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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 842 825 785
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -40
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 56 108 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.090% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.52% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 42 78 63
Average salary £50,000 £56,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.50% +25.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,050 £36,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
19046 20783 20841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.19% 17.29% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15524 16627 16896
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,279 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 2015 within the UK.

DWDM Salary Histogram in the UK

DWDM
Top 23 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 30 June 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 -22 51 £50,000 -11.50% 3
South East +2 22 £50,000 -11.50% 2
London -2 17 £62,250 -11.07% 1
West Sussex - 14 £50,000 - 1
Crawley - 13 £50,000 - 1
East of England +5 11 £36,000 -28.00%
Hertfordshire +8 7 £34,000 +58.13%
Bedfordshire +7 4 £52,500 +2.94%
Oxfordshire +9 3 £34,500 -20.68%
Hampshire -1 3 - - 1
Dunstable -6 3 - -
Basingstoke - 3 - - 1
Berkshire -6 2 £63,250 -2.69%
Edinburgh - 2 £45,000 -
Scotland - 2 £45,000 -
City of London +38 1 £55,000 -
Reading -4 1 £66,500 -
West Midlands -13 1 £62,500 +78.57%
County Antrim - 1 £35,000 - 1
Gatwick - 1 £50,000 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £38,000 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 - 1

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 110 (60.11%) Telecoms
2 84 (45.90%) Cisco
3 80 (43.72%) Cisco Certification
4 76 (41.53%) SDH
5 63 (34.43%) MPLS
6 52 (28.42%) LAN
7 48 (26.23%) CCNP
8 45 (24.59%) WAN
9 42 (22.95%) Degree
10 40 (21.86%) Ethernet
10 40 (21.86%) CCNA
11 38 (20.77%) TCP/IP
11 38 (20.77%) Firewall
12 37 (20.22%) DSL
13 36 (19.67%) Juniper
13 36 (19.67%) Data Centre
14 35 (19.13%) BGP
15 34 (18.58%) Wireless
16 33 (18.03%) Line Management
17 32 (17.49%) F5
18 31 (16.94%) OSPF
19 28 (15.30%) VoIP
20 27 (14.75%) VPN
20 27 (14.75%) Cisco Nexus
21 26 (14.21%) MS Visio
21 26 (14.21%) EIGRP
21 26 (14.21%) Network Design
22 24 (13.11%) Service Delivery
22 24 (13.11%) Project Management
22 24 (13.11%) SLA

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (14.21%) MS Visio
2 11 (6.01%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (6.01%) MS Excel
3 8 (4.37%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 76 (41.53%) SDH
2 63 (34.43%) MPLS
3 52 (28.42%) LAN
4 45 (24.59%) WAN
5 40 (21.86%) Ethernet
6 38 (20.77%) TCP/IP
6 38 (20.77%) Firewall
7 37 (20.22%) DSL
8 35 (19.13%) BGP
9 34 (18.58%) Wireless
10 31 (16.94%) OSPF
11 28 (15.30%) VoIP
12 27 (14.75%) VPN
12 27 (14.75%) Cisco Nexus
13 26 (14.21%) EIGRP
14 21 (11.48%) Cisco ASA
14 21 (11.48%) SSL
15 14 (7.65%) Wireshark
16 12 (6.56%) HSRP
17 10 (5.46%) SONET
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.09%) MySQL
1 2 (1.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.09%) Data Mining
General
1 110 (60.11%) Telecoms
2 19 (10.38%) Billing
3 12 (6.56%) Finance
4 9 (4.92%) Marketing
5 8 (4.37%) Banking
6 4 (2.19%) Electronics
7 1 (0.55%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.55%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
7 1 (0.55%) Games
7 1 (0.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (26.23%) Network Engineer
2 14 (7.65%) Document Manager
3 11 (6.01%) Project Manager
4 10 (5.46%) Service Manager
4 10 (5.46%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (5.46%) Delivery Manager
5 9 (4.92%) NOC Engineer
5 9 (4.92%) Transmission Engineer
5 9 (4.92%) Support Engineer
6 8 (4.37%) Services Delivery Manager
7 7 (3.83%) Network Operations Engineer
7 7 (3.83%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (3.28%) Network Architect
8 6 (3.28%) Architect
8 6 (3.28%) Senior Manager
9 5 (2.73%) Consultant
9 5 (2.73%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 5 (2.73%) Professional Services Engineer
10 4 (2.19%) Network Specialist
10 4 (2.19%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.73%) XML
1 5 (2.73%) CORBA
2 2 (1.09%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (0.55%) .NET
3 1 (0.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.67%) Data Centre
2 17 (9.29%) PMI
3 9 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.37%) CCTV
5 5 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.73%) Tandem
5 5 (2.73%) PKI
6 3 (1.64%) Statistics
7 2 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.09%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.93%) UNIX
2 12 (6.56%) Linux
3 4 (2.19%) Windows
4 2 (1.09%) Solaris
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.03%) Line Management
2 26 (14.21%) Network Design
3 24 (13.11%) Project Management
3 24 (13.11%) Service Delivery
4 22 (12.02%) Network Management
5 19 (10.38%) ITIL
5 19 (10.38%) Programme Management
6 18 (9.84%) Validation
7 17 (9.29%) Migration
8 15 (8.20%) Load Balancing
9 12 (6.56%) Incident Management
10 11 (6.01%) Change Management
10 11 (6.01%) Service Management
11 9 (4.92%) Business Development
12 8 (4.37%) Network Architecture
12 8 (4.37%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (3.83%) Security Management
13 7 (3.83%) PRINCE2
14 6 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (3.28%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.46%) C
2 7 (3.83%) Python
3 6 (3.28%) SQL
4 2 (1.09%) Perl
4 2 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 80 (43.72%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (26.23%) CCNP
3 42 (22.95%) Degree
4 40 (21.86%) CCNA
5 21 (11.48%) PMI Certification
6 15 (8.20%) PMP
7 12 (6.56%) CCIE
8 6 (3.28%) Check Point Certification
8 6 (3.28%) CISSP
8 6 (3.28%) CCVP
8 6 (3.28%) CCSE
9 5 (2.73%) OSCP
10 4 (2.19%) JNCIP
10 4 (2.19%) JNCIE
10 4 (2.19%) CCDE
10 4 (2.19%) HNC
11 3 (1.64%) CCDA
11 3 (1.64%) CCDP
11 3 (1.64%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.11%) SLA
2 18 (9.84%) ISO 9000
2 18 (9.84%) ISO 9001
3 6 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.64%) QA
5 1 (0.55%) BS7799
5 1 (0.55%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.73%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.09%) Xen
3 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.09%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 14 (7.65%) CiscoWorks
1 14 (7.65%) Cisco LMS
2 10 (5.46%) HP NNM
3 6 (3.28%) OpenView
4 5 (2.73%) Cacti
4 5 (2.73%) vMotion
4 5 (2.73%) Nagios
4 5 (2.73%) OPNET
5 4 (2.19%) Cisco IPCC
5 4 (2.19%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 84 (45.90%) Cisco
2 36 (19.67%) Juniper
3 32 (17.49%) F5
4 17 (9.29%) Huawei
4 17 (9.29%) HP
5 16 (8.74%) Ciena
6 13 (7.10%) Sybase
7 11 (6.01%) Remedy
8 10 (5.46%) VMware
9 7 (3.83%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.28%) Microsoft
11 5 (2.73%) BT
12 4 (2.19%) Oracle
13 3 (1.64%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 2 (1.09%) Ericsson
14 2 (1.09%) NetApp
14 2 (1.09%) Nokia
14 2 (1.09%) Mitel
14 2 (1.09%) Symantec
14 2 (1.09%) Avaya
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