The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 211 172 179
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +7
Permanent jobs citing 3G 14 48 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.89% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.39% 4.59% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 46 33
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,375 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £51,700 £58,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1004 1046 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.31% 19.44% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 780 887 823
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,127 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
3G
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -7 6 - - 1
Bristol -2 5 £36,500 -14.11% 3
Devon - 3 £46,500 -
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England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (60.00%) Internet
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) 4G
3 10 (50.00%) Linux
4 9 (45.00%) DNS
4 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (40.00%) Python
5 8 (40.00%) C
5 8 (40.00%) LTE
6 7 (35.00%) IPsec
7 6 (30.00%) 2G
7 6 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (30.00%) C++
7 6 (30.00%) UNIX
7 6 (30.00%) DHCP
7 6 (30.00%) SAN
7 6 (30.00%) CA
7 6 (30.00%) JIRA
7 6 (30.00%) Subversion
7 6 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (25.00%) Degree
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) VPN
8 5 (25.00%) ADSL
8 5 (25.00%) Wireless
9 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
9 4 (20.00%) Validation
9 4 (20.00%) Perl
9 4 (20.00%) WCDMA

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Internet
2 11 (55.00%) 4G
3 9 (45.00%) DNS
3 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (40.00%) LTE
5 7 (35.00%) IPsec
6 6 (30.00%) 2G
6 6 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (30.00%) DHCP
6 6 (30.00%) SAN
7 5 (25.00%) VPN
7 5 (25.00%) ADSL
7 5 (25.00%) Wireless
8 4 (20.00%) WCDMA
8 4 (20.00%) HTTP
9 3 (15.00%) NGN
9 3 (15.00%) SHDSL
9 3 (15.00%) Wireless Security
9 3 (15.00%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (15.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) JIRA
1 6 (30.00%) Subversion
2 2 (10.00%) Valgrind
2 2 (10.00%) CppUnit
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Advertising
4 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Development Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) Senior Development Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Network Support
3 4 (20.00%) RF Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior RF Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Network Team Leader
4 3 (15.00%) Team Leader
4 3 (15.00%) Support Team Leader
4 3 (15.00%) Product Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Test Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Programme Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) PDA
3 1 (5.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Validation
2 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Product Management
3 2 (10.00%) Scrum
3 2 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Python
1 8 (40.00%) C
2 6 (30.00%) C++
3 4 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) Postgraduate
2 3 (15.00%) MBA
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) CA
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) Broadcom
5 3 (15.00%) Siebel
6 2 (10.00%) Perforce
Bristol, Avon
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Good
Posted: 6 days ago