The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 217 223
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.076% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.44% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
SDH
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
999 918 1148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 21.54% 17.39% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 877 732 935
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SDH
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

SDH Salary Trend in Surrey

SDH
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey region citing SDH also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SDH.

1 3 (100.00%) SMS
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) DWDM
1 3 (100.00%) Huawei
2 2 (66.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 2 (66.67%) SONET
2 2 (66.67%) DNA
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey region citing SDH also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SDH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SMS
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) DWDM
2 2 (66.67%) SONET
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) NOC Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DNA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Huawei
2 2 (66.67%) Alcatel-Lucent