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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - 56
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - - 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 10
Average salary - - £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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
64 95 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 11.53% 13.89% 19.30%
Number of salaries quoted 52 75 117
Average salary £35,000 £32,853 £38,327
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.53% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,200 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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