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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2.5G
Rank - 981 985
Permanent jobs citing 2.5G 0 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.001% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.005% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Median salary - - £26,500
UK excluding London median salary - - £26,500

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
16448 18407 21200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.83% 16.77% 18.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13610 15257 16764
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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