The table below looks at the statistics for 2.5G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2.5G over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2.5G
Rank - - 68
Permanent jobs citing 2.5G 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - - 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary - - £47,500
2.5G
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
88 77 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 11.64% 12.75% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 78 61 95
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000