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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 871 830 844
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +14
Permanent jobs citing 2G 38 99 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.100% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.54% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 28 51 14
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £47,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
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
16162 18225 17208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.11% 18.36% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13577 14896 13551
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(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
London +5 20 £62,500 +4.16% 1
South East -11 12 £47,500 -30.90%
South West -13 5 £37,500 +56.25%
West Midlands -15 1 - - 1
2G
UK

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 103 (97.17%) 3G
2 76 (71.70%) 4G
3 58 (54.72%) Telecoms
4 42 (39.62%) Linux
5 38 (35.85%) Unix
6 37 (34.91%) LTE
7 32 (30.19%) Huawei
8 23 (21.70%) Solaris
9 22 (20.75%) Broadband
10 19 (17.92%) Shell Script
10 19 (17.92%) Wireless
11 18 (16.98%) HPUX
11 18 (16.98%) Diameter Protocol
12 16 (15.09%) GSM
13 15 (14.15%) Project Management
13 15 (14.15%) TCAP
14 14 (13.21%) Degree
14 14 (13.21%) SIGTRAN
14 14 (13.21%) Test Management
14 14 (13.21%) MVNO
15 13 (12.26%) M3UA
15 13 (12.26%) VoIP
15 13 (12.26%) C++
15 13 (12.26%) Billing
16 12 (11.32%) C
16 12 (11.32%) GPRS
16 12 (11.32%) Radio Access Network
17 11 (10.38%) 3GPP
17 11 (10.38%) CDMA
17 11 (10.38%) INAP

2G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (1.89%) IIS
2 1 (0.94%) Apache
2 1 (0.94%) Confluence
2 1 (0.94%) Node.js
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (0.94%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 103 (97.17%) 3G
2 76 (71.70%) 4G
3 37 (34.91%) LTE
4 22 (20.75%) Broadband
5 19 (17.92%) Wireless
6 18 (16.98%) Diameter Protocol
7 16 (15.09%) GSM
8 15 (14.15%) TCAP
9 14 (13.21%) MVNO
9 14 (13.21%) SIGTRAN
10 13 (12.26%) M3UA
10 13 (12.26%) VoIP
11 12 (11.32%) GPRS
11 12 (11.32%) Radio Access Network
12 11 (10.38%) 3GPP
12 11 (10.38%) CDMA
12 11 (10.38%) GGSN
12 11 (10.38%) INAP
12 11 (10.38%) SMPP
12 11 (10.38%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (6.60%) MySQL
3 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.94%) Big Data
4 1 (0.94%) GIS
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.66%) CppUnit
2 3 (2.83%) Ant
3 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.94%) gulp
3 1 (0.94%) Hudson
3 1 (0.94%) JIRA
3 1 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 58 (54.72%) Telecoms
2 13 (12.26%) Billing
3 6 (5.66%) Electronics
4 3 (2.83%) Finance
4 3 (2.83%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.94%) Advertising
5 1 (0.94%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.94%) Law
5 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (14.15%) Design Engineer
2 14 (13.21%) Developer
3 9 (8.49%) Test Engineer
4 8 (7.55%) Designer
5 7 (6.60%) Architect
6 6 (5.66%) C++ Developer
6 6 (5.66%) IP Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) Technical Designer
7 5 (4.72%) 4G Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) Analyst
7 5 (4.72%) Consultant
7 5 (4.72%) Software Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.77%) Management Consultant
8 4 (3.77%) Network Consultant
8 4 (3.77%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.77%) Telecoms Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) Tester
8 4 (3.77%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 6 (5.66%) POSIX
1 6 (5.66%) STL
2 5 (4.72%) .NET
2 5 (4.72%) SOAP
3 4 (3.77%) XML
4 3 (2.83%) Web Services
5 1 (0.94%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.94%) CSS
5 1 (0.94%) HTML
5 1 (0.94%) HTML5
5 1 (0.94%) Laravel
5 1 (0.94%) OpenRasta
5 1 (0.94%) RESTful
5 1 (0.94%) Sensu
5 1 (0.94%) ServiceStack
5 1 (0.94%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.43%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.55%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.60%) Handset
4 6 (5.66%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.77%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.77%) PMI
6 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.83%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.83%) Telematics
7 2 (1.89%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.94%) BBC
8 1 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.94%) iDTV
8 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (39.62%) Linux
2 38 (35.85%) Unix
3 23 (21.70%) Solaris
4 18 (16.98%) HPUX
5 7 (6.60%) Android
5 7 (6.60%) Windows
6 4 (3.77%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.77%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.89%) BlackBerry OS
8 1 (0.94%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.15%) Project Management
2 14 (13.21%) Test Management
3 9 (8.49%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (8.49%) Network Design
4 8 (7.55%) Validation
5 7 (6.60%) Presales
5 7 (6.60%) PRINCE2
5 7 (6.60%) Software Engineering
5 7 (6.60%) Test Automation
6 6 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (5.66%) Configuration Management
6 6 (5.66%) Multithreading
6 6 (5.66%) Service Delivery
6 6 (5.66%) Test Planning
7 5 (4.72%) Defect Management
7 5 (4.72%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (4.72%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (4.72%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.72%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.92%) Shell Script
2 13 (12.26%) C++
3 12 (11.32%) C
4 5 (4.72%) C#
4 5 (4.72%) SQL
5 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.94%) PHP
5 1 (0.94%) Python
5 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (13.21%) Degree
2 6 (5.66%) PMI Certification
2 6 (5.66%) PMP
3 5 (4.72%) ISEB
3 5 (4.72%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.83%) HNC
6 1 (0.94%) APMP
6 1 (0.94%) CCDP
6 1 (0.94%) CCIE
6 1 (0.94%) CCNP
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.94%) CISM
6 1 (0.94%) CISSP
6 1 (0.94%) JNCIE
6 1 (0.94%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.55%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.94%) JTAG
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.83%) Netcool
2 3 (2.83%) TeMIP
2 3 (2.83%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.94%) Grafana
3 1 (0.94%) Graphite
3 1 (0.94%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.94%) logstash
3 1 (0.94%) Nagios
3 1 (0.94%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.94%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 32 (30.19%) Huawei
2 10 (9.43%) HP
3 9 (8.49%) Remedy
4 7 (6.60%) Ericsson
4 7 (6.60%) Nokia
5 6 (5.66%) Dialogic
5 6 (5.66%) Google
6 5 (4.72%) Agilent
6 5 (4.72%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 5 (4.72%) Anite
6 5 (4.72%) Cisco
6 5 (4.72%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 4 (3.77%) BT
7 4 (3.77%) Cramer
7 4 (3.77%) ZTE
8 3 (2.83%) Amdocs
8 3 (2.83%) BMC
8 3 (2.83%) ION Trading
8 3 (2.83%) Telcordia
8 3 (2.83%) TIBCO
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