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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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 £34,000 £39,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-13.92% -14.59%
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
284 300 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.52% 17.34% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 196 229 257
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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