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

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 847 861 958
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +97
Permanent jobs citing 2G 62 104 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.096% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.54% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 46 49 35
Median salary £56,250 £43,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.31% +33.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £78,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+53.33% +15.38%

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
17097 19355 20378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.15% 17.91% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14201 15521 16305
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 28 May 2016 within the UK.

2G Salary Histogram in the UK

2G
Top 20 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 May 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 -9 56 £57,500 +43.75% 5
South East +12 27 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Berkshire +11 24 £60,000 +50.00% 1
London +33 16 £34,000 -56.12% 2
Reading +21 9 £90,000 -
South West +14 8 £55,000 +25.71%
Bristol +11 7 £55,000 +26.43%
Slough -1 5 £38,000 +1.33% 1
Thatcham - 5 £60,000 -
Yorkshire +7 4 £45,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £45,000 - 1
Sheffield - 4 £45,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £82,500 -
City of London +45 1 £60,000 -
North West +14 1 £57,500 +43.75%
Newbury +3 1 - -
Manchester -12 1 £57,500 +43.75%
Maidenhead - 1 £32,500 -
St Ives - 1 £39,000 -
Cornwall - 1 £39,000 -

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 95 (90.48%) 3G
2 63 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 63 (60.00%) 4G
3 57 (54.29%) LTE
4 25 (23.81%) Network Design
5 24 (22.86%) Internet
6 22 (20.95%) ISEB
6 22 (20.95%) ISTQB
7 20 (19.05%) Time Management
7 20 (19.05%) GSM
7 20 (19.05%) VoIP
8 19 (18.10%) Firewall
8 19 (18.10%) Defect Management
9 18 (17.14%) MPLS
9 18 (17.14%) SCCP
9 18 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (17.14%) CCIE
9 18 (17.14%) Linux
9 18 (17.14%) SIGTRAN
10 17 (16.19%) GPRS
11 16 (15.24%) INAP
11 16 (15.24%) Windows
11 16 (15.24%) Huawei
11 16 (15.24%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (15.24%) Radio Access Network
12 15 (14.29%) M3UA
12 15 (14.29%) TCAP
12 15 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (14.29%) Diameter Protocol
13 14 (13.33%) Migration

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (0.95%) Apache
2 1 (0.95%) Confluence
2 1 (0.95%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (1.90%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.90%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (1.90%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (1.90%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 95 (90.48%) 3G
2 63 (60.00%) 4G
3 57 (54.29%) LTE
4 24 (22.86%) Internet
5 20 (19.05%) GSM
5 20 (19.05%) VoIP
6 19 (18.10%) Firewall
7 18 (17.14%) MPLS
7 18 (17.14%) SCCP
7 18 (17.14%) SIGTRAN
8 17 (16.19%) GPRS
9 16 (15.24%) INAP
9 16 (15.24%) Radio Access Network
10 15 (14.29%) Diameter Protocol
10 15 (14.29%) M3UA
10 15 (14.29%) TCAP
11 14 (13.33%) HTTP
11 14 (13.33%) SCTP
12 13 (12.38%) VLAN
12 13 (12.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.90%) MySQL
2 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.95%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) CppUnit
2 1 (0.95%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.95%) Hudson
2 1 (0.95%) JIRA
2 1 (0.95%) Subversion
General
1 63 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (13.33%) Billing
3 13 (12.38%) Finance
4 12 (11.43%) Marketing
5 7 (6.67%) Automotive
5 7 (6.67%) Electronics
6 6 (5.71%) Legal
7 4 (3.81%) German Language
7 4 (3.81%) Italian Language
8 3 (2.86%) Advertising
9 2 (1.90%) Law
10 1 (0.95%) Banking
10 1 (0.95%) Games
10 1 (0.95%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 18 (17.14%) Consultant
2 17 (16.19%) Analyst
3 15 (14.29%) Designer
4 13 (12.38%) Technical Analyst
5 11 (10.48%) Architect
6 9 (8.57%) Operations Analyst
6 9 (8.57%) Senior Designer
6 9 (8.57%) Technical Operations Analyst
7 7 (6.67%) Developer
7 7 (6.67%) Test Leader
8 6 (5.71%) Mobile Designer
8 6 (5.71%) Network Consultant
8 6 (5.71%) Technical Designer
9 5 (4.76%) Management Consultant
9 5 (4.76%) Network Manager
9 5 (4.76%) Sales Manager
9 5 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (4.76%) Testing Consultant
10 4 (3.81%) Design Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.38%) SOAP
2 9 (8.57%) XML
3 8 (7.62%) HTML
4 3 (2.86%) .NET
4 3 (2.86%) Web Services
5 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (1.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (1.90%) OpenRasta
5 2 (1.90%) POSIX
5 2 (1.90%) RESTful
5 2 (1.90%) Sensu
5 2 (1.90%) ServiceStack
5 2 (1.90%) STL
6 1 (0.95%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) IPTV
2 8 (7.62%) Web 2.0
3 7 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 7 (6.67%) Machine to Machine
4 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.86%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (2.86%) PMI
6 2 (1.90%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.14%) Linux
2 16 (15.24%) Windows
3 12 (11.43%) Unix
4 10 (9.52%) Android
5 9 (8.57%) Mac OS
6 4 (3.81%) VMS
7 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.81%) Network Design
2 20 (19.05%) Time Management
3 19 (18.10%) Defect Management
4 16 (15.24%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (13.33%) Migration
7 13 (12.38%) Product Management
7 13 (12.38%) Test Planning
8 12 (11.43%) Customer Engagement
8 12 (11.43%) Presales
8 12 (11.43%) Project Management
9 11 (10.48%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (10.48%) Test Management
9 11 (10.48%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (9.52%) CRM
10 10 (9.52%) PRINCE2
11 9 (8.57%) B2B
11 9 (8.57%) Mentoring
12 8 (7.62%) Performance Management
13 7 (6.67%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.43%) C
2 9 (8.57%) SQL
3 6 (5.71%) C++
4 3 (2.86%) C#
5 2 (1.90%) Python
5 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (20.95%) ISEB
1 22 (20.95%) ISTQB
2 18 (17.14%) CCIE
2 18 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (12.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (9.52%) Degree
5 4 (3.81%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.81%) PMP
6 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.48%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Grafana
1 2 (1.90%) Graphite
1 2 (1.90%) HAProxy
1 2 (1.90%) logstash
1 2 (1.90%) Nagios
1 2 (1.90%) ZABBIX
1 2 (1.90%) Zenoss
2 1 (0.95%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (15.24%) Huawei
2 13 (12.38%) HP
3 9 (8.57%) Agilent
3 9 (8.57%) Nokia
3 9 (8.57%) Openreach
4 8 (7.62%) Ericsson
5 4 (3.81%) Actix
5 4 (3.81%) Nortel
6 3 (2.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (2.86%) BT
6 3 (2.86%) Nokia Networks
6 3 (2.86%) ZTE
7 2 (1.90%) Dialogic
7 2 (1.90%) Google
7 2 (1.90%) Incapsula
7 2 (1.90%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.95%) Cisco
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle
8 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.95%) Tieto
Slough, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £22500 - £23500 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago