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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 437 445 428
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 11 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.057% 0.091% 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.41% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 10
Average salary £60,000 £43,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -15.53%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £43,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -20.90%
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
4000 4627 4319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.79% 22.17% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3391 3566 3384
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -22 6 £60,000 +37.93%
Hampshire - 3 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £47,500 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
3GPP
England

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 18 (60.00%) Network Design
2 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (56.67%) Telecoms
3 13 (43.33%) Linux
4 12 (40.00%) WLAN
4 12 (40.00%) Cisco
4 12 (40.00%) CCIE
4 12 (40.00%) CCNP
4 12 (40.00%) SAN
4 12 (40.00%) Migration
4 12 (40.00%) Diameter Protocol
4 12 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 11 (36.67%) MVNO
5 11 (36.67%) LTE
5 11 (36.67%) Web Services
6 8 (26.67%) Debian
6 8 (26.67%) Fedora
6 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
6 8 (26.67%) Network Security
6 8 (26.67%) Ubuntu
7 7 (23.33%) Degree
8 6 (20.00%) Performance Management
8 6 (20.00%) Fault Management
8 6 (20.00%) Billing
8 6 (20.00%) eTOM
8 6 (20.00%) CRM
8 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (20.00%) Data Mining
8 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (16.67%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 12 (40.00%) SAN
1 12 (40.00%) WLAN
2 11 (36.67%) LTE
2 11 (36.67%) MVNO
3 8 (26.67%) Network Security
4 5 (16.67%) DNS
4 5 (16.67%) Firewall
4 5 (16.67%) LAN
4 5 (16.67%) TETRA
4 5 (16.67%) UMTS
4 5 (16.67%) WAN
5 4 (13.33%) Wireless
6 3 (10.00%) 3G
6 3 (10.00%) WiMAX
7 2 (6.67%) 4G
7 2 (6.67%) CDMA
7 2 (6.67%) ISUP
7 2 (6.67%) MGW
7 2 (6.67%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Data Mining
1 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) CppUnit
1 1 (3.33%) Hudson
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 17 (56.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (20.00%) Billing
3 2 (6.67%) Electronics
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Network Engineer
2 12 (40.00%) Architect
3 8 (26.67%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Security Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) BSS Architect
4 6 (20.00%) OSS Architect
5 5 (16.67%) Chief Architect
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Team Leader
6 4 (13.33%) WLAN Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) RF Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Network Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Network Support
8 1 (3.33%) Switch Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Telecoms Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Telecoms Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Wireless Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (3.33%) POSIX
2 1 (3.33%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) Debian
2 8 (26.67%) Fedora
2 8 (26.67%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (3.33%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Network Design
2 12 (40.00%) Migration
3 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (20.00%) CRM
3 6 (20.00%) eTOM
3 6 (20.00%) Fault Management
3 6 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 5 (16.67%) BPMN
4 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (16.67%) High Availability
4 5 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 5 (16.67%) UML
5 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.67%) Presales
6 1 (3.33%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (40.00%) CCIE
2 12 (40.00%) CCNP
3 7 (23.33%) Degree
4 5 (16.67%) CCNA
4 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco
2 8 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) Dialogic
3 1 (3.33%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Sybase
3 1 (3.33%) Tieto