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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 768 814 777
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -37
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 111 58 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.056% 0.091%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 0.33% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 56 50 73
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £50,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
18832 17703 21929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.06% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15289 13892 18201
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 27 January 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 January 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 +44 96 £53,750 +31.09% 8
South East -25 36 £35,000 -17.64% 2
East of England - 30 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire +5 28 £35,000 -12.50%
Reading +19 27 £35,000 -12.50%
London +34 24 £75,000 +89.87% 3
Suffolk - 14 - -
Ipswich - 12 - -
Bedfordshire - 10 £50,000 -
Brentford - 8 £90,000 -
Dunstable - 7 £50,000 -
South West -15 6 £55,000 +35.80%
Wiltshire +2 5 - -
Swindon - 5 - -
North Wales -3 4 £36,500 -3.94%
Wales -14 4 £36,500 -3.94%
Gwynedd - 4 £36,500 -
Surrey - 3 £31,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £35,000 - 1
Cambridge - 3 £35,000 - 1
Hertford - 3 - -
City of London +7 2 £80,000 +102.53%
Docklands, London - 2 £40,100 -
Kent - 2 £60,000 -
Maidstone - 2 £60,000 -
Hampshire -27 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £31,500 -
Scotland - 1 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - - 1

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 135 (59.73%) Telecoms
2 124 (54.87%) SDH
3 95 (42.04%) MPLS
4 93 (41.15%) Cisco
5 66 (29.20%) Juniper
6 64 (28.32%) VPN
7 62 (27.43%) Cisco Certification
7 62 (27.43%) Service Delivery
8 58 (25.66%) Ethernet
9 57 (25.22%) OSPF
10 56 (24.78%) BGP
10 56 (24.78%) Wireless
11 50 (22.12%) SLA
12 49 (21.68%) CCNP
13 48 (21.24%) WAN
13 48 (21.24%) Degree
14 44 (19.47%) Firewall
14 44 (19.47%) Line Management
15 43 (19.03%) TCP/IP
15 43 (19.03%) LAN
16 41 (18.14%) EIGRP
17 37 (16.37%) UNIX
17 37 (16.37%) VoIP
17 37 (16.37%) Huawei
18 35 (15.49%) ITIL
18 35 (15.49%) MS Visio
19 34 (15.04%) Network Management
19 34 (15.04%) F5
20 33 (14.60%) DSL
20 33 (14.60%) Network Design

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4 (1.77%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (1.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.44%) Lync
Applications
1 35 (15.49%) MS Visio
2 26 (11.50%) MS Office
3 17 (7.52%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.88%) MS Project
6 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 124 (54.87%) SDH
2 95 (42.04%) MPLS
3 64 (28.32%) VPN
4 58 (25.66%) Ethernet
5 57 (25.22%) OSPF
6 56 (24.78%) BGP
6 56 (24.78%) Wireless
7 48 (21.24%) WAN
8 44 (19.47%) Firewall
9 43 (19.03%) TCP/IP
9 43 (19.03%) LAN
10 41 (18.14%) EIGRP
11 37 (16.37%) VoIP
12 33 (14.60%) DSL
13 31 (13.72%) RIP
14 26 (11.50%) SSL
14 26 (11.50%) HSRP
15 17 (7.52%) Internet
16 16 (7.08%) ATM
16 16 (7.08%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
General
1 135 (59.73%) Telecoms
2 30 (13.27%) Finance
3 25 (11.06%) Banking
4 13 (5.75%) Marketing
5 7 (3.10%) Billing
6 3 (1.33%) Retail
7 2 (0.88%) Advertising
7 2 (0.88%) Front Office
8 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (17.26%) Network Engineer
2 26 (11.50%) Document Manager
3 23 (10.18%) Transmission Engineer
4 16 (7.08%) Network Specialist
4 16 (7.08%) Architect
5 15 (6.64%) Network Architect
6 14 (6.19%) Senior Network Engineer
7 13 (5.75%) Support Engineer
7 13 (5.75%) NOC Engineer
8 11 (4.87%) Network Design Architect
9 10 (4.42%) Team Leader
10 7 (3.10%) Author
10 7 (3.10%) Technical Author
10 7 (3.10%) Technical Manager
10 7 (3.10%) Account Director
11 5 (2.21%) Consultant
12 4 (1.77%) Technical Architect
12 4 (1.77%) Infrastructure Manager
12 4 (1.77%) Implementation Engineer
12 4 (1.77%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.33%) Middleware
2 1 (0.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.10%) IVR
1 7 (3.10%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.21%) CCTV
2 5 (2.21%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.33%) BBC
3 3 (1.33%) Open Source
4 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.44%) Streaming Video
4 1 (0.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.37%) UNIX
2 11 (4.87%) Linux
3 8 (3.54%) Windows
4 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.44%) Solaris
5 1 (0.44%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (27.43%) Service Delivery
2 44 (19.47%) Line Management
3 35 (15.49%) ITIL
4 34 (15.04%) Network Management
5 33 (14.60%) Network Design
6 31 (13.72%) Validation
7 26 (11.50%) Change Management
8 24 (10.62%) Disaster Recovery
9 23 (10.18%) PRINCE2
10 20 (8.85%) PRINCE
10 20 (8.85%) Process Improvement
11 18 (7.96%) Network Monitoring
12 15 (6.64%) Project Management
13 10 (4.42%) Time Management
14 9 (3.98%) Capacity Planning
14 9 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (2.65%) Service Management
15 6 (2.65%) DNA
15 6 (2.65%) Business Continuity
16 4 (1.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.65%) C
1 6 (2.65%) Python
2 4 (1.77%) Perl
3 3 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (27.43%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (21.68%) CCNP
3 48 (21.24%) Degree
4 24 (10.62%) CCNA
5 13 (5.75%) CCIE
6 3 (1.33%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.88%) CFA
7 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.88%) CCDP
8 1 (0.44%) CISSP
8 1 (0.44%) HND
8 1 (0.44%) CCDA
8 1 (0.44%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (0.44%) PMP
8 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.44%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.44%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.44%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (22.12%) SLA
2 32 (14.16%) ISO 9000
2 32 (14.16%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (11.06%) HP NNM
2 12 (5.31%) OpenView
3 9 (3.98%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.33%) Cacti
4 3 (1.33%) Nagios
4 3 (1.33%) OPNET
5 2 (0.88%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.44%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 93 (41.15%) Cisco
2 66 (29.20%) Juniper
3 37 (16.37%) Huawei
4 34 (15.04%) F5
5 30 (13.27%) HP
6 26 (11.50%) Sybase
7 19 (8.41%) Microsoft
8 17 (7.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 14 (6.19%) Ciena
10 13 (5.75%) Nortel
11 9 (3.98%) Ericsson
11 9 (3.98%) Verint
12 8 (3.54%) SolarWinds
12 8 (3.54%) Remedy
13 7 (3.10%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 5 (2.21%) VMware
14 5 (2.21%) Nokia
14 5 (2.21%) Oracle
15 4 (1.77%) Avaya
15 4 (1.77%) CheckPoint
Leamington Spa
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + OTE £120k plus car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £36k - 39k per year + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Allegro Networks Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Vodafone
Posted: 13 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + OTE £90k - £110k plus car allowance
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Church International
Salary: £60-70k pa + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + OTE £90k - £120k plus car/allowance
Posted: 27 days ago