The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP 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 3GPP over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 433 403 399
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -4
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 8 32 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.038% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.70% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 31
Average salary £43,500 £51,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.53% +8.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £50,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +1.50%
3GPP
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
4531 4560 5196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.75% 20.50% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3469 3535 4129
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3GPP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

3GPP
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3GPP across the South East region.

3GPP Salary Trend in the South East

3GPP
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 3GPP within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 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 -25 4 £43,500 -15.53% 2
Hampshire - 4 - - 3
3GPP
England

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing 3GPP 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 3GPP.

1 35 (74.47%) Wireless
2 34 (72.34%) Telecoms
3 32 (68.09%) GPRS
4 31 (65.96%) WCDMA
5 26 (55.32%) Windows
6 24 (51.06%) Sybase
6 24 (51.06%) UNIX
7 20 (42.55%) Huawei
8 17 (36.17%) GGSN
9 16 (34.04%) SIGTRAN
9 16 (34.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 16 (34.04%) UMTS
9 16 (34.04%) Ericsson
9 16 (34.04%) SS7
10 15 (31.91%) GSM
10 15 (31.91%) SGSN
11 14 (29.79%) Marketing
12 11 (23.40%) LTE
13 10 (21.28%) MGW
13 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
14 9 (19.15%) NGN
15 8 (17.02%) Megaco
15 8 (17.02%) ISUP
15 8 (17.02%) ISDN
15 8 (17.02%) PSTN
15 8 (17.02%) Windows 2000
15 8 (17.02%) Windows NT
15 8 (17.02%) ATM
15 8 (17.02%) CDMA
16 6 (12.77%) IPv6

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing 3GPP 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 3GPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 35 (74.47%) Wireless
2 32 (68.09%) GPRS
3 31 (65.96%) WCDMA
4 17 (36.17%) GGSN
5 16 (34.04%) SS7
5 16 (34.04%) UMTS
5 16 (34.04%) SIGTRAN
6 15 (31.91%) GSM
6 15 (31.91%) SGSN
7 11 (23.40%) LTE
8 10 (21.28%) MGW
9 9 (19.15%) NGN
10 8 (17.02%) Megaco
10 8 (17.02%) ISUP
10 8 (17.02%) ISDN
10 8 (17.02%) PSTN
10 8 (17.02%) ATM
10 8 (17.02%) CDMA
11 6 (12.77%) IPv6
12 5 (10.64%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
General
1 34 (72.34%) Telecoms
2 14 (29.79%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) CS Core Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Technical Support Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Technical Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Technical Support
4 5 (10.64%) Network Security Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Security Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Network Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Core Network Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Research Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Test Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Product Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.13%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Economics
2 1 (2.13%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 26 (55.32%) Windows
2 24 (51.06%) UNIX
3 8 (17.02%) Windows 2000
3 8 (17.02%) Windows NT
4 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.64%) SWOT Analysis
1 5 (10.64%) Network Design
1 5 (10.64%) Network Architecture
2 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing
2 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.26%) Regression Testing
3 2 (4.26%) Software Testing
4 1 (2.13%) Business Development
4 1 (2.13%) WFM
4 1 (2.13%) Workforce Management Optimization
4 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.13%) Test Scripting
4 1 (2.13%) V-Model
4 1 (2.13%) Supplier Management
4 1 (2.13%) Performance Testing
4 1 (2.13%) Stress Testing
4 1 (2.13%) Security Testing
4 1 (2.13%) Waterfall
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) SQL
1 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) CCIE
1 5 (10.64%) CCNP
1 5 (10.64%) CCDP
1 5 (10.64%) CISSP
1 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (10.64%) JNCIE
2 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (6.38%) Iperf
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) Sybase
2 20 (42.55%) Huawei
3 16 (34.04%) Ericsson
3 16 (34.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.38%) HP
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco
6 2 (4.26%) Mitel
6 2 (4.26%) Panasonic
7 1 (2.13%) Empirix