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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 304 330 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Permanent jobs citing 2G 10 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.090% 0.033% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 0
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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
1847 1860 2355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.61% 15.29% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1606 1641 2102
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £71,850 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 27 (100.00%) 3G
2 26 (96.30%) Telecoms
3 20 (74.07%) SS7
4 12 (44.44%) Network Architecture
5 11 (40.74%) Degree
6 10 (37.04%) Billing
6 10 (37.04%) Radio Access Network
6 10 (37.04%) MVNO
6 10 (37.04%) Shell Script
6 10 (37.04%) SQL
6 10 (37.04%) Oracle
6 10 (37.04%) UNIX
7 9 (33.33%) Linux
7 9 (33.33%) Veritas
7 9 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (33.33%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 9 (33.33%) Huawei
8 7 (25.93%) SIGTRAN
8 7 (25.93%) Clustering
8 7 (25.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 7 (25.93%) TCAP
9 5 (18.52%) Ericsson
9 5 (18.52%) 4G
10 3 (11.11%) Internet
10 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (11.11%) SGSN
10 3 (11.11%) LTE
11 2 (7.41%) 2.5G
11 2 (7.41%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (33.33%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) 3G
2 20 (74.07%) SS7
3 10 (37.04%) Radio Access Network
3 10 (37.04%) MVNO
4 7 (25.93%) TCAP
4 7 (25.93%) SIGTRAN
5 5 (18.52%) 4G
6 3 (11.11%) SGSN
6 3 (11.11%) LTE
6 3 (11.11%) Internet
7 2 (7.41%) 2.5G
7 2 (7.41%) SCCP
7 2 (7.41%) Firewall
7 2 (7.41%) GPRS
8 1 (3.70%) GSM
8 1 (3.70%) SMS
8 1 (3.70%) UMTS
8 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.70%) ISUP
8 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) DTS
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
General
1 26 (96.30%) Telecoms
2 10 (37.04%) Billing
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Test Engineer
1 7 (25.93%) Network Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Operations Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Tester
4 3 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Network Operations Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) UNIX
2 9 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) Android
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Network Architecture
2 9 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.70%) Coaching
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
1 10 (37.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle
2 9 (33.33%) Veritas
2 9 (33.33%) Huawei
3 5 (18.52%) Ericsson
4 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.70%) Cerillion
5 1 (3.70%) Comverse
5 1 (3.70%) Lotus
5 1 (3.70%) Sage
5 1 (3.70%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.70%) Progress
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