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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 350 354 292
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -62
Permanent jobs citing 3G 96 111 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.47% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.07% 2.27% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 24 50 47
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £27,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,350 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -6.59%
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
4647 4894 5306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.88% 20.70% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3489 3832 4256
Average salary £44,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 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
Berkshire -28 59 £40,000 -25.92% 19
Buckinghamshire +15 20 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Surrey +25 10 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Hampshire -7 5 - - 1
West Sussex -3 1 £42,500 +13.33%
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 111 (59.04%) Telecoms
2 102 (54.26%) 4G
3 79 (42.02%) 2G
4 69 (36.70%) LTE
5 56 (29.79%) Radio Access Network
6 47 (25.00%) Degree
7 43 (22.87%) GSM
8 37 (19.68%) Broadband
9 36 (19.15%) Wireless
10 35 (18.62%) Cisco
11 34 (18.09%) MPLS
12 32 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
13 31 (16.49%) TCP/IP
14 30 (15.96%) Internet
14 30 (15.96%) UMTS
14 30 (15.96%) Smartphone
15 27 (14.36%) Ericsson
16 26 (13.83%) Linux
16 26 (13.83%) Huawei
17 24 (12.77%) Ethernet
18 23 (12.23%) WiMAX
19 22 (11.70%) Firewall
19 22 (11.70%) Juniper
19 22 (11.70%) Project Management
20 21 (11.17%) BGP
20 21 (11.17%) OSPF
21 19 (10.11%) Nokia
21 19 (10.11%) Network Architecture
22 18 (9.57%) SLA
23 17 (9.04%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (1.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.53%) Apache
2 1 (0.53%) MTS
2 1 (0.53%) IIS
2 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.72%) MS Office
3 5 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.60%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 102 (54.26%) 4G
2 79 (42.02%) 2G
3 69 (36.70%) LTE
4 56 (29.79%) Radio Access Network
5 43 (22.87%) GSM
6 37 (19.68%) Broadband
7 36 (19.15%) Wireless
8 34 (18.09%) MPLS
9 31 (16.49%) TCP/IP
10 30 (15.96%) Internet
10 30 (15.96%) UMTS
11 24 (12.77%) Ethernet
12 23 (12.23%) WiMAX
13 22 (11.70%) Firewall
14 21 (11.17%) BGP
14 21 (11.17%) OSPF
15 17 (9.04%) RNC
16 16 (8.51%) DNS
17 14 (7.45%) RIP
18 12 (6.38%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.06%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.53%) UniData
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.53%) MySQL
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.53%) Big Data
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) LabVIEW
1 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 111 (59.04%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.32%) Back Office
3 9 (4.79%) Electronics
4 7 (3.72%) Finance
4 7 (3.72%) Marketing
5 5 (2.66%) Billing
5 5 (2.66%) Retail
6 4 (2.13%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Automotive
7 1 (0.53%) Military
7 1 (0.53%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) Games
7 1 (0.53%) French Language
7 1 (0.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 28 (14.89%) Network Engineer
2 12 (6.38%) RAN Engineer
2 12 (6.38%) Support Engineer
3 10 (5.32%) Technical Leader
3 10 (5.32%) Test Engineer
3 10 (5.32%) Network Support
4 9 (4.79%) Design Engineer
4 9 (4.79%) Wireless Engineer
5 8 (4.26%) Consultant
5 8 (4.26%) Security Engineer
5 8 (4.26%) Network Manager
6 7 (3.72%) Service Manager
6 7 (3.72%) Software Engineer
6 7 (3.72%) Senior Design Engineer
6 7 (3.72%) Transmission Engineer
6 7 (3.72%) Transmission Planning Engineer
6 7 (3.72%) Head of Capacity Planning
7 6 (3.19%) IP Engineer
7 6 (3.19%) Designer
7 6 (3.19%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.19%) SOAP
2 4 (2.13%) REST
2 4 (2.13%) J2EE
3 3 (1.60%) HTML
3 3 (1.60%) HTML5
4 2 (1.06%) .NET
4 2 (1.06%) CSS
4 2 (1.06%) Web Services
4 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.53%) COM
5 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.53%) WCF
5 1 (0.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (15.96%) Smartphone
3 10 (5.32%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (2.13%) PMI
5 3 (1.60%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.60%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.60%) iPhone
5 3 (1.60%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.06%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.53%) GIS
7 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.53%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.83%) Linux
2 12 (6.38%) UNIX
3 11 (5.85%) Windows
4 6 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.66%) Android
5 5 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.60%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.60%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.53%) CentOS
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (11.70%) Project Management
2 19 (10.11%) Network Architecture
3 17 (9.04%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (6.91%) Service Delivery
6 12 (6.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (4.79%) Network Planning
7 9 (4.79%) Validation
7 9 (4.79%) ITIL
7 9 (4.79%) Capacity Management
7 9 (4.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (4.79%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (3.72%) Software Engineering
8 7 (3.72%) Strategic Planning
8 7 (3.72%) Line Management
9 6 (3.19%) Mentoring
9 6 (3.19%) DNA
9 6 (3.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (3.19%) Service Management
9 6 (3.19%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.38%) C
2 10 (5.32%) SQL
3 8 (4.26%) C#
3 8 (4.26%) C++
3 8 (4.26%) Java
4 6 (3.19%) Python
5 3 (1.60%) Ada
5 3 (1.60%) MATLAB
5 3 (1.60%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.60%) Embedded C
5 3 (1.60%) Embedded C++
6 2 (1.06%) Perl
7 1 (0.53%) VC++
7 1 (0.53%) PHP
7 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.53%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 47 (25.00%) Degree
2 17 (9.04%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (8.51%) CCNP
4 9 (4.79%) CISSP
5 8 (4.26%) CCSA
5 8 (4.26%) CCSE
6 6 (3.19%) HND
7 5 (2.66%) HNC
7 5 (2.66%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (2.13%) JNCIS
9 3 (1.60%) PhD
9 3 (1.60%) CCIP
9 3 (1.60%) CCNA
9 3 (1.60%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.06%) MCP
11 1 (0.53%) CISM
11 1 (0.53%) PMP
11 1 (0.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.57%) SLA
2 13 (6.91%) QA
3 5 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.60%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.53%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (1.60%) ProxySG
1 3 (1.60%) FreeRADIUS
2 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.06%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.26%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.60%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.60%) Netcool
2 3 (1.60%) Nagios
2 3 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.53%) OpenView
3 1 (0.53%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (18.62%) Cisco
2 27 (14.36%) Ericsson
3 26 (13.83%) Huawei
4 22 (11.70%) Juniper
5 19 (10.11%) Nokia
6 15 (7.98%) Nortel
7 13 (6.91%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 11 (5.85%) Microsoft
8 11 (5.85%) F5
9 9 (4.79%) Amdocs
10 8 (4.26%) CheckPoint
11 7 (3.72%) Cramer
12 5 (2.66%) VMware
12 5 (2.66%) Oracle
12 5 (2.66%) Remedy
13 4 (2.13%) BT
14 3 (1.60%) Mitel
14 3 (1.60%) Blue Coat
14 3 (1.60%) McAfee
14 3 (1.60%) Symantec
Reading
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: Negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: 20% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone Group Services Limited
Salary: £Attractive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Samsung
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 11 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £51000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Three
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Three
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Three
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 27 days ago