The table below looks at the statistics for 2.5G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2.5G over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2.5G
Rank - 87 -
Permanent jobs citing 2.5G 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.40% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £65,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £65,000 -
% change year-on-year
-59.23% -
2.5G
East of 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 Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
243 258 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.08% 25.65% 24.98%
Number of salaries quoted 217 239 236
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

2.5G
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2.5G across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2.5G Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

2.5G
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2.5G across the Bedfordshire region.

2.5G Salary Trend in Bedfordshire