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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 65 73
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.47% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.80% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £42,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.59%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +23.07%
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
73 107 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 14.78% 16.93% 21.61%
Number of salaries quoted 60 87 135
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,000 £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