The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 712 673 612
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -61
Permanent jobs citing 3G 140 190 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 1.07% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 75 93 168
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £64,200 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
3G
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18357 17812 20583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.29% 17.09% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14738 14146 16684
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in England

3G
Salary Trend in England

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

3G Salary Trend in England

3G
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3G across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

3G Salary Histogram in England

3G
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
South East -53 59 £42,500 -17.47% 13
London +30 39 £51,250 +36.66% 6
East of England +12 14 £45,000 +12.50% 2
North West +16 8 £32,500 - 2
South West -28 6 £27,500 -40.86% 3
Yorkshire - 6 £24,500 - 1
West Midlands -24 5 £21,500 +1.17%
3G
UK

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 236 (57.42%) Telecoms
2 213 (51.82%) 4G
3 200 (48.66%) 2G
4 155 (37.71%) LTE
5 115 (27.98%) Wireless
6 108 (26.28%) Degree
7 96 (23.36%) GSM
8 86 (20.92%) Radio Access Network
9 68 (16.55%) UMTS
10 63 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
11 60 (14.60%) Ericsson
12 59 (14.36%) WiMAX
13 57 (13.87%) Network Architecture
14 54 (13.14%) SLA
14 54 (13.14%) Internet
15 53 (12.90%) Project Management
16 51 (12.41%) Nokia
17 50 (12.17%) Windows
18 48 (11.68%) Linux
19 46 (11.19%) Cisco
19 46 (11.19%) QA
20 44 (10.71%) RNC
20 44 (10.71%) VPN
21 43 (10.46%) Service Delivery
22 42 (10.22%) Smartphone
23 41 (9.98%) Nortel
24 39 (9.49%) Broadband
25 37 (9.00%) Firewall
26 36 (8.76%) MPLS
26 36 (8.76%) TCP/IP

3G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (1.95%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.70%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 7 (1.70%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.46%) IBM Notes
4 5 (1.22%) WorkSite
5 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.49%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.24%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.24%) Apache
8 1 (0.24%) MTS
8 1 (0.24%) IIS
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (6.08%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.60%) MS Office
3 4 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.49%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.49%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.24%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 5 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.49%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 213 (51.82%) 4G
2 200 (48.66%) 2G
3 155 (37.71%) LTE
4 115 (27.98%) Wireless
5 96 (23.36%) GSM
6 86 (20.92%) Radio Access Network
7 68 (16.55%) UMTS
8 59 (14.36%) WiMAX
9 54 (13.14%) Internet
10 44 (10.71%) VPN
10 44 (10.71%) RNC
11 39 (9.49%) Broadband
12 37 (9.00%) Firewall
13 36 (8.76%) MPLS
13 36 (8.76%) TCP/IP
14 32 (7.79%) Ethernet
15 31 (7.54%) MVNO
16 30 (7.30%) VoIP
17 26 (6.33%) BGP
18 24 (5.84%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.19%) Oracle Database
2 7 (1.70%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.46%) MySQL
4 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.49%) Big Data
4 2 (0.49%) MS Access
4 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.49%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.49%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.24%) DTS
5 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.24%) UniData
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.24%) ClearCase
1 1 (0.24%) XMLSpy
1 1 (0.24%) LabVIEW
1 1 (0.24%) Subversion
1 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
General
1 236 (57.42%) Telecoms
2 26 (6.33%) Finance
3 24 (5.84%) Electronics
4 18 (4.38%) Marketing
5 16 (3.89%) Back Office
6 13 (3.16%) Billing
7 10 (2.43%) Legal
8 7 (1.70%) Games
8 7 (1.70%) Military
9 6 (1.46%) Banking
9 6 (1.46%) Retail
10 5 (1.22%) Law
11 3 (0.73%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.49%) Automotive
12 2 (0.49%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.49%) French Language
12 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.49%) Advertising
12 2 (0.49%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (8.27%) Network Engineer
2 29 (7.06%) Support Engineer
3 27 (6.57%) Wireless Engineer
4 26 (6.33%) RAN Engineer
4 26 (6.33%) Architect
5 19 (4.62%) Project Manager
6 18 (4.38%) Radio Engineer
7 17 (4.14%) Radio Network Engineer
7 17 (4.14%) Analyst
7 17 (4.14%) Network Optimisation Engineer
8 16 (3.89%) Test Engineer
8 16 (3.89%) Network Manager
8 16 (3.89%) Technical Engineer
9 15 (3.65%) Software Engineer
10 14 (3.41%) Design Engineer
11 13 (3.16%) Consultant
12 12 (2.92%) Support Analyst
12 12 (2.92%) Service Manager
12 12 (2.92%) Operations Manager
13 11 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.68%) HTML
2 10 (2.43%) SOAP
3 9 (2.19%) CSS
4 6 (1.46%) Web Services
4 6 (1.46%) XML
4 6 (1.46%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.46%) .NET
4 6 (1.46%) J2EE
4 6 (1.46%) REST
5 5 (1.22%) jQuery
5 5 (1.22%) Classic ASP
5 5 (1.22%) Ajax
6 4 (0.97%) STL
7 3 (0.73%) HTML5
8 2 (0.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (0.49%) JSON
8 2 (0.49%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.24%) JMS
9 1 (0.24%) WCF
9 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 63 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (10.22%) Smartphone
3 26 (6.33%) Computer Science
4 22 (5.35%) Blackberry
5 10 (2.43%) iPhone
6 9 (2.19%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.95%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (1.95%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.70%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.46%) Internet of Things
9 6 (1.46%) Machine to Machine
9 6 (1.46%) iPad
10 5 (1.22%) Clustering
11 4 (0.97%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.73%) Handset
12 3 (0.73%) PMI
13 2 (0.49%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.49%) Device Driver
13 2 (0.49%) Blog
13 2 (0.49%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 50 (12.17%) Windows
2 48 (11.68%) Linux
3 34 (8.27%) UNIX
4 19 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.92%) Windows 7
6 11 (2.68%) Windows XP
6 11 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.43%) Android
8 8 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.97%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.73%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.73%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.24%) BlackBerry OS
11 1 (0.24%) CentOS
11 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.24%) Solaris
11 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (13.87%) Network Architecture
2 53 (12.90%) Project Management
3 43 (10.46%) Service Delivery
4 27 (6.57%) Validation
5 23 (5.60%) ITIL
6 22 (5.35%) Software Engineering
7 21 (5.11%) Capacity Planning
8 20 (4.87%) Network Planning
9 19 (4.62%) Service Management
9 19 (4.62%) Line Management
10 18 (4.38%) Performance Monitoring
11 13 (3.16%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (2.92%) Change Management
13 11 (2.68%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (2.68%) Problem Management
14 10 (2.43%) Fault Management
14 10 (2.43%) Network Design
14 10 (2.43%) Migration
14 10 (2.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 10 (2.43%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 31 (7.54%) C
2 27 (6.57%) SQL
3 20 (4.87%) C++
4 16 (3.89%) Java
4 16 (3.89%) Python
5 14 (3.41%) C#
6 11 (2.68%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.95%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.70%) Perl
9 6 (1.46%) MATLAB
10 5 (1.22%) VB6
10 5 (1.22%) VB
11 4 (0.97%) Embedded C
11 4 (0.97%) Embedded C++
12 3 (0.73%) Ruby
13 2 (0.49%) Tcl
13 2 (0.49%) Groovy
13 2 (0.49%) Scala
14 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.24%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 108 (26.28%) Degree
2 26 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (3.89%) CCNA
4 14 (3.41%) Security Cleared
5 13 (3.16%) CCNP
6 10 (2.43%) HNC
7 9 (2.19%) HND
7 9 (2.19%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.70%) CCDA
9 5 (1.22%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.97%) CCIE
11 3 (0.73%) CISSP
11 3 (0.73%) PhD
12 2 (0.49%) MCP
12 2 (0.49%) MCSE
12 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.49%) PMP
12 2 (0.49%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (13.14%) SLA
2 46 (11.19%) QA
3 8 (1.95%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.24%) PMBOK
System Software
1 19 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.46%) Terminal Services
4 5 (1.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (1.22%) NDS
5 4 (0.97%) Xen
5 4 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.49%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.73%) Cacti
1 3 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.49%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.49%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.24%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.24%) OpenView
3 1 (0.24%) Netcool
3 1 (0.24%) Nagios
3 1 (0.24%) WSUS
3 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.24%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 60 (14.60%) Ericsson
2 51 (12.41%) Nokia
3 46 (11.19%) Cisco
4 41 (9.98%) Nortel
5 35 (8.52%) Huawei
6 30 (7.30%) Microsoft
7 29 (7.06%) Juniper
8 27 (6.57%) Oracle
9 19 (4.62%) Citrix
10 16 (3.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 15 (3.65%) VMware
12 12 (2.92%) Fortinet
13 8 (1.95%) Veritas
14 7 (1.70%) CheckPoint
14 7 (1.70%) EMC
15 6 (1.46%) Progress
15 6 (1.46%) Lotus
15 6 (1.46%) Amdocs
15 6 (1.46%) F5
16 5 (1.22%) LANDesk
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £75k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum 25 days holiday, Pension, health
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Newbury
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
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Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 18 days ago
Abingdon
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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