The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 203 195 211
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Permanent jobs citing 2G 7 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.54% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 2.27% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 13
Median salary £32,500 £70,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-53.57% +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,850 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +44.64%
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
1076 1235 1802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.98% 23.74% 30.46%
Number of salaries quoted 791 910 980
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing 2G as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 3 £32,500 -
Slough - 2 £32,500 -
Reading +8 1 - -
2G
South East

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing 2G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for 2G.

1 28 (100.00%) 3G
1 28 (100.00%) LTE
2 22 (78.57%) 4G
3 19 (67.86%) SS7
3 19 (67.86%) SIGTRAN
4 13 (46.43%) Telecoms
5 11 (39.29%) ISUP
5 11 (39.29%) SCCP
5 11 (39.29%) Diameter Protocol
6 10 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (35.71%) Defect Management
6 10 (35.71%) tcpdump
6 10 (35.71%) Wireshark
6 10 (35.71%) GSM
6 10 (35.71%) UMTS
6 10 (35.71%) HP
6 10 (35.71%) ISEB
7 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (32.14%) Linux
7 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
7 9 (32.14%) ISTQB
7 9 (32.14%) CCIE
7 9 (32.14%) Test Planning
8 8 (28.57%) Network Management
8 8 (28.57%) Network Security
8 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
8 8 (28.57%) H.323
8 8 (28.57%) Firewall
8 8 (28.57%) VoIP
9 6 (21.43%) Product Management

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) 3G
1 28 (100.00%) LTE
2 22 (78.57%) 4G
3 19 (67.86%) SIGTRAN
3 19 (67.86%) SS7
4 11 (39.29%) Diameter Protocol
4 11 (39.29%) ISUP
4 11 (39.29%) SCCP
5 10 (35.71%) GSM
5 10 (35.71%) tcpdump
5 10 (35.71%) UMTS
5 10 (35.71%) Wireshark
6 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
7 8 (28.57%) Firewall
7 8 (28.57%) H.323
7 8 (28.57%) Network Security
7 8 (28.57%) VoIP
8 6 (21.43%) VLAN
8 6 (21.43%) VPLS
8 6 (21.43%) VPN
General
1 13 (46.43%) Telecoms
2 6 (21.43%) Marketing
3 3 (10.71%) Automotive
3 3 (10.71%) Electronics
4 2 (7.14%) Advertising
5 1 (3.57%) German Language
5 1 (3.57%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Analyst
1 8 (28.57%) Network Analyst
1 8 (28.57%) NOC Engineer
1 8 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Sales Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) 3G Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 4G Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Sales Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.57%) IP Architect
6 1 (3.57%) IP Expert
6 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Network Support
6 1 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Presales Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
1 3 (10.71%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) IPTV
2 3 (10.71%) Algorithms
2 3 (10.71%) Machine to Machine
2 3 (10.71%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.57%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Defect Management
2 9 (32.14%) Test Planning
3 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 8 (28.57%) Network Management
4 6 (21.43%) Product Management
5 5 (17.86%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (17.86%) Migration
5 5 (17.86%) Network Architecture
5 5 (17.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (17.86%) Presales
6 3 (10.71%) Network Design
6 3 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (10.71%) Performance Management
6 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.71%) Time Management
7 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.57%) Functional Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) C
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) ISEB
1 10 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (32.14%) CCIE
2 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (32.14%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.71%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) Huawei