The table below looks at the statistics for SONET skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SONET over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
UK
Rank 839 919 952
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +33
Permanent jobs citing SONET 7 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.014% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.052% 0.080% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 7
Median salary £75,000 £50,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +35.13%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
- +45.98%

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
13570 17522 19474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.16% 17.14% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11104 14559 15746
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,450 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

SONET
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SONET Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SONET
Salary Trend

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

SONET Salary Trend in the UK

SONET
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SONET over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 within the UK.

SONET Salary Histogram in the UK

SONET
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SONET within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
London +82 5 £75,000 +76.47%
England +80 5 £75,000 +50.00%
Southwark - 4 £75,000 -
West Wales - 2 £50,000 -
Swansea - 2 £50,000 -
Wales - 2 £50,000 -

SONET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing SONET 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 SONET.

1 9 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 5 (55.56%) SDH
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) DWDM
2 5 (55.56%) MPLS
2 5 (55.56%) OSPF
2 5 (55.56%) BGP
2 5 (55.56%) Presales
3 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
3 4 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (44.44%) Change Control
3 4 (44.44%) HSRP
3 4 (44.44%) Multicast
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 4 (44.44%) Coaching
3 4 (44.44%) VRRP
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) Sun
3 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 4 (44.44%) CCDP
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) SNMP
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) IPsec
3 4 (44.44%) VPLS
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing

SONET
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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 5 (55.56%) BGP
2 5 (55.56%) DWDM
2 5 (55.56%) MPLS
2 5 (55.56%) OSPF
2 5 (55.56%) SDH
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) HSRP
3 4 (44.44%) IPsec
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) Multicast
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) SNMP
3 4 (44.44%) VPLS
3 4 (44.44%) VRRP
4 1 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
General
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Presales
2 4 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (44.44%) Change Control
2 4 (44.44%) Coaching
2 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCDP
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Sun
3 1 (11.11%) Riverbed
3 1 (11.11%) VMware