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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 402 442 423
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -19
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 39 9 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.042% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 0.20% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 19
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +10.52%
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
4869 4602 5474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.28% 21.25% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3627 3536 4585
Average salary £40,250 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.29% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 +36 39 £35,000 -36.36%
3GPP
England

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 45 (78.95%) Telecoms
2 39 (68.42%) Wireless
3 33 (57.89%) GPRS
4 32 (56.14%) WCDMA
5 26 (45.61%) Windows
6 25 (43.86%) Marketing
7 24 (42.11%) Sybase
7 24 (42.11%) UNIX
8 22 (38.60%) Huawei
9 19 (33.33%) UMTS
9 19 (33.33%) LTE
10 18 (31.58%) GSM
11 17 (29.82%) IPv6
11 17 (29.82%) Network Architecture
11 17 (29.82%) Network Security
12 16 (28.07%) Economics
12 16 (28.07%) Software-Defined Networking
12 16 (28.07%) SWOT Analysis
12 16 (28.07%) GGSN
12 16 (28.07%) SS7
13 15 (26.32%) SGSN
13 15 (26.32%) SIGTRAN
13 15 (26.32%) Ericsson
13 15 (26.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
15 10 (17.54%) ISDN
15 10 (17.54%) PSTN
15 10 (17.54%) ATM
15 10 (17.54%) CDMA
15 10 (17.54%) MGW

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 39 (68.42%) Wireless
2 33 (57.89%) GPRS
3 32 (56.14%) WCDMA
4 19 (33.33%) UMTS
4 19 (33.33%) LTE
5 18 (31.58%) GSM
6 17 (29.82%) IPv6
6 17 (29.82%) Network Security
7 16 (28.07%) GGSN
7 16 (28.07%) SS7
7 16 (28.07%) Software-Defined Networking
8 15 (26.32%) SGSN
8 15 (26.32%) SIGTRAN
9 10 (17.54%) ISDN
9 10 (17.54%) PSTN
9 10 (17.54%) ATM
9 10 (17.54%) CDMA
9 10 (17.54%) MGW
10 9 (15.79%) Megaco
10 9 (15.79%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
General
1 45 (78.95%) Telecoms
2 25 (43.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Architect
1 16 (28.07%) Security Architect
1 16 (28.07%) Network Architect
1 16 (28.07%) Network Security Architect
2 11 (19.30%) CS Core Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Network Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) Core Network Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Technical Support Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Technical Support
6 4 (7.02%) Product Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Network Operator
8 2 (3.51%) Systems Test Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Network Support
8 2 (3.51%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) Analyst
9 1 (1.75%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Economics
2 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.75%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (45.61%) Windows
2 24 (42.11%) UNIX
3 9 (15.79%) Windows 2000
3 9 (15.79%) Windows NT
4 2 (3.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Network Architecture
2 16 (28.07%) SWOT Analysis
3 6 (10.53%) Network Design
4 4 (7.02%) Business Development
5 2 (3.51%) Software Testing
5 2 (3.51%) Regression Testing
6 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.75%) Supplier Management
6 1 (1.75%) Project Management
6 1 (1.75%) WFM
6 1 (1.75%) Workforce Management Optimization
6 1 (1.75%) Performance Testing
6 1 (1.75%) Stress Testing
6 1 (1.75%) Security Testing
6 1 (1.75%) Integration Testing
6 1 (1.75%) Test Scripting
6 1 (1.75%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.75%) V-Model
6 1 (1.75%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) SQL
1 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) CCIE
1 6 (10.53%) CCNP
1 6 (10.53%) CCDP
1 6 (10.53%) CISSP
1 6 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (10.53%) JNCIE
2 2 (3.51%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 24 (42.11%) Sybase
2 22 (38.60%) Huawei
3 15 (26.32%) Ericsson
3 15 (26.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) Empirix
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco
6 1 (1.75%) Mitel
6 1 (1.75%) Panasonic