The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP 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 3GPP over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 230 244 274
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +30
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 21 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% 0.070% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% 0.33% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 10
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £54,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £54,000 £49,600
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.87%
3GPP
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
1556 1521 1867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.46% 21.25% 20.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1245 1244 1500
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,400 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

3GPP
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

3GPP Salary Trend in the East of England

3GPP
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3GPP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

3GPP Salary Histogram in the East of England

3GPP
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 3GPP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire +11 11 £47,500 -5.00%
Bedfordshire -8 6 £61,250 -5.76%
Hertfordshire -7 4 £50,000 -
3GPP
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing 3GPP 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 3GPP.

1 26 (65.00%) Linux
1 26 (65.00%) Degree
1 26 (65.00%) LTE
2 25 (62.50%) Telecoms
3 21 (52.50%) MySQL
4 20 (50.00%) Oracle
4 20 (50.00%) SS7
5 17 (42.50%) Java
6 14 (35.00%) Wireless
6 14 (35.00%) Billing
6 14 (35.00%) VoLTE
7 13 (32.50%) Oracle Database
7 13 (32.50%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (32.50%) Solaris
8 12 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
8 12 (30.00%) Computer Science
9 9 (22.50%) Network Design
9 9 (22.50%) 4G
9 9 (22.50%) 2G
9 9 (22.50%) 3G
10 8 (20.00%) PHP
10 8 (20.00%) Network Architecture
11 7 (17.50%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (17.50%) GSM
11 7 (17.50%) WLAN
11 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
11 7 (17.50%) Cisco
11 7 (17.50%) CCNP
11 7 (17.50%) CCNA
11 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing 3GPP 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 3GPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 26 (65.00%) LTE
2 20 (50.00%) SS7
3 14 (35.00%) Wireless
3 14 (35.00%) VoLTE
4 13 (32.50%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
6 9 (22.50%) 4G
6 9 (22.50%) 2G
6 9 (22.50%) 3G
7 7 (17.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (17.50%) GSM
7 7 (17.50%) WLAN
7 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
8 6 (15.00%) Internet
8 6 (15.00%) Ethernet
8 6 (15.00%) SMS
8 6 (15.00%) UMTS
8 6 (15.00%) VoIP
9 5 (12.50%) Network Security
10 3 (7.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) MySQL
2 13 (32.50%) Oracle Database
3 6 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.50%) Valgrind
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) Subversion
2 1 (2.50%) Maven
2 1 (2.50%) JUnit
2 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 14 (35.00%) Billing
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Support Engineer
2 15 (37.50%) Network Engineer
3 13 (32.50%) Telecoms Engineer
4 9 (22.50%) Wireless Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Consultant
5 6 (15.00%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Network Operations Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Telecoms Consultant
6 5 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Lead Network Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Systems Support
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Software Development Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Systems Support Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) Java EE
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.50%) Handset
5 1 (2.50%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 26 (65.00%) Linux
2 13 (32.50%) Solaris
3 5 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Network Design
2 8 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 7 (17.50%) Project Management
4 6 (15.00%) Network Management
5 5 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 3 (7.50%) OOD
6 3 (7.50%) OO
7 2 (5.00%) Validation
7 2 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) Data Management
7 2 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.50%) Product Management
8 1 (2.50%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.50%) Test Strategy
8 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.50%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) Java
2 8 (20.00%) PHP
3 5 (12.50%) C++
4 4 (10.00%) Perl
5 3 (7.50%) C
6 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.50%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (65.00%) Degree
2 7 (17.50%) CCNP
2 7 (17.50%) CCNA
2 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) KVM
2 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) Cisco
3 3 (7.50%) MKS
4 2 (5.00%) Wind River
5 1 (2.50%) Tektronix
5 1 (2.50%) Dell
5 1 (2.50%) EMC
5 1 (2.50%) VMware