The first table below looks at the demand for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 East of England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 265 252 247
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Permanent jobs citing 2G 16 16 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.18% 0.19% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 0.85% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 27
Average salary £32,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,100 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1781 1880 1800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.55% 21.93% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1383 1536 1432
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
2G
England

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

2G
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the East of England region.

2G Salary Trend in the East of England

2G
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2G across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

2G Salary Histogram in the East of England

2G
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire -3 10 £32,000 -30.81%
Hertfordshire +11 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Cambridgeshire -4 1 £42,500 +26.86%
2G
England

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 21 (84.00%) 3G
1 21 (84.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (52.00%) LTE
3 12 (48.00%) 4G
4 10 (40.00%) XML
5 8 (32.00%) 3GPP
5 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
6 7 (28.00%) XMetaL
7 5 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (20.00%) Broadband
7 5 (20.00%) MS Office
7 5 (20.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 5 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) Degree
8 4 (16.00%) OOD
8 4 (16.00%) OO
8 4 (16.00%) HNC
8 4 (16.00%) C++
8 4 (16.00%) UMTS
8 4 (16.00%) UTRAN
8 4 (16.00%) MKS
8 4 (16.00%) Bugzilla
8 4 (16.00%) Law
9 3 (12.00%) FrameMaker
9 3 (12.00%) XMLSpy
9 3 (12.00%) Handset
9 3 (12.00%) E-Learning
9 3 (12.00%) Workflow

2G
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 7 (28.00%) XMetaL
2 5 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (20.00%) MS Office
2 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (12.00%) FrameMaker
3 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (84.00%) 3G
2 13 (52.00%) LTE
3 12 (48.00%) 4G
4 8 (32.00%) 3GPP
5 5 (20.00%) Broadband
5 5 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (16.00%) UMTS
6 4 (16.00%) UTRAN
7 3 (12.00%) RTP
7 3 (12.00%) DHCP
7 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (12.00%) GPRS
7 3 (12.00%) GSM
8 2 (8.00%) NGN
8 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
9 1 (4.00%) SSH
9 1 (4.00%) GGSN
9 1 (4.00%) SGSN
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Bugzilla
2 3 (12.00%) XMLSpy
2 3 (12.00%) ClearQuest
3 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) JUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Valgrind
4 1 (4.00%) Redmine
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (84.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Author
1 7 (28.00%) Technical Author
2 4 (16.00%) Principal Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Designer
2 4 (16.00%) Senior Designer
2 4 (16.00%) Systems Designer
2 4 (16.00%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Software Development Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Development Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Development Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Professional Services Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Handset
2 3 (12.00%) E-Learning
3 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) OOD
1 4 (16.00%) OO
2 3 (12.00%) Workflow
2 3 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (12.00%) Content Management
3 2 (8.00%) Data Management
4 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Business Development
4 1 (4.00%) Validation
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) UML
4 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C++
2 3 (12.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) Perl
2 3 (12.00%) C
3 2 (8.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
1 4 (16.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) MKS
2 1 (4.00%) Agilent
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft