The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for 2G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
2G
England / North West
Rank 253 237 246
Rank change year-on-year -16 +9  
Permanent jobs citing 2G 1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.016% 0.018% 0.091%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.12% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £57,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £57,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -17.39% +43.75%  

2G is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 904 848 1114
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.71% 14.92% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 701 689 849
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

2G
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing 2G as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for 2G in the North West

2G
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for 2G in the North West

2G
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Merseyside - 1 - -
2G
England

2G
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 across the North West region with a requirement for 2G.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Virgin Media
1 1 (100.00%) Arqiva

2G
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Arqiva
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) Virgin Media