The table below looks at the statistics for DWDM skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 883 898 878
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 35 65 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.060% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.36% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 24 47 83
Median salary £42,750 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.50% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,400 £40,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £55,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.90%

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
16184 17957 20944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.91% 16.59% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13281 14920 16516
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

DWDM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing DWDM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016 within the UK.

DWDM Salary Histogram in the UK

DWDM
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DWDM within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 34 £42,750 -14.50% 1
London +39 18 £52,500 +41.89%
Reading +15 9 £40,000 -27.92%
South East +12 9 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Berkshire +11 9 £40,000 -27.92%
East of England +23 5 £51,250 -2.38%
Bedfordshire +12 5 £51,250 -2.38%
Yorkshire - 1 £27,000 -
York - 1 £27,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £27,000 -

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing DWDM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for DWDM.

1 59 (52.21%) MPLS
2 50 (44.25%) Telecoms
3 47 (41.59%) Cisco
3 47 (41.59%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (36.28%) Juniper
4 41 (36.28%) Wireless
5 38 (33.63%) BGP
6 37 (32.74%) CCNP
7 34 (30.09%) VPN
7 34 (30.09%) SDH
8 33 (29.20%) WAN
8 33 (29.20%) Ethernet
9 31 (27.43%) LAN
10 30 (26.55%) OSPF
11 26 (23.01%) Finance
12 25 (22.12%) TCP/IP
12 25 (22.12%) F5
13 24 (21.24%) ITIL
14 23 (20.35%) Network Management
15 21 (18.58%) Python
15 21 (18.58%) CCNA
16 20 (17.70%) SSL
16 20 (17.70%) Network Design
17 19 (16.81%) Huawei
17 19 (16.81%) Degree
17 19 (16.81%) Ciena
18 18 (15.93%) Cisco ASA
18 18 (15.93%) Firewall
18 18 (15.93%) Change Management
19 17 (15.04%) EIGRP

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.42%) Skype for Business
2 4 (3.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (11.50%) MS Visio
2 11 (9.73%) MS Office
3 3 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.65%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (52.21%) MPLS
2 41 (36.28%) Wireless
3 38 (33.63%) BGP
4 34 (30.09%) SDH
4 34 (30.09%) VPN
5 33 (29.20%) Ethernet
5 33 (29.20%) WAN
6 31 (27.43%) LAN
7 30 (26.55%) OSPF
8 25 (22.12%) TCP/IP
9 20 (17.70%) SSL
10 18 (15.93%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (15.93%) Firewall
11 17 (15.04%) EIGRP
11 17 (15.04%) Network Security
12 16 (14.16%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (12.39%) Internet
14 12 (10.62%) HSRP
14 12 (10.62%) RIP
14 12 (10.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.31%) MySQL
2 3 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.65%) Subversion
3 2 (1.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 50 (44.25%) Telecoms
2 26 (23.01%) Finance
3 11 (9.73%) Banking
3 11 (9.73%) Marketing
4 6 (5.31%) Retail
5 5 (4.42%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 27 (23.89%) Network Engineer
2 22 (19.47%) Network Specialist
3 14 (12.39%) Network Manager
4 9 (7.96%) Product Manager
5 8 (7.08%) Communications Engineer
5 8 (7.08%) Core Network Specialist
6 7 (6.19%) Network Operations Manager
6 7 (6.19%) Operations Manager
7 6 (5.31%) Optical Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) IP Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Juniper Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Juniper Specialist
8 5 (4.42%) Network Communications Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) NOC Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Telecoms Manager
8 5 (4.42%) Telecoms Product Manager
9 4 (3.54%) Cisco Specialist
9 4 (3.54%) Network Support
9 4 (3.54%) Senior IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.54%) 802.1X
1 4 (3.54%) Middleware
2 3 (2.65%) LAMP
3 1 (0.88%) JSON
3 1 (0.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.16%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.19%) Visualisation
3 6 (5.31%) Statistics
3 6 (5.31%) Virtual Team
4 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.42%) Equities
4 5 (4.42%) Fixed Income
4 5 (4.42%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.54%) IVR
6 3 (2.65%) Clustering
6 3 (2.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.65%) IPTV
6 3 (2.65%) MPEG
6 3 (2.65%) Replication
6 3 (2.65%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.77%) Fintech
8 1 (0.88%) CCTV
8 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.96%) Unix
1 9 (7.96%) Windows
2 7 (6.19%) Linux
3 3 (2.65%) CentOS
3 3 (2.65%) Solaris
3 3 (2.65%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.65%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.24%) ITIL
2 23 (20.35%) Network Management
3 20 (17.70%) Network Design
4 18 (15.93%) Change Management
5 17 (15.04%) Project Management
6 12 (10.62%) High Availability
6 12 (10.62%) Mentoring
7 11 (9.73%) Business Development
7 11 (9.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (9.73%) Product Management
8 9 (7.96%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (7.96%) Service Management
9 8 (7.08%) Network Architecture
9 8 (7.08%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (7.08%) Service Delivery
9 8 (7.08%) Time Management
10 7 (6.19%) Fault Management
10 7 (6.19%) PRINCE
10 7 (6.19%) PRINCE2
11 6 (5.31%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.58%) Python
2 14 (12.39%) Perl
3 11 (9.73%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.42%) C
5 3 (2.65%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (41.59%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (32.74%) CCNP
3 21 (18.58%) CCNA
4 19 (16.81%) Degree
5 11 (9.73%) CCIE
6 6 (5.31%) JNCIA
7 4 (3.54%) CCNP Voice
7 4 (3.54%) JNCIP
8 3 (2.65%) Avaya Certification
8 3 (2.65%) CCDP
8 3 (2.65%) CCVP
8 3 (2.65%) CISSP
8 3 (2.65%) JNCIE
8 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.88%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) GlusterFS
1 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.65%) Xen
2 2 (1.77%) Firmware
3 1 (0.88%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (9.73%) HP NNM
2 8 (7.08%) Nagios
3 4 (3.54%) Cacti
4 3 (2.65%) Puppet
4 3 (2.65%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.88%) Netcool
5 1 (0.88%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 47 (41.59%) Cisco
2 41 (36.28%) Juniper
3 25 (22.12%) F5
4 19 (16.81%) Ciena
4 19 (16.81%) Huawei
5 11 (9.73%) HP
6 9 (7.96%) Extreme Networks
7 7 (6.19%) Remedy
8 6 (5.31%) Avaya
8 6 (5.31%) Microsoft
9 5 (4.42%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 3 (2.65%) Nokia
10 3 (2.65%) Percona
10 3 (2.65%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.65%) Tellabs
10 3 (2.65%) VMware
11 2 (1.77%) Brocade
11 2 (1.77%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.77%) Riverbed
12 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
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