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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 710 678 635
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -43
Permanent jobs citing 3G 130 176 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 1.06% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 69 93 148
Average salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £25,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
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
17533 16596 19888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.18% 17.09% 20.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14127 13107 16268
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 £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6 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 6 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 -66 52 £41,500 -17.00% 25
London +3 38 £50,000 +33.33% 5
East of England +15 17 £45,000 +5.88% 1
North West 0 7 £48,750 +62.50% 1
Yorkshire - 6 £23,000 - 2
West Midlands - 4 £27,500 - 3
South West -23 3 £30,500 -8.27% 6
3G
UK

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 290 (63.60%) Telecoms
2 250 (54.82%) 4G
3 214 (46.93%) 2G
4 172 (37.72%) LTE
5 121 (26.54%) Wireless
6 102 (22.37%) Degree
7 94 (20.61%) GSM
8 89 (19.52%) Radio Access Network
9 88 (19.30%) Internet
10 71 (15.57%) Smartphone
11 68 (14.91%) Broadband
11 68 (14.91%) UMTS
11 68 (14.91%) Analytical Skills
12 63 (13.82%) Network Architecture
13 62 (13.60%) Nokia
14 61 (13.38%) Project Management
15 58 (12.72%) Ericsson
15 58 (12.72%) Linux
16 57 (12.50%) WiMAX
17 54 (11.84%) SLA
18 52 (11.40%) Windows
19 47 (10.31%) VPN
20 46 (10.09%) Service Delivery
21 45 (9.87%) UNIX
22 44 (9.65%) QA
23 42 (9.21%) RNC
24 39 (8.55%) Huawei
24 39 (8.55%) Cisco
24 39 (8.55%) Nortel
25 38 (8.33%) Finance

3G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 9 (1.97%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.75%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 8 (1.75%) IBM Notes
3 7 (1.54%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.32%) WorkSite
4 6 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.66%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.44%) Lync
7 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.22%) IIS
7 1 (0.22%) Apache
7 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.22%) TeamSite
Applications
1 25 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.82%) MS Office
3 7 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.66%) XMetaL
5 2 (0.44%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.22%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 250 (54.82%) 4G
2 214 (46.93%) 2G
3 172 (37.72%) LTE
4 121 (26.54%) Wireless
5 94 (20.61%) GSM
6 89 (19.52%) Radio Access Network
7 88 (19.30%) Internet
8 68 (14.91%) Broadband
8 68 (14.91%) UMTS
9 57 (12.50%) WiMAX
10 47 (10.31%) VPN
11 42 (9.21%) RNC
12 36 (7.89%) Firewall
12 36 (7.89%) MVNO
13 34 (7.46%) TCP/IP
14 31 (6.80%) VoIP
14 31 (6.80%) VoLTE
15 30 (6.58%) Ethernet
15 30 (6.58%) MPLS
16 22 (4.82%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.97%) Oracle Database
2 8 (1.75%) MySQL
3 7 (1.54%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.66%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.66%) Big Data
5 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.44%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.44%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.22%) MS Access
6 1 (0.22%) DTS
6 1 (0.22%) UniData
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.22%) GCC
2 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.22%) LabVIEW
General
1 290 (63.60%) Telecoms
2 38 (8.33%) Finance
3 29 (6.36%) Marketing
4 26 (5.70%) Electronics
5 24 (5.26%) Back Office
6 11 (2.41%) Billing
7 10 (2.19%) Legal
8 9 (1.97%) Military
9 8 (1.75%) Banking
10 7 (1.54%) Games
11 4 (0.88%) Retail
11 4 (0.88%) Law
12 2 (0.44%) Advertising
12 2 (0.44%) Automotive
12 2 (0.44%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.44%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.44%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.44%) French Language
13 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (6.80%) Network Engineer
2 28 (6.14%) Wireless Engineer
3 26 (5.70%) Support Engineer
4 25 (5.48%) Project Manager
5 23 (5.04%) Architect
6 22 (4.82%) RAN Engineer
7 19 (4.17%) Radio Engineer
7 19 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 19 (4.17%) Analyst
7 19 (4.17%) Network Manager
8 18 (3.95%) Consultant
8 18 (3.95%) Radio Network Engineer
8 18 (3.95%) Technical Design Authority
8 18 (3.95%) Network Optimisation Engineer
9 17 (3.73%) Delivery Manager
10 16 (3.51%) Technical Engineer
11 15 (3.29%) Technical Leader
11 15 (3.29%) Test Engineer
12 14 (3.07%) Operations Manager
12 14 (3.07%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.07%) HTML
2 10 (2.19%) CSS
3 9 (1.97%) SOAP
4 8 (1.75%) J2EE
4 8 (1.75%) XML
5 6 (1.32%) Web Services
5 6 (1.32%) .NET
5 6 (1.32%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.32%) REST
6 5 (1.10%) jQuery
6 5 (1.10%) Classic ASP
6 5 (1.10%) Ajax
7 4 (0.88%) STL
7 4 (0.88%) HTML5
8 3 (0.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (0.66%) JSON
8 3 (0.66%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.44%) CGI
9 2 (0.44%) Middleware
9 2 (0.44%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 71 (15.57%) Smartphone
2 68 (14.91%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.14%) Computer Science
4 27 (5.92%) Blackberry
5 13 (2.85%) iPhone
6 11 (2.41%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (1.97%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (1.75%) iPad
8 8 (1.75%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.32%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.10%) Machine to Machine
10 5 (1.10%) Clustering
11 4 (0.88%) Device Driver
12 3 (0.66%) Handset
12 3 (0.66%) PMI
13 2 (0.44%) Telematics
13 2 (0.44%) Blog
13 2 (0.44%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.44%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 58 (12.72%) Linux
2 52 (11.40%) Windows
3 45 (9.87%) UNIX
4 19 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 15 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (3.07%) Windows XP
7 10 (2.19%) Android
8 8 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.66%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.22%) BlackBerry OS
12 1 (0.22%) CentOS
12 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (13.82%) Network Architecture
2 61 (13.38%) Project Management
3 46 (10.09%) Service Delivery
4 29 (6.36%) Line Management
5 28 (6.14%) Software Engineering
6 24 (5.26%) Validation
7 21 (4.61%) Network Planning
8 19 (4.17%) Service Management
8 19 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
9 17 (3.73%) ITIL
9 17 (3.73%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (3.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (3.07%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (3.07%) Capacity Management
11 12 (2.63%) Mentoring
12 11 (2.41%) Problem Management
13 10 (2.19%) Workflow
14 9 (1.97%) Change Management
14 9 (1.97%) OO
14 9 (1.97%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 32 (7.02%) C
2 26 (5.70%) SQL
3 22 (4.82%) C++
4 20 (4.39%) Java
5 18 (3.95%) Python
6 14 (3.07%) C#
7 13 (2.85%) JavaScript
8 10 (2.19%) Perl
9 9 (1.97%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.32%) Embedded C
10 6 (1.32%) Embedded C++
11 5 (1.10%) MATLAB
11 5 (1.10%) VB6
11 5 (1.10%) VB
11 5 (1.10%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.66%) Scala
12 3 (0.66%) Groovy
13 2 (0.44%) PHP
14 1 (0.22%) Ruby
14 1 (0.22%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 102 (22.37%) Degree
2 22 (4.82%) VCP4
3 20 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (3.51%) HND
4 16 (3.51%) Security Cleared
5 14 (3.07%) HNC
6 13 (2.85%) CCNA
7 11 (2.41%) SC Cleared
8 10 (2.19%) CCNP
9 5 (1.10%) CCDA
10 4 (0.88%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.66%) PhD
11 3 (0.66%) CCIE
12 2 (0.44%) MCSE
12 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.44%) CISSP
13 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (11.84%) SLA
2 44 (9.65%) QA
3 7 (1.54%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (4.61%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.73%) NDS
3 16 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.54%) Terminal Services
5 5 (1.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.88%) Xen
7 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.88%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.66%) Cacti
3 2 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.44%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.44%) SCCM
4 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.22%) WSUS
4 1 (0.22%) Netcool
4 1 (0.22%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.22%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 62 (13.60%) Nokia
2 58 (12.72%) Ericsson
3 39 (8.55%) Nortel
3 39 (8.55%) Cisco
3 39 (8.55%) Huawei
4 33 (7.24%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 31 (6.80%) Microsoft
6 26 (5.70%) Oracle
7 25 (5.48%) Juniper
8 22 (4.82%) VMware
9 19 (4.17%) Citrix
10 14 (3.07%) Progress
11 9 (1.97%) Veritas
12 8 (1.75%) Lotus
12 8 (1.75%) Fortinet
13 7 (1.54%) EMC
14 6 (1.32%) CheckPoint
15 5 (1.10%) BT
15 5 (1.10%) LANDesk
16 4 (0.88%) SolarWinds
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