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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 853 862 907
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +45
Permanent jobs citing 2G 60 85 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.082% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.45% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 43 34 32
Average salary £60,000 £45,750 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% +10.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,500 £81,000 £59,950
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -
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
16852 19037 19362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.40% 18.39% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 14112 15181 15386
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,945 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,950 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 28 April 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 28 April 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
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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 +16 27 £60,000 +42.85% 1
London +21 23 £60,000 -22.58%
South West +11 9 £39,000 - 1
North West +26 1 £57,500 +43.75%
2G
UK

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 92 (94.85%) 3G
2 60 (61.86%) 4G
3 56 (57.73%) Telecoms
4 52 (53.61%) LTE
5 23 (23.71%) Linux
6 22 (22.68%) Internet
6 22 (22.68%) Network Design
7 20 (20.62%) Firewall
8 19 (19.59%) SCCP
8 19 (19.59%) VoIP
9 18 (18.56%) ISEB
9 18 (18.56%) ISTQB
9 18 (18.56%) SIGTRAN
9 18 (18.56%) Time Management
10 17 (17.53%) HTTP
10 17 (17.53%) GPRS
10 17 (17.53%) Windows
10 17 (17.53%) INAP
10 17 (17.53%) TCAP
10 17 (17.53%) M3UA
10 17 (17.53%) Defect Management
11 16 (16.49%) Diameter Protocol
11 16 (16.49%) Project Management
11 16 (16.49%) Unix
11 16 (16.49%) C
11 16 (16.49%) SCTP
12 15 (15.46%) GSM
12 15 (15.46%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (15.46%) CCIE
12 15 (15.46%) SMPP

2G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 3 (3.09%) IIS
2 1 (1.03%) Apache
2 1 (1.03%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (2.06%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.06%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (2.06%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 92 (94.85%) 3G
2 60 (61.86%) 4G
3 52 (53.61%) LTE
4 22 (22.68%) Internet
5 20 (20.62%) Firewall
6 19 (19.59%) SCCP
6 19 (19.59%) VoIP
7 18 (18.56%) SIGTRAN
8 17 (17.53%) GPRS
8 17 (17.53%) HTTP
8 17 (17.53%) INAP
8 17 (17.53%) M3UA
8 17 (17.53%) TCAP
9 16 (16.49%) Diameter Protocol
9 16 (16.49%) SCTP
10 15 (15.46%) GSM
10 15 (15.46%) SMPP
11 12 (12.37%) IPsec
11 12 (12.37%) MPLS
11 12 (12.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.06%) MySQL
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.03%) Big Data
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.03%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) CppUnit
2 1 (1.03%) Hudson
2 1 (1.03%) JIRA
2 1 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 56 (57.73%) Telecoms
2 11 (11.34%) Billing
3 9 (9.28%) Marketing
4 8 (8.25%) Electronics
5 7 (7.22%) Automotive
6 5 (5.15%) Finance
7 3 (3.09%) German Language
7 3 (3.09%) Italian Language
8 2 (2.06%) Advertising
8 2 (2.06%) Law
8 2 (2.06%) Legal
9 1 (1.03%) Banking
9 1 (1.03%) Games
9 1 (1.03%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (1.03%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (14.43%) Consultant
2 13 (13.40%) Analyst
3 12 (12.37%) Architect
4 11 (11.34%) Designer
5 10 (10.31%) Developer
6 9 (9.28%) Operations Analyst
6 9 (9.28%) Technical Analyst
6 9 (9.28%) Technical Operations Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) Mobile Designer
7 6 (6.19%) Network Consultant
7 6 (6.19%) Technical Designer
8 5 (5.15%) Design Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Management Consultant
8 5 (5.15%) Mobile Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Senior Designer
8 5 (5.15%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (5.15%) Test Leader
8 5 (5.15%) Testing Consultant
9 4 (4.12%) Principal Technical Consultant
9 4 (4.12%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.43%) SOAP
2 9 (9.28%) XML
3 8 (8.25%) HTML
4 5 (5.15%) .NET
5 3 (3.09%) Web Services
6 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (2.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (2.06%) OpenRasta
6 2 (2.06%) POSIX
6 2 (2.06%) RESTful
6 2 (2.06%) Sensu
6 2 (2.06%) ServiceStack
6 2 (2.06%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) IPTV
2 8 (8.25%) Web 2.0
3 7 (7.22%) Algorithms
3 7 (7.22%) Machine to Machine
4 6 (6.19%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.12%) Blackberry
7 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.09%) Device Driver
7 3 (3.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (3.09%) PMI
8 2 (2.06%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.71%) Linux
2 17 (17.53%) Windows
3 16 (16.49%) Unix
4 14 (14.43%) Android
5 9 (9.28%) Mac OS
6 3 (3.09%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.09%) Windows Phone
7 2 (2.06%) Solaris
8 1 (1.03%) BlackBerry OS
8 1 (1.03%) HPUX
8 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.68%) Network Design
2 18 (18.56%) Time Management
3 17 (17.53%) Defect Management
4 16 (16.49%) Project Management
5 14 (14.43%) Test Management
6 13 (13.40%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (12.37%) Migration
8 11 (11.34%) Presales
8 11 (11.34%) PRINCE2
8 11 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (10.31%) CRM
9 10 (10.31%) Product Management
9 10 (10.31%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (10.31%) Test Planning
10 9 (9.28%) B2B
10 9 (9.28%) Customer Engagement
10 9 (9.28%) Performance Management
11 8 (8.25%) Software Delivery
11 8 (8.25%) Test Strategy
12 7 (7.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.49%) C
2 8 (8.25%) C++
3 6 (6.19%) SQL
4 5 (5.15%) C#
5 2 (2.06%) Python
5 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.03%) Ruby
6 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (18.56%) ISEB
1 18 (18.56%) ISTQB
2 15 (15.46%) CCIE
2 15 (15.46%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (10.31%) Degree
4 8 (8.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (5.15%) PMI Certification
5 5 (5.15%) PMP
6 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.31%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Grafana
1 2 (2.06%) Graphite
1 2 (2.06%) HAProxy
1 2 (2.06%) logstash
1 2 (2.06%) Nagios
1 2 (2.06%) ZABBIX
1 2 (2.06%) Zenoss
2 1 (1.03%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.03%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.03%) Netcool
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.03%) TeMIP
2 1 (1.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (14.43%) Huawei
2 10 (10.31%) Agilent
2 10 (10.31%) HP
3 9 (9.28%) Openreach
4 7 (7.22%) Nokia
5 6 (6.19%) Ericsson
6 4 (4.12%) Nokia Networks
7 3 (3.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (3.09%) Anite
7 3 (3.09%) BT
7 3 (3.09%) ZTE
8 2 (2.06%) Cisco
8 2 (2.06%) Dialogic
8 2 (2.06%) Google
8 2 (2.06%) Incapsula
9 1 (1.03%) Actix
9 1 (1.03%) Amdocs
9 1 (1.03%) Cramer
9 1 (1.03%) IBM
9 1 (1.03%) Tieto
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