Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Gigabit-Capable Passive Optical Network (G-PON)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1203 1216 1304
Rank change year-on-year +13 +88 +4
Permanent jobs citing GPON 8 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.003% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.028% 0.019% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 17
UK median annual salary £23,500 £110,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -78.64% +131.58% +35.71%
10th Percentile £22,600 £105,000 £39,250
90th Percentile £24,400 £115,000 £51,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £23,500 £110,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -78.64% +131.58% -

GPON 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.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 28197 32099 36357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.65% 16.96% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22815 26256 30085
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GPON
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GPON as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 4 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
England +46 6 - -
London +9 6 - -
UK excluding London +50 2 £23,500 -78.64%
Wales - 2 £23,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Network Design
2 6 (75.00%) Network Planning
2 6 (75.00%) Statistics
2 6 (75.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Management
2 6 (75.00%) NEBOSH
2 6 (75.00%) C
2 6 (75.00%) SDH
2 6 (75.00%) ISO 9001
2 6 (75.00%) DWDM
2 6 (75.00%) Mapinfo
2 6 (75.00%) GIS
2 6 (75.00%) ESRI
2 6 (75.00%) Smallworld
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) RSVP
3 2 (25.00%) VRRP
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (25.00%) SNMP
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Broadband
3 2 (25.00%) 802.11
3 2 (25.00%) 802.1X

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) Smallworld
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DWDM
1 6 (75.00%) SDH
2 2 (25.00%) 802.11
2 2 (25.00%) BGP
2 2 (25.00%) Broadband
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (25.00%) MPLS
2 2 (25.00%) OSPF
2 2 (25.00%) RSVP
2 2 (25.00%) SNMP
2 2 (25.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) GIS
General
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 6 (75.00%) Planning Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Network Design
1 6 (75.00%) Network Planning
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Management
1 6 (75.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) ISO 9001
1 6 (75.00%) NEBOSH
1 6 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) ESRI
1 6 (75.00%) Mapinfo
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft