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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 287 312 324
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +12
Permanent jobs citing 3G 21 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.18% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% 1.07% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 5
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,400 £40,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £61,300 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -19.44%
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
1448 2048 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.90% 16.54% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 1716 1688
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 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 31 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 20 (51.28%) ITIL
2 18 (46.15%) Cisco
3 17 (43.59%) ADSL
4 15 (38.46%) Ethernet
4 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (38.46%) Juniper
4 15 (38.46%) MPLS
4 15 (38.46%) OSPF
4 15 (38.46%) BGP
4 15 (38.46%) Firewall
4 15 (38.46%) Telecoms
4 15 (38.46%) Fortinet
4 15 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (38.46%) 4G
5 14 (35.90%) CCNA
6 13 (33.33%) VPN
7 12 (30.77%) 2G
8 10 (25.64%) Degree
9 8 (20.51%) HSRP
9 8 (20.51%) Change Management
9 8 (20.51%) Validation
9 8 (20.51%) SNMP
9 8 (20.51%) Windows
9 8 (20.51%) EIGRP
9 8 (20.51%) RTP
10 7 (17.95%) Citrix
10 7 (17.95%) Internet
10 7 (17.95%) DSL
10 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
10 7 (17.95%) Network Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (7.69%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (43.59%) ADSL
2 15 (38.46%) Ethernet
2 15 (38.46%) MPLS
2 15 (38.46%) OSPF
2 15 (38.46%) BGP
2 15 (38.46%) Firewall
2 15 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (38.46%) 4G
3 13 (33.33%) VPN
4 12 (30.77%) 2G
5 8 (20.51%) HSRP
5 8 (20.51%) SNMP
5 8 (20.51%) EIGRP
5 8 (20.51%) RTP
6 7 (17.95%) Internet
6 7 (17.95%) DSL
7 6 (15.38%) SS7
7 6 (15.38%) SSL
8 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 3 (7.69%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.56%) BODI
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Billing
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Implementation Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Network Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Junior Network Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Junior
5 6 (15.38%) Architect
6 4 (10.26%) Network Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Support Specialist
7 3 (7.69%) Team Leader
8 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Network Team Leader
9 1 (2.56%) Senior Network Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Senior Network Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Billing Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) IT Graduate
9 1 (2.56%) Senior Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) SOAP
1 2 (5.13%) XML
1 2 (5.13%) JMS
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 5 (12.82%) iPhone
2 5 (12.82%) iPad
3 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.13%) Solaris
4 2 (5.13%) Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (5.13%) UNIX
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) ITIL
2 8 (20.51%) Change Management
2 8 (20.51%) Validation
3 7 (17.95%) Network Architecture
4 6 (15.38%) Fault Management
4 6 (15.38%) Operations Management
4 6 (15.38%) Project Management
5 5 (12.82%) Problem Management
5 5 (12.82%) Migration
6 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.69%) Network Design
6 3 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (7.69%) CRM
6 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) System Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.13%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.13%) Data Management
8 1 (2.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) Java
1 2 (5.13%) Perl
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
1 2 (5.13%) Python
1 2 (5.13%) Tcl
1 2 (5.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (35.90%) CCNA
3 10 (25.64%) Degree
4 4 (10.26%) CCDA
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.56%) JNCIE
6 1 (2.56%) CCIE
6 1 (2.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Cisco
2 15 (38.46%) Juniper
2 15 (38.46%) Fortinet
3 7 (17.95%) Citrix
4 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.69%) Lotus
6 2 (5.13%) Apple
6 2 (5.13%) Sun
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle
6 2 (5.13%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (2.56%) BMC
7 1 (2.56%) HP
7 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.56%) Symantec
7 1 (2.56%) VMware
7 1 (2.56%) Veeam