The table below looks at the statistics for 2.5G skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2.5G 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
2.5G
Rank - - 625
Permanent jobs citing 2.5G 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London - - 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary - - £45,000
2.5G
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7605 7563 9085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.81% 16.42% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6370 6332 7622
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

2.5G
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2.5G across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2.5G Jobs Demand Trend in London

2.5G
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2.5G across the London region.

2.5G Salary Trend in London

2.5G
Top 9 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing 2.5G 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 2.5G.

1 2 (100.00%) GPRS
1 2 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) SCCP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) SGSN

2.5G
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing 2.5G 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 2.5G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) GPRS
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) SCCP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) SGSN
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Salesforce.com