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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 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 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +25.37%
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
53 101 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.62% 17.78% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 47 91 58
Average salary £28,000 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £18,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
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