The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 238 216 181
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -35
Permanent jobs citing 2G 16 43 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.22% 0.56% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.34% 2.65% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 38 44
Average salary £31,500 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.61% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £60,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £31,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+30.64% -31.11%
2G
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1197 1620 1551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.20% 20.97% 21.46%
Number of salaries quoted 966 1313 1245
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,875 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +3 13 £31,500 +12.50%
Hertfordshire -16 2 £43,000 -34.09%
Essex - 1 £140,000 -
2G
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) 3G
2 32 (91.43%) Telecoms
3 28 (80.00%) Computer Science
4 25 (71.43%) LTE
5 22 (62.86%) HNC
6 11 (31.43%) XML
7 7 (20.00%) Degree
8 6 (17.14%) Wiki
8 6 (17.14%) XMetaL
8 6 (17.14%) E-Learning
8 6 (17.14%) Workflow
8 6 (17.14%) Content Management
8 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
8 6 (17.14%) FrameMaker
8 6 (17.14%) XMLSpy
9 4 (11.43%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (8.57%) SQL
11 2 (5.71%) C#
11 2 (5.71%) C++
11 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
11 2 (5.71%) Perl
11 2 (5.71%) Oracle
11 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
12 1 (2.86%) HSPA
12 1 (2.86%) JIRA
12 1 (2.86%) Fault Management
12 1 (2.86%) Test Management
12 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
12 1 (2.86%) NSN NetAct

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
1 6 (17.14%) FrameMaker
1 6 (17.14%) XMetaL
2 1 (2.86%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (100.00%) 3G
2 25 (71.43%) LTE
3 4 (11.43%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (2.86%) 4G
4 1 (2.86%) Wireless
4 1 (2.86%) 2.5G
4 1 (2.86%) RNC
4 1 (2.86%) HSPA
4 1 (2.86%) GPRS
4 1 (2.86%) GSM
4 1 (2.86%) 3GPP
4 1 (2.86%) UMTS
4 1 (2.86%) VoIP
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MySQL
1 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) XMLSpy
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (91.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Author
1 28 (80.00%) Technical Author
2 6 (17.14%) Technical Writer
3 1 (2.86%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (2.86%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (2.86%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 1 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (2.86%) Developer
3 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
3 1 (2.86%) C++ Developer
3 1 (2.86%) C# Developer
3 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.14%) Wiki
2 6 (17.14%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.86%) Social Media
3 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) UNIX
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Workflow
1 6 (17.14%) Content Management
2 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
2 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
3 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (2.86%) Project Management
3 1 (2.86%) Change Management
3 1 (2.86%) ETL
3 1 (2.86%) B2B
3 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.86%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (2.86%) Fault Management
3 1 (2.86%) Test Management
3 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) C#
2 2 (5.71%) C++
2 2 (5.71%) Perl
3 1 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (62.86%) HNC
2 7 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Netcool
1 1 (2.86%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Ericsson
2 1 (2.86%) Nokia
2 1 (2.86%) Mapinfo
2 1 (2.86%) Perforce
2 1 (2.86%) Amdocs
2 1 (2.86%) Huawei