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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
UK
Rank 797 855 837
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -18
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 56 92 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.092% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.55% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 28 67 59
Median salary £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +17.64%

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
13896 16833 18919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.74% 16.77% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 11342 13974 15358
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 22 January 2017 within the UK.

DWDM Salary Histogram in the UK

DWDM
Top 18 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +53 55 £62,500 +25.00% 5
London +53 21 £62,500 +6.83% 3
South East +41 18 £70,000 +40.00%
Berkshire +40 12 £70,000 -17.64%
East of England +18 11 £46,250 -5.61%
Reading - 7 - -
Hertfordshire - 7 £26,750 -
Hampshire +24 6 - -
Basingstoke +4 6 - -
Newbury +13 5 £70,000 -12.50%
North West -6 5 £75,000 -
Watford - 5 - -
Cheshire - 5 £75,000 -
Warrington - 5 £75,000 -
Bedfordshire +7 4 £48,750 -0.51%
Teddington - 3 - -
Dunstable +2 2 £47,500 -3.06%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £26,750 -

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 60 (67.42%) MPLS
2 47 (52.81%) Telecoms
3 38 (42.70%) Wireless
4 37 (41.57%) Network Design
4 37 (41.57%) Cisco
5 33 (37.08%) WAN
6 32 (35.96%) BGP
7 31 (34.83%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (34.83%) LAN
8 28 (31.46%) Juniper
9 27 (30.34%) CCNP
10 26 (29.21%) Firewall
11 25 (28.09%) OSPF
12 24 (26.97%) VPN
13 22 (24.72%) SDH
13 22 (24.72%) Ethernet
14 21 (23.60%) Marketing
15 20 (22.47%) Cisco ASA
16 19 (21.35%) Degree
16 19 (21.35%) Network Management
17 17 (19.10%) Finance
17 17 (19.10%) EIGRP
17 17 (19.10%) F5
17 17 (19.10%) Product Management
18 16 (17.98%) Presales
19 15 (16.85%) Cisco Nexus
20 14 (15.73%) SSL
21 13 (14.61%) TCP/IP
21 13 (14.61%) Linux
21 13 (14.61%) Project Management

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 2 (2.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.49%) MS Office
3 3 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 60 (67.42%) MPLS
2 38 (42.70%) Wireless
3 33 (37.08%) WAN
4 32 (35.96%) BGP
5 31 (34.83%) LAN
6 26 (29.21%) Firewall
7 25 (28.09%) OSPF
8 24 (26.97%) VPN
9 22 (24.72%) Ethernet
9 22 (24.72%) SDH
10 20 (22.47%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (19.10%) EIGRP
12 15 (16.85%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (15.73%) SSL
14 13 (14.61%) TCP/IP
15 11 (12.36%) HSRP
15 11 (12.36%) NetScaler
15 11 (12.36%) VoIP
15 11 (12.36%) VRRP
16 10 (11.24%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) MySQL
2 3 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.37%) Subversion
General
1 47 (52.81%) Telecoms
2 21 (23.60%) Marketing
3 17 (19.10%) Finance
4 10 (11.24%) Electronics
5 4 (4.49%) Banking
6 3 (3.37%) Games
7 1 (1.12%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 19 (21.35%) Network Engineer
2 18 (20.22%) Product Manager
3 12 (13.48%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) Architect
4 11 (12.36%) Network Architect
5 10 (11.24%) Network Specialist
6 7 (7.87%) Network Support
6 7 (7.87%) Network Support Specialist
6 7 (7.87%) Support Specialist
7 6 (6.74%) Cisco Architect
7 6 (6.74%) Cisco Network Architect
7 6 (6.74%) Cisco Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.74%) Juniper Architect
7 6 (6.74%) Network Manager
7 6 (6.74%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Architect
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Network Architect
9 3 (3.37%) Administrator
9 3 (3.37%) Telecoms Manager
9 3 (3.37%) Telecoms Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) 802.1X
1 3 (3.37%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Computer Science
1 12 (13.48%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.62%) Physics
2 5 (5.62%) Statistics
3 4 (4.49%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.37%) Clustering
4 3 (3.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (3.37%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.37%) IPTV
4 3 (3.37%) MPEG
4 3 (3.37%) Replication
4 3 (3.37%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.25%) Fintech
6 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.61%) Linux
2 6 (6.74%) Windows
3 3 (3.37%) CentOS
3 3 (3.37%) Solaris
3 3 (3.37%) Ubuntu
3 3 (3.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (41.57%) Network Design
2 19 (21.35%) Network Management
3 17 (19.10%) Product Management
4 16 (17.98%) Presales
5 13 (14.61%) Network Monitoring
5 13 (14.61%) Project Management
5 13 (14.61%) Service Management
6 12 (13.48%) Network Optimisation
7 11 (12.36%) Migration
8 9 (10.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (10.11%) High Availability
9 8 (8.99%) ITIL
10 6 (6.74%) Customer Engagement
11 5 (5.62%) Change Management
11 5 (5.62%) Marketing Strategy
11 5 (5.62%) Product Marketing
12 4 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (4.49%) PRINCE2
13 3 (3.37%) Capacity Planning
13 3 (3.37%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.87%) Python
2 4 (4.49%) Perl
3 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.37%) PHP
4 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (34.83%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (30.34%) CCNP
3 19 (21.35%) Degree
4 9 (10.11%) CCDP
5 8 (8.99%) CCIE
6 6 (6.74%) DV Cleared
6 6 (6.74%) JNCIS
6 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
6 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
7 5 (5.62%) CCNA
7 5 (5.62%) CISSP
8 4 (4.49%) JNCIE
8 4 (4.49%) JNCIP
9 3 (3.37%) CCVP
10 2 (2.25%) CISM
10 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) SLA
2 4 (4.49%) ISO 14000
2 4 (4.49%) NEBOSH
3 3 (3.37%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.74%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.37%) GlusterFS
3 3 (3.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (10.11%) HP NNM
2 3 (3.37%) Nagios
2 3 (3.37%) Puppet
2 3 (3.37%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 37 (41.57%) Cisco
2 28 (31.46%) Juniper
3 17 (19.10%) F5
4 13 (14.61%) HP
5 10 (11.24%) Brocade
5 10 (11.24%) VMware
6 6 (6.74%) Fujitsu
6 6 (6.74%) Riverbed
7 4 (4.49%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.49%) Extreme Networks
8 3 (3.37%) Ciena
8 3 (3.37%) Dell
8 3 (3.37%) Percona
8 3 (3.37%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.25%) Huawei
9 2 (2.25%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.25%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.12%) Avaya
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