The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 299 307 319
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Permanent jobs citing 3G 27 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% 0.69% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 16
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,400 £61,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%
3G
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1997 1881 2155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.58% 15.52% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1681 1663 1922
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

3G
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

3G Salary Trend in the City of London

3G
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3G across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

3G Salary Histogram in the City of London

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 27 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 22 (66.67%) 2G
3 19 (57.58%) SS7
4 12 (36.36%) Radio Access Network
5 10 (30.30%) Degree
5 10 (30.30%) SQL
5 10 (30.30%) Oracle
5 10 (30.30%) UNIX
6 9 (27.27%) MVNO
6 9 (27.27%) Network Architecture
6 9 (27.27%) 4G
7 8 (24.24%) Linux
8 7 (21.21%) TCAP
8 7 (21.21%) Veritas
8 7 (21.21%) Shell Script
8 7 (21.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
8 7 (21.21%) Huawei
8 7 (21.21%) SIGTRAN
8 7 (21.21%) Billing
8 7 (21.21%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (21.21%) Clustering
9 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.15%) ITIL
9 5 (15.15%) Windows
10 4 (12.12%) XML
10 4 (12.12%) Java
10 4 (12.12%) MS Office
11 3 (9.09%) Firewall

3G
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 7 (21.21%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) Quicktime
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (66.67%) 2G
2 19 (57.58%) SS7
3 12 (36.36%) Radio Access Network
4 9 (27.27%) MVNO
4 9 (27.27%) 4G
5 7 (21.21%) TCAP
5 7 (21.21%) SIGTRAN
6 3 (9.09%) Firewall
6 3 (9.09%) LTE
6 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.06%) WAN
7 2 (6.06%) LAN
7 2 (6.06%) 3GPP
7 2 (6.06%) GPRS
7 2 (6.06%) SCCP
7 2 (6.06%) Internet
7 2 (6.06%) SGSN
7 2 (6.06%) 2.5G
8 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.03%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
General
1 27 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 7 (21.21%) Billing
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Test Engineer
1 7 (21.21%) Network Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Systems Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Tester
3 3 (9.09%) Operations Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Network Operations Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (6.06%) RAN Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Implementation Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) JSON
2 1 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (3.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (3.03%) Flash
2 1 (3.03%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Clustering
2 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.06%) Handset
4 1 (3.03%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) UNIX
2 8 (24.24%) Linux
3 5 (15.15%) Windows
4 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.06%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Network Architecture
2 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL
4 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.06%) Software Architecture
5 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.03%) Stress Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) OO
6 1 (3.03%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) Shell Script
3 4 (12.12%) Java
4 3 (9.09%) Ruby
4 3 (9.09%) Tcl
4 3 (9.09%) Perl
4 3 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) Groovy
5 1 (3.03%) Scala
5 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) Veritas
2 7 (21.21%) Huawei
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.09%) Ericsson
4 3 (9.09%) Business Objects
5 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.03%) Remedy
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Dell