The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 36 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -3
Permanent jobs citing 2G 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 1.34% 0.53% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.11% 1.45% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £28,500 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
2G
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
73 138 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 32.59% 36.90% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 67 97 79
Average salary £50,000 £39,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.58% -12.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,350 £61,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

2G
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

2G Salary Trend in Newbury

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 8 (100.00%) 3G
1 8 (100.00%) 4G
2 7 (87.50%) Validation
3 6 (75.00%) SMS
3 6 (75.00%) Wireshark
3 6 (75.00%) Unix
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) SS7
4 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 5 (62.50%) Electronics
4 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
4 5 (62.50%) Test Planning
5 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (50.00%) SDH
5 4 (50.00%) IPsec
5 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
5 4 (50.00%) SSH
5 4 (50.00%) Telnet
5 4 (50.00%) ATM
5 4 (50.00%) GPRS
5 4 (50.00%) GSM
5 4 (50.00%) Solaris
5 4 (50.00%) VoIP
5 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (50.00%) SNMP
5 4 (50.00%) VPN
5 4 (50.00%) HTTPS
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco
6 3 (37.50%) FTP

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 8 (100.00%) 3G
1 8 (100.00%) 4G
2 6 (75.00%) SMS
2 6 (75.00%) Wireshark
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) SS7
4 4 (50.00%) ATM
4 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (50.00%) GPRS
4 4 (50.00%) GSM
4 4 (50.00%) HTTPS
4 4 (50.00%) IPsec
4 4 (50.00%) SDH
4 4 (50.00%) SIGTRAN
4 4 (50.00%) SNMP
4 4 (50.00%) SSH
4 4 (50.00%) Telnet
4 4 (50.00%) VoIP
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
5 3 (37.50%) FTP
General
1 5 (62.50%) Electronics
1 5 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Graduate
2 2 (25.00%) Graduate Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Junior
2 2 (25.00%) Junior Penetration Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Junior Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 4G Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Validation
2 5 (62.50%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CISM
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Symbian