The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 121 -
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.055% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £37,950 -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £39,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.14% +6.00%
SDH
North 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 Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
363 357 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.19% 19.69% 22.74%
Number of salaries quoted 231 259 312
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SDH
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

SDH Salary Trend in Cheshire