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

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 210 210 204
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs citing 2G 16 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.24% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 0.84% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 9
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £64,000 £55,500
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
1498 1657 1706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.90% 28.19% 32.19%
Number of salaries quoted 948 1120 1266
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 April 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 20 April 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
Newbury - 5 £40,000 -
Slough +12 2 £37,500 +15.38%
Reading -6 2 - - 1
Bracknell - 2 - -
2G
South East

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 57 (100.00%) 3G
2 42 (73.68%) Telecoms
3 38 (66.67%) LTE
4 31 (54.39%) GSM
5 30 (52.63%) Wireless
6 28 (49.12%) Degree
7 27 (47.37%) Radio Access Network
8 26 (45.61%) 4G
8 26 (45.61%) Ericsson
9 24 (42.11%) Nokia
9 24 (42.11%) UMTS
10 22 (38.60%) WiMAX
11 21 (36.84%) RNC
12 19 (33.33%) QA
12 19 (33.33%) Nortel
13 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (22.81%) Service Delivery
15 10 (17.54%) SLA
16 9 (15.79%) Huawei
17 8 (14.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
17 8 (14.04%) Network Architecture
17 8 (14.04%) C
18 6 (10.53%) Linux
19 5 (8.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 5 (8.77%) Information Security
19 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
19 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
19 5 (8.77%) MPLS
20 4 (7.02%) Mobile Commerce
20 4 (7.02%) Firewall

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (1.75%) MTS
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 57 (100.00%) 3G
2 38 (66.67%) LTE
3 31 (54.39%) GSM
4 30 (52.63%) Wireless
5 27 (47.37%) Radio Access Network
6 26 (45.61%) 4G
7 24 (42.11%) UMTS
8 22 (38.60%) WiMAX
9 21 (36.84%) RNC
10 5 (8.77%) MPLS
11 4 (7.02%) VPN
11 4 (7.02%) DMZ
11 4 (7.02%) LAN
11 4 (7.02%) VLAN
11 4 (7.02%) SIGTRAN
11 4 (7.02%) GGSN
11 4 (7.02%) 2.5G
11 4 (7.02%) Firewall
12 3 (5.26%) Ethernet
13 2 (3.51%) HTTP
General
1 42 (73.68%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Marketing
3 2 (3.51%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) RAN Engineer
2 13 (22.81%) Wireless Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Consultant
4 6 (10.53%) 3G Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Site Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Network Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Network Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Risk Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Transmission Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Transmission Planning Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Network Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Principal Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Linux
2 4 (7.02%) UNIX
3 3 (5.26%) Windows
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Service Delivery
2 8 (14.04%) Network Architecture
3 5 (8.77%) Information Security
4 4 (7.02%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (7.02%) Security Management
4 4 (7.02%) Mobile Commerce
4 4 (7.02%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (7.02%) Marketing Strategy
5 3 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (5.26%) Network Planning
6 2 (3.51%) OpenUP
6 2 (3.51%) Product Management
6 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (3.51%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.75%) Business Development
7 1 (1.75%) Time Management
7 1 (1.75%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.75%) Change Management
7 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) C
2 4 (7.02%) Java
3 3 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (49.12%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) MCP
3 1 (1.75%) HND
3 1 (1.75%) CISSP
3 1 (1.75%) CISM
3 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (33.33%) QA
2 10 (17.54%) SLA
3 5 (8.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) Ericsson
2 24 (42.11%) Nokia
3 19 (33.33%) Nortel
4 9 (15.79%) Huawei
5 8 (14.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.02%) Cramer
8 3 (5.26%) Amdocs
9 1 (1.75%) Oracle
9 1 (1.75%) Mapinfo
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