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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 876 881 931
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +50
Permanent jobs citing 2G 48 95 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.086% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.49% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 39 58 53
Median salary £45,000 £43,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +23.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £38,750 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+23.87% +21.09%

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
16560 19249 20943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 17.37% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13773 15691 16702
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 26 June 2016 within the UK.

2G Salary Histogram in the UK

2G
Top 19 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 26 June 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 -1 44 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South East +33 25 £48,000 +20.00% 2
Berkshire +14 21 £38,000 -5.00% 2
South West +17 8 £55,000 +25.00%
Bristol +28 7 £55,000 +17.64%
Slough +3 7 £38,000 +1.33%
London +14 6 £23,000 -65.28%
Yorkshire +31 5 £45,000 -
Sheffield - 5 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £45,000 -
Reading +18 4 £90,000 +100.00%
Maidenhead - 3 £32,500 - 1
Thatcham - 3 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire +35 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £82,500 -
Newbury +13 1 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Amersham - 1 - -
St Ives - 1 £39,000 -
Cornwall - 1 £39,000 -

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 101 (90.18%) 3G
2 70 (62.50%) 4G
3 66 (58.93%) LTE
4 65 (58.04%) Telecoms
5 26 (23.21%) ISEB
5 26 (23.21%) ISTQB
6 25 (22.32%) SIGTRAN
6 25 (22.32%) Internet
6 25 (22.32%) GSM
7 23 (20.54%) Defect Management
8 22 (19.64%) Firewall
8 22 (19.64%) SCCP
8 22 (19.64%) Network Design
9 21 (18.75%) Time Management
9 21 (18.75%) VoIP
10 20 (17.86%) Linux
11 19 (16.96%) Windows
11 19 (16.96%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (16.96%) CCIE
11 19 (16.96%) MPLS
12 18 (16.07%) HP
12 18 (16.07%) UMTS
12 18 (16.07%) Radio Access Network
12 18 (16.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 18 (16.07%) Test Planning
12 18 (16.07%) Diameter Protocol
13 17 (15.18%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (15.18%) GPRS
14 15 (13.39%) Migration
14 15 (13.39%) Stakeholder Management

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 (2.68%) IIS
2 1 (0.89%) Confluence
2 1 (0.89%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (1.79%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (1.79%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 101 (90.18%) 3G
2 70 (62.50%) 4G
3 66 (58.93%) LTE
4 25 (22.32%) GSM
4 25 (22.32%) Internet
4 25 (22.32%) SIGTRAN
5 22 (19.64%) Firewall
5 22 (19.64%) SCCP
6 21 (18.75%) VoIP
7 19 (16.96%) MPLS
8 18 (16.07%) Diameter Protocol
8 18 (16.07%) Radio Access Network
8 18 (16.07%) UMTS
9 17 (15.18%) GPRS
10 15 (13.39%) Wireshark
11 14 (12.50%) INAP
11 14 (12.50%) VLAN
11 14 (12.50%) VPN
12 13 (11.61%) BGP
12 13 (11.61%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.89%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.89%) JIRA
General
1 65 (58.04%) Telecoms
2 14 (12.50%) Billing
2 14 (12.50%) Finance
3 13 (11.61%) Marketing
4 7 (6.25%) Automotive
4 7 (6.25%) Electronics
4 7 (6.25%) Legal
5 4 (3.57%) German Language
5 4 (3.57%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.68%) Advertising
7 2 (1.79%) Law
8 1 (0.89%) Banking
8 1 (0.89%) Games
8 1 (0.89%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 22 (19.64%) Analyst
2 17 (15.18%) Consultant
3 15 (13.39%) Designer
3 15 (13.39%) Technical Analyst
4 11 (9.82%) Architect
5 10 (8.93%) Operations Analyst
5 10 (8.93%) Technical Operations Analyst
6 9 (8.04%) Senior Designer
6 9 (8.04%) Test Leader
7 7 (6.25%) Network Analyst
7 7 (6.25%) Test Analyst
8 6 (5.36%) Mobile Designer
8 6 (5.36%) Sales Manager
8 6 (5.36%) Technical Designer
9 5 (4.46%) Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Network Consultant
9 5 (4.46%) Network Manager
9 5 (4.46%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (3.57%) Management Consultant
10 4 (3.57%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.71%) SOAP
2 9 (8.04%) XML
3 8 (7.14%) HTML
4 3 (2.68%) .NET
4 3 (2.68%) Web Services
5 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (1.79%) OpenRasta
5 2 (1.79%) RESTful
5 2 (1.79%) Sensu
5 2 (1.79%) ServiceStack
6 1 (0.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) IPTV
2 8 (7.14%) Web 2.0
3 7 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 7 (6.25%) Machine to Machine
4 4 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.68%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (2.68%) PMI
6 2 (1.79%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.86%) Linux
2 19 (16.96%) Windows
3 11 (9.82%) Android
3 11 (9.82%) Unix
4 10 (8.93%) Mac OS
5 4 (3.57%) VMS
6 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.54%) Defect Management
2 22 (19.64%) Network Design
3 21 (18.75%) Time Management
4 18 (16.07%) Test Planning
5 17 (15.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (13.39%) Migration
6 15 (13.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (12.50%) Product Management
8 13 (11.61%) Customer Engagement
8 13 (11.61%) Presales
9 12 (10.71%) Project Management
10 11 (9.82%) CRM
10 11 (9.82%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (8.93%) B2B
11 10 (8.93%) Mentoring
11 10 (8.93%) PRINCE2
11 10 (8.93%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (8.93%) Test Management
12 9 (8.04%) Network Architecture
13 8 (7.14%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.61%) C
2 10 (8.93%) SQL
3 4 (3.57%) C++
4 3 (2.68%) C#
5 2 (1.79%) Python
5 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.89%) Java
6 1 (0.89%) Perl
6 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (23.21%) ISEB
1 26 (23.21%) ISTQB
2 19 (16.96%) CCIE
2 19 (16.96%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (16.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (7.14%) Degree
5 4 (3.57%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.57%) PMP
6 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.93%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) Grafana
1 2 (1.79%) Graphite
1 2 (1.79%) HAProxy
1 2 (1.79%) logstash
1 2 (1.79%) Nagios
1 2 (1.79%) ZABBIX
1 2 (1.79%) Zenoss
2 1 (0.89%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (16.07%) HP
2 14 (12.50%) Huawei
3 10 (8.93%) Openreach
4 9 (8.04%) Nokia
5 8 (7.14%) Agilent
5 8 (7.14%) Ericsson
6 4 (3.57%) Actix
6 4 (3.57%) Nortel
7 3 (2.68%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (2.68%) BT
7 3 (2.68%) Nokia Networks
7 3 (2.68%) ZTE
8 2 (1.79%) Incapsula
8 2 (1.79%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.89%) Cisco
9 1 (0.89%) Juniper
9 1 (0.89%) MKS
9 1 (0.89%) Oracle
9 1 (0.89%) Red Hat
Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago