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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 401 406 399
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing 2G 35 15 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.072% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 0.35% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 22
Average salary £65,000 £27,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+140.74% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,200 £27,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £27,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
4540 4246 5077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.89% 20.51% 23.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3492 3300 4104
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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 +15 23 £68,750 - 8
Buckinghamshire +15 9 - -
Surrey -10 2 £46,500 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
2G
England

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 100 (100.00%) 3G
2 80 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 54 (54.00%) LTE
4 53 (53.00%) 4G
5 47 (47.00%) Wireless
6 43 (43.00%) GSM
7 40 (40.00%) Degree
8 38 (38.00%) Ericsson
9 36 (36.00%) UMTS
9 36 (36.00%) Radio Access Network
10 34 (34.00%) Nokia
11 33 (33.00%) RNC
11 33 (33.00%) WiMAX
12 31 (31.00%) Nortel
12 31 (31.00%) QA
13 26 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (25.00%) Service Delivery
15 19 (19.00%) SLA
16 15 (15.00%) Huawei
17 14 (14.00%) Finance
18 13 (13.00%) Progress
19 11 (11.00%) C
19 11 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
20 9 (9.00%) Network Architecture
21 8 (8.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
21 8 (8.00%) MS Excel
21 8 (8.00%) Ethernet
22 7 (7.00%) Microsoft
22 7 (7.00%) Linux
22 7 (7.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 8 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 100 (100.00%) 3G
2 54 (54.00%) LTE
3 53 (53.00%) 4G
4 47 (47.00%) Wireless
5 43 (43.00%) GSM
6 36 (36.00%) UMTS
6 36 (36.00%) Radio Access Network
7 33 (33.00%) WiMAX
7 33 (33.00%) RNC
8 8 (8.00%) Ethernet
9 6 (6.00%) MPLS
10 5 (5.00%) SIGTRAN
10 5 (5.00%) GGSN
10 5 (5.00%) Firewall
11 4 (4.00%) 2.5G
11 4 (4.00%) VLAN
11 4 (4.00%) GPRS
11 4 (4.00%) VPN
11 4 (4.00%) DMZ
11 4 (4.00%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 80 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (14.00%) Finance
3 4 (4.00%) Marketing
4 3 (3.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (22.00%) Wireless Engineer
2 18 (18.00%) RAN Engineer
3 14 (14.00%) Delivery Manager
4 11 (11.00%) Technical Engineer
5 10 (10.00%) Senior Manager
6 9 (9.00%) Consultant
6 9 (9.00%) Site Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) 3G Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Network Consultant
8 5 (5.00%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.00%) Technical Leader
9 4 (4.00%) Head of Capacity Planning
10 3 (3.00%) Risk Consultant
10 3 (3.00%) Network Manager
10 3 (3.00%) Designer
10 3 (3.00%) Technical Manager
10 3 (3.00%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Technical Consultant
11 2 (2.00%) Senior Project Manager
11 2 (2.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) SOAP
2 1 (1.00%) REST
2 1 (1.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.00%) PMI
3 2 (2.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.00%) Linux
2 4 (4.00%) UNIX
3 1 (1.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 11 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (9.00%) Network Architecture
4 7 (7.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (6.00%) Network Planning
6 5 (5.00%) Information Security
6 5 (5.00%) Project Management
6 5 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (4.00%) Security Management
7 4 (4.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (4.00%) Mobile Commerce
7 4 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (4.00%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (4.00%) Marketing Strategy
8 3 (3.00%) Business Development
8 3 (3.00%) PRINCE
8 3 (3.00%) Migration
8 3 (3.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.00%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.00%) C
2 5 (5.00%) Java
3 2 (2.00%) SQL
4 1 (1.00%) Python
4 1 (1.00%) C#
4 1 (1.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 40 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (4.00%) VCP4
3 3 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.00%) CISM
4 1 (1.00%) HND
4 1 (1.00%) ISEB
4 1 (1.00%) CISSP
4 1 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (31.00%) QA
2 19 (19.00%) SLA
3 5 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Netcool
1 1 (1.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 38 (38.00%) Ericsson
2 34 (34.00%) Nokia
3 31 (31.00%) Nortel
4 15 (15.00%) Huawei
5 13 (13.00%) Progress
6 8 (8.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 7 (7.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.00%) BT
9 1 (1.00%) NEC
9 1 (1.00%) Cramer
9 1 (1.00%) VMware
9 1 (1.00%) Oracle
9 1 (1.00%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.00%) Mapinfo
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Telefonica
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