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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 246 306 311
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +5
Permanent jobs citing 3G 12 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 0.62% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 1
Average salary £45,750 £53,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.48% +75.40%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
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
994 1922 1656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.89% 18.46% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 897 1643 1410
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 2016.

3G Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
2 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
3 10 (47.62%) Blackberry
3 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
3 10 (47.62%) 4G
4 9 (42.86%) VPN
5 8 (38.10%) HTTP
6 6 (28.57%) Reuters
6 6 (28.57%) Bloomberg
6 6 (28.57%) SSL
6 6 (28.57%) Altiris
6 6 (28.57%) DameWare
6 6 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
7 5 (23.81%) Office 365
7 5 (23.81%) Citrix
8 4 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (19.05%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) ITIL
8 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
8 4 (19.05%) MobileIron
9 3 (14.29%) Diameter Protocol
9 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
9 3 (14.29%) Wireless
9 3 (14.29%) iPad

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) 4G
2 9 (42.86%) VPN
3 8 (38.10%) HTTP
4 6 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (28.57%) SSL
5 3 (14.29%) 2G
5 3 (14.29%) Diameter Protocol
5 3 (14.29%) WAN
5 3 (14.29%) Wireless
6 2 (9.52%) HTTPS
7 1 (4.76%) Bluetooth
7 1 (4.76%) GPRS
7 1 (4.76%) GSM
7 1 (4.76%) ISDN
7 1 (4.76%) LAN
7 1 (4.76%) UMTS
7 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Graduate
3 4 (19.05%) Graduate Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Junior
3 4 (19.05%) Junior Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Service Desk Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) 3G Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 4G Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Design Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Office 365 Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Support Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
5 2 (9.52%) Support Technician
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Blackberry
2 3 (14.29%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) iPad
2 3 (14.29%) Smartphone
3 2 (9.52%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
6 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 3 (14.29%) Network Design
2 3 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security Management
3 2 (9.52%) Security Management
4 1 (4.76%) Document Management
4 1 (4.76%) Email Management
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) MCSA
1 3 (14.29%) MCSE
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
3 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) DameWare
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) VMware
2 6 (28.57%) Altiris
2 6 (28.57%) Bloomberg
2 6 (28.57%) Reuters
3 5 (23.81%) Citrix
4 4 (19.05%) MobileIron
5 3 (14.29%) Huawei
6 2 (9.52%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) Apple
7 1 (4.76%) iManage
7 1 (4.76%) Microsoft