The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - 173
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £50,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-21.50% +49.25%
SDH
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
559 534 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.06% 16.48% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 450 465 510
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SDH across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SDH
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

SDH Salary Trend in the East Midlands