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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 758 729 722
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -7
Permanent jobs citing 3G 147 184 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 1.02% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 122 100 90
Average salary £47,500 £40,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.56% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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
16254 17968 16964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.10% 18.35% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 13662 14668 13347
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 -8 71 £42,500 +0.59% 7
London +23 55 £50,000 -2.43% 3
Yorkshire +19 13 £50,000 +117.39%
West Midlands -15 13 £50,000 +81.81% 4
South West -8 10 £38,500 +60.41%
East of England -21 3 £62,500 +56.25% 1
3G
UK

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 163 (51.58%) 4G
2 108 (34.18%) Telecoms
3 96 (30.38%) 2G
4 79 (25.00%) Windows
5 74 (23.42%) Cisco
6 73 (23.10%) VPN
7 67 (21.20%) Wireless
8 63 (19.94%) Firewall
9 61 (19.30%) Linux
9 61 (19.30%) Degree
10 58 (18.35%) VoIP
11 55 (17.41%) TCP/IP
12 54 (17.09%) GSM
13 51 (16.14%) LTE
14 50 (15.82%) Cisco Certification
14 50 (15.82%) MPLS
15 48 (15.19%) Ethernet
16 45 (14.24%) GPRS
17 44 (13.92%) LAN
18 42 (13.29%) Active Directory
19 41 (12.97%) Unix
20 39 (12.34%) Blackberry
21 38 (12.03%) Wi-Fi
21 38 (12.03%) Juniper
21 38 (12.03%) WAN
22 37 (11.71%) Software Engineering
23 36 (11.39%) Microsoft
24 35 (11.08%) Network Design
24 35 (11.08%) Windows 7
25 34 (10.76%) Huawei

3G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 22 (6.96%) MS Exchange
2 17 (5.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 16 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.63%) Confluence
4 2 (0.63%) IIS
4 2 (0.63%) SAS
5 1 (0.32%) Apache
5 1 (0.32%) CMS
5 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.32%) Node.js
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 33 (10.44%) MS Office
2 24 (7.59%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.95%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.32%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.32%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.16%) Office 365
2 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.63%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.32%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 163 (51.58%) 4G
2 96 (30.38%) 2G
3 73 (23.10%) VPN
4 67 (21.20%) Wireless
5 63 (19.94%) Firewall
6 58 (18.35%) VoIP
7 55 (17.41%) TCP/IP
8 54 (17.09%) GSM
9 51 (16.14%) LTE
10 50 (15.82%) MPLS
11 48 (15.19%) Ethernet
12 45 (14.24%) GPRS
13 44 (13.92%) LAN
14 38 (12.03%) WAN
14 38 (12.03%) Wi-Fi
15 34 (10.76%) ADSL
16 30 (9.49%) Broadband
17 26 (8.23%) BGP
17 26 (8.23%) Cisco ASA
17 26 (8.23%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.16%) MySQL
1 10 (3.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.32%) Big Data
5 1 (0.32%) BODI
5 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.32%) GIS
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (2.22%) Eclipse
1 7 (2.22%) Visual Studio
1 7 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (1.58%) CppUnit
3 3 (0.95%) Ant
4 2 (0.63%) JIRA
4 2 (0.63%) Subversion
5 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.32%) gulp
5 1 (0.32%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.32%) Hudson
5 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.32%) JMeter
5 1 (0.32%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.32%) Selenium
General
1 108 (34.18%) Telecoms
2 33 (10.44%) Electronics
3 21 (6.65%) Retail
4 19 (6.01%) Billing
5 18 (5.70%) Finance
6 12 (3.80%) Back Office
6 12 (3.80%) Games
7 7 (2.22%) Banking
8 6 (1.90%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.58%) Multimedia
10 4 (1.27%) Legal
11 3 (0.95%) Law
12 2 (0.63%) Advertising
12 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.32%) Automotive
13 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (11.39%) Consultant
2 35 (11.08%) Network Engineer
2 35 (11.08%) Support Engineer
3 29 (9.18%) Design Engineer
4 25 (7.91%) Architect
5 20 (6.33%) Firmware Engineer
6 18 (5.70%) Analyst
7 17 (5.38%) Implementation Engineer
7 17 (5.38%) Software Engineer
8 16 (5.06%) Cisco Engineer
8 16 (5.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 16 (5.06%) Developer
9 15 (4.75%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 15 (4.75%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 15 (4.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 15 (4.75%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (4.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 15 (4.75%) Field Engineer
10 14 (4.43%) Field Support Engineer
11 13 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.53%) .NET
2 7 (2.22%) SOAP
3 6 (1.90%) 802.1X
4 5 (1.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (1.58%) MEAP
4 5 (1.58%) POSIX
4 5 (1.58%) STL
5 4 (1.27%) XML
6 3 (0.95%) COM
6 3 (0.95%) Web Services
7 1 (0.32%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.32%) CSS
7 1 (0.32%) HTML
7 1 (0.32%) JMS
7 1 (0.32%) RESTful
7 1 (0.32%) Sensu
7 1 (0.32%) Symfony
7 1 (0.32%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.34%) Blackberry
2 27 (8.54%) Computer Science
3 20 (6.33%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (5.06%) iPad
6 13 (4.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 12 (3.80%) Mobile App
8 11 (3.48%) Data Centre
8 11 (3.48%) Handset
8 11 (3.48%) iPhone
8 11 (3.48%) Smartphone
9 10 (3.16%) VHDL
10 9 (2.85%) Clustering
11 7 (2.22%) Driving Licence
12 5 (1.58%) CCTV
12 5 (1.58%) EPoS
12 5 (1.58%) Mathematics
13 4 (1.27%) PMI
13 4 (1.27%) User Experience
14 3 (0.95%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 79 (25.00%) Windows
2 61 (19.30%) Linux
3 41 (12.97%) Unix
4 35 (11.08%) Windows 7
5 28 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (7.91%) Windows Server
7 22 (6.96%) Solaris
8 19 (6.01%) Android
9 18 (5.70%) Windows 8
9 18 (5.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (5.06%) HPUX
11 15 (4.75%) Apple iOS
11 15 (4.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (4.75%) Windows XP
12 7 (2.22%) VxWorks
13 6 (1.90%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.58%) Windows 10
15 4 (1.27%) Windows Phone
15 4 (1.27%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.63%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (11.71%) Software Engineering
2 35 (11.08%) Network Design
3 34 (10.76%) ITIL
4 30 (9.49%) Project Management
5 23 (7.28%) Presales
6 19 (6.01%) Network Architecture
7 18 (5.70%) Service Delivery
7 18 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (5.70%) Validation
8 15 (4.75%) ITSM
9 14 (4.43%) Schematic Capture
9 14 (4.43%) Test Management
10 13 (4.11%) Migration
10 13 (4.11%) Service Management
11 12 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (3.80%) Integration Testing
11 12 (3.80%) Multithreading
12 11 (3.48%) Change Management
12 11 (3.48%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (3.48%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 33 (10.44%) C++
2 32 (10.13%) C
3 19 (6.01%) SQL
4 18 (5.70%) Shell Script
5 13 (4.11%) C#
6 12 (3.80%) Embedded C
7 8 (2.53%) Java
7 8 (2.53%) Perl
7 8 (2.53%) Python
8 7 (2.22%) Delphi
9 4 (1.27%) PHP
10 2 (0.63%) Embedded C++
10 2 (0.63%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.32%) Ruby
11 1 (0.32%) Tcl
11 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (19.30%) Degree
2 50 (15.82%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (9.18%) CCNP
4 25 (7.91%) CCNA
5 21 (6.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (4.75%) MCSA
6 15 (4.75%) MCSE
7 14 (4.43%) CCIE
8 13 (4.11%) CCSP
9 12 (3.80%) Security Cleared
10 8 (2.53%) CCDA
11 7 (2.22%) HNC
12 6 (1.90%) CCSA
12 6 (1.90%) PMI Certification
12 6 (1.90%) PMP
12 6 (1.90%) SC Cleared
13 5 (1.58%) HND
13 5 (1.58%) ISEB
13 5 (1.58%) ISTQB
14 3 (0.95%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.13%) SLA
2 10 (3.16%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.32%) JTAG
3 1 (0.32%) MISRA
System Software
1 42 (13.29%) Active Directory
2 23 (7.28%) Firmware
3 22 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (6.01%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.27%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.63%) XenApp
7 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.90%) DameWare
2 5 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.27%) AirWatch
3 4 (1.27%) Cacti
3 4 (1.27%) Netcool
4 3 (0.95%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (0.95%) SCCM
4 3 (0.95%) TeMIP
4 3 (0.95%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.32%) Grafana
6 1 (0.32%) Graphite
6 1 (0.32%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.32%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.32%) logstash
6 1 (0.32%) Nagios
6 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.32%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 74 (23.42%) Cisco
2 38 (12.03%) Juniper
3 36 (11.39%) Microsoft
4 34 (10.76%) Citrix
4 34 (10.76%) Huawei
5 24 (7.59%) Ericsson
6 23 (7.28%) VMware
7 20 (6.33%) BT
8 18 (5.70%) SolarWinds
9 16 (5.06%) HP
10 15 (4.75%) MobileIron
10 15 (4.75%) Nokia
11 11 (3.48%) CheckPoint
11 11 (3.48%) Palo Alto
12 10 (3.16%) Altera
12 10 (3.16%) Remedy
12 10 (3.16%) Synplicity
13 9 (2.85%) Oracle
13 9 (2.85%) Redback
14 8 (2.53%) Fortinet
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Maidenhead, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + home working
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Maidenhead
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus shift allowance and annual bonus
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus shift allowance and annual bonus
Posted: 25 days ago