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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 242 241
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.034% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.18% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
1054 1109 1025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.52% 18.83% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 884 979 874
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 27 September 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