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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2.5G
Rank - - 216
Permanent jobs citing 2.5G 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 - £47,500
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
963 876 1081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.29% 16.88% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 824 674 898
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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