The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 309 332
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.010% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.073% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +26.31%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
SDH
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
915 1362 2043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.76% 13.90% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 812 1170 1710
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing SDH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SDH
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

SDH Salary Trend in the City of London