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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 292 311 324
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +13
Permanent jobs citing 3G 28 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 0.84% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 13
Average salary £57,500 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.90% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,400 £59,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +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
1944 1787 2275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.88% 15.11% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1635 1585 2031
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 £30,000 £33,000 £32,300
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 30 (73.17%) Telecoms
2 24 (58.54%) 2G
3 20 (48.78%) SS7
4 12 (29.27%) Degree
4 12 (29.27%) 4G
4 12 (29.27%) Radio Access Network
5 11 (26.83%) Windows
6 10 (24.39%) UNIX
6 10 (24.39%) SQL
6 10 (24.39%) Oracle
6 10 (24.39%) Network Architecture
6 10 (24.39%) MVNO
7 9 (21.95%) Linux
8 7 (17.07%) TCAP
8 7 (17.07%) Shell Script
8 7 (17.07%) Veritas
8 7 (17.07%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 7 (17.07%) Huawei
8 7 (17.07%) SIGTRAN
8 7 (17.07%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 7 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (17.07%) Billing
8 7 (17.07%) Clustering
8 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
9 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
9 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
9 6 (14.63%) Blackberry
10 5 (12.20%) VPN
10 5 (12.20%) Citrix
10 5 (12.20%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (17.07%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 4 (9.76%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.44%) WorkSite
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Quicktime
Communications & Networking
1 24 (58.54%) 2G
2 20 (48.78%) SS7
3 12 (29.27%) 4G
3 12 (29.27%) Radio Access Network
4 10 (24.39%) MVNO
5 7 (17.07%) SIGTRAN
5 7 (17.07%) TCAP
6 5 (12.20%) VPN
7 4 (9.76%) Internet
7 4 (9.76%) LTE
8 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
8 3 (7.32%) Firewall
9 2 (4.88%) SCCP
9 2 (4.88%) SGSN
9 2 (4.88%) 2.5G
9 2 (4.88%) WAN
9 2 (4.88%) GPRS
9 2 (4.88%) LAN
9 2 (4.88%) 3GPP
10 1 (2.44%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
General
1 30 (73.17%) Telecoms
2 7 (17.07%) Billing
3 5 (12.20%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Test Engineer
1 7 (17.07%) Network Manager
2 5 (12.20%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Architect
3 4 (9.76%) Tester
3 4 (9.76%) Support Specialist
3 4 (9.76%) Systems Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Network Operations Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Network Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Operations Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) RAN Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (2.44%) IT Support
6 1 (2.44%) Technical Implementation Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) XML
2 2 (4.88%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (4.88%) JSON
2 2 (4.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (4.88%) STL
3 1 (2.44%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Clustering
2 6 (14.63%) Blackberry
3 4 (9.76%) iPhone
3 4 (9.76%) iPad
4 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.88%) Handset
6 1 (2.44%) Streaming Video
6 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.44%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 10 (24.39%) UNIX
3 9 (21.95%) Linux
4 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.88%) Android
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Network Architecture
2 7 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (12.20%) ITIL
4 4 (9.76%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.88%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.88%) Software Architecture
6 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.88%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.88%) OO
7 1 (2.44%) CRM
7 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.44%) Stress Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.44%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) Shell Script
3 5 (12.20%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) Perl
4 3 (7.32%) Python
4 3 (7.32%) Tcl
4 3 (7.32%) Ruby
5 2 (4.88%) Groovy
5 2 (4.88%) Scala
5 2 (4.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Oracle
2 7 (17.07%) Veritas
2 7 (17.07%) Huawei
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.20%) Citrix
5 4 (9.76%) Lotus
6 3 (7.32%) Business Objects
6 3 (7.32%) Ericsson
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco
7 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.44%) Remedy
8 1 (2.44%) VMware
8 1 (2.44%) Progress
8 1 (2.44%) HP
8 1 (2.44%) Dell
8 1 (2.44%) LANDesk
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago