The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 68 70 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing 2G 1 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.18% 0.42% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 1.99% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Average salary £32,500 £51,750 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.19% +11.89%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
143 151 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 26.09% 21.27% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 123 128 186
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
2G
Berkshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) IPv4
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) OpenView
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) GIS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cramer
2 1 (50.00%) Amdocs
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) MapBasic
2 1 (50.00%) HP NNM
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) IPv4
2 1 (50.00%) IPv6
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) GIS
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
1 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (50.00%) Netcool
1 1 (50.00%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (50.00%) HP NNM
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Mapinfo
2 1 (50.00%) Vitria
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Cramer
2 1 (50.00%) Amdocs
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft