The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 267 249 334
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +85
Permanent jobs citing 3G 195 189 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.86% 0.88% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.89% 3.96% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 76 58
Average salary £41,250 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,750 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,250 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-23.88% +12.50%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5009 4767 5257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.14% 22.21% 22.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3736 3702 4309
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

3G
Salary Trend in the South East

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

3G Salary Trend in the South East

3G
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3G across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

3G Salary Histogram in the South East

3G
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
Berkshire +22 155 £46,250 -11.05% 18
Buckinghamshire -13 21 £24,000 -47.82%
Surrey -14 9 £32,500 -35.00% 2
West Sussex -7 4 £37,500 -
Hampshire -9 4 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Oxfordshire - 4 £45,000 - 1
Kent -8 1 £47,500 +84.46%
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 220 (69.40%) Telecoms
2 160 (50.47%) 4G
3 157 (49.53%) Broadband
4 150 (47.32%) Internet
5 144 (45.43%) Smartphone
6 112 (35.33%) LTE
7 64 (20.19%) 2G
8 52 (16.40%) Radio Access Network
9 51 (16.09%) Project Management
10 44 (13.88%) Degree
11 43 (13.56%) Marketing
12 37 (11.67%) VoLTE
13 34 (10.73%) Microsoft
14 30 (9.46%) ITIL
14 30 (9.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 29 (9.15%) UMTS
15 29 (9.15%) SEO
16 26 (8.20%) Service Delivery
17 25 (7.89%) GSM
17 25 (7.89%) QA
18 24 (7.57%) SQL
18 24 (7.57%) VoIP
18 24 (7.57%) CMS
18 24 (7.57%) Huawei
18 24 (7.57%) Social Media
19 23 (7.26%) TCP/IP
19 23 (7.26%) Firewall
20 22 (6.94%) DNS
20 22 (6.94%) Cisco
20 22 (6.94%) Capacity Management

3G
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 24 (7.57%) CMS
2 8 (2.52%) SAS
3 5 (1.58%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.63%) IIS
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.36%) MS Office
3 13 (4.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.58%) AutoCAD
5 4 (1.26%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.26%) CSG Singleview
2 3 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 160 (50.47%) 4G
2 157 (49.53%) Broadband
3 150 (47.32%) Internet
4 112 (35.33%) LTE
5 64 (20.19%) 2G
6 52 (16.40%) Radio Access Network
7 37 (11.67%) VoLTE
8 29 (9.15%) UMTS
9 25 (7.89%) GSM
10 24 (7.57%) VoIP
11 23 (7.26%) TCP/IP
11 23 (7.26%) Firewall
12 22 (6.94%) DNS
12 22 (6.94%) MVNO
13 21 (6.62%) GPRS
14 19 (5.99%) MGW
15 15 (4.73%) MPLS
15 15 (4.73%) BGP
16 14 (4.42%) OSPF
16 14 (4.42%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.79%) DB2
2 11 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (3.15%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (1.58%) Big Data
5 3 (0.95%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.95%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.32%) EDMS
6 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.26%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 220 (69.40%) Telecoms
2 43 (13.56%) Marketing
3 15 (4.73%) Billing
4 8 (2.52%) Electronics
5 7 (2.21%) Finance
6 4 (1.26%) Retail
7 2 (0.63%) Games
7 2 (0.63%) French Language
8 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (11.36%) Analyst
1 36 (11.36%) Service Manager
2 34 (10.73%) Network Manager
3 29 (9.15%) Architect
4 28 (8.83%) Design Engineer
5 22 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
6 18 (5.68%) Development Manager
6 18 (5.68%) Consultant
6 18 (5.68%) Network Operator
7 17 (5.36%) Architecture Manager
8 15 (4.73%) Senior Architect
9 14 (4.42%) Voice Engineer
9 14 (4.42%) QA Analyst
9 14 (4.42%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 14 (4.42%) Network Engineer
10 12 (3.79%) Technical Design Authority
10 12 (3.79%) Senior Design Engineer
11 11 (3.47%) Quality Analyst
11 11 (3.47%) Test Analyst
11 11 (3.47%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.68%) HTML
2 10 (3.15%) CGI
3 3 (0.95%) MFC
3 3 (0.95%) STL
4 2 (0.63%) Web Services
4 2 (0.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (0.32%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 144 (45.43%) Smartphone
2 24 (7.57%) Social Media
3 13 (4.10%) Digital Media
4 10 (3.15%) Mainframe
5 8 (2.52%) Handset
5 8 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.58%) Physics
6 5 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.58%) Telematics
7 4 (1.26%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.26%) Blog
7 4 (1.26%) Streaming Video
8 3 (0.95%) Firmware
9 2 (0.63%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.63%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.31%) Windows
2 13 (4.10%) Linux
3 9 (2.84%) UNIX
3 9 (2.84%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.21%) Windows 7
4 7 (2.21%) Android
4 7 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.58%) Windows Phone
6 4 (1.26%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.63%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.32%) CentOS
8 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (16.09%) Project Management
2 30 (9.46%) ITIL
3 29 (9.15%) SEO
4 26 (8.20%) Service Delivery
5 22 (6.94%) Capacity Management
6 21 (6.62%) Validation
7 20 (6.31%) E-Commerce
7 20 (6.31%) Network Architecture
8 17 (5.36%) Service Management
8 17 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (5.05%) Change Management
9 16 (5.05%) Web Design
10 15 (4.73%) Software Testing
11 14 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (4.10%) Network Management
12 13 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (4.10%) Network Design
13 11 (3.47%) Logistics
13 11 (3.47%) Performance Management
14 10 (3.15%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.57%) SQL
2 19 (5.99%) Java
3 13 (4.10%) PowerHouse
4 11 (3.47%) C#
5 10 (3.15%) C++
6 7 (2.21%) Perl
6 7 (2.21%) C
7 5 (1.58%) Python
7 5 (1.58%) Embedded C
8 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (13.88%) Degree
2 18 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (5.36%) HNC
3 17 (5.36%) HND
4 15 (4.73%) CCNP
5 7 (2.21%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.26%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.26%) CISSP
6 4 (1.26%) CISM
7 3 (0.95%) CCNA
7 3 (0.95%) CCIE
7 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.63%) PMP
8 2 (0.63%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.32%) CCIP
9 1 (0.32%) ISEB
9 1 (0.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.89%) QA
2 17 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (5.36%) NDS
2 7 (2.21%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.95%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (3.15%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.26%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (0.63%) Netcool
4 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (10.73%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 24 (7.57%) Huawei
4 22 (6.94%) Cisco
5 18 (5.68%) Nokia
6 16 (5.05%) T-Plan
7 15 (4.73%) Oracle
8 14 (4.42%) Juniper
9 12 (3.79%) Ericsson
10 11 (3.47%) Business Objects
11 8 (2.52%) MicroStrategy
11 8 (2.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 8 (2.52%) EMC
11 8 (2.52%) TIBCO
12 7 (2.21%) BT
13 5 (1.58%) Facebook
14 4 (1.26%) Twitter
14 4 (1.26%) Citrix
14 4 (1.26%) Tableau
14 4 (1.26%) VMware
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