The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 191 179 191
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Permanent jobs citing 2G 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.026% 0.088% 0.100%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.40% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
2G
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
791 750 1060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 20.53% 22.08% 26.45%
Number of salaries quoted 705 622 838
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

2G
Salary Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the Hampshire region.

2G Salary Trend in Hampshire

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 4 (100.00%) 3G
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) STL
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) Handset
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) MFC
2 3 (75.00%) Bluetooth
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Business Development
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) ZigBee
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Signal Processing
2 3 (75.00%) 4G
2 3 (75.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Coaching
2 3 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) LTE
3 1 (25.00%) Numerical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) GSM
3 1 (25.00%) SDH
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Network Planning

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) 3G
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) ZigBee
2 3 (75.00%) Bluetooth
2 3 (75.00%) 4G
3 1 (25.00%) GSM
3 1 (25.00%) SDH
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) LTE
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) MFC
1 3 (75.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Handset
1 3 (75.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) UML
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) Business Development
1 3 (75.00%) Signal Processing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Planning
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (75.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Numerical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft