The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

2G
England / South East
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 385 437 447
Rank change year-on-year +52 +10  
Permanent jobs citing 2G 6 26 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.040% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.60% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 10
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £88,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.34% +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 South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2861 4342 4785
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.16% 22.28% 21.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2314 3641 3626
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

2G
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

2G
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for 2G in the South East

2G
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 2G in the South East over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for 2G in the South East

2G
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Berkshire +8 1 £35,000 -41.66%
Hampshire - 1 £60,000 -
Surrey - 1 £55,000 -
2G
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 South East region with a requirement for 2G.

1 11 (100.00%) 3G
2 10 (90.91%) LTE
3 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
4 6 (54.55%) 4G
5 5 (45.45%) GSM
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) UMTS
5 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (36.36%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (36.36%) NSN NetAct
6 4 (36.36%) Network Management
6 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
6 4 (36.36%) SIGTRAN
6 4 (36.36%) Network Security
6 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
6 4 (36.36%) VoIP
6 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (36.36%) GPRS
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 4 (36.36%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (36.36%) SS7
6 4 (36.36%) Netcool
6 4 (36.36%) Six Sigma
6 4 (36.36%) H.323
6 4 (36.36%) Network Performance Management
6 4 (36.36%) Traffica
7 3 (27.27%) Firewall
7 3 (27.27%) Windows

2G
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Traffica
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) 3G
2 10 (90.91%) LTE
3 6 (54.55%) 4G
4 5 (45.45%) GSM
4 5 (45.45%) UMTS
5 4 (36.36%) GPRS
5 4 (36.36%) H.323
5 4 (36.36%) Network Security
5 4 (36.36%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (36.36%) SIGTRAN
5 4 (36.36%) SS7
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) VoIP
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
7 1 (9.09%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) BusinessObjects
General
1 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) 3G Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) 4G Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Network Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Network Operations Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Network Performance Manager
1 4 (36.36%) NOC Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) LTE Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Smart Energy Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) JavaFX
1 1 (9.09%) REST
1 1 (9.09%) Swing
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (9.09%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) Network Management
1 4 (36.36%) Network Performance Management
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
1 4 (36.36%) Six Sigma
2 3 (27.27%) Network Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Android Development
3 1 (9.09%) B2B
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Netcool
1 4 (36.36%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft