The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 123 123
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.87% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Average salary - £29,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.58%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
SDH
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
346 343 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.04% 17.01% 13.66%
Number of salaries quoted 304 203 198
Average salary £40,000 £38,800 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% -5.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SDH
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

SDH Salary Trend in Bristol