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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Rank 764 816 769
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -47
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 131 81 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.074% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 0.43% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 72 65 88
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £73,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +44.92%

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
20229 18796 21974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.73% 17.24% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16174 15021 18058
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 20 November 2014 within the UK.

DWDM Salary Histogram in the UK

DWDM
Top 28 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 20 November 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 +24 121 £50,000 +5.26% 5
South East +2 43 £52,500 -25.00% 1
East of England - 38 £50,000 -
London +3 37 £63,750 +50.00% 2
Berkshire +31 31 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Reading +15 26 £35,000 -30.00%
Suffolk - 18 £42,500 -
Bedfordshire - 17 £50,000 -
Ipswich - 14 £42,500 -
Dunstable - 12 £50,000 -
City of London +15 8 £70,500 +93.15%
Buckinghamshire - 7 - -
Milton Keynes - 7 - -
Hampshire -29 5 £57,000 -20.00%
Wales - 5 £36,500 -
Gwynedd - 4 £36,500 -
North Wales - 4 £36,500 -
Hertford - 3 £21,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £21,500 -
Hoddesdon - 2 £21,500 -
Cheshire -6 1 £45,000 -
North West -15 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Birmingham - 1 £34,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £50,000 -
Newbury - 1 £40,000 -
Warrington - 1 £45,000 -
South Wales - 1 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £34,000 -

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 120 (55.56%) Cisco
1 120 (55.56%) MPLS
2 104 (48.15%) Telecoms
3 102 (47.22%) Juniper
4 101 (46.76%) SDH
5 78 (36.11%) Firewall
6 77 (35.65%) WAN
7 75 (34.72%) Cisco Certification
8 73 (33.80%) OSPF
8 73 (33.80%) BGP
9 64 (29.63%) VPN
10 63 (29.17%) Service Delivery
11 62 (28.70%) Ethernet
12 56 (25.93%) TCP/IP
12 56 (25.93%) CCNP
13 53 (24.54%) Wireless
14 47 (21.76%) EIGRP
15 44 (20.37%) Internet
15 44 (20.37%) SLA
16 41 (18.98%) Finance
17 40 (18.52%) Degree
17 40 (18.52%) F5
18 39 (18.06%) LAN
19 38 (17.59%) Network Design
20 35 (16.20%) Network Management
21 34 (15.74%) RIP
22 32 (14.81%) MS Visio
23 31 (14.35%) SSL
23 31 (14.35%) HSRP
24 30 (13.89%) Line Management

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.46%) Lync
Applications
1 32 (14.81%) MS Visio
2 27 (12.50%) MS Office
3 12 (5.56%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.93%) MS Project
5 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 120 (55.56%) MPLS
2 101 (46.76%) SDH
3 78 (36.11%) Firewall
4 77 (35.65%) WAN
5 73 (33.80%) OSPF
5 73 (33.80%) BGP
6 64 (29.63%) VPN
7 62 (28.70%) Ethernet
8 56 (25.93%) TCP/IP
9 53 (24.54%) Wireless
10 47 (21.76%) EIGRP
11 44 (20.37%) Internet
12 39 (18.06%) LAN
13 34 (15.74%) RIP
14 31 (14.35%) SSL
14 31 (14.35%) HSRP
15 27 (12.50%) VoIP
16 24 (11.11%) DSL
17 19 (8.80%) Network Security
18 18 (8.33%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.46%) SQL Server
General
1 104 (48.15%) Telecoms
2 41 (18.98%) Finance
3 25 (11.57%) Banking
4 8 (3.70%) Marketing
5 7 (3.24%) Billing
6 4 (1.85%) Retail
7 2 (0.93%) Front Office
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.46%) German Language
Job Titles
1 43 (19.91%) Network Engineer
2 20 (9.26%) Consultant
2 20 (9.26%) Architect
2 20 (9.26%) Network Specialist
2 20 (9.26%) Document Manager
3 19 (8.80%) Transmission Engineer
3 19 (8.80%) Network Architect
4 15 (6.94%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 11 (5.09%) Network Design Architect
7 8 (3.70%) Design Engineer
7 8 (3.70%) Network Design Engineer
8 7 (3.24%) NOC Engineer
8 7 (3.24%) Technical Manager
8 7 (3.24%) Solutions Consultant
9 6 (2.78%) Technical Design Authority
9 6 (2.78%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (2.78%) Author
9 6 (2.78%) Technical Author
10 5 (2.31%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.70%) Equities
3 6 (2.78%) IVR
4 3 (1.39%) Statistics
5 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.93%) BBC
5 2 (0.93%) Open Source
6 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.46%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.72%) UNIX
2 16 (7.41%) Linux
3 6 (2.78%) Windows
4 3 (1.39%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.93%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.46%) Solaris
6 1 (0.46%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (29.17%) Service Delivery
2 38 (17.59%) Network Design
3 35 (16.20%) Network Management
4 30 (13.89%) Line Management
5 27 (12.50%) Change Management
5 27 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 26 (12.04%) ITIL
7 23 (10.65%) PRINCE2
8 22 (10.19%) Validation
9 21 (9.72%) PRINCE
9 21 (9.72%) Process Improvement
10 14 (6.48%) Network Monitoring
10 14 (6.48%) Network Architecture
11 13 (6.02%) Load Balancing
12 11 (5.09%) Time Management
12 11 (5.09%) Project Management
13 9 (4.17%) Regression Testing
13 9 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (4.17%) System Testing
14 7 (3.24%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.09%) Perl
1 11 (5.09%) Python
2 3 (1.39%) SQL
3 1 (0.46%) Lisp
3 1 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 75 (34.72%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (25.93%) CCNP
3 40 (18.52%) Degree
4 25 (11.57%) CCIE
5 21 (9.72%) CCNA
6 12 (5.56%) JNCIE
7 4 (1.85%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.39%) JNCIP
8 3 (1.39%) CISSP
9 2 (0.93%) CCDP
9 2 (0.93%) CFA
9 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.46%) Avaya Certification
10 1 (0.46%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.46%) CCDA
10 1 (0.46%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (20.37%) SLA
2 24 (11.11%) ISO 9001
3 23 (10.65%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (12.96%) HP NNM
2 8 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (2.31%) OpenView
4 2 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.46%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 120 (55.56%) Cisco
2 102 (47.22%) Juniper
3 40 (18.52%) F5
4 30 (13.89%) HP
5 22 (10.19%) Huawei
6 15 (6.94%) Nortel
7 14 (6.48%) Microsoft
8 13 (6.02%) Sybase
9 11 (5.09%) CheckPoint
10 9 (4.17%) Ciena
11 8 (3.70%) Verint
12 5 (2.31%) VMware
12 5 (2.31%) Oracle
13 4 (1.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 4 (1.85%) Avaya
13 4 (1.85%) Nokia
13 4 (1.85%) Sonus
14 3 (1.39%) Foundry
14 3 (1.39%) Remedy
14 3 (1.39%) BT
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Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
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Posted: 27 days ago