The table below looks at the statistics for 2G 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 2G over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank - 209 206
Permanent jobs citing 2G 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.037% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.23% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -11.11%
2G
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
921 885 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.45% 16.29% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 746 750 668
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

2G
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the West Midlands region.

2G Salary Trend in the West Midlands