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

Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 133 114
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 6 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.31% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.03% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Median salary - £56,500 £49,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.56%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £50,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 356 581 742
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.59% 29.70% 30.56%
Number of salaries quoted 239 474 399
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,600 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

SDH
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

SDH
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for SDH in Reading

SDH
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 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 Reading region with a requirement for SDH.

1 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (100.00%) DWDM
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) Service Management
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 7 (100.00%) Network Design
1 7 (100.00%) Marketing
1 7 (100.00%) Product Management

SDH
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 7 (100.00%) DWDM
1 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 7 (100.00%) Marketing
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Product Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Network Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Network Design
1 7 (100.00%) Product Management
1 7 (100.00%) Service Management