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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 635 629 651
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +22
Permanent jobs citing 3G 201 220 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.13% 1.30% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 97 108 132
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-14.89% +17.50%
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
17799 16863 20425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.05% 17.39% 19.86%
Number of salaries quoted 14563 13320 17070
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -44 108 £43,750 -16.66% 18
London -43 32 £41,000 -18.00% 4
East of England +4 28 £40,000 -5.88% 6
North West +6 8 £40,000 +33.33%
South West -5 7 £24,000 -43.52% 1
West Midlands - 4 £25,250 - 4
Yorkshire - 4 £23,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £26,000 -
3G
UK

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 395 (69.42%) Telecoms
2 322 (56.59%) 4G
3 234 (41.12%) 2G
4 201 (35.33%) LTE
5 162 (28.47%) Internet
6 147 (25.83%) Smartphone
7 142 (24.96%) Broadband
8 120 (21.09%) Degree
9 112 (19.68%) Wireless
10 91 (15.99%) GSM
11 88 (15.47%) Radio Access Network
12 86 (15.11%) Project Management
13 74 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
14 66 (11.60%) Network Architecture
14 66 (11.60%) UMTS
15 64 (11.25%) Linux
16 59 (10.37%) Windows
16 59 (10.37%) Nokia
17 55 (9.67%) Marketing
18 50 (8.79%) QA
18 50 (8.79%) Ericsson
19 48 (8.44%) VPN
19 48 (8.44%) WiMAX
20 46 (8.08%) Microsoft
21 45 (7.91%) UNIX
22 44 (7.73%) Finance
22 44 (7.73%) Huawei
23 43 (7.56%) Firewall
24 42 (7.38%) Service Delivery
24 42 (7.38%) SLA

3G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 19 (3.34%) CMS
2 12 (2.11%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.41%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 7 (1.23%) IBM Notes
5 6 (1.05%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.05%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.05%) WorkSite
6 5 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.53%) Lync
8 2 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.18%) IIS
9 1 (0.18%) Apache
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (5.27%) MS Office
1 30 (5.27%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.93%) XMetaL
3 10 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.35%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.35%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.53%) SaaS
2 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 322 (56.59%) 4G
2 234 (41.12%) 2G
3 201 (35.33%) LTE
4 162 (28.47%) Internet
5 142 (24.96%) Broadband
6 112 (19.68%) Wireless
7 91 (15.99%) GSM
8 88 (15.47%) Radio Access Network
9 66 (11.60%) UMTS
10 48 (8.44%) VPN
10 48 (8.44%) WiMAX
11 43 (7.56%) Firewall
12 42 (7.38%) MVNO
13 34 (5.98%) VoLTE
13 34 (5.98%) VoIP
14 33 (5.80%) RNC
15 32 (5.62%) TCP/IP
15 32 (5.62%) DNS
16 29 (5.10%) LAN
17 25 (4.39%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.11%) MySQL
2 9 (1.58%) Big Data
3 8 (1.41%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.23%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.05%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.35%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.35%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.18%) DTS
7 1 (0.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Valgrind
1 2 (0.35%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.35%) XMLSpy
1 2 (0.35%) CppUnit
1 2 (0.35%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.35%) CruiseControl
2 1 (0.18%) Maven
2 1 (0.18%) Subversion
2 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.18%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.18%) Ant
2 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.18%) CMake
2 1 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.18%) Hudson
2 1 (0.18%) GCC
General
1 395 (69.42%) Telecoms
2 55 (9.67%) Marketing
3 44 (7.73%) Finance
4 26 (4.57%) Electronics
5 24 (4.22%) Back Office
6 14 (2.46%) Billing
7 11 (1.93%) Legal
8 10 (1.76%) Banking
9 9 (1.58%) Military
10 8 (1.41%) Games
11 4 (0.70%) Law
12 3 (0.53%) Retail
12 3 (0.53%) French Language
13 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.35%) Advertising
13 2 (0.35%) German Language
13 2 (0.35%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 36 (6.33%) Analyst
2 35 (6.15%) Network Engineer
3 32 (5.62%) Architect
4 31 (5.45%) Project Manager
5 29 (5.10%) Consultant
6 28 (4.92%) Technical Design Authority
7 27 (4.75%) Support Engineer
8 25 (4.39%) Network Manager
9 23 (4.04%) Wireless Engineer
10 21 (3.69%) Software Engineer
11 20 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
11 20 (3.51%) RAN Engineer
12 19 (3.34%) Radio Engineer
12 19 (3.34%) Senior Solutions Architect
12 19 (3.34%) Senior Architect
13 18 (3.16%) Network Optimisation Engineer
13 18 (3.16%) Delivery Manager
13 18 (3.16%) Architecture Manager
13 18 (3.16%) Radio Network Engineer
14 17 (2.99%) Network Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.04%) HTML
2 21 (3.69%) XML
3 9 (1.58%) Web Services
4 8 (1.41%) STL
4 8 (1.41%) CSS
5 7 (1.23%) ActiveMQ
5 7 (1.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 7 (1.23%) JSON
5 7 (1.23%) SOAP
6 6 (1.05%) J2EE
6 6 (1.05%) Middleware
7 5 (0.88%) jQuery
7 5 (0.88%) Ajax
7 5 (0.88%) .NET
7 5 (0.88%) Classic ASP
7 5 (0.88%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.70%) REST
9 2 (0.35%) HTML5
9 2 (0.35%) CGI
9 2 (0.35%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 147 (25.83%) Smartphone
2 74 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (7.03%) Computer Science
4 30 (5.27%) Blackberry
5 26 (4.57%) Social Media
6 12 (2.11%) iPhone
7 11 (1.93%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (1.76%) Algorithms
8 10 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (1.58%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.58%) Digital Media
10 8 (1.41%) Blog
10 8 (1.41%) Device Driver
11 7 (1.23%) iPad
12 6 (1.05%) Internet of Things
13 5 (0.88%) Machine to Machine
14 4 (0.70%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.70%) Handset
14 4 (0.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 64 (11.25%) Linux
2 59 (10.37%) Windows
3 45 (7.91%) UNIX
4 23 (4.04%) Windows 7
5 18 (3.16%) Android
6 15 (2.64%) Windows XP
7 13 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (2.28%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.18%) Debian
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.18%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (15.11%) Project Management
2 66 (11.60%) Network Architecture
3 42 (7.38%) Service Delivery
4 37 (6.50%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (6.15%) Software Engineering
5 35 (6.15%) Line Management
6 26 (4.57%) SEO
6 26 (4.57%) ITIL
7 22 (3.87%) Network Planning
8 18 (3.16%) Mentoring
8 18 (3.16%) Validation
9 16 (2.81%) Performance Monitoring
9 16 (2.81%) Capacity Management
10 15 (2.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (2.46%) E-Commerce
11 14 (2.46%) Configuration Management
12 13 (2.28%) Web Design
12 13 (2.28%) Service Management
12 13 (2.28%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (2.11%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (7.21%) Java
2 33 (5.80%) C
3 31 (5.45%) C++
4 29 (5.10%) SQL
5 19 (3.34%) Python
6 17 (2.99%) Perl
7 14 (2.46%) C#
8 12 (2.11%) Embedded C
8 12 (2.11%) JavaScript
9 9 (1.58%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.58%) Embedded C++
9 9 (1.58%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.41%) Groovy
11 7 (1.23%) Scala
12 5 (0.88%) VB6
12 5 (0.88%) VB
13 4 (0.70%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.35%) PHP
14 2 (0.35%) Ruby
15 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (21.09%) Degree
2 21 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (3.34%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.99%) HND
5 15 (2.64%) HNC
6 14 (2.46%) CCNP
7 13 (2.28%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.41%) CCNA
9 6 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.88%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.53%) PhD
12 3 (0.53%) CCIE
12 3 (0.53%) PMP
13 2 (0.35%) CISSP
13 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.35%) MCSE
14 1 (0.18%) CCSE
14 1 (0.18%) CCSA
14 1 (0.18%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (8.79%) QA
2 42 (7.38%) SLA
3 7 (1.23%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (3.87%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.16%) NDS
2 18 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.05%) Terminal Services
4 4 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.70%) Xen
4 4 (0.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.18%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (0.70%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.53%) SCCM
3 2 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.35%) Cacti
3 2 (0.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.18%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.18%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.18%) WSUS
4 1 (0.18%) Netcool
4 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 59 (10.37%) Nokia
2 50 (8.79%) Ericsson
3 46 (8.08%) Microsoft
4 44 (7.73%) Huawei
5 40 (7.03%) Cisco
6 39 (6.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 33 (5.80%) Nortel
8 25 (4.39%) Juniper
9 24 (4.22%) Oracle
10 22 (3.87%) VMware
11 16 (2.81%) Citrix
12 15 (2.64%) Progress
13 8 (1.41%) EMC
13 8 (1.41%) Veritas
14 7 (1.23%) Lotus
14 7 (1.23%) Facebook
14 7 (1.23%) Twitter
15 6 (1.05%) T-Plan
16 5 (0.88%) Fortinet
16 5 (0.88%) LANDesk
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £280 - £285 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 11 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 12 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
DP Connect
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + BUPA, Overtime Pay, 5% Matched Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 18 days ago
Solihull
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 18 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group
Posted: 23 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 26 days ago