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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank - - 268
Permanent jobs citing 2G 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -22.22%
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
989 886 1151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.61% 14.55% 15.35%
Number of salaries quoted 804 703 967
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +11.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing 2G as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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

2G
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT jobs citing 2G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for 2G.

1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

2G
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) SDH
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Transmission Planner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design