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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 702 550 528
Rank change year-on-year
-152 -22
Permanent jobs citing 3G 169 360 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% 1.83% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 125 171 197
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
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
16848 19715 18119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.79% 18.15% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 14032 15715 14732
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 August 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 August 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 -109 77 £45,000 - 14
London +30 65 £37,500 -9.09% 9
East of England -14 21 £31,500 -3.07%
West Midlands -7 2 £27,250 -30.57%
Yorkshire +8 1 £27,000 -66.25% 1
North West -4 1 £40,000 -20.00%
South West -25 1 £50,000 +108.33% 1
3G
UK

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 187 (51.23%) Telecoms
2 173 (47.40%) 4G
3 166 (45.48%) 2G
4 104 (28.49%) LTE
5 96 (26.30%) Cisco
6 91 (24.93%) Degree
7 81 (22.19%) MPLS
8 63 (17.26%) Firewall
9 60 (16.44%) Juniper
10 58 (15.89%) BGP
10 58 (15.89%) Wireless
11 56 (15.34%) OSPF
11 56 (15.34%) Windows
11 56 (15.34%) Radio Access Network
12 55 (15.07%) Cisco Certification
13 50 (13.70%) VPN
13 50 (13.70%) Ethernet
14 49 (13.42%) Internet
15 48 (13.15%) SS7
15 48 (13.15%) Linux
15 48 (13.15%) ITIL
16 46 (12.60%) TCP/IP
17 43 (11.78%) GSM
18 41 (11.23%) Cisco ASA
19 40 (10.96%) Computer Science
19 40 (10.96%) Broadband
20 39 (10.68%) ADSL
20 39 (10.68%) Microsoft
21 35 (9.59%) Wi-Fi
22 34 (9.32%) MS Office

3G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (3.29%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.01%) WorkSite
3 6 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2000
4 5 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.10%) SAS
6 3 (0.82%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.55%) IIS
8 1 (0.27%) MTS
Applications
1 34 (9.32%) MS Office
2 21 (5.75%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.01%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.64%) FrameMaker
4 6 (1.64%) XMetaL
5 5 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.37%) MS Project
6 2 (0.55%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.27%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.01%) Office 365
2 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 173 (47.40%) 4G
2 166 (45.48%) 2G
3 104 (28.49%) LTE
4 81 (22.19%) MPLS
5 63 (17.26%) Firewall
6 58 (15.89%) Wireless
6 58 (15.89%) BGP
7 56 (15.34%) OSPF
7 56 (15.34%) Radio Access Network
8 50 (13.70%) Ethernet
8 50 (13.70%) VPN
9 49 (13.42%) Internet
10 48 (13.15%) SS7
11 46 (12.60%) TCP/IP
12 43 (11.78%) GSM
13 41 (11.23%) Cisco ASA
14 40 (10.96%) Broadband
15 39 (10.68%) ADSL
16 35 (9.59%) Wi-Fi
17 33 (9.04%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.01%) Oracle Database
2 10 (2.74%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.37%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.37%) MS Access
4 5 (1.37%) MySQL
4 5 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.10%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.82%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.82%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.55%) Big Data
7 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.55%) BODI
7 2 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (1.64%) XMLSpy
2 3 (0.82%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.55%) CppUnit
3 2 (0.55%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.55%) Subversion
4 1 (0.27%) JIRA
4 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 187 (51.23%) Telecoms
2 22 (6.03%) Finance
3 16 (4.38%) Electronics
4 15 (4.11%) Retail
5 14 (3.84%) Games
5 14 (3.84%) Billing
6 11 (3.01%) Law
7 9 (2.47%) Legal
8 8 (2.19%) Back Office
9 7 (1.92%) Advertising
10 5 (1.37%) Banking
10 5 (1.37%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.82%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.82%) French Language
11 3 (0.82%) German Language
12 2 (0.55%) Marketing
12 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 61 (16.71%) Network Engineer
2 34 (9.32%) Support Engineer
3 28 (7.67%) Analyst
3 28 (7.67%) Author
3 28 (7.67%) Technical Author
4 24 (6.58%) Architect
5 21 (5.75%) Implementation Engineer
6 16 (4.38%) Network Support
6 16 (4.38%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 14 (3.84%) Test Engineer
8 12 (3.29%) Design Engineer
8 12 (3.29%) Senior Network Engineer
8 12 (3.29%) Support Analyst
8 12 (3.29%) Network Architect
9 11 (3.01%) IP Engineer
10 10 (2.74%) IT Support
10 10 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (2.74%) Project Manager
10 10 (2.74%) Service Desk Analyst
10 10 (2.74%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.93%) XML
2 10 (2.74%) .NET
3 4 (1.10%) COM
3 4 (1.10%) SOAP
3 4 (1.10%) Web Services
4 3 (0.82%) OpenGL
4 3 (0.82%) OpenCL
4 3 (0.82%) OpenGL ES
4 3 (0.82%) STL
4 3 (0.82%) JMS
5 2 (0.55%) POSIX
5 2 (0.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.27%) HTML5
6 1 (0.27%) REST
6 1 (0.27%) WAP
6 1 (0.27%) J2EE
6 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.27%) MEAP
6 1 (0.27%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.96%) Computer Science
2 29 (7.95%) Blackberry
3 25 (6.85%) Smartphone
4 24 (6.58%) Data Centre
5 19 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.56%) iPhone
7 11 (3.01%) iPad
7 11 (3.01%) Handset
8 9 (2.47%) VHDL
8 9 (2.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 6 (1.64%) E-Learning
9 6 (1.64%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.64%) Wiki
10 5 (1.37%) Smart Meter
10 5 (1.37%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (1.37%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.82%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.82%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 56 (15.34%) Windows
2 48 (13.15%) Linux
3 34 (9.32%) Windows 7
4 33 (9.04%) Windows XP
5 28 (7.67%) UNIX
5 28 (7.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (6.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (3.84%) Solaris
8 10 (2.74%) Android
9 8 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.92%) Windows 2000
11 6 (1.64%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.64%) HPUX
11 6 (1.64%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.37%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.10%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.82%) SUSE
14 3 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (13.15%) ITIL
2 34 (9.32%) Network Architecture
3 31 (8.49%) Network Design
4 29 (7.95%) Project Management
5 26 (7.12%) Software Engineering
6 25 (6.85%) Validation
7 22 (6.03%) Change Management
7 22 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (6.03%) Capacity Planning
8 19 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (4.66%) CRM
9 17 (4.66%) Migration
9 17 (4.66%) Service Delivery
10 16 (4.38%) Fault Management
10 16 (4.38%) Root Cause Analysis
11 14 (3.84%) Network Management
12 12 (3.29%) Change Control
12 12 (3.29%) Integration Testing
13 11 (3.01%) OpenUP
14 10 (2.74%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.75%) C++
2 20 (5.48%) SQL
3 18 (4.93%) C
4 12 (3.29%) Shell Script
5 11 (3.01%) C#
6 10 (2.74%) Java
7 9 (2.47%) Perl
7 9 (2.47%) Python
8 5 (1.37%) Ruby
9 4 (1.10%) MATLAB
9 4 (1.10%) Embedded C
9 4 (1.10%) Tcl
10 3 (0.82%) Ada
11 2 (0.55%) Embedded C++
11 2 (0.55%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.55%) F#
12 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.27%) VC++
Qualifications
1 91 (24.93%) Degree
2 55 (15.07%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (8.22%) CCNA
4 28 (7.67%) CCNP
5 23 (6.30%) HNC
6 13 (3.56%) CISSP
6 13 (3.56%) Security Cleared
7 12 (3.29%) SC Cleared
8 9 (2.47%) CCSE
8 9 (2.47%) CCSA
9 7 (1.92%) CCIP
10 6 (1.64%) JNCIS
11 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.10%) CCDA
12 4 (1.10%) MCP
12 4 (1.10%) CISM
12 4 (1.10%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.82%) JNCIE
13 3 (0.82%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.95%) SLA
2 6 (1.64%) QA
3 3 (0.82%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.27%) PMBOK
System Software
1 31 (8.49%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.84%) Firmware
4 9 (2.47%) Terminal Services
5 5 (1.37%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.37%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.37%) FreeRADIUS
6 3 (0.82%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.55%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.55%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.55%) XenApp
7 2 (0.55%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (2.47%) FortiGate
2 6 (1.64%) Netcool
2 6 (1.64%) Cacti
3 5 (1.37%) Nagios
4 4 (1.10%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.82%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.55%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.27%) OpenView
7 1 (0.27%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.27%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 96 (26.30%) Cisco
2 60 (16.44%) Juniper
3 39 (10.68%) Microsoft
4 31 (8.49%) Citrix
5 29 (7.95%) Huawei
6 28 (7.67%) Ericsson
7 26 (7.12%) Fortinet
8 21 (5.75%) F5
9 18 (4.93%) Oracle
10 17 (4.66%) HP
10 17 (4.66%) CheckPoint
10 17 (4.66%) VMware
11 16 (4.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 14 (3.84%) Amdocs
13 12 (3.29%) Remedy
14 11 (3.01%) Apple
14 11 (3.01%) Nokia
14 11 (3.01%) SolarWinds
15 10 (2.74%) Avaya
15 10 (2.74%) McAfee
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