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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 431 421 422
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 12 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.054% 0.082% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.37% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 20
Average salary £61,250 £53,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.56% +15.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £43,450 £39,200
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £59,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £54,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +20.00%
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
4919 4870 5331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.09% 22.27% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3670 3783 4369
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3GPP across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

3GPP Salary Histogram 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 20 August 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 -11 11 £52,500 -2.77% 3
Buckinghamshire - 1 £70,000 - 1
3GPP
England

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 20 (74.07%) Telecoms
2 17 (62.96%) Marketing
3 16 (59.26%) GSM
3 16 (59.26%) UMTS
4 15 (55.56%) WCDMA
4 15 (55.56%) GPRS
4 15 (55.56%) Wireless
5 12 (44.44%) GGSN
5 12 (44.44%) SGSN
5 12 (44.44%) LTE
6 8 (29.63%) Network Architecture
7 7 (25.93%) Network Security
8 6 (22.22%) IPv6
8 6 (22.22%) SWOT Analysis
8 6 (22.22%) Economics
8 6 (22.22%) Software-Defined Networking
9 5 (18.52%) Huawei
9 5 (18.52%) ATM
9 5 (18.52%) CDMA
9 5 (18.52%) ISDN
9 5 (18.52%) PSTN
10 4 (14.81%) Sybase
10 4 (14.81%) UNIX
10 4 (14.81%) Windows
10 4 (14.81%) Windows 2000
10 4 (14.81%) Windows NT
10 4 (14.81%) Megaco
10 4 (14.81%) ISUP
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
11 3 (11.11%) 4G

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 16 (59.26%) GSM
1 16 (59.26%) UMTS
2 15 (55.56%) WCDMA
2 15 (55.56%) Wireless
2 15 (55.56%) GPRS
3 12 (44.44%) GGSN
3 12 (44.44%) SGSN
3 12 (44.44%) LTE
4 7 (25.93%) Network Security
5 6 (22.22%) Software-Defined Networking
5 6 (22.22%) IPv6
6 5 (18.52%) ATM
6 5 (18.52%) CDMA
6 5 (18.52%) ISDN
6 5 (18.52%) PSTN
7 4 (14.81%) Megaco
7 4 (14.81%) ISUP
8 3 (11.11%) 3G
8 3 (11.11%) VoLTE
8 3 (11.11%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 20 (74.07%) Telecoms
2 17 (62.96%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Network Engineer
1 10 (37.04%) Support Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Core Network Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Architect
4 6 (22.22%) Security Architect
4 6 (22.22%) Network Architect
4 6 (22.22%) Network Security Architect
5 5 (18.52%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Technical Support
5 5 (18.52%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Network Support
7 3 (11.11%) Network Operator
8 2 (7.41%) Switch Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Design Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Voice Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Product Application Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (3.70%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Economics
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) UNIX
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
1 4 (14.81%) Windows 2000
1 4 (14.81%) Windows NT
2 1 (3.70%) Solaris
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Network Architecture
2 6 (22.22%) SWOT Analysis
3 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.70%) Product Management
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.70%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) CCNA
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Huawei
2 4 (14.81%) Sybase
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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