The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
England / South East
Rank 386 410 400
Rank change year-on-year +24 -10  
Permanent jobs citing SDH 3 48 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.020% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.10% 1.13% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 37 15
Median salary £32,250 £56,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.92% +46.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £40,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £63,000 £70,000
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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2936 4259 4597
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.70% 22.09% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2386 3597 3509
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

SDH
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

SDH
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for SDH in the South East

SDH
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDH within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Berkshire +18 2 £32,250 -35.50%
Buckinghamshire +17 1 - - 1
SDH
England

SDH
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for SDH.

1 10 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (90.00%) Ethernet
2 9 (90.00%) DWDM
3 7 (70.00%) MPLS
3 7 (70.00%) Service Management
3 7 (70.00%) Wireless
3 7 (70.00%) Network Design
3 7 (70.00%) Marketing
3 7 (70.00%) Product Management
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) Nortel
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) Ciena
4 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (10.00%) GSM
5 1 (10.00%) 3G
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (10.00%) LTE

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (90.00%) DWDM
1 9 (90.00%) Ethernet
2 7 (70.00%) MPLS
2 7 (70.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) 3G
3 1 (10.00%) GSM
3 1 (10.00%) LTE
General
1 10 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (70.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Product Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Network Design
1 7 (70.00%) Product Management
1 7 (70.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Ciena
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) Juniper
1 2 (20.00%) Nortel
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Hols
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago