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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 413 407 397
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Permanent jobs citing 2G 30 37 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.74% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 23
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £26,500 £45,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £63,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £31,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -31.11%
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
4391 4990 5120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.17% 22.03% 23.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3521 3755 3985
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 +12 22 £68,750 +37.50% 4
Buckinghamshire -13 3 - -
Surrey - 3 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
2G
England

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 70 (100.00%) 3G
2 54 (77.14%) 4G
3 38 (54.29%) Telecoms
4 32 (45.71%) Radio Access Network
5 27 (38.57%) LTE
6 19 (27.14%) Ericsson
7 18 (25.71%) GSM
7 18 (25.71%) Degree
8 15 (21.43%) MPLS
9 14 (20.00%) Wireless
10 13 (18.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 12 (17.14%) UMTS
11 12 (17.14%) Ethernet
12 11 (15.71%) Capacity Planning
13 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 9 (12.86%) WiMAX
14 9 (12.86%) RNC
14 9 (12.86%) Amdocs
14 9 (12.86%) SS7
15 8 (11.43%) Network Management
15 8 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (10.00%) Nokia
16 7 (10.00%) SQL
16 7 (10.00%) Finance
17 6 (8.57%) Cramer
17 6 (8.57%) IP Telephony
17 6 (8.57%) Strategic Planning
17 6 (8.57%) Linux
17 6 (8.57%) SMS
17 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (1.43%) MTS
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Office
1 3 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 70 (100.00%) 3G
2 54 (77.14%) 4G
3 32 (45.71%) Radio Access Network
4 27 (38.57%) LTE
5 18 (25.71%) GSM
6 15 (21.43%) MPLS
7 14 (20.00%) Wireless
8 12 (17.14%) UMTS
8 12 (17.14%) Ethernet
9 9 (12.86%) SS7
9 9 (12.86%) WiMAX
9 9 (12.86%) RNC
10 6 (8.57%) IP Telephony
10 6 (8.57%) Network Security
10 6 (8.57%) SMS
11 3 (4.29%) CDMA
12 2 (2.86%) GPRS
12 2 (2.86%) RFID
12 2 (2.86%) Internet
13 1 (1.43%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
General
1 38 (54.29%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (4.29%) Electronics
3 3 (4.29%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (14.29%) Technical Leader
2 7 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (8.57%) Head of Capacity Planning
4 5 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Senior Manager
5 4 (5.71%) Transmission Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Transmission Planning Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Designer
6 3 (4.29%) Senior Designer
6 3 (4.29%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Wireless Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Operations Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Technical Account Manager
7 2 (2.86%) Technical Manager
7 2 (2.86%) Technical Designer
7 2 (2.86%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) J2EE
2 1 (1.43%) SOAP
2 1 (1.43%) REST
2 1 (1.43%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.29%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (2.86%) Internet of Things
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) PMI
4 1 (1.43%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Linux
2 5 (7.14%) UNIX
2 5 (7.14%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.71%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 8 (11.43%) Network Management
3 8 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (8.57%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (7.14%) Capacity Management
5 5 (7.14%) Project Management
5 5 (7.14%) Network Planning
6 4 (5.71%) Migration
6 4 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (4.29%) Software Deployment
7 3 (4.29%) Fault Management
7 3 (4.29%) OpenUP
7 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.29%) Line Management
7 3 (4.29%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.86%) SDLC
8 2 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.86%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) SQL
2 4 (5.71%) C
3 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.29%) Python
4 2 (2.86%) Embedded C
4 2 (2.86%) Perl
4 2 (2.86%) MATLAB
4 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.86%) F#
5 1 (1.43%) C#
5 1 (1.43%) C++
5 1 (1.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (25.71%) Degree
2 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) MCP
4 2 (2.86%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.43%) CISM
5 1 (1.43%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.43%) JNCIE
5 1 (1.43%) PhD
5 1 (1.43%) CCIE
5 1 (1.43%) CCNP
5 1 (1.43%) CCDP
5 1 (1.43%) CISSP
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (4.29%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) Ericsson
2 13 (18.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 9 (12.86%) Amdocs
4 7 (10.00%) Nokia
5 6 (8.57%) Cramer
6 5 (7.14%) ION Trading
7 4 (5.71%) Oracle
8 3 (4.29%) Nortel
8 3 (4.29%) Remedy
9 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.43%) Mapinfo
10 1 (1.43%) Juniper
10 1 (1.43%) Cisco
10 1 (1.43%) Huawei
10 1 (1.43%) VMware
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