The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for SDH skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 230 -
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.23% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.48% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 0
Median salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £50,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +28.20%  

SDH is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 729 944 777
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.18% 15.31% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 598 752 666
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +15.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £60,000 £59,700
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

SDH
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing SDH as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SDH 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for SDH in the West Midlands