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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 256 237 256
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 11 11 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.16% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.81% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 18
Average salary £60,000 £66,250 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.43% +35.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £38,250 £42,050
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £92,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +10.52%
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
1614 1357 1837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.31% 19.81% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 970 1479
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,520 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,600
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
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 19 December 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 -7 11 £60,000 -35.13%
3GPP
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 20 (60.61%) LTE
2 18 (54.55%) Degree
3 17 (51.52%) Linux
4 16 (48.48%) Telecoms
5 14 (42.42%) Wireless
6 13 (39.39%) SS7
7 12 (36.36%) Computer Science
8 11 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (30.30%) Oracle
9 10 (30.30%) MySQL
9 10 (30.30%) Billing
9 10 (30.30%) Radio Access Network
10 9 (27.27%) 4G
10 9 (27.27%) Java
10 9 (27.27%) 3G
11 7 (21.21%) 2G
11 7 (21.21%) GSM
11 7 (21.21%) Network Architecture
11 7 (21.21%) VoLTE
12 6 (18.18%) Solaris
12 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
12 6 (18.18%) Project Management
12 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
12 6 (18.18%) SMS
12 6 (18.18%) VoIP
12 6 (18.18%) Ethernet
12 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
13 5 (15.15%) UMTS
13 5 (15.15%) Network Security
13 5 (15.15%) Network Design

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (12.12%) Apache
2 3 (9.09%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.06%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) LTE
2 14 (42.42%) Wireless
3 13 (39.39%) SS7
4 11 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (30.30%) Radio Access Network
6 9 (27.27%) 4G
6 9 (27.27%) 3G
7 7 (21.21%) GSM
7 7 (21.21%) VoLTE
7 7 (21.21%) 2G
8 6 (18.18%) SMS
8 6 (18.18%) VoIP
8 6 (18.18%) Ethernet
8 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 5 (15.15%) UMTS
9 5 (15.15%) Network Security
10 4 (12.12%) Internet
10 4 (12.12%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (12.12%) WLAN
11 3 (9.09%) RANAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) MySQL
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 4 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Bugzilla
General
1 16 (48.48%) Telecoms
2 10 (30.30%) Billing
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Network Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Wireless Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Telecoms Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Network Operations Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Telecoms Consultant
5 5 (15.15%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Lead Network Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Core Network Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) CSS
1 2 (6.06%) Ajax
1 2 (6.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
3 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.06%) Open Source
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.03%) Internet of Things
5 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.03%) Handset
5 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Solaris
3 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Network Architecture
2 6 (18.18%) Project Management
2 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 5 (15.15%) Network Design
3 5 (15.15%) Performance Management
4 4 (12.12%) Network Management
4 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.06%) Web Development
5 2 (6.06%) Signal Processing
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.03%) Time Management
6 1 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Validation
6 1 (3.03%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.12%) PHP
2 4 (12.12%) C++
3 3 (9.09%) C
4 2 (6.06%) Scala
4 2 (6.06%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) CCNP
2 4 (12.12%) CCNA
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (9.09%) KVM
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Dell
3 1 (3.03%) EMC
3 1 (3.03%) MKS
3 1 (3.03%) Perforce
3 1 (3.03%) Tektronix