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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 191 203 199
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Permanent jobs citing 2G 24 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.48% 0.27% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.79% 0.95% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 6
Average salary £40,000 £59,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.77% +23.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,500 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £66,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -25.28%
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
1339 1575 1625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.63% 28.85% 31.12%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1030 1246
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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
Slough +14 10 £37,500 +15.38%
Reading -11 5 - - 2
Newbury +7 3 £40,000 -32.77% 2
Bracknell - 2 - -
2G
South East

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 50 (100.00%) 3G
2 37 (74.00%) LTE
3 31 (62.00%) Telecoms
4 29 (58.00%) GSM
5 26 (52.00%) Ericsson
6 24 (48.00%) 4G
7 23 (46.00%) Radio Access Network
7 23 (46.00%) Wireless
8 20 (40.00%) Degree
9 19 (38.00%) UMTS
10 18 (36.00%) Nokia
11 17 (34.00%) WiMAX
12 16 (32.00%) RNC
13 13 (26.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 12 (24.00%) QA
14 12 (24.00%) Nortel
15 9 (18.00%) Amdocs
15 9 (18.00%) Linux
16 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
16 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
17 7 (14.00%) Huawei
17 7 (14.00%) C
17 7 (14.00%) UNIX
18 6 (12.00%) SLA
18 6 (12.00%) Cramer
19 5 (10.00%) SIGTRAN
19 5 (10.00%) Information Security
19 5 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 5 (10.00%) OpenUP
19 5 (10.00%) MPLS

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.00%) MTS
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 50 (100.00%) 3G
2 37 (74.00%) LTE
3 29 (58.00%) GSM
4 24 (48.00%) 4G
5 23 (46.00%) Radio Access Network
5 23 (46.00%) Wireless
6 19 (38.00%) UMTS
7 17 (34.00%) WiMAX
8 16 (32.00%) RNC
9 5 (10.00%) SIGTRAN
9 5 (10.00%) MPLS
10 4 (8.00%) SS7
10 4 (8.00%) Firewall
10 4 (8.00%) 2.5G
10 4 (8.00%) DMZ
10 4 (8.00%) VPN
10 4 (8.00%) LAN
10 4 (8.00%) GGSN
10 4 (8.00%) VLAN
10 4 (8.00%) Diameter Protocol
General
1 31 (62.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) RAN Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Technical Leader
4 4 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) 3G Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Site Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Risk Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Operations Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Account Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Account Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Transmission Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Transmission Planning Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.00%) UNIX
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (10.00%) Information Security
2 5 (10.00%) OpenUP
3 4 (8.00%) Mobile Commerce
3 4 (8.00%) Security Management
3 4 (8.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (8.00%) Network Architecture
4 3 (6.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (6.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (6.00%) Software Deployment
4 3 (6.00%) Network Management
4 3 (6.00%) Line Management
4 3 (6.00%) Fault Management
4 3 (6.00%) Network Planning
5 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.00%) Product Management
5 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.00%) Security Architecture
6 1 (2.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) C
2 4 (8.00%) Java
3 3 (6.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) MCP
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) CISSP
3 1 (2.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.00%) QA
2 6 (12.00%) SLA
3 5 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 26 (52.00%) Ericsson
2 18 (36.00%) Nokia
3 13 (26.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 12 (24.00%) Nortel
5 9 (18.00%) Amdocs
6 7 (14.00%) Huawei
7 6 (12.00%) Cramer
8 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.00%) Remedy
10 1 (2.00%) Oracle
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 30,000-50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: Negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago