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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 225 193 219
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +26
Permanent jobs citing 2G 9 32 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% 0.58% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 1.99% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 1
Average salary £29,500 £73,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-60.00% +34.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
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
1354 1608 1549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.27% 28.96% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1097 1055 1113
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 -13 5 £60,000 -14.28%
Newbury +22 3 £28,500 -
Slough +1 2 £60,000 -
2G
South East

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 25 (96.15%) 3G
2 21 (80.77%) Telecoms
3 20 (76.92%) 4G
4 14 (53.85%) LTE
5 10 (38.46%) SMS
6 9 (34.62%) SS7
7 8 (30.77%) MPLS
7 8 (30.77%) Project Management
7 8 (30.77%) Unix
7 8 (30.77%) Linux
7 8 (30.77%) VoIP
7 8 (30.77%) Validation
7 8 (30.77%) Wireless
8 7 (26.92%) Wireshark
8 7 (26.92%) Ericsson
8 7 (26.92%) Nokia
8 7 (26.92%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (23.08%) Presales
9 6 (23.08%) Test Planning
9 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
9 6 (23.08%) SDH
9 6 (23.08%) GPRS
9 6 (23.08%) Huawei
9 6 (23.08%) Electronics
10 5 (19.23%) IPsec
10 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
10 5 (19.23%) Firewall
10 5 (19.23%) SSH
10 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
10 5 (19.23%) SIGTRAN

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 25 (96.15%) 3G
2 20 (76.92%) 4G
3 14 (53.85%) LTE
4 10 (38.46%) SMS
5 9 (34.62%) SS7
6 8 (30.77%) MPLS
6 8 (30.77%) VoIP
6 8 (30.77%) Wireless
7 7 (26.92%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (26.92%) Wireshark
8 6 (23.08%) GPRS
8 6 (23.08%) SDH
9 5 (19.23%) ATM
9 5 (19.23%) Ethernet
9 5 (19.23%) Firewall
9 5 (19.23%) GSM
9 5 (19.23%) HTTPS
9 5 (19.23%) SNMP
9 5 (19.23%) Telnet
9 5 (19.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) GIS
General
1 21 (80.77%) Telecoms
2 6 (23.08%) Electronics
3 4 (15.38%) Billing
4 3 (11.54%) Multimedia
5 2 (7.69%) Finance
6 1 (3.85%) Advertising
6 1 (3.85%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Analyst
1 4 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Architect
2 3 (11.54%) Network Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) OSS Architect
2 3 (11.54%) Technical Tester
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms Manager
2 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Tester
3 2 (7.69%) Graduate
3 2 (7.69%) Graduate Tester
3 2 (7.69%) Junior
3 2 (7.69%) Junior Penetration Tester
3 2 (7.69%) Junior Tester
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Account Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 4 (15.38%) PMI
3 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.85%) BBC
5 1 (3.85%) iDTV
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
1 8 (30.77%) Unix
2 5 (19.23%) Solaris
3 2 (7.69%) Android
3 2 (7.69%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Project Management
1 8 (30.77%) Validation
2 6 (23.08%) Presales
2 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
2 6 (23.08%) Test Planning
3 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
4 4 (15.38%) Test Management
5 3 (11.54%) Business Development
5 3 (11.54%) Line Management
5 3 (11.54%) Network Management
5 3 (11.54%) Network Performance Management
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Management
6 2 (7.69%) Fault Management
6 2 (7.69%) Network Design
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.85%) Information Security
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Product Management
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) C
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) PMI Certification
1 5 (19.23%) PMP
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) APMP
4 1 (3.85%) CCDP
4 1 (3.85%) CCIE
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CISM
4 1 (3.85%) CISSP
4 1 (3.85%) JNCIE
4 1 (3.85%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (11.54%) Netcool
2 3 (11.54%) TeMIP
2 3 (11.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Ericsson
1 7 (26.92%) Nokia
2 6 (23.08%) Huawei
3 5 (19.23%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco
3 5 (19.23%) HP
3 5 (19.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 4 (15.38%) BT
4 4 (15.38%) Cramer
4 4 (15.38%) ZTE
5 3 (11.54%) Amdocs
5 3 (11.54%) BMC
5 3 (11.54%) IBM
5 3 (11.54%) Infovista
5 3 (11.54%) ION Trading
5 3 (11.54%) Remedy
5 3 (11.54%) Telcordia
5 3 (11.54%) TIBCO
6 2 (7.69%) Symbian
7 1 (3.85%) Juniper