The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 309 337 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Permanent jobs citing 2G 8 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.072% 0.025% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.51%
2G
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1917 1910 2484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.21% 15.68% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1672 1674 2200
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

2G Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

2G
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

2G Salary Trend in the City of London

2G
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2G across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

2G Salary Histogram in the City of London

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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%) Telecoms
3 21 (70.00%) SS7
4 15 (50.00%) Network Architecture
5 12 (40.00%) Billing
5 12 (40.00%) Degree
5 12 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 12 (40.00%) SQL
5 12 (40.00%) Oracle
5 12 (40.00%) UNIX
6 11 (36.67%) Linux
6 11 (36.67%) Veritas
6 11 (36.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (36.67%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 11 (36.67%) Huawei
6 11 (36.67%) MVNO
6 11 (36.67%) Oracle Database
7 10 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
8 7 (23.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 7 (23.33%) SIGTRAN
8 7 (23.33%) Clustering
8 7 (23.33%) TCAP
8 7 (23.33%) Ericsson
9 6 (20.00%) 4G
10 4 (13.33%) Internet
10 4 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (13.33%) LTE
11 3 (10.00%) SGSN
12 2 (6.67%) 2.5G
12 2 (6.67%) JIRA

2G
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 11 (36.67%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) 3G
2 21 (70.00%) SS7
3 11 (36.67%) MVNO
4 10 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (23.33%) TCAP
5 7 (23.33%) SIGTRAN
6 6 (20.00%) 4G
7 4 (13.33%) LTE
7 4 (13.33%) Internet
8 3 (10.00%) SGSN
9 2 (6.67%) 2.5G
9 2 (6.67%) SCCP
9 2 (6.67%) Firewall
9 2 (6.67%) GPRS
10 1 (3.33%) GSM
10 1 (3.33%) SMS
10 1 (3.33%) UMTS
10 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
10 1 (3.33%) ISUP
10 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) DTS
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 29 (96.67%) Telecoms
2 12 (40.00%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Operations Manager
1 7 (23.33%) Test Engineer
1 7 (23.33%) Network Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Tester
3 4 (13.33%) Systems Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Network Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Network Operations Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) UNIX
2 11 (36.67%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 11 (36.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.33%) Coaching
4 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
1 12 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle
2 11 (36.67%) Veritas
2 11 (36.67%) Huawei
3 7 (23.33%) Ericsson
4 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.33%) Cerillion
5 1 (3.33%) Comverse
5 1 (3.33%) Lotus
5 1 (3.33%) Sage
5 1 (3.33%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.33%) Progress
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago