The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
England / South East
Rank - 437 464
Permanent jobs citing SONET 0 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.099% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.45% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 0 18 4
Median salary - £50,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +45.98%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year - +45.98%  

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 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 2916 4205 4458
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.82% 21.94% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2369 3569 3413
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

SONET
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

SONET
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for SONET in the South East