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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 160 219 199
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -20
Permanent jobs citing 2G 58 14 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.01% 0.24% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.21% 0.80% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 15
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -11.11%
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
1807 1748 1476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.31% 29.71% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1081 1198 1156
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +34 48 £57,500 +4.54%
Slough -4 4 £57,500 -
Windsor - 2 £57,500 -
Bracknell - 2 £72,500 - 1
2G
South East

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 77 (100.00%) 3G
2 66 (85.71%) Telecoms
3 52 (67.53%) LTE
4 46 (59.74%) Wireless
5 37 (48.05%) 4G
6 34 (44.16%) Degree
6 34 (44.16%) QA
6 34 (44.16%) GSM
7 31 (40.26%) UMTS
7 31 (40.26%) Ericsson
8 30 (38.96%) Nokia
9 27 (35.06%) Nortel
9 27 (35.06%) WiMAX
9 27 (35.06%) RNC
10 26 (33.77%) Radio Access Network
11 22 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (27.27%) Service Delivery
13 14 (18.18%) SLA
14 13 (16.88%) Huawei
15 10 (12.99%) 2.5G
16 9 (11.69%) Marketing
17 8 (10.39%) C
18 7 (9.09%) Network Architecture
18 7 (9.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
18 7 (9.09%) Digital Media
18 7 (9.09%) Product Management
18 7 (9.09%) Logistics
19 5 (6.49%) GGSN
19 5 (6.49%) Use Case
19 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Software

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 77 (100.00%) 3G
2 52 (67.53%) LTE
3 46 (59.74%) Wireless
4 37 (48.05%) 4G
5 34 (44.16%) GSM
6 31 (40.26%) UMTS
7 27 (35.06%) WiMAX
7 27 (35.06%) RNC
8 26 (33.77%) Radio Access Network
9 10 (12.99%) 2.5G
10 5 (6.49%) Firewall
10 5 (6.49%) GGSN
11 4 (5.19%) SIGTRAN
12 3 (3.90%) XCAP
12 3 (3.90%) VLAN
12 3 (3.90%) LAN
12 3 (3.90%) Broadband
12 3 (3.90%) HTTP
12 3 (3.90%) VPN
12 3 (3.90%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) Big Data
General
1 66 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.69%) Marketing
3 4 (5.19%) Electronics
3 4 (5.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (24.68%) Wireless Engineer
2 16 (20.78%) RAN Engineer
2 16 (20.78%) Consultant
3 9 (11.69%) Site Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Resourcer
4 7 (9.09%) Network Consultant
4 7 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) 3G Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Solutions Consultant
6 3 (3.90%) Network Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Technical Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (2.60%) Design Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (2.60%) Network Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) Account Manager
7 2 (2.60%) Business Consultant
7 2 (2.60%) Principal Consultant
7 2 (2.60%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.49%) Linux
2 4 (5.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 7 (9.09%) Logistics
2 7 (9.09%) Product Management
2 7 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 5 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (6.49%) Performance Engineering
3 5 (6.49%) Use Case
3 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (5.19%) Information Security
4 4 (5.19%) Network Planning
4 4 (5.19%) Marketing Strategy
5 3 (3.90%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (3.90%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (3.90%) Mobile Commerce
5 3 (3.90%) Security Management
6 2 (2.60%) Network Design
6 2 (2.60%) Performance Management
6 2 (2.60%) OpenUP
6 2 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.30%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.39%) C
2 3 (3.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (44.16%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) HND
2 1 (1.30%) CISSP
2 1 (1.30%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (44.16%) QA
2 14 (18.18%) SLA
3 4 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 31 (40.26%) Ericsson
2 30 (38.96%) Nokia
3 27 (35.06%) Nortel
4 13 (16.88%) Huawei
5 7 (9.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.30%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.30%) Cramer
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