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 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 - - 64
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
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
109 87 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.08% 14.55% 19.18%
Number of salaries quoted 96 80 106
Average salary £35,500 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.51% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £50,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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