The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 121 133 122
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs citing 3G 2 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.10% 0.047% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.27% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Average salary £27,250 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.63% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £34,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+24.08% -23.88%
3G
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
391 372 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.98% 17.46% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 356 295 316
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

3G
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

3G Salary Trend in Birmingham

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 3G.

1 7 (100.00%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) Law
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Interwoven
2 6 (85.71%) Apple
2 6 (85.71%) Blackberry
2 6 (85.71%) Document Management
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2000
2 6 (85.71%) WorkSite
2 6 (85.71%) LANDesk
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 2000
2 6 (85.71%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) MS Project
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) MS Access
3 3 (42.86%) CRM
3 3 (42.86%) Adobe
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
1 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2000
1 6 (85.71%) WorkSite
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 3 (42.86%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) ADSL
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WLAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MS Access
General
1 6 (85.71%) Law
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) Service Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows 2000
1 6 (85.71%) Windows XP
1 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Document Management
1 6 (85.71%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) Interwoven
1 6 (85.71%) Apple
1 6 (85.71%) LANDesk
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Adobe