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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2.5G
Rank - 974 986
Permanent jobs citing 2.5G 0 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.001% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.005% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
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
16550 18557 20785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.90% 16.91% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13758 15271 16612
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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