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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 590 601 634
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +33
Permanent jobs citing 3G 284 272 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.50% 1.52% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 114 136 159
Average salary £43,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.42% +5.55%
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
18922 17838 21728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.02% 17.45% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15367 14093 18212
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +6 174 £57,500 +15.00% 13
East of England 0 37 £40,000 +6.66% 2
London -6 35 £42,500 -15.00% 6
South West -1 11 £24,000 -43.52% 1
North West - 8 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands -9 1 £29,000 +31.81%
Yorkshire - 1 £23,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £26,000 -
3G
UK

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 467 (69.39%) Telecoms
2 366 (54.38%) 4G
3 275 (40.86%) 2G
4 250 (37.15%) LTE
5 178 (26.45%) Internet
6 175 (26.00%) Smartphone
7 172 (25.56%) Broadband
8 131 (19.47%) Degree
9 125 (18.57%) Wireless
10 106 (15.75%) Radio Access Network
11 97 (14.41%) Project Management
12 94 (13.97%) GSM
13 79 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
14 75 (11.14%) Network Architecture
15 73 (10.85%) Marketing
16 69 (10.25%) Windows
17 66 (9.81%) Linux
17 66 (9.81%) UMTS
18 62 (9.21%) Nokia
19 56 (8.32%) QA
20 53 (7.88%) Agile Software Development
21 52 (7.73%) Microsoft
21 52 (7.73%) MVNO
22 51 (7.58%) Huawei
23 50 (7.43%) Cisco
24 49 (7.28%) Ericsson
24 49 (7.28%) VPN
24 49 (7.28%) SLA
25 48 (7.13%) Computer Science
25 48 (7.13%) UNIX

3G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (4.01%) CMS
2 14 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 12 (1.78%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 8 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (1.19%) IBM Notes
5 6 (0.89%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.89%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.74%) WorkSite
7 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.45%) Lync
7 3 (0.45%) IIS
8 2 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.15%) Apache
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 36 (5.35%) MS Office
2 30 (4.46%) MS Excel
3 19 (2.82%) XMetaL
4 11 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.89%) FrameMaker
5 6 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.45%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.30%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 366 (54.38%) 4G
2 275 (40.86%) 2G
3 250 (37.15%) LTE
4 178 (26.45%) Internet
5 172 (25.56%) Broadband
6 125 (18.57%) Wireless
7 106 (15.75%) Radio Access Network
8 94 (13.97%) GSM
9 66 (9.81%) UMTS
10 52 (7.73%) MVNO
11 49 (7.28%) VPN
12 47 (6.98%) Firewall
12 47 (6.98%) VoLTE
13 45 (6.69%) WiMAX
14 40 (5.94%) VoIP
15 39 (5.79%) DNS
16 32 (4.75%) RNC
17 30 (4.46%) TCP/IP
18 29 (4.31%) LAN
18 29 (4.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.78%) Oracle Database
2 11 (1.63%) Big Data
2 11 (1.63%) MySQL
3 8 (1.19%) SQL Server
4 6 (0.89%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.30%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.30%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.15%) DTS
6 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (0.89%) Jenkins
2 5 (0.74%) XMLSpy
3 4 (0.59%) Ant
3 4 (0.59%) Subversion
3 4 (0.59%) Maven
3 4 (0.59%) CMake
3 4 (0.59%) Valgrind
3 4 (0.59%) Hudson
3 4 (0.59%) Bugzilla
3 4 (0.59%) CppUnit
4 3 (0.45%) CruiseControl
4 3 (0.45%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.30%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.15%) GCC
6 1 (0.15%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.15%) JIRA
6 1 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 467 (69.39%) Telecoms
2 73 (10.85%) Marketing
3 46 (6.84%) Finance
4 25 (3.71%) Back Office
5 24 (3.57%) Electronics
6 19 (2.82%) Billing
7 10 (1.49%) Banking
7 10 (1.49%) Legal
8 9 (1.34%) Games
8 9 (1.34%) Military
9 6 (0.89%) Retail
9 6 (0.89%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.74%) French Language
11 2 (0.30%) German Language
11 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.30%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.30%) Advertising
11 2 (0.30%) Law
12 1 (0.15%) Front Office
12 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (5.50%) Architect
1 37 (5.50%) Consultant
1 37 (5.50%) Network Manager
1 37 (5.50%) Technical Design Authority
2 36 (5.35%) Analyst
3 33 (4.90%) Project Manager
4 32 (4.75%) Network Engineer
5 31 (4.61%) Support Engineer
6 25 (3.71%) Solutions Architect
6 25 (3.71%) Service Manager
7 23 (3.42%) Architecture Manager
8 22 (3.27%) Project Coordinator
8 22 (3.27%) Coordinator
8 22 (3.27%) Network Operator
9 21 (3.12%) Junior
9 21 (3.12%) Test Engineer
9 21 (3.12%) Wireless Engineer
10 20 (2.97%) RAN Engineer
10 20 (2.97%) Senior Architect
10 20 (2.97%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.31%) XML
2 26 (3.86%) HTML
3 11 (1.63%) STL
3 11 (1.63%) Web Services
4 8 (1.19%) Middleware
4 8 (1.19%) CSS
5 7 (1.04%) ActiveMQ
5 7 (1.04%) JSON
5 7 (1.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 5 (0.74%) jQuery
6 5 (0.74%) Ajax
6 5 (0.74%) Classic ASP
6 5 (0.74%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.74%) .NET
7 4 (0.59%) SOAP
7 4 (0.59%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (0.45%) J2EE
8 3 (0.45%) MFC
9 2 (0.30%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.30%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 175 (26.00%) Smartphone
2 79 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (7.13%) Computer Science
4 30 (4.46%) Social Media
5 29 (4.31%) Blackberry
6 14 (2.08%) Digital Media
7 12 (1.78%) Embedded Systems
7 12 (1.78%) Algorithms
8 11 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
8 11 (1.63%) iPhone
8 11 (1.63%) Handset
9 10 (1.49%) Device Driver
10 8 (1.19%) Clustering
10 8 (1.19%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.19%) Blog
11 6 (0.89%) Internet of Things
11 6 (0.89%) iPad
12 5 (0.74%) Smart Meter
12 5 (0.74%) Machine to Machine
12 5 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 69 (10.25%) Windows
2 66 (9.81%) Linux
3 48 (7.13%) UNIX
4 24 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 19 (2.82%) Android
6 17 (2.53%) Windows XP
6 17 (2.53%) Apple iOS
7 14 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.59%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.45%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.15%) Debian
12 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.15%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (14.41%) Project Management
2 75 (11.14%) Network Architecture
3 53 (7.88%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (6.69%) Service Delivery
5 39 (5.79%) Line Management
6 38 (5.65%) Software Engineering
7 34 (5.05%) SEO
8 33 (4.90%) ITIL
9 25 (3.71%) Mentoring
10 23 (3.42%) Service Management
11 22 (3.27%) Network Planning
12 21 (3.12%) Software Testing
13 20 (2.97%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (2.97%) Capacity Management
14 19 (2.82%) Problem Management
15 18 (2.67%) Content Management
15 18 (2.67%) Validation
15 18 (2.67%) E-Commerce
16 17 (2.53%) Web Design
16 17 (2.53%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 47 (6.98%) Java
2 38 (5.65%) C
3 37 (5.50%) C++
4 33 (4.90%) SQL
5 23 (3.42%) Perl
5 23 (3.42%) Python
6 16 (2.38%) C#
7 14 (2.08%) Embedded C
8 13 (1.93%) Shell Script
9 11 (1.63%) JavaScript
9 11 (1.63%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.34%) Groovy
11 8 (1.19%) Embedded C++
12 7 (1.04%) Scala
13 5 (0.74%) VB6
13 5 (0.74%) VB
13 5 (0.74%) PHP
14 4 (0.59%) Ruby
15 3 (0.45%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 131 (19.47%) Degree
2 32 (4.75%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (3.57%) CCNP
4 22 (3.27%) Security Cleared
5 20 (2.97%) HND
6 19 (2.82%) HNC
7 15 (2.23%) CCNA
8 13 (1.93%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.74%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.45%) PMP
12 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.45%) ISEB
12 3 (0.45%) MCSE
12 3 (0.45%) CCIE
12 3 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.30%) PhD
13 2 (0.30%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (8.32%) QA
2 49 (7.28%) SLA
3 9 (1.34%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (3.86%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.27%) NDS
3 17 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.19%) Terminal Services
4 8 (1.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.30%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.15%) Xen
6 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (0.74%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.45%) SCCM
3 2 (0.30%) Cacti
3 2 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.30%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.15%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.15%) WSUS
4 1 (0.15%) Netcool
4 1 (0.15%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.15%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 62 (9.21%) Nokia
2 52 (7.73%) Microsoft
3 51 (7.58%) Huawei
4 50 (7.43%) Cisco
5 49 (7.28%) Ericsson
6 42 (6.24%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 30 (4.46%) Nortel
7 30 (4.46%) Juniper
8 21 (3.12%) Oracle
9 18 (2.67%) VMware
10 16 (2.38%) Progress
10 16 (2.38%) Citrix
11 13 (1.93%) EMC
12 12 (1.78%) Veritas
13 10 (1.49%) T-Plan
14 8 (1.19%) Lotus
14 8 (1.19%) BT
15 7 (1.04%) Facebook
15 7 (1.04%) Twitter
15 7 (1.04%) Aruba
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