The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 136 122 163
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +41
Permanent jobs citing 2G 6 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.26% 0.55% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.24% 2.42% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Average salary £70,000 £48,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.58% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -11.11%
2G
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
484 455 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.11% 22.64% 23.32%
Number of salaries quoted 387 314 485
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

2G
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

2G Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

2G
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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
Hemel Hempstead -9 6 £70,000 +12.00%
2G
East of England

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 10 (100.00%) 3G
2 9 (90.00%) 4G
3 7 (70.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
3 7 (70.00%) Blackberry
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Smartphone
3 7 (70.00%) Android
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 5 (50.00%) Resource Management
4 5 (50.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) 3GPP
5 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (20.00%) Network Design
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) LTE
6 1 (10.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (10.00%) Agilent
6 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
6 1 (10.00%) VPN
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Perl
6 1 (10.00%) UNIX
6 1 (10.00%) ISUP

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) 3G
2 9 (90.00%) 4G
3 2 (20.00%) LTE
3 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (20.00%) 3GPP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) ISUP
4 1 (10.00%) INAP
4 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Architect
2 7 (70.00%) Technical Architect
3 5 (50.00%) Technical Design Authority
4 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Blackberry
1 7 (70.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Android
1 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (50.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Agilent
1 1 (10.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks