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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 284 340 333
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -7
Permanent jobs citing 3G 18 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.12% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.25% 0.80% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 2
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -39.13%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
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
1442 2011 2071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.10% 15.62% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1242 1709 1842
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 16 (48.48%) ITIL
2 14 (42.42%) Cisco
2 14 (42.42%) Telecoms
2 14 (42.42%) 4G
3 13 (39.39%) ADSL
3 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (36.36%) Juniper
4 12 (36.36%) CCNA
4 12 (36.36%) MPLS
4 12 (36.36%) OSPF
4 12 (36.36%) BGP
4 12 (36.36%) Ethernet
4 12 (36.36%) 2G
4 12 (36.36%) Firewall
4 12 (36.36%) Fortinet
4 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (30.30%) VPN
6 7 (21.21%) Network Architecture
6 7 (21.21%) Degree
6 7 (21.21%) DSL
6 7 (21.21%) Internet
6 7 (21.21%) Windows
7 6 (18.18%) SS7
7 6 (18.18%) Operations Management
7 6 (18.18%) Fault Management
7 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 5 (15.15%) iPad
8 5 (15.15%) HSRP
8 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
8 5 (15.15%) iPhone

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (9.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) 4G
2 13 (39.39%) ADSL
3 12 (36.36%) Ethernet
3 12 (36.36%) MPLS
3 12 (36.36%) OSPF
3 12 (36.36%) BGP
3 12 (36.36%) Firewall
3 12 (36.36%) 2G
3 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (30.30%) VPN
5 7 (21.21%) Internet
5 7 (21.21%) DSL
6 6 (18.18%) SS7
7 5 (15.15%) EIGRP
7 5 (15.15%) RTP
7 5 (15.15%) SNMP
7 5 (15.15%) HSRP
8 4 (12.12%) SSL
9 3 (9.09%) UMTS
9 3 (9.09%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (42.42%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Billing
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Network Engineer
1 9 (27.27%) Implementation Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Junior Network Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Junior
4 6 (18.18%) Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Network Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 3 (9.09%) Support Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Network Team Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Implementation Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Network Operations Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Network Operations Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) SOAP
1 1 (3.03%) XML
1 1 (3.03%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Blackberry
1 5 (15.15%) iPhone
1 5 (15.15%) iPad
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Solaris
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Network Architecture
3 6 (18.18%) Operations Management
3 6 (18.18%) Fault Management
4 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
4 5 (15.15%) Change Management
4 5 (15.15%) Validation
5 3 (9.09%) Project Management
5 3 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.06%) CRM
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 1 (3.03%) System Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.03%) ERP
7 1 (3.03%) Data Management
7 1 (3.03%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Java
1 1 (3.03%) Perl
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
1 1 (3.03%) Python
1 1 (3.03%) Tcl
1 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (36.36%) CCNA
3 7 (21.21%) Degree
4 4 (12.12%) CCDA
5 1 (3.03%) CCIE
5 1 (3.03%) CCNP
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.03%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Cisco
2 12 (36.36%) Juniper
2 12 (36.36%) Fortinet
3 5 (15.15%) Citrix
4 3 (9.09%) Lotus
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) Apple
6 1 (3.03%) Sun
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle
6 1 (3.03%) PeopleSoft