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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
London / City of London
Rank 224 253 322
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +69
Permanent jobs citing SDH 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.099% 0.029% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 0.20% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Median salary £50,000 £45,625 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +14.06%
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-33.00% +25.00%

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
859 1024 2003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.09% 15.04% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 804 912 1691
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -1.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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

SDH
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing SDH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SDH.

1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) OpenStack
2 5 (71.43%) Low Latency
2 5 (71.43%) Presales
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) MS Visio

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) OpenStack
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Presales Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Presales Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (71.43%) Low Latency
1 5 (71.43%) Presales
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware