The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 238 222 170
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -52
Permanent jobs citing 3G 9 14 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.24% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 1.40% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 46
Average salary £27,500 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.86% -2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £30,625
10% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £51,700 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -4.49%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1062 997 1062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.23% 17.21% 19.43%
Number of salaries quoted 897 780 900
Average salary £37,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £27,127
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

3G
Salary Trend in the South West

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

3G Salary Trend in the South West

3G
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Gloucestershire - 6 £22,500 -
Bristol +2 2 £31,500 -13.69%
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 11 (68.75%) Telecoms
2 10 (62.50%) LTE
3 8 (50.00%) 2G
4 7 (43.75%) 4G
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) SAN
7 3 (18.75%) SS7
7 3 (18.75%) VMware
7 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
7 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (18.75%) MS Office
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) HP
7 3 (18.75%) Dell
7 3 (18.75%) EMC
7 3 (18.75%) GPRS
7 3 (18.75%) GSM
7 3 (18.75%) PSTN
7 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) LTE
2 8 (50.00%) 2G
3 7 (43.75%) 4G
4 3 (18.75%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) SAN
4 3 (18.75%) SS7
4 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (18.75%) GPRS
4 3 (18.75%) GSM
4 3 (18.75%) PSTN
5 2 (12.50%) VoIP
5 2 (12.50%) Bluetooth
5 2 (12.50%) DHCP
5 2 (12.50%) Wireless
5 2 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (6.25%) 2.5G
6 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
6 1 (6.25%) WAN
6 1 (6.25%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (68.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Coordinator
1 6 (37.50%) Project Coordinator
2 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Project Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Support
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Developer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) PDA
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) ERP
1 2 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) C++
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) HP
1 3 (18.75%) Dell
1 3 (18.75%) EMC
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Mitel
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