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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 173 180
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.21% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +23.07%
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
616 494 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.74% 13.16% 16.19%
Number of salaries quoted 513 434 571
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,100 £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