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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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 £40,000 £42,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.38%
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
42 91 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.88% 16.58% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 76 56
Average salary £28,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £51,125 £40,500
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