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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 403 417 405
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Permanent jobs citing 2G 35 25 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% 0.52% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 13
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,850 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,750 £70,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -25.28%
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
4463 4831 5271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.66% 21.17% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3392 3805 4243
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 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +12 24 £40,000 -32.77% 5
Buckinghamshire -2 9 £50,000 -9.09%
Surrey - 2 £62,000 -
2G
England

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 73 (100.00%) 3G
2 43 (58.90%) 4G
3 42 (57.53%) LTE
3 42 (57.53%) Telecoms
4 37 (50.68%) Radio Access Network
5 32 (43.84%) GSM
6 27 (36.99%) Ericsson
6 27 (36.99%) Degree
7 25 (34.25%) Wireless
8 21 (28.77%) UMTS
9 18 (24.66%) Nokia
9 18 (24.66%) WiMAX
10 16 (21.92%) RNC
11 13 (17.81%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 12 (16.44%) QA
12 12 (16.44%) Nortel
13 11 (15.07%) Ethernet
13 11 (15.07%) Linux
13 11 (15.07%) MPLS
13 11 (15.07%) Capacity Planning
13 11 (15.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 10 (13.70%) Service Delivery
15 9 (12.33%) Amdocs
16 8 (10.96%) SLA
16 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
17 7 (9.59%) UNIX
17 7 (9.59%) C
17 7 (9.59%) Huawei
18 6 (8.22%) Strategic Planning
18 6 (8.22%) Cramer

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.37%) MTS
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 73 (100.00%) 3G
2 43 (58.90%) 4G
3 42 (57.53%) LTE
4 37 (50.68%) Radio Access Network
5 32 (43.84%) GSM
6 25 (34.25%) Wireless
7 21 (28.77%) UMTS
8 18 (24.66%) WiMAX
9 16 (21.92%) RNC
10 11 (15.07%) Ethernet
10 11 (15.07%) MPLS
11 5 (6.85%) LAN
11 5 (6.85%) SIGTRAN
12 4 (5.48%) GGSN
12 4 (5.48%) VLAN
12 4 (5.48%) 2.5G
12 4 (5.48%) Firewall
12 4 (5.48%) VPN
12 4 (5.48%) SS7
12 4 (5.48%) DMZ
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) LabVIEW
General
1 42 (57.53%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.85%) Electronics
3 3 (4.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (13.70%) RAN Engineer
1 10 (13.70%) Technical Leader
2 9 (12.33%) Wireless Engineer
3 6 (8.22%) Network Engineer
3 6 (8.22%) Head of Capacity Planning
4 4 (5.48%) 3G Engineer
4 4 (5.48%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (5.48%) Designer
4 4 (5.48%) Transmission Engineer
4 4 (5.48%) Transmission Planning Engineer
5 3 (4.11%) Risk Consultant
5 3 (4.11%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (4.11%) Site Engineer
5 3 (4.11%) Senior Designer
5 3 (4.11%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.11%) Consultant
5 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.11%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (4.11%) Operations Manager
6 2 (2.74%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) SOAP
2 2 (2.74%) J2EE
2 2 (2.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.11%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (4.11%) PMI
3 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.07%) Linux
2 7 (9.59%) UNIX
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.11%) Windows
4 2 (2.74%) Android
5 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.07%) Capacity Planning
1 11 (15.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 10 (13.70%) Service Delivery
3 6 (8.22%) Strategic Planning
3 6 (8.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (6.85%) Capacity Management
4 5 (6.85%) OpenUP
4 5 (6.85%) Network Architecture
4 5 (6.85%) Information Security
4 5 (6.85%) Network Planning
5 4 (5.48%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (5.48%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (5.48%) Security Management
5 4 (5.48%) Migration
5 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.48%) Mobile Commerce
5 4 (5.48%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.11%) Line Management
6 3 (4.11%) Software Deployment
6 3 (4.11%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.59%) C
2 6 (8.22%) Java
2 6 (8.22%) SQL
3 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.74%) C#
4 2 (2.74%) C++
5 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (36.99%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.74%) MCP
3 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) ISEB
4 1 (1.37%) CISSP
4 1 (1.37%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.44%) QA
2 8 (10.96%) SLA
3 5 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 27 (36.99%) Ericsson
2 18 (24.66%) Nokia
3 13 (17.81%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 12 (16.44%) Nortel
5 9 (12.33%) Amdocs
6 7 (9.59%) Huawei
7 6 (8.22%) Cramer
8 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
9 3 (4.11%) Remedy
9 3 (4.11%) Oracle
10 2 (2.74%) VMware
11 1 (1.37%) Mapinfo
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