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

Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 378 407 477
Rank change year-on-year +29 +70  
Permanent jobs citing SDH 2 35 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.014% 0.19% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.072% 0.96% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 32 2
Median salary £56,250 £50,000 £34,535
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +44.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £33,000 £31,707
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £62,750 £37,362
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 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 2780 3652 4540
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.91% 20.04% 21.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2232 2977 3545
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 26 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
Berkshire +9 1 £52,500 -0.94%
Oxfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
SDH
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for SDH.

1 4 (80.00%) DWDM
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Nortel
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Ciena
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Advertising
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Mitel
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design
4 1 (20.00%) Network Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) eTOM
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) LTE
4 1 (20.00%) SaaS
4 1 (20.00%) GPON
4 1 (20.00%) APMP
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) DSLAM
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DWDM
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) 3G
3 1 (20.00%) DSLAM
3 1 (20.00%) GPON
3 1 (20.00%) GSM
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) LTE
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Contracts Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Head of Projects
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) eTOM
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) APMP
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Ciena
2 2 (40.00%) Nortel
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) Mitel
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