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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 709 575 553
Rank change year-on-year
-134 -22
Permanent jobs citing 3G 159 333 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.92% 1.71% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 109 163 164
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £24,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -19.44%
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
17290 19530 18855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.94% 17.85% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 14315 15685 15222
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 3 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 3 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 -96 66 £45,000 +18.42% 13
London +14 59 £37,000 -12.94% 5
East of England -8 20 £31,500 -1.56% 3
South West -19 7 £43,750 +82.29% 1
North West -1 2 £39,000 -22.00% 1
West Midlands -12 2 £27,250 +23.16% 3
Yorkshire +5 1 - -
3G
UK

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 186 (53.45%) Telecoms
2 165 (47.41%) 2G
3 164 (47.13%) 4G
4 106 (30.46%) LTE
5 89 (25.57%) Cisco
6 88 (25.29%) Degree
7 79 (22.70%) MPLS
8 64 (18.39%) Radio Access Network
9 57 (16.38%) BGP
9 57 (16.38%) Wireless
9 57 (16.38%) Firewall
10 56 (16.09%) Juniper
11 55 (15.80%) OSPF
12 54 (15.52%) Windows
13 53 (15.23%) Cisco Certification
14 51 (14.66%) Internet
15 50 (14.37%) Ethernet
16 49 (14.08%) VPN
17 47 (13.51%) SS7
18 45 (12.93%) TCP/IP
19 44 (12.64%) GSM
20 43 (12.36%) ITIL
21 38 (10.92%) Linux
21 38 (10.92%) SLA
21 38 (10.92%) Cisco ASA
21 38 (10.92%) Network Architecture
22 37 (10.63%) Ericsson
22 37 (10.63%) UMTS
23 34 (9.77%) Microsoft
23 34 (9.77%) Computer Science

3G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 11 (3.16%) MS Exchange
1 11 (3.16%) WorkSite
2 6 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2000
3 5 (1.44%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.15%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 4 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.57%) IIS
7 1 (0.29%) MTS
7 1 (0.29%) SAS
Applications
1 32 (9.20%) MS Office
2 21 (6.03%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.87%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.44%) FrameMaker
4 5 (1.44%) XMetaL
4 5 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.44%) MS Project
5 2 (0.57%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.29%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.30%) Office 365
2 4 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 165 (47.41%) 2G
2 164 (47.13%) 4G
3 106 (30.46%) LTE
4 79 (22.70%) MPLS
5 64 (18.39%) Radio Access Network
6 57 (16.38%) BGP
6 57 (16.38%) Wireless
6 57 (16.38%) Firewall
7 55 (15.80%) OSPF
8 51 (14.66%) Internet
9 50 (14.37%) Ethernet
10 49 (14.08%) VPN
11 47 (13.51%) SS7
12 45 (12.93%) TCP/IP
13 44 (12.64%) GSM
14 38 (10.92%) Cisco ASA
15 37 (10.63%) UMTS
16 32 (9.20%) ADSL
17 29 (8.33%) Broadband
17 29 (8.33%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.74%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.01%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.44%) MS Access
3 5 (1.44%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.15%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.86%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.86%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.57%) Big Data
6 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.57%) BODI
7 1 (0.29%) MySQL
7 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.44%) XMLSpy
2 2 (0.57%) Subversion
2 2 (0.57%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.29%) JIRA
3 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 186 (53.45%) Telecoms
2 25 (7.18%) Finance
3 16 (4.60%) Billing
4 11 (3.16%) Law
5 9 (2.59%) Legal
5 9 (2.59%) Electronics
6 8 (2.30%) Back Office
6 8 (2.30%) Games
7 7 (2.01%) Retail
7 7 (2.01%) Advertising
8 5 (1.44%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.44%) Banking
9 4 (1.15%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.86%) French Language
10 3 (0.86%) German Language
11 2 (0.57%) Marketing
12 1 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.29%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (15.52%) Network Engineer
2 29 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 24 (6.90%) Analyst
4 23 (6.61%) Architect
4 23 (6.61%) Author
4 23 (6.61%) Technical Author
5 17 (4.89%) Implementation Engineer
6 16 (4.60%) Network Support
7 14 (4.02%) Network Architect
7 14 (4.02%) Test Engineer
7 14 (4.02%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 13 (3.74%) Team Leader
9 11 (3.16%) Project Manager
9 11 (3.16%) Technical Engineer
9 11 (3.16%) Network Team Leader
10 10 (2.87%) Technical Leader
10 10 (2.87%) RAN Engineer
10 10 (2.87%) Support Analyst
10 10 (2.87%) Service Desk Analyst
10 10 (2.87%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.74%) XML
2 7 (2.01%) .NET
3 4 (1.15%) SOAP
3 4 (1.15%) Web Services
4 3 (0.86%) JMS
4 3 (0.86%) OpenCL
4 3 (0.86%) OpenGL ES
4 3 (0.86%) OpenGL
5 1 (0.29%) RESTful
5 1 (0.29%) HTML5
5 1 (0.29%) REST
5 1 (0.29%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.29%) WAP
5 1 (0.29%) HTML
5 1 (0.29%) STL
5 1 (0.29%) J2EE
5 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.77%) Computer Science
2 29 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 25 (7.18%) Smartphone
3 25 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (6.03%) Data Centre
5 16 (4.60%) iPhone
6 14 (4.02%) iPad
7 8 (2.30%) Handset
8 6 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.44%) E-Learning
9 5 (1.44%) Performance Metrics
9 5 (1.44%) Wiki
9 5 (1.44%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.15%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.86%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.86%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.86%) VHDL
11 3 (0.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (0.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 54 (15.52%) Windows
2 38 (10.92%) Linux
3 31 (8.91%) Windows 7
4 30 (8.62%) Windows XP
5 27 (7.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (6.61%) UNIX
7 21 (6.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (2.01%) Windows 2000
9 7 (2.01%) Solaris
10 4 (1.15%) Android
10 4 (1.15%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.15%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.86%) SUSE
11 3 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.57%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (12.36%) ITIL
2 38 (10.92%) Network Architecture
3 28 (8.05%) Capacity Planning
3 28 (8.05%) Project Management
4 27 (7.76%) Validation
5 26 (7.47%) Network Design
6 22 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (5.75%) Fault Management
7 20 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (5.17%) Service Delivery
9 17 (4.89%) Migration
10 16 (4.60%) Change Management
11 15 (4.31%) CRM
12 14 (4.02%) Software Engineering
12 14 (4.02%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (3.74%) Change Control
14 11 (3.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 10 (2.87%) Network Management
15 10 (2.87%) Performance Management
15 10 (2.87%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.03%) SQL
2 20 (5.75%) C
3 16 (4.60%) C++
4 13 (3.74%) Python
5 11 (3.16%) Perl
6 7 (2.01%) Shell Script
6 7 (2.01%) Java
7 5 (1.44%) C#
7 5 (1.44%) MATLAB
7 5 (1.44%) Ruby
8 4 (1.15%) Tcl
8 4 (1.15%) Embedded C
9 3 (0.86%) Ada
10 2 (0.57%) Embedded C++
10 2 (0.57%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.57%) F#
11 1 (0.29%) TTCN
11 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.29%) VC++
Qualifications
1 88 (25.29%) Degree
2 53 (15.23%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (8.91%) CCNA
4 27 (7.76%) CCNP
5 19 (5.46%) HNC
6 11 (3.16%) CISSP
7 9 (2.59%) Security Cleared
7 9 (2.59%) CCSE
7 9 (2.59%) CCSA
8 8 (2.30%) CCDA
9 7 (2.01%) CCIP
9 7 (2.01%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.44%) JNCIS
11 4 (1.15%) MCP
11 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.86%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.86%) APMP
12 3 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (10.92%) SLA
2 10 (2.87%) QA
3 4 (1.15%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.29%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.30%) Firmware
3 8 (2.30%) Terminal Services
4 5 (1.44%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.44%) FreeRADIUS
5 4 (1.15%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.86%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.57%) XenApp
7 2 (0.57%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.57%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (2.59%) FortiGate
2 6 (1.72%) Netcool
3 5 (1.44%) Nagios
4 4 (1.15%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.86%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.57%) Cacti
6 2 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.29%) OpenView
7 1 (0.29%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 89 (25.57%) Cisco
2 56 (16.09%) Juniper
3 37 (10.63%) Ericsson
4 34 (9.77%) Microsoft
5 32 (9.20%) Citrix
6 26 (7.47%) Fortinet
7 24 (6.90%) Huawei
8 20 (5.75%) Oracle
9 17 (4.89%) F5
10 16 (4.60%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 15 (4.31%) Amdocs
11 15 (4.31%) Nokia
12 14 (4.02%) HP
12 14 (4.02%) VMware
13 13 (3.74%) Nortel
13 13 (3.74%) CheckPoint
14 9 (2.59%) Apple
14 9 (2.59%) Remedy
15 8 (2.30%) McAfee
15 8 (2.30%) Avaya
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Bonus, 28 days holiday, pension, flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull
EE
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + ben
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Talent Crew
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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EE
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + good bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Weybridge
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Croydon
Land Registry
Salary: £22,000 - 28,601 per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Bonus, 28 days holiday, pension, flexible benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £65,000 per year plus Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Near Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago