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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 151 -
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.066% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.61% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £50,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-22.27% +50.74%
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
478 327 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.80% 10.73% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 307 219 281
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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