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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 786 793 792
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 108 84 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.079% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.45% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 85 65 86
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £28,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £74,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,500 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+11.00% +53.84%

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
20589 18513 22291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.03% 17.33% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 16291 15059 18257
Average salary £43,044 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +27 101 £57,500 +15.00% 7
East of England +22 27 £52,500 -8.69% 1
London -4 27 £70,000 +27.27% 2
South East -8 27 £53,750 -25.86% 2
Bedfordshire +4 17 £55,250 -3.91% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 12 £48,000 -30.18% 1
Milton Keynes - 12 £48,000 - 1
Dunstable - 11 £50,000 -
Hampshire -19 9 £57,000 -21.37%
Berkshire 0 6 £50,000 -35.48% 1
City of London -4 6 £70,500 +28.18% 2
West Midlands -11 6 £63,250 +121.92%
Wales - 6 £62,500 -
South Wales - 6 £62,500 -
Birmingham - 6 £63,250 -
Basildon - 5 £46,250 -
Essex - 5 £46,250 -
Cardiff - 4 £75,000 -
Ipswich - 3 - -
Suffolk - 3 - -
Reading -7 2 £50,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -9 2 £21,500 +13.15%
Monmouthshire - 2 £33,750 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 -
Leeds - 2 £50,000 -
Hook - 2 £58,250 -
Basingstoke -4 1 £45,000 -
Hertford -5 1 £21,500 +13.15%
Wokingham -8 1 £39,000 -49.67%

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 144 (68.25%) MPLS
2 139 (65.88%) Cisco
3 107 (50.71%) Juniper
4 93 (44.08%) SDH
4 93 (44.08%) WAN
5 89 (42.18%) Telecoms
6 85 (40.28%) Firewall
7 76 (36.02%) Cisco Certification
8 70 (33.18%) BGP
9 68 (32.23%) OSPF
10 60 (28.44%) Ethernet
11 55 (26.07%) TCP/IP
11 55 (26.07%) Wireless
12 54 (25.59%) CCNP
13 50 (23.70%) Service Delivery
14 48 (22.75%) VPN
15 43 (20.38%) Internet
16 41 (19.43%) LAN
17 37 (17.54%) SLA
17 37 (17.54%) EIGRP
17 37 (17.54%) Network Design
17 37 (17.54%) F5
18 34 (16.11%) Finance
19 31 (14.69%) RIP
19 31 (14.69%) Degree
20 29 (13.74%) CCNA
21 27 (12.80%) Network Management
22 26 (12.32%) SSL
22 26 (12.32%) HSRP
23 25 (11.85%) CCIE

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 6 (2.84%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.47%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (9.95%) MS Visio
2 19 (9.00%) MS Office
3 14 (6.64%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 144 (68.25%) MPLS
2 93 (44.08%) SDH
2 93 (44.08%) WAN
3 85 (40.28%) Firewall
4 70 (33.18%) BGP
5 68 (32.23%) OSPF
6 60 (28.44%) Ethernet
7 55 (26.07%) TCP/IP
7 55 (26.07%) Wireless
8 48 (22.75%) VPN
9 43 (20.38%) Internet
10 41 (19.43%) LAN
11 37 (17.54%) EIGRP
12 31 (14.69%) RIP
13 26 (12.32%) SSL
13 26 (12.32%) HSRP
14 19 (9.00%) VoIP
14 19 (9.00%) Multicast
15 18 (8.53%) Network Security
16 14 (6.64%) Cisco ASA
General
1 89 (42.18%) Telecoms
2 34 (16.11%) Finance
3 17 (8.06%) Banking
4 10 (4.74%) Billing
5 4 (1.90%) Marketing
5 4 (1.90%) Retail
5 4 (1.90%) Electronics
6 1 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 65 (30.81%) Network Engineer
2 27 (12.80%) Consultant
3 25 (11.85%) Architect
4 23 (10.90%) Network Architect
5 16 (7.58%) Senior Network Engineer
6 15 (7.11%) Network Specialist
7 12 (5.69%) Team Leader
7 12 (5.69%) Design Engineer
8 11 (5.21%) Network Design Engineer
8 11 (5.21%) Technical Design Authority
9 10 (4.74%) Cisco Engineer
9 10 (4.74%) Project Manager
10 9 (4.27%) Network Design Architect
11 8 (3.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 8 (3.79%) Customer Engineer
12 7 (3.32%) Development Manager
12 7 (3.32%) Solutions Consultant
13 6 (2.84%) Sales Engineer
13 6 (2.84%) Document Manager
14 4 (1.90%) Senior Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.74%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.79%) Equities
3 7 (3.32%) Statistics
4 5 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.90%) IVR
5 4 (1.90%) PMI
6 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.47%) BBC
6 1 (0.47%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.47%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.53%) Linux
2 11 (5.21%) UNIX
3 3 (1.42%) Mac OS X
3 3 (1.42%) Windows
4 2 (0.95%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.47%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (23.70%) Service Delivery
2 37 (17.54%) Network Design
3 27 (12.80%) Network Management
4 21 (9.95%) PRINCE2
4 21 (9.95%) Change Management
5 20 (9.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (9.00%) ITIL
7 16 (7.58%) Network Architecture
7 16 (7.58%) Project Management
8 15 (7.11%) PRINCE
8 15 (7.11%) Process Improvement
8 15 (7.11%) Line Management
9 14 (6.64%) Load Balancing
10 13 (6.16%) Time Management
11 12 (5.69%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (5.21%) Network Planning
13 10 (4.74%) Low Latency
14 9 (4.27%) Regression Testing
14 9 (4.27%) System Testing
15 8 (3.79%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.74%) Perl
1 10 (4.74%) Python
2 9 (4.27%) C
3 3 (1.42%) Lisp
4 2 (0.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (36.02%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (25.59%) CCNP
3 31 (14.69%) Degree
4 29 (13.74%) CCNA
5 25 (11.85%) CCIE
6 12 (5.69%) JNCIE
7 9 (4.27%) PMI Certification
8 6 (2.84%) Security Cleared
8 6 (2.84%) PMP
9 3 (1.42%) CISSP
9 3 (1.42%) HNC
9 3 (1.42%) JNCIP
10 2 (0.95%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.95%) CCDP
11 1 (0.47%) CCDA
11 1 (0.47%) Avaya Certification
11 1 (0.47%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.47%) HP ASE
11 1 (0.47%) HP MASE
11 1 (0.47%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (17.54%) SLA
2 6 (2.84%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.37%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (10.43%) HP NNM
2 6 (2.84%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.42%) OpenView
4 2 (0.95%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.95%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 139 (65.88%) Cisco
2 107 (50.71%) Juniper
3 37 (17.54%) F5
4 24 (11.37%) HP
5 21 (9.95%) Nortel
6 15 (7.11%) Microsoft
7 12 (5.69%) CheckPoint
8 10 (4.74%) Huawei
9 7 (3.32%) Ericsson
9 7 (3.32%) Fujitsu
10 6 (2.84%) Verint
11 5 (2.37%) Ciena
12 4 (1.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 4 (1.90%) Avaya
12 4 (1.90%) BT
12 4 (1.90%) VMware
13 3 (1.42%) Foundry
14 2 (0.95%) Splunk
14 2 (0.95%) Fortinet
14 2 (0.95%) CA
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