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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 852 866 821
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -45
Permanent jobs citing 2G 27 78 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.076% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.46% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 16 56 100
Median salary £32,500 £60,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-45.83% +70.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,480 £31,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +44.64%
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
15208 17111 19697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.01% 16.76% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12534 14300 15632
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
East Midlands - 9 £35,000 -
London +23 7 £20,480 -65.86% 1
South East +19 7 £32,500 -51.85% 2
South West - 3 £55,000 -
North West - 1 - -
2G
UK

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 60 (86.96%) 3G
2 51 (73.91%) LTE
3 50 (72.46%) 4G
4 42 (60.87%) Telecoms
5 22 (31.88%) GSM
6 19 (27.54%) SS7
6 19 (27.54%) SIGTRAN
7 16 (23.19%) UMTS
8 15 (21.74%) Linux
9 14 (20.29%) Firewall
10 13 (18.84%) Wireshark
10 13 (18.84%) VoIP
11 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
11 12 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (17.39%) Radio Access Network
12 11 (15.94%) Diameter Protocol
12 11 (15.94%) HP
12 11 (15.94%) ISUP
12 11 (15.94%) SCCP
12 11 (15.94%) Windows
12 11 (15.94%) Network Design
13 10 (14.49%) ISEB
13 10 (14.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (14.49%) Defect Management
13 10 (14.49%) tcpdump
14 9 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (13.04%) Test Planning
14 9 (13.04%) CCIE
14 9 (13.04%) DNS
14 9 (13.04%) MPLS

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 6 (8.70%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 60 (86.96%) 3G
2 51 (73.91%) LTE
3 50 (72.46%) 4G
4 22 (31.88%) GSM
5 19 (27.54%) SIGTRAN
5 19 (27.54%) SS7
6 16 (23.19%) UMTS
7 14 (20.29%) Firewall
8 13 (18.84%) VoIP
8 13 (18.84%) Wireshark
9 12 (17.39%) Radio Access Network
9 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
10 11 (15.94%) Diameter Protocol
10 11 (15.94%) ISUP
10 11 (15.94%) SCCP
11 10 (14.49%) tcpdump
12 9 (13.04%) DNS
12 9 (13.04%) Internet
12 9 (13.04%) MPLS
12 9 (13.04%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.45%) GIS
1 1 (1.45%) MS Access
General
1 42 (60.87%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.14%) Electronics
3 6 (8.70%) Marketing
4 5 (7.25%) Billing
4 5 (7.25%) Finance
4 5 (7.25%) Legal
5 2 (2.90%) Advertising
5 2 (2.90%) Automotive
6 1 (1.45%) German Language
6 1 (1.45%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Analyst
2 11 (15.94%) Technical Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) Network Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) NOC Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Test Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Designer
5 7 (10.14%) Operations Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Senior Designer
5 7 (10.14%) Service Desk Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Technical Operations Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) 3G Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) 4G Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Architect
7 5 (7.25%) Design Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Electronics Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Hardware Design Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Hardware Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Sales Manager
7 5 (7.25%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) HTML
1 2 (2.90%) XML
2 1 (1.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) IPTV
2 5 (7.25%) CPLD
2 5 (7.25%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (7.25%) Handset
3 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.90%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.90%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (2.90%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.74%) Linux
2 11 (15.94%) Windows
3 6 (8.70%) Android
3 6 (8.70%) Mac OS
4 4 (5.80%) Unix
5 2 (2.90%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.94%) Network Design
2 10 (14.49%) Defect Management
3 9 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (13.04%) Test Planning
4 8 (11.59%) Incident Management
4 8 (11.59%) Network Management
5 7 (10.14%) Network Architecture
5 7 (10.14%) Product Management
5 7 (10.14%) Time Management
6 6 (8.70%) Migration
7 5 (7.25%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (7.25%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (7.25%) Practice Management
7 5 (7.25%) Presales
7 5 (7.25%) Schematic Capture
8 4 (5.80%) B2B
8 4 (5.80%) CRM
8 4 (5.80%) Fault Management
8 4 (5.80%) High Availability
9 3 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) C
3 1 (1.45%) Java
3 1 (1.45%) Perl
3 1 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (14.49%) ISEB
2 10 (14.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (13.04%) CCIE
3 9 (13.04%) ISTQB
4 5 (7.25%) Degree
5 3 (4.35%) CCNA
5 3 (4.35%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) HP
2 6 (8.70%) Openreach
3 5 (7.25%) EMC
3 5 (7.25%) Huawei
4 4 (5.80%) Nokia
5 3 (4.35%) Actix
5 3 (4.35%) Ericsson
5 3 (4.35%) Nortel
6 2 (2.90%) BT
7 1 (1.45%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle
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