The first table below looks at the demand for 2.5G skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2.5G over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2.5G
Rank - 875 900
Permanent jobs citing 2.5G 0 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.007% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.036% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 10
Average salary - £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary - £55,000 -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20469 22138 22344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.87% 19.94% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16208 17824 18652
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

2.5G
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2.5G within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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