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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 773 823 784
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -39
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 124 67 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.061% 0.087%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 0.36% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 60 56 75
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +2.50%

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
19930 18802 22840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.80% 17.17% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16113 14740 19028
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £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 19 December 2014 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 19 December 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
(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 +42 110 £50,000 +25.00% 4
South East +29 41 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East of England - 36 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire +18 35 £35,000 -30.00%
Reading +30 32 £35,000 -12.50%
London +25 31 £50,000 +26.58%
Suffolk - 18 £42,500 -
Bedfordshire - 14 £52,500 - 1
Ipswich - 14 £42,500 -
Dunstable - 8 £50,000 -
Brentford - 5 £90,000 -
Wales +10 4 £36,500 -3.94%
North Wales +4 4 £36,500 -3.94%
Gwynedd - 4 £36,500 -
Hertford - 4 £21,500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £21,500 -
City of London +26 3 £77,500 +112.32%
Milton Keynes - 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 - - 1
Docklands, London -9 2 £40,100 +8.37%
Kent - 2 £60,000 -
Maidstone - 2 £60,000 -
Hampshire -37 1 - -
Hoddesdon - 1 £21,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £45,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £34,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £34,000 - 1
Scotland - 1 £45,000 -

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 129 (56.09%) Telecoms
2 119 (51.74%) SDH
3 112 (48.70%) MPLS
4 111 (48.26%) Cisco
5 88 (38.26%) Juniper
6 74 (32.17%) Cisco Certification
7 73 (31.74%) OSPF
8 72 (31.30%) BGP
9 71 (30.87%) VPN
10 69 (30.00%) Service Delivery
11 67 (29.13%) Firewall
12 61 (26.52%) WAN
13 60 (26.09%) Ethernet
13 60 (26.09%) Wireless
14 56 (24.35%) CCNP
14 56 (24.35%) TCP/IP
15 54 (23.48%) SLA
16 50 (21.74%) EIGRP
17 43 (18.70%) Degree
18 41 (17.83%) LAN
18 41 (17.83%) F5
19 39 (16.96%) Network Design
19 39 (16.96%) Finance
20 38 (16.52%) Line Management
21 36 (15.65%) Network Management
21 36 (15.65%) RIP
22 34 (14.78%) VoIP
23 33 (14.35%) MS Visio
24 32 (13.91%) HP
24 32 (13.91%) ITIL

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (2.61%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.43%) Lync
Applications
1 33 (14.35%) MS Visio
2 28 (12.17%) MS Office
3 16 (6.96%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.87%) MS Project
5 2 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 119 (51.74%) SDH
2 112 (48.70%) MPLS
3 73 (31.74%) OSPF
4 72 (31.30%) BGP
5 71 (30.87%) VPN
6 67 (29.13%) Firewall
7 61 (26.52%) WAN
8 60 (26.09%) Ethernet
8 60 (26.09%) Wireless
9 56 (24.35%) TCP/IP
10 50 (21.74%) EIGRP
11 41 (17.83%) LAN
12 36 (15.65%) RIP
13 34 (14.78%) VoIP
14 32 (13.91%) SSL
14 32 (13.91%) HSRP
15 30 (13.04%) Internet
16 28 (12.17%) DSL
17 20 (8.70%) xDSL
18 19 (8.26%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.43%) SQL Server
General
1 129 (56.09%) Telecoms
2 39 (16.96%) Finance
3 27 (11.74%) Banking
4 13 (5.65%) Marketing
5 7 (3.04%) Billing
6 3 (1.30%) Retail
7 2 (0.87%) Front Office
8 1 (0.43%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 42 (18.26%) Network Engineer
2 24 (10.43%) Document Manager
3 22 (9.57%) Transmission Engineer
3 22 (9.57%) Architect
4 21 (9.13%) Network Architect
4 21 (9.13%) Network Specialist
5 14 (6.09%) Senior Network Engineer
6 13 (5.65%) Network Design Architect
7 12 (5.22%) Team Leader
7 12 (5.22%) Consultant
8 10 (4.35%) Support Engineer
9 9 (3.91%) NOC Engineer
10 7 (3.04%) Network Design Engineer
10 7 (3.04%) Solutions Consultant
10 7 (3.04%) Author
10 7 (3.04%) Technical Author
10 7 (3.04%) Technical Manager
10 7 (3.04%) Design Engineer
11 6 (2.61%) Technical Architect
11 6 (2.61%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.87%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.48%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.04%) IVR
3 5 (2.17%) Equities
4 2 (0.87%) Open Source
4 2 (0.87%) Statistics
4 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.87%) BBC
5 1 (0.43%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.04%) UNIX
2 12 (5.22%) Linux
3 6 (2.61%) Windows
4 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.43%) Solaris
5 1 (0.43%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 39 (16.96%) Network Design
3 38 (16.52%) Line Management
4 36 (15.65%) Network Management
5 32 (13.91%) ITIL
6 28 (12.17%) Change Management
6 28 (12.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 26 (11.30%) Validation
8 24 (10.43%) PRINCE2
9 22 (9.57%) PRINCE
9 22 (9.57%) Process Improvement
10 17 (7.39%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (4.78%) Project Management
11 11 (4.78%) Time Management
12 10 (4.35%) Load Balancing
12 10 (4.35%) Network Architecture
13 9 (3.91%) Capacity Planning
14 8 (3.48%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (2.61%) Service Management
16 5 (2.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.91%) Perl
2 8 (3.48%) Python
3 3 (1.30%) SQL
4 1 (0.43%) C
Qualifications
1 74 (32.17%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (24.35%) CCNP
3 43 (18.70%) Degree
4 23 (10.00%) CCIE
5 21 (9.13%) CCNA
6 8 (3.48%) JNCIE
7 4 (1.74%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.87%) JNCIP
8 2 (0.87%) CFA
8 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.87%) CCDP
8 2 (0.87%) CISSP
9 1 (0.43%) Avaya Certification
9 1 (0.43%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.43%) CCDA
9 1 (0.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (23.48%) SLA
2 28 (12.17%) ISO 9001
3 27 (11.74%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (13.04%) HP NNM
2 9 (3.91%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (3.48%) OpenView
4 2 (0.87%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.43%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 111 (48.26%) Cisco
2 88 (38.26%) Juniper
3 41 (17.83%) F5
4 32 (13.91%) HP
5 30 (13.04%) Huawei
6 22 (9.57%) Sybase
7 18 (7.83%) Microsoft
8 14 (6.09%) Nortel
8 14 (6.09%) Ciena
9 12 (5.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 10 (4.35%) CheckPoint
11 9 (3.91%) Verint
12 8 (3.48%) Remedy
13 6 (2.61%) Ericsson
13 6 (2.61%) SolarWinds
14 5 (2.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 5 (2.17%) Oracle
15 4 (1.74%) Avaya
15 4 (1.74%) Nokia
15 4 (1.74%) VMware
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