The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 197 213 189
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Permanent jobs citing 2G 33 9 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.61% 0.17% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.07% 0.59% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 24
Average salary £72,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
2G
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
1591 1530 1458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.31% 28.40% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 1101 1161
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

2G
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the Berkshire region.

2G Salary Trend in Berkshire

2G
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2G across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

2G Salary Histogram in Berkshire

2G
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +15 26 £70,000 - 1
Slough -1 2 - -
Newbury -5 1 - - 1
Bracknell - 1 £72,500 -
2G
South East

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing 2G 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 2G.

1 73 (100.00%) 3G
2 62 (84.93%) Telecoms
3 49 (67.12%) LTE
4 43 (58.90%) Wireless
5 38 (52.05%) GSM
6 36 (49.32%) Degree
7 34 (46.58%) Ericsson
7 34 (46.58%) UMTS
8 32 (43.84%) Nokia
9 30 (41.10%) RNC
9 30 (41.10%) WiMAX
9 30 (41.10%) QA
9 30 (41.10%) 4G
10 29 (39.73%) Nortel
11 27 (36.99%) Radio Access Network
12 23 (31.51%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (30.14%) Service Delivery
14 15 (20.55%) SLA
15 14 (19.18%) Huawei
16 10 (13.70%) C
17 8 (10.96%) Network Architecture
17 8 (10.96%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
18 7 (9.59%) Marketing
19 6 (8.22%) Firewall
19 6 (8.22%) Linux
19 6 (8.22%) GGSN
20 5 (6.85%) SIGTRAN
20 5 (6.85%) Product Management
20 5 (6.85%) Information Security
20 5 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 27001

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing 2G 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 2G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 73 (100.00%) 3G
2 49 (67.12%) LTE
3 43 (58.90%) Wireless
4 38 (52.05%) GSM
5 34 (46.58%) UMTS
6 30 (41.10%) RNC
6 30 (41.10%) WiMAX
6 30 (41.10%) 4G
7 27 (36.99%) Radio Access Network
8 6 (8.22%) Firewall
8 6 (8.22%) GGSN
9 5 (6.85%) SIGTRAN
9 5 (6.85%) 2.5G
10 4 (5.48%) VPN
10 4 (5.48%) DMZ
10 4 (5.48%) LAN
10 4 (5.48%) VLAN
11 3 (4.11%) XCAP
11 3 (4.11%) GPRS
11 3 (4.11%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) Big Data
General
1 62 (84.93%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.59%) Marketing
3 4 (5.48%) Finance
3 4 (5.48%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (27.40%) Wireless Engineer
2 18 (24.66%) RAN Engineer
3 15 (20.55%) Consultant
4 9 (12.33%) Site Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Technical Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Network Consultant
6 6 (8.22%) 3G Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Risk Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Technical Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Network Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Solutions Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (2.74%) Design Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Network Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Account Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Network Design Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Network Consultant
8 2 (2.74%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) Linux
2 4 (5.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) Service Delivery
2 8 (10.96%) Network Architecture
3 5 (6.85%) Product Management
3 5 (6.85%) Information Security
3 5 (6.85%) Network Planning
4 4 (5.48%) Security Management
4 4 (5.48%) Mobile Commerce
4 4 (5.48%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (5.48%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (5.48%) Marketing Strategy
5 3 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (4.11%) Use Case
5 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.11%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.74%) Network Design
6 2 (2.74%) OpenUP
6 2 (2.74%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.37%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.37%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.70%) C
2 4 (5.48%) Java
Qualifications
1 36 (49.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) HND
2 1 (1.37%) CISSP
2 1 (1.37%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (41.10%) QA
2 15 (20.55%) SLA
3 5 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 34 (46.58%) Ericsson
2 32 (43.84%) Nokia
3 29 (39.73%) Nortel
4 14 (19.18%) Huawei
5 8 (10.96%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.37%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.37%) Cramer
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Salary: £270 - £300 per day + depending on experience
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