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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 792 810 809
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 81 109 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.092% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.54% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 43 73 49
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £63,700 £70,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
18687 20148 21020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.69% 17.04% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15023 16104 17009
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +14 76 £47,500 -5.00% 5
South East +1 31 £50,000 -4.76% 2
East of England +34 26 £35,750 +38.83%
Berkshire +16 23 £59,500 +58.66% 1
Reading +9 20 £64,000 +70.66%
London +34 17 £62,250 -0.40% 2
Hertfordshire +13 14 £34,000 +58.13%
Bedfordshire +18 7 £47,500 -6.86%
Suffolk +14 5 - -
Dunstable 0 5 £47,500 -
Ipswich -4 5 - -
Hertford +19 4 £34,000 +58.13%
Crawley - 4 £50,000 - 1
West Sussex - 4 £50,000 - 1
City of London +41 2 £47,500 +28.37% 1
Oxfordshire +14 2 £34,500 -20.68%
Scotland - 2 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £45,000 -
Hoddesdon - 2 £38,000 -
Nottingham - 2 - -
West Midlands -7 1 £62,500 +78.57%
Hampshire -10 1 - -
South West -14 1 £41,500 -26.22%
Buckinghamshire -15 1 £70,000 +51.35%
Milton Keynes -27 1 £70,000 +51.35%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £30,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £37,500 -

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 132 (66.33%) Telecoms
2 100 (50.25%) SDH
3 79 (39.70%) Cisco
4 68 (34.17%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (34.17%) MPLS
5 44 (22.11%) WAN
6 42 (21.11%) Ethernet
6 42 (21.11%) LAN
6 42 (21.11%) Wireless
6 42 (21.11%) Degree
7 41 (20.60%) DSL
7 41 (20.60%) Line Management
8 37 (18.59%) Juniper
8 37 (18.59%) CCNP
8 37 (18.59%) CCNA
9 36 (18.09%) BGP
10 35 (17.59%) TCP/IP
11 34 (17.09%) VoIP
12 33 (16.58%) OSPF
13 32 (16.08%) SLA
14 31 (15.58%) VPN
15 29 (14.57%) Huawei
16 28 (14.07%) Network Design
16 28 (14.07%) MS Visio
16 28 (14.07%) EIGRP
17 27 (13.57%) UNIX
18 26 (13.07%) Service Delivery
18 26 (13.07%) Firewall
18 26 (13.07%) Data Centre
19 24 (12.06%) Network Management

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (14.07%) MS Visio
2 15 (7.54%) MS Excel
3 11 (5.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (4.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 100 (50.25%) SDH
2 68 (34.17%) MPLS
3 44 (22.11%) WAN
4 42 (21.11%) Ethernet
4 42 (21.11%) LAN
4 42 (21.11%) Wireless
5 41 (20.60%) DSL
6 36 (18.09%) BGP
7 35 (17.59%) TCP/IP
8 34 (17.09%) VoIP
9 33 (16.58%) OSPF
10 31 (15.58%) VPN
11 28 (14.07%) EIGRP
12 26 (13.07%) Firewall
13 21 (10.55%) SSL
14 18 (9.05%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (7.04%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (7.04%) HSRP
16 12 (6.03%) RIP
17 11 (5.53%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.01%) Data Mining
1 2 (1.01%) MySQL
1 2 (1.01%) SQL Server
General
1 132 (66.33%) Telecoms
2 19 (9.55%) Billing
3 13 (6.53%) Marketing
3 13 (6.53%) Finance
4 7 (3.52%) Banking
5 4 (2.01%) Electronics
6 2 (1.01%) Advertising
7 1 (0.50%) Military
7 1 (0.50%) Games
7 1 (0.50%) Legal
7 1 (0.50%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 45 (22.61%) Network Engineer
2 18 (9.05%) Document Manager
3 13 (6.53%) Support Engineer
4 12 (6.03%) NOC Engineer
5 11 (5.53%) Project Manager
5 11 (5.53%) Transmission Engineer
6 10 (5.03%) Delivery Manager
7 9 (4.52%) Architect
7 9 (4.52%) Network Architect
7 9 (4.52%) Service Manager
8 8 (4.02%) Services Delivery Manager
9 7 (3.52%) Network Operations Engineer
9 7 (3.52%) Operations Engineer
9 7 (3.52%) Account Director
10 6 (3.02%) Senior Manager
11 5 (2.51%) Professional Services Engineer
11 5 (2.51%) Consultant
11 5 (2.51%) Network Support Engineer
11 5 (2.51%) Network Support
11 5 (2.51%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.51%) CORBA
1 5 (2.51%) XML
2 2 (1.01%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (0.50%) .NET
3 1 (0.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.07%) Data Centre
2 17 (8.54%) PMI
3 9 (4.52%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.52%) CCTV
4 5 (2.51%) Tandem
4 5 (2.51%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.51%) PKI
5 3 (1.51%) Statistics
6 2 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.01%) BBC
6 2 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.57%) UNIX
2 12 (6.03%) Linux
3 5 (2.51%) Windows
4 2 (1.01%) Solaris
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.60%) Line Management
2 28 (14.07%) Network Design
3 26 (13.07%) Service Delivery
4 24 (12.06%) Network Management
5 23 (11.56%) Project Management
6 22 (11.06%) ITIL
7 21 (10.55%) Validation
8 18 (9.05%) Programme Management
9 12 (6.03%) Incident Management
9 12 (6.03%) Change Management
10 10 (5.03%) Service Management
11 9 (4.52%) Business Development
12 8 (4.02%) Network Architecture
12 8 (4.02%) PRINCE2
12 8 (4.02%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (3.52%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (3.52%) Migration
14 6 (3.02%) Security Management
14 6 (3.02%) Network Monitoring
15 5 (2.51%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.53%) C
2 7 (3.52%) Python
3 5 (2.51%) SQL
4 2 (1.01%) Perl
4 2 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 68 (34.17%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (21.11%) Degree
3 37 (18.59%) CCNP
3 37 (18.59%) CCNA
4 21 (10.55%) PMI Certification
5 15 (7.54%) PMP
6 10 (5.03%) CCIE
7 6 (3.02%) CCVP
7 6 (3.02%) CISSP
8 4 (2.01%) JNCIP
8 4 (2.01%) JNCIE
8 4 (2.01%) HNC
9 3 (1.51%) OSCP
9 3 (1.51%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (1.51%) CCDA
9 3 (1.51%) CCDP
9 3 (1.51%) CCSE
10 2 (1.01%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.01%) CCDE
10 2 (1.01%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (16.08%) SLA
2 22 (11.06%) ISO 9000
2 22 (11.06%) ISO 9001
3 8 (4.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.51%) QA
5 1 (0.50%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.50%) BS7799
System Software
1 7 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.51%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.01%) Kamailio
3 2 (1.01%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.01%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (6.03%) HP NNM
2 10 (5.03%) OpenView
3 5 (2.51%) Nagios
3 5 (2.51%) OPNET
3 5 (2.51%) Cacti
4 4 (2.01%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (2.01%) Cisco LMS
5 3 (1.51%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.51%) vMotion
5 3 (1.51%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 79 (39.70%) Cisco
2 37 (18.59%) Juniper
3 29 (14.57%) Huawei
4 21 (10.55%) F5
5 20 (10.05%) Ciena
5 20 (10.05%) Sybase
6 19 (9.55%) HP
7 15 (7.54%) Remedy
8 14 (7.04%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 10 (5.03%) Microsoft
10 9 (4.52%) Ericsson
10 9 (4.52%) VMware
11 7 (3.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 5 (2.51%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.01%) Oracle
14 3 (1.51%) BT
14 3 (1.51%) CheckPoint
15 2 (1.01%) Acme Packet
15 2 (1.01%) Mitel
15 2 (1.01%) Veritas
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