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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 378 302 271
Rank change year-on-year
-76 -31
Permanent jobs citing 3G 63 171 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.75% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.43% 3.41% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 26 38 58
Average salary £45,000 £40,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.42% -18.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £29,422
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
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
4410 5010 5174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.25% 21.91% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3530 3806 4049
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -79 46 £67,500 +75.32% 3
Surrey +6 7 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Buckinghamshire -22 5 £45,000 +87.50% 2
Kent - 3 £30,000 -
East Sussex +10 1 £40,000 +116.21%
Hampshire +1 1 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 88 (58.67%) 4G
2 84 (56.00%) Telecoms
3 67 (44.67%) 2G
4 47 (31.33%) MPLS
5 44 (29.33%) Cisco
6 43 (28.67%) Radio Access Network
7 42 (28.00%) LTE
8 35 (23.33%) TCP/IP
9 32 (21.33%) Degree
10 29 (19.33%) BGP
11 28 (18.67%) OSPF
11 28 (18.67%) Wireless
12 26 (17.33%) Juniper
12 26 (17.33%) Broadband
12 26 (17.33%) GSM
13 24 (16.00%) Internet
13 24 (16.00%) Firewall
14 23 (15.33%) Cisco Certification
14 23 (15.33%) Ethernet
15 22 (14.67%) Ericsson
16 21 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (14.00%) Smartphone
17 20 (13.33%) SLA
17 20 (13.33%) CCNP
18 19 (12.67%) UMTS
19 18 (12.00%) RIP
19 18 (12.00%) Huawei
20 16 (10.67%) Network Security
20 16 (10.67%) Capacity Planning
20 16 (10.67%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (1.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.67%) WorkSite
2 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.67%) Apache
2 1 (0.67%) MTS
2 1 (0.67%) IIS
2 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (5.33%) MS Office
2 4 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.33%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 88 (58.67%) 4G
2 67 (44.67%) 2G
3 47 (31.33%) MPLS
4 43 (28.67%) Radio Access Network
5 42 (28.00%) LTE
6 35 (23.33%) TCP/IP
7 29 (19.33%) BGP
8 28 (18.67%) OSPF
8 28 (18.67%) Wireless
9 26 (17.33%) Broadband
9 26 (17.33%) GSM
10 24 (16.00%) Internet
10 24 (16.00%) Firewall
11 23 (15.33%) Ethernet
12 19 (12.67%) UMTS
13 18 (12.00%) RIP
14 16 (10.67%) Network Security
15 15 (10.00%) DNS
16 13 (8.67%) Wi-Fi
17 12 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.67%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.67%) Big Data
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.67%) MySQL
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.67%) UniData
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 84 (56.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.33%) Finance
3 6 (4.00%) Back Office
4 5 (3.33%) Legal
4 5 (3.33%) Electronics
4 5 (3.33%) Billing
5 4 (2.67%) Retail
6 3 (2.00%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.00%) Games
7 1 (0.67%) French Language
7 1 (0.67%) German Language
7 1 (0.67%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 33 (22.00%) Network Engineer
2 14 (9.33%) Network Support
2 14 (9.33%) Support Engineer
3 10 (6.67%) Technical Leader
4 9 (6.00%) Security Engineer
5 7 (4.67%) IP Engineer
5 7 (4.67%) Head of Capacity Planning
5 7 (4.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (4.67%) Support Team Leader
5 7 (4.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 7 (4.67%) Team Leader
5 7 (4.67%) Network Team Leader
6 6 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 6 (4.00%) Design Engineer
6 6 (4.00%) Research Engineer
6 6 (4.00%) Designer
7 5 (3.33%) Transmission Engineer
7 5 (3.33%) Transmission Planning Engineer
7 5 (3.33%) Senior Manager
7 5 (3.33%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.67%) .NET
2 3 (2.00%) HTML5
2 3 (2.00%) HTML
3 2 (1.33%) J2EE
3 2 (1.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.33%) CSS
3 2 (1.33%) SOAP
3 2 (1.33%) Web Services
3 2 (1.33%) REST
4 1 (0.67%) RESTful
4 1 (0.67%) WCF
4 1 (0.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.67%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.00%) Smartphone
2 14 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (2.67%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.00%) iPhone
6 3 (2.00%) PKI
6 3 (2.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.00%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.00%) Handset
6 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.33%) PMI
7 2 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.33%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.67%) Telematics
8 1 (0.67%) iPad
8 1 (0.67%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.67%) GIS
8 1 (0.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.67%) Linux
2 12 (8.00%) Windows
3 9 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (5.33%) UNIX
5 7 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.67%) Android
7 3 (2.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.33%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.67%) CentOS
9 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (10.67%) Capacity Planning
3 15 (10.00%) Network Design
4 11 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (7.33%) ITIL
4 11 (7.33%) Project Management
5 10 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (5.33%) DNA
6 8 (5.33%) Network Management
7 7 (4.67%) Capacity Management
7 7 (4.67%) Validation
7 7 (4.67%) Network Planning
7 7 (4.67%) Strategic Planning
8 6 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (4.00%) Performance Management
9 5 (3.33%) OpenUP
9 5 (3.33%) WAN Optimisation
9 5 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (3.33%) Migration
9 5 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.33%) SQL
2 5 (3.33%) Python
2 5 (3.33%) C
3 4 (2.67%) Perl
4 3 (2.00%) Ada
4 3 (2.00%) C#
4 3 (2.00%) C++
4 3 (2.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.33%) MATLAB
5 2 (1.33%) Java
5 2 (1.33%) F#
5 2 (1.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.67%) PHP5
6 1 (0.67%) VC++
6 1 (0.67%) PHP
6 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 32 (21.33%) Degree
2 23 (15.33%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (13.33%) CCNP
4 10 (6.67%) CISSP
5 9 (6.00%) CCSA
5 9 (6.00%) CCSE
6 6 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.33%) CCIP
7 5 (3.33%) JNCIS
8 4 (2.67%) CCNA
8 4 (2.67%) MCP
9 3 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (2.00%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.67%) PhD
11 1 (0.67%) PMP
11 1 (0.67%) CCIE
11 1 (0.67%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.33%) SLA
2 3 (2.00%) QA
2 3 (2.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.67%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.33%) FreeRADIUS
2 4 (2.67%) Firmware
3 3 (2.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (2.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.33%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (6.00%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.33%) Nagios
2 5 (3.33%) Netcool
3 3 (2.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (2.00%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (1.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.67%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 44 (29.33%) Cisco
2 26 (17.33%) Juniper
3 22 (14.67%) Ericsson
4 18 (12.00%) Huawei
5 15 (10.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 15 (10.00%) F5
6 10 (6.67%) Amdocs
7 9 (6.00%) CheckPoint
8 8 (5.33%) Remedy
8 8 (5.33%) Microsoft
9 7 (4.67%) Nortel
9 7 (4.67%) Nokia
10 6 (4.00%) Cramer
11 5 (3.33%) Oracle
11 5 (3.33%) BT
11 5 (3.33%) ION Trading
12 3 (2.00%) Barracuda Networks
12 3 (2.00%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.00%) Avaya
12 3 (2.00%) Citrix
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