The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank - 233 254
Permanent jobs citing 2G 0 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.089% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.60% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -11.11%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1057 992 1058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.30% 14.65% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 885 826 895
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

2G Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

2G
Salary Trend in the North West

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

2G Salary Trend in the North West