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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 541 513 627
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +114
Permanent jobs citing 3G 385 358 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.36% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.99% 2.08% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 182 205 208
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%
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
19358 17253 20821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.14% 17.54% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15438 14104 17240
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -3 213 £45,000 -10.00% 19
London +1 81 £55,000 +22.22% 8
East of England -37 52 £31,750 -15.33% 2
South West +7 27 £24,000 -43.52% 2
West Midlands -37 2 £43,375 +27.57%
Yorkshire -35 1 £80,000 +247.82% 1
3G
UK

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 437 (67.44%) Telecoms
2 306 (47.22%) 4G
3 218 (33.64%) Broadband
4 215 (33.18%) LTE
5 205 (31.64%) 2G
6 199 (30.71%) Internet
7 187 (28.86%) Smartphone
8 120 (18.52%) Degree
9 95 (14.66%) Radio Access Network
10 92 (14.20%) Windows
11 81 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 80 (12.35%) Project Management
13 69 (10.65%) Agile Software Development
14 68 (10.49%) Marketing
15 67 (10.34%) ITIL
16 61 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
17 57 (8.80%) Cisco
18 56 (8.64%) Network Architecture
19 54 (8.33%) MS Excel
20 53 (8.18%) Linux
20 53 (8.18%) Computer Science
21 52 (8.02%) Java
21 52 (8.02%) Wireless
22 51 (7.87%) SLA
23 50 (7.72%) Firewall
24 49 (7.56%) XML
25 48 (7.41%) VoIP
25 48 (7.41%) Windows 7
26 46 (7.10%) LAN
27 45 (6.94%) GSM

3G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 31 (4.78%) CMS
2 18 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 16 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (1.23%) SAS
5 7 (1.08%) IBM Notes
5 7 (1.08%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 6 (0.93%) WorkSite
7 5 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.77%) IIS
8 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.46%) Apache
8 3 (0.46%) Lync
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.15%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 54 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 43 (6.64%) MS Office
3 37 (5.71%) XMetaL
4 24 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (2.16%) MS Visio
5 14 (2.16%) FrameMaker
6 5 (0.77%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.31%) Quicktime
8 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.62%) CSG Singleview
3 3 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.46%) Office 365
2 2 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 306 (47.22%) 4G
2 218 (33.64%) Broadband
3 215 (33.18%) LTE
4 205 (31.64%) 2G
5 199 (30.71%) Internet
6 95 (14.66%) Radio Access Network
7 52 (8.02%) Wireless
8 50 (7.72%) Firewall
9 48 (7.41%) VoIP
10 46 (7.10%) LAN
11 45 (6.94%) GSM
12 43 (6.64%) UMTS
13 42 (6.48%) VPN
13 42 (6.48%) MVNO
14 40 (6.17%) VoLTE
15 38 (5.86%) DNS
15 38 (5.86%) MPLS
16 36 (5.56%) TCP/IP
17 35 (5.40%) WAN
18 32 (4.94%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.31%) DB2
1 15 (2.31%) Oracle ODI
2 13 (2.01%) Oracle Database
3 12 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (1.54%) MySQL
5 9 (1.39%) Big Data
6 6 (0.93%) SQL Server
7 5 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.62%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.46%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.15%) EDMS
10 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (2.01%) XMLSpy
2 9 (1.39%) Subversion
2 9 (1.39%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.23%) Bugzilla
4 7 (1.08%) Maven
5 6 (0.93%) CMake
5 6 (0.93%) Valgrind
5 6 (0.93%) Hudson
5 6 (0.93%) Ant
6 5 (0.77%) CruiseControl
6 5 (0.77%) CppUnit
7 4 (0.62%) JIRA
8 3 (0.46%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.31%) Redmine
10 1 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.15%) JUnit
10 1 (0.15%) GCC
General
1 437 (67.44%) Telecoms
2 68 (10.49%) Marketing
3 36 (5.56%) Finance
4 21 (3.24%) Billing
5 20 (3.09%) Electronics
6 12 (1.85%) Back Office
7 9 (1.39%) Multimedia
8 7 (1.08%) Banking
9 6 (0.93%) Retail
10 4 (0.62%) Military
10 4 (0.62%) Law
10 4 (0.62%) French Language
11 3 (0.46%) Legal
11 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.46%) Games
12 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.31%) German Language
12 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 80 (12.35%) Analyst
2 42 (6.48%) Architect
3 38 (5.86%) Author
3 38 (5.86%) Technical Author
4 37 (5.71%) Consultant
4 37 (5.71%) Network Manager
5 32 (4.94%) Service Manager
6 29 (4.48%) Design Engineer
7 27 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
8 26 (4.01%) Development Manager
9 24 (3.70%) Technical Design Authority
9 24 (3.70%) Project Manager
9 24 (3.70%) Junior
10 23 (3.55%) Service Analyst
10 23 (3.55%) Service Desk Analyst
11 22 (3.40%) Network Operator
11 22 (3.40%) Network Engineer
12 21 (3.24%) Architecture Manager
13 20 (3.09%) Support Engineer
14 18 (2.78%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (7.56%) XML
2 21 (3.24%) HTML
3 16 (2.47%) CGI
4 10 (1.54%) Middleware
5 9 (1.39%) STL
6 7 (1.08%) Web Services
7 6 (0.93%) JSON
7 6 (0.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 6 (0.93%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (0.93%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (0.46%) MFC
9 2 (0.31%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 2 (0.31%) Flash
10 1 (0.15%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.15%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.15%) Java EE
10 1 (0.15%) CSS
10 1 (0.15%) J2EE
10 1 (0.15%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.15%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 187 (28.86%) Smartphone
2 61 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (8.18%) Computer Science
4 41 (6.33%) Blackberry
5 33 (5.09%) Social Media
6 15 (2.31%) Smart Meter
6 15 (2.31%) Mainframe
6 15 (2.31%) Handset
7 14 (2.16%) Digital Media
7 14 (2.16%) PDA
8 13 (2.01%) E-Learning
9 11 (1.70%) iPhone
10 9 (1.39%) Device Driver
11 8 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.23%) iPad
12 7 (1.08%) Clustering
12 7 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (0.93%) Streaming Video
13 6 (0.93%) Blog
14 5 (0.77%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 92 (14.20%) Windows
2 53 (8.18%) Linux
3 48 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 38 (5.86%) Windows XP
5 34 (5.25%) UNIX
6 30 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (3.55%) Android
8 21 (3.24%) Apple iOS
9 13 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.93%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.77%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.46%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.46%) Debian
13 2 (0.31%) Windows Phone 8
13 2 (0.31%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (12.35%) Project Management
2 69 (10.65%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (10.34%) ITIL
4 56 (8.64%) Network Architecture
5 38 (5.86%) SEO
6 37 (5.71%) Service Delivery
7 34 (5.25%) Service Management
7 34 (5.25%) Software Testing
8 31 (4.78%) Line Management
9 30 (4.63%) Content Management
10 28 (4.32%) Software Engineering
11 26 (4.01%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (3.70%) Validation
13 23 (3.55%) Mentoring
14 21 (3.24%) Web Design
14 21 (3.24%) E-Commerce
14 21 (3.24%) Capacity Management
15 20 (3.09%) Network Management
15 20 (3.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (8.02%) Java
2 42 (6.48%) SQL
3 37 (5.71%) C++
4 34 (5.25%) Perl
5 29 (4.48%) C
6 28 (4.32%) Python
7 23 (3.55%) PowerHouse
8 15 (2.31%) Embedded C
9 13 (2.01%) C#
10 11 (1.70%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.39%) Ruby
12 8 (1.23%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.23%) Groovy
13 7 (1.08%) PHP
14 6 (0.93%) Scala
15 5 (0.77%) Embedded C++
16 3 (0.46%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.46%) Assembly Language
16 3 (0.46%) Tcl
17 1 (0.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 120 (18.52%) Degree
2 39 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (4.94%) CCNP
4 31 (4.78%) HNC
5 20 (3.09%) HND
6 19 (2.93%) CCNA
7 17 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (2.16%) MCSE
9 13 (2.01%) Security Cleared
10 8 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.62%) APMP
12 4 (0.62%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.46%) PMP
13 3 (0.46%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.46%) ISEB
13 3 (0.46%) CCIE
13 3 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.31%) MBA
14 2 (0.31%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (7.87%) SLA
2 30 (4.63%) QA
3 5 (0.77%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.15%) Basel III
System Software
1 33 (5.09%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.55%) NDS
3 14 (2.16%) XenApp
4 13 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 6 (0.93%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.46%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (2.31%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.77%) SCCM
3 4 (0.62%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.46%) NSN NetAct
5 2 (0.31%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.15%) WSUS
6 1 (0.15%) Netcool
6 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.15%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 81 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 57 (8.80%) Cisco
3 42 (6.48%) Huawei
4 39 (6.02%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 30 (4.63%) Oracle
6 29 (4.48%) Citrix
7 27 (4.17%) Ericsson
8 25 (3.86%) Nokia
9 24 (3.70%) Juniper
10 18 (2.78%) T-Plan
10 18 (2.78%) LANDesk
11 17 (2.62%) VMware
12 15 (2.31%) McAfee
13 13 (2.01%) Business Objects
14 12 (1.85%) EMC
14 12 (1.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 12 (1.85%) BT
15 9 (1.39%) MKS
16 8 (1.23%) TIBCO
16 8 (1.23%) Nortel
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