The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 69 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing SDH 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.31% 0.47% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.50% 1.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
SDH
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
133 162 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 20.52% 25.39% 22.91%
Number of salaries quoted 118 111 120
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SDH
Salary Trend in Slough

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

SDH Salary Trend in Slough

SDH
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Slough region citing SDH also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SDH.

1 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 7 (100.00%) DWDM
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
2 5 (71.43%) Business Development
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) ATM
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Network Management
3 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Slough region citing SDH also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SDH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DWDM
1 7 (100.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (28.57%) ATM
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
General
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Communications Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Designer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Business Development
1 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree