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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 741 786 801
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +15
Permanent jobs citing 2G 124 77 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.077% 0.072%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 0.44% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 58 21 55
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £35,000 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.11%
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
18661 17562 21389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.02% 17.46% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15164 13877 17958
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +30 67 £57,500 +21.05% 5
East of England -11 16 £42,500 +13.33%
London -20 15 £55,000 -4.34% 4
South West -13 9 £24,000 -50.00%
North West - 5 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £23,000 - 1
2G
UK

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 267 (99.26%) 3G
2 228 (84.76%) Telecoms
3 162 (60.22%) 4G
4 141 (52.42%) LTE
5 86 (31.97%) Degree
6 80 (29.74%) Wireless
7 57 (21.19%) GSM
8 55 (20.45%) Radio Access Network
9 47 (17.47%) UMTS
10 46 (17.10%) Ericsson
11 42 (15.61%) QA
12 40 (14.87%) Analytical Skills
13 38 (14.13%) Finance
14 35 (13.01%) Network Architecture
15 34 (12.64%) Nokia
16 33 (12.27%) Linux
16 33 (12.27%) RNC
17 31 (11.52%) Nortel
18 30 (11.15%) WiMAX
19 29 (10.78%) Huawei
20 28 (10.41%) UNIX
21 27 (10.04%) SS7
22 26 (9.67%) Software Engineering
23 25 (9.29%) Service Delivery
24 24 (8.92%) C
25 23 (8.55%) SLA
26 22 (8.18%) Computer Science
27 21 (7.81%) Project Management
28 20 (7.43%) Java
28 20 (7.43%) Oracle

2G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 12 (4.46%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 6 (2.23%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.37%) TeamSite
Applications
1 17 (6.32%) XMetaL
2 10 (3.72%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.86%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.86%) FrameMaker
3 5 (1.86%) MS Office
4 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 267 (99.26%) 3G
2 162 (60.22%) 4G
3 141 (52.42%) LTE
4 80 (29.74%) Wireless
5 57 (21.19%) GSM
6 55 (20.45%) Radio Access Network
7 47 (17.47%) UMTS
8 33 (12.27%) RNC
9 30 (11.15%) WiMAX
10 27 (10.04%) SS7
11 16 (5.95%) MVNO
12 13 (4.83%) SIGTRAN
13 11 (4.09%) Internet
13 11 (4.09%) TCAP
13 11 (4.09%) 3GPP
14 10 (3.72%) GPRS
14 10 (3.72%) 2.5G
15 9 (3.35%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (2.97%) GGSN
17 6 (2.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.46%) Oracle Database
2 11 (4.09%) Big Data
3 9 (3.35%) MySQL
4 6 (2.23%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.74%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.37%) DTS
6 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (1.49%) XMLSpy
2 2 (0.74%) CppUnit
2 2 (0.74%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.74%) Valgrind
3 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.37%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.37%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.37%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.37%) Maven
3 1 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 228 (84.76%) Telecoms
2 38 (14.13%) Finance
3 16 (5.95%) Marketing
4 13 (4.83%) Billing
5 7 (2.60%) Banking
6 5 (1.86%) Games
7 4 (1.49%) Electronics
8 2 (0.74%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.74%) French Language
9 1 (0.37%) Retail
9 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (8.92%) Project Manager
2 22 (8.18%) Coordinator
2 22 (8.18%) Project Coordinator
2 22 (8.18%) Wireless Engineer
3 20 (7.43%) Consultant
4 18 (6.69%) Author
4 18 (6.69%) Technical Author
5 16 (5.95%) RAN Engineer
6 14 (5.20%) Junior
6 14 (5.20%) Architect
6 14 (5.20%) Operations Manager
6 14 (5.20%) Delivery Manager
7 13 (4.83%) Network Manager
7 13 (4.83%) Junior Technical Author
8 12 (4.46%) Technical Engineer
8 12 (4.46%) Test Engineer
8 12 (4.46%) Senior Manager
9 11 (4.09%) Network Consultant
9 11 (4.09%) Site Engineer
10 10 (3.72%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.06%) XML
2 10 (3.72%) HTML
3 6 (2.23%) Middleware
4 5 (1.86%) Ajax
4 5 (1.86%) jQuery
4 5 (1.86%) Web Services
4 5 (1.86%) .NET
4 5 (1.86%) Classic ASP
4 5 (1.86%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.86%) CSS
5 4 (1.49%) STL
6 3 (1.12%) MFC
6 3 (1.12%) SOAP
7 2 (0.74%) J2EE
7 2 (0.74%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.74%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.87%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.18%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.58%) Smartphone
4 9 (3.35%) Algorithms
5 8 (2.97%) Clustering
6 7 (2.60%) Device Driver
6 7 (2.60%) Digital Media
7 6 (2.23%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.23%) Handset
8 5 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.49%) E-Learning
10 3 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.74%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.74%) PMI
12 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.37%) Statistics
12 1 (0.37%) Open Source
12 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.37%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 33 (12.27%) Linux
2 28 (10.41%) UNIX
3 9 (3.35%) Windows
4 8 (2.97%) Android
5 7 (2.60%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.37%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (13.01%) Network Architecture
2 26 (9.67%) Software Engineering
3 25 (9.29%) Service Delivery
4 21 (7.81%) Project Management
5 17 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (3.35%) Configuration Management
7 9 (3.35%) Marketing Strategy
8 8 (2.97%) Business Development
8 8 (2.97%) Validation
8 8 (2.97%) Service Management
9 7 (2.60%) Change Management
9 7 (2.60%) PRINCE2
9 7 (2.60%) Logistics
9 7 (2.60%) Product Management
9 7 (2.60%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (2.60%) Coaching
10 6 (2.23%) Machine Learning
10 6 (2.23%) High Availability
10 6 (2.23%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.92%) C
2 20 (7.43%) Java
3 16 (5.95%) SQL
4 13 (4.83%) Python
4 13 (4.83%) Shell Script
5 12 (4.46%) C++
6 11 (4.09%) Perl
7 9 (3.35%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.35%) C#
8 8 (2.97%) Embedded C
8 8 (2.97%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.23%) Embedded C++
10 5 (1.86%) VB6
10 5 (1.86%) VB
11 2 (0.74%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 86 (31.97%) Degree
2 9 (3.35%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.86%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.12%) ISEB
4 3 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.12%) PMP
5 2 (0.74%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.74%) HND
5 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.37%) CISM
6 1 (0.37%) HNC
6 1 (0.37%) CISSP
6 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (15.61%) QA
2 23 (8.55%) SLA
3 4 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (2.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 6 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) Xen
3 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) Netcool
1 1 (0.37%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 46 (17.10%) Ericsson
2 34 (12.64%) Nokia
3 31 (11.52%) Nortel
4 29 (10.78%) Huawei
5 20 (7.43%) Oracle
6 16 (5.95%) Progress
7 12 (4.46%) Veritas
8 10 (3.72%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 9 (3.35%) Microsoft
10 6 (2.23%) VMware
11 4 (1.49%) EMC
12 2 (0.74%) BT
12 2 (0.74%) MKS
12 2 (0.74%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.74%) Coverity
13 1 (0.37%) Tektronix
13 1 (0.37%) Greenplum
13 1 (0.37%) Cerillion
13 1 (0.37%) Comverse
13 1 (0.37%) Talend
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