The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 70 62
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.14% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £42,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -37.03%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
SDH
South 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 Somerset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
92 88 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 12.11% 13.92% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 88 75 78
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £25,540
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SDH
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

SDH Salary Trend in Somerset