The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - 233
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
SDH
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1039 1191 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.37% 20.20% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 847 1026 844
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing SDH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SDH
Salary Trend in the South West

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

SDH Salary Trend in the South West

SDH
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing SDH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for SDH.

1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) MVNO

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) MVNO
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management