The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 175 176
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.053% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.39% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Average salary - £50,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +41.84%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +16.88%
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 Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
616 514 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.65% 13.51% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 513 417 501
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SDH
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

SDH Salary Trend in Manchester