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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2.5G
Rank - - 79
Permanent jobs citing 2.5G 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - - 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 - -
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
94 90 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 13.47% 14.31% 25.77%
Number of salaries quoted 81 66 107
Average salary £32,750 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.42% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000