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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 176 181
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.080% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.59% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £48,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.63%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
594 511 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.27% 13.67% 14.10%
Number of salaries quoted 485 419 448
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £50,000 £55,500
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