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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - 131
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +9.09%
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
332 271 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.64% 16.63% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 273 217 262
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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