The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 49 60
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton - 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.01% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £57,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +76.92%
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.50%
SDH
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
58 99 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 16.91% 29.03% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 49 97 103
Average salary £57,000 £37,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.00% -12.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,331 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SDH across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

SDH
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SDH across the Luton region.

SDH Salary Trend in Luton