The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
2G
UK
Rank 834 882 843
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -39
Permanent jobs citing 2G 11 45 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.045% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.078% 0.27% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 32 52
Median salary £47,500 £60,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £67,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

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
14106 16729 18565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.78% 16.71% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11517 13902 15058
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

2G
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing 2G as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

2G
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G within the UK.

2G Salary Trend in the UK

2G
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2G over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 within the UK.

2G Salary Histogram in the UK

2G
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +40 9 £47,500 -20.83% 3
South East +44 4 £35,000 +18.64% 2
Berkshire +32 4 £35,000 +20.68% 1
London +37 3 £47,500 -22.44%
Maidenhead - 3 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £53,750 -
East of England - 2 £53,750 -
Reading +33 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £52,500 -

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing 2G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for 2G.

1 47 (97.92%) 3G
2 35 (72.92%) 4G
3 34 (70.83%) LTE
4 33 (68.75%) Telecoms
5 15 (31.25%) GSM
6 14 (29.17%) Linux
7 13 (27.08%) VoIP
8 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
9 10 (20.83%) Degree
9 10 (20.83%) Windows
9 10 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (18.75%) UMTS
11 8 (16.67%) LAN
11 8 (16.67%) CCNA
11 8 (16.67%) EMC
11 8 (16.67%) SS7
11 8 (16.67%) H.323
11 8 (16.67%) SIGTRAN
11 8 (16.67%) Network Security
11 8 (16.67%) Incident Management
11 8 (16.67%) Electronics
11 8 (16.67%) Schematic Capture
11 8 (16.67%) Network Management
12 7 (14.58%) Firewall
13 6 (12.50%) Network Design
13 6 (12.50%) GPRS
13 6 (12.50%) WCDMA
14 5 (10.42%) RS-232
14 5 (10.42%) RS-485
14 5 (10.42%) Infor M3

2G
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 47 (97.92%) 3G
2 35 (72.92%) 4G
3 34 (70.83%) LTE
4 15 (31.25%) GSM
5 13 (27.08%) VoIP
6 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
7 9 (18.75%) UMTS
8 8 (16.67%) H.323
8 8 (16.67%) LAN
8 8 (16.67%) Network Security
8 8 (16.67%) SIGTRAN
8 8 (16.67%) SS7
9 7 (14.58%) Firewall
10 6 (12.50%) GPRS
10 6 (12.50%) WCDMA
11 5 (10.42%) Broadband
11 5 (10.42%) Ethernet
11 5 (10.42%) POP3
11 5 (10.42%) SMTP
11 5 (10.42%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.08%) GIS
1 1 (2.08%) MS Access
General
1 33 (68.75%) Telecoms
2 8 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) 3G Engineer
1 14 (29.17%) 4G Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Design Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Trainee
4 8 (16.67%) Field Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Graduate
4 8 (16.67%) Junior
4 8 (16.67%) Junior 3G Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Junior 4G Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Junior Field Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Cisco Field Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Electronics Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Hardware Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Junior Cisco Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) CPLD
1 5 (10.42%) Embedded Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Handset
2 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) IPTV
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.08%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Linux
2 10 (20.83%) Windows
3 4 (8.33%) Unix
4 2 (4.17%) Android
4 2 (4.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 8 (16.67%) Network Management
1 8 (16.67%) Schematic Capture
2 6 (12.50%) Network Design
3 4 (8.33%) Network Architecture
3 4 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (8.33%) Validation
4 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (6.25%) Network Planning
5 2 (4.17%) Fault Management
5 2 (4.17%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (4.17%) High Availability
5 2 (4.17%) Migration
5 2 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.17%) Product Management
5 2 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (4.17%) Time Management
6 1 (2.08%) Business Development
6 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.08%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) C
1 4 (8.33%) C#
1 4 (8.33%) C++
2 2 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (20.83%) Degree
2 8 (16.67%) CCNA
3 5 (10.42%) CCENT
4 3 (6.25%) NVQ Level 3
5 2 (4.17%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Firmware
2 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) EMC
2 5 (10.42%) Cisco
3 3 (6.25%) Huawei
3 3 (6.25%) Nokia
4 2 (4.17%) Actix
4 2 (4.17%) BT
4 2 (4.17%) Ericsson
4 2 (4.17%) Nortel
4 2 (4.17%) Openreach
5 1 (2.08%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) Mapinfo
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle
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