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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2.5G
Rank - - 987
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 2
Median salary - - £35,000
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
16761 18943 20641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.04% 17.30% 17.38%
Number of salaries quoted 13956 15430 16500
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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