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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 378 400 413
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +13
Permanent jobs citing 2G 67 34 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% 0.72% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 29
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,650 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £79,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.51%
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
4957 4696 5460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.27% 21.28% 23.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3702 3619 4532
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 28 November 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 28 November 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
Berkshire +46 48 £57,500 +4.54% 4
Buckinghamshire +5 15 - -
Surrey -11 2 - -
Hampshire -15 2 £42,000 +5.00%
2G
England

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 109 (100.00%) 3G
2 94 (86.24%) Telecoms
3 76 (69.72%) 4G
4 54 (49.54%) LTE
5 40 (36.70%) Wireless
6 34 (31.19%) Degree
7 32 (29.36%) GSM
8 29 (26.61%) UMTS
9 28 (25.69%) QA
10 27 (24.77%) Radio Access Network
10 27 (24.77%) Ericsson
11 22 (20.18%) Nokia
11 22 (20.18%) Nortel
11 22 (20.18%) RNC
12 21 (19.27%) WiMAX
12 21 (19.27%) SLA
13 20 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (16.51%) Finance
14 18 (16.51%) Service Delivery
15 15 (13.76%) Progress
16 13 (11.93%) Huawei
17 12 (11.01%) Service Management
18 10 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
18 10 (9.17%) Change Management
18 10 (9.17%) Problem Management
19 9 (8.26%) Marketing
19 9 (8.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
19 9 (8.26%) ITIL
20 8 (7.34%) Broadband
20 8 (7.34%) Network Planning

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 6 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 109 (100.00%) 3G
2 76 (69.72%) 4G
3 54 (49.54%) LTE
4 40 (36.70%) Wireless
5 32 (29.36%) GSM
6 29 (26.61%) UMTS
7 27 (24.77%) Radio Access Network
8 22 (20.18%) RNC
9 21 (19.27%) WiMAX
10 8 (7.34%) 2.5G
10 8 (7.34%) Broadband
11 7 (6.42%) GPRS
12 6 (5.50%) Internet
13 5 (4.59%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (3.67%) Ethernet
15 3 (2.75%) HTTP
15 3 (2.75%) Bluetooth
15 3 (2.75%) Firewall
15 3 (2.75%) SMPP
15 3 (2.75%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.59%) Big Data
2 1 (0.92%) MySQL
2 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 94 (86.24%) Telecoms
2 18 (16.51%) Finance
3 9 (8.26%) Marketing
4 4 (3.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (14.68%) Consultant
2 15 (13.76%) Wireless Engineer
3 14 (12.84%) Delivery Manager
4 10 (9.17%) RAN Engineer
4 10 (9.17%) Senior Manager
5 9 (8.26%) Operations Manager
5 9 (8.26%) Service Manager
6 8 (7.34%) Technical Engineer
6 8 (7.34%) Service Operations Manager
7 7 (6.42%) Resourcer
7 7 (6.42%) Site Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) Network Consultant
8 6 (5.50%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.50%) Network Manager
9 5 (4.59%) Solutions Consultant
10 3 (2.75%) 3G Engineer
10 3 (2.75%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.75%) Technical Manager
10 3 (2.75%) Architect
10 3 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.75%) MFC
1 3 (2.75%) STL
2 2 (1.83%) SOAP
3 1 (0.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.42%) Digital Media
3 5 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.75%) Handset
4 3 (2.75%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.83%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.59%) UNIX
2 4 (3.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.51%) Service Delivery
2 12 (11.01%) Service Management
3 10 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (9.17%) Change Management
3 10 (9.17%) Problem Management
4 9 (8.26%) ITIL
5 8 (7.34%) Network Planning
5 8 (7.34%) Fault Management
6 7 (6.42%) Product Management
6 7 (6.42%) Logistics
6 7 (6.42%) Project Management
7 6 (5.50%) Business Development
7 6 (5.50%) Network Architecture
8 5 (4.59%) Use Case
8 5 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.59%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (4.59%) Performance Engineering
8 5 (4.59%) Coaching
9 4 (3.67%) Marketing Strategy
9 4 (3.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.59%) C
1 5 (4.59%) Java
2 4 (3.67%) C#
2 4 (3.67%) C++
3 2 (1.83%) SQL
4 1 (0.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (31.19%) Degree
2 4 (3.67%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.83%) PMP
5 1 (0.92%) HND
5 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (25.69%) QA
2 21 (19.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Netcool
1 1 (0.92%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 27 (24.77%) Ericsson
2 22 (20.18%) Nokia
2 22 (20.18%) Nortel
3 15 (13.76%) Progress
4 13 (11.93%) Huawei
5 9 (8.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 5 (4.59%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.75%) EMC
7 3 (2.75%) BT
8 2 (1.83%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.92%) Oracle
9 1 (0.92%) NEC
9 1 (0.92%) Cramer
9 1 (0.92%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.92%) Talend
9 1 (0.92%) Greenplum
South East
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
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Salary: £70k - 90k per year + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £70.8k - 82.6k per year + Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago