The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for 2.5G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited 2.5G over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

2.5G
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 882 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing 2.5G 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.007% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 - -

2.5G 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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14196 16683 19335
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.14% 16.94% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11554 13858 15753
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

2.5G
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing 2.5G as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for 2.5G in the UK

2.5G
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2.5G.

Salary trend for 2.5G in the UK

2.5G
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2.5G within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Scotland - 1 £30,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing 2.5G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for 2.5G.

1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Ciena
2 1 (50.00%) Service Design
2 1 (50.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) SDH
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) DWDM
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery

2.5G
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (50.00%) DWDM
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) GSM
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) SDH
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Provisioner
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Ciena
1 1 (50.00%) Huawei
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia