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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 206 175 210
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +35
Permanent jobs citing 2G 19 44 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.79% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 2.88% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 1
Average salary £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-27.05% -5.55%
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
1769 1526 1456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.90% 27.43% 26.07%
Number of salaries quoted 977 1100 1115
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -12 10 £26,500 -55.83% 1
Newbury -14 5 £70,000 +32.07% 1
2G
South East

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 33 (100.00%) 3G
2 31 (93.94%) Telecoms
3 26 (78.79%) 4G
4 20 (60.61%) LTE
5 9 (27.27%) Wireless
5 9 (27.27%) UMTS
5 9 (27.27%) Marketing
6 8 (24.24%) QA
6 8 (24.24%) GSM
6 8 (24.24%) Logistics
7 7 (21.21%) 2.5G
7 7 (21.21%) Digital Media
7 7 (21.21%) Radio Access Network
8 6 (18.18%) Degree
8 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
8 6 (18.18%) Broadband
9 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (15.15%) Network Planning
9 5 (15.15%) Use Case
9 5 (15.15%) Big Data
9 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (15.15%) Performance Engineering
9 5 (15.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 5 (15.15%) Product Management
9 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (12.12%) Electronics
10 4 (12.12%) Product Marketing
10 4 (12.12%) HNC
10 4 (12.12%) HND
10 4 (12.12%) UNIX

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 33 (100.00%) 3G
2 26 (78.79%) 4G
3 20 (60.61%) LTE
4 9 (27.27%) Wireless
4 9 (27.27%) UMTS
5 8 (24.24%) GSM
6 7 (21.21%) 2.5G
6 7 (21.21%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (18.18%) Broadband
8 4 (12.12%) SS7
9 3 (9.09%) Internet
10 2 (6.06%) Firewall
10 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
10 2 (6.06%) GPRS
11 1 (3.03%) CDMA
11 1 (3.03%) VoIP
11 1 (3.03%) DHCP
11 1 (3.03%) HTTP
11 1 (3.03%) DNS
11 1 (3.03%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Big Data
General
1 31 (93.94%) Telecoms
2 9 (27.27%) Marketing
3 4 (12.12%) Electronics
4 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Consultant
2 7 (21.21%) Resourcer
3 5 (15.15%) Solutions Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Network Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Business Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.03%) RF Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Programme Director
6 1 (3.03%) Project Director
6 1 (3.03%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Digital Media
2 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) UNIX
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Logistics
2 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (15.15%) Network Planning
3 5 (15.15%) Use Case
3 5 (15.15%) Product Management
3 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (15.15%) Performance Engineering
4 4 (12.12%) Product Marketing
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Service Management
5 2 (6.06%) Change Management
6 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.03%) Network Design
6 1 (3.03%) Process Management
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) HNC
2 4 (12.12%) HND
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PMP
3 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) NDS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (12.12%) TIBCO
2 4 (12.12%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 3 (9.09%) Huawei
4 2 (6.06%) Ericsson
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Nokia
5 1 (3.03%) F5
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