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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - 54
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £20,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.38%
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
55 45 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.98% 9.51% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 41 41 64
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £16,750 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £38,000
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