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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 51 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +5
Permanent jobs citing 2G 9 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.57% 0.19% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.32% 0.68% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £51,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -37.19%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
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
123 148 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 21.43% 27.51% 21.80%
Number of salaries quoted 96 127 132
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) 3G
2 9 (81.82%) Ericsson
2 9 (81.82%) LTE
3 7 (63.64%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 7 (63.64%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (63.64%) Amdocs
4 5 (45.45%) Nokia
4 5 (45.45%) Cramer
5 4 (36.36%) 4G
5 4 (36.36%) OpenUP
6 2 (18.18%) Wireless
6 2 (18.18%) Electronics
6 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) GSM
6 2 (18.18%) UMTS
6 2 (18.18%) WiMAX
6 2 (18.18%) Remedy
6 2 (18.18%) Huawei
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
6 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (18.18%) Fault Management
6 2 (18.18%) Network Management
6 2 (18.18%) Line Management
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (9.09%) RNC

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) 3G
2 9 (81.82%) LTE
3 7 (63.64%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (36.36%) 4G
5 2 (18.18%) GSM
5 2 (18.18%) UMTS
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
5 2 (18.18%) WiMAX
6 1 (9.09%) RNC
General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) OpenUP
2 2 (18.18%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) Line Management
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Fault Management
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Ericsson
2 7 (63.64%) Amdocs
2 7 (63.64%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 5 (45.45%) Cramer
3 5 (45.45%) Nokia
4 2 (18.18%) Remedy
4 2 (18.18%) Huawei