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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
UK
Rank 851 936 939
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +3
Permanent jobs citing SONET 2 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.011% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.014% 0.065% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 7
Median salary £61,250 £50,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% +35.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £37,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £50,000 £43,920
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +35.13%

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
13896 16833 18919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.74% 16.77% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 11342 13974 15358
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SONET over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 within the UK.

SONET Salary Histogram in the UK

SONET
Top 5 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 22 January 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
England +80 1 £72,500 +45.00%
London +60 1 £72,500 +101.38%
Wales - 1 £50,000 - 1
Swansea - 1 £50,000 -
West Wales - 1 £50,000 -

SONET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 5 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Change Control
3 3 (60.00%) HSRP
3 3 (60.00%) Multicast
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (60.00%) Coaching
3 3 (60.00%) Sun
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) CCDP
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) SNMP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) VRRP
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) IPsec
3 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (60.00%) VPLS
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (40.00%) SDH
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) DWDM
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms

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 5 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) HSRP
3 3 (60.00%) IPsec
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) Multicast
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) SNMP
3 3 (60.00%) VPLS
3 3 (60.00%) VRRP
4 2 (40.00%) SDH
5 1 (20.00%) DWDM
5 1 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Account Director
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Hedge funds
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (60.00%) Change Control
1 3 (60.00%) Coaching
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) Product Management
2 1 (20.00%) Proprietary Trading
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Allocation
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCDP
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
South Wales
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
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