The table below looks at the statistics for 2.5G skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2.5G 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
2.5G
Rank 444 - 431
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing 2.5G 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.009% - 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.043% - 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 - £55,000
2.5G
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4647 4894 5306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.88% 20.70% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3489 3832 4256
Average salary £44,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

2.5G
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2.5G across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2.5G Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

2.5G
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2.5G across the South East region.

2.5G Salary Trend in the South East

2.5G
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2.5G within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 2 £35,000 -
2.5G
England

2.5G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing 2.5G 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 2.5G.

1 6 (100.00%) 3G
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (100.00%) GGSN
1 6 (100.00%) LTE
2 4 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) SIGTRAN
2 4 (66.67%) 2G
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) DMZ
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile Commerce
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Security Management
2 4 (66.67%) C
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) GSM
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) SGSN
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 2 (33.33%) NetHawk
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS

2.5G
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing 2.5G 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 2.5G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) 3G
1 6 (100.00%) GGSN
1 6 (100.00%) LTE
2 4 (66.67%) SIGTRAN
2 4 (66.67%) 2G
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) DMZ
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) GSM
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) SGSN
3 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) Packet Switching
General
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Director
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Network Architecture
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
1 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile Commerce
1 4 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) NetHawk