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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
England / West Midlands
Rank - 210 218
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.12% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.80% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
Median salary - £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +19.04%

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
806 753 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.56% 14.46% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 650 653 718
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £60,000 £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 7 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) CCTV
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) PABX
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) PABX
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CCTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) HND