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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 844 900 863
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -37
Permanent jobs citing SDH 33 58 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.055% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.33% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 25 46 56
Median salary £40,000 £42,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.43% +0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £80,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary - £48,045 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.04%

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
15619 17585 20636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.20% 16.56% 17.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12652 14530 16617
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,575 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 5 December 2016 within the UK.

SDH Salary Histogram in the UK

SDH
Top 8 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 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
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 +49 33 £40,000 -6.43% 8
London +87 25 £40,000 +11.11% 5
Berkshire +47 8 - - 2
Reading +41 8 - -
South East +29 8 - - 2
Feltham - 4 £37,500 - 1
Brentford - 3 £65,000 -
City of London - 2 £41,500 - 1

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 71 (82.56%) Ethernet
2 69 (80.23%) MPLS
3 49 (56.98%) Telecoms
4 36 (41.86%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (34.88%) CCNA
6 27 (31.40%) CCNP
6 27 (31.40%) Cisco
7 23 (26.74%) Wireless
8 22 (25.58%) WAN
8 22 (25.58%) DWDM
9 21 (24.42%) BGP
10 20 (23.26%) Finance
11 19 (22.09%) Low Latency
11 19 (22.09%) SONET
12 18 (20.93%) Juniper
12 18 (20.93%) Product Management
12 18 (20.93%) Marketing
13 16 (18.60%) VPN
14 14 (16.28%) Network Design
14 14 (16.28%) Hedge funds
14 14 (16.28%) Proprietary Trading
14 14 (16.28%) Resource Allocation
14 14 (16.28%) Creative Problem-Solving
15 13 (15.12%) French Language
15 13 (15.12%) OSPF
16 12 (13.95%) Service Management
16 12 (13.95%) Degree
17 11 (12.79%) EIGRP
17 11 (12.79%) 3G
17 11 (12.79%) CCIP

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 6 (6.98%) OpenStack
2 5 (5.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.81%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.65%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 71 (82.56%) Ethernet
2 69 (80.23%) MPLS
3 23 (26.74%) Wireless
4 22 (25.58%) DWDM
4 22 (25.58%) WAN
5 21 (24.42%) BGP
6 19 (22.09%) SONET
7 16 (18.60%) VPN
8 13 (15.12%) OSPF
9 11 (12.79%) 3G
9 11 (12.79%) EIGRP
9 11 (12.79%) LAN
10 10 (11.63%) 802.11
10 10 (11.63%) ADSL
10 10 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (11.63%) DSL
10 10 (11.63%) Firewall
10 10 (11.63%) GPRS
11 9 (10.47%) TCP/IP
12 8 (9.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) GIS
1 1 (1.16%) MySQL
1 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
General
1 49 (56.98%) Telecoms
2 20 (23.26%) Finance
3 18 (20.93%) Marketing
4 13 (15.12%) French Language
5 10 (11.63%) Games
6 8 (9.30%) Italian Language
7 6 (6.98%) Banking
8 1 (1.16%) German Language
8 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (16.28%) Account Director
2 13 (15.12%) Product Manager
3 11 (12.79%) Network Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Consultant
4 9 (10.47%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (8.14%) NOC Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Network Manager
6 6 (6.98%) Presales Consultant
6 6 (6.98%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Technical Presales Consultant
7 5 (5.81%) Optical Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Telecoms Manager
7 5 (5.81%) Telecoms Product Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 2 (2.33%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (2.33%) Head of IP Transport
10 1 (1.16%) Head of Software Development
10 1 (1.16%) ITIL Incident Manager
10 1 (1.16%) Senior Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.63%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.33%) RFC 2547
3 1 (1.16%) .NET
3 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.16%) CSS
3 1 (1.16%) HTML
3 1 (1.16%) HTML5
3 1 (1.16%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) Hedge funds
2 7 (8.14%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.33%) CCTV
3 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.09%) Low Latency
2 18 (20.93%) Product Management
3 14 (16.28%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 14 (16.28%) Network Design
3 14 (16.28%) Proprietary Trading
3 14 (16.28%) Resource Allocation
4 12 (13.95%) Service Management
5 11 (12.79%) Presales
6 8 (9.30%) ITIL
7 6 (6.98%) Network Architecture
7 6 (6.98%) Network Planning
8 5 (5.81%) ITIL V3
8 5 (5.81%) Service Design
9 4 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (3.49%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.33%) CRM
11 2 (2.33%) Process Management
11 2 (2.33%) Service Delivery
12 1 (1.16%) Change Management
12 1 (1.16%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (41.86%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (34.88%) CCNA
3 27 (31.40%) CCNP
4 12 (13.95%) Degree
5 11 (12.79%) CCIP
6 10 (11.63%) CCSA
7 8 (9.30%) CCIE
8 6 (6.98%) CCSP
8 6 (6.98%) MCSA
8 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (4.65%) CCNP Voice
10 3 (3.49%) JNCIA
10 3 (3.49%) JNCIP
11 2 (2.33%) HNC
12 1 (1.16%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (31.40%) Cisco
2 18 (20.93%) Juniper
3 10 (11.63%) CheckPoint
4 6 (6.98%) Nokia
4 6 (6.98%) VMware
5 5 (5.81%) Ciena
5 5 (5.81%) Huawei
6 4 (4.65%) F5
6 4 (4.65%) HP
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent bonus + extensive benefi
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + great bonus + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 3 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
NPL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Feltham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Oldham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Accenture
Posted: 18 days ago