The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 801 835 789
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -46
Permanent jobs citing 2G 82 61 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.055% 0.078%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.43% 0.31% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 34 31 38
Average salary £45,750 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £60,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
18878 19372 21190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.29% 17.32% 20.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15038 15395 17233
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

2G Salary Histogram in England

2G
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
South East +27 38 £42,000 +29.23% 6
London +41 18 £77,500 +63.15% 3
East of England +15 11 £31,500 -1.56% 7
North West - 8 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire 0 4 - -
South West -22 1 - - 1
2G
UK

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 180 (100.00%) 3G
2 133 (73.89%) Telecoms
3 113 (62.78%) 4G
4 93 (51.67%) LTE
5 67 (37.22%) Degree
6 64 (35.56%) Radio Access Network
7 51 (28.33%) Wireless
8 49 (27.22%) GSM
9 46 (25.56%) Ericsson
10 41 (22.78%) Network Architecture
11 38 (21.11%) UMTS
12 32 (17.78%) Nokia
13 30 (16.67%) QA
13 30 (16.67%) WiMAX
14 29 (16.11%) RNC
15 27 (15.00%) SS7
15 27 (15.00%) Linux
16 26 (14.44%) Nortel
17 25 (13.89%) SLA
17 25 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (12.78%) Capacity Planning
19 22 (12.22%) MVNO
19 22 (12.22%) Service Delivery
20 20 (11.11%) Oracle
21 19 (10.56%) UNIX
22 18 (10.00%) Internet
22 18 (10.00%) Huawei
23 17 (9.44%) C
24 15 (8.33%) Finance
24 15 (8.33%) Ethernet

2G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.33%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (0.56%) MTS
Applications
1 8 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.67%) MS Office
4 2 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.11%) FrameMaker
4 2 (1.11%) XMetaL
Communications & Networking
1 180 (100.00%) 3G
2 113 (62.78%) 4G
3 93 (51.67%) LTE
4 64 (35.56%) Radio Access Network
5 51 (28.33%) Wireless
6 49 (27.22%) GSM
7 38 (21.11%) UMTS
8 30 (16.67%) WiMAX
9 29 (16.11%) RNC
10 27 (15.00%) SS7
11 22 (12.22%) MVNO
12 18 (10.00%) Internet
13 15 (8.33%) Ethernet
14 13 (7.22%) MPLS
15 10 (5.56%) SIGTRAN
15 10 (5.56%) Firewall
16 9 (5.00%) TCP/IP
17 8 (4.44%) VPN
18 7 (3.89%) TCAP
18 7 (3.89%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.89%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.78%) MySQL
3 2 (1.11%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.11%) XMLSpy
2 1 (0.56%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.56%) Subversion
2 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.56%) CANoe
2 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.56%) ClearCase
General
1 133 (73.89%) Telecoms
2 15 (8.33%) Finance
3 7 (3.89%) Marketing
4 6 (3.33%) Billing
5 5 (2.78%) Electronics
5 5 (2.78%) Games
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (11.67%) RAN Engineer
2 16 (8.89%) Wireless Engineer
2 16 (8.89%) Architect
3 14 (7.78%) Network Architect
4 12 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 11 (6.11%) Operations Manager
6 9 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 9 (5.00%) Technical Leader
6 9 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
7 8 (4.44%) Author
7 8 (4.44%) Technical Author
7 8 (4.44%) Software Engineer
8 7 (3.89%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (3.89%) Project Coordinator
8 7 (3.89%) Coordinator
8 7 (3.89%) Support Engineer
8 7 (3.89%) Development Engineer
9 6 (3.33%) Head of Capacity Planning
9 6 (3.33%) 3G Engineer
9 6 (3.33%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.44%) HTML
2 5 (2.78%) .NET
2 5 (2.78%) Web Services
2 5 (2.78%) Classic ASP
2 5 (2.78%) ASP.NET
2 5 (2.78%) CSS
2 5 (2.78%) SOAP
2 5 (2.78%) Ajax
2 5 (2.78%) jQuery
3 3 (1.67%) REST
3 3 (1.67%) J2EE
4 2 (1.11%) XML
4 2 (1.11%) STL
5 1 (0.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.78%) Clustering
4 4 (2.22%) PMI
5 3 (1.67%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.11%) Handset
6 2 (1.11%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.11%) Wiki
6 2 (1.11%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.11%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.11%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.11%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.56%) iDTV
7 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.56%) BBC
7 1 (0.56%) Telematics
7 1 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.56%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.00%) Linux
2 19 (10.56%) UNIX
3 6 (3.33%) Android
4 5 (2.78%) Windows
5 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.78%) Network Architecture
2 23 (12.78%) Capacity Planning
3 22 (12.22%) Service Delivery
4 14 (7.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 12 (6.67%) Change Control
5 12 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (6.11%) Software Engineering
7 10 (5.56%) Validation
8 9 (5.00%) Fault Management
9 7 (3.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (3.33%) Strategic Planning
10 6 (3.33%) Project Management
10 6 (3.33%) PRINCE2
10 6 (3.33%) Data Modelling
10 6 (3.33%) OpenUP
10 6 (3.33%) Capacity Management
10 6 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (2.78%) Marketing Strategy
11 5 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (2.78%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.44%) C
2 13 (7.22%) SQL
3 8 (4.44%) C#
3 8 (4.44%) Shell Script
4 7 (3.89%) C++
4 7 (3.89%) Java
4 7 (3.89%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.89%) Python
5 5 (2.78%) VB
5 5 (2.78%) VB6
6 2 (1.11%) Perl
7 1 (0.56%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.56%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.56%) Ruby
7 1 (0.56%) TTCN
7 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 67 (37.22%) Degree
2 6 (3.33%) HNC
3 5 (2.78%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.22%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.11%) MCP
7 1 (0.56%) APMP
7 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) PMP
7 1 (0.56%) CISM
7 1 (0.56%) HND
7 1 (0.56%) ISEB
7 1 (0.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (16.67%) QA
2 25 (13.89%) SLA
3 5 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (2.22%) Xen
2 4 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 46 (25.56%) Ericsson
2 32 (17.78%) Nokia
3 26 (14.44%) Nortel
4 20 (11.11%) Oracle
5 18 (10.00%) Huawei
6 9 (5.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 8 (4.44%) Amdocs
7 8 (4.44%) Microsoft
8 7 (3.89%) Veritas
8 7 (3.89%) VMware
9 6 (3.33%) Cisco
10 5 (2.78%) Cramer
11 3 (1.67%) Progress
12 2 (1.11%) Juniper
13 1 (0.56%) HP
13 1 (0.56%) Intel
13 1 (0.56%) Apple
13 1 (0.56%) Mapinfo
13 1 (0.56%) BT
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