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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 279 295 312
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +17
Permanent jobs citing 3G 12 30 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.26% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 1.52% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 12 26 15
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £66,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -27.77%
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
1320 1976 1803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.96% 17.06% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1659 1583
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 4 September 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 4 September 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 (55.17%) ITIL
2 14 (48.28%) ADSL
2 14 (48.28%) Cisco
3 12 (41.38%) Juniper
3 12 (41.38%) MPLS
3 12 (41.38%) OSPF
3 12 (41.38%) BGP
3 12 (41.38%) Ethernet
3 12 (41.38%) Firewall
3 12 (41.38%) Fortinet
3 12 (41.38%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (37.93%) 4G
4 11 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (34.48%) CCNA
5 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
6 8 (27.59%) Change Management
6 8 (27.59%) 2G
7 7 (24.14%) DSL
7 7 (24.14%) VPN
8 6 (20.69%) Project Management
8 6 (20.69%) Internet
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.69%) Degree
8 6 (20.69%) Network Architecture
9 5 (17.24%) HSRP
9 5 (17.24%) Problem Management
9 5 (17.24%) Validation
9 5 (17.24%) Migration
9 5 (17.24%) Citrix
9 5 (17.24%) EIGRP

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) ADSL
2 12 (41.38%) Ethernet
2 12 (41.38%) MPLS
2 12 (41.38%) OSPF
2 12 (41.38%) BGP
2 12 (41.38%) Firewall
2 12 (41.38%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (37.93%) 4G
4 8 (27.59%) 2G
5 7 (24.14%) DSL
5 7 (24.14%) VPN
6 6 (20.69%) Internet
7 5 (17.24%) EIGRP
7 5 (17.24%) RTP
7 5 (17.24%) SS7
7 5 (17.24%) SNMP
7 5 (17.24%) HSRP
8 3 (10.34%) LTE
8 3 (10.34%) SSL
8 3 (10.34%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.45%) BODI
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Billing
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Implementation Engineer
2 11 (37.93%) Network Engineer
3 10 (34.48%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) Junior Network Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) Junior
5 5 (17.24%) Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Network Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Implementation Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Support Manager
8 1 (3.45%) IT Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Implementation Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Network Operations Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) SOAP
1 2 (6.90%) XML
1 2 (6.90%) JMS
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.90%) iPhone
2 2 (6.90%) iPad
2 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.90%) Solaris
4 2 (6.90%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (6.90%) UNIX
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) ITIL
2 8 (27.59%) Change Management
3 6 (20.69%) Project Management
3 6 (20.69%) Network Architecture
4 5 (17.24%) Validation
4 5 (17.24%) Migration
4 5 (17.24%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.34%) Fault Management
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.34%) CRM
5 3 (10.34%) Network Design
5 3 (10.34%) Operations Management
5 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.90%) Data Management
6 2 (6.90%) System Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Python
2 2 (6.90%) Tcl
2 2 (6.90%) Ruby
2 2 (6.90%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (34.48%) CCNA
3 6 (20.69%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.45%) JNCIE
5 1 (3.45%) CCDA
5 1 (3.45%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) XenApp
2 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Cisco
2 12 (41.38%) Juniper
2 12 (41.38%) Fortinet
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.24%) Citrix
5 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 2 (6.90%) Apple
5 2 (6.90%) Sun
5 2 (6.90%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (3.45%) BMC
6 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec
6 1 (3.45%) Veeam