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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
Rank 426 463 465
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +2
Permanent jobs citing SONET 14 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.077% 0.005% 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.022% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 11
Median salary £50,000 £41,800 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.61% +5.82%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +39.24%
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
3898 4496 4877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.41% 21.75% 21.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3203 3423 3830
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,000
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

SONET
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SONET across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

SONET Salary Histogram 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 26 May 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
Berkshire - 10 £50,000 -
Hampshire +13 4 £40,000 -4.30%
SONET
England

SONET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 27 (100.00%) Juniper
1 27 (100.00%) BGP
2 25 (92.59%) MPLS
3 24 (88.89%) OSPF
3 24 (88.89%) Telecoms
3 24 (88.89%) Ethernet
3 24 (88.89%) TCP/IP
3 24 (88.89%) SDH
4 23 (85.19%) HSRP
5 22 (81.48%) VRRP
6 21 (77.78%) RSVP
7 20 (74.07%) Frame Relay
7 20 (74.07%) VPN
7 20 (74.07%) ATM
8 19 (70.37%) Packet Switching
8 19 (70.37%) Ericsson
8 19 (70.37%) 3G
8 19 (70.37%) Redback
8 19 (70.37%) SS7
8 19 (70.37%) 4G
8 19 (70.37%) VoLTE
8 19 (70.37%) VoWiFi
8 19 (70.37%) Network Design
8 19 (70.37%) GGSN
8 19 (70.37%) SGSN
8 19 (70.37%) Network Architecture
9 8 (29.63%) CCNP
9 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (29.63%) Cisco
10 7 (25.93%) CCNA

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 27 (100.00%) BGP
2 25 (92.59%) MPLS
3 24 (88.89%) Ethernet
3 24 (88.89%) OSPF
3 24 (88.89%) SDH
3 24 (88.89%) TCP/IP
4 23 (85.19%) HSRP
5 22 (81.48%) VRRP
6 21 (77.78%) RSVP
7 20 (74.07%) ATM
7 20 (74.07%) Frame Relay
7 20 (74.07%) VPN
8 19 (70.37%) 3G
8 19 (70.37%) 4G
8 19 (70.37%) GGSN
8 19 (70.37%) Packet Switching
8 19 (70.37%) SGSN
8 19 (70.37%) SS7
8 19 (70.37%) VoLTE
8 19 (70.37%) VoWiFi
General
1 24 (88.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Design Engineer
1 19 (70.37%) Ericsson Engineer
2 17 (62.96%) Implementation Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Provisioning Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) 802.1X
1 2 (7.41%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Network Architecture
1 19 (70.37%) Network Design
2 5 (18.52%) Service Design
3 2 (7.41%) Change Management
3 2 (7.41%) CRM
3 2 (7.41%) Process Management
3 2 (7.41%) Validation
4 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) CCNP
1 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.93%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) CCIE
3 2 (7.41%) CCIP
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Juniper
2 19 (70.37%) Ericsson
2 19 (70.37%) Redback
3 8 (29.63%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (7.41%) F5
5 2 (7.41%) Foundry
6 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.70%) EMC
6 1 (3.70%) Hitachi
6 1 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) IronPort
6 1 (3.70%) NetApp