Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 158 183
Rank change year-on-year +2 +25 +2
Permanent jobs citing SDH 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.20% 0.036% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 0.19% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £38,000 - -
South East median annual salary £38,000 £43,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -11.63% -14.00% +26.58%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 581 518 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 19.76% 18.77% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 407 405 567
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -3.41% +4.76%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £42,714 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year +0.50% -1.73% +4.22%

SDH
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SDH in Buckinghamshire

SDH
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for SDH in Buckinghamshire

SDH
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDH in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for SDH in Buckinghamshire

SDH
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDH within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 21 April 2018. 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
High Wycombe - 3 £38,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £80,000 -
SDH
South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT jobs citing SDH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for SDH.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) CCIE
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) DWDM
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (50.00%) X.25
2 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (50.00%) Frame Relay
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) ATM
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) WLAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 3 (50.00%) Network Design
2 3 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 3 (50.00%) CCDE
2 3 (50.00%) xDSL
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms

SDH
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (50.00%) ATM
1 3 (50.00%) BGP
1 3 (50.00%) DWDM
1 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (50.00%) Frame Relay
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) MPLS
1 3 (50.00%) OSPF
1 3 (50.00%) VoIP
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (50.00%) WLAN
1 3 (50.00%) X.25
1 3 (50.00%) xDSL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Network Support
1 3 (50.00%) Network Support Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Network Technical Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Network Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Technical Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Design Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 3 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCDE
2 3 (50.00%) CCIE
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper