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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 115 97 123
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +26
Permanent jobs citing 2G 12 26 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.58% 1.38% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.76% 6.75% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 6
Average salary - £75,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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
319 385 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.41% 20.38% 23.94%
Number of salaries quoted 227 278 382
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,700 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 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
Chesham - 4 - -
Amersham - 3 - -
2G
South East

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 30 (100.00%) 3G
2 29 (96.67%) 4G
3 27 (90.00%) Telecoms
4 12 (40.00%) Service Management
5 11 (36.67%) Progress
6 10 (33.33%) Problem Management
7 9 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
7 9 (30.00%) Change Management
7 9 (30.00%) SLA
7 9 (30.00%) ITIL
8 8 (26.67%) Finance
8 8 (26.67%) Fault Management
9 6 (20.00%) LTE
9 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (16.67%) GPRS
11 4 (13.33%) GSM
11 4 (13.33%) UMTS
11 4 (13.33%) Broadband
11 4 (13.33%) Internet
12 3 (10.00%) BT
13 2 (6.67%) Huawei
13 2 (6.67%) Degree
13 2 (6.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 2 (6.67%) Coaching
13 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (6.67%) Ericsson
14 1 (3.33%) Netcool
14 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (3.33%) ATM
14 1 (3.33%) Ethernet

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) 3G
2 29 (96.67%) 4G
3 9 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (20.00%) LTE
5 5 (16.67%) GPRS
6 4 (13.33%) GSM
6 4 (13.33%) UMTS
6 4 (13.33%) Broadband
6 4 (13.33%) Internet
7 1 (3.33%) ATM
7 1 (3.33%) RNC
7 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
General
1 27 (90.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 9 (30.00%) Operations Manager
2 9 (30.00%) Service Manager
3 8 (26.67%) Service Operations Manager
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Network Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Junior
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Buyer
6 2 (6.67%) Commercial Buyer
6 2 (6.67%) Junior Buyer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Operations Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Commercial Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) NOC Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Head of Service Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Transmission Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Transmission Planning Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Incident Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Service Management
2 10 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 9 (30.00%) ITIL
3 9 (30.00%) Change Management
4 8 (26.67%) Fault Management
5 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.67%) Coaching
7 1 (3.33%) People Management
7 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Project Management
7 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Netcool
1 1 (3.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Progress
2 3 (10.00%) BT
3 2 (6.67%) Ericsson
3 2 (6.67%) Huawei
3 2 (6.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (3.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.33%) NEC