The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 149 155
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.30% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.16% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Average salary - £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -2.50%
SDH
East of 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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
472 601 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.99% 25.69% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 365 419 434
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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