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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 836 846 913
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +67
Permanent jobs citing 2G 58 92 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.092% 0.049%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.52% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 44 47 36
Median salary £58,750 £42,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.23% +25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £78,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+53.33% +15.38%
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
15919 17808 19459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.26% 17.90% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13316 14326 15625
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,945 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
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 24 May 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 May 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 +19 27 £60,000 +50.00% 2
London +26 19 £60,000 -22.58% 2
South West +13 8 £55,000 +25.71%
Yorkshire +10 3 £45,000 - 1
North West +17 1 £57,500 +43.75%
2G
UK

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 87 (90.63%) 3G
2 59 (61.46%) Telecoms
3 57 (59.38%) 4G
4 54 (56.25%) LTE
5 24 (25.00%) Network Design
6 22 (22.92%) Internet
7 19 (19.79%) Firewall
7 19 (19.79%) Time Management
8 18 (18.75%) SIGTRAN
8 18 (18.75%) ISTQB
8 18 (18.75%) SCCP
8 18 (18.75%) ISEB
8 18 (18.75%) Linux
9 17 (17.71%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (17.71%) CCIE
9 17 (17.71%) Defect Management
10 16 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
10 16 (16.67%) VoIP
10 16 (16.67%) GSM
10 16 (16.67%) INAP
11 15 (15.63%) TCAP
11 15 (15.63%) MPLS
11 15 (15.63%) Windows
11 15 (15.63%) GPRS
11 15 (15.63%) Huawei
11 15 (15.63%) M3UA
12 14 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (14.58%) SCTP
12 14 (14.58%) Billing
12 14 (14.58%) HTTP

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 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (1.04%) Apache
2 1 (1.04%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (2.08%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (2.08%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 87 (90.63%) 3G
2 57 (59.38%) 4G
3 54 (56.25%) LTE
4 22 (22.92%) Internet
5 19 (19.79%) Firewall
6 18 (18.75%) SCCP
6 18 (18.75%) SIGTRAN
7 16 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
7 16 (16.67%) GSM
7 16 (16.67%) INAP
7 16 (16.67%) VoIP
8 15 (15.63%) GPRS
8 15 (15.63%) M3UA
8 15 (15.63%) MPLS
8 15 (15.63%) TCAP
9 14 (14.58%) HTTP
9 14 (14.58%) SCTP
10 13 (13.54%) Radio Access Network
10 13 (13.54%) SMPP
11 12 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.08%) MySQL
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.04%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) CppUnit
2 1 (1.04%) Hudson
2 1 (1.04%) JIRA
2 1 (1.04%) Subversion
General
1 59 (61.46%) Telecoms
2 14 (14.58%) Billing
3 11 (11.46%) Marketing
4 8 (8.33%) Finance
5 7 (7.29%) Automotive
5 7 (7.29%) Electronics
6 5 (5.21%) Legal
7 4 (4.17%) German Language
7 4 (4.17%) Italian Language
8 2 (2.08%) Advertising
8 2 (2.08%) Law
9 1 (1.04%) Banking
9 1 (1.04%) Games
9 1 (1.04%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 16 (16.67%) Analyst
1 16 (16.67%) Consultant
2 13 (13.54%) Designer
3 12 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 11 (11.46%) Architect
5 9 (9.38%) Operations Analyst
5 9 (9.38%) Technical Operations Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Senior Designer
7 6 (6.25%) Mobile Designer
7 6 (6.25%) Network Consultant
7 6 (6.25%) Technical Designer
8 5 (5.21%) Management Consultant
8 5 (5.21%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (5.21%) Test Leader
8 5 (5.21%) Testing Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) Design Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Network Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Principal Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.54%) SOAP
2 9 (9.38%) XML
3 8 (8.33%) HTML
4 3 (3.13%) Web Services
5 2 (2.08%) .NET
5 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (2.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (2.08%) OpenRasta
5 2 (2.08%) POSIX
5 2 (2.08%) RESTful
5 2 (2.08%) Sensu
5 2 (2.08%) ServiceStack
5 2 (2.08%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) IPTV
2 8 (8.33%) Web 2.0
3 7 (7.29%) Algorithms
3 7 (7.29%) Machine to Machine
4 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.13%) Device Driver
5 3 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (3.13%) PMI
6 2 (2.08%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.75%) Linux
2 15 (15.63%) Windows
3 13 (13.54%) Unix
4 10 (10.42%) Android
5 9 (9.38%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.08%) VMS
7 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.00%) Network Design
2 19 (19.79%) Time Management
3 17 (17.71%) Defect Management
4 14 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (13.54%) Migration
6 12 (12.50%) Product Management
6 12 (12.50%) Project Management
7 11 (11.46%) Customer Engagement
7 11 (11.46%) Presales
7 11 (11.46%) PRINCE2
7 11 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (10.42%) CRM
9 9 (9.38%) B2B
9 9 (9.38%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (9.38%) Test Management
9 9 (9.38%) Test Planning
10 8 (8.33%) Performance Management
11 7 (7.29%) Software Engineering
11 7 (7.29%) Test Strategy
11 7 (7.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.54%) C
2 8 (8.33%) SQL
3 5 (5.21%) C++
4 2 (2.08%) C#
4 2 (2.08%) Python
4 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (18.75%) ISEB
1 18 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 17 (17.71%) CCIE
2 17 (17.71%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (10.42%) Degree
4 9 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (5.21%) PMI Certification
5 5 (5.21%) PMP
6 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Grafana
1 2 (2.08%) Graphite
1 2 (2.08%) HAProxy
1 2 (2.08%) logstash
1 2 (2.08%) Nagios
1 2 (2.08%) ZABBIX
1 2 (2.08%) Zenoss
2 1 (1.04%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (15.63%) Huawei
2 9 (9.38%) Agilent
2 9 (9.38%) HP
2 9 (9.38%) Openreach
3 8 (8.33%) Nokia
4 7 (7.29%) Ericsson
5 4 (4.17%) Nokia Networks
6 3 (3.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (3.13%) BT
6 3 (3.13%) ZTE
7 2 (2.08%) Actix
7 2 (2.08%) Dialogic
7 2 (2.08%) Google
7 2 (2.08%) Incapsula
7 2 (2.08%) Nortel
8 1 (1.04%) Cisco
8 1 (1.04%) Juniper
8 1 (1.04%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.04%) Tieto
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