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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £37,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -30.23%
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
79 50 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.39% 10.73% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 78 46 108
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £16,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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