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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 859 887 795
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -92
Permanent jobs citing 2G 18 51 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.051% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.31% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 10 37 72
Median salary £35,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £29,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £38,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.96% -13.88%
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
14446 16636 19457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.19% 16.78% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11825 13866 15748
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +61 8 £33,750 +14.40% 2
London +17 6 £24,500 -59.16% 2
East of England - 3 £52,500 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
2G
UK

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 49 (98.00%) 3G
2 39 (78.00%) 4G
3 38 (76.00%) LTE
4 30 (60.00%) Telecoms
5 15 (30.00%) SIGTRAN
5 15 (30.00%) SS7
5 15 (30.00%) GSM
5 15 (30.00%) VoIP
6 14 (28.00%) TCP/IP
6 14 (28.00%) Linux
7 10 (20.00%) Network Management
7 10 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 10 (20.00%) Network Security
7 10 (20.00%) Firewall
7 10 (20.00%) UMTS
7 10 (20.00%) H.323
7 10 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (18.00%) Windows
8 9 (18.00%) Degree
9 8 (16.00%) EMC
9 8 (16.00%) Schematic Capture
10 7 (14.00%) CCNA
11 6 (12.00%) IMAP
11 6 (12.00%) ADSL
11 6 (12.00%) LAN
11 6 (12.00%) PSTN
11 6 (12.00%) Broadband
11 6 (12.00%) GPRS
11 6 (12.00%) DNS
11 6 (12.00%) POP3

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:

Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 49 (98.00%) 3G
2 39 (78.00%) 4G
3 38 (76.00%) LTE
4 15 (30.00%) GSM
4 15 (30.00%) SIGTRAN
4 15 (30.00%) SS7
4 15 (30.00%) VoIP
5 14 (28.00%) TCP/IP
6 10 (20.00%) Firewall
6 10 (20.00%) H.323
6 10 (20.00%) Network Security
6 10 (20.00%) UMTS
7 6 (12.00%) Broadband
7 6 (12.00%) DNS
7 6 (12.00%) GPRS
7 6 (12.00%) IMAP
7 6 (12.00%) LAN
7 6 (12.00%) POP3
7 6 (12.00%) PSTN
7 6 (12.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.00%) GIS
1 1 (2.00%) MS Access
General
1 30 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.00%) Electronics
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) 3G Engineer
1 13 (26.00%) 4G Engineer
2 10 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Trainee
4 8 (16.00%) Design Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Service Desk Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) Field Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Graduate
5 7 (14.00%) Junior
5 7 (14.00%) Junior 3G Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Junior 4G Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Junior Field Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Cisco Field Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) CPLD
1 5 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Handset
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.00%) IPTV
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.00%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (2.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.00%) Windows
3 5 (10.00%) Unix
4 3 (6.00%) Android
4 3 (6.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 10 (20.00%) Network Management
2 8 (16.00%) Schematic Capture
3 6 (12.00%) Network Architecture
4 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (8.00%) Defect Management
4 4 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (8.00%) Validation
5 3 (6.00%) Migration
5 3 (6.00%) Product Management
5 3 (6.00%) Test Planning
5 3 (6.00%) Time Management
6 2 (4.00%) Fault Management
6 2 (4.00%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.00%) Network Design
6 2 (4.00%) Presales
6 2 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (4.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) C
1 1 (2.00%) Java
1 1 (2.00%) Perl
1 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (18.00%) Degree
3 7 (14.00%) CCNA
4 4 (8.00%) CCENT
4 4 (8.00%) ISEB
4 4 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (6.00%) CCIE
5 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (6.00%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) EMC
2 5 (10.00%) HP
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco
4 3 (6.00%) Openreach
5 2 (4.00%) BT
5 2 (4.00%) Huawei
5 2 (4.00%) Nokia
6 1 (2.00%) Actix
6 1 (2.00%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.00%) Mapinfo
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.00%) Nortel
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
EE
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Accenture
Posted: 23 days ago