The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of 3Com products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3Com over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the 3Com Corporation.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3Com
Rank 883 847 850
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +3
Permanent jobs citing 3Com 21 14 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.013% 0.036%
As % of the Vendors category 0.039% 0.028% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 28
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £50,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +57.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54231 50236 56405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.46% 47.78% 48.68%
Number of salaries quoted 43003 41177 47170
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

3Com
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3Com within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

3Com Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

3Com
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3Com within the UK.

3Com Salary Trend in the UK

3Com
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3Com over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 within the UK.

3Com Salary Histogram in the UK

3Com
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3Com within the UK over the 3 months to 18 September 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
England -37 21 £35,000 -36.36% 1
London -22 12 £23,500 -37.33%
East of England -15 9 £40,000 -27.27%
Hertfordshire -13 6 £40,000 -27.27%
New Malden - 4 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £23,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £35,000 -
Hitchin - 3 £70,000 -
Luton - 2 - -

3Com
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing 3Com 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 3Com.

1 23 (95.83%) Cisco
2 17 (70.83%) VPN
3 16 (66.67%) WAN
4 15 (62.50%) HP
5 14 (58.33%) Juniper
5 14 (58.33%) Firewall
5 14 (58.33%) LAN
6 12 (50.00%) Wireless
7 11 (45.83%) CheckPoint
8 10 (41.67%) Dell
9 9 (37.50%) MPLS
9 9 (37.50%) OSPF
9 9 (37.50%) BGP
9 9 (37.50%) Ethernet
9 9 (37.50%) Windows
9 9 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
10 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
11 7 (29.17%) Network Security
11 7 (29.17%) Fujitsu
11 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
11 7 (29.17%) Finance
11 7 (29.17%) Retail
11 7 (29.17%) Gigabit Ethernet
11 7 (29.17%) HP APS
11 7 (29.17%) Structured Cabling
11 7 (29.17%) Cisco Prime
11 7 (29.17%) SNMP
11 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
11 7 (29.17%) CCIE

3Com
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing 3Com 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 3Com. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (25.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.33%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) VPN
2 16 (66.67%) WAN
3 14 (58.33%) Firewall
3 14 (58.33%) LAN
4 12 (50.00%) Wireless
5 9 (37.50%) MPLS
5 9 (37.50%) OSPF
5 9 (37.50%) BGP
5 9 (37.50%) Ethernet
5 9 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (29.17%) Network Security
6 7 (29.17%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 7 (29.17%) Structured Cabling
6 7 (29.17%) SNMP
6 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
6 7 (29.17%) DSL
6 7 (29.17%) RSVP
6 7 (29.17%) IPsec
7 2 (8.33%) Junos
7 2 (8.33%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
1 7 (29.17%) Retail
2 5 (20.83%) Aerospace
2 5 (20.83%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Statistics
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) SecurID
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Network Design
3 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) C
1 6 (25.00%) C#
1 6 (25.00%) C++
1 6 (25.00%) PHP
1 6 (25.00%) VBScript
1 6 (25.00%) VB
1 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (29.17%) HP APS
3 7 (29.17%) CCIE
3 7 (29.17%) CCNP
3 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (12.50%) HP ASE
4 3 (12.50%) HP MASE
5 1 (4.17%) MCP
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) pfSense
3 2 (8.33%) ISA Server
3 2 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.17%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco Prime
1 7 (29.17%) OpenView
2 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) Cisco
2 15 (62.50%) HP
3 14 (58.33%) Juniper
4 11 (45.83%) CheckPoint
5 10 (41.67%) Dell
6 7 (29.17%) Fujitsu
6 7 (29.17%) Remedy
6 7 (29.17%) Nokia
7 6 (25.00%) Citrix
7 6 (25.00%) VMware
8 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.50%) NETGEAR
8 3 (12.50%) ProCurve
8 3 (12.50%) Meru Networks
9 2 (8.33%) F5
9 2 (8.33%) Spiceworks
9 2 (8.33%) Aruba
9 2 (8.33%) SonicWALL
9 2 (8.33%) Brocade
9 2 (8.33%) Symantec