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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 782 834 776
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -58
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 121 106 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.088% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.52% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35 67 70
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,500 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £69,888 £58,334 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%

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
20204 20462 22582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.23% 16.94% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16033 16204 18194
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 £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
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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 +48 119 £47,500 -5.00% 5
South East +16 55 £62,000 +24.00% 1
Berkshire +35 53 £59,500 +32.22% 1
Reading +28 48 £64,000 +55.15% 1
East of England +61 41 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Hertfordshire +12 17 £34,000 +58.13%
London +1 16 £61,250 +6.29% 2
Ipswich - 15 - -
Suffolk - 15 - -
Hertford +15 9 £34,000 +58.13%
South West -15 7 £40,750 +4.48%
Wiltshire - 7 £40,750 -
Bedfordshire +26 6 £47,500 -6.86% 1
Dunstable +7 5 £47,500 - 1
Swindon - 5 - -
Nottingham - 4 - -
Nottinghamshire - 4 - -
East Midlands - 4 - -
City of London +29 3 £40,000 -17.52%
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £70,000 +40.00%
Milton Keynes -10 2 £70,000 +40.00%
Watford - 2 £37,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £30,000 -
Brentford - 2 £100,000 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £40,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £40,000 -

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 159 (69.13%) Telecoms
2 124 (53.91%) SDH
3 80 (34.78%) Cisco
4 76 (33.04%) MPLS
5 61 (26.52%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (23.48%) Degree
7 53 (23.04%) Ethernet
7 53 (23.04%) Line Management
8 52 (22.61%) Wireless
9 50 (21.74%) DSL
10 46 (20.00%) VPN
11 44 (19.13%) Juniper
12 43 (18.70%) Service Delivery
13 40 (17.39%) OSPF
14 39 (16.96%) BGP
14 39 (16.96%) SLA
14 39 (16.96%) Huawei
15 38 (16.52%) MS Visio
16 37 (16.09%) CCNP
16 37 (16.09%) TCP/IP
16 37 (16.09%) WAN
17 35 (15.22%) VoIP
18 34 (14.78%) LAN
19 33 (14.35%) UNIX
20 32 (13.91%) ITIL
21 31 (13.48%) ISO 9000
21 31 (13.48%) ISO 9001
22 30 (13.04%) CCNA
22 30 (13.04%) EIGRP
22 30 (13.04%) Validation

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 38 (16.52%) MS Visio
2 16 (6.96%) MS Excel
3 15 (6.52%) MS Office
4 11 (4.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.87%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 124 (53.91%) SDH
2 76 (33.04%) MPLS
3 53 (23.04%) Ethernet
4 52 (22.61%) Wireless
5 50 (21.74%) DSL
6 46 (20.00%) VPN
7 40 (17.39%) OSPF
8 39 (16.96%) BGP
9 37 (16.09%) WAN
9 37 (16.09%) TCP/IP
10 35 (15.22%) VoIP
11 34 (14.78%) LAN
12 30 (13.04%) EIGRP
13 26 (11.30%) Firewall
14 23 (10.00%) SSL
15 20 (8.70%) RIP
16 19 (8.26%) HSRP
17 14 (6.09%) Internet
17 14 (6.09%) ADSL
18 13 (5.65%) SONET
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.87%) MySQL
1 2 (0.87%) SQL Server
General
1 159 (69.13%) Telecoms
2 20 (8.70%) Finance
2 20 (8.70%) Billing
3 16 (6.96%) Marketing
4 14 (6.09%) Banking
5 4 (1.74%) Electronics
6 2 (0.87%) Front Office
6 2 (0.87%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (19.57%) Network Engineer
2 25 (10.87%) Document Manager
3 23 (10.00%) Transmission Engineer
4 16 (6.96%) NOC Engineer
5 13 (5.65%) Support Engineer
6 12 (5.22%) Delivery Manager
7 11 (4.78%) Project Manager
8 10 (4.35%) Architect
9 9 (3.91%) Network Architect
9 9 (3.91%) Network Specialist
10 8 (3.48%) Service Manager
10 8 (3.48%) Services Delivery Manager
11 7 (3.04%) Senior Network Engineer
11 7 (3.04%) Account Director
12 6 (2.61%) Senior Manager
13 5 (2.17%) Technical Architect
13 5 (2.17%) Network Support Engineer
13 5 (2.17%) Technical Design Architect
13 5 (2.17%) Network Support
13 5 (2.17%) Professional Services Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.17%) XML
1 5 (2.17%) CORBA
2 2 (0.87%) Middleware
2 2 (0.87%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (0.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.39%) PMI
2 9 (3.91%) Management Information System
2 9 (3.91%) CCTV
3 5 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.17%) Tandem
4 4 (1.74%) Open Source
5 3 (1.30%) IVR
5 3 (1.30%) Statistics
6 2 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.87%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.35%) UNIX
2 11 (4.78%) Linux
3 7 (3.04%) Windows
4 2 (0.87%) Solaris
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.04%) Line Management
2 43 (18.70%) Service Delivery
3 32 (13.91%) ITIL
4 30 (13.04%) Validation
5 29 (12.61%) Network Management
6 27 (11.74%) Project Management
7 24 (10.43%) Network Design
8 21 (9.13%) Change Management
9 18 (7.83%) Programme Management
10 16 (6.96%) PRINCE2
11 14 (6.09%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (5.65%) Service Management
13 12 (5.22%) PRINCE
14 11 (4.78%) Incident Management
14 11 (4.78%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (4.78%) Process Improvement
15 9 (3.91%) Network Monitoring
15 9 (3.91%) Business Development
16 6 (2.61%) Security Management
17 5 (2.17%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.78%) C
2 7 (3.04%) Python
3 3 (1.30%) Perl
4 2 (0.87%) PHP
4 2 (0.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (26.52%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (23.48%) Degree
3 37 (16.09%) CCNP
4 30 (13.04%) CCNA
5 21 (9.13%) PMI Certification
6 15 (6.52%) PMP
7 8 (3.48%) CCIE
8 6 (2.61%) CISSP
8 6 (2.61%) CCVP
9 4 (1.74%) JNCIP
9 4 (1.74%) JNCIE
9 4 (1.74%) HNC
10 2 (0.87%) CCDP
10 2 (0.87%) CFA
10 2 (0.87%) GCIH
11 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.43%) HND
11 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (16.96%) SLA
2 31 (13.48%) ISO 9000
2 31 (13.48%) ISO 9001
3 8 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.30%) QA
5 1 (0.43%) BS7799
5 1 (0.43%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.87%) Kamailio
2 2 (0.87%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (7.39%) HP NNM
2 13 (5.65%) OpenView
3 5 (2.17%) Nagios
3 5 (2.17%) OPNET
3 5 (2.17%) Cacti
4 3 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 80 (34.78%) Cisco
2 44 (19.13%) Juniper
3 39 (16.96%) Huawei
4 25 (10.87%) Sybase
5 24 (10.43%) HP
6 22 (9.57%) F5
6 22 (9.57%) Ciena
7 18 (7.83%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 15 (6.52%) Microsoft
9 13 (5.65%) Remedy
10 9 (3.91%) Nortel
10 9 (3.91%) Ericsson
11 8 (3.48%) SolarWinds
12 7 (3.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 6 (2.61%) VMware
13 6 (2.61%) Oracle
13 6 (2.61%) Nokia
14 3 (1.30%) Verint
15 2 (0.87%) Symantec
15 2 (0.87%) Mitel
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