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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 705 735 596
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -139
Permanent jobs citing 3G 167 189 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 0.97% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 88 105 175
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,475 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.82% -5.55%
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
19006 19456 20952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.31% 17.25% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15192 15452 16992
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -24 80 £42,500 -9.57% 26
London +43 41 £50,000 +33.33% 6
East of England +29 16 £37,000 +2.77% 7
North West +16 9 £36,250 -
South West -17 9 £27,500 -40.86% 2
West Midlands -13 6 £22,250 +17.10% 1
Yorkshire - 4 - -
3G
UK

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 206 (53.93%) Telecoms
2 193 (50.52%) 4G
3 180 (47.12%) 2G
4 133 (34.82%) LTE
5 100 (26.18%) Degree
6 88 (23.04%) Wireless
7 83 (21.73%) Radio Access Network
8 76 (19.90%) GSM
9 64 (16.75%) Cisco
10 56 (14.66%) Windows
11 55 (14.40%) Network Architecture
12 51 (13.35%) VPN
12 51 (13.35%) UMTS
13 50 (13.09%) MPLS
13 50 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
14 47 (12.30%) Ericsson
14 47 (12.30%) Linux
15 45 (11.78%) Internet
16 44 (11.52%) Firewall
16 44 (11.52%) TCP/IP
17 43 (11.26%) SLA
18 41 (10.73%) Ethernet
19 39 (10.21%) WiMAX
20 38 (9.95%) Juniper
21 37 (9.69%) Project Management
22 35 (9.16%) Microsoft
23 34 (8.90%) VoIP
23 34 (8.90%) Cisco Certification
23 34 (8.90%) Nokia
23 34 (8.90%) BGP

3G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 11 (2.88%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.62%) WorkSite
3 6 (1.57%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 6 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2000
4 5 (1.31%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.05%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.26%) IIS
7 1 (0.26%) Apache
7 1 (0.26%) MTS
7 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.26%) TeamSite
Applications
1 28 (7.33%) MS Office
2 27 (7.07%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.05%) MS Project
6 3 (0.79%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.52%) FrameMaker
7 2 (0.52%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.26%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 193 (50.52%) 4G
2 180 (47.12%) 2G
3 133 (34.82%) LTE
4 88 (23.04%) Wireless
5 83 (21.73%) Radio Access Network
6 76 (19.90%) GSM
7 51 (13.35%) UMTS
7 51 (13.35%) VPN
8 50 (13.09%) MPLS
9 45 (11.78%) Internet
10 44 (11.52%) TCP/IP
10 44 (11.52%) Firewall
11 41 (10.73%) Ethernet
12 39 (10.21%) WiMAX
13 34 (8.90%) BGP
13 34 (8.90%) VoIP
14 32 (8.38%) OSPF
15 31 (8.12%) RNC
16 30 (7.85%) MVNO
17 29 (7.59%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.88%) Oracle Database
2 10 (2.62%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.57%) MySQL
4 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.05%) MS Access
6 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.52%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.26%) Big Data
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.26%) UniData
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.52%) XMLSpy
2 1 (0.26%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.26%) Subversion
2 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.26%) CANoe
2 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.26%) ClearCase
General
1 206 (53.93%) Telecoms
2 27 (7.07%) Finance
3 22 (5.76%) Electronics
4 12 (3.14%) Back Office
4 12 (3.14%) Marketing
5 11 (2.88%) Billing
6 10 (2.62%) Law
7 9 (2.36%) Legal
8 8 (2.09%) Games
9 6 (1.57%) Retail
10 5 (1.31%) Military
11 4 (1.05%) Banking
11 4 (1.05%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.79%) Advertising
13 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.52%) Automotive
14 1 (0.26%) French Language
14 1 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 38 (9.95%) Network Engineer
2 27 (7.07%) Architect
2 27 (7.07%) Support Engineer
3 24 (6.28%) Analyst
4 23 (6.02%) RAN Engineer
5 17 (4.45%) Wireless Engineer
5 17 (4.45%) Test Engineer
6 16 (4.19%) Project Manager
7 15 (3.93%) Support Analyst
7 15 (3.93%) Design Engineer
8 14 (3.66%) Software Engineer
8 14 (3.66%) Consultant
8 14 (3.66%) Technical Engineer
9 13 (3.40%) Network Manager
10 12 (3.14%) Network Architect
11 11 (2.88%) Operations Manager
12 10 (2.62%) Network Support
12 10 (2.62%) Radio Engineer
12 10 (2.62%) Radio Network Engineer
12 10 (2.62%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.14%) HTML
2 9 (2.36%) CSS
2 9 (2.36%) SOAP
3 7 (1.83%) ASP.NET
3 7 (1.83%) .NET
3 7 (1.83%) Web Services
4 6 (1.57%) XML
4 6 (1.57%) J2EE
4 6 (1.57%) REST
5 5 (1.31%) jQuery
5 5 (1.31%) Classic ASP
5 5 (1.31%) Ajax
6 4 (1.05%) HTML5
7 3 (0.79%) STL
8 1 (0.26%) COM
8 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.26%) JSON
8 1 (0.26%) WCF
8 1 (0.26%) JMS
8 1 (0.26%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (8.12%) Smartphone
3 28 (7.33%) Blackberry
4 22 (5.76%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.14%) iPhone
6 9 (2.36%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (1.83%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.83%) iPad
7 7 (1.83%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.31%) Clustering
8 5 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.31%) Machine to Machine
9 4 (1.05%) Internet of Things
9 4 (1.05%) PMI
9 4 (1.05%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.79%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.79%) Handset
11 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.52%) Wiki
11 2 (0.52%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 56 (14.66%) Windows
2 47 (12.30%) Linux
3 25 (6.54%) UNIX
4 22 (5.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (5.24%) Windows XP
6 19 (4.97%) Windows 7
7 12 (3.14%) Android
7 12 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.83%) Windows 2000
9 5 (1.31%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.79%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.26%) BlackBerry OS
11 1 (0.26%) CentOS
11 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.26%) Solaris
11 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (14.40%) Network Architecture
2 37 (9.69%) Project Management
3 30 (7.85%) Validation
4 29 (7.59%) Service Delivery
5 28 (7.33%) Capacity Planning
6 27 (7.07%) ITIL
7 20 (5.24%) Software Engineering
8 16 (4.19%) Service Management
9 14 (3.66%) Network Design
9 14 (3.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 13 (3.40%) Network Planning
10 13 (3.40%) Change Management
11 12 (3.14%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (3.14%) Performance Monitoring
12 11 (2.88%) Line Management
12 11 (2.88%) Change Control
12 11 (2.88%) Capacity Management
12 11 (2.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (2.88%) Migration
13 10 (2.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (8.12%) C
2 23 (6.02%) SQL
3 21 (5.50%) C++
4 16 (4.19%) Python
5 15 (3.93%) C#
6 13 (3.40%) Java
7 11 (2.88%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.83%) Perl
8 7 (1.83%) MATLAB
9 6 (1.57%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.31%) VB6
10 5 (1.31%) VB
11 4 (1.05%) Embedded C
11 4 (1.05%) Embedded C++
12 3 (0.79%) Ada
12 3 (0.79%) Ruby
13 2 (0.52%) Tcl
14 1 (0.26%) PHP5
14 1 (0.26%) Groovy
14 1 (0.26%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 100 (26.18%) Degree
2 34 (8.90%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (5.50%) CCNA
4 19 (4.97%) CCNP
5 12 (3.14%) Security Cleared
6 10 (2.62%) HNC
7 9 (2.36%) CCDA
8 7 (1.83%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.57%) PMI Certification
9 6 (1.57%) HND
10 5 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.31%) CISSP
11 4 (1.05%) CCSA
11 4 (1.05%) CCSE
11 4 (1.05%) JNCIS
11 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.05%) MCSE
11 4 (1.05%) CCIP
11 4 (1.05%) CCIE
12 3 (0.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.26%) SLA
2 33 (8.64%) QA
3 10 (2.62%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) PMBOK
System Software
1 26 (6.81%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.57%) Terminal Services
4 5 (1.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.05%) Xen
6 3 (0.79%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.52%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.52%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.05%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (0.79%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.79%) Cacti
3 2 (0.52%) Netcool
3 2 (0.52%) Nagios
4 1 (0.26%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.26%) WSUS
4 1 (0.26%) OpenView
Vendors
1 64 (16.75%) Cisco
2 47 (12.30%) Ericsson
3 38 (9.95%) Juniper
4 35 (9.16%) Microsoft
5 34 (8.90%) Nokia
5 34 (8.90%) Huawei
6 29 (7.59%) Nortel
7 28 (7.33%) Oracle
8 23 (6.02%) Citrix
9 20 (5.24%) VMware
10 14 (3.66%) Fortinet
11 10 (2.62%) F5
11 10 (2.62%) EMC
12 9 (2.36%) CheckPoint
12 9 (2.36%) LANDesk
13 8 (2.09%) Apple
13 8 (2.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 8 (2.09%) Amdocs
14 7 (1.83%) Veritas
14 7 (1.83%) HP
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: 20% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £51000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: circa £24,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone Group Services Limited
Salary: £Attractive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire / Bedfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + good bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Samsung
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 19 days ago