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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SONET over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
Rank 432 429 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing SONET 8 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.037% 0.023% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 0
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £34,250 -
% change year-on-year
+19.70% -
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
4903 4622 5321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.45% 21.47% 23.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3634 3585 4315
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SONET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SONET across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SONET within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -2 7 £39,500 +17.91%
Berkshire - 2 £43,500 -
SONET
England

SONET
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing SONET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SONET.

1 21 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
1 21 (100.00%) IPv6
1 21 (100.00%) Juniper
1 21 (100.00%) Internet
1 21 (100.00%) MPLS
1 21 (100.00%) OSPF
1 21 (100.00%) BGP
1 21 (100.00%) SDH
1 21 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 19 (90.48%) VPLS
3 13 (61.90%) Load Balancing
3 13 (61.90%) Ethernet
4 12 (57.14%) Service Delivery
5 11 (52.38%) HSRP
5 11 (52.38%) RSVP
5 11 (52.38%) VLAN
6 3 (14.29%) Line Management
7 2 (9.52%) HND
7 2 (9.52%) CCNP
7 2 (9.52%) CCNA
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (9.52%) JNCIA

SONET
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing SONET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SONET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 21 (100.00%) IPv6
1 21 (100.00%) Internet
1 21 (100.00%) MPLS
1 21 (100.00%) OSPF
1 21 (100.00%) BGP
1 21 (100.00%) SDH
2 19 (90.48%) VPLS
3 13 (61.90%) Ethernet
4 11 (52.38%) HSRP
4 11 (52.38%) RSVP
4 11 (52.38%) VLAN
General
1 21 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Provisioning Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Load Balancing
2 12 (57.14%) Service Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) HND
1 2 (9.52%) CCNP
1 2 (9.52%) CCNA
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
1 21 (100.00%) Juniper