The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 86 105
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.21% 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.83% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £57,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +76.92%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +25.37%
SDH
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
252 241 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.71% 25.37% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 223 226 251
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SDH across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SDH
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SDH across the Bedfordshire region.

SDH Salary Trend in Bedfordshire