The table below looks at the statistics for 2.5G skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2.5G over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2.5G
Rank - - 212
Permanent jobs citing 2.5G 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 - £45,000
2.5G
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1018 805 1144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.09% 15.31% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 860 629 954
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

2.5G
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2.5G across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2.5G Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

2.5G
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2.5G across the South West region.

2.5G Salary Trend in the South West