The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 599 565 594
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +29
Permanent jobs citing 3G 35 65 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.080% 0.14% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.88% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32 32 27
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,850 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +5.55%
3G
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7383 7352 9310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.79% 16.30% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6259 6019 7907
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3G across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in London

3G
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3G across the London region.

3G Salary Trend in London

3G
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3G across the London region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

3G Salary Histogram in London

3G
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the London region over the 3 months to 22 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
City of London +16 14 £55,000 +22.22% 4
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 71 (62.28%) Telecoms
2 47 (41.23%) 2G
3 44 (38.60%) 4G
4 32 (28.07%) Windows
5 29 (25.44%) Network Architecture
6 28 (24.56%) Degree
7 26 (22.81%) Wireless
8 24 (21.05%) VPN
8 24 (21.05%) SS7
9 20 (17.54%) Linux
10 19 (16.67%) Cisco
10 19 (16.67%) Blackberry
10 19 (16.67%) Finance
11 18 (15.79%) Windows 7
12 17 (14.91%) LTE
12 17 (14.91%) Microsoft
13 16 (14.04%) Internet
13 16 (14.04%) MVNO
14 15 (13.16%) Radio Access Network
14 15 (13.16%) ADSL
14 15 (13.16%) Broadband
14 15 (13.16%) SQL
14 15 (13.16%) ITIL
15 14 (12.28%) UNIX
15 14 (12.28%) Software Engineering
16 13 (11.40%) Billing
16 13 (11.40%) Huawei
16 13 (11.40%) Oracle
16 13 (11.40%) Java
16 13 (11.40%) MS Excel

3G
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 12 (10.53%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 7 (6.14%) IBM Notes
3 6 (5.26%) Apache Spark
4 5 (4.39%) WorkSite
5 4 (3.51%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.88%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.65%) MS Office
3 9 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (41.23%) 2G
2 44 (38.60%) 4G
3 26 (22.81%) Wireless
4 24 (21.05%) SS7
4 24 (21.05%) VPN
5 17 (14.91%) LTE
6 16 (14.04%) MVNO
6 16 (14.04%) Internet
7 15 (13.16%) ADSL
7 15 (13.16%) Broadband
7 15 (13.16%) Radio Access Network
8 12 (10.53%) Firewall
9 10 (8.77%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (8.77%) GPRS
10 9 (7.89%) GSM
11 8 (7.02%) LAN
11 8 (7.02%) MPLS
11 8 (7.02%) TCP/IP
11 8 (7.02%) TCAP
11 8 (7.02%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 6 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 6 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (0.88%) DTS
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 71 (62.28%) Telecoms
2 19 (16.67%) Finance
3 13 (11.40%) Billing
4 10 (8.77%) Banking
5 9 (7.89%) Marketing
6 7 (6.14%) Legal
7 5 (4.39%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.75%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.75%) Advertising
8 2 (1.75%) Law
8 2 (1.75%) German Language
9 1 (0.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (11.40%) Consultant
2 11 (9.65%) Analyst
3 9 (7.89%) Test Engineer
4 8 (7.02%) Tester
4 8 (7.02%) Operations Manager
5 7 (6.14%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.26%) Architect
6 6 (5.26%) Service Analyst
6 6 (5.26%) Network Manager
6 6 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (4.39%) Product Manager
7 5 (4.39%) Technical Leader
7 5 (4.39%) Network Architect
7 5 (4.39%) Implementation Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Lead Tester
7 5 (4.39%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.39%) Support Specialist
7 5 (4.39%) Test Manager
8 4 (3.51%) Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.02%) XML
2 7 (6.14%) ActiveMQ
2 7 (6.14%) JSON
2 7 (6.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 7 (6.14%) STL
3 3 (2.63%) Web Services
4 1 (0.88%) HTML
4 1 (0.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 12 (10.53%) Smartphone
2 12 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.02%) iPhone
3 8 (7.02%) Clustering
4 6 (5.26%) iPad
4 6 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.26%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.39%) Smart Meter
6 4 (3.51%) Handset
7 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.88%) Statistics
8 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.88%) Psychology
8 1 (0.88%) Open Source
8 1 (0.88%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.88%) Social Media
8 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.07%) Windows
2 20 (17.54%) Linux
3 18 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 14 (12.28%) UNIX
5 10 (8.77%) Windows XP
6 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.26%) Android
8 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.88%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.44%) Network Architecture
2 15 (13.16%) ITIL
3 14 (12.28%) Software Engineering
4 13 (11.40%) Project Management
5 12 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (6.14%) OO
6 7 (6.14%) Multithreading
7 6 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 6 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
7 6 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.26%) Migration
7 6 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (5.26%) Machine Learning
7 6 (5.26%) Analytics
8 5 (4.39%) CRM
8 5 (4.39%) Software Testing
8 5 (4.39%) Time Management
8 5 (4.39%) Network Design
9 4 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.51%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.16%) SQL
2 13 (11.40%) Shell Script
2 13 (11.40%) Java
3 7 (6.14%) C++
3 7 (6.14%) Groovy
3 7 (6.14%) Scala
4 6 (5.26%) Perl
5 3 (2.63%) C
6 2 (1.75%) Python
7 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (24.56%) Degree
2 10 (8.77%) CCNA
2 10 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (6.14%) CCNP
4 2 (1.75%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.75%) ISEB
5 1 (0.88%) HND
5 1 (0.88%) MCSE
5 1 (0.88%) MCSA
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.88%) PMP
5 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) QA
2 4 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (3.51%) Terminal Services
3 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (16.67%) Cisco
2 17 (14.91%) Microsoft
3 13 (11.40%) Oracle
3 13 (11.40%) Huawei
4 12 (10.53%) Veritas
5 11 (9.65%) Citrix
6 8 (7.02%) Ericsson
7 7 (6.14%) Lotus
7 7 (6.14%) Juniper
7 7 (6.14%) Aruba
7 7 (6.14%) Aerohive Networks
7 7 (6.14%) Ruckus Wireless
8 6 (5.26%) Fortinet
9 4 (3.51%) VMware
10 3 (2.63%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.88%) Cerillion
11 1 (0.88%) Comverse
11 1 (0.88%) Facebook
11 1 (0.88%) Twitter
11 1 (0.88%) Altiris
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