The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - 52
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
SDH
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
110 69 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 20.91% 13.88% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 94 63 84
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £22,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £49,250 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SDH
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

SDH Salary Trend in Staffordshire