The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SDH skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
UK / England
Rank 813 862 817
Rank change year-on-year +49 -45  
Permanent jobs citing SDH 30 70 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.038% 0.072% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.41% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 27 58 41
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £63,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £50,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +28.20%  

SDH 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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12806 16873 18757
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.12% 17.41% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10478 14074 15073
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

SDH
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SDH in England

SDH
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for SDH in England

SDH
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDH in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SDH in England

SDH
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDH within the England region over the 3 months to 27 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
London +80 25 £57,500 +21.69% 1
South East +24 3 £32,250 -42.92% 2
Yorkshire +9 2 £48,500 -3.00%
North West - 1 £37,500 - 2
SDH
UK

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 England region with a requirement for SDH.

1 65 (97.01%) Ethernet
2 49 (73.13%) MPLS
3 34 (50.75%) Telecoms
4 29 (43.28%) DWDM
4 29 (43.28%) Cisco
5 27 (40.30%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (37.31%) Presales
7 23 (34.33%) CCNP
8 20 (29.85%) CCNA
8 20 (29.85%) WAN
9 18 (26.87%) Degree
10 16 (23.88%) BGP
11 15 (22.39%) Wireless
12 14 (20.90%) Firewall
12 14 (20.90%) OSPF
12 14 (20.90%) Product Management
12 14 (20.90%) Data Centre
13 13 (19.40%) Network Design
14 12 (17.91%) EIGRP
14 12 (17.91%) Juniper
15 11 (16.42%) VPN
15 11 (16.42%) LAN
15 11 (16.42%) Games
16 10 (14.93%) Finance
16 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
16 10 (14.93%) CCIP
16 10 (14.93%) SONET
17 9 (13.43%) CCIE
17 9 (13.43%) 3G
17 9 (13.43%) VoIP

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.96%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.99%) MS Office
1 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 65 (97.01%) Ethernet
2 49 (73.13%) MPLS
3 29 (43.28%) DWDM
4 20 (29.85%) WAN
5 16 (23.88%) BGP
6 15 (22.39%) Wireless
7 14 (20.90%) Firewall
7 14 (20.90%) OSPF
8 12 (17.91%) EIGRP
9 11 (16.42%) LAN
9 11 (16.42%) VPN
10 10 (14.93%) SONET
10 10 (14.93%) TCP/IP
11 9 (13.43%) 3G
11 9 (13.43%) VoIP
12 8 (11.94%) 802.11
12 8 (11.94%) ADSL
12 8 (11.94%) DSL
12 8 (11.94%) GPRS
12 8 (11.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) MySQL
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (50.75%) Telecoms
2 11 (16.42%) Games
3 10 (14.93%) Finance
4 9 (13.43%) French Language
4 9 (13.43%) Italian Language
4 9 (13.43%) Marketing
5 7 (10.45%) Banking
6 3 (4.48%) Electronics
7 1 (1.49%) German Language
7 1 (1.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Consultant
2 10 (14.93%) Technical Consultant
3 9 (13.43%) Network Engineer
3 9 (13.43%) Solutions Consultant
4 7 (10.45%) Presales Consultant
5 6 (8.96%) Technical Presales Consultant
6 5 (7.46%) Sales Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Head of IP Transport
8 3 (4.48%) Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Network Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Product Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (2.99%) Network Manager
9 2 (2.99%) NOC Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Sales Consultant
9 2 (2.99%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 2 (2.99%) Technical Sales Consultant
10 1 (1.49%) Cloud Consultant
10 1 (1.49%) Head of Software Development
10 1 (1.49%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.49%) CSS
2 1 (1.49%) HTML
2 1 (1.49%) HTML5
2 1 (1.49%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.48%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.48%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.49%) CCTV
4 1 (1.49%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.31%) Presales
2 14 (20.90%) Product Management
3 13 (19.40%) Network Design
4 8 (11.94%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (10.45%) ITIL
5 7 (10.45%) Service Management
6 6 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.96%) Low Latency
7 5 (7.46%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.48%) Network Management
8 3 (4.48%) Physics
8 3 (4.48%) Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (2.99%) ITIL V3
10 1 (1.49%) Business Development
10 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (1.49%) High Availability
10 1 (1.49%) Network Planning
10 1 (1.49%) Performance Management
10 1 (1.49%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (1.49%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (40.30%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (34.33%) CCNP
3 20 (29.85%) CCNA
4 18 (26.87%) Degree
5 10 (14.93%) CCIP
6 9 (13.43%) CCIE
7 8 (11.94%) CCNP Voice
7 8 (11.94%) CCSA
8 5 (7.46%) JNCIA
8 5 (7.46%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.49%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (1.49%) HNC
9 1 (1.49%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) MiFID
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 29 (43.28%) Cisco
2 12 (17.91%) Juniper
3 8 (11.94%) CheckPoint
3 8 (11.94%) F5
3 8 (11.94%) HP
4 7 (10.45%) VMware
5 2 (2.99%) Ciena
5 2 (2.99%) Nortel
6 1 (1.49%) EMC
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.49%) Riverbed
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