The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 234 211 178
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -33
Permanent jobs citing 3G 21 53 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% 0.69% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.75% 3.29% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 20 47 45
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £60,200 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £34,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+24.81% -23.88%
3G
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1203 1609 1530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.19% 20.95% 21.40%
Number of salaries quoted 964 1306 1228
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3G across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

3G
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3G across the East of England region.

3G Salary Trend in the East of England

3G
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3G across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

3G Salary Histogram in the East of England

3G
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +6 13 £31,500 +12.50%
Hertfordshire -6 6 £48,000 -26.43%
Cambridgeshire -13 1 £50,000 +11.73%
Essex - 1 £140,000 -
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 35 (77.78%) 2G
2 33 (73.33%) Telecoms
3 31 (68.89%) LTE
4 29 (64.44%) Computer Science
5 22 (48.89%) HNC
6 11 (24.44%) XML
7 9 (20.00%) Degree
8 7 (15.56%) Wireless
9 6 (13.33%) FrameMaker
9 6 (13.33%) Workflow
9 6 (13.33%) XMLSpy
9 6 (13.33%) MS Visio
9 6 (13.33%) C++
9 6 (13.33%) Wiki
9 6 (13.33%) XMetaL
9 6 (13.33%) E-Learning
9 6 (13.33%) Content Management
10 5 (11.11%) C
11 4 (8.89%) LAN
11 4 (8.89%) Radio Access Network
11 4 (8.89%) 4G
12 3 (6.67%) F5
12 3 (6.67%) Algorithms
12 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
12 3 (6.67%) HSRP
12 3 (6.67%) GLBP
12 3 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (6.67%) Multicast
12 3 (6.67%) Cacti

3G
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Visio
1 6 (13.33%) FrameMaker
1 6 (13.33%) XMetaL
2 1 (2.22%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (77.78%) 2G
2 31 (68.89%) LTE
3 7 (15.56%) Wireless
4 4 (8.89%) 4G
4 4 (8.89%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (8.89%) LAN
5 3 (6.67%) 3GPP
5 3 (6.67%) ADSL
5 3 (6.67%) DHCP
5 3 (6.67%) VPN
5 3 (6.67%) DNS
5 3 (6.67%) SAN
5 3 (6.67%) MPLS
5 3 (6.67%) VRRP
5 3 (6.67%) Firewall
5 3 (6.67%) HSRP
5 3 (6.67%) GLBP
5 3 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (6.67%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
1 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) XMLSpy
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Games
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
2 3 (6.67%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (62.22%) Author
1 28 (62.22%) Technical Author
2 6 (13.33%) Technical Writer
3 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) RF Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Wireless Architect
4 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Architect
5 1 (2.22%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) 3G Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (2.22%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (2.22%) RAN Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Development Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Senior RAN Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (2.22%) Developer
5 1 (2.22%) Consultant
5 1 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) MEAP
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (64.44%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.33%) Wiki
2 6 (13.33%) E-Learning
3 3 (6.67%) Smartphone
3 3 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Social Media
4 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.22%) Physics
4 1 (2.22%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) UNIX
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) Workflow
1 6 (13.33%) Content Management
2 3 (6.67%) Network Design
2 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (6.67%) Project Planning
3 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
3 2 (4.44%) Validation
3 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
3 2 (4.44%) Performance Management
3 2 (4.44%) Digital Signal Processing
3 2 (4.44%) Signal Processing
4 1 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.22%) Logistics
4 1 (2.22%) Project Management
4 1 (2.22%) Change Management
4 1 (2.22%) ETL
4 1 (2.22%) B2B
4 1 (2.22%) EAM
4 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.22%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) C++
2 5 (11.11%) C
3 3 (6.67%) SQL
4 2 (4.44%) Embedded C
4 2 (4.44%) Embedded C++
4 2 (4.44%) MATLAB
4 2 (4.44%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) Perl
5 1 (2.22%) Java
5 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (48.89%) HNC
2 9 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.22%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Cacti
2 1 (2.22%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (2.22%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Cisco
1 3 (6.67%) Juniper
1 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
1 3 (6.67%) Crossbeam
1 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
1 3 (6.67%) F5
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Sybase
3 1 (2.22%) Syclo
3 1 (2.22%) Ventyx
3 1 (2.22%) Mapinfo
3 1 (2.22%) Anite
3 1 (2.22%) Perforce
3 1 (2.22%) Amdocs
3 1 (2.22%) Huawei
3 1 (2.22%) Ericsson
3 1 (2.22%) Nokia