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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 287 336 325
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -11
Permanent jobs citing 3G 15 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.047% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.92% 0.31% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 2
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £50,250
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £54,000 £72,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -15.78%
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
1636 1954 2096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.30% 15.47% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1402 1651 1862
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 22 May 2015.

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 May 2015, 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 17 (54.84%) Telecoms
2 14 (45.16%) 2G
2 14 (45.16%) 4G
3 13 (41.94%) ITIL
4 11 (35.48%) Cisco
5 10 (32.26%) Network Architecture
6 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (29.03%) VPN
7 8 (25.81%) Ethernet
7 8 (25.81%) ADSL
7 8 (25.81%) CCNA
7 8 (25.81%) Juniper
7 8 (25.81%) MPLS
7 8 (25.81%) OSPF
7 8 (25.81%) BGP
7 8 (25.81%) Internet
7 8 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (25.81%) Fortinet
7 8 (25.81%) Firewall
8 7 (22.58%) Degree
8 7 (22.58%) SS7
9 6 (19.35%) Windows
9 6 (19.35%) Operations Management
9 6 (19.35%) Fault Management
10 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
10 5 (16.13%) Validation
10 5 (16.13%) Change Management
10 5 (16.13%) Citrix
10 5 (16.13%) SNMP
10 5 (16.13%) EIGRP

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (9.68%) IBM Notes
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 1 (3.23%) WorkSite
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) 2G
1 14 (45.16%) 4G
2 9 (29.03%) VPN
3 8 (25.81%) Ethernet
3 8 (25.81%) ADSL
3 8 (25.81%) MPLS
3 8 (25.81%) OSPF
3 8 (25.81%) BGP
3 8 (25.81%) Internet
3 8 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (25.81%) Firewall
4 7 (22.58%) SS7
5 5 (16.13%) SNMP
5 5 (16.13%) EIGRP
5 5 (16.13%) RTP
5 5 (16.13%) HSRP
6 4 (12.90%) SSL
7 3 (9.68%) LTE
7 3 (9.68%) UMTS
7 3 (9.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
General
1 17 (54.84%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Billing
3 3 (9.68%) Finance
4 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Architect
2 5 (16.13%) Implementation Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Network Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Network Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Junior Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Team Leader
4 3 (9.68%) Operations Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Support Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Junior
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) IT Support
6 1 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Network Operations Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) SOAP
2 1 (3.23%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.90%) iPad
2 4 (12.90%) iPhone
3 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.90%) UNIX
4 3 (9.68%) Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) Solaris
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) ITIL
2 10 (32.26%) Network Architecture
3 6 (19.35%) Operations Management
3 6 (19.35%) Fault Management
4 5 (16.13%) Validation
4 5 (16.13%) Change Management
5 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
6 3 (9.68%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.68%) CRM
6 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Project Management
7 2 (6.45%) ERP
7 2 (6.45%) Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.45%) System Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.23%) Business Development
8 1 (3.23%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.45%) Tcl
2 2 (6.45%) Python
2 2 (6.45%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) Perl
2 2 (6.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.81%) CCNA
3 7 (22.58%) Degree
4 4 (12.90%) CCDA
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.23%) JNCIE
6 1 (3.23%) PMP
6 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.23%) CCIE
6 1 (3.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
1 1 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Cisco
2 8 (25.81%) Juniper
2 8 (25.81%) Fortinet
3 5 (16.13%) Citrix
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle
5 3 (9.68%) Lotus
6 2 (6.45%) Ericsson
6 2 (6.45%) Veritas
6 2 (6.45%) Huawei
7 1 (3.23%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.23%) VMware
7 1 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (3.23%) Sun
7 1 (3.23%) Apple