The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
UK
Rank 849 937 957
Rank change year-on-year +88 +20  
Permanent jobs citing SONET 11 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.018% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.082% 0.11% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 5
Median salary £75,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +35.13%  

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 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 13439 17873 19512
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.01% 17.29% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10947 14778 15536
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £69,450 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

SONET
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

SONET
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SONET in the UK

SONET
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SONET over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SONET in the UK

SONET
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SONET within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 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 +99 10 £75,000 +50.00%
London +88 10 £75,000 +76.47%
Southwark - 9 £75,000 -
West Wales - 1 £50,000 -
Swansea - 1 £50,000 -
Wales - 1 £50,000 - 1

SONET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing SONET 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 SONET.

1 14 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 10 (71.43%) SDH
2 10 (71.43%) DWDM
2 10 (71.43%) Presales
3 5 (35.71%) MPLS
3 5 (35.71%) OSPF
3 5 (35.71%) BGP
3 5 (35.71%) WAN
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) Sun
4 4 (28.57%) CCNP
4 4 (28.57%) CCDP
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (28.57%) LAN
4 4 (28.57%) VRRP
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) Network Security
4 4 (28.57%) SNMP
4 4 (28.57%) DNS
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) IPsec
4 4 (28.57%) VPLS
4 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (28.57%) Change Control
4 4 (28.57%) HSRP
4 4 (28.57%) Multicast
4 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 4 (28.57%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) Spanning Tree

SONET
Top Related 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 14 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 10 (71.43%) DWDM
2 10 (71.43%) SDH
3 5 (35.71%) BGP
3 5 (35.71%) MPLS
3 5 (35.71%) OSPF
3 5 (35.71%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) DNS
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) HSRP
4 4 (28.57%) IPsec
4 4 (28.57%) LAN
4 4 (28.57%) Multicast
4 4 (28.57%) Network Security
4 4 (28.57%) SNMP
4 4 (28.57%) VPLS
4 4 (28.57%) VRRP
5 1 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
General
1 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Consultant
2 9 (64.29%) Solutions Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Presales
2 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (28.57%) Change Control
2 4 (28.57%) Coaching
2 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCDP
1 4 (28.57%) CCNP
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Sun
3 1 (7.14%) Riverbed
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
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