The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 126 103 87
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -16
Permanent jobs citing 3G 8 20 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.36% 0.98% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.12% 6.06% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 12
Average salary £45,000 £24,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -53.17%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £34,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+24.08% -23.88%
3G
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
378 330 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.97% 16.22% 21.44%
Number of salaries quoted 278 245 296
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

3G
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

3G Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

3G
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Amersham -2 3 - -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
3G
South East

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 16 (76.19%) 4G
2 13 (61.90%) Radio Access Network
3 12 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 12 (57.14%) 2G
4 9 (42.86%) MPLS
5 8 (38.10%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (38.10%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (23.81%) OSPF
6 5 (23.81%) Firewall
6 5 (23.81%) Nagios
6 5 (23.81%) IPsec
6 5 (23.81%) Linux
6 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
6 5 (23.81%) VPN
6 5 (23.81%) DNS
6 5 (23.81%) SSL
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco
6 5 (23.81%) BGP
6 5 (23.81%) L2TP
6 5 (23.81%) OpenVPN
6 5 (23.81%) FreeRADIUS
6 5 (23.81%) Network Design
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (14.29%) Degree
7 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
7 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
7 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
7 3 (14.29%) Benchmarking
7 3 (14.29%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) Validation

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (76.19%) 4G
2 13 (61.90%) Radio Access Network
3 12 (57.14%) 2G
4 9 (42.86%) MPLS
5 5 (23.81%) OSPF
5 5 (23.81%) BGP
5 5 (23.81%) L2TP
5 5 (23.81%) Firewall
5 5 (23.81%) IPsec
5 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
5 5 (23.81%) VPN
5 5 (23.81%) DNS
5 5 (23.81%) SSL
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (23.81%) OpenVPN
6 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
7 2 (9.52%) LTE
7 2 (9.52%) GPRS
7 2 (9.52%) GSM
7 2 (9.52%) UMTS
General
1 12 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Network Design Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Design Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Transmission Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Transmission Planning Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Head of Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Vendor Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) PMI
1 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (38.10%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (23.81%) Network Design
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (14.29%) Benchmarking
3 3 (14.29%) Validation
3 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 2 (9.52%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) BT
2 1 (4.76%) Huawei