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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 766 804 779
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -25
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 126 92 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.082% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.49% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 34 63 75
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £57,620 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%

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
19539 18871 21833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.16% 16.86% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15564 14946 17583
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 March 2015 within the UK.

DWDM Salary Histogram in the UK

DWDM
Top 29 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 March 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 +49 124 £47,500 -5.00% 5
South East +12 55 £53,250 +18.33% 2
Berkshire +31 51 £53,250 +25.29% 1
Reading +29 47 £55,750 +39.37% 1
East of England +48 43 £37,500 +74.41% 1
Suffolk - 18 - -
Ipswich - 18 - -
London +37 16 £67,360 +16.90% 1
Hertfordshire +11 15 £32,500 +51.16%
South West -25 10 £40,750 +4.48%
Wiltshire - 10 £40,750 -
Hertford +15 9 £34,000 +58.13%
Swindon - 8 - -
Bedfordshire - 5 £47,500 - 1
Cambridge - 5 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 4 - -
Dunstable - 4 £47,500 - 1
Nottingham - 4 - -
Nottinghamshire - 4 - -
City of London +10 3 £40,000 -17.52%
Brentford - 3 £100,000 -
Buckinghamshire +4 2 £70,000 +21.73%
Surrey +3 2 £31,500 -
Milton Keynes +1 2 £70,000 +21.73%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £30,000 -
Watford - 2 £37,500 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Hoddesdon - 1 - -

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 176 (69.57%) Telecoms
2 140 (55.34%) SDH
3 80 (31.62%) Cisco
4 77 (30.43%) MPLS
5 63 (24.90%) Degree
6 62 (24.51%) Line Management
7 60 (23.72%) Cisco Certification
8 59 (23.32%) DSL
9 56 (22.13%) Ethernet
10 55 (21.74%) Wireless
11 51 (20.16%) VPN
11 51 (20.16%) Service Delivery
12 47 (18.58%) Juniper
13 44 (17.39%) OSPF
13 44 (17.39%) Huawei
14 43 (17.00%) UNIX
15 42 (16.60%) SLA
16 40 (15.81%) BGP
16 40 (15.81%) ISO 9000
16 40 (15.81%) ISO 9001
17 39 (15.42%) WAN
17 39 (15.42%) VoIP
17 39 (15.42%) Validation
18 38 (15.02%) CCNP
18 38 (15.02%) MS Visio
19 37 (14.62%) TCP/IP
20 35 (13.83%) LAN
21 34 (13.44%) Sybase
22 33 (13.04%) EIGRP
23 32 (12.65%) ITIL

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (1.19%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 38 (15.02%) MS Visio
2 17 (6.72%) MS Office
2 17 (6.72%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.79%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 140 (55.34%) SDH
2 77 (30.43%) MPLS
3 59 (23.32%) DSL
4 56 (22.13%) Ethernet
5 55 (21.74%) Wireless
6 51 (20.16%) VPN
7 44 (17.39%) OSPF
8 40 (15.81%) BGP
9 39 (15.42%) WAN
9 39 (15.42%) VoIP
10 37 (14.62%) TCP/IP
11 35 (13.83%) LAN
12 33 (13.04%) EIGRP
13 27 (10.67%) Firewall
14 23 (9.09%) SSL
15 22 (8.70%) RIP
16 21 (8.30%) HSRP
17 15 (5.93%) ATM
18 14 (5.53%) ADSL
19 13 (5.14%) SONET
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.79%) MySQL
1 2 (0.79%) SQL Server
General
1 176 (69.57%) Telecoms
2 20 (7.91%) Finance
2 20 (7.91%) Billing
2 20 (7.91%) Marketing
3 16 (6.32%) Banking
4 4 (1.58%) Electronics
5 2 (0.79%) Front Office
5 2 (0.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (16.60%) Network Engineer
2 32 (12.65%) Document Manager
3 30 (11.86%) Transmission Engineer
4 17 (6.72%) Support Engineer
5 16 (6.32%) NOC Engineer
6 14 (5.53%) Network Specialist
7 12 (4.74%) Delivery Manager
7 12 (4.74%) Project Manager
8 10 (3.95%) Architect
9 9 (3.56%) Network Architect
10 8 (3.16%) Service Manager
10 8 (3.16%) Services Delivery Manager
11 7 (2.77%) Senior Network Engineer
11 7 (2.77%) Account Director
12 6 (2.37%) Network Design Architect
13 5 (1.98%) Professional Services Engineer
13 5 (1.98%) Technical Design Architect
13 5 (1.98%) Network Support
13 5 (1.98%) Technical Engineer
13 5 (1.98%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.98%) XML
1 5 (1.98%) CORBA
2 3 (1.19%) Middleware
3 2 (0.79%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (0.40%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.72%) PMI
2 9 (3.56%) Management Information System
2 9 (3.56%) CCTV
3 5 (1.98%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.98%) Tandem
3 5 (1.98%) Open Source
4 4 (1.58%) Statistics
5 3 (1.19%) IVR
6 2 (0.79%) BBC
6 2 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 43 (17.00%) UNIX
2 11 (4.35%) Linux
3 7 (2.77%) Windows
4 2 (0.79%) Solaris
4 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (24.51%) Line Management
2 51 (20.16%) Service Delivery
3 39 (15.42%) Validation
4 32 (12.65%) ITIL
5 31 (12.25%) Network Management
6 28 (11.07%) Project Management
7 26 (10.28%) Network Design
8 23 (9.09%) Change Management
9 19 (7.51%) PRINCE2
10 18 (7.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (7.11%) Programme Management
11 14 (5.53%) Service Management
11 14 (5.53%) PRINCE
12 13 (5.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (5.14%) Process Improvement
13 11 (4.35%) Incident Management
14 9 (3.56%) Business Development
14 9 (3.56%) Network Monitoring
15 6 (2.37%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (2.37%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.35%) C
2 7 (2.77%) Python
3 3 (1.19%) Perl
4 2 (0.79%) PHP
4 2 (0.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (24.90%) Degree
2 60 (23.72%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (15.02%) CCNP
4 27 (10.67%) CCNA
5 21 (8.30%) PMI Certification
6 15 (5.93%) PMP
7 6 (2.37%) CCIE
8 4 (1.58%) CISSP
8 4 (1.58%) HNC
8 4 (1.58%) CCVP
9 2 (0.79%) GCIH
9 2 (0.79%) JNCIP
9 2 (0.79%) JNCIE
9 2 (0.79%) CFA
9 2 (0.79%) CCDP
10 1 (0.40%) HND
10 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (16.60%) SLA
2 40 (15.81%) ISO 9000
2 40 (15.81%) ISO 9001
3 8 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) QA
4 1 (0.40%) BS7799
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.79%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.79%) Kamailio
2 2 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (7.51%) HP NNM
2 13 (5.14%) OpenView
3 5 (1.98%) Nagios
3 5 (1.98%) OPNET
3 5 (1.98%) Cacti
4 3 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 80 (31.62%) Cisco
2 47 (18.58%) Juniper
3 44 (17.39%) Huawei
4 34 (13.44%) Sybase
5 26 (10.28%) HP
6 23 (9.09%) F5
7 20 (7.91%) Ciena
8 18 (7.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 15 (5.93%) Microsoft
10 11 (4.35%) Remedy
11 10 (3.95%) Nortel
11 10 (3.95%) Ericsson
12 8 (3.16%) Oracle
12 8 (3.16%) SolarWinds
13 7 (2.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 7 (2.77%) VMware
14 6 (2.37%) Nokia
15 4 (1.58%) Sonus
16 3 (1.19%) Verint
17 2 (0.79%) Acme Packet
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Skye Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum with company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + OTE £120,Car
Posted: 20 days ago