The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 330 314 340
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +26
Permanent jobs citing 2G 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.016% 0.009% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.10% 0.044% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £47,500 £75,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +87.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1958 2265 2265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.47% 19.26% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 2027 2013
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,100 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
2G
London

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (92.31%) 3G
2 11 (84.62%) 4G
3 6 (46.15%) CRM
3 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
3 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
3 6 (46.15%) Billing
3 6 (46.15%) Analytics
3 6 (46.15%) Campaign Management
4 4 (30.77%) Internet
4 4 (30.77%) Network Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) SS7
5 3 (23.08%) MVNO
6 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (7.69%) Banking
6 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) Finance
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) RNC
6 1 (7.69%) Maven
6 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
6 1 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
6 1 (7.69%) MKS

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Portal
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) 3G
2 11 (84.62%) 4G
3 4 (30.77%) Internet
3 4 (30.77%) SS7
4 3 (23.08%) MVNO
5 1 (7.69%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
1 6 (46.15%) Billing
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Architect
2 6 (46.15%) IT Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Network Architect
4 2 (15.38%) OSS Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Transmission Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) CRM
1 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
1 6 (46.15%) Analytics
1 6 (46.15%) Campaign Management
2 4 (30.77%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) IBM
1 1 (7.69%) MKS