Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SDH skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SDH over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 286 327
Rank change year-on-year +34 +41 -44
Permanent jobs citing SDH 3 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.048% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.51% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 13
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 - £42,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.92%

SDH is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1320 2176 2670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 21.08% 24.99% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 1566 1993
Berkshire median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +6.63%

SDH
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SDH as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SDH in Berkshire

SDH
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for SDH in Berkshire

SDH
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDH within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +35 2 £52,500 -
SDH
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SDH.

1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) IPv6
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) RSVP
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) ISDN
2 2 (66.67%) PSTN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Ethereal
2 2 (66.67%) VPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) GLBP
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) RFC 2547
3 1 (33.33%) Extreme Networks

SDH
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) IPv6
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Ethereal
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) ISDN
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) PSTN
2 2 (66.67%) RSVP
2 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) VPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) SONET
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Provisioning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) HND
2 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Arista
3 1 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) HP