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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 826 819 763
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -56
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 67 88 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.077% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.42% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 48 75 84
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,350 £44,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £56,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-11.50% +15.89%

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
18260 20805 18853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.67% 18.13% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15141 16472 15224
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -15 63 £50,000 -13.04% 3
South East +32 38 £50,000 -11.50% 2
West Sussex - 26 £50,000 -
Crawley - 24 £50,000 -
London +11 19 £57,500 -8.00% 1
Berkshire +19 9 £41,000 +5.12%
East of England -15 6 £52,500 -5.40%
Reading - 6 £41,000 -
Bedfordshire +3 4 £52,500 -5.40%
Dunstable -15 3 £52,500 -15.32%
Northern Ireland - 3 £35,000 -
County Antrim - 3 £35,000 -
Basingstoke +25 2 - -
Hampshire -4 2 - -
Hertfordshire -8 2 £53,750 -20.37%
Bracknell - 2 - -
Gatwick - 2 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £34,500 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £55,000 -
Erskine - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £35,500 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 92 (60.93%) Cisco
2 91 (60.26%) Cisco Certification
3 68 (45.03%) Telecoms
4 66 (43.71%) CCNP
5 60 (39.74%) Firewall
6 57 (37.75%) LAN
7 51 (33.77%) F5
7 51 (33.77%) Data Centre
8 48 (31.79%) MPLS
9 45 (29.80%) SDH
10 42 (27.81%) TCP/IP
11 41 (27.15%) Cisco Nexus
12 40 (26.49%) Juniper
13 39 (25.83%) BGP
14 34 (22.52%) Migration
15 33 (21.85%) Load Balancing
15 33 (21.85%) CCNA
15 33 (21.85%) Ethernet
16 32 (21.19%) WAN
17 31 (20.53%) Degree
18 30 (19.87%) Wireshark
18 30 (19.87%) Cisco LMS
18 30 (19.87%) CiscoWorks
18 30 (19.87%) OSPF
19 27 (17.88%) Wireless
19 27 (17.88%) Cisco ASA
20 25 (16.56%) EIGRP
20 25 (16.56%) VPN
21 24 (15.89%) SLA
22 23 (15.23%) SSL

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (11.26%) MS Visio
2 10 (6.62%) MS Office
3 9 (5.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (5.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 60 (39.74%) Firewall
2 57 (37.75%) LAN
3 48 (31.79%) MPLS
4 45 (29.80%) SDH
5 42 (27.81%) TCP/IP
6 41 (27.15%) Cisco Nexus
7 39 (25.83%) BGP
8 33 (21.85%) Ethernet
9 32 (21.19%) WAN
10 30 (19.87%) OSPF
10 30 (19.87%) Wireshark
11 27 (17.88%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (17.88%) Wireless
12 25 (16.56%) EIGRP
12 25 (16.56%) VPN
13 23 (15.23%) SSL
14 17 (11.26%) VoIP
14 17 (11.26%) DSL
15 15 (9.93%) SONET
16 14 (9.27%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.32%) MySQL
1 2 (1.32%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.32%) Data Mining
General
1 68 (45.03%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.28%) Finance
2 11 (7.28%) Billing
3 7 (4.64%) Marketing
4 6 (3.97%) Banking
5 4 (2.65%) Military
6 3 (1.99%) Electronics
7 1 (0.66%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.66%) Legal
7 1 (0.66%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (31.79%) Network Engineer
2 21 (13.91%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (5.30%) Support Engineer
4 6 (3.97%) Network Support
4 6 (3.97%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (3.97%) NOC Engineer
5 5 (3.31%) Document Manager
5 5 (3.31%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (3.31%) Transmission Engineer
5 5 (3.31%) Network Operations Engineer
5 5 (3.31%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (3.31%) Service Manager
5 5 (3.31%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (3.31%) Network Architect
5 5 (3.31%) Architect
5 5 (3.31%) Project Manager
6 4 (2.65%) Network Designer
6 4 (2.65%) Professional Services Engineer
6 4 (2.65%) Designer
7 3 (1.99%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.65%) XML
1 4 (2.65%) CORBA
2 2 (1.32%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 51 (33.77%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.28%) PMI
3 5 (3.31%) PKI
4 4 (2.65%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.65%) Tandem
5 3 (1.99%) GIS
5 3 (1.99%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.66%) Statistics
7 1 (0.66%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.64%) Linux
2 6 (3.97%) UNIX
3 3 (1.99%) Windows
4 2 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.52%) Migration
2 33 (21.85%) Load Balancing
3 23 (15.23%) Service Delivery
4 22 (14.57%) Network Design
5 19 (12.58%) ITIL
5 19 (12.58%) Project Management
6 18 (11.92%) Network Management
7 16 (10.60%) Programme Management
8 15 (9.93%) Line Management
9 12 (7.95%) Change Management
10 11 (7.28%) Validation
11 8 (5.30%) Service Management
11 8 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (5.30%) Incident Management
12 7 (4.64%) Network Architecture
13 6 (3.97%) Business Development
13 6 (3.97%) Problem Management
13 6 (3.97%) Security Management
14 5 (3.31%) Risk Management
14 5 (3.31%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.97%) SQL
2 2 (1.32%) Python
2 2 (1.32%) Perl
2 2 (1.32%) PHP
3 1 (0.66%) C
Qualifications
1 91 (60.26%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (43.71%) CCNP
3 33 (21.85%) CCNA
4 31 (20.53%) Degree
5 16 (10.60%) CCIE
6 12 (7.95%) PMI Certification
7 8 (5.30%) CCSE
7 8 (5.30%) Check Point Certification
8 7 (4.64%) PMP
9 6 (3.97%) CISSP
9 6 (3.97%) CCVP
10 5 (3.31%) OSCP
11 4 (2.65%) JNCIP
11 4 (2.65%) JNCIE
11 4 (2.65%) CCDE
11 4 (2.65%) CCDP
12 3 (1.99%) HNC
12 3 (1.99%) CCDA
12 3 (1.99%) Security Cleared
13 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.89%) SLA
2 5 (3.31%) ISO 9000
2 5 (3.31%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.99%) QA
5 1 (0.66%) BS7799
5 1 (0.66%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.31%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.32%) Xen
3 2 (1.32%) Kamailio
4 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (19.87%) CiscoWorks
1 30 (19.87%) Cisco LMS
2 12 (7.95%) HP NNM
3 5 (3.31%) vMotion
4 4 (2.65%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.65%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 92 (60.93%) Cisco
2 51 (33.77%) F5
3 40 (26.49%) Juniper
4 15 (9.93%) HP
5 13 (8.61%) Ciena
6 9 (5.96%) CheckPoint
6 9 (5.96%) Remedy
7 8 (5.30%) VMware
8 7 (4.64%) Huawei
9 6 (3.97%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 5 (3.31%) Sybase
10 5 (3.31%) BT
11 4 (2.65%) Oracle
11 4 (2.65%) Microsoft
12 3 (1.99%) Cramer
12 3 (1.99%) Siemens
12 3 (1.99%) ComArch
13 2 (1.32%) Symantec
13 2 (1.32%) Mitel
13 2 (1.32%) Fortinet
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
South East England
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago