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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 179 215 208
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -7
Permanent jobs citing 2G 41 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.69% 0.37% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.29% 1.25% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 7
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £51,500 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
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
1791 1758 1451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.30% 29.42% 27.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 1230 1109
Average salary £42,500 £45,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.59% +3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +9 31 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Newbury +9 3 £70,000 +43.58% 2
Slough - 2 £57,500 -
Windsor - 2 £57,500 -
Bracknell -5 1 - -
2G
South East

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 56 (100.00%) 3G
2 47 (83.93%) Telecoms
3 36 (64.29%) LTE
4 33 (58.93%) Wireless
5 28 (50.00%) 4G
6 25 (44.64%) QA
6 25 (44.64%) UMTS
7 23 (41.07%) Degree
8 22 (39.29%) GSM
9 21 (37.50%) Ericsson
10 19 (33.93%) Nokia
11 18 (32.14%) Nortel
11 18 (32.14%) WiMAX
11 18 (32.14%) RNC
12 17 (30.36%) Service Delivery
13 14 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
13 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (19.64%) SLA
15 9 (16.07%) Marketing
16 8 (14.29%) Huawei
17 7 (12.50%) 2.5G
17 7 (12.50%) Logistics
17 7 (12.50%) Product Management
17 7 (12.50%) Digital Media
18 6 (10.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
18 6 (10.71%) Network Planning
19 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
19 5 (8.93%) Use Case
19 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
19 5 (8.93%) Big Data

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 56 (100.00%) 3G
2 36 (64.29%) LTE
3 33 (58.93%) Wireless
4 28 (50.00%) 4G
5 25 (44.64%) UMTS
6 22 (39.29%) GSM
7 18 (32.14%) WiMAX
7 18 (32.14%) RNC
8 14 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
9 7 (12.50%) 2.5G
10 4 (7.14%) Broadband
11 3 (5.36%) GPRS
11 3 (5.36%) Internet
12 2 (3.57%) GGSN
12 2 (3.57%) SGSN
12 2 (3.57%) SS7
12 2 (3.57%) Firewall
12 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (1.79%) SMPP
13 1 (1.79%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) Big Data
General
1 47 (83.93%) Telecoms
2 9 (16.07%) Marketing
3 4 (7.14%) Electronics
4 2 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Consultant
2 13 (23.21%) Wireless Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) RAN Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Resourcer
4 6 (10.71%) Site Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Network Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Solutions Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Account Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Principal Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Business Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Account Manager
7 2 (3.57%) 3G Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Radio Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.79%) RF Optimisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.50%) Digital Media
3 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) UNIX
1 4 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Service Delivery
2 7 (12.50%) Logistics
2 7 (12.50%) Product Management
3 6 (10.71%) Network Planning
4 5 (8.93%) Performance Engineering
4 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (8.93%) Use Case
4 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.57%) Network Design
5 2 (3.57%) Product Marketing
5 2 (3.57%) Performance Management
5 2 (3.57%) Marketing Strategy
5 2 (3.57%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (41.07%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) HNC
2 2 (3.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (44.64%) QA
2 11 (19.64%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) NDS
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Ericsson
2 19 (33.93%) Nokia
3 18 (32.14%) Nortel
4 8 (14.29%) Huawei
5 6 (10.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle
6 2 (3.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (3.57%) TIBCO
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