The table below looks at the statistics for 2.5G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2.5G over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2.5G
Rank - 218 -
Permanent jobs citing 2.5G 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.11% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £26,500 -
UK excluding London average salary - £26,500 £56,250
% change year-on-year
- -52.88%
2.5G
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1312 1686 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.14% 29.89% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 894 949 1138
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

2.5G
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

2.5G Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

2.5G
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

2.5G Salary Trend in Berkshire

2.5G
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing 2.5G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 2.5G.

1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Packet Switching
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) NetHawk
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) GGSN
1 2 (100.00%) SGSN
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) LTE

2.5G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing 2.5G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 2.5G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Packet Switching
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) GGSN
1 2 (100.00%) SGSN
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) NetHawk