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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 235 227 207
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -20
Permanent jobs citing 3G 10 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.14% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.97% 0.86% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 13
Average salary £24,000 £42,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.52% +28.78%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.63% +5.55%
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
1029 925 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.39% 15.88% 21.14%
Number of salaries quoted 879 710 1033
Average salary £39,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Bristol +4 9 £24,000 -50.00%
Dorset - 1 £38,000 -
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (86.11%) Telecoms
2 30 (83.33%) 2G
2 30 (83.33%) LTE
2 30 (83.33%) 4G
3 4 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (8.33%) LAN
5 2 (5.56%) Windows
5 2 (5.56%) ADSL
5 2 (5.56%) GSM
5 2 (5.56%) DHCP
5 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
5 2 (5.56%) DNS
5 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
5 2 (5.56%) Internet
5 2 (5.56%) Firewall
5 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.56%) VLAN
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL
6 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.78%) ERP
6 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.78%) Bluetooth
6 1 (2.78%) 3GPP
6 1 (2.78%) VoIP
6 1 (2.78%) VPN
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.78%) IPv6
6 1 (2.78%) CCNP

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 30 (83.33%) 2G
1 30 (83.33%) LTE
1 30 (83.33%) 4G
2 4 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (8.33%) LAN
4 2 (5.56%) ADSL
4 2 (5.56%) DHCP
4 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
4 2 (5.56%) DNS
4 2 (5.56%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) Internet
4 2 (5.56%) GSM
4 2 (5.56%) VLAN
5 1 (2.78%) Multicast
5 1 (2.78%) MPLS
5 1 (2.78%) OSPF
5 1 (2.78%) BGP
5 1 (2.78%) VRRP
5 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
General
1 31 (86.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Coordinator
1 21 (58.33%) Project Coordinator
2 8 (22.22%) Project Engineer
3 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Network Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) Support Technician
4 1 (2.78%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (2.78%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) IT Support
4 1 (2.78%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Handset
1 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (2.78%) Software Architecture
2 1 (2.78%) Test Strategy
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL
2 1 (2.78%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) CCNP
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.78%) Citrix
1 1 (2.78%) Ericsson
1 1 (2.78%) Lotus
1 1 (2.78%) VMware