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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 864 869 863
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing 2G 32 76 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.074% 0.090%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.43% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 25 49 72
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £73,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +29.03%
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
15542 17563 19188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.93% 17.07% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13052 14475 15424
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 24 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 24 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 +27 20 £38,000 -15.55% 2
South West +23 6 £55,000 +25.00%
Yorkshire +38 5 £45,000 -
London +21 1 £23,000 -54.00% 2
2G
UK

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 81 (87.10%) 3G
2 65 (69.89%) LTE
3 57 (61.29%) Telecoms
4 55 (59.14%) 4G
5 25 (26.88%) SIGTRAN
6 24 (25.81%) Firewall
6 24 (25.81%) GSM
7 23 (24.73%) Internet
8 21 (22.58%) Time Management
9 20 (21.51%) SCCP
9 20 (21.51%) ISEB
9 20 (21.51%) Linux
10 19 (20.43%) Windows
10 19 (20.43%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (20.43%) CCIE
10 19 (20.43%) Network Design
10 19 (20.43%) ISTQB
10 19 (20.43%) Defect Management
11 16 (17.20%) MPLS
11 16 (17.20%) UMTS
11 16 (17.20%) VoIP
11 16 (17.20%) SS7
12 15 (16.13%) HP
12 15 (16.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 15 (16.13%) Radio Access Network
12 15 (16.13%) Wireshark
13 14 (15.05%) VLAN
13 14 (15.05%) Product Management
13 14 (15.05%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (15.05%) Test Planning

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 2 (2.15%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (2.15%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.15%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (2.15%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (2.15%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 81 (87.10%) 3G
2 65 (69.89%) LTE
3 55 (59.14%) 4G
4 25 (26.88%) SIGTRAN
5 24 (25.81%) Firewall
5 24 (25.81%) GSM
6 23 (24.73%) Internet
7 20 (21.51%) SCCP
8 16 (17.20%) MPLS
8 16 (17.20%) SS7
8 16 (17.20%) UMTS
8 16 (17.20%) VoIP
9 15 (16.13%) Radio Access Network
9 15 (16.13%) Wireshark
10 14 (15.05%) GPRS
10 14 (15.05%) VLAN
10 14 (15.05%) VPN
11 13 (13.98%) BGP
11 13 (13.98%) DSLAM
11 13 (13.98%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.08%) ProClarity
General
1 57 (61.29%) Telecoms
2 13 (13.98%) Marketing
3 10 (10.75%) Finance
4 8 (8.60%) Billing
5 7 (7.53%) Automotive
5 7 (7.53%) Electronics
5 7 (7.53%) Legal
6 4 (4.30%) German Language
6 4 (4.30%) Italian Language
7 3 (3.23%) Advertising
8 2 (2.15%) Law
9 1 (1.08%) Banking
9 1 (1.08%) Games
9 1 (1.08%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 23 (24.73%) Analyst
2 15 (16.13%) Technical Analyst
3 11 (11.83%) Architect
3 11 (11.83%) Consultant
4 10 (10.75%) Operations Analyst
4 10 (10.75%) Technical Operations Analyst
5 9 (9.68%) Designer
5 9 (9.68%) Senior Designer
6 8 (8.60%) Network Analyst
6 8 (8.60%) Test Analyst
7 7 (7.53%) Test Leader
8 6 (6.45%) Sales Manager
9 5 (5.38%) NOC Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Service Desk Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Developer
10 4 (4.30%) Presales Consultant
10 4 (4.30%) Principal Consultant
10 4 (4.30%) Principal Technical Consultant
10 4 (4.30%) Technical Presales Consultant
10 4 (4.30%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.68%) SOAP
1 9 (9.68%) XML
2 8 (8.60%) HTML
3 2 (2.15%) .NET
3 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (2.15%) OpenRasta
3 2 (2.15%) RESTful
3 2 (2.15%) Sensu
3 2 (2.15%) ServiceStack
3 2 (2.15%) Web Services
4 1 (1.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.98%) IPTV
2 8 (8.60%) Web 2.0
3 7 (7.53%) Algorithms
3 7 (7.53%) Machine to Machine
4 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.23%) PMI
6 2 (2.15%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (2.15%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.15%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.08%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.51%) Linux
2 19 (20.43%) Windows
3 10 (10.75%) Android
3 10 (10.75%) Mac OS
4 4 (4.30%) Unix
5 2 (2.15%) VMS
6 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.58%) Time Management
2 19 (20.43%) Defect Management
2 19 (20.43%) Network Design
3 14 (15.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 14 (15.05%) Migration
3 14 (15.05%) Product Management
3 14 (15.05%) Test Planning
4 13 (13.98%) Customer Engagement
4 13 (13.98%) Presales
5 11 (11.83%) CRM
5 11 (11.83%) Project Management
5 11 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (10.75%) B2B
6 10 (10.75%) PRINCE2
7 8 (8.60%) Mentoring
7 8 (8.60%) Network Architecture
7 8 (8.60%) Performance Management
8 7 (7.53%) Practice Management
8 7 (7.53%) Regression Testing
8 7 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.90%) C
2 9 (9.68%) SQL
3 2 (2.15%) C#
3 2 (2.15%) C++
3 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.08%) Java
4 1 (1.08%) Perl
4 1 (1.08%) Python
4 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (21.51%) ISEB
2 19 (20.43%) CCIE
2 19 (20.43%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (20.43%) ISTQB
3 15 (16.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (8.60%) Degree
5 4 (4.30%) PMP
6 3 (3.23%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) Grafana
1 2 (2.15%) Graphite
1 2 (2.15%) HAProxy
1 2 (2.15%) logstash
1 2 (2.15%) Nagios
1 2 (2.15%) ZABBIX
1 2 (2.15%) Zenoss
2 1 (1.08%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (16.13%) HP
2 12 (12.90%) Huawei
3 10 (10.75%) Openreach
4 7 (7.53%) Ericsson
4 7 (7.53%) Nokia
5 5 (5.38%) Agilent
6 3 (3.23%) Actix
6 3 (3.23%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (3.23%) BT
6 3 (3.23%) Nokia Networks
6 3 (3.23%) Nortel
6 3 (3.23%) Samsung
6 3 (3.23%) ZTE
7 2 (2.15%) Incapsula
8 1 (1.08%) Cisco
8 1 (1.08%) Juniper
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle
8 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
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