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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 317 325 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing 2G 16 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.008% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.81% 0.053% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £62,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-31.11% +3.44%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1971 1886 2080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.03% 15.70% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1675 1686 1872
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
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
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
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 17 (94.44%) 3G
2 16 (88.89%) Telecoms
3 13 (72.22%) SS7
4 8 (44.44%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (27.78%) Degree
5 5 (27.78%) MVNO
5 5 (27.78%) Network Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
6 4 (22.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (22.22%) SIGTRAN
6 4 (22.22%) Billing
6 4 (22.22%) Huawei
6 4 (22.22%) TCAP
6 4 (22.22%) Veritas
6 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle
6 4 (22.22%) UNIX
6 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 4 (22.22%) Clustering
6 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (16.67%) Ericsson
8 2 (11.11%) 4G
8 2 (11.11%) SGSN
8 2 (11.11%) JIRA
8 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (11.11%) GPRS
8 2 (11.11%) Firewall
8 2 (11.11%) SCCP

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (22.22%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) 3G
2 13 (72.22%) SS7
3 8 (44.44%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (27.78%) MVNO
5 4 (22.22%) TCAP
5 4 (22.22%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (11.11%) SGSN
6 2 (11.11%) 4G
6 2 (11.11%) 2.5G
6 2 (11.11%) SCCP
6 2 (11.11%) Firewall
6 2 (11.11%) GPRS
7 1 (5.56%) GSM
7 1 (5.56%) SMS
7 1 (5.56%) UMTS
7 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.56%) Internet
7 1 (5.56%) ISUP
7 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (5.56%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 16 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (22.22%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Network Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Operations Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Network Operations Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Transmission Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) UNIX
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Network Architecture
2 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
1 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
1 4 (22.22%) Veritas
1 4 (22.22%) Huawei
2 3 (16.67%) Ericsson
3 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.56%) MKS
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: £40,000 per annum Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 16 days ago