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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 129 128 131
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing 2G 6 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.26% 0.41% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.52% 2.29% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +21.54%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -26.96%
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
396 393 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.26% 17.89% 18.58%
Number of salaries quoted 300 325 300
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 16 (100.00%) 3G
2 15 (93.75%) 4G
3 14 (87.50%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (37.50%) MPLS
6 6 (37.50%) Ethernet
6 6 (37.50%) Strategic Planning
7 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
8 4 (25.00%) Migration
8 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (12.50%) Validation
9 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
9 2 (12.50%) Degree
9 2 (12.50%) SLA
9 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
9 2 (12.50%) Change Management
10 1 (6.25%) Project Management
10 1 (6.25%) PMI
10 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
10 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
10 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
10 1 (6.25%) GPRS
10 1 (6.25%) GSM
10 1 (6.25%) UMTS
10 1 (6.25%) LTE
10 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (6.25%) Project Planning

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) 3G
2 15 (93.75%) 4G
3 14 (87.50%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (37.50%) MPLS
4 6 (37.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (6.25%) GPRS
5 1 (6.25%) GSM
5 1 (6.25%) UMTS
5 1 (6.25%) LTE
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Head of Capacity Planning
2 5 (31.25%) Technical Leader
3 4 (25.00%) Designer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Designer
5 2 (12.50%) Vendor Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Transmission Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Transmission Planning Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Designer
5 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Lead Designer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Designer
6 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Designer
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (37.50%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (12.50%) Validation
5 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (6.25%) People Management
6 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA