The table below looks at the statistics for 2G 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 2G over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 400 348 386
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +38
Permanent jobs citing 2G 45 76 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.36% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 1.65% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 15 34 29
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £45,300 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -11.11%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4956 4603 5410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.55% 21.91% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3658 3569 4432
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

2G Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

2G
Salary Trend in the South East

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

2G Salary Trend in the South East

2G
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2G across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

2G Salary Histogram in the South East

2G
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 2G within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
Buckinghamshire -4 21 - -
Berkshire -27 18 £55,000 - 2
Hampshire -4 3 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Surrey -6 3 - - 1
2G
England

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 69 (98.57%) 3G
2 59 (84.29%) 4G
3 58 (82.86%) Telecoms
4 34 (48.57%) LTE
5 22 (31.43%) Radio Access Network
6 18 (25.71%) UMTS
7 16 (22.86%) GSM
8 14 (20.00%) Service Management
9 13 (18.57%) GPRS
10 12 (17.14%) SLA
10 12 (17.14%) Degree
11 11 (15.71%) Change Management
11 11 (15.71%) Problem Management
12 10 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 9 (12.86%) Wireless
13 9 (12.86%) Finance
13 9 (12.86%) Marketing
13 9 (12.86%) Broadband
13 9 (12.86%) ITIL
14 8 (11.43%) QA
14 8 (11.43%) Huawei
14 8 (11.43%) Logistics
14 8 (11.43%) Fault Management
15 7 (10.00%) Digital Media
15 7 (10.00%) Network Planning
15 7 (10.00%) 2.5G
15 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
15 7 (10.00%) Ericsson
15 7 (10.00%) Internet
16 6 (8.57%) Progress

2G
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 69 (98.57%) 3G
2 59 (84.29%) 4G
3 34 (48.57%) LTE
4 22 (31.43%) Radio Access Network
5 18 (25.71%) UMTS
6 16 (22.86%) GSM
7 13 (18.57%) GPRS
8 9 (12.86%) Wireless
8 9 (12.86%) Broadband
9 7 (10.00%) 2.5G
9 7 (10.00%) Internet
10 5 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (5.71%) SS7
12 3 (4.29%) Bluetooth
12 3 (4.29%) Firewall
12 3 (4.29%) ZigBee
13 2 (2.86%) GGSN
13 2 (2.86%) SGSN
13 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
13 2 (2.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 58 (82.86%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Marketing
3 4 (5.71%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (17.14%) Consultant
1 12 (17.14%) Service Manager
2 9 (12.86%) Operations Manager
3 8 (11.43%) Service Operations Manager
4 7 (10.00%) Resourcer
4 7 (10.00%) Network Manager
4 7 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (7.14%) Performance Manager
5 5 (7.14%) Solutions Consultant
6 4 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Network Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Commercial Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Network Operations Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) STL
1 3 (4.29%) MFC
2 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.29%) Handset
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) UNIX
2 3 (4.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) Service Management
2 11 (15.71%) Change Management
2 11 (15.71%) Problem Management
3 9 (12.86%) ITIL
4 8 (11.43%) Logistics
4 8 (11.43%) Fault Management
5 7 (10.00%) Network Planning
5 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.14%) Coaching
6 5 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
6 5 (7.14%) Use Case
6 5 (7.14%) Product Management
7 4 (5.71%) Product Marketing
7 4 (5.71%) Performance Management
7 4 (5.71%) Project Management
8 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) SQL
2 4 (5.71%) C#
2 4 (5.71%) C++
2 4 (5.71%) Java
3 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (17.14%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) HNC
2 4 (5.71%) HND
3 3 (4.29%) PMP
3 3 (4.29%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) ISEB
4 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.14%) SLA
2 8 (11.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) NDS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Netcool
2 2 (2.86%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 8 (11.43%) Huawei
3 7 (10.00%) Ericsson
4 6 (8.57%) Progress
5 4 (5.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 4 (5.71%) TIBCO
5 4 (5.71%) Business Objects
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle
6 3 (4.29%) EMC
7 2 (2.86%) BT
8 1 (1.43%) Nokia
8 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.43%) HP
8 1 (1.43%) Nortel
8 1 (1.43%) F5
8 1 (1.43%) Talend
8 1 (1.43%) Greenplum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + car, fuel, bonus, pension
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