The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 135 - 123
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SDH 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.25% - 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.81% - 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Median salary £50,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £36,035 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+38.75% -8.77%
SDH
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
332 322 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.09% 17.45% 13.74%
Number of salaries quoted 251 272 240
Median salary £45,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,325 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing SDH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SDH
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

SDH Salary Trend in Birmingham

SDH
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing SDH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SDH.

1 17 (100.00%) ATM
1 17 (100.00%) Packet Switching
1 17 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 17 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 17 (100.00%) VPN
1 17 (100.00%) Juniper
1 17 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 17 (100.00%) 3G
1 17 (100.00%) SONET
1 17 (100.00%) MPLS
1 17 (100.00%) OSPF
1 17 (100.00%) BGP
1 17 (100.00%) RSVP
1 17 (100.00%) SS7
1 17 (100.00%) VRRP
1 17 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 17 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 17 (100.00%) Redback
1 17 (100.00%) Network Design
1 17 (100.00%) GGSN
1 17 (100.00%) SGSN
1 17 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 17 (100.00%) 4G
1 17 (100.00%) HSRP
1 17 (100.00%) VoLTE
1 17 (100.00%) VoWiFi

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 17 (100.00%) 3G
1 17 (100.00%) 4G
1 17 (100.00%) ATM
1 17 (100.00%) BGP
1 17 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 17 (100.00%) Frame Relay
1 17 (100.00%) GGSN
1 17 (100.00%) HSRP
1 17 (100.00%) MPLS
1 17 (100.00%) OSPF
1 17 (100.00%) Packet Switching
1 17 (100.00%) RSVP
1 17 (100.00%) SGSN
1 17 (100.00%) SONET
1 17 (100.00%) SS7
1 17 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 17 (100.00%) VoLTE
1 17 (100.00%) VoWiFi
1 17 (100.00%) VPN
1 17 (100.00%) VRRP
General
1 17 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 17 (100.00%) Ericsson Engineer
1 17 (100.00%) Implementation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 17 (100.00%) Network Design
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 17 (100.00%) Juniper
1 17 (100.00%) Redback