The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 176 187
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.092% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.58% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Median salary - £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £36,035 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+38.75% -8.77%
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
500 517 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.75% 15.81% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 433 423 453
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing SDH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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