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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 234 241 227
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs citing 3G 17 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.48% 0.82% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 9
Average salary £38,500 £27,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -40.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £31,700 £50,600
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
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
1145 1100 1000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.23% 17.80% 17.35%
Number of salaries quoted 981 919 774
Average salary £38,500 £35,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.45% -7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,325
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3G across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

3G Salary Histogram 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 29 April 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
Gloucestershire +10 8 £38,500 +71.11%
Bristol -1 5 £45,000 +42.85% 1
Cornwall - 2 £47,000 -
Dorset - 2 £52,500 - 1
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 12 (54.55%) 4G
2 9 (40.91%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (40.91%) HTTP
2 9 (40.91%) HTTPS
2 9 (40.91%) Information Security Management
2 9 (40.91%) Security Management
2 9 (40.91%) 2G
2 9 (40.91%) Information Security
3 8 (36.36%) LTE
4 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
4 5 (22.73%) Windows
4 5 (22.73%) Linux
4 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 4 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.64%) High Availability
6 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (13.64%) C
6 3 (13.64%) C++
6 3 (13.64%) GSM
6 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.64%) WLAN
6 3 (13.64%) Unix
6 3 (13.64%) WCDMA
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco
6 3 (13.64%) Migration
6 3 (13.64%) Device Driver
6 3 (13.64%) Network Design
6 3 (13.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (9.09%) ZABBIX

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (9.09%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (9.09%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) 4G
2 9 (40.91%) 2G
2 9 (40.91%) HTTP
2 9 (40.91%) HTTPS
3 8 (36.36%) LTE
4 4 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (13.64%) GSM
5 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.64%) WCDMA
5 3 (13.64%) WLAN
6 2 (9.09%) 3GPP
6 2 (9.09%) ADSL
6 2 (9.09%) LAN
6 2 (9.09%) SSH
6 2 (9.09%) VPN
6 2 (9.09%) WAN
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (4.55%) RANAP
7 1 (4.55%) SIGTRAN
7 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Designer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Designer
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Support
4 2 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (9.09%) OpenRasta
1 2 (9.09%) RESTful
1 2 (9.09%) Sensu
1 2 (9.09%) ServiceStack
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Device Driver
1 3 (13.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Cybersecurity
1 9 (40.91%) Information Security
1 9 (40.91%) Information Security Management
1 9 (40.91%) Security Management
2 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (13.64%) High Availability
3 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Network Design
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) API Development
4 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.09%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C
1 3 (13.64%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CCNA
1 1 (4.55%) CCNP
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Grafana
1 2 (9.09%) Graphite
1 2 (9.09%) HAProxy
1 2 (9.09%) logstash
1 2 (9.09%) Nagios
1 2 (9.09%) ZABBIX
1 2 (9.09%) Zenoss
2 1 (4.55%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) Incapsula
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Nortel
3 1 (4.55%) Actix
3 1 (4.55%) Avaya
3 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.55%) Ericsson
3 1 (4.55%) Huawei
3 1 (4.55%) Juniper
3 1 (4.55%) Nokia
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