The table below looks at the statistics for 2.5G skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2.5G over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2.5G
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing 2.5G 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £65,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-59.23% +62.50%
2.5G
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
893 881 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.62% 15.96% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 725 761 686
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

2.5G
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2.5G across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2.5G Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

2.5G
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2.5G across the West Midlands region.

2.5G Salary Trend in the West Midlands