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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 414 433 401
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -32
Permanent jobs citing 2G 41 27 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 0.55% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 15
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,750 £67,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
4726 4883 5310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.01% 20.68% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3560 3795 4242
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% +3.75%
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 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +6 23 £40,000 -35.74% 4
Buckinghamshire +5 15 £50,000 -9.09%
Surrey - 3 £45,250 -
2G
England

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 79 (100.00%) 3G
2 51 (64.56%) Telecoms
3 46 (58.23%) 4G
4 44 (55.70%) LTE
5 40 (50.63%) Radio Access Network
6 33 (41.77%) GSM
7 32 (40.51%) Degree
8 28 (35.44%) Wireless
9 27 (34.18%) Ericsson
10 22 (27.85%) UMTS
11 21 (26.58%) Nokia
12 19 (24.05%) WiMAX
13 18 (22.78%) RNC
14 15 (18.99%) Nortel
14 15 (18.99%) QA
15 13 (16.46%) Ethernet
16 12 (15.19%) Service Delivery
16 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (15.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 11 (13.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
17 11 (13.92%) Capacity Planning
17 11 (13.92%) MPLS
18 10 (12.66%) Linux
19 9 (11.39%) SLA
20 8 (10.13%) Huawei
20 8 (10.13%) C
21 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
21 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
21 7 (8.86%) Network Architecture
22 6 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.27%) MTS
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 79 (100.00%) 3G
2 46 (58.23%) 4G
3 44 (55.70%) LTE
4 40 (50.63%) Radio Access Network
5 33 (41.77%) GSM
6 28 (35.44%) Wireless
7 22 (27.85%) UMTS
8 19 (24.05%) WiMAX
9 18 (22.78%) RNC
10 13 (16.46%) Ethernet
11 11 (13.92%) MPLS
12 5 (6.33%) SIGTRAN
13 4 (5.06%) GGSN
13 4 (5.06%) VLAN
13 4 (5.06%) 2.5G
13 4 (5.06%) Firewall
13 4 (5.06%) VPN
13 4 (5.06%) DMZ
13 4 (5.06%) LAN
13 4 (5.06%) SDH
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) LabVIEW
General
1 51 (64.56%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.59%) Finance
3 4 (5.06%) Electronics
4 2 (2.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (16.46%) RAN Engineer
2 11 (13.92%) Wireless Engineer
3 9 (11.39%) Technical Leader
4 6 (7.59%) Head of Capacity Planning
4 6 (7.59%) Network Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) 3G Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Designer
6 4 (5.06%) Transmission Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Transmission Planning Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Site Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Consultant
7 3 (3.80%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Network Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Risk Consultant
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Designer
7 3 (3.80%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) SOAP
2 2 (2.53%) REST
2 2 (2.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) PMI
3 2 (2.53%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.66%) Linux
2 6 (7.59%) UNIX
3 3 (3.80%) Windows
3 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.53%) Android
5 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.19%) Service Delivery
1 12 (15.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 11 (13.92%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (8.86%) Network Architecture
4 6 (7.59%) Strategic Planning
4 6 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (6.33%) Capacity Management
5 5 (6.33%) Network Planning
5 5 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.33%) Information Security
6 4 (5.06%) Migration
6 4 (5.06%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (5.06%) Security Management
6 4 (5.06%) Mobile Commerce
6 4 (5.06%) Project Management
6 4 (5.06%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (5.06%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (3.80%) Business Development
7 3 (3.80%) OpenUP
7 3 (3.80%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.13%) C
2 6 (7.59%) Java
3 5 (6.33%) SQL
4 2 (2.53%) C#
4 2 (2.53%) C++
4 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (40.51%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.53%) MCP
5 1 (1.27%) HND
5 1 (1.27%) ISEB
5 1 (1.27%) CISSP
5 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.27%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.99%) QA
2 9 (11.39%) SLA
3 5 (6.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 27 (34.18%) Ericsson
2 21 (26.58%) Nokia
3 15 (18.99%) Nortel
4 11 (13.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 8 (10.13%) Huawei
6 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
7 6 (7.59%) Cramer
7 6 (7.59%) Amdocs
8 3 (3.80%) Oracle
9 2 (2.53%) VMware
10 1 (1.27%) Mapinfo
10 1 (1.27%) Remedy
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 6 days ago