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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 825 830 773
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -57
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 67 99 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.085% 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.48% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 46 79 77
Average salary £50,000 £59,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.25% +31.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £39,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £56,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.50% +41.25%

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
18445 20755 19902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 17.74% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15184 16566 15978
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

DWDM Salary Histogram in the UK

DWDM
Top 23 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 31 July 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
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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
England -12 61 £50,000 -15.25% 2
South East +4 35 £50,000 -11.50% 1
West Sussex - 23 £50,000 - 1
Crawley - 21 £50,000 - 1
London +21 17 £75,000 +7.14%
East of England -4 9 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Berkshire +4 6 - -
Reading +11 5 - -
Hertfordshire -9 5 £38,000 +76.74% 1
Bedfordshire -8 4 £52,500 -5.40%
Basingstoke +22 3 - -
Oxfordshire +13 3 £34,500 -20.68%
Dunstable -8 3 £52,500 -15.32%
Hampshire -14 3 - -
Northern Ireland - 3 £35,000 -
County Antrim - 3 £35,000 -
Gatwick - 2 £47,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £35,500 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Hoddesdon - 1 £38,000 -
Erskine - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 101 (55.19%) Telecoms
2 91 (49.73%) Cisco Certification
3 89 (48.63%) Cisco
4 62 (33.88%) SDH
5 59 (32.24%) LAN
5 59 (32.24%) CCNP
6 56 (30.60%) MPLS
7 50 (27.32%) Firewall
8 48 (26.23%) Data Centre
9 45 (24.59%) Degree
10 43 (23.50%) CCNA
10 43 (23.50%) WAN
11 42 (22.95%) TCP/IP
12 41 (22.40%) F5
13 40 (21.86%) Ethernet
14 38 (20.77%) Juniper
14 38 (20.77%) BGP
15 37 (20.22%) DSL
15 37 (20.22%) Wireless
16 35 (19.13%) Cisco Nexus
17 31 (16.94%) Line Management
17 31 (16.94%) Service Delivery
17 31 (16.94%) OSPF
18 29 (15.85%) Project Management
19 27 (14.75%) VPN
19 27 (14.75%) Programme Management
20 26 (14.21%) Load Balancing
20 26 (14.21%) EIGRP
20 26 (14.21%) Migration
21 25 (13.66%) PMI Certification

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 22 (12.02%) MS Visio
2 11 (6.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (5.46%) MS Excel
4 8 (4.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 62 (33.88%) SDH
2 59 (32.24%) LAN
3 56 (30.60%) MPLS
4 50 (27.32%) Firewall
5 43 (23.50%) WAN
6 42 (22.95%) TCP/IP
7 40 (21.86%) Ethernet
8 38 (20.77%) BGP
9 37 (20.22%) DSL
9 37 (20.22%) Wireless
10 35 (19.13%) Cisco Nexus
11 31 (16.94%) OSPF
12 27 (14.75%) VPN
13 26 (14.21%) EIGRP
14 23 (12.57%) VoIP
14 23 (12.57%) Wireshark
14 23 (12.57%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (11.48%) SSL
16 14 (7.65%) SONET
17 12 (6.56%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.09%) MySQL
1 2 (1.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.09%) Data Mining
General
1 101 (55.19%) Telecoms
2 23 (12.57%) Billing
3 10 (5.46%) Finance
4 8 (4.37%) Marketing
5 6 (3.28%) Banking
6 4 (2.19%) Electronics
7 2 (1.09%) Military
8 1 (0.55%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.55%) Legal
8 1 (0.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (26.23%) Network Engineer
2 17 (9.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (6.56%) Project Manager
3 12 (6.56%) Document Manager
4 11 (6.01%) Delivery Manager
5 10 (5.46%) Service Manager
6 8 (4.37%) Services Delivery Manager
6 8 (4.37%) NOC Engineer
7 7 (3.83%) Operations Engineer
7 7 (3.83%) Transmission Engineer
7 7 (3.83%) Network Operations Engineer
7 7 (3.83%) Support Engineer
8 6 (3.28%) Architect
8 6 (3.28%) Network Architect
9 5 (2.73%) Consultant
9 5 (2.73%) Senior Manager
9 5 (2.73%) Professional Services Engineer
9 5 (2.73%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 4 (2.19%) Designer
10 4 (2.19%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.73%) XML
1 5 (2.73%) CORBA
2 2 (1.09%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 48 (26.23%) Data Centre
2 22 (12.02%) PMI
3 6 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.73%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.73%) Tandem
4 5 (2.73%) PKI
5 4 (2.19%) CCTV
6 3 (1.64%) Statistics
7 2 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.55%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.56%) UNIX
2 8 (4.37%) Linux
3 3 (1.64%) Windows
4 2 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.94%) Service Delivery
1 31 (16.94%) Line Management
2 29 (15.85%) Project Management
3 27 (14.75%) Programme Management
4 26 (14.21%) Load Balancing
4 26 (14.21%) Migration
5 25 (13.66%) Network Design
6 19 (10.38%) Network Management
7 17 (9.29%) Validation
7 17 (9.29%) ITIL
8 13 (7.10%) Incident Management
9 12 (6.56%) Service Management
10 10 (5.46%) Change Management
11 9 (4.92%) Business Development
12 8 (4.37%) Network Architecture
13 7 (3.83%) Security Management
14 6 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (3.28%) Problem Management
14 6 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
15 5 (2.73%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.28%) C
1 6 (3.28%) SQL
2 4 (2.19%) Python
3 2 (1.09%) Perl
3 2 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 91 (49.73%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (32.24%) CCNP
3 45 (24.59%) Degree
4 43 (23.50%) CCNA
5 25 (13.66%) PMI Certification
6 16 (8.74%) CCIE
7 15 (8.20%) PMP
8 8 (4.37%) CCSE
8 8 (4.37%) Check Point Certification
9 6 (3.28%) CISSP
9 6 (3.28%) CCVP
10 5 (2.73%) OSCP
11 4 (2.19%) CCDE
11 4 (2.19%) JNCIP
11 4 (2.19%) JNCIE
11 4 (2.19%) HNC
12 3 (1.64%) CCDA
12 3 (1.64%) CCDP
12 3 (1.64%) Security Cleared
13 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.11%) SLA
2 13 (7.10%) ISO 9000
2 13 (7.10%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.64%) QA
5 1 (0.55%) BS7799
5 1 (0.55%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.73%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.09%) Xen
3 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.09%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 23 (12.57%) CiscoWorks
1 23 (12.57%) Cisco LMS
2 10 (5.46%) HP NNM
3 5 (2.73%) vMotion
4 4 (2.19%) Cisco IPCC
4 4 (2.19%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.09%) OpenView
5 2 (1.09%) Nagios
5 2 (1.09%) OPNET
5 2 (1.09%) Cacti
Vendors
1 89 (48.63%) Cisco
2 41 (22.40%) F5
3 38 (20.77%) Juniper
4 16 (8.74%) Ciena
5 15 (8.20%) HP
6 13 (7.10%) Huawei
7 11 (6.01%) Remedy
8 9 (4.92%) VMware
8 9 (4.92%) CheckPoint
8 9 (4.92%) Sybase
9 5 (2.73%) Microsoft
9 5 (2.73%) BT
10 4 (2.19%) Oracle
11 2 (1.09%) Avaya
11 2 (1.09%) Mitel
11 2 (1.09%) Symantec
11 2 (1.09%) NetApp
11 2 (1.09%) Veritas
11 2 (1.09%) Acme Packet
12 1 (0.55%) Fortinet
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