The table below looks at the statistics for DWDM skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 765 815 772
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -43
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 116 77 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.073% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.43% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 41 59 75
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £57,620 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19260 17864 21476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.99% 16.96% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15487 13977 17553
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DWDM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

DWDM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DWDM
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DWDM within the UK.

DWDM Salary Trend in the UK

DWDM
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DWDM over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

DWDM Salary Histogram in the UK

DWDM
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DWDM within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England +34 109 £55,000 +18.91% 8
South East -4 45 £31,500 -30.00% 2
Berkshire +13 36 - -
Reading +8 33 - -
East of England - 33 £47,500 - 2
London +26 20 £90,000 +56.19% 3
Ipswich - 16 - -
Suffolk - 16 - -
South West -17 11 £47,500 +21.79% 1
Wiltshire +13 10 £40,000 +11.11%
Brentford - 9 £90,000 -
Swindon - 9 - -
Hertfordshire - 7 £31,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £35,000 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £50,000 - 1
Cambridge - 5 £35,000 -
Hertford - 4 - -
Surrey -11 3 £31,500 -
Dunstable - 3 £47,500 - 1
City of London +3 2 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Docklands, London - 2 £40,100 -
Kent - 2 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £70,000 -
Maidstone - 2 £60,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £70,000 -
Hampshire -16 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £31,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 162 (65.85%) Telecoms
2 133 (54.07%) SDH
3 88 (35.77%) MPLS
4 86 (34.96%) Cisco
5 63 (25.61%) Cisco Certification
6 61 (24.80%) Degree
7 59 (23.98%) Wireless
7 59 (23.98%) Line Management
8 57 (23.17%) Service Delivery
9 56 (22.76%) Ethernet
10 54 (21.95%) VPN
10 54 (21.95%) Juniper
11 53 (21.54%) DSL
12 50 (20.33%) OSPF
13 49 (19.92%) SLA
14 48 (19.51%) WAN
14 48 (19.51%) BGP
15 45 (18.29%) CCNP
16 43 (17.48%) LAN
16 43 (17.48%) Huawei
17 41 (16.67%) UNIX
18 40 (16.26%) ISO 9000
18 40 (16.26%) ISO 9001
19 38 (15.45%) VoIP
19 38 (15.45%) MS Visio
19 38 (15.45%) Validation
20 37 (15.04%) TCP/IP
21 36 (14.63%) EIGRP
22 34 (13.82%) ITIL
23 33 (13.41%) Firewall

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.41%) Lync
3 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 38 (15.45%) MS Visio
2 24 (9.76%) MS Office
3 17 (6.91%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.81%) MS Project
5 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 133 (54.07%) SDH
2 88 (35.77%) MPLS
3 59 (23.98%) Wireless
4 56 (22.76%) Ethernet
5 54 (21.95%) VPN
6 53 (21.54%) DSL
7 50 (20.33%) OSPF
8 48 (19.51%) BGP
8 48 (19.51%) WAN
9 43 (17.48%) LAN
10 38 (15.45%) VoIP
11 37 (15.04%) TCP/IP
12 36 (14.63%) EIGRP
13 33 (13.41%) Firewall
14 25 (10.16%) RIP
15 22 (8.94%) SSL
15 22 (8.94%) HSRP
16 14 (5.69%) ATM
16 14 (5.69%) Cisco Nexus
17 13 (5.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
General
1 162 (65.85%) Telecoms
2 27 (10.98%) Finance
3 23 (9.35%) Banking
4 19 (7.72%) Billing
5 14 (5.69%) Marketing
6 2 (0.81%) Retail
6 2 (0.81%) Advertising
6 2 (0.81%) Front Office
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 33 (13.41%) Document Manager
3 27 (10.98%) Transmission Engineer
4 16 (6.50%) Network Specialist
5 15 (6.10%) NOC Engineer
6 14 (5.69%) Architect
6 14 (5.69%) Support Engineer
7 13 (5.28%) Senior Network Engineer
7 13 (5.28%) Network Architect
8 11 (4.47%) Project Manager
9 9 (3.66%) Network Design Architect
10 8 (3.25%) Delivery Manager
11 7 (2.85%) Technical Manager
11 7 (2.85%) Account Director
11 7 (2.85%) Author
11 7 (2.85%) Technical Author
12 5 (2.03%) Technical Architect
12 5 (2.03%) Service Manager
12 5 (2.03%) Services Delivery Manager
12 5 (2.03%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.22%) Middleware
2 1 (0.41%) .NET
2 1 (0.41%) XML
2 1 (0.41%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.47%) PMI
2 9 (3.66%) CCTV
3 8 (3.25%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.85%) IVR
5 5 (2.03%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.22%) Open Source
7 3 (1.22%) Statistics
7 3 (1.22%) BBC
8 1 (0.41%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 41 (16.67%) UNIX
2 11 (4.47%) Linux
3 7 (2.85%) Windows
4 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.41%) Solaris
5 1 (0.41%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (23.98%) Line Management
2 57 (23.17%) Service Delivery
3 38 (15.45%) Validation
4 34 (13.82%) ITIL
5 31 (12.60%) Network Design
6 30 (12.20%) Network Management
7 29 (11.79%) Project Management
8 25 (10.16%) Change Management
9 23 (9.35%) PRINCE2
10 21 (8.54%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (7.32%) PRINCE
11 18 (7.32%) Process Improvement
12 14 (5.69%) Network Monitoring
13 11 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (4.47%) Programme Management
14 9 (3.66%) Time Management
14 9 (3.66%) Service Management
15 8 (3.25%) Capacity Planning
16 6 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
16 6 (2.44%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.07%) C
2 8 (3.25%) Python
3 4 (1.63%) Perl
4 2 (0.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (25.61%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (24.80%) Degree
3 45 (18.29%) CCNP
4 32 (13.01%) CCNA
5 14 (5.69%) PMI Certification
6 10 (4.07%) CCIE
7 8 (3.25%) PMP
8 3 (1.22%) VCP4
9 2 (0.81%) CFA
9 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.81%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.81%) CCDP
10 1 (0.41%) HNC
10 1 (0.41%) HND
10 1 (0.41%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (19.92%) SLA
2 40 (16.26%) ISO 9000
2 40 (16.26%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (8.54%) HP NNM
2 13 (5.28%) OpenView
3 9 (3.66%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (2.03%) Nagios
4 5 (2.03%) OPNET
4 5 (2.03%) Cacti
5 1 (0.41%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 86 (34.96%) Cisco
2 54 (21.95%) Juniper
3 43 (17.48%) Huawei
4 30 (12.20%) Sybase
5 27 (10.98%) HP
5 27 (10.98%) F5
6 18 (7.32%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 17 (6.91%) Microsoft
8 16 (6.50%) Ciena
9 11 (4.47%) Nortel
10 10 (4.07%) Ericsson
10 10 (4.07%) Remedy
11 9 (3.66%) Verint
12 8 (3.25%) SolarWinds
13 7 (2.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 6 (2.44%) Nokia
15 5 (2.03%) Avaya
15 5 (2.03%) Oracle
15 5 (2.03%) VMware
16 4 (1.63%) Sonus
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