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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 187 199 191
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing 2G 22 15 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.44% 0.27% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 0.90% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 18
Average salary £68,750 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £26,500 £50,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £31,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -31.11%
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
1300 1668 1529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.09% 29.74% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 886 948 1139
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 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +4 6 £45,000 +69.81%
Slough - 5 £40,000 - 1
Newbury +12 2 £40,000 -42.85% 3
2G
South East

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 45 (100.00%) 3G
2 33 (73.33%) 4G
3 26 (57.78%) Telecoms
4 24 (53.33%) LTE
5 18 (40.00%) Ericsson
6 16 (35.56%) Radio Access Network
7 14 (31.11%) GSM
8 13 (28.89%) Wireless
8 13 (28.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 11 (24.44%) Degree
10 10 (22.22%) UMTS
11 9 (20.00%) Amdocs
11 9 (20.00%) MPLS
11 9 (20.00%) SS7
11 9 (20.00%) RNC
12 8 (17.78%) WiMAX
12 8 (17.78%) Network Management
13 7 (15.56%) Nokia
14 6 (13.33%) SMS
14 6 (13.33%) Cramer
14 6 (13.33%) IP Telephony
14 6 (13.33%) Network Security
14 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
14 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
15 5 (11.11%) ION Trading
15 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (11.11%) SQL
15 5 (11.11%) UNIX
15 5 (11.11%) Windows

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) MTS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 45 (100.00%) 3G
2 33 (73.33%) 4G
3 24 (53.33%) LTE
4 16 (35.56%) Radio Access Network
5 14 (31.11%) GSM
6 13 (28.89%) Wireless
7 10 (22.22%) UMTS
8 9 (20.00%) SS7
8 9 (20.00%) MPLS
8 9 (20.00%) RNC
9 8 (17.78%) WiMAX
10 6 (13.33%) Network Security
10 6 (13.33%) IP Telephony
10 6 (13.33%) SMS
11 3 (6.67%) Ethernet
11 3 (6.67%) CDMA
12 1 (2.22%) GPRS
12 1 (2.22%) SDH
12 1 (2.22%) 3GPP
12 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
General
1 26 (57.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (11.11%) Technical Leader
2 4 (8.89%) Network Engineer
2 4 (8.89%) Senior Manager
3 3 (6.67%) Operations Manager
3 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 3 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (6.67%) Wireless Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Transmission Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Transmission Planning Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Technical Account Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Technical Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Account Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Programme Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) Network Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) UNIX
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
1 5 (11.11%) Linux
1 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Network Management
2 4 (8.89%) Project Management
2 4 (8.89%) Network Planning
3 3 (6.67%) Fault Management
3 3 (6.67%) OpenUP
3 3 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (6.67%) Capacity Management
3 3 (6.67%) Software Deployment
3 3 (6.67%) Line Management
4 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (4.44%) Product Management
4 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.44%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.22%) Information Security
5 1 (2.22%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.22%) Network Design
5 1 (2.22%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.22%) Quality Management
5 1 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) Python
2 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.44%) C
3 2 (4.44%) Perl
3 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.44%) F#
4 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) MCP
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.22%) CISM
5 1 (2.22%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.22%) JNCIE
5 1 (2.22%) PhD
5 1 (2.22%) CCIE
5 1 (2.22%) CCNP
5 1 (2.22%) CCDP
5 1 (2.22%) CISSP
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Ericsson
2 13 (28.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 9 (20.00%) Amdocs
4 7 (15.56%) Nokia
5 6 (13.33%) Cramer
6 5 (11.11%) ION Trading
7 3 (6.67%) Remedy
7 3 (6.67%) Oracle
7 3 (6.67%) Nortel
8 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.22%) Juniper
9 1 (2.22%) Cisco
9 1 (2.22%) Huawei
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The People Network
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago