The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 788 777 768
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Permanent jobs citing 2G 86 81 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.079% 0.091%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.42% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 63 46 82
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £63,000 £72,400
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-28.88% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19055 19176 19565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.47% 18.78% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15364 15628 16391
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
2G
UK

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 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
(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
East of England -3 32 £32,000 -20.00% 1
South East -17 28 £54,750 -8.75% 4
London -26 18 £37,500 -6.25% 2
South West -4 7 £24,000 -60.00% 4
Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -
2G
UK

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 137 (94.48%) 3G
2 119 (82.07%) Telecoms
3 76 (52.41%) 4G
4 66 (45.52%) LTE
5 37 (25.52%) GSM
6 30 (20.69%) Radio Access Network
7 28 (19.31%) UMTS
7 28 (19.31%) XML
7 28 (19.31%) Degree
8 27 (18.62%) Computer Science
9 24 (16.55%) XMetaL
10 19 (13.10%) GPRS
11 18 (12.41%) HNC
11 18 (12.41%) Linux
11 18 (12.41%) SS7
12 17 (11.72%) UNIX
13 14 (9.66%) SLA
14 13 (8.97%) 3GPP
14 13 (8.97%) Broadband
14 13 (8.97%) Internet
14 13 (8.97%) Service Management
15 12 (8.28%) TCP/IP
16 11 (7.59%) Content Management
16 11 (7.59%) FrameMaker
16 11 (7.59%) Network Architecture
17 10 (6.90%) XMLSpy
17 10 (6.90%) Change Management
17 10 (6.90%) ITIL
17 10 (6.90%) MS Visio
17 10 (6.90%) Java

2G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 (4.14%) WebSphere
1 6 (4.14%) WebSphere Portal
2 4 (2.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 1 (0.69%) GlassFish
Applications
1 24 (16.55%) XMetaL
2 11 (7.59%) FrameMaker
3 10 (6.90%) MS Visio
4 8 (5.52%) MS Excel
5 5 (3.45%) MS Office
6 4 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 137 (94.48%) 3G
2 76 (52.41%) 4G
3 66 (45.52%) LTE
4 37 (25.52%) GSM
5 30 (20.69%) Radio Access Network
6 28 (19.31%) UMTS
7 19 (13.10%) GPRS
8 18 (12.41%) SS7
9 13 (8.97%) Internet
9 13 (8.97%) 3GPP
9 13 (8.97%) Broadband
10 12 (8.28%) TCP/IP
11 9 (6.21%) VoIP
12 7 (4.83%) Wireless
13 6 (4.14%) INAP
14 5 (3.45%) TCAP
14 5 (3.45%) 2.5G
14 5 (3.45%) SNMP
14 5 (3.45%) SCCP
14 5 (3.45%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.07%) MySQL
1 3 (2.07%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (6.90%) XMLSpy
2 7 (4.83%) Maven
3 3 (2.07%) Bugzilla
3 3 (2.07%) Valgrind
4 2 (1.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.38%) JIRA
4 2 (1.38%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.69%) JUnit
5 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.69%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.69%) Subversion
General
1 119 (82.07%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.14%) Finance
3 5 (3.45%) Law
4 4 (2.76%) Banking
4 4 (2.76%) Billing
4 4 (2.76%) Marketing
5 3 (2.07%) Advertising
5 3 (2.07%) Electronics
6 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (17.24%) Technical Author
1 25 (17.24%) Author
2 12 (8.28%) Service Manager
3 11 (7.59%) Architect
4 10 (6.90%) Test Engineer
5 9 (6.21%) Operations Manager
5 9 (6.21%) Network Manager
6 7 (4.83%) Performance Manager
6 7 (4.83%) Service Operations Manager
7 6 (4.14%) Project Coordinator
7 6 (4.14%) Coordinator
7 6 (4.14%) Junior
7 6 (4.14%) Consultant
7 6 (4.14%) Analyst
8 5 (3.45%) Tester
8 5 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.45%) Telecoms Engineer
9 4 (2.76%) Junior Technical Author
9 4 (2.76%) Principal Engineer
9 4 (2.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (19.31%) XML
2 3 (2.07%) Middleware
2 3 (2.07%) SOAP
3 1 (0.69%) STL
3 1 (0.69%) HTML
3 1 (0.69%) MFC
3 1 (0.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.62%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.90%) E-Learning
3 5 (3.45%) Handset
4 4 (2.76%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.07%) CMDB
5 3 (2.07%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.07%) GIS
5 3 (2.07%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.38%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.38%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.69%) PDA
7 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.69%) Clustering
7 1 (0.69%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.69%) Open Source
7 1 (0.69%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.41%) Linux
2 17 (11.72%) UNIX
3 8 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.45%) Windows
5 4 (2.76%) Android
6 3 (2.07%) Solaris
6 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.38%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.38%) CentOS
7 2 (1.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (8.97%) Service Management
2 11 (7.59%) Content Management
2 11 (7.59%) Network Architecture
3 10 (6.90%) Problem Management
3 10 (6.90%) Change Management
3 10 (6.90%) Workflow
3 10 (6.90%) ITIL
4 8 (5.52%) Fault Management
5 7 (4.83%) Network Planning
6 6 (4.14%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.14%) Project Management
7 5 (3.45%) Network Design
8 4 (2.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (2.76%) Product Marketing
8 4 (2.76%) Performance Management
8 4 (2.76%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (2.76%) OOD
8 4 (2.76%) OO
8 4 (2.76%) Migration
8 4 (2.76%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.90%) Java
2 8 (5.52%) Perl
2 8 (5.52%) SQL
2 8 (5.52%) C
2 8 (5.52%) C++
3 4 (2.76%) Python
4 3 (2.07%) MapBasic
5 2 (1.38%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.38%) Embedded C
5 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (19.31%) Degree
2 18 (12.41%) HNC
3 7 (4.83%) HND
4 5 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.38%) ISEB
6 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.69%) PMP
6 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.66%) SLA
2 4 (2.76%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.76%) NDS
2 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (4.14%) Netcool
2 4 (2.76%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (2.07%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (2.07%) HP NNM
3 3 (2.07%) OpenView
3 3 (2.07%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (6.21%) IBM
1 9 (6.21%) Ericsson
1 9 (6.21%) MKS
1 9 (6.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 8 (5.52%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.14%) Oracle
3 6 (4.14%) Business Objects
4 5 (3.45%) Huawei
5 4 (2.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 4 (2.76%) HP
5 4 (2.76%) Nokia
5 4 (2.76%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.07%) Mapinfo
6 3 (2.07%) Vitria
6 3 (2.07%) BMC
6 3 (2.07%) SAP
6 3 (2.07%) Cramer
6 3 (2.07%) Remedy
6 3 (2.07%) Amdocs
7 2 (1.38%) BT
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