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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 403 376 392
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +16
Permanent jobs citing 2G 40 63 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.81% 1.29% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 31
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £45,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-34.44% -
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
4919 4870 5331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.09% 22.27% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3670 3783 4369
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 19 - -
Berkshire -36 16 £70,000 +16.66% 3
Hampshire -3 3 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Surrey -6 2 - - 3
2G
England

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 64 (98.46%) 3G
2 52 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 51 (78.46%) 4G
4 33 (50.77%) LTE
5 20 (30.77%) Radio Access Network
6 19 (29.23%) UMTS
6 19 (29.23%) GSM
7 14 (21.54%) Service Management
8 13 (20.00%) GPRS
9 12 (18.46%) SLA
10 11 (16.92%) Change Management
10 11 (16.92%) Problem Management
11 10 (15.38%) ITIL
12 9 (13.85%) Broadband
12 9 (13.85%) Wireless
12 9 (13.85%) Marketing
12 9 (13.85%) Degree
13 8 (12.31%) Logistics
13 8 (12.31%) QA
13 8 (12.31%) Fault Management
13 8 (12.31%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 8 (12.31%) Digital Media
14 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery
14 7 (10.77%) 2.5G
14 7 (10.77%) Finance
15 6 (9.23%) Huawei
15 6 (9.23%) Network Planning
15 6 (9.23%) Internet
16 5 (7.69%) Ericsson
16 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 64 (98.46%) 3G
2 51 (78.46%) 4G
3 33 (50.77%) LTE
4 20 (30.77%) Radio Access Network
5 19 (29.23%) UMTS
5 19 (29.23%) GSM
6 13 (20.00%) GPRS
7 9 (13.85%) Broadband
7 9 (13.85%) Wireless
8 7 (10.77%) 2.5G
9 6 (9.23%) Internet
10 5 (7.69%) SS7
11 4 (6.15%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (4.62%) ZigBee
12 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
12 3 (4.62%) Bluetooth
13 2 (3.08%) VoIP
13 2 (3.08%) DHCP
13 2 (3.08%) DNS
13 2 (3.08%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (1.54%) MySQL
2 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 52 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.85%) Marketing
3 7 (10.77%) Finance
4 3 (4.62%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 11 (16.92%) Consultant
3 8 (12.31%) Network Manager
3 8 (12.31%) Operations Manager
3 8 (12.31%) Service Operations Manager
4 7 (10.77%) Resourcer
4 7 (10.77%) Performance Manager
5 5 (7.69%) Solutions Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Principal Consultant
7 2 (3.08%) Junior
7 2 (3.08%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Buyer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) MFC
1 3 (4.62%) STL
2 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Digital Media
2 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.62%) Handset
4 1 (1.54%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) UNIX
2 4 (6.15%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.54%) Android
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) CentOS
3 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) Service Management
2 11 (16.92%) Change Management
2 11 (16.92%) Problem Management
3 10 (15.38%) ITIL
4 8 (12.31%) Logistics
4 8 (12.31%) Fault Management
5 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery
6 6 (9.23%) Network Planning
7 5 (7.69%) Performance Engineering
7 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.69%) Use Case
7 5 (7.69%) Product Management
7 5 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.15%) Product Marketing
8 4 (6.15%) Performance Management
9 3 (4.62%) Business Development
9 3 (4.62%) UML
9 3 (4.62%) Project Management
9 3 (4.62%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.62%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) Java
1 5 (7.69%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) C#
2 4 (6.15%) C++
3 2 (3.08%) C
4 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) HNC
2 4 (6.15%) HND
3 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) PMP
4 2 (3.08%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.54%) ISEB
5 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.46%) SLA
2 8 (12.31%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) NDS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Netcool
2 2 (3.08%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 6 (9.23%) Huawei
3 5 (7.69%) Ericsson
4 4 (6.15%) TIBCO
4 4 (6.15%) Business Objects
4 4 (6.15%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle
5 3 (4.62%) EMC
6 2 (3.08%) Progress
6 2 (3.08%) BT
7 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.54%) Greenplum
7 1 (1.54%) F5
7 1 (1.54%) Talend
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.54%) HP
7 1 (1.54%) Nortel
Chertsey
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + car, fuel, bonus, pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Comvergent Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 6 days ago