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

Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 609 652
Rank change year-on-year +17 +43  
Permanent jobs citing SDH 20 35 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.055% 0.087% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.54% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16 35 12
Median salary £60,000 £62,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +44.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £37,700 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £122,500 £60,000
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 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 5854 6467 7109
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.97% 16.15% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4834 5589 6045
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +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 28 June 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 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
Feltham 0 4 £42,000 -20.00%
Teddington - 3 - -
Southwark - 2 £75,000 -
SDH
England

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 London region with a requirement for SDH.

1 37 (78.72%) Ethernet
2 33 (70.21%) MPLS
3 26 (55.32%) DWDM
3 26 (55.32%) Presales
4 16 (34.04%) Degree
5 15 (31.91%) WAN
6 13 (27.66%) Finance
7 12 (25.53%) SONET
8 11 (23.40%) Cisco
8 11 (23.40%) Telecoms
8 11 (23.40%) Firewall
9 10 (21.28%) Games
9 10 (21.28%) VPN
9 10 (21.28%) LAN
9 10 (21.28%) Juniper
9 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
10 9 (19.15%) Over-the-Top Content
10 9 (19.15%) Product Management
10 9 (19.15%) Tektronix
10 9 (19.15%) Broadcast Engineering
10 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
10 9 (19.15%) Network Design
11 8 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (17.02%) CCNP
11 8 (17.02%) Digital Media
12 7 (14.89%) F5
12 7 (14.89%) 802.1X
12 7 (14.89%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (14.89%) tcpdump
12 7 (14.89%) Wireshark

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 4 (8.51%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 37 (78.72%) Ethernet
2 33 (70.21%) MPLS
3 26 (55.32%) DWDM
4 15 (31.91%) WAN
5 12 (25.53%) SONET
6 11 (23.40%) Firewall
7 10 (21.28%) LAN
7 10 (21.28%) VPN
8 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
9 7 (14.89%) 3G
9 7 (14.89%) 802.11
9 7 (14.89%) ADSL
9 7 (14.89%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (14.89%) DSL
9 7 (14.89%) GPRS
9 7 (14.89%) tcpdump
9 7 (14.89%) Wireless
9 7 (14.89%) Wireshark
10 4 (8.51%) VoIP
11 3 (6.38%) xDSL
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 11 (23.40%) Telecoms
3 10 (21.28%) Games
4 3 (6.38%) Electronics
5 2 (4.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Consultant
2 11 (23.40%) Solutions Consultant
3 8 (17.02%) Network Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Sales Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Presales Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Service Manager
6 5 (10.64%) Services Delivery Manager
7 4 (8.51%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 4 (8.51%) Technical Presales Consultant
8 3 (6.38%) Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Digital Media Manager
8 3 (6.38%) Global Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (6.38%) Network Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Broadcast Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Operations Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Presales Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Sales Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
2 9 (19.15%) Over-the-Top Content
3 8 (17.02%) Digital Media
4 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.38%) Driving Licence
5 3 (6.38%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.13%) Streaming Video
6 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Presales
2 9 (19.15%) Broadcast Engineering
2 9 (19.15%) Network Design
2 9 (19.15%) Product Management
3 7 (14.89%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (10.64%) Contract Management
4 5 (10.64%) Escalation Management
4 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
4 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery Management
4 5 (10.64%) Service Management
5 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.51%) Low Latency
6 3 (6.38%) Network Management
6 3 (6.38%) Physics
6 3 (6.38%) Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (4.26%) Fault Management
7 2 (4.26%) High Availability
7 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.13%) Coaching
8 1 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) Degree
2 8 (17.02%) CCNP
2 8 (17.02%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (14.89%) CCNA
3 7 (14.89%) CCNP Voice
3 7 (14.89%) CCSA
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) MiFID
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Cisco
2 10 (21.28%) Juniper
3 9 (19.15%) Tektronix
4 7 (14.89%) CheckPoint
4 7 (14.89%) F5
4 7 (14.89%) HP
5 5 (10.64%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) Riverbed
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