The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +49.25%
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
275 283 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.77% 16.30% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 213 220 284
Average salary £34,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SDH
North West

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

SDH
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Management

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia