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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
2G
UK / England
Rank 805 862 821
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -41
Permanent jobs citing 2G 9 42 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.045% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.069% 0.27% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 30 52
Median salary £47,500 £60,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +46.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%

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
13031 15798 17920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.75% 16.86% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10691 13235 14630
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +55 4 £35,000 +18.64% 2
London +41 3 £47,500 -24.00%
East of England - 2 £53,750 -
2G
UK

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 38 (100.00%) 3G
2 28 (73.68%) 4G
3 26 (68.42%) LTE
4 23 (60.53%) Telecoms
5 12 (31.58%) VoIP
6 11 (28.95%) Linux
7 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
8 9 (23.68%) GSM
8 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (23.68%) Degree
9 8 (21.05%) EMC
9 8 (21.05%) Schematic Capture
10 7 (18.42%) CCNA
10 7 (18.42%) SS7
10 7 (18.42%) H.323
10 7 (18.42%) Windows
10 7 (18.42%) Incident Management
10 7 (18.42%) SIGTRAN
10 7 (18.42%) Network Security
10 7 (18.42%) Network Management
11 6 (15.79%) Firewall
11 6 (15.79%) GPRS
11 6 (15.79%) UMTS
12 5 (13.16%) Ethernet
12 5 (13.16%) POP3
12 5 (13.16%) SMTP
12 5 (13.16%) LAN
12 5 (13.16%) PSTN
12 5 (13.16%) Broadband
12 5 (13.16%) ADSL

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 2 (5.26%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 38 (100.00%) 3G
2 28 (73.68%) 4G
3 26 (68.42%) LTE
4 12 (31.58%) VoIP
5 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
6 9 (23.68%) GSM
7 7 (18.42%) H.323
7 7 (18.42%) Network Security
7 7 (18.42%) SIGTRAN
7 7 (18.42%) SS7
8 6 (15.79%) Firewall
8 6 (15.79%) GPRS
8 6 (15.79%) UMTS
9 5 (13.16%) ADSL
9 5 (13.16%) Broadband
9 5 (13.16%) DNS
9 5 (13.16%) LAN
9 5 (13.16%) POP3
9 5 (13.16%) PSTN
9 5 (13.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.63%) GIS
1 1 (2.63%) MS Access
General
1 23 (60.53%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.16%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) 3G Engineer
1 13 (34.21%) 4G Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Trainee
3 8 (21.05%) Design Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Field Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Graduate
4 7 (18.42%) Junior
4 7 (18.42%) Junior 3G Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Junior 4G Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Junior Field Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) NOC Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Electronics Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Hardware Design Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Hardware Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Service Desk Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco Field Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Junior Cisco Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) CPLD
1 5 (13.16%) Embedded Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Handset
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) IPTV
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.63%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) Windows
3 4 (10.53%) Unix
4 2 (5.26%) Android
4 2 (5.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Schematic Capture
2 7 (18.42%) Incident Management
2 7 (18.42%) Network Management
3 4 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (10.53%) Validation
4 3 (7.89%) Network Architecture
5 2 (5.26%) Fault Management
5 2 (5.26%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Product Management
5 2 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Time Management
6 1 (2.63%) Business Development
6 1 (2.63%) CAD
6 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL
6 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.63%) Network Design
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.63%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) C
1 2 (5.26%) C#
1 2 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (23.68%) Degree
2 7 (18.42%) CCNA
3 4 (10.53%) CCENT
4 3 (7.89%) NVQ Level 3
5 2 (5.26%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Firmware
2 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) EMC
2 4 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (5.26%) BT
3 2 (5.26%) Openreach
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) Huawei
4 1 (2.63%) Mapinfo
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Nokia
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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