The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 848 861 907
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +46
Permanent jobs citing 2G 41 83 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.081% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.46% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 33 51 55
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +25.00%
2G
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15599 17857 19749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.12% 17.33% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13092 14642 15889
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing 2G as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in England

2G
Salary Trend in England

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

2G Salary Trend in England

2G
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2G across the England region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016.

2G Salary Histogram in England

2G
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the England region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +32 25 £38,000 -5.00% 2
South West +29 8 £55,000 +25.00%
Yorkshire +38 5 £45,000 -
London +8 3 £23,000 -61.66%
2G
UK

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, IT jobs citing 2G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for 2G.

1 91 (89.22%) 3G
2 64 (62.75%) LTE
3 61 (59.80%) 4G
4 60 (58.82%) Telecoms
5 26 (25.49%) SIGTRAN
6 23 (22.55%) Firewall
6 23 (22.55%) Internet
7 22 (21.57%) ISEB
7 22 (21.57%) SCCP
7 22 (21.57%) ISTQB
8 21 (20.59%) Time Management
8 21 (20.59%) Linux
8 21 (20.59%) GSM
8 21 (20.59%) Defect Management
9 20 (19.61%) Network Design
10 19 (18.63%) Windows
10 19 (18.63%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (18.63%) CCIE
11 18 (17.65%) VoIP
12 17 (16.67%) MPLS
13 16 (15.69%) UMTS
13 16 (15.69%) Diameter Protocol
14 15 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (14.71%) GPRS
14 15 (14.71%) Migration
15 14 (13.73%) INAP
15 14 (13.73%) SS7
15 14 (13.73%) VPN
15 14 (13.73%) HP
15 14 (13.73%) Radio Access Network

2G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (0.98%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (1.96%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (1.96%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 91 (89.22%) 3G
2 64 (62.75%) LTE
3 61 (59.80%) 4G
4 26 (25.49%) SIGTRAN
5 23 (22.55%) Firewall
5 23 (22.55%) Internet
6 22 (21.57%) SCCP
7 21 (20.59%) GSM
8 18 (17.65%) VoIP
9 17 (16.67%) MPLS
10 16 (15.69%) Diameter Protocol
10 16 (15.69%) UMTS
11 15 (14.71%) GPRS
12 14 (13.73%) INAP
12 14 (13.73%) Radio Access Network
12 14 (13.73%) SS7
12 14 (13.73%) VLAN
12 14 (13.73%) VPN
13 13 (12.75%) VPLS
13 13 (12.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.98%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) JIRA
General
1 60 (58.82%) Telecoms
2 13 (12.75%) Marketing
3 12 (11.76%) Billing
4 10 (9.80%) Finance
5 7 (6.86%) Automotive
5 7 (6.86%) Electronics
5 7 (6.86%) Legal
6 4 (3.92%) German Language
6 4 (3.92%) Italian Language
7 3 (2.94%) Advertising
8 2 (1.96%) Law
9 1 (0.98%) Banking
9 1 (0.98%) Games
9 1 (0.98%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 22 (21.57%) Analyst
2 15 (14.71%) Consultant
2 15 (14.71%) Technical Analyst
3 11 (10.78%) Architect
3 11 (10.78%) Designer
4 10 (9.80%) Operations Analyst
4 10 (9.80%) Technical Operations Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) Network Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) Senior Designer
5 7 (6.86%) Test Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) Test Leader
6 6 (5.88%) Sales Manager
7 5 (4.90%) Developer
7 5 (4.90%) Network Consultant
7 5 (4.90%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (3.92%) Management Consultant
8 4 (3.92%) Presales Consultant
8 4 (3.92%) Principal Consultant
8 4 (3.92%) Technical Designer
8 4 (3.92%) Technical Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.76%) SOAP
2 9 (8.82%) XML
3 8 (7.84%) HTML
4 3 (2.94%) Web Services
5 2 (1.96%) .NET
5 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (1.96%) OpenRasta
5 2 (1.96%) RESTful
5 2 (1.96%) Sensu
5 2 (1.96%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) IPTV
2 8 (7.84%) Web 2.0
3 7 (6.86%) Algorithms
3 7 (6.86%) Machine to Machine
4 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.94%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (2.94%) PMI
6 2 (1.96%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.59%) Linux
2 19 (18.63%) Windows
3 11 (10.78%) Android
4 10 (9.80%) Mac OS
5 9 (8.82%) Unix
6 2 (1.96%) VMS
7 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.59%) Defect Management
1 21 (20.59%) Time Management
2 20 (19.61%) Network Design
3 15 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (14.71%) Migration
4 14 (13.73%) Product Management
4 14 (13.73%) Test Planning
5 13 (12.75%) Customer Engagement
5 13 (12.75%) Presales
6 12 (11.76%) Project Management
7 11 (10.78%) CRM
7 11 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (9.80%) B2B
8 10 (9.80%) PRINCE2
9 8 (7.84%) Mentoring
9 8 (7.84%) Network Architecture
9 8 (7.84%) Performance Management
9 8 (7.84%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (7.84%) Test Management
10 7 (6.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.75%) C
2 10 (9.80%) SQL
3 3 (2.94%) C++
4 2 (1.96%) C#
4 2 (1.96%) Python
4 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.98%) Java
5 1 (0.98%) Perl
5 1 (0.98%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (21.57%) ISEB
1 22 (21.57%) ISTQB
2 19 (18.63%) CCIE
2 19 (18.63%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (13.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (7.84%) Degree
5 4 (3.92%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.92%) PMP
6 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) Grafana
1 2 (1.96%) Graphite
1 2 (1.96%) HAProxy
1 2 (1.96%) logstash
1 2 (1.96%) Nagios
1 2 (1.96%) ZABBIX
1 2 (1.96%) Zenoss
2 1 (0.98%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (13.73%) HP
2 12 (11.76%) Huawei
3 10 (9.80%) Openreach
4 8 (7.84%) Agilent
5 7 (6.86%) Nokia
6 6 (5.88%) Ericsson
7 3 (2.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (2.94%) BT
7 3 (2.94%) Nokia Networks
7 3 (2.94%) Samsung
7 3 (2.94%) ZTE
8 2 (1.96%) Actix
8 2 (1.96%) Incapsula
8 2 (1.96%) Nortel
9 1 (0.98%) Cisco
9 1 (0.98%) Juniper
9 1 (0.98%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle
9 1 (0.98%) Red Hat