The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - 56
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £20,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +23.07%
SDH
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
54 45 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.71% 9.68% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 42 44 62
Average salary £42,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SDH
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

SDH Salary Trend in Lancashire