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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - 60
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £50,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-22.00% +49.25%
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
55 110 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.56% 21.11% 13.74%
Number of salaries quoted 50 106 64
Average salary £28,000 £29,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.08% -15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £14,150 £18,000 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £41,000
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