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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 188 184
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.083% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.51% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 7
Average salary - £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -2.50%
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
504 591 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.59% 16.34% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 435 468 449
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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