The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for GPON skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GPON over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gigabit-Capable Passive Optical Network (G-PON)
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 866 923 974
Rank change year-on-year +57 +51  
Permanent jobs citing GPON 8 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.010% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.056% 0.061% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 9
Median salary £46,250 £63,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.45% +70.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £48,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £96,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £90,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year -48.61% +118.18%  

GPON 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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14409 16452 19238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.11% 16.95% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11742 13680 15693
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

GPON
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing GPON as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for GPON in the UK

GPON
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for GPON in the UK

GPON
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPON within the UK 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
England +36 8 £46,250 -27.45%
South East +61 4 £52,500 -41.66%
Berkshire +20 4 £52,500 -41.66%
Bristol - 4 £45,000 -
South West - 4 £45,000 -
Reading +19 3 £52,500 -41.66%

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing GPON also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GPON.

1 10 (90.91%) Project Management
2 9 (81.82%) Presales
3 6 (54.55%) IPTV
3 6 (54.55%) Multicast
3 6 (54.55%) ADSL
3 6 (54.55%) VoIP
3 6 (54.55%) Wireless
3 6 (54.55%) VDSL
3 6 (54.55%) Network Design
4 4 (36.36%) Ruckus Wireless
4 4 (36.36%) Extreme Networks
4 4 (36.36%) Ubiquiti
4 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
4 4 (36.36%) DSLAM
4 4 (36.36%) 3Com
4 4 (36.36%) Juniper
4 4 (36.36%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) DWDM
6 1 (9.09%) CCDA
6 1 (9.09%) CCDP
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (9.09%) WAN
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Broadband
6 1 (9.09%) LAN
6 1 (9.09%) SDH
6 1 (9.09%) eTOM

GPON
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (54.55%) ADSL
1 6 (54.55%) Multicast
1 6 (54.55%) VDSL
1 6 (54.55%) VoIP
1 6 (54.55%) Wireless
2 4 (36.36%) DSLAM
3 1 (9.09%) Broadband
3 1 (9.09%) DWDM
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) SDH
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
1 5 (45.45%) Presales Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) VoIP Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Network Planner
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Products Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Product Support
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Project Management
2 9 (81.82%) Presales
3 6 (54.55%) Network Design
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) eTOM
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCDA
1 1 (9.09%) CCDP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) 3Com
1 4 (36.36%) Extreme Networks
1 4 (36.36%) HP
1 4 (36.36%) Juniper
1 4 (36.36%) Ruckus Wireless
1 4 (36.36%) Ubiquiti
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Virgin Media