The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 205 220 202
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Permanent jobs citing 2G 2 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.045% 0.061% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.28% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £28,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+46.42% -34.11%
2G
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1049 1058 1065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 23.85% 21.38% 22.13%
Number of salaries quoted 917 906 840
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £58,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

2G
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the Surrey region.

2G Salary Trend in Surrey

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 4 (100.00%) 3G
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) 4G
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Electronics
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) LTE
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Billing
4 1 (25.00%) WiMAX
4 1 (25.00%) Network Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) TETRA
4 1 (25.00%) SCTP
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) DVB
4 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (25.00%) DAB

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) 3G
2 3 (75.00%) 4G
3 2 (50.00%) LTE
4 1 (25.00%) SCTP
4 1 (25.00%) DVB
4 1 (25.00%) DAB
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) TETRA
4 1 (25.00%) WiMAX
4 1 (25.00%) GSM
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) UMTS
4 1 (25.00%) WLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Billing
2 2 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) UML
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
1 1 (25.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Mapinfo
1 1 (25.00%) VMware