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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 208 172 202
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +30
Permanent jobs citing 2G 16 42 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.74% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.92% 2.72% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 6
Average salary £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-34.44% -
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
1738 1546 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.09% 27.34% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1129 1169
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 -11 8 £26,500 -55.83% 2
Newbury -8 5 £70,000 +29.62% 1
2G
South East

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) 3G
2 29 (93.55%) Telecoms
3 23 (74.19%) 4G
4 19 (61.29%) LTE
5 9 (29.03%) Wireless
5 9 (29.03%) UMTS
5 9 (29.03%) Marketing
6 8 (25.81%) QA
6 8 (25.81%) GSM
6 8 (25.81%) Logistics
7 7 (22.58%) 2.5G
7 7 (22.58%) Digital Media
8 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
9 5 (16.13%) Broadband
9 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (16.13%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (16.13%) Big Data
9 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (16.13%) Performance Engineering
9 5 (16.13%) Product Management
9 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (16.13%) Use Case
10 4 (12.90%) Product Marketing
10 4 (12.90%) Degree
10 4 (12.90%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 4 (12.90%) SS7
10 4 (12.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 4 (12.90%) TIBCO
10 4 (12.90%) UNIX
10 4 (12.90%) HNC

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 31 (100.00%) 3G
2 23 (74.19%) 4G
3 19 (61.29%) LTE
4 9 (29.03%) Wireless
4 9 (29.03%) UMTS
5 8 (25.81%) GSM
6 7 (22.58%) 2.5G
7 5 (16.13%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (16.13%) Broadband
8 4 (12.90%) SS7
9 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
9 2 (6.45%) GPRS
9 2 (6.45%) Internet
9 2 (6.45%) Firewall
10 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (3.23%) IPsec
10 1 (3.23%) SIGTRAN
10 1 (3.23%) GGSN
10 1 (3.23%) SGSN
10 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Big Data
General
1 29 (93.55%) Telecoms
2 9 (29.03%) Marketing
3 3 (9.68%) Electronics
4 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Consultant
2 7 (22.58%) Resourcer
3 5 (16.13%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Service Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.23%) RF Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Programme Director
5 1 (3.23%) Project Director
5 1 (3.23%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Programme Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Digital Media
2 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) UNIX
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Logistics
2 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
3 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (16.13%) Use Case
3 5 (16.13%) Product Management
3 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (16.13%) Performance Engineering
4 4 (12.90%) Product Marketing
5 3 (9.68%) Network Planning
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Service Management
6 2 (6.45%) Change Management
7 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.23%) Network Design
7 1 (3.23%) Process Management
7 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.23%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) HNC
1 4 (12.90%) HND
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.23%) PMP
2 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) NDS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 4 (12.90%) TIBCO
1 4 (12.90%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (6.45%) Huawei
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.23%) F5
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