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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 877 886 825
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -61
Permanent jobs citing 2G 33 80 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.073% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.44% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 20 55 100
Median salary £35,000 £60,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,480 £31,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-13.58% +44.64%

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
16133 18186 20683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.94% 16.60% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13195 15112 16297
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 28 September 2016 within the UK.

2G Salary Histogram in the UK

2G
Top 17 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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 26 £32,500 -45.83% 3
East Midlands - 9 £35,000 -
South East +9 7 £32,500 -51.85% 2
London +37 6 £20,480 -65.86% 1
Berkshire +8 6 £32,500 -53.57% 2
Mansfield - 5 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £35,000 -
Derby - 3 - -
Derbyshire - 3 - -
Bristol - 3 £55,000 -
South West - 3 £55,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £32,000 -
Slough - 2 £32,500 - 1
Reading +11 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +10 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 71 (88.75%) 3G
2 61 (76.25%) LTE
3 55 (68.75%) 4G
4 51 (63.75%) Telecoms
5 28 (35.00%) GSM
6 19 (23.75%) UMTS
6 19 (23.75%) SS7
6 19 (23.75%) SIGTRAN
7 18 (22.50%) Network Design
8 17 (21.25%) Radio Access Network
9 16 (20.00%) Wireshark
9 16 (20.00%) Linux
10 15 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (18.75%) Firewall
11 13 (16.25%) MPLS
11 13 (16.25%) VoIP
12 12 (15.00%) LAN
12 12 (15.00%) TCP/IP
12 12 (15.00%) CCIE
12 12 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (13.75%) Diameter Protocol
13 11 (13.75%) HP
13 11 (13.75%) ISUP
13 11 (13.75%) SCCP
13 11 (13.75%) Windows
13 11 (13.75%) Electronics
14 10 (12.50%) Internet
14 10 (12.50%) ISEB
14 10 (12.50%) Defect Management
14 10 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 6 (7.50%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 71 (88.75%) 3G
2 61 (76.25%) LTE
3 55 (68.75%) 4G
4 28 (35.00%) GSM
5 19 (23.75%) SIGTRAN
5 19 (23.75%) SS7
5 19 (23.75%) UMTS
6 17 (21.25%) Radio Access Network
7 16 (20.00%) Wireshark
8 15 (18.75%) Firewall
9 13 (16.25%) MPLS
9 13 (16.25%) VoIP
10 12 (15.00%) LAN
10 12 (15.00%) TCP/IP
11 11 (13.75%) Diameter Protocol
11 11 (13.75%) ISUP
11 11 (13.75%) SCCP
12 10 (12.50%) Internet
12 10 (12.50%) tcpdump
13 9 (11.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.25%) GIS
1 1 (1.25%) MS Access
General
1 51 (63.75%) Telecoms
2 11 (13.75%) Electronics
3 6 (7.50%) Marketing
4 5 (6.25%) Billing
4 5 (6.25%) Finance
4 5 (6.25%) Legal
5 3 (3.75%) Automotive
6 2 (2.50%) Advertising
7 1 (1.25%) French Language
7 1 (1.25%) German Language
7 1 (1.25%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 20 (25.00%) Analyst
2 11 (13.75%) Technical Analyst
3 10 (12.50%) Designer
3 10 (12.50%) Senior Designer
4 9 (11.25%) Network Analyst
5 8 (10.00%) Design Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
5 8 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Operations Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Service Desk Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Architect
7 6 (7.50%) Technical Operations Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) 3G Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) 4G Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Electronics Design Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Electronics Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Hardware Design Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Sales Manager
9 4 (5.00%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) HTML
1 3 (3.75%) XML
2 1 (1.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) IPTV
2 5 (6.25%) CPLD
2 5 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (6.25%) Handset
3 3 (3.75%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.75%) Machine to Machine
3 3 (3.75%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Linux
2 11 (13.75%) Windows
3 6 (7.50%) Android
3 6 (7.50%) Mac OS
4 4 (5.00%) Unix
4 4 (5.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) Network Design
2 12 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 9 (11.25%) Network Architecture
4 9 (11.25%) Product Management
4 9 (11.25%) Test Planning
5 8 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 8 (10.00%) Migration
5 8 (10.00%) Network Management
6 7 (8.75%) High Availability
6 7 (8.75%) Time Management
7 6 (7.50%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (7.50%) Fault Management
8 5 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (6.25%) Practice Management
8 5 (6.25%) Presales
8 5 (6.25%) Schematic Capture
9 4 (5.00%) B2B
9 4 (5.00%) CRM
9 4 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.50%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) C
3 1 (1.25%) Java
3 1 (1.25%) Perl
3 1 (1.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (15.00%) CCIE
3 10 (12.50%) ISEB
3 10 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (11.25%) ISTQB
5 7 (8.75%) Degree
6 3 (3.75%) CCNA
6 3 (3.75%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) Firmware
2 1 (1.25%) KVM
2 1 (1.25%) Xen
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) HP
2 8 (10.00%) Huawei
3 7 (8.75%) Nokia
4 6 (7.50%) Actix
4 6 (7.50%) Ericsson
4 6 (7.50%) Nortel
4 6 (7.50%) Openreach
5 5 (6.25%) EMC
6 2 (2.50%) BT
7 1 (1.25%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle
7 1 (1.25%) VMware
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