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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 841 842 927
Rank change year-on-year +1 +85  
Permanent jobs citing SDH 24 72 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.029% 0.078% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.46% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21 75 19
Median salary £57,500 £53,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.49% +41.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £33,000 £31,850
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £146,250 £62,100
UK excluding London median salary £35,530 £50,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -28.94% +47.05%  

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 13674 15681 17859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.37% 16.97% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 34087 39672 43359
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SDH
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +17 20 £60,000 -4.00% 1
South East +12 2 £56,250 +12.50%
North of England -6 2 £37,500 -25.00%
Midlands +11 1 £32,500 -35.00%
West Midlands +9 1 £32,500 -35.00%
Yorkshire +3 1 £40,000 -20.00%
North West - 1 £37,500 -
SDH
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 41 (73.21%) Ethernet
2 35 (62.50%) MPLS
3 31 (55.36%) DWDM
4 26 (46.43%) Presales
5 19 (33.93%) WAN
5 19 (33.93%) Telecoms
6 16 (28.57%) Degree
7 15 (26.79%) Cisco
8 14 (25.00%) LAN
9 13 (23.21%) Juniper
9 13 (23.21%) Finance
9 13 (23.21%) Data Centre
10 12 (21.43%) SONET
11 11 (19.64%) Firewall
12 10 (17.86%) Network Design
12 10 (17.86%) Games
12 10 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
12 10 (17.86%) VPN
13 9 (16.07%) CCNA
13 9 (16.07%) Product Management
13 9 (16.07%) Tektronix
13 9 (16.07%) Over-the-Top Content
13 9 (16.07%) Broadcast Engineering
14 8 (14.29%) Digital Media
14 8 (14.29%) CCNP
14 8 (14.29%) 3G
15 7 (12.50%) 802.11
15 7 (12.50%) CheckPoint
15 7 (12.50%) HP

SDH
Co-occurring 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 4 (7.14%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (73.21%) Ethernet
2 35 (62.50%) MPLS
3 31 (55.36%) DWDM
4 19 (33.93%) WAN
5 14 (25.00%) LAN
6 12 (21.43%) SONET
7 11 (19.64%) Firewall
8 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
8 10 (17.86%) VPN
9 8 (14.29%) 3G
10 7 (12.50%) 802.11
10 7 (12.50%) ADSL
10 7 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (12.50%) DSL
10 7 (12.50%) GPRS
10 7 (12.50%) tcpdump
10 7 (12.50%) Wireless
10 7 (12.50%) Wireshark
11 5 (8.93%) VoIP
12 4 (7.14%) OSPF
General
1 19 (33.93%) Telecoms
2 13 (23.21%) Finance
3 10 (17.86%) Games
4 3 (5.36%) Electronics
5 2 (3.57%) Marketing
6 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Consultant
2 11 (19.64%) Solutions Consultant
3 10 (17.86%) Network Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Sales Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) Presales Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) Service Manager
6 5 (8.93%) Services Delivery Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Technical Presales Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Digital Media Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Global Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Network Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (3.57%) IP Network Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Operations Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Presales Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.07%) Over-the-Top Content
3 8 (14.29%) Digital Media
4 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.36%) Driving Licence
5 3 (5.36%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.57%) CCTV
7 1 (1.79%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Presales
2 10 (17.86%) Network Design
3 9 (16.07%) Broadcast Engineering
3 9 (16.07%) Product Management
4 7 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (8.93%) Contract Management
5 5 (8.93%) Escalation Management
5 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery Management
5 5 (8.93%) Service Management
6 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.14%) Low Latency
6 4 (7.14%) Network Management
7 3 (5.36%) Physics
7 3 (5.36%) Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (5.36%) Project Management
8 2 (3.57%) Fault Management
8 2 (3.57%) High Availability
8 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Degree
2 10 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (16.07%) CCNA
4 8 (14.29%) CCNP
5 7 (12.50%) CCNP Voice
5 7 (12.50%) CCSA
6 1 (1.79%) APMP
6 1 (1.79%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.79%) HNC
6 1 (1.79%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) MiFID
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Cisco
2 13 (23.21%) Juniper
3 9 (16.07%) Tektronix
4 7 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 7 (12.50%) F5
4 7 (12.50%) HP
5 5 (8.93%) VMware
6 2 (3.57%) Ciena
6 2 (3.57%) Nortel
7 1 (1.79%) Avaya
7 1 (1.79%) EMC
7 1 (1.79%) Mitel
7 1 (1.79%) Riverbed
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