The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for DWDM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DWDM over the 6 months to 9 December 2023 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.
|6 months to
9 Dec 2023
|Same period 2022||Same period 2021|
|Rank change year-on-year||+319||-11||-295|
|Permanent jobs citing DWDM||3||33||36|
|As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK||0.006%||0.027%||0.028%|
|As % of the Communications & Networking category||0.038%||0.22%||0.22%|
|Number of salaries quoted||1||28||26|
|Median annual salary (50th Percentile)||£42,500||£46,000||£44,500|
|Median % change year-on-year||-7.61%||+3.37%||-34.07%|
|UK excluding London median annual salary||-||£50,000||£55,000|
|% change year-on-year||-||-9.09%||-18.52%|
DWDM 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.
|Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills||7,927||15,194||16,509|
|As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK||15.20%||12.40%||12.93%|
|Number of salaries quoted||6,195||10,339||11,513|
|Median annual salary (50th Percentile)||£50,000||£52,500||£50,000|
|Median % change year-on-year||-4.76%||+5.00%||-|
|UK excluding London median annual salary||£45,000||£46,000||£45,000|
|% change year-on-year||-2.17%||+2.22%||-|
Job Vacancy Trend
Job postings citing DWDM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.
3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DWDM.
Top 3 Job Locations
The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DWDM within the UK over the 6 months to 9 December 2023. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.
on Same Period
IT Job Ads
Past 6 Months
on Same Period
|Work from Home||+259||3||£42,500||+6.25%||5|
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category
The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories: