The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 613 629 676
Rank change year-on-year +16 +47  
Permanent jobs citing SONET 3 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.008% 0.037% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.052% 0.23% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 0
Median salary £75,000 £122,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.77% -  
UK excluding London median salary £35,530 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -28.94% -9.09%  

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 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 5787 6445 7263
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.97% 16.09% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4776 5565 6175
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

SONET
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

SONET
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SONET in London

SONET
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SONET in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SONET in London

SONET
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SONET within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
Southwark - 2 £75,000 -
SONET
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 London region with a requirement for SONET.

1 13 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 12 (92.31%) SDH
2 12 (92.31%) DWDM
2 12 (92.31%) Presales
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) OSPF
3 2 (15.38%) BGP
3 2 (15.38%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Nokia
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) WLAN
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) PPP
4 1 (7.69%) RIP
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) ATM
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.69%) WEP
4 1 (7.69%) WPA

SONET
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:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 12 (92.31%) DWDM
2 12 (92.31%) SDH
3 2 (15.38%) BGP
3 2 (15.38%) OSPF
3 2 (15.38%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (7.69%) IGMP
4 1 (7.69%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) WEP
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless Security
4 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
4 1 (7.69%) WPA
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Consultant
2 11 (84.62%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Security Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
1 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Presales
2 1 (7.69%) Client Onboarding
2 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) Arista
2 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.69%) F5
2 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
2 1 (7.69%) Juniper
2 1 (7.69%) Nokia
2 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
2 1 (7.69%) VMware