The table below looks at the statistics for DWDM skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 251 238 225
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 1 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.018% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.092% 0.93% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 13
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +31.94%
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+19.41% +4.93%
DWDM
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1090 964 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.18% 16.45% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 921 832 711
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DWDM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DWDM across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DWDM Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DWDM
Salary Trend in the South West

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

DWDM Salary Trend in the South West

DWDM
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region citing DWDM 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 DWDM.

1 1 (50.00%) CCTV
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region citing DWDM 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 DWDM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CCTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared