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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 742 774 786
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +12
Permanent jobs citing 2G 95 79 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.098% 0.081% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.47% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 51 16 53
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £51,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
17557 16858 20674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.07% 17.34% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14352 13311 17265
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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
South East +3 38 £68,750 +71.87% 9
London -24 19 £57,500 +57.53% 3
East of England -4 11 £40,000 -3.03% 4
South West -21 7 £24,000 -50.00% 1
North West - 6 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -5 4 £23,000 -51.57%
West Midlands - 2 - - 2
2G
UK

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 232 (99.15%) 3G
2 194 (82.91%) Telecoms
3 141 (60.26%) 4G
4 122 (52.14%) LTE
5 79 (33.76%) Degree
6 77 (32.91%) Wireless
7 59 (25.21%) GSM
8 51 (21.79%) Radio Access Network
9 50 (21.37%) UMTS
9 50 (21.37%) Ericsson
10 42 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
11 39 (16.67%) QA
12 38 (16.24%) Network Architecture
12 38 (16.24%) Nokia
13 36 (15.38%) RNC
14 35 (14.96%) WiMAX
14 35 (14.96%) Nortel
15 34 (14.53%) Linux
15 34 (14.53%) Finance
16 28 (11.97%) Service Delivery
16 28 (11.97%) Huawei
17 27 (11.54%) C
18 25 (10.68%) SS7
19 24 (10.26%) UNIX
20 22 (9.40%) SLA
20 22 (9.40%) Software Engineering
21 21 (8.97%) Oracle
22 20 (8.55%) Project Management
23 19 (8.12%) MVNO
23 19 (8.12%) Java

2G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 9 (3.85%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 6 (2.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.43%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 11 (4.70%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.85%) XMetaL
3 5 (2.14%) MS Office
4 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.43%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 232 (99.15%) 3G
2 141 (60.26%) 4G
3 122 (52.14%) LTE
4 77 (32.91%) Wireless
5 59 (25.21%) GSM
6 51 (21.79%) Radio Access Network
7 50 (21.37%) UMTS
8 36 (15.38%) RNC
9 35 (14.96%) WiMAX
10 25 (10.68%) SS7
11 19 (8.12%) MVNO
12 18 (7.69%) Internet
13 11 (4.70%) Firewall
13 11 (4.70%) SIGTRAN
14 9 (3.85%) GGSN
15 8 (3.42%) TCAP
15 8 (3.42%) VPN
15 8 (3.42%) 3GPP
16 7 (2.99%) VoIP
16 7 (2.99%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.13%) MySQL
2 9 (3.85%) Big Data
2 9 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.56%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.85%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.43%) DTS
5 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (0.85%) CppUnit
1 2 (0.85%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.85%) Valgrind
2 1 (0.43%) Maven
2 1 (0.43%) CruiseControl
2 1 (0.43%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.43%) XMLSpy
2 1 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 194 (82.91%) Telecoms
2 34 (14.53%) Finance
3 14 (5.98%) Marketing
4 10 (4.27%) Billing
5 7 (2.99%) Banking
6 5 (2.14%) Games
6 5 (2.14%) Electronics
7 2 (0.85%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.85%) French Language
8 1 (0.43%) Retail
8 1 (0.43%) Automotive
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (10.68%) Project Manager
1 25 (10.68%) Wireless Engineer
2 20 (8.55%) RAN Engineer
3 19 (8.12%) Consultant
4 15 (6.41%) Coordinator
4 15 (6.41%) Project Coordinator
5 14 (5.98%) Delivery Manager
6 13 (5.56%) Architect
7 12 (5.13%) Technical Engineer
8 11 (4.70%) Operations Manager
8 11 (4.70%) Senior Manager
8 11 (4.70%) Network Consultant
8 11 (4.70%) Site Engineer
9 10 (4.27%) Software Engineer
9 10 (4.27%) Technical Manager
10 9 (3.85%) Author
10 9 (3.85%) Technical Author
11 8 (3.42%) Telecoms Project Manager
11 8 (3.42%) Junior Technical Author
11 8 (3.42%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.27%) XML
1 10 (4.27%) HTML
2 6 (2.56%) Middleware
3 5 (2.14%) Ajax
3 5 (2.14%) Web Services
3 5 (2.14%) Classic ASP
3 5 (2.14%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.14%) CSS
3 5 (2.14%) .NET
3 5 (2.14%) jQuery
4 4 (1.71%) SOAP
5 3 (1.28%) J2EE
6 2 (0.85%) CGI
6 2 (0.85%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.43%) STL
7 1 (0.43%) REST
7 1 (0.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.70%) Smartphone
4 7 (2.99%) Device Driver
5 6 (2.56%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.14%) Clustering
7 4 (1.71%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.85%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.85%) PMI
9 2 (0.85%) Handset
10 1 (0.43%) Statistics
10 1 (0.43%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.43%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.43%) Telematics
10 1 (0.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 34 (14.53%) Linux
2 24 (10.26%) UNIX
3 7 (2.99%) Android
4 6 (2.56%) Windows
5 5 (2.14%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.43%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (16.24%) Network Architecture
2 28 (11.97%) Service Delivery
3 22 (9.40%) Software Engineering
4 20 (8.55%) Project Management
5 14 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (4.27%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (3.85%) Validation
8 9 (3.85%) Configuration Management
8 9 (3.85%) Marketing Strategy
9 7 (2.99%) Network Planning
10 6 (2.56%) Analytics
10 6 (2.56%) Change Control
10 6 (2.56%) Machine Learning
10 6 (2.56%) High Availability
10 6 (2.56%) PRINCE2
10 6 (2.56%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (2.14%) Business Development
11 5 (2.14%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (2.14%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.54%) C
2 19 (8.12%) Java
3 14 (5.98%) SQL
4 12 (5.13%) Python
5 10 (4.27%) Shell Script
5 10 (4.27%) Perl
5 10 (4.27%) C++
6 9 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.42%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.42%) Embedded C
8 7 (2.99%) C#
9 6 (2.56%) Embedded C++
10 5 (2.14%) VB6
10 5 (2.14%) VB
11 1 (0.43%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 79 (33.76%) Degree
2 5 (2.14%) PMI Certification
2 5 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.28%) PMP
4 2 (0.85%) HND
4 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.43%) CISM
5 1 (0.43%) ISEB
5 1 (0.43%) CISSP
5 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (16.67%) QA
2 22 (9.40%) SLA
3 5 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.43%) Netcool
1 1 (0.43%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 50 (21.37%) Ericsson
2 38 (16.24%) Nokia
3 35 (14.96%) Nortel
4 28 (11.97%) Huawei
5 21 (8.97%) Oracle
6 14 (5.98%) Progress
7 11 (4.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 10 (4.27%) Microsoft
8 10 (4.27%) VMware
9 9 (3.85%) Veritas
10 5 (2.14%) Cisco
11 2 (0.85%) Coverity
11 2 (0.85%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.85%) BT
12 1 (0.43%) Cramer
12 1 (0.43%) NEC
12 1 (0.43%) MKS
12 1 (0.43%) EMC
12 1 (0.43%) Intel
12 1 (0.43%) Juniper
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East
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Posted: 20 hours ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
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Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £280 - £285 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Posted: 21 days ago
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