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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 300 325 325
Rank change year-on-year
+25 0
Permanent jobs citing 2G 6 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.057% 0.15% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.88% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 2
Average salary £48,500 £37,500 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.33% -41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £31,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -31.11%
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
1450 2048 1903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.82% 16.53% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1239 1727 1702
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 23 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (100.00%) 3G
1 12 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 12 (100.00%) 4G
2 7 (58.33%) Network Architecture
2 7 (58.33%) Internet
3 6 (50.00%) Fault Management
3 6 (50.00%) Operations Management
3 6 (50.00%) SS7
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) UMTS
4 3 (25.00%) SLA
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (25.00%) LTE
4 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) Billing
6 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Campaign Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) 3G
1 12 (100.00%) 4G
2 7 (58.33%) Internet
3 6 (50.00%) SS7
4 3 (25.00%) LTE
4 3 (25.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Network Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Operations Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Network Architecture
2 6 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 6 (50.00%) Fault Management
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Campaign Management
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA