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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 243 240 313
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +73
Permanent jobs citing 3G 217 205 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.99% 0.97% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.38% 4.43% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 33 86 80
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.55% +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
4950 4624 5403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.57% 21.83% 23.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3650 3593 4416
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +20 170 £45,000 -13.46% 21
Buckinghamshire -5 23 £24,000 -60.81%
Surrey -18 8 £28,000 -44.00% 2
Hampshire -8 7 £45,000 +28.57% 3
West Sussex - 6 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire +10 2 £45,000 -
Kent -2 1 £47,500 +84.46%
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 257 (71.59%) Telecoms
2 190 (52.92%) 4G
3 184 (51.25%) Broadband
4 179 (49.86%) Internet
5 171 (47.63%) Smartphone
6 123 (34.26%) LTE
7 70 (19.50%) 2G
8 61 (16.99%) Radio Access Network
9 59 (16.43%) Project Management
10 58 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
11 53 (14.76%) Marketing
12 49 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
12 49 (13.65%) Degree
13 41 (11.42%) VoLTE
13 41 (11.42%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 38 (10.58%) SEO
15 34 (9.47%) Microsoft
16 33 (9.19%) Social Media
17 32 (8.91%) Line Management
17 32 (8.91%) Service Delivery
18 31 (8.64%) Firewall
18 31 (8.64%) CMS
19 30 (8.36%) Huawei
20 29 (8.08%) VoIP
20 29 (8.08%) MVNO
20 29 (8.08%) QA
21 28 (7.80%) DNS
21 28 (7.80%) ITIL
22 27 (7.52%) UMTS
23 26 (7.24%) Nokia

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (8.64%) CMS
2 8 (2.23%) SAS
3 7 (1.95%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.84%) IIS
6 2 (0.56%) Lync
6 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (5.57%) MS Excel
1 20 (5.57%) MS Office
2 13 (3.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.39%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.11%) CSG Singleview
2 3 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 190 (52.92%) 4G
2 184 (51.25%) Broadband
3 179 (49.86%) Internet
4 123 (34.26%) LTE
5 70 (19.50%) 2G
6 61 (16.99%) Radio Access Network
7 41 (11.42%) VoLTE
8 31 (8.64%) Firewall
9 29 (8.08%) VoIP
9 29 (8.08%) MVNO
10 28 (7.80%) DNS
11 27 (7.52%) UMTS
12 21 (5.85%) GSM
13 20 (5.57%) MGW
13 20 (5.57%) TCP/IP
14 19 (5.29%) GPRS
14 19 (5.29%) MPLS
14 19 (5.29%) BGP
15 18 (5.01%) OSPF
15 18 (5.01%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.79%) Oracle ODI
1 10 (2.79%) DB2
2 9 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.39%) Big Data
4 4 (1.11%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.84%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.28%) EDMS
6 1 (0.28%) MySQL
6 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.28%) GCC
General
1 257 (71.59%) Telecoms
2 53 (14.76%) Marketing
3 11 (3.06%) Finance
3 11 (3.06%) Electronics
3 11 (3.06%) Billing
4 10 (2.79%) Back Office
5 4 (1.11%) Retail
6 3 (0.84%) French Language
7 2 (0.56%) Military
7 2 (0.56%) Games
8 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (11.98%) Analyst
2 30 (8.36%) Service Manager
3 29 (8.08%) Network Manager
4 25 (6.96%) Design Engineer
5 24 (6.69%) Architect
6 22 (6.13%) Solutions Architect
6 22 (6.13%) Network Operator
7 21 (5.85%) Development Manager
7 21 (5.85%) Architecture Manager
8 19 (5.29%) Consultant
8 19 (5.29%) Technical Design Authority
9 18 (5.01%) QA Analyst
10 15 (4.18%) Network Engineer
10 15 (4.18%) Senior Architect
11 14 (3.90%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 14 (3.90%) Quality Analyst
12 13 (3.62%) Technical Leader
12 13 (3.62%) Delivery Manager
13 12 (3.34%) Senior Design Engineer
13 12 (3.34%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.29%) HTML
2 10 (2.79%) CGI
3 3 (0.84%) MFC
3 3 (0.84%) STL
3 3 (0.84%) Web Services
4 2 (0.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (0.28%) HTML5
5 1 (0.28%) XML
5 1 (0.28%) CSS
5 1 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 171 (47.63%) Smartphone
2 49 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (9.19%) Social Media
4 14 (3.90%) Digital Media
5 10 (2.79%) Mainframe
6 8 (2.23%) Handset
6 8 (2.23%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.67%) Blog
8 5 (1.39%) Physics
8 5 (1.39%) Telematics
8 5 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.11%) Streaming Video
9 4 (1.11%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.84%) Firmware
11 2 (0.56%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.56%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.28%) iPhone
12 1 (0.28%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.41%) Windows
2 17 (4.74%) UNIX
2 17 (4.74%) Linux
3 10 (2.79%) Windows 7
3 10 (2.79%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.67%) Android
6 5 (1.39%) Windows Phone
7 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.84%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.56%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (16.43%) Project Management
2 58 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (10.58%) SEO
4 32 (8.91%) Line Management
4 32 (8.91%) Service Delivery
5 28 (7.80%) ITIL
6 24 (6.69%) Network Architecture
7 21 (5.85%) Web Design
7 21 (5.85%) E-Commerce
7 21 (5.85%) Capacity Management
7 21 (5.85%) Mentoring
8 19 (5.29%) Software Testing
9 18 (5.01%) Service Management
9 18 (5.01%) Validation
10 17 (4.74%) Network Management
11 16 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (4.46%) Change Management
12 12 (3.34%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (3.06%) PRINCE2
13 11 (3.06%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.69%) SQL
2 23 (6.41%) Java
3 19 (5.29%) PowerHouse
4 12 (3.34%) C#
4 12 (3.34%) C++
5 8 (2.23%) Perl
6 6 (1.67%) C
7 5 (1.39%) Embedded C
7 5 (1.39%) Python
8 3 (0.84%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (13.65%) Degree
2 21 (5.85%) HNC
2 21 (5.85%) HND
2 21 (5.85%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (5.29%) CCNP
4 7 (1.95%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.84%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.84%) PMP
7 3 (0.84%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.84%) CCNA
8 2 (0.56%) CCIE
9 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.28%) CCIP
9 1 (0.28%) ISEB
9 1 (0.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.08%) QA
2 19 (5.29%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (6.96%) NDS
2 11 (3.06%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.84%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (2.79%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.84%) SCCM
2 3 (0.84%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (0.56%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.28%) Netcool
Vendors
1 41 (11.42%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 34 (9.47%) Microsoft
3 30 (8.36%) Huawei
4 26 (7.24%) Nokia
5 22 (6.13%) Cisco
6 18 (5.01%) T-Plan
7 17 (4.74%) Juniper
8 14 (3.90%) Ericsson
8 14 (3.90%) Oracle
9 10 (2.79%) Business Objects
10 9 (2.51%) Progress
11 8 (2.23%) BT
11 8 (2.23%) TIBCO
11 8 (2.23%) MicroStrategy
11 8 (2.23%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 8 (2.23%) EMC
12 7 (1.95%) Facebook
12 7 (1.95%) VMware
13 6 (1.67%) Twitter
14 4 (1.11%) Cognos
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