The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for DWDM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DWDM over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
England / East of England
Rank 239 261 231
Rank change year-on-year +22 -30  
Permanent jobs citing DWDM 8 8 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.13% 0.11% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 0.55% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 11
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +40.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -14.28% +23.52%  

DWDM is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 971 1458 1553
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 16.09% 19.81% 20.79%
Number of salaries quoted 734 1203 1185
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

DWDM
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing DWDM as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DWDM in the East of England

DWDM
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DWDM in the East of England.

Salary trend for DWDM in the East of England

DWDM
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DWDM within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Hertfordshire - 8 £50,000 -
DWDM
England

DWDM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing DWDM 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 East of England region with a requirement for DWDM.

1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (82.35%) MPLS
3 13 (76.47%) CCNP
4 11 (64.71%) BGP
4 11 (64.71%) EIGRP
5 10 (58.82%) Juniper
5 10 (58.82%) Firewall
5 10 (58.82%) Wireless
5 10 (58.82%) WAN
5 10 (58.82%) F5
5 10 (58.82%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (47.06%) FWSM
6 8 (47.06%) Migration
6 8 (47.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (47.06%) LAN
6 8 (47.06%) Frame Relay
7 7 (41.18%) CCIE
7 7 (41.18%) Degree
7 7 (41.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (35.29%) Finance
8 6 (35.29%) High Availability
8 6 (35.29%) Network Management
8 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (35.29%) Riverbed
8 6 (35.29%) HP NNM
8 6 (35.29%) VoIP
8 6 (35.29%) HP
8 6 (35.29%) RIP
8 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP

DWDM
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) MPLS
2 11 (64.71%) BGP
2 11 (64.71%) EIGRP
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (58.82%) Firewall
3 10 (58.82%) WAN
3 10 (58.82%) Wireless
4 8 (47.06%) Frame Relay
4 8 (47.06%) FWSM
4 8 (47.06%) LAN
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (35.29%) HSRP
5 6 (35.29%) NetScaler
5 6 (35.29%) OSPF
5 6 (35.29%) RIP
5 6 (35.29%) SSL
5 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
5 6 (35.29%) VoIP
5 6 (35.29%) VPN
5 6 (35.29%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Network Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Support
2 4 (23.53%) Network Support Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) Support Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) RF Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) RF Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Migration
2 7 (41.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (35.29%) High Availability
3 6 (35.29%) Network Management
4 5 (29.41%) Network Design
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.88%) Fault Management
7 1 (5.88%) Physics
7 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (76.47%) CCNP
3 7 (41.18%) CCIE
3 7 (41.18%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) CCNA
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) F5
2 10 (58.82%) Juniper
3 6 (35.29%) HP
3 6 (35.29%) Riverbed
4 4 (23.53%) Brocade
4 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.88%) Avaya