The first table below looks at the demand for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 29 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 Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - 146
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 14
Average salary - - £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £57,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-34.78% +71.64%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
572 519 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.06% 24.61% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 457 344 444
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SDH
East of England

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SDH
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SDH Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

SDH
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) DWDM
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
3 1 (33.33%) DVB
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) MPEG
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) DWDM
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) DVB
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Graduate
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Broadcast Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) MPEG
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco