The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank - - 70
Permanent jobs citing 2G 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
2G
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 North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
79 112 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 10.72% 18.21% 21.97%
Number of salaries quoted 59 71 130
Average salary £40,000 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.94% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £20,350 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £35,070
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

2G Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

2G
Salary Trend in the North East

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

2G Salary Trend in the North East