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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
England / West Midlands
Rank - 229 -
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.17% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 0
Median salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-33.00% +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
737 866 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.91% 14.61% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 615 714 692
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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