The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 847 907 861
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -46
Permanent jobs citing SDH 76 54 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.050% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.28% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 66 23 87
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,300 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £60,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £38,069 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+31.34% -3.62%

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
16860 19137 20239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.16% 17.87% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13984 15332 16204
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing SDH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SDH
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SDH within the UK.

SDH Salary Trend in the UK

SDH
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SDH over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 within the UK.

SDH Salary Histogram in the UK

SDH
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDH within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 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
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statistics and trends)
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 +48 76 £50,000 +25.00% 1
South East +49 49 £53,000 +32.71%
London +35 24 £58,750 +28.83% 1
Berkshire +18 23 £53,000 -
Hampshire +23 16 £56,500 +48.41%
Middlesex - 9 £33,000 -
Newbury - 9 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 9 £50,000 -
Reading +10 8 £56,500 -
Birmingham - 7 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 7 £50,000 -
Leeds - 7 £50,000 -
Feltham - 6 £58,750 - 1
Surrey - 6 £33,000 -
Bracknell -12 3 £53,000 -
Slough - 3 - -
Basingstoke -8 2 £34,000 -6.59%
Coventry - 2 - -
South West -1 1 - -
Egham - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing SDH 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 SDH.

1 105 (79.55%) Telecoms
2 101 (76.52%) Ethernet
3 97 (73.48%) MPLS
4 68 (51.52%) Cisco
5 62 (46.97%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (42.42%) Network Design
7 55 (41.67%) WAN
8 53 (40.15%) LAN
9 46 (34.85%) Juniper
9 46 (34.85%) Wireless
10 40 (30.30%) Data Centre
11 38 (28.79%) IP Telephony
11 38 (28.79%) VPN
12 37 (28.03%) MS Office
13 36 (27.27%) MS Excel
13 36 (27.27%) Microsoft
13 36 (27.27%) BGP
14 35 (26.52%) TCP/IP
14 35 (26.52%) MS Visio
15 34 (25.76%) Avaya
15 34 (25.76%) CCDP
15 34 (25.76%) Video Conferencing
15 34 (25.76%) Telepresence
16 33 (25.00%) SONET
17 32 (24.24%) 3G
18 30 (22.73%) OSPF
18 30 (22.73%) Network Architecture
19 28 (21.21%) DWDM
20 27 (20.45%) CCNA
20 27 (20.45%) HSRP

SDH
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 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 37 (28.03%) MS Office
2 36 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 35 (26.52%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.76%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.76%) LightWave 3D
5 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 101 (76.52%) Ethernet
2 97 (73.48%) MPLS
3 55 (41.67%) WAN
4 53 (40.15%) LAN
5 46 (34.85%) Wireless
6 38 (28.79%) IP Telephony
6 38 (28.79%) VPN
7 36 (27.27%) BGP
8 35 (26.52%) TCP/IP
9 34 (25.76%) Telepresence
10 33 (25.00%) SONET
11 32 (24.24%) 3G
12 30 (22.73%) OSPF
13 28 (21.21%) DWDM
14 27 (20.45%) HSRP
15 26 (19.70%) RSVP
16 24 (18.18%) SS7
17 23 (17.42%) ATM
18 20 (15.15%) 4G
18 20 (15.15%) VRRP
General
1 105 (79.55%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.09%) Finance
2 12 (9.09%) Games
3 2 (1.52%) Legal
4 1 (0.76%) Billing
4 1 (0.76%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (27.27%) Designer
2 34 (25.76%) Network Designer
3 22 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
4 20 (15.15%) Design Engineer
5 19 (14.39%) Ericsson Engineer
6 12 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 12 (9.09%) Network Manager
7 10 (7.58%) IP Engineer
8 9 (6.82%) Telecoms Designer
9 8 (6.06%) NOC Engineer
10 7 (5.30%) Consultant
11 6 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
12 5 (3.79%) Account Director
12 5 (3.79%) Presales Consultant
12 5 (3.79%) Switch Engineer
13 4 (3.03%) IP Network Engineer
13 4 (3.03%) Network Analyst
13 4 (3.03%) Senior IP Engineer
13 4 (3.03%) Telecoms Manager
13 4 (3.03%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.09%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.52%) RFC 2547
3 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (30.30%) Data Centre
2 34 (25.76%) Video Conferencing
3 17 (12.88%) Driving Licence
4 8 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.79%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.52%) CCTV
8 1 (0.76%) IPTV
8 1 (0.76%) MPEG
8 1 (0.76%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.52%) Unix
2 1 (0.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (42.42%) Network Design
2 30 (22.73%) Network Architecture
3 26 (19.70%) Presales
4 18 (13.64%) Network Management
5 17 (12.88%) Migration
6 7 (5.30%) Network Planning
7 6 (4.55%) Fault Management
7 6 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 6 (4.55%) Project Management
8 5 (3.79%) Low Latency
8 5 (3.79%) Proprietary Trading
8 5 (3.79%) Service Design
9 4 (3.03%) ITIL
9 4 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (3.03%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.03%) Service Management
10 3 (2.27%) CRM
11 2 (1.52%) Change Management
11 2 (1.52%) DNA
11 2 (1.52%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 62 (46.97%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (25.76%) CCDP
3 27 (20.45%) CCNA
4 25 (18.94%) CCNP
5 14 (10.61%) Degree
6 10 (7.58%) CCSA
6 10 (7.58%) CCSP
6 10 (7.58%) MCSA
6 10 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (5.30%) CCIP
8 2 (1.52%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.52%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.76%) HNC
9 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.76%) PMP
9 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Firmware
2 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Netcool
Vendors
1 68 (51.52%) Cisco
2 46 (34.85%) Juniper
3 36 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 34 (25.76%) Avaya
5 23 (17.42%) Ericsson
6 19 (14.39%) Huawei
6 19 (14.39%) Redback
7 17 (12.88%) Ciena
8 10 (7.58%) CheckPoint
8 10 (7.58%) Nokia
9 8 (6.06%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 7 (5.30%) Remedy
11 3 (2.27%) Tellabs
12 2 (1.52%) VMware
13 1 (0.76%) Brocade
13 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
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