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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 115 137
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.062% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.36% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +23.07%
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
331 274 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.67% 17.09% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 278 249 288
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +30.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £52,500
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