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 8 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 791 815 791
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -24
Permanent jobs citing 2G 82 79 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.072% 0.067%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.41% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 53 58 39
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,800 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £64,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.88%
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
17254 19285 19450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.05% 17.55% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 14132 15520 15880
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 8 July 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 8 July 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 +17 28 £45,000 -27.71% 4
London +33 24 £60,000 +60.00% 1
East of England +8 23 £31,500 -1.56% 1
South West -10 3 £44,000 +83.33% 1
North West - 3 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -1 1 - -
2G
UK

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 July 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.

1 160 (100.00%) 3G
2 113 (70.63%) Telecoms
3 105 (65.63%) 4G
4 80 (50.00%) LTE
5 60 (37.50%) Degree
6 51 (31.88%) Radio Access Network
7 39 (24.38%) Network Architecture
8 37 (23.13%) SS7
9 36 (22.50%) UMTS
9 36 (22.50%) Ericsson
10 33 (20.63%) Wireless
11 31 (19.38%) Internet
11 31 (19.38%) GSM
12 24 (15.00%) RNC
13 23 (14.38%) Capacity Planning
13 23 (14.38%) Computer Science
13 23 (14.38%) SLA
14 21 (13.13%) Fault Management
15 20 (12.50%) WiMAX
16 19 (11.88%) Nokia
17 18 (11.25%) MVNO
18 17 (10.63%) HNC
19 16 (10.00%) Linux
20 15 (9.38%) SQL
20 15 (9.38%) MPLS
21 14 (8.75%) Amdocs
21 14 (8.75%) Service Delivery
21 14 (8.75%) Oracle
22 13 (8.13%) Nortel
22 13 (8.13%) Ethernet

2G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 3 (1.88%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (0.63%) MTS
Applications
1 5 (3.13%) MS Visio
1 5 (3.13%) FrameMaker
1 5 (3.13%) XMetaL
2 3 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.25%) MS Office
4 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.63%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 160 (100.00%) 3G
2 105 (65.63%) 4G
3 80 (50.00%) LTE
4 51 (31.88%) Radio Access Network
5 37 (23.13%) SS7
6 36 (22.50%) UMTS
7 33 (20.63%) Wireless
8 31 (19.38%) Internet
8 31 (19.38%) GSM
9 24 (15.00%) RNC
10 20 (12.50%) WiMAX
11 18 (11.25%) MVNO
12 15 (9.38%) MPLS
13 13 (8.13%) Ethernet
14 7 (4.38%) TCP/IP
15 6 (3.75%) SIGTRAN
15 6 (3.75%) Diameter Protocol
16 5 (3.13%) Network Security
16 5 (3.13%) SMS
16 5 (3.13%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.88%) MySQL
3 2 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.13%) XMLSpy
2 2 (1.25%) Subversion
2 2 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.63%) CANoe
3 1 (0.63%) JIRA
3 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.63%) ClearCase
General
1 113 (70.63%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.75%) Electronics
3 5 (3.13%) Finance
4 4 (2.50%) Billing
5 3 (1.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (13.13%) Author
1 21 (13.13%) Technical Author
2 20 (12.50%) Architect
3 15 (9.38%) Network Architect
4 14 (8.75%) RAN Engineer
5 10 (6.25%) Technical Leader
5 10 (6.25%) Operations Manager
6 9 (5.63%) Network Engineer
7 8 (5.00%) Senior RAN Engineer
8 7 (4.38%) Wireless Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) Operations Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.75%) Support Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) Head of Capacity Planning
10 5 (3.13%) Technical Writer
10 5 (3.13%) Senior Support Engineer
11 4 (2.50%) Transmission Engineer
11 4 (2.50%) Transmission Planning Engineer
11 4 (2.50%) Designer
11 4 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.75%) XML
2 3 (1.88%) REST
2 3 (1.88%) .NET
2 3 (1.88%) J2EE
2 3 (1.88%) SOAP
3 2 (1.25%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.63%) HTML5
4 1 (0.63%) STL
4 1 (0.63%) Web Services
4 1 (0.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.38%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.13%) Wiki
3 5 (3.13%) E-Learning
4 3 (1.88%) Clustering
4 3 (1.88%) iDTV
4 3 (1.88%) BBC
4 3 (1.88%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.25%) Telematics
5 2 (1.25%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.25%) Handset
5 2 (1.25%) PMI
5 2 (1.25%) Statistics
6 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.00%) Linux
2 10 (6.25%) UNIX
3 5 (3.13%) Windows
3 5 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.88%) Android
5 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.63%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.38%) Network Architecture
2 23 (14.38%) Capacity Planning
3 21 (13.13%) Fault Management
4 14 (8.75%) Service Delivery
5 12 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 11 (6.88%) Change Control
7 8 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (5.00%) Change Management
7 8 (5.00%) Operations Management
8 7 (4.38%) OpenUP
8 7 (4.38%) Capacity Management
9 6 (3.75%) Network Planning
9 6 (3.75%) Strategic Planning
9 6 (3.75%) Validation
10 5 (3.13%) Migration
10 5 (3.13%) Workflow
10 5 (3.13%) Content Management
10 5 (3.13%) Project Management
10 5 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.38%) SQL
2 8 (5.00%) C++
3 7 (4.38%) Python
4 6 (3.75%) Shell Script
4 6 (3.75%) C
5 5 (3.13%) C#
5 5 (3.13%) Perl
6 4 (2.50%) Java
7 2 (1.25%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.25%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.25%) F#
8 1 (0.63%) TTCN
8 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 60 (37.50%) Degree
2 17 (10.63%) HNC
3 6 (3.75%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.50%) MCP
5 3 (1.88%) APMP
5 3 (1.88%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.25%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.63%) CISM
7 1 (0.63%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.63%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.63%) PhD
7 1 (0.63%) CCIE
7 1 (0.63%) CCNP
7 1 (0.63%) CCDP
7 1 (0.63%) CISSP
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.38%) SLA
2 13 (8.13%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.25%) Xen
2 2 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Netcool
1 1 (0.63%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (0.63%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 36 (22.50%) Ericsson
2 19 (11.88%) Nokia
3 14 (8.75%) Oracle
3 14 (8.75%) Amdocs
4 13 (8.13%) Nortel
5 11 (6.88%) Huawei
5 11 (6.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 7 (4.38%) Cisco
7 6 (3.75%) Cramer
8 5 (3.13%) VMware
9 4 (2.50%) Remedy
9 4 (2.50%) Juniper
10 3 (1.88%) Veritas
11 2 (1.25%) Mapinfo
11 2 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.25%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.25%) ION Trading
12 1 (0.63%) Perforce
12 1 (0.63%) HP
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