The table below looks at the statistics for SONET skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SONET over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing SONET 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1120 1092 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.10% 17.95% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 962 912 775
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SONET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 West

SONET
Salary Trend in the South West

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

SONET Salary Trend in the South West