The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - 221 235
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.059% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.37% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.50%
UK excluding London median salary - £48,045 £42,250
% change year-on-year
- +13.71%
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
928 808 943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.87% 15.81% 16.66%
Number of salaries quoted 730 707 816
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £57,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing SDH as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SDH
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

SDH Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SDH
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SDH.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) CCTV
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) PABX
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) HND
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) PABX
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) CCTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) HND