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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 176 184
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.26% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.96% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £46,750 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +39.55%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +19.40%
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
610 509 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.75% 13.37% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 485 434 531
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
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