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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 225 236 310
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +74
Permanent jobs citing 3G 241 219 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.10% 1.05% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.85% 4.81% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 34 94 87
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,050 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £47,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-22.87% +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
4974 4552 5265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.75% 21.74% 23.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3661 3547 4272
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 £62,500 £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 2 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 2 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 +21 196 £57,500 +10.57% 18
Buckinghamshire -13 21 £24,000 -60.00% 1
Surrey -34 8 £28,000 -44.00%
Hampshire -7 7 £45,000 +28.57% 3
West Sussex - 7 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire +6 1 £45,000 -
Kent -11 1 £47,500 +84.46%
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 273 (72.80%) Telecoms
2 196 (52.27%) Broadband
3 194 (51.73%) 4G
4 193 (51.47%) Internet
5 186 (49.60%) Smartphone
6 134 (35.73%) LTE
7 74 (19.73%) 2G
8 62 (16.53%) Radio Access Network
9 58 (15.47%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (15.47%) Project Management
10 56 (14.93%) Marketing
11 54 (14.40%) Degree
12 48 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
13 46 (12.27%) VoLTE
13 46 (12.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 38 (10.13%) SEO
15 37 (9.87%) Service Delivery
16 36 (9.60%) Nokia
17 35 (9.33%) Line Management
18 33 (8.80%) MVNO
18 33 (8.80%) Social Media
18 33 (8.80%) Microsoft
18 33 (8.80%) QA
19 32 (8.53%) Huawei
19 32 (8.53%) UMTS
20 31 (8.27%) Firewall
20 31 (8.27%) CMS
21 29 (7.73%) VoIP
21 29 (7.73%) NDS
22 27 (7.20%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 (8.27%) CMS
2 8 (2.13%) SAS
3 7 (1.87%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.80%) IIS
6 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.53%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (5.33%) MS Office
2 19 (5.07%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.33%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.07%) CSG Singleview
2 3 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 196 (52.27%) Broadband
2 194 (51.73%) 4G
3 193 (51.47%) Internet
4 134 (35.73%) LTE
5 74 (19.73%) 2G
6 62 (16.53%) Radio Access Network
7 46 (12.27%) VoLTE
8 33 (8.80%) MVNO
9 32 (8.53%) UMTS
10 31 (8.27%) Firewall
11 29 (7.73%) VoIP
12 27 (7.20%) DNS
13 26 (6.93%) GSM
14 23 (6.13%) Wireless
15 22 (5.87%) MGW
16 19 (5.07%) TCP/IP
16 19 (5.07%) BGP
17 18 (4.80%) GPRS
17 18 (4.80%) MPLS
17 18 (4.80%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.67%) DB2
1 10 (2.67%) Oracle ODI
2 9 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.33%) Big Data
4 3 (0.80%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.80%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.27%) GCC
General
1 273 (72.80%) Telecoms
2 56 (14.93%) Marketing
3 15 (4.00%) Back Office
4 12 (3.20%) Electronics
5 11 (2.93%) Finance
6 8 (2.13%) Billing
7 4 (1.07%) Retail
8 3 (0.80%) Military
8 3 (0.80%) French Language
9 2 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (11.47%) Analyst
2 28 (7.47%) Service Manager
3 25 (6.67%) Network Manager
4 23 (6.13%) Design Engineer
4 23 (6.13%) Architect
4 23 (6.13%) Technical Design Authority
5 22 (5.87%) Solutions Architect
5 22 (5.87%) Network Operator
6 21 (5.60%) Development Manager
6 21 (5.60%) Architecture Manager
7 18 (4.80%) QA Analyst
7 18 (4.80%) Consultant
8 16 (4.27%) Network Engineer
8 16 (4.27%) Technical Leader
9 14 (3.73%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 14 (3.73%) Delivery Manager
9 14 (3.73%) Quality Analyst
9 14 (3.73%) Senior Architect
10 12 (3.20%) Team Leader
10 12 (3.20%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.07%) HTML
2 10 (2.67%) CGI
3 3 (0.80%) MFC
3 3 (0.80%) STL
3 3 (0.80%) Web Services
4 2 (0.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (0.27%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.27%) HTML5
5 1 (0.27%) XML
5 1 (0.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 186 (49.60%) Smartphone
2 48 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (8.80%) Social Media
4 14 (3.73%) Digital Media
5 10 (2.67%) Mainframe
5 10 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.60%) Blog
6 6 (1.60%) Handset
7 5 (1.33%) Physics
7 5 (1.33%) Telematics
7 5 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.07%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.07%) Streaming Video
9 3 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.80%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.53%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.53%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.27%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.27%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.40%) UNIX
2 22 (5.87%) Windows
3 21 (5.60%) Linux
4 9 (2.40%) Windows 7
4 9 (2.40%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.07%) Windows Phone
6 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.07%) Android
7 3 (0.80%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.53%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (15.47%) Project Management
1 58 (15.47%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (10.13%) SEO
3 37 (9.87%) Service Delivery
4 35 (9.33%) Line Management
5 25 (6.67%) ITIL
6 24 (6.40%) Network Architecture
7 23 (6.13%) Capacity Management
8 21 (5.60%) Mentoring
8 21 (5.60%) E-Commerce
8 21 (5.60%) Web Design
9 19 (5.07%) Software Testing
10 18 (4.80%) Service Management
11 17 (4.53%) Network Management
12 16 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (4.27%) Validation
13 14 (3.73%) Change Management
14 12 (3.20%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (3.20%) Product Management
15 11 (2.93%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.40%) SQL
2 23 (6.13%) Java
3 19 (5.07%) PowerHouse
4 12 (3.20%) C#
4 12 (3.20%) C++
5 8 (2.13%) Perl
5 8 (2.13%) C
6 5 (1.33%) Python
6 5 (1.33%) Embedded C
7 3 (0.80%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.27%) PHP
8 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 54 (14.40%) Degree
2 23 (6.13%) HNC
2 23 (6.13%) HND
3 21 (5.60%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (5.07%) CCNP
5 8 (2.13%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.07%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.80%) PMP
8 3 (0.80%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.80%) CCNA
9 2 (0.53%) CCIE
10 1 (0.27%) CCIP
10 1 (0.27%) ISEB
10 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.80%) QA
2 22 (5.87%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (7.73%) NDS
2 11 (2.93%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.80%) Terminal Services
3 3 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (2.67%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.80%) SCCM
2 3 (0.80%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (0.53%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.53%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.27%) Netcool
4 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (12.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 36 (9.60%) Nokia
3 33 (8.80%) Microsoft
4 32 (8.53%) Huawei
5 22 (5.87%) Cisco
6 19 (5.07%) Ericsson
7 18 (4.80%) T-Plan
8 17 (4.53%) Juniper
9 13 (3.47%) Oracle
10 10 (2.67%) Business Objects
10 10 (2.67%) Progress
11 8 (2.13%) BT
11 8 (2.13%) EMC
11 8 (2.13%) MicroStrategy
12 7 (1.87%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 7 (1.87%) TIBCO
12 7 (1.87%) Facebook
13 6 (1.60%) Twitter
13 6 (1.60%) VMware
13 6 (1.60%) Nortel
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