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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 240 241 302
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +61
Permanent jobs citing 3G 227 211 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 0.98% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.63% 4.56% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 23 90 90
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £47,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-12.76% +13.25%
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
4901 4626 5329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.44% 21.50% 23.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3637 3583 4318
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +34 195 £57,500 +15.00% 11
Buckinghamshire -26 13 - - 1
Surrey -18 7 £30,750 -42.79%
West Sussex 0 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Hampshire -5 4 £38,250 +66.30% 4
Oxfordshire +15 1 - - 1
Kent +4 1 £47,500 +84.46%
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 290 (74.55%) Telecoms
2 203 (52.19%) 4G
3 202 (51.93%) Broadband
4 201 (51.67%) Internet
5 195 (50.13%) Smartphone
6 143 (36.76%) LTE
7 82 (21.08%) 2G
8 65 (16.71%) Radio Access Network
9 62 (15.94%) Degree
10 61 (15.68%) Project Management
11 58 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
12 56 (14.40%) Marketing
13 52 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
14 51 (13.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 50 (12.85%) VoLTE
16 46 (11.83%) Nokia
17 44 (11.31%) UMTS
18 41 (10.54%) Service Delivery
19 38 (9.77%) SEO
19 38 (9.77%) QA
19 38 (9.77%) GSM
20 37 (9.51%) Line Management
21 35 (9.00%) Wireless
22 34 (8.74%) Microsoft
22 34 (8.74%) MVNO
23 33 (8.48%) Social Media
24 32 (8.23%) NDS
24 32 (8.23%) Huawei
25 31 (7.97%) Firewall
25 31 (7.97%) CMS

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 31 (7.97%) CMS
2 8 (2.06%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.06%) SAS
3 6 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.77%) IIS
5 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.51%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (5.40%) MS Office
2 20 (5.14%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.29%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) CSG Singleview
2 3 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 203 (52.19%) 4G
2 202 (51.93%) Broadband
3 201 (51.67%) Internet
4 143 (36.76%) LTE
5 82 (21.08%) 2G
6 65 (16.71%) Radio Access Network
7 50 (12.85%) VoLTE
8 44 (11.31%) UMTS
9 38 (9.77%) GSM
10 35 (9.00%) Wireless
11 34 (8.74%) MVNO
12 31 (7.97%) Firewall
13 30 (7.71%) VoIP
14 27 (6.94%) DNS
15 22 (5.66%) MGW
15 22 (5.66%) WiMAX
16 19 (4.88%) HTTP
16 19 (4.88%) TCP/IP
17 18 (4.63%) SNMP
17 18 (4.63%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.29%) Big Data
3 3 (0.77%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.77%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.51%) DB2
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.26%) GCC
General
1 290 (74.55%) Telecoms
2 56 (14.40%) Marketing
3 19 (4.88%) Back Office
4 13 (3.34%) Electronics
5 11 (2.83%) Finance
6 8 (2.06%) Billing
7 4 (1.03%) Military
7 4 (1.03%) Retail
8 3 (0.77%) French Language
9 2 (0.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (8.74%) Analyst
2 26 (6.68%) Architect
2 26 (6.68%) Service Manager
3 25 (6.43%) Solutions Architect
3 25 (6.43%) Network Manager
4 24 (6.17%) Technical Design Authority
5 22 (5.66%) Network Operator
5 22 (5.66%) Design Engineer
6 21 (5.40%) Development Manager
6 21 (5.40%) Architecture Manager
7 19 (4.88%) Network Engineer
8 18 (4.63%) Consultant
8 18 (4.63%) QA Analyst
8 18 (4.63%) Technical Leader
9 17 (4.37%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 17 (4.37%) Senior Architect
10 14 (3.60%) Quality Analyst
10 14 (3.60%) Team Leader
11 13 (3.34%) Delivery Manager
12 12 (3.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.88%) HTML
2 3 (0.77%) MFC
2 3 (0.77%) STL
2 3 (0.77%) Web Services
3 2 (0.51%) CGI
3 2 (0.51%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (0.26%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.26%) HTML5
4 1 (0.26%) XML
4 1 (0.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 195 (50.13%) Smartphone
2 52 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (8.48%) Social Media
4 14 (3.60%) Digital Media
5 12 (3.08%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.54%) Blog
7 5 (1.29%) Telematics
7 5 (1.29%) Physics
7 5 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.03%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.03%) Handset
8 4 (1.03%) Streaming Video
8 4 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.77%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.51%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.51%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.26%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.68%) UNIX
2 23 (5.91%) Linux
3 22 (5.66%) Windows
4 9 (2.31%) Windows 7
5 8 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.80%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.77%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (15.68%) Project Management
2 58 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (10.54%) Service Delivery
4 38 (9.77%) SEO
5 37 (9.51%) Line Management
6 27 (6.94%) Network Architecture
7 24 (6.17%) ITIL
8 23 (5.91%) Capacity Management
9 21 (5.40%) Mentoring
9 21 (5.40%) E-Commerce
9 21 (5.40%) Web Design
10 18 (4.63%) Software Testing
10 18 (4.63%) Service Management
11 17 (4.37%) Network Management
12 16 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (3.86%) Validation
14 14 (3.60%) Network Planning
15 13 (3.34%) Change Management
15 13 (3.34%) Problem Management
16 12 (3.08%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.17%) SQL
2 23 (5.91%) Java
3 19 (4.88%) PowerHouse
4 12 (3.08%) C#
4 12 (3.08%) C++
5 9 (2.31%) C
6 8 (2.06%) Perl
7 5 (1.29%) Python
7 5 (1.29%) Embedded C
8 3 (0.77%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.26%) PHP
9 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 62 (15.94%) Degree
2 24 (6.17%) HNC
2 24 (6.17%) HND
3 21 (5.40%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (4.88%) CCNP
5 9 (2.31%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.29%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.77%) PMP
7 3 (0.77%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.77%) CCNA
8 2 (0.51%) CCIE
9 1 (0.26%) CCIP
9 1 (0.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.77%) QA
2 28 (7.20%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (8.23%) NDS
2 12 (3.08%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.03%) Terminal Services
4 3 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.77%) SCCM
2 2 (0.51%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (0.51%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.51%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.51%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.26%) Netcool
Vendors
1 51 (13.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 46 (11.83%) Nokia
3 34 (8.74%) Microsoft
4 32 (8.23%) Huawei
5 27 (6.94%) Ericsson
6 22 (5.66%) Cisco
7 18 (4.63%) T-Plan
8 17 (4.37%) Juniper
9 14 (3.60%) Nortel
10 11 (2.83%) Progress
11 10 (2.57%) Business Objects
12 9 (2.31%) BT
13 8 (2.06%) EMC
13 8 (2.06%) MicroStrategy
14 7 (1.80%) Facebook
15 6 (1.54%) Twitter
15 6 (1.54%) VMware
15 6 (1.54%) TIBCO
15 6 (1.54%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 5 (1.29%) Oracle
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