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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 781 803 771
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -32
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 116 76 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.071% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 0.41% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 69 61 93
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £72,500 £69,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +53.84%

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
20251 18478 21975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.80% 17.17% 19.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16086 14911 17942
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £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 30 October 2014 within the UK.

DWDM Salary Histogram in the UK

DWDM
Top 27 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 30 October 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
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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 +30 113 £55,000 +15.78% 2
London +11 36 £65,000 +36.84% 1
South East +1 35 £55,000 -21.42%
East of England +20 32 £50,000 +163.15% 1
Berkshire +14 20 £50,000 -
Reading +8 15 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 15 £52,500 - 1
Suffolk - 14 £42,500 -
Ipswich - 11 £42,500 -
Dunstable - 11 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes - 10 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 10 £52,500 -
City of London +17 7 £70,500 +95.83%
Hampshire -25 5 £57,000 -21.37%
Hertfordshire -21 3 £21,500 +13.15%
Hertford -5 2 £21,500 +13.15%
West Midlands -12 2 £49,500 +59.67%
Hoddesdon - 2 £21,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £49,500 -
North West -14 1 £45,000 -7.69%
South Wales - 1 £50,000 -
Wales - 1 £50,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £50,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £67,500 -
Newbury - 1 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £45,000 -
Warrington - 1 £45,000 -

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 130 (60.47%) Cisco
2 129 (60.00%) MPLS
3 104 (48.37%) Juniper
4 97 (45.12%) SDH
5 94 (43.72%) Telecoms
6 87 (40.47%) WAN
7 80 (37.21%) Firewall
8 73 (33.95%) Cisco Certification
9 70 (32.56%) BGP
10 69 (32.09%) OSPF
11 56 (26.05%) Ethernet
12 55 (25.58%) VPN
13 53 (24.65%) CCNP
13 53 (24.65%) Service Delivery
14 51 (23.72%) TCP/IP
15 48 (22.33%) Wireless
16 45 (20.93%) Internet
16 45 (20.93%) LAN
17 42 (19.53%) EIGRP
18 41 (19.07%) Degree
19 38 (17.67%) Network Design
20 37 (17.21%) SLA
21 36 (16.74%) Finance
21 36 (16.74%) F5
22 30 (13.95%) Network Management
23 29 (13.49%) RIP
24 27 (12.56%) SSL
24 27 (12.56%) MS Visio
24 27 (12.56%) HSRP
25 26 (12.09%) CCIE

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (2.79%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.47%) Lync
Applications
1 27 (12.56%) MS Visio
2 23 (10.70%) MS Office
3 11 (5.12%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.40%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 129 (60.00%) MPLS
2 97 (45.12%) SDH
3 87 (40.47%) WAN
4 80 (37.21%) Firewall
5 70 (32.56%) BGP
6 69 (32.09%) OSPF
7 56 (26.05%) Ethernet
8 55 (25.58%) VPN
9 51 (23.72%) TCP/IP
10 48 (22.33%) Wireless
11 45 (20.93%) Internet
11 45 (20.93%) LAN
12 42 (19.53%) EIGRP
13 29 (13.49%) RIP
14 27 (12.56%) SSL
14 27 (12.56%) HSRP
15 23 (10.70%) VoIP
16 20 (9.30%) Network Security
17 19 (8.84%) DSL
18 17 (7.91%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
General
1 94 (43.72%) Telecoms
2 36 (16.74%) Finance
3 20 (9.30%) Banking
4 7 (3.26%) Marketing
5 6 (2.79%) Billing
6 4 (1.86%) Retail
6 4 (1.86%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 45 (20.93%) Network Engineer
2 25 (11.63%) Consultant
3 22 (10.23%) Architect
4 21 (9.77%) Network Architect
5 18 (8.37%) Network Specialist
6 16 (7.44%) Document Manager
7 14 (6.51%) Senior Network Engineer
8 12 (5.58%) Team Leader
9 11 (5.12%) Technical Design Authority
9 11 (5.12%) Network Design Architect
10 9 (4.19%) Transmission Engineer
11 8 (3.72%) Network Design Engineer
11 8 (3.72%) Cisco Engineer
11 8 (3.72%) Design Engineer
12 7 (3.26%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.26%) Solutions Consultant
13 6 (2.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 6 (2.79%) Development Manager
14 5 (2.33%) Author
14 5 (2.33%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.65%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.72%) Equities
3 4 (1.86%) IVR
3 4 (1.86%) Statistics
4 2 (0.93%) BBC
4 2 (0.93%) Open Source
5 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.47%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.30%) UNIX
2 16 (7.44%) Linux
3 6 (2.79%) Windows
4 3 (1.40%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.93%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.47%) Solaris
6 1 (0.47%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (24.65%) Service Delivery
2 38 (17.67%) Network Design
3 30 (13.95%) Network Management
4 24 (11.16%) PRINCE2
5 23 (10.70%) Change Management
5 23 (10.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (10.70%) Line Management
6 20 (9.30%) ITIL
7 17 (7.91%) Validation
7 17 (7.91%) PRINCE
7 17 (7.91%) Process Improvement
8 14 (6.51%) Project Management
8 14 (6.51%) Load Balancing
8 14 (6.51%) Network Architecture
9 11 (5.12%) Time Management
9 11 (5.12%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (4.19%) System Testing
10 9 (4.19%) Regression Testing
11 8 (3.72%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (3.26%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.12%) Perl
1 11 (5.12%) Python
2 3 (1.40%) SQL
2 3 (1.40%) C
3 2 (0.93%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 73 (33.95%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (24.65%) CCNP
3 41 (19.07%) Degree
4 26 (12.09%) CCIE
5 21 (9.77%) CCNA
6 12 (5.58%) JNCIE
7 5 (2.33%) PMP
7 5 (2.33%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.33%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.40%) JNCIP
8 3 (1.40%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.40%) CISSP
9 2 (0.93%) CCDP
9 2 (0.93%) HNC
9 2 (0.93%) CFA
10 1 (0.47%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.47%) CCDA
10 1 (0.47%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (17.21%) SLA
2 19 (8.84%) ISO 9001
3 18 (8.37%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (11.16%) HP NNM
2 6 (2.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.40%) OpenView
4 2 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.47%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 130 (60.47%) Cisco
2 104 (48.37%) Juniper
3 36 (16.74%) F5
4 26 (12.09%) HP
5 17 (7.91%) Huawei
6 15 (6.98%) Nortel
7 13 (6.05%) Microsoft
8 12 (5.58%) Sybase
9 11 (5.12%) CheckPoint
10 8 (3.72%) Ericsson
11 7 (3.26%) Fujitsu
12 6 (2.79%) Verint
13 5 (2.33%) BT
13 5 (2.33%) VMware
14 4 (1.86%) Oracle
14 4 (1.86%) Avaya
14 4 (1.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 4 (1.86%) Ciena
15 3 (1.40%) Foundry
15 3 (1.40%) Sonus
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