET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing SONET 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 SONET.

1 13 (100.00%) SDH
1 13 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 13 (100.00%) Juniper
1 13 (100.00%) BGP
1 13 (100.00%) MPLS
1 13 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (69.23%) OSPF
2 9 (69.23%) RSVP
2 9 (69.23%) Ethernet
2 9 (69.23%) HSRP
3 8 (61.54%) Service Design
3 8 (61.54%) CCNA
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 8 (61.54%) CCNP
4 5 (38.46%) Ericsson
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) ATM
4 5 (38.46%) Packet Switching
4 5 (38.46%) SS7
4 5 (38.46%) VRRP
4 5 (38.46%) Redback
4 5 (38.46%) 3G
4 5 (38.46%) Frame Relay
4 5 (38.46%) Network Design
4 5 (38.46%) VoWiFi
4 5 (38.46%) VoLTE
4 5 (38.46%) GGSN
4 5 (38.46%) SGSN
4 5 (38.46%) Network Architecture

SONET
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:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) BGP
1 13 (100.00%) MPLS
1 13 (100.00%) SDH
1 13 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (69.23%) Ethernet
2 9 (69.23%) HSRP
2 9 (69.23%) OSPF
2 9 (69.23%) RSVP
3 5 (38.46%) 3G
3 5 (38.46%) 4G
3 5 (38.46%) ATM
3 5 (38.46%) Frame Relay
3 5 (38.46%) GGSN
3 5 (38.46%) Packet Switching
3 5 (38.46%) SGSN
3 5 (38.46%) SS7
3 5 (38.46%) VoLTE
3 5 (38.46%) VoWiFi
3 5 (38.46%) VPN
3 5 (38.46%) VRRP
General
1 13 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Design Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Ericsson Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) NOC Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Service Design
2 5 (38.46%) Network Architecture
2 5 (38.46%) Network Design
3 4 (30.77%) CRM
3 4 (30.77%) Process Management
3 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CCNA
1 8 (61.54%) CCNP
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCIP
2 4 (30.77%) HNC
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Juniper
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) Ericsson
3 5 (38.46%) Redback