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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2.5G
Rank - 249 -
Permanent jobs citing 2.5G 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.016% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.091% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary - £35,000 -
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
1145 1100 1000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.23% 17.80% 17.35%
Number of salaries quoted 981 919 774
Average salary £38,500 £35,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.45% -7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,325
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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