The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - 155
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.066%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £39,250 £50,500
% change year-on-year
-3.18% -22.27%
SDH
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
371 479 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.13% 12.95% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 242 300 220
Average salary £37,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SDH across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SDH
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SDH across the Scotland region.

SDH Salary Trend in Scotland