The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SONET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SONET 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
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
UK / England
Rank 824 923 933
Rank change year-on-year +99 +10  
Permanent jobs citing SONET 10 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.013% 0.020% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.079% 0.11% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 5
Median salary £75,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +35.13%  

SONET 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 12722 16877 18450
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.14% 17.41% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 10405 14076 14810
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 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

SONET
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SONET in England

SONET
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for SONET in England

SONET
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SONET within the 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
London +88 10 £75,000 +76.47%
SONET
UK

SONET
Top 18 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing SONET 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 SONET.

1 10 (100.00%) SDH
1 10 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 10 (100.00%) DWDM
1 10 (100.00%) Presales
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (10.00%) Product Management
2 1 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) OSPF
2 1 (10.00%) BGP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) WAN

SONET
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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) DWDM
1 10 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 10 (100.00%) SDH
2 1 (10.00%) BGP
2 1 (10.00%) MPLS
2 1 (10.00%) OSPF
2 1 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Consultant
2 9 (90.00%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Presales
2 1 (10.00%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (10.00%) VMware