The table below looks at the statistics for 2.5G skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2.5G over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2.5G
Rank - - 977
Permanent jobs citing 2.5G 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary - - -

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15420 17807 20629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.24% 16.55% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12482 14720 16630
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

2.5G
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing 2.5G as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

2.5G Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

2.5G
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2.5G within the UK.

2.5G Salary Trend in the UK