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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 814 763 825
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +62
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 85 110 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.10% 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.59% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 72 84 59
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% +39.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,500 £48,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+15.89% +50.00%

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
20844 18712 21570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.91% 17.59% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16538 15112 17643
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 29 August 2014 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 29 August 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
(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 -63 79 £57,500 +24.32% 5
East of England +5 21 £55,500 -3.47% 1
London -26 19 £62,500 +38.88% 1
South East -35 19 £56,500 -19.28% 1
Bedfordshire +12 13 £55,500 -3.47% 1
Hampshire -23 10 £57,000 -18.57% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 8 £48,000 -21.63%
Milton Keynes -9 8 £48,000 -
Dunstable - 8 £57,250 -
West Midlands -14 7 £62,500 +119.29%
Birmingham - 7 £62,500 -
Essex - 7 £47,500 -
Basildon - 6 £46,250 -
Hook - 6 £58,250 -
Wales - 5 £75,000 - 2
South Wales - 5 £75,000 - 2
City of London -11 3 £47,500 -5.00%
Hammersmith - 3 £59,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £75,000 -
Leeds - 2 £50,000 -
Monmouthshire - 2 £33,750 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 -
Berkshire -6 1 £39,000 -
Basingstoke -8 1 £45,000 -
Bristol -11 1 £41,500 +3.75% 2
Hertfordshire -18 1 £67,500 +255.26%
South West -29 1 £41,500 +3.75% 2
Chepstow - 1 £32,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £67,500 -

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 133 (68.91%) MPLS
2 122 (63.21%) Cisco
3 91 (47.15%) Juniper
4 87 (45.08%) SDH
5 86 (44.56%) Telecoms
6 77 (39.90%) WAN
7 73 (37.82%) Firewall
8 64 (33.16%) Cisco Certification
9 56 (29.02%) OSPF
9 56 (29.02%) Ethernet
10 55 (28.50%) BGP
11 45 (23.32%) Service Delivery
12 43 (22.28%) CCNP
12 43 (22.28%) TCP/IP
13 42 (21.76%) Wireless
14 39 (20.21%) Internet
15 38 (19.69%) VPN
16 31 (16.06%) LAN
17 30 (15.54%) F5
18 29 (15.03%) Network Design
18 29 (15.03%) Finance
19 28 (14.51%) EIGRP
20 26 (13.47%) RIP
20 26 (13.47%) SLA
21 24 (12.44%) Degree
22 22 (11.40%) HSRP
22 22 (11.40%) Network Management
22 22 (11.40%) SSL
22 22 (11.40%) CCNA
23 21 (10.88%) CCIE

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (3.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (7.25%) MS Visio
2 11 (5.70%) MS Office
3 9 (4.66%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 133 (68.91%) MPLS
2 87 (45.08%) SDH
3 77 (39.90%) WAN
4 73 (37.82%) Firewall
5 56 (29.02%) Ethernet
5 56 (29.02%) OSPF
6 55 (28.50%) BGP
7 43 (22.28%) TCP/IP
8 42 (21.76%) Wireless
9 39 (20.21%) Internet
10 38 (19.69%) VPN
11 31 (16.06%) LAN
12 28 (14.51%) EIGRP
13 26 (13.47%) RIP
14 22 (11.40%) SSL
14 22 (11.40%) HSRP
15 17 (8.81%) Multicast
16 15 (7.77%) VoIP
16 15 (7.77%) Network Security
17 13 (6.74%) GSM
General
1 86 (44.56%) Telecoms
2 29 (15.03%) Finance
3 11 (5.70%) Banking
4 5 (2.59%) Billing
5 4 (2.07%) Electronics
6 3 (1.55%) Marketing
7 2 (1.04%) Retail
8 1 (0.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 59 (30.57%) Network Engineer
2 26 (13.47%) Consultant
3 20 (10.36%) Architect
4 16 (8.29%) Network Architect
5 13 (6.74%) Network Specialist
6 11 (5.70%) Technical Design Authority
6 11 (5.70%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (5.70%) Team Leader
7 10 (5.18%) Design Engineer
7 10 (5.18%) Project Manager
8 9 (4.66%) Customer Engineer
8 9 (4.66%) Network Design Engineer
9 8 (4.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (4.15%) Cisco Engineer
10 7 (3.63%) Development Manager
10 7 (3.63%) Designer
11 6 (3.11%) Solutions Consultant
11 6 (3.11%) Sales Engineer
12 5 (2.59%) Network Design Architect
13 4 (2.07%) Senior Designer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.15%) Equities
1 8 (4.15%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.63%) Statistics
3 5 (2.59%) PMI
4 4 (2.07%) PKI
5 2 (1.04%) CCTV
6 1 (0.52%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.29%) Linux
2 9 (4.66%) UNIX
3 3 (1.55%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.04%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.32%) Service Delivery
2 29 (15.03%) Network Design
3 22 (11.40%) Network Management
4 18 (9.33%) Project Management
5 17 (8.81%) Change Management
5 17 (8.81%) Load Balancing
6 16 (8.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (8.29%) PRINCE2
7 14 (7.25%) ITIL
7 14 (7.25%) Network Architecture
8 11 (5.70%) Process Improvement
8 11 (5.70%) PRINCE
8 11 (5.70%) Network Planning
9 9 (4.66%) Regression Testing
9 9 (4.66%) System Testing
9 9 (4.66%) Time Management
9 9 (4.66%) Capacity Management
9 9 (4.66%) Low Latency
10 7 (3.63%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (3.63%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.18%) C
2 8 (4.15%) Perl
2 8 (4.15%) Python
3 3 (1.55%) Lisp
4 2 (1.04%) SQL
5 1 (0.52%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 64 (33.16%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (22.28%) CCNP
3 24 (12.44%) Degree
4 22 (11.40%) CCNA
5 21 (10.88%) CCIE
6 12 (6.22%) JNCIE
7 10 (5.18%) PMI Certification
8 9 (4.66%) Security Cleared
9 6 (3.11%) PMP
10 3 (1.55%) CISSP
10 3 (1.55%) HNC
10 3 (1.55%) JNCIP
10 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.04%) CCDP
12 1 (0.52%) CCDA
12 1 (0.52%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.52%) HP ASE
12 1 (0.52%) HP MASE
12 1 (0.52%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.47%) SLA
2 2 (1.04%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.52%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (9.33%) HP NNM
2 3 (1.55%) OpenView
3 2 (1.04%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.52%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 122 (63.21%) Cisco
2 91 (47.15%) Juniper
3 30 (15.54%) F5
4 20 (10.36%) HP
4 20 (10.36%) Nortel
5 11 (5.70%) CheckPoint
6 10 (5.18%) Microsoft
7 8 (4.15%) Huawei
8 7 (3.63%) Fujitsu
8 7 (3.63%) Ericsson
9 5 (2.59%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 5 (2.59%) Ciena
10 3 (1.55%) Foundry
10 3 (1.55%) VMware
10 3 (1.55%) BT
11 2 (1.04%) Cramer
11 2 (1.04%) Fortinet
12 1 (0.52%) Riverbed
12 1 (0.52%) CA
12 1 (0.52%) Telcordia
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Otterbourne, Hampshire
Arqiva Ltd
Posted: 12 days ago
South Wales
Centric Resource
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
South Wales
Centric Resource
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago