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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £50,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-22.27% +50.74%
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
89 94 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.59% 14.22% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 80 84 70
Average salary £29,750 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.46% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
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