The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 / South West
Rank - 249 252
Permanent jobs citing 2G 0 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.12% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.61% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Median salary - £37,500 -
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 South West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 792 1155 974
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.57% 19.75% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 602 965 833
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £54,290
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 South West

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

2G
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for 2G in the South West