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

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
Rank 874 949 981
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +32
Permanent jobs citing SONET 2 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.006% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.013% 0.034% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 7
Median salary £46,250 £36,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.47% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £35,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £37,300 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £37,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -10.71%

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
15337 17646 20459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.11% 16.62% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12446 14570 16479
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 3 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 9 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
West Wales - 2 £46,250 - 1
Wales - 2 £46,250 - 1
Swansea - 2 £46,250 - 1

SONET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) MPLS
2 16 (88.89%) SDH
2 16 (88.89%) Ethernet
3 13 (72.22%) Finance
3 13 (72.22%) Hedge funds
3 13 (72.22%) Low Latency
3 13 (72.22%) Proprietary Trading
3 13 (72.22%) Resource Allocation
3 13 (72.22%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 5 (27.78%) BGP
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
4 5 (27.78%) CCNP
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (16.67%) Juniper
5 3 (16.67%) CCNA
5 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (16.67%) OSPF
5 3 (16.67%) Service Design
5 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (16.67%) HSRP
5 3 (16.67%) VPLS
6 2 (11.11%) Network Security
6 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Firewall
6 2 (11.11%) LAN
6 2 (11.11%) IPsec
6 2 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (11.11%) Multicast
6 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.11%) Coaching

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 18 (100.00%) MPLS
2 16 (88.89%) Ethernet
2 16 (88.89%) SDH
3 5 (27.78%) BGP
4 3 (16.67%) HSRP
4 3 (16.67%) OSPF
4 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) VPLS
5 2 (11.11%) DNS
5 2 (11.11%) Firewall
5 2 (11.11%) IPsec
5 2 (11.11%) LAN
5 2 (11.11%) Multicast
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security
5 2 (11.11%) SNMP
5 2 (11.11%) VRRP
5 2 (11.11%) WAN
6 1 (5.56%) Internet
6 1 (5.56%) IPv6
6 1 (5.56%) RSVP
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Account Director
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Hedge funds
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 13 (72.22%) Low Latency
1 13 (72.22%) Proprietary Trading
1 13 (72.22%) Resource Allocation
2 3 (16.67%) Service Design
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
3 2 (11.11%) Coaching
3 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) Process Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CCNP
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) CCDP
4 1 (5.56%) CCIP
4 1 (5.56%) HNC
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Juniper
3 2 (11.11%) Sun
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