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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2.5G
Rank - - 198
Permanent jobs citing 2.5G 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary - - £47,500
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
786 784 796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.60% 17.49% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 698 614 688
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,700 £55,000
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