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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 153 -
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.13% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +25.37%
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
479 334 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.20% 10.80% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 300 226 269
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,650 £22,743
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,000 £56,750
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