The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 118 123 132
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs citing 2G 13 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.62% 0.41% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.76% 2.30% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £55,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.59%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
346 392 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.63% 17.78% 19.72%
Number of salaries quoted 261 305 324
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

2G
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the Buckinghamshire region.

2G Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

2G
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 18 (100.00%) 3G
1 18 (100.00%) 4G
2 12 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
3 7 (38.89%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (27.78%) Progress
5 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 4 (22.22%) MPLS
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 3 (16.67%) Migration
7 3 (16.67%) LTE
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (11.11%) SLA
8 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 2 (11.11%) Change Management
8 2 (11.11%) Validation
8 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
9 1 (5.56%) GPRS
9 1 (5.56%) GSM
9 1 (5.56%) UMTS
9 1 (5.56%) Project Management
9 1 (5.56%) BT
9 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
9 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 18 (100.00%) 3G
1 18 (100.00%) 4G
2 12 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 4 (22.22%) MPLS
4 3 (16.67%) LTE
5 1 (5.56%) GPRS
5 1 (5.56%) GSM
5 1 (5.56%) UMTS
General
1 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Head of Capacity Planning
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Leader
4 3 (16.67%) Designer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Service Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Vendor Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Transmission Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Transmission Planning Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
3 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Validation
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Progress
2 1 (5.56%) BT