Period
to 7 December 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fibre Optics in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fibre Optics over the 6 months to 7 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fibre Optics
England > London
6 months to
7 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 687 491 634
Rank change year-on-year -196 +143 +161
Permanent jobs citing Fibre Optics 39 15 98
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.076% 0.068% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.17% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34 13 80
10th Percentile £31,575 £31,250 £32,938
25th Percentile £34,442 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -5.56% +28.57%
75th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.24% +6.25% +6.67%

Fibre Optics is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 22,516 8,705 20,585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.99% 39.31% 38.47%
Number of salaries quoted 14,084 7,431 16,243
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £36,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £86,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £115,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Fibre Optics
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Fibre Optics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Fibre Optics in London

Fibre Optics
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Fibre Optics in London.

Salary trend for Fibre Optics in London

Fibre Optics
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Fibre Optics in London over the 6 months to 7 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Fibre Optics in London

Fibre Optics
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fibre Optics within the London region over the 6 months to 7 December 2021. 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
South London - 7 £31,500 -
East London - 5 £34,000 - 3
Central London -63 3 £44,500 +4.71%
West London - 3 £51,000 - 2
Fibre Optics
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2021, IT jobs citing Fibre Optics 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 London region with a requirement for Fibre Optics.

1 15 (38.46%) MPLS
2 14 (35.90%) Broadcast Engineering
3 13 (33.33%) ScheduALL
3 13 (33.33%) Tektronix
3 13 (33.33%) Over-the-Top Content
3 13 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 13 (33.33%) SDH
4 11 (28.21%) Ethernet
5 10 (25.64%) LAN
5 10 (25.64%) Dell
5 10 (25.64%) Data Centre
5 10 (25.64%) Social Skills
6 9 (23.08%) Juniper
6 9 (23.08%) VPN
7 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
8 7 (17.95%) HTTP
8 7 (17.95%) DNS
8 7 (17.95%) WAN
8 7 (17.95%) DHCP
8 7 (17.95%) JNCIA
8 7 (17.95%) JNCIS
8 7 (17.95%) JNCIP
8 7 (17.95%) Network Architecture
8 7 (17.95%) Network Management
8 7 (17.95%) SolarWinds
9 6 (15.38%) SLA
9 6 (15.38%) Firewall
9 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
9 6 (15.38%) Aerospace
10 5 (12.82%) Telecoms

Fibre Optics
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (33.33%) ScheduALL
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) GCP
1 1 (2.56%) Google Sheets
1 1 (2.56%) Google Workspace
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft 365
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (38.46%) MPLS
2 13 (33.33%) SDH
3 11 (28.21%) Ethernet
4 10 (25.64%) LAN
5 9 (23.08%) VPN
6 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
7 7 (17.95%) DHCP
7 7 (17.95%) DNS
7 7 (17.95%) HTTP
7 7 (17.95%) WAN
8 6 (15.38%) Firewall
9 5 (12.82%) VLAN
10 4 (10.26%) DWDM
11 3 (7.69%) SAN
12 2 (5.13%) Broadband
12 2 (5.13%) Unified Communications
12 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (5.13%) WLAN
13 1 (2.56%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) GIS
General
1 10 (25.64%) Social Skills
2 6 (15.38%) Aerospace
3 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
4 4 (10.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 2 (5.13%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Broadcast Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Fibre Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) Network Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Data Centre Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Principal Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Principal Network Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Broadcast Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Cabling Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Help Desk Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Telecoms Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Solutions Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Telecoms Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Over-the-Top Content
2 10 (25.64%) Data Centre
3 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
1 2 (5.13%) SUSE
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
1 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
1 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Broadcast Engineering
2 13 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 7 (17.95%) Network Architecture
3 7 (17.95%) Network Management
4 3 (7.69%) Facilities Management
4 3 (7.69%) Inventory Management
4 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.13%) Change Control
5 2 (5.13%) Change Management
5 2 (5.13%) Communications Security
5 2 (5.13%) CRM
5 2 (5.13%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.13%) Project Delivery
6 1 (2.56%) Open Source
6 1 (2.56%) Presales
6 1 (2.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C
1 1 (2.56%) C#
1 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) JNCIA
1 7 (17.95%) JNCIP
1 7 (17.95%) JNCIS
2 2 (5.13%) CCDA
2 2 (5.13%) CCNA
2 2 (5.13%) CCNP
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Tektronix
2 10 (25.64%) Dell
3 9 (23.08%) Juniper
4 7 (17.95%) SolarWinds
5 4 (10.26%) HP
5 4 (10.26%) IBM
5 4 (10.26%) Oracle
5 4 (10.26%) Sun
6 3 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco
7 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.13%) VMware
8 1 (2.56%) ADVA
8 1 (2.56%) Arista
8 1 (2.56%) Google
8 1 (2.56%) Mapinfo
8 1 (2.56%) Remedy