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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - 160
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 10
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,750 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.90%
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
530 454 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.42% 24.27% 22.01%
Number of salaries quoted 422 262 535
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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