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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 181 227 205
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -22
Permanent jobs citing 2G 48 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.81% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% 0.73% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 8
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £53,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £58,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.51%
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
1828 1779 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.02% 29.46% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1076 1242 1147
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +6.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +41 40 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Slough -8 2 £57,500 - 1
Windsor - 2 £57,500 -
Newbury +6 1 £55,000 -
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
2G
South East

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 66 (100.00%) 3G
2 57 (86.36%) Telecoms
3 41 (62.12%) LTE
4 38 (57.58%) Wireless
5 36 (54.55%) 4G
6 28 (42.42%) QA
7 27 (40.91%) Degree
8 26 (39.39%) GSM
9 25 (37.88%) UMTS
10 23 (34.85%) Ericsson
11 22 (33.33%) Nokia
12 21 (31.82%) Nortel
12 21 (31.82%) WiMAX
12 21 (31.82%) RNC
13 18 (27.27%) Radio Access Network
13 18 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (25.76%) Service Delivery
15 12 (18.18%) SLA
16 9 (13.64%) Huawei
16 9 (13.64%) Marketing
17 8 (12.12%) 2.5G
18 7 (10.61%) Logistics
18 7 (10.61%) Product Management
18 7 (10.61%) Digital Media
19 6 (9.09%) Network Planning
20 5 (7.58%) Network Architecture
20 5 (7.58%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
20 5 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
20 5 (7.58%) Use Case
20 5 (7.58%) Big Data

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 66 (100.00%) 3G
2 41 (62.12%) LTE
3 38 (57.58%) Wireless
4 36 (54.55%) 4G
5 26 (39.39%) GSM
6 25 (37.88%) UMTS
7 21 (31.82%) WiMAX
7 21 (31.82%) RNC
8 18 (27.27%) Radio Access Network
9 8 (12.12%) 2.5G
10 5 (7.58%) Broadband
11 3 (4.55%) SMPP
11 3 (4.55%) HTTP
11 3 (4.55%) Firewall
11 3 (4.55%) Internet
11 3 (4.55%) GGSN
11 3 (4.55%) XCAP
12 2 (3.03%) MGW
12 2 (3.03%) SCTP
12 2 (3.03%) M3UA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) Big Data
General
1 57 (86.36%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.64%) Marketing
3 4 (6.06%) Electronics
3 4 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Consultant
2 15 (22.73%) Wireless Engineer
3 10 (15.15%) RAN Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Network Consultant
4 7 (10.61%) Resourcer
4 7 (10.61%) Site Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Solutions Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Network Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Technical Manager
7 3 (4.55%) 3G Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Design Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Principal Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Account Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Network Design Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Network Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.61%) Digital Media
3 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) UNIX
2 3 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) Service Delivery
2 7 (10.61%) Logistics
2 7 (10.61%) Product Management
3 6 (9.09%) Network Planning
4 5 (7.58%) Use Case
4 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (7.58%) Network Architecture
4 5 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (7.58%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (6.06%) Marketing Strategy
6 2 (3.03%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.03%) Network Design
7 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.52%) Mobile Commerce
7 1 (1.52%) Project Management
7 1 (1.52%) Change Management
7 1 (1.52%) Security Management
7 1 (1.52%) Information Security
7 1 (1.52%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (1.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) C
2 1 (1.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (40.91%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (42.42%) QA
2 12 (18.18%) SLA
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 23 (34.85%) Ericsson
2 22 (33.33%) Nokia
3 21 (31.82%) Nortel
4 9 (13.64%) Huawei
5 5 (7.58%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.52%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.52%) Cramer
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