The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 806 762 841
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +79
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 101 107 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.098% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 0.54% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 81 77 56
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £56,500 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+41.25% +11.88%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20479 19735 21042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.52% 18.15% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 16425 15868 17367
Average salary £44,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.48% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 29 July 2014 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 July 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 -56 94 £58,000 +28.88% 12
South East -1 34 £56,500 -19.28% 3
London -49 27 £67,500 +50.00% 3
Hampshire +8 19 £60,000 -14.28% 2
East of England +12 17 £52,500 -8.69% 2
Hook - 17 £60,000 -
Bedfordshire -1 8 £55,500 -3.47% 2
Berkshire +7 7 £52,000 +30.00%
Milton Keynes +3 7 £48,000 -
West Midlands +1 7 £48,000 +84.61%
Buckinghamshire -7 7 £48,000 -21.63%
Essex - 7 £47,500 -
Birmingham - 7 £48,000 -
Brentford - 7 £70,000 -
Hammersmith - 7 £59,000 -
Wales - 6 £58,750 -
South Wales - 6 £58,750 -
Basildon - 6 £46,250 -
Cardiff - 4 £75,000 -
Dunstable - 4 £56,000 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £50,000 - 1
Leeds - 4 £50,000 - 1
City of London -11 3 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Monmouthshire - 2 £33,750 -
Bristol -6 1 £41,500 +3.75% 1
Reading -7 1 - -
Basingstoke -8 1 £45,000 - 1
South West -20 1 £41,500 +3.75% 3
Oxfordshire - 1 £43,500 -

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 146 (69.52%) MPLS
2 119 (56.67%) Cisco
3 105 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 93 (44.29%) SDH
5 82 (39.05%) WAN
6 78 (37.14%) Juniper
7 73 (34.76%) Ethernet
7 73 (34.76%) Firewall
8 68 (32.38%) Cisco Certification
9 59 (28.10%) OSPF
10 54 (25.71%) BGP
11 49 (23.33%) CCNP
12 45 (21.43%) TCP/IP
12 45 (21.43%) Wireless
13 41 (19.52%) Finance
14 39 (18.57%) LAN
15 38 (18.10%) Internet
16 35 (16.67%) VPN
17 32 (15.24%) Service Delivery
17 32 (15.24%) F5
18 29 (13.81%) EIGRP
19 25 (11.90%) Project Management
19 25 (11.90%) CCNA
20 24 (11.43%) Multicast
21 23 (10.95%) Network Design
21 23 (10.95%) Degree
22 22 (10.48%) Load Balancing
23 21 (10.00%) SLA
24 20 (9.52%) IPsec
25 19 (9.05%) RIP

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (1.90%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (5.71%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.81%) MS Office
2 8 (3.81%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.95%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 146 (69.52%) MPLS
2 93 (44.29%) SDH
3 82 (39.05%) WAN
4 73 (34.76%) Ethernet
4 73 (34.76%) Firewall
5 59 (28.10%) OSPF
6 54 (25.71%) BGP
7 45 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 45 (21.43%) Wireless
8 39 (18.57%) LAN
9 38 (18.10%) Internet
10 35 (16.67%) VPN
11 29 (13.81%) EIGRP
12 24 (11.43%) Multicast
13 20 (9.52%) IPsec
14 19 (9.05%) RIP
15 17 (8.10%) 4G
16 16 (7.62%) Frame Relay
16 16 (7.62%) SSL
16 16 (7.62%) HSRP
General
1 105 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 41 (19.52%) Finance
3 9 (4.29%) Financial Institution
4 8 (3.81%) Banking
4 8 (3.81%) Billing
5 6 (2.86%) Marketing
6 4 (1.90%) Electronics
7 2 (0.95%) Law
7 2 (0.95%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Retail
8 1 (0.48%) German Language
Job Titles
1 67 (31.90%) Network Engineer
2 26 (12.38%) Consultant
3 18 (8.57%) Architect
4 13 (6.19%) Network Architect
5 11 (5.24%) Network Specialist
5 11 (5.24%) Designer
5 11 (5.24%) Customer Engineer
5 11 (5.24%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (4.76%) Design Engineer
6 10 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 10 (4.76%) Technical Design Authority
7 9 (4.29%) Wireless Engineer
7 9 (4.29%) Network Design Engineer
8 8 (3.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (3.81%) Cisco Engineer
8 8 (3.81%) Senior Designer
9 7 (3.33%) Development Manager
10 6 (2.86%) Team Leader
10 6 (2.86%) Sales Engineer
10 6 (2.86%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.43%) SOAP
1 3 (1.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.81%) PMI
1 8 (3.81%) Equities
1 8 (3.81%) PKI
1 8 (3.81%) Statistics
2 5 (2.38%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.38%) CCTV
3 3 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.67%) Linux
2 7 (3.33%) UNIX
3 3 (1.43%) Windows
4 2 (0.95%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (15.24%) Service Delivery
2 25 (11.90%) Project Management
3 23 (10.95%) Network Design
4 22 (10.48%) Load Balancing
5 16 (7.62%) ITIL
6 14 (6.67%) Change Management
6 14 (6.67%) Network Management
7 13 (6.19%) PRINCE2
7 13 (6.19%) Low Latency
8 12 (5.71%) Network Architecture
9 11 (5.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (4.76%) Network Planning
11 9 (4.29%) System Testing
11 9 (4.29%) Regression Testing
11 9 (4.29%) Capacity Management
11 9 (4.29%) Business Development
12 8 (3.81%) Process Improvement
12 8 (3.81%) PRINCE
12 8 (3.81%) Programme Management
13 7 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.19%) C
2 8 (3.81%) Perl
2 8 (3.81%) Python
3 3 (1.43%) Lisp
4 1 (0.48%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
4 1 (0.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (32.38%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (23.33%) CCNP
3 25 (11.90%) CCNA
4 23 (10.95%) Degree
5 17 (8.10%) CCIE
6 13 (6.19%) PMI Certification
7 11 (5.24%) JNCIE
8 10 (4.76%) Security Cleared
9 6 (2.86%) PMP
10 5 (2.38%) CCIP
11 3 (1.43%) HNC
11 3 (1.43%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.95%) CCDP
12 2 (0.95%) CISSP
12 2 (0.95%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.48%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.48%) HP ASE
13 1 (0.48%) HP MASE
13 1 (0.48%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.48%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.95%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (6.19%) HP NNM
2 11 (5.24%) OpenView
3 10 (4.76%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 119 (56.67%) Cisco
2 78 (37.14%) Juniper
3 32 (15.24%) F5
4 19 (9.05%) Nortel
5 18 (8.57%) CheckPoint
6 14 (6.67%) HP
7 12 (5.71%) Fortinet
8 11 (5.24%) Microsoft
9 8 (3.81%) Ericsson
10 7 (3.33%) Fujitsu
11 6 (2.86%) Huawei
11 6 (2.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 3 (1.43%) VMware
12 3 (1.43%) BT
13 2 (0.95%) Foundry
14 1 (0.48%) Meru Networks
14 1 (0.48%) Cramer
14 1 (0.48%) Telcordia
14 1 (0.48%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 1 (0.48%) Citrix
Bedfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + 20% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago