The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 537 532 636
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +104
Permanent jobs citing 3G 390 379 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.36% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% 2.04% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 183 214 207
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +12.50%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20603 18575 21971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.00% 17.41% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 15126 17980
Average salary £43,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

3G
Jobs Demand Trend

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

3G
Salary Trend

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

3G Salary Trend in the UK

3G
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3G over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

3G Salary Histogram in the UK

3G
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the UK over the 3 months to 19 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 -2 389 £40,000 -11.11% 42
South East +3 218 £45,000 -10.00% 24
Berkshire +24 171 £45,000 -13.46% 19
London +1 80 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Maidenhead +38 77 - - 2
Reading +5 71 £26,500 -47.78% 11
East of England -44 52 £31,750 -15.33% 4
City of London +19 28 £57,500 +36.90% 3
Cambridgeshire +1 26 £45,000 - 3
South West -9 26 £24,000 -43.52% 3
Cambridge -7 25 £45,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire -7 23 £24,000 -60.81%
Bristol +14 20 £24,000 -4.00% 2
Bedfordshire -31 19 £28,000 -17.03% 1
Surrey -9 8 £28,000 -44.00% 2
Amersham +7 7 - -
Hampshire -7 7 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Hertfordshire -13 7 £70,000 +43.58%
Newbury -4 6 £70,000 +34.61%
Hemel Hempstead -9 6 £70,000 +12.00%
West Sussex - 6 £55,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 £22,250 -
Chesham - 4 - -
Reigate -26 3 £28,000 +20.43%
Windsor - 3 - -
Southampton - 3 £50,000 - 1
Horsham - 3 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire +7 2 £45,000 -
Slough +4 2 £35,000 -39.13% 3
West Midlands -23 2 £43,375 +27.57%

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 452 (67.56%) Telecoms
2 320 (47.83%) 4G
3 224 (33.48%) Broadband
4 217 (32.44%) LTE
5 211 (31.54%) 2G
6 203 (30.34%) Internet
7 190 (28.40%) Smartphone
8 123 (18.39%) Degree
9 96 (14.35%) Radio Access Network
10 94 (14.05%) Windows
11 83 (12.41%) Microsoft
11 83 (12.41%) Project Management
12 72 (10.76%) ITIL
13 69 (10.31%) Marketing
13 69 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
14 62 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
15 58 (8.67%) Cisco
16 57 (8.52%) Network Architecture
17 56 (8.37%) Linux
17 56 (8.37%) MS Excel
17 56 (8.37%) Wireless
18 53 (7.92%) Java
18 53 (7.92%) SLA
18 53 (7.92%) Computer Science
19 50 (7.47%) Firewall
19 50 (7.47%) Windows 7
20 49 (7.32%) XML
21 48 (7.17%) VoIP
22 47 (7.03%) LAN
23 46 (6.88%) MS Office

3G
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 31 (4.63%) CMS
2 18 (2.69%) MS Exchange
3 16 (2.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (1.20%) WorkSite
4 8 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (1.20%) SAS
5 7 (1.05%) IBM Notes
5 7 (1.05%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 5 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (0.75%) IIS
7 3 (0.45%) Lync
7 3 (0.45%) Apache
7 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.15%) GlassFish
Applications
1 56 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 46 (6.88%) MS Office
3 37 (5.53%) XMetaL
4 26 (3.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (2.09%) MS Visio
5 14 (2.09%) FrameMaker
6 5 (0.75%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.30%) Quicktime
8 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.60%) CSG Singleview
3 3 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.45%) Office 365
2 2 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 320 (47.83%) 4G
2 224 (33.48%) Broadband
3 217 (32.44%) LTE
4 211 (31.54%) 2G
5 203 (30.34%) Internet
6 96 (14.35%) Radio Access Network
7 56 (8.37%) Wireless
8 50 (7.47%) Firewall
9 48 (7.17%) VoIP
10 47 (7.03%) LAN
11 45 (6.73%) UMTS
11 45 (6.73%) GSM
12 44 (6.58%) VPN
13 42 (6.28%) MPLS
13 42 (6.28%) MVNO
14 41 (6.13%) VoLTE
15 38 (5.68%) DNS
15 38 (5.68%) TCP/IP
16 36 (5.38%) WAN
17 33 (4.93%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.24%) DB2
1 15 (2.24%) Oracle ODI
2 13 (1.94%) Oracle Database
3 12 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (1.64%) MySQL
5 9 (1.35%) Big Data
6 6 (0.90%) SQL Server
7 5 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.60%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.45%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.15%) EDMS
10 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (1.94%) XMLSpy
2 9 (1.35%) Subversion
2 9 (1.35%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.20%) Bugzilla
4 7 (1.05%) Maven
5 6 (0.90%) Ant
5 6 (0.90%) Valgrind
5 6 (0.90%) Hudson
5 6 (0.90%) CMake
6 5 (0.75%) CruiseControl
6 5 (0.75%) CppUnit
7 4 (0.60%) JIRA
8 3 (0.45%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.30%) Redmine
10 1 (0.15%) GCC
10 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.15%) JUnit
10 1 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 452 (67.56%) Telecoms
2 69 (10.31%) Marketing
3 40 (5.98%) Finance
4 22 (3.29%) Electronics
4 22 (3.29%) Billing
5 14 (2.09%) Back Office
6 9 (1.35%) Multimedia
7 7 (1.05%) Banking
8 6 (0.90%) Retail
9 4 (0.60%) Military
9 4 (0.60%) Law
9 4 (0.60%) French Language
10 3 (0.45%) Legal
10 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.45%) Games
11 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.30%) German Language
12 1 (0.15%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 83 (12.41%) Analyst
2 44 (6.58%) Architect
3 38 (5.68%) Author
3 38 (5.68%) Technical Author
3 38 (5.68%) Consultant
4 37 (5.53%) Network Manager
5 32 (4.78%) Design Engineer
5 32 (4.78%) Service Manager
6 29 (4.33%) Solutions Architect
7 28 (4.19%) Project Manager
8 26 (3.89%) Development Manager
9 25 (3.74%) Service Analyst
9 25 (3.74%) Service Desk Analyst
10 24 (3.59%) Junior
10 24 (3.59%) Technical Design Authority
11 23 (3.44%) Network Engineer
12 22 (3.29%) Network Operator
13 21 (3.14%) Architecture Manager
14 20 (2.99%) Support Engineer
15 18 (2.69%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (7.32%) XML
2 21 (3.14%) HTML
3 16 (2.39%) CGI
4 10 (1.49%) Middleware
5 9 (1.35%) STL
6 7 (1.05%) Web Services
7 6 (0.90%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (0.90%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (0.90%) JSON
7 6 (0.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (0.45%) MFC
9 2 (0.30%) Flash
9 2 (0.30%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 1 (0.15%) CSS
10 1 (0.15%) J2EE
10 1 (0.15%) HTML5
10 1 (0.15%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.15%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.15%) Java EE
10 1 (0.15%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 190 (28.40%) Smartphone
2 62 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (7.92%) Computer Science
4 41 (6.13%) Blackberry
5 33 (4.93%) Social Media
6 15 (2.24%) Smart Meter
6 15 (2.24%) Mainframe
6 15 (2.24%) Handset
7 14 (2.09%) PDA
7 14 (2.09%) Digital Media
8 13 (1.94%) E-Learning
9 11 (1.64%) iPhone
10 9 (1.35%) Device Driver
11 8 (1.20%) iPad
11 8 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (1.05%) Clustering
13 6 (0.90%) Blog
13 6 (0.90%) Streaming Video
14 5 (0.75%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 94 (14.05%) Windows
2 56 (8.37%) Linux
3 50 (7.47%) Windows 7
4 40 (5.98%) Windows XP
5 36 (5.38%) UNIX
6 32 (4.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (3.44%) Android
8 21 (3.14%) Apple iOS
9 13 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.90%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.75%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.45%) Debian
12 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.45%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.30%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (12.41%) Project Management
2 72 (10.76%) ITIL
3 69 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (8.52%) Network Architecture
5 41 (6.13%) Service Delivery
6 38 (5.68%) SEO
7 34 (5.08%) Service Management
7 34 (5.08%) Software Testing
8 32 (4.78%) Content Management
8 32 (4.78%) Line Management
9 28 (4.19%) Software Engineering
10 26 (3.89%) Continuous Improvement
11 24 (3.59%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (3.59%) Validation
12 23 (3.44%) Mentoring
13 22 (3.29%) Network Design
14 21 (3.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (3.14%) Web Design
14 21 (3.14%) E-Commerce
14 21 (3.14%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (7.92%) Java
2 42 (6.28%) SQL
3 38 (5.68%) C++
4 34 (5.08%) Perl
5 30 (4.48%) C
6 28 (4.19%) Python
7 23 (3.44%) PowerHouse
8 15 (2.24%) Embedded C
9 13 (1.94%) C#
10 11 (1.64%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.35%) Ruby
12 8 (1.20%) Groovy
12 8 (1.20%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.05%) PHP
14 6 (0.90%) Scala
15 5 (0.75%) Embedded C++
16 3 (0.45%) Assembly Language
16 3 (0.45%) Tcl
16 3 (0.45%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 123 (18.39%) Degree
2 43 (6.43%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (5.38%) CCNP
4 32 (4.78%) HNC
5 22 (3.29%) CCNA
6 21 (3.14%) HND
7 17 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (2.09%) MCSE
9 13 (1.94%) Security Cleared
10 8 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.90%) CCIE
12 5 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.60%) CCIP
13 4 (0.60%) APMP
13 4 (0.60%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.45%) CEH
14 3 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.45%) ISEB
14 3 (0.45%) PMP
14 3 (0.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (7.92%) SLA
2 30 (4.48%) QA
3 5 (0.75%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.15%) Basel III
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 33 (4.93%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.74%) NDS
3 14 (2.09%) XenApp
4 13 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 6 (0.90%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.45%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (2.24%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.75%) SCCM
3 4 (0.60%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.45%) NSN NetAct
5 2 (0.30%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.15%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Afaria
6 1 (0.15%) WSUS
6 1 (0.15%) Netcool
6 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 83 (12.41%) Microsoft
2 58 (8.67%) Cisco
3 43 (6.43%) Huawei
4 42 (6.28%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 30 (4.48%) Oracle
6 29 (4.33%) Citrix
7 28 (4.19%) Ericsson
8 26 (3.89%) Nokia
9 24 (3.59%) Juniper
10 18 (2.69%) T-Plan
10 18 (2.69%) LANDesk
11 17 (2.54%) VMware
12 15 (2.24%) McAfee
13 14 (2.09%) Business Objects
14 13 (1.94%) BT
15 12 (1.79%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 12 (1.79%) EMC
16 10 (1.49%) Progress
17 9 (1.35%) MKS
17 9 (1.35%) Nortel
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £67000 - £70000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: Competitive + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: £Competitive, bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £72000 - £80000 per annum + comm
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Options
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 11 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £70k - 100k per year + 25% bonus + relocation
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago