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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 869 836 888
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +52
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 82 105 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.10% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.55% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 56 52 53
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%

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
17299 18947 17812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.04% 18.12% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14393 15358 13976
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 5 February 2016 within the UK.

DWDM Salary Histogram in the UK

DWDM
Top 26 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 5 February 2016. 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 -1 82 £50,000 -9.09% 8
South East -10 32 £55,000 +57.14% 3
London +10 29 £57,000 -32.94% 3
Berkshire -5 19 £80,000 +128.57% 1
Crawley - 11 £45,000 - 1
West Sussex - 11 £45,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +3 9 £52,500 +5.00%
East of England -15 9 £52,500 +5.00% 1
West Midlands - 8 £41,000 - 1
Slough - 8 £85,000 -
Warwickshire - 6 £41,250 - 1
Newbury - 5 £80,000 -
Dunstable -6 4 £49,000 +0.51%
Stratford-upon-Avon - 3 £45,000 - 1
City of London +58 2 £110,000 - 1
Basingstoke +13 2 £80,000 -
Hampshire +12 2 £80,000 - 1
Reading -16 2 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Telford - 2 £41,000 -
Shropshire - 2 £41,000 -
South West -16 1 £32,500 -31.57%
Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -
North West - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Harrogate - 1 £55,000 -

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 88 (56.77%) Cisco
2 80 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
3 76 (49.03%) CCNP
4 66 (42.58%) MPLS
5 64 (41.29%) Telecoms
6 61 (39.35%) LAN
7 57 (36.77%) Data Centre
8 54 (34.84%) Firewall
9 49 (31.61%) Cisco Nexus
10 48 (30.97%) F5
11 46 (29.68%) Finance
12 45 (29.03%) VPN
13 39 (25.16%) WAN
14 35 (22.58%) Wireless
15 34 (21.94%) Migration
16 33 (21.29%) SLA
17 31 (20.00%) Juniper
18 30 (19.35%) Degree
18 30 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
19 29 (18.71%) VoIP
20 28 (18.06%) CiscoWorks
20 28 (18.06%) Wireshark
20 28 (18.06%) Cisco LMS
21 27 (17.42%) Ethernet
21 27 (17.42%) SDH
22 26 (16.77%) OSPF
22 26 (16.77%) BGP
23 25 (16.13%) Network Security
24 24 (15.48%) NGN
24 24 (15.48%) Unified Communications

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (7.10%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (13.55%) MS Office
2 18 (11.61%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.94%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 66 (42.58%) MPLS
2 61 (39.35%) LAN
3 54 (34.84%) Firewall
4 49 (31.61%) Cisco Nexus
5 45 (29.03%) VPN
6 39 (25.16%) WAN
7 35 (22.58%) Wireless
8 30 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
9 29 (18.71%) VoIP
10 28 (18.06%) Wireshark
11 27 (17.42%) Ethernet
11 27 (17.42%) SDH
12 26 (16.77%) BGP
12 26 (16.77%) OSPF
13 25 (16.13%) Network Security
14 24 (15.48%) NGN
14 24 (15.48%) Packet Switching
14 24 (15.48%) Unified Communications
15 22 (14.19%) TCP/IP
16 20 (12.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.65%) GIS
General
1 64 (41.29%) Telecoms
2 46 (29.68%) Finance
3 13 (8.39%) Financial Institution
3 13 (8.39%) Retail
4 6 (3.87%) Banking
4 6 (3.87%) Billing
4 6 (3.87%) Marketing
5 4 (2.58%) Military
6 2 (1.29%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (28.39%) Network Engineer
2 41 (26.45%) Cisco Engineer
3 28 (18.06%) LAN Engineer
4 26 (16.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 23 (14.84%) Network Specialist
6 14 (9.03%) Data Network Engineer
7 13 (8.39%) Data Centre Engineer
8 12 (7.74%) Network Support
9 10 (6.45%) Head of Communications
9 10 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
10 9 (5.81%) Core Network Specialist
11 8 (5.16%) Head of IT
11 8 (5.16%) Support Engineer
12 7 (4.52%) Juniper Engineer
13 6 (3.87%) 3rd Line Support
13 6 (3.87%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
13 6 (3.87%) Cisco Support
13 6 (3.87%) Network Support Specialist
13 6 (3.87%) Presales Manager
13 6 (3.87%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 57 (36.77%) Data Centre
2 24 (15.48%) Statistics
3 13 (8.39%) Equities
3 13 (8.39%) Fixed Income
4 5 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.23%) PMI
4 5 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.94%) SecurID
6 2 (1.29%) CCTV
7 1 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.87%) Linux
2 1 (0.65%) Unix
2 1 (0.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.94%) Migration
2 23 (14.84%) Load Balancing
2 23 (14.84%) Project Management
3 22 (14.19%) Infrastructure Management
3 22 (14.19%) Network Management
4 20 (12.90%) High Availability
5 18 (11.61%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (11.61%) ITIL
5 18 (11.61%) Mentoring
5 18 (11.61%) Service Delivery
6 16 (10.32%) Change Management
7 14 (9.03%) Business Development
7 14 (9.03%) Network Design
8 13 (8.39%) Asset Management
9 11 (7.10%) Presales
10 7 (4.52%) Data Protection
11 6 (3.87%) Fault Management
11 6 (3.87%) Marketing Strategy
11 6 (3.87%) Product Marketing
11 6 (3.87%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 80 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (49.03%) CCNP
3 30 (19.35%) Degree
4 12 (7.74%) CCIE
5 6 (3.87%) CCNA
6 5 (3.23%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.58%) CISM
7 4 (2.58%) CISSP
8 3 (1.94%) CCSA
9 2 (1.29%) CCDP
10 1 (0.65%) HND
10 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (21.29%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 28 (18.06%) Cisco LMS
1 28 (18.06%) CiscoWorks
2 18 (11.61%) HP NNM
3 6 (3.87%) Cisco UCCE
3 6 (3.87%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.29%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.65%) Endace
Vendors
1 88 (56.77%) Cisco
2 48 (30.97%) F5
3 31 (20.00%) Juniper
4 24 (15.48%) Palo Alto
5 18 (11.61%) HP
6 13 (8.39%) Microsoft
7 8 (5.16%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 7 (4.52%) Huawei
9 6 (3.87%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.23%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.58%) Ciena
11 4 (2.58%) Riverbed
11 4 (2.58%) Siemens
11 4 (2.58%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.94%) Avaya
12 3 (1.94%) Brocade
12 3 (1.94%) Imperva
12 3 (1.94%) Nokia
13 2 (1.29%) Nortel
14 1 (0.65%) Ericsson
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