The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 575 565 640
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +75
Permanent jobs citing 3G 322 303 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 1.62% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 164 155 185
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19297 18721 19922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.55% 18.38% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 15601 15150 16677
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
3G
UK

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 -29 171 £40,750 -18.50% 21
London -2 66 £52,500 +23.52% 7
East of England -11 42 £32,000 -20.00% 5
South West -16 18 £24,000 -46.66% 3
West Midlands -3 10 £21,500 -41.89% 1
East Midlands - 3 £50,000 -
North West -10 2 £50,000 +177.77%
Yorkshire -27 1 £80,000 +280.95%
3G
UK

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 328 (63.81%) Telecoms
2 214 (41.63%) 4G
3 182 (35.41%) LTE
4 156 (30.35%) 2G
5 154 (29.96%) Broadband
6 125 (24.32%) Internet
7 111 (21.60%) Smartphone
8 99 (19.26%) Degree
9 76 (14.79%) Windows
10 74 (14.40%) Radio Access Network
11 69 (13.42%) Microsoft
12 63 (12.26%) Cisco
13 62 (12.06%) ITIL
14 60 (11.67%) MS Excel
15 53 (10.31%) Project Management
16 51 (9.92%) GSM
17 50 (9.73%) Linux
18 49 (9.53%) VoIP
19 48 (9.34%) UMTS
20 46 (8.95%) SLA
21 45 (8.75%) Computer Science
22 44 (8.56%) MS Office
22 44 (8.56%) Wireless
23 41 (7.98%) LAN
23 41 (7.98%) Windows 7
23 41 (7.98%) VoLTE
24 40 (7.78%) TCP/IP
25 39 (7.59%) Marketing
26 38 (7.39%) Windows XP
26 38 (7.39%) Network Architecture

3G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 16 (3.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 12 (2.33%) CMS
3 11 (2.14%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.56%) SAS
5 6 (1.17%) WorkSite
5 6 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.97%) IIS
6 5 (0.97%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.39%) Apache
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.19%) GlassFish
Applications
1 60 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 44 (8.56%) MS Office
3 27 (5.25%) XMetaL
3 27 (5.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (2.92%) MS Visio
5 12 (2.33%) FrameMaker
6 5 (0.97%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.78%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.58%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) CSG Singleview
2 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.58%) Office 365
2 2 (0.39%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 214 (41.63%) 4G
2 182 (35.41%) LTE
3 156 (30.35%) 2G
4 154 (29.96%) Broadband
5 125 (24.32%) Internet
6 74 (14.40%) Radio Access Network
7 51 (9.92%) GSM
8 49 (9.53%) VoIP
9 48 (9.34%) UMTS
10 44 (8.56%) Wireless
11 41 (7.98%) LAN
11 41 (7.98%) VoLTE
12 40 (7.78%) TCP/IP
13 35 (6.81%) GPRS
14 34 (6.61%) WAN
15 33 (6.42%) MPLS
16 32 (6.23%) Wi-Fi
17 29 (5.64%) DNS
17 29 (5.64%) Firewall
18 28 (5.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.86%) DB2
2 19 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (3.31%) Oracle ODI
4 13 (2.53%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (1.36%) SQL Server
6 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.58%) MySQL
6 3 (0.58%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.39%) Big Data
8 1 (0.19%) EDMS
8 1 (0.19%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (2.33%) Subversion
2 11 (2.14%) XMLSpy
3 8 (1.56%) JIRA
3 8 (1.56%) Bugzilla
4 7 (1.36%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.17%) Maven
6 5 (0.97%) Valgrind
6 5 (0.97%) Hudson
6 5 (0.97%) CMake
6 5 (0.97%) Ant
7 4 (0.78%) CppUnit
7 4 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (0.58%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.39%) Redmine
10 1 (0.19%) JUnit
10 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
General
1 328 (63.81%) Telecoms
2 39 (7.59%) Marketing
3 21 (4.09%) Billing
4 16 (3.11%) Electronics
5 15 (2.92%) Finance
5 15 (2.92%) Multimedia
6 11 (2.14%) Law
7 7 (1.36%) Back Office
8 6 (1.17%) Retail
9 5 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.97%) French Language
10 4 (0.78%) Games
10 4 (0.78%) Advertising
11 3 (0.58%) Portuguese Language
12 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.39%) Banking
12 2 (0.39%) Military
12 2 (0.39%) Legal
12 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 69 (13.42%) Analyst
2 37 (7.20%) Service Manager
3 35 (6.81%) Network Manager
4 34 (6.61%) Design Engineer
5 31 (6.03%) Architect
6 28 (5.45%) Author
6 28 (5.45%) Technical Author
7 25 (4.86%) Service Analyst
7 25 (4.86%) Service Desk Analyst
8 24 (4.67%) Consultant
9 22 (4.28%) Development Manager
10 18 (3.50%) Network Engineer
10 18 (3.50%) Test Analyst
10 18 (3.50%) Senior Design Engineer
11 17 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
11 17 (3.31%) Support Engineer
11 17 (3.31%) Test Engineer
12 15 (2.92%) Project Manager
12 15 (2.92%) Tester
13 14 (2.72%) Network Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.81%) XML
2 17 (3.31%) CGI
3 13 (2.53%) HTML
4 5 (0.97%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (0.78%) Middleware
5 4 (0.78%) STL
6 3 (0.58%) Web Services
6 3 (0.58%) SOAP
6 3 (0.58%) MFC
6 3 (0.58%) Flash
7 2 (0.39%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.19%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (0.19%) Android SDK
8 1 (0.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (0.19%) Google Maps API
8 1 (0.19%) JSON
8 1 (0.19%) Java EE
8 1 (0.19%) JNI
8 1 (0.19%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 111 (21.60%) Smartphone
2 45 (8.75%) Computer Science
3 32 (6.23%) Blackberry
4 17 (3.31%) Mainframe
5 15 (2.92%) Smart Meter
5 15 (2.92%) PDA
5 15 (2.92%) Handset
6 11 (2.14%) E-Learning
7 8 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (1.56%) Social Media
8 7 (1.36%) Internet of Things
8 7 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.17%) iPhone
9 6 (1.17%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.97%) Telematics
10 5 (0.97%) Physics
10 5 (0.97%) Clustering
11 4 (0.78%) Streaming Video
11 4 (0.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 76 (14.79%) Windows
2 50 (9.73%) Linux
3 41 (7.98%) Windows 7
4 38 (7.39%) Windows XP
5 35 (6.81%) UNIX
6 32 (6.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (3.11%) Android
8 14 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (1.95%) Apple iOS
10 9 (1.75%) Windows 8
11 8 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.17%) Solaris
13 5 (0.97%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.58%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.58%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.39%) Debian
15 2 (0.39%) CentOS
15 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (12.06%) ITIL
2 53 (10.31%) Project Management
3 38 (7.39%) Network Architecture
4 36 (7.00%) Service Delivery
5 35 (6.81%) Service Management
6 32 (6.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 30 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (5.06%) Software Testing
9 25 (4.86%) Validation
10 24 (4.67%) Capacity Management
11 23 (4.47%) Content Management
12 21 (4.09%) Network Design
13 19 (3.70%) Change Management
13 19 (3.70%) CRM
14 18 (3.50%) Asset Management
15 16 (3.11%) Product Management
16 15 (2.92%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (2.92%) Network Management
17 14 (2.72%) Business Development
17 14 (2.72%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (7.00%) SQL
2 30 (5.84%) Java
2 30 (5.84%) C
3 26 (5.06%) C++
3 26 (5.06%) Perl
4 25 (4.86%) Python
5 12 (2.33%) C#
6 8 (1.56%) Ruby
7 7 (1.36%) Embedded C
8 6 (1.17%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.97%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.97%) PHP
10 3 (0.58%) Tcl
11 2 (0.39%) MapBasic
11 2 (0.39%) Groovy
11 2 (0.39%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.39%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.19%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.19%) Scala
12 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 99 (19.26%) Degree
2 35 (6.81%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (5.64%) CCNP
3 29 (5.64%) HNC
4 19 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 18 (3.50%) HND
5 18 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (3.50%) CCNA
6 15 (2.92%) MCSE
7 6 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.78%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.78%) MBA
8 4 (0.78%) CISM
8 4 (0.78%) ISEB
8 4 (0.78%) CISSP
8 4 (0.78%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.78%) APMP
9 3 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.58%) CCIE
10 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.95%) SLA
2 18 (3.50%) QA
3 6 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.19%) Basel III
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 27 (5.25%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.11%) NDS
3 14 (2.72%) XenApp
4 5 (0.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (0.78%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (3.70%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.78%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (0.78%) Netcool
3 2 (0.39%) HP NNM
3 2 (0.39%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.39%) SCCM
3 2 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.39%) OpenView
3 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.19%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Afaria
4 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (13.42%) Microsoft
2 63 (12.26%) Cisco
3 33 (6.42%) Oracle
4 31 (6.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 27 (5.25%) Huawei
6 24 (4.67%) Citrix
7 21 (4.09%) Ericsson
8 19 (3.70%) Nokia
9 18 (3.50%) Juniper
10 17 (3.31%) LANDesk
11 15 (2.92%) Business Objects
12 14 (2.72%) McAfee
13 13 (2.53%) BT
14 12 (2.33%) T-Plan
14 12 (2.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 10 (1.95%) EMC
16 8 (1.56%) TIBCO
16 8 (1.56%) MKS
16 8 (1.56%) HP
16 8 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £67000 - £75000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £43500 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Three
Salary: £Competitive + 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: excellent day rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + pension, healthcare, 25 days
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
EE
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
EE
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
Everything Everywhere
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Everything Everywhere
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Airwave
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Hertfordshire
Everything Everywhere
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Winchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Kidlington
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago