Period
to 21 April 2018

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 6 months to 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 536 533 537
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 -9
Permanent jobs citing SDH 15 12 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.047% 0.040% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.20% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 114
South East median annual salary £38,000 £43,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.63% -14.00% +26.58%
10th Percentile £33,250 £31,175 £37,000
90th Percentile £68,000 £60,625 £63,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

SDH is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following 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 or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,398 6,013 8,249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.03% 20.04% 21.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4,147 4,853 6,951
South East median annual salary £42,714 £42,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.50% -1.73% +4.22%
10th Percentile £24,150 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,350 £66,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +4.65%

SDH
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SDH as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDH in the South East over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 21 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 8 £36,000 -
Thames Valley -6 7 £38,000 -11.63%
Buckinghamshire +2 6 £38,000 -
Berkshire -10 1 - -
SDH
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT jobs citing SDH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SDH.

1 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco
3 11 (73.33%) Telecoms
4 8 (53.33%) MPLS
4 8 (53.33%) OSPF
4 8 (53.33%) BGP
4 8 (53.33%) Juniper
4 8 (53.33%) CCNA
5 7 (46.67%) CCNP
6 6 (40.00%) CCIE
6 6 (40.00%) Network Design
6 6 (40.00%) xDSL
6 6 (40.00%) DWDM
7 5 (33.33%) HSRP
7 5 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (33.33%) RFC 2547
7 5 (33.33%) Process Management
7 5 (33.33%) VLAN
7 5 (33.33%) VPLS
7 5 (33.33%) SONET
7 5 (33.33%) Internet
7 5 (33.33%) RSVP
7 5 (33.33%) IPv6
7 5 (33.33%) Ethernet
7 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 4 (26.67%) CCIP
8 4 (26.67%) Nokia
9 3 (20.00%) X.25
9 3 (20.00%) Project Management
9 3 (20.00%) VPN

SDH
Co-occurring 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 8 (53.33%) BGP
1 8 (53.33%) MPLS
1 8 (53.33%) OSPF
2 6 (40.00%) DWDM
2 6 (40.00%) xDSL
3 5 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 5 (33.33%) HSRP
3 5 (33.33%) Internet
3 5 (33.33%) IPv6
3 5 (33.33%) RSVP
3 5 (33.33%) SONET
3 5 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (33.33%) VLAN
3 5 (33.33%) VPLS
4 3 (20.00%) ISDN
4 3 (20.00%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) PSTN
4 3 (20.00%) VoIP
4 3 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 11 (73.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Architect
1 3 (20.00%) Network Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Network Architect
1 3 (20.00%) Network Design Architect
1 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Network Support
1 3 (20.00%) Network Support Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Network Technical Architect
1 3 (20.00%) Senior Architect
1 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Architect
1 3 (20.00%) Senior Technical Architect
1 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Technical Architect
1 3 (20.00%) Technical Design Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Design Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) IP Design Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) IP Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) IP Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Network Design
2 5 (33.33%) Process Management
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Service Design
4 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (53.33%) CCNA
3 7 (46.67%) CCNP
4 6 (40.00%) CCIE
5 4 (26.67%) CCIP
6 3 (20.00%) CCDE
6 3 (20.00%) JNCIP
7 1 (6.67%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) Juniper
3 4 (26.67%) Nokia
4 1 (6.67%) Arqiva