The first table below looks at the demand for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 112 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing SDH 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.33% 0.057% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.16% 0.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -20.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
278 325 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.22% 18.42% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 246 260 214
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SDH
West Midlands

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SDH across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SDH also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SDH.

1 7 (100.00%) HND
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) CCTV
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) Time Management
1 7 (100.00%) PABX

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SDH also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SDH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) PABX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) CCTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) HND
1 7 (100.00%) Degree