The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 69 70 74
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing 2G 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.31% 0.31% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.50% 1.23% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
133 162 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 20.52% 25.39% 22.91%
Number of salaries quoted 118 111 120
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

2G
Salary Trend in Slough

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

2G Salary Trend in Slough

2G
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Slough 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 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) GPRS
2 1 (50.00%) UMTS
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Slough 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 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) GPRS
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) UMTS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Account Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Service Assurance Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Account Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Assurance Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Design Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Services Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia