The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 753 772 714
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -58
Permanent jobs citing 3G 134 170 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 0.95% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 109 92 141
Median salary £47,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £39,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+20.51% +1.96%
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
15627 17912 19820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.12% 17.33% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13102 14682 15948
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,405 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing 3G as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

3G Salary Histogram in England

3G
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the England region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +34 79 £47,000 +13.93% 3
London +37 30 £52,500 +16.66%
South West +15 15 £47,000 +7.42% 1
Yorkshire +18 8 £25,000 -
West Midlands -6 5 £40,000 +73.91%
East of England +14 2 £54,500 +73.01%
3G
UK

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing 3G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for 3G.

1 170 (53.97%) 4G
2 126 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 111 (35.24%) LTE
4 91 (28.89%) 2G
5 88 (27.94%) Windows
6 82 (26.03%) Wi-Fi
7 78 (24.76%) Degree
8 76 (24.13%) MPLS
9 69 (21.90%) VoIP
9 69 (21.90%) Cisco Certification
10 67 (21.27%) Wireless
11 64 (20.32%) Ethernet
11 64 (20.32%) Cisco
12 63 (20.00%) VPN
13 61 (19.37%) Juniper
13 61 (19.37%) Firewall
14 60 (19.05%) Network Design
15 58 (18.41%) WAN
15 58 (18.41%) LAN
16 57 (18.10%) GPRS
17 56 (17.78%) TCP/IP
18 52 (16.51%) BGP
19 49 (15.56%) Microsoft
19 49 (15.56%) Linux
20 42 (13.33%) Network Architecture
21 40 (12.70%) OSPF
21 40 (12.70%) IPsec
22 39 (12.38%) DSL
22 39 (12.38%) Internet
23 38 (12.06%) Active Directory

3G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (5.40%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (3.17%) Apache
4 8 (2.54%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.90%) IBM Notes
6 5 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.95%) IIS
8 1 (0.32%) CMS
8 1 (0.32%) Confluence
8 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (9.21%) MS Office
2 24 (7.62%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.63%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.63%) SketchUp
5 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (3.17%) Amazon S3
1 10 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (2.86%) Office 365
3 8 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.63%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 170 (53.97%) 4G
2 111 (35.24%) LTE
3 91 (28.89%) 2G
4 82 (26.03%) Wi-Fi
5 76 (24.13%) MPLS
6 69 (21.90%) VoIP
7 67 (21.27%) Wireless
8 64 (20.32%) Ethernet
9 63 (20.00%) VPN
10 61 (19.37%) Firewall
11 58 (18.41%) LAN
11 58 (18.41%) WAN
12 57 (18.10%) GPRS
13 56 (17.78%) TCP/IP
14 52 (16.51%) BGP
15 40 (12.70%) IPsec
15 40 (12.70%) OSPF
16 39 (12.38%) DSL
16 39 (12.38%) Internet
17 37 (11.75%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.54%) Hadoop
3 6 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.59%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.95%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.95%) MySQL
6 2 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.32%) Big Data
7 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (3.49%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.90%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.27%) Android Studio
3 4 (1.27%) Gradle
4 2 (0.63%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.32%) CMake
5 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.32%) JIRA
5 1 (0.32%) Xcode
General
1 126 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 35 (11.11%) Electronics
3 21 (6.67%) Marketing
4 16 (5.08%) Finance
4 16 (5.08%) Games
5 10 (3.17%) Legal
5 10 (3.17%) Military
6 8 (2.54%) Back Office
6 8 (2.54%) Billing
7 7 (2.22%) Automotive
8 4 (1.27%) German Language
8 4 (1.27%) Italian Language
8 4 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.95%) Advertising
9 3 (0.95%) Banking
9 3 (0.95%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.95%) Law
10 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.63%) Retail
11 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 44 (13.97%) Network Engineer
2 39 (12.38%) Analyst
3 38 (12.06%) Design Engineer
4 30 (9.52%) Consultant
5 27 (8.57%) Support Engineer
6 20 (6.35%) Architect
6 20 (6.35%) Senior Network Engineer
7 18 (5.71%) Ericsson Engineer
8 17 (5.40%) Developer
9 16 (5.08%) Implementation Engineer
9 16 (5.08%) Network Manager
10 14 (4.44%) Sales Manager
11 13 (4.13%) Software Engineer
12 11 (3.49%) Account Manager
12 11 (3.49%) Firmware Engineer
12 11 (3.49%) OSS Engineer
13 10 (3.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 10 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 10 (3.17%) Development Engineer
13 10 (3.17%) Technical Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.08%) 802.1X
2 15 (4.76%) SOAP
3 11 (3.49%) RESTful
3 11 (3.49%) XML
4 10 (3.17%) HTML
5 5 (1.59%) HEVC
5 5 (1.59%) OAuth
6 3 (0.95%) Web Services
7 2 (0.63%) .NET
7 2 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (0.63%) CSS
7 2 (0.63%) jQuery
7 2 (0.63%) JSON
7 2 (0.63%) OpenRasta
7 2 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.63%) REST
7 2 (0.63%) ServiceStack
7 2 (0.63%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.63%) Symfony
7 2 (0.63%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.79%) Data Centre
2 30 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 29 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 14 (4.44%) IPTV
6 13 (4.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 13 (4.13%) PKI
7 12 (3.81%) iPhone
8 11 (3.49%) Smartphone
9 9 (2.86%) Blackberry
9 9 (2.86%) Mathematics
10 8 (2.54%) Machine to Machine
10 8 (2.54%) Public Cloud
10 8 (2.54%) Visualisation
10 8 (2.54%) Web 2.0
11 7 (2.22%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.90%) Cybercrime
12 6 (1.90%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.90%) PDA
13 5 (1.59%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 88 (27.94%) Windows
2 49 (15.56%) Linux
3 32 (10.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (7.94%) Windows 7
5 23 (7.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (6.67%) Windows Server
7 20 (6.35%) Android
8 17 (5.40%) Windows XP
9 16 (5.08%) Unix
10 15 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (4.13%) Windows 8
12 11 (3.49%) Windows 10
13 10 (3.17%) Mac OS
13 10 (3.17%) Windows CE
14 9 (2.86%) Apple iOS
15 6 (1.90%) VxWorks
16 2 (0.63%) VMS
17 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (19.05%) Network Design
2 42 (13.33%) Network Architecture
3 32 (10.16%) ITIL
4 29 (9.21%) Project Management
5 26 (8.25%) Software Engineering
5 26 (8.25%) Time Management
6 23 (7.30%) Product Management
7 22 (6.98%) CRM
7 22 (6.98%) Validation
8 21 (6.67%) Defect Management
9 19 (6.03%) Cybersecurity
9 19 (6.03%) Information Security
10 18 (5.71%) Migration
10 18 (5.71%) Operations Management
11 17 (5.40%) Performance Management
11 17 (5.40%) WAN Optimisation
12 16 (5.08%) Change Control
12 16 (5.08%) Load Balancing
12 16 (5.08%) Mentoring
13 15 (4.76%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.21%) C
2 28 (8.89%) C++
3 20 (6.35%) SQL
4 13 (4.13%) C#
5 12 (3.81%) Java
6 11 (3.49%) Python
7 10 (3.17%) VC++
8 8 (2.54%) MATLAB
9 6 (1.90%) Delphi
9 6 (1.90%) Embedded C
10 4 (1.27%) Perl
11 3 (0.95%) PHP
12 2 (0.63%) Embedded C++
12 2 (0.63%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.63%) PHP 5
12 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 78 (24.76%) Degree
2 69 (21.90%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (8.89%) CCNA
4 27 (8.57%) CCNP
5 22 (6.98%) CCIE
5 22 (6.98%) ISEB
5 22 (6.98%) ISTQB
6 21 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (5.71%) MCSA
8 16 (5.08%) CCSA
8 16 (5.08%) CCSP
9 14 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 14 (4.44%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.59%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.27%) MCSE
11 4 (1.27%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.27%) PMP
11 4 (1.27%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.95%) PhD
13 2 (0.63%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.52%) SLA
2 14 (4.44%) ISO 9001
3 11 (3.49%) QA
4 4 (1.27%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 38 (12.06%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.81%) Firmware
3 10 (3.17%) Terminal Services
4 8 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.59%) Squid
5 5 (1.59%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.95%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.95%) XenApp
7 2 (0.63%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (4.13%) Cisco Prime
2 12 (3.81%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (1.27%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.27%) TrustSec
4 2 (0.63%) Amdocs OSS
4 2 (0.63%) Grafana
4 2 (0.63%) Graphite
4 2 (0.63%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.63%) logstash
4 2 (0.63%) Nagios
4 2 (0.63%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.63%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.32%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.32%) Nessus
5 1 (0.32%) Netcool
5 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.32%) Puppet
5 1 (0.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 64 (20.32%) Cisco
2 61 (19.37%) Juniper
3 49 (15.56%) Microsoft
4 26 (8.25%) Ericsson
4 26 (8.25%) Nokia
5 25 (7.94%) Citrix
6 22 (6.98%) HP
7 21 (6.67%) CheckPoint
8 18 (5.71%) Redback
9 16 (5.08%) F5
9 16 (5.08%) Huawei
9 16 (5.08%) SolarWinds
10 14 (4.44%) BT
11 13 (4.13%) Barracuda Networks
11 13 (4.13%) Palo Alto
12 12 (3.81%) VMware
13 10 (3.17%) Openreach
14 9 (2.86%) Oracle
15 8 (2.54%) Agilent
15 8 (2.54%) EMC
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