The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 561 631 644
Rank change year-on-year +70 +13  
Permanent jobs citing SDH 27 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.080% 0.054% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.34% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 11
Median salary £57,500 £47,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.69% -21.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £64,250 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,750 £50,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -20.50% +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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5307 6696 7655
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.70% 15.80% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4476 5657 6389
Median salary £52,500 £51,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

SDH
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

SDH
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SDH in London

SDH
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDH in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SDH in London

SDH
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDH within the London region over the 3 months to 29 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
Southwark - 9 £75,000 -
City of London +46 3 £50,000 +9.58%
Feltham -3 3 £40,000 -30.43% 1
SDH
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region with a requirement for SDH.

1 57 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 43 (75.44%) MPLS
3 27 (47.37%) Cisco
3 27 (47.37%) Presales
4 25 (43.86%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (40.35%) CCNP
5 23 (40.35%) Telecoms
6 22 (38.60%) DWDM
7 19 (33.33%) WAN
8 18 (31.58%) CCNA
8 18 (31.58%) Degree
9 15 (26.32%) BGP
10 14 (24.56%) Firewall
11 13 (22.81%) OSPF
12 12 (21.05%) EIGRP
12 12 (21.05%) Data Centre
13 11 (19.30%) Games
13 11 (19.30%) Juniper
13 11 (19.30%) VPN
14 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
14 10 (17.54%) CCIP
14 10 (17.54%) SONET
14 10 (17.54%) LAN
14 10 (17.54%) Finance
15 9 (15.79%) VoIP
15 9 (15.79%) CCIE
15 9 (15.79%) French Language
15 9 (15.79%) Italian Language
16 8 (14.04%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (14.04%) Product Management

SDH
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.53%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.51%) MS Office
1 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 57 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 43 (75.44%) MPLS
3 22 (38.60%) DWDM
4 19 (33.33%) WAN
5 15 (26.32%) BGP
6 14 (24.56%) Firewall
7 13 (22.81%) OSPF
8 12 (21.05%) EIGRP
9 11 (19.30%) VPN
10 10 (17.54%) LAN
10 10 (17.54%) SONET
10 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
11 9 (15.79%) VoIP
12 8 (14.04%) 3G
12 8 (14.04%) 802.11
12 8 (14.04%) ADSL
12 8 (14.04%) DSL
12 8 (14.04%) GPRS
12 8 (14.04%) Wireless
12 8 (14.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) MySQL
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (40.35%) Telecoms
2 11 (19.30%) Games
3 10 (17.54%) Finance
4 9 (15.79%) French Language
4 9 (15.79%) Italian Language
5 7 (12.28%) Banking
6 3 (5.26%) Electronics
7 2 (3.51%) Marketing
8 1 (1.75%) German Language
8 1 (1.75%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Consultant
2 10 (17.54%) Technical Consultant
3 9 (15.79%) Solutions Consultant
4 8 (14.04%) Network Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Presales Consultant
6 6 (10.53%) Sales Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Technical Presales Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) Head of IP Transport
8 3 (5.26%) Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Network Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (3.51%) NOC Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Presales Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Sales Consultant
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 2 (3.51%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Technical Sales Consultant
10 1 (1.75%) Cisco Support
10 1 (1.75%) Incident Manager
10 1 (1.75%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
2 1 (1.75%) HTML5
2 1 (1.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.75%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (47.37%) Presales
2 8 (14.04%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (14.04%) Product Management
3 7 (12.28%) ITIL
3 7 (12.28%) Network Design
4 6 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (10.53%) Low Latency
5 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.26%) Network Management
6 3 (5.26%) Physics
6 3 (5.26%) Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (3.51%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.75%) High Availability
8 1 (1.75%) Migration
8 1 (1.75%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.75%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.75%) Scrum
8 1 (1.75%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (43.86%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (40.35%) CCNP
3 18 (31.58%) CCNA
3 18 (31.58%) Degree
4 10 (17.54%) CCIP
5 9 (15.79%) CCIE
6 8 (14.04%) CCNP Voice
6 8 (14.04%) CCSA
7 5 (8.77%) JNCIA
7 5 (8.77%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) MiFID
2 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (47.37%) Cisco
2 11 (19.30%) Juniper
3 8 (14.04%) CheckPoint
3 8 (14.04%) F5
3 8 (14.04%) HP
4 7 (12.28%) VMware
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.75%) Riverbed
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