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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 99 98 124
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +26
Permanent jobs citing 2G 21 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.05% 1.17% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.50% 5.67% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 8
Average salary - £63,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.45%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-32.12% -8.33%
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
323 388 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.17% 20.64% 25.39%
Number of salaries quoted 225 296 407
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
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 23 September 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
Amersham - 7 - -
Chesham - 4 - -
2G
South East

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 28 (93.33%) 4G
3 26 (86.67%) Telecoms
4 12 (40.00%) Service Management
5 11 (36.67%) Radio Access Network
6 10 (33.33%) Problem Management
7 9 (30.00%) Change Management
7 9 (30.00%) ITIL
7 9 (30.00%) Progress
7 9 (30.00%) SLA
8 8 (26.67%) Fault Management
9 7 (23.33%) LTE
9 7 (23.33%) Finance
10 6 (20.00%) GPRS
11 5 (16.67%) GSM
11 5 (16.67%) UMTS
11 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (13.33%) Broadband
12 4 (13.33%) Internet
13 3 (10.00%) BT
13 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (6.67%) Coaching
14 2 (6.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 2 (6.67%) Huawei
14 2 (6.67%) Degree
14 2 (6.67%) Ericsson
15 1 (3.33%) Netcool
15 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (3.33%) ATM
15 1 (3.33%) Ethernet

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 28 (93.33%) 4G
3 11 (36.67%) Radio Access Network
4 7 (23.33%) LTE
5 6 (20.00%) GPRS
6 5 (16.67%) GSM
6 5 (16.67%) UMTS
7 4 (13.33%) Broadband
7 4 (13.33%) Internet
8 1 (3.33%) ATM
8 1 (3.33%) RNC
8 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
General
1 26 (86.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (23.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Operations Manager
1 9 (30.00%) Service Manager
2 8 (26.67%) Delivery Manager
2 8 (26.67%) Service Operations Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Network Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Network Operations Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Commercial Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Junior
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Buyer
5 2 (6.67%) Commercial Buyer
5 2 (6.67%) Junior Buyer
6 1 (3.33%) NOC Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Head of Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Transmission Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Transmission Planning Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) 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 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.67%) Coaching
7 1 (3.33%) People Management
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Network Performance Management
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Network Planning
7 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
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 9 (30.00%) 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