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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 716 659 606
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -53
Permanent jobs citing 3G 184 278 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.97% 1.34% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 99 145 135
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.96% -15.00%

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
19046 20783 20841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.19% 17.29% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15524 16627 16896
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,279 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 2015 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 30 June 2015. 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 -58 170 £40,000 +5.26% 24
South East -35 76 £41,250 -2.94% 15
Berkshire -43 58 £40,000 -14.89% 9
London +4 46 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Reading -24 28 £45,000 -4.25% 3
East of England 0 27 £31,500 -1.56% 2
City of London +40 17 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Bedfordshire +7 17 £31,500 +1.61% 1
Slough +6 13 £37,500 -
South West -8 10 £43,750 +84.21% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 8 £45,000 - 2
Bracknell +22 6 - - 3
Surrey +18 6 £46,250 +23.33% 3
Cambridgeshire +13 5 £52,500 +16.66%
Birmingham -13 5 £23,000 +3.95%
West Midlands -16 5 £23,000 +21.05% 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £44,000 -
North West +12 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Newbury +5 4 £40,000 -33.05% 1
Hertfordshire +1 4 £31,500 -47.93% 1
Gloucester - 4 - -
Cambridge +7 3 £57,500 +27.77%
Manchester +2 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Beaconsfield - 3 £45,000 -
Scotland +18 2 £21,500 -6.52%
Glasgow -3 2 £21,500 -6.52%
Wiltshire -5 2 - - 1
Bristol -7 2 £46,750 +94.79%
Kent - 2 £27,500 -
Swindon - 2 - - 1

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 193 (54.83%) Telecoms
2 179 (50.85%) 2G
3 174 (49.43%) 4G
4 126 (35.80%) LTE
5 94 (26.70%) Degree
6 79 (22.44%) Cisco
7 75 (21.31%) Radio Access Network
8 74 (21.02%) Wireless
9 66 (18.75%) MPLS
9 66 (18.75%) GSM
10 58 (16.48%) UMTS
11 56 (15.91%) Internet
12 55 (15.63%) Windows
13 53 (15.06%) SLA
14 51 (14.49%) TCP/IP
15 50 (14.20%) Ericsson
16 49 (13.92%) BGP
17 48 (13.64%) Firewall
18 46 (13.07%) OSPF
18 46 (13.07%) VPN
18 46 (13.07%) Juniper
19 44 (12.50%) Linux
20 43 (12.22%) Cisco Certification
20 43 (12.22%) Ethernet
20 43 (12.22%) SS7
21 41 (11.65%) Network Architecture
22 36 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
23 33 (9.38%) Broadband
23 33 (9.38%) MS Office
23 33 (9.38%) ITIL

3G
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 14 (3.98%) WorkSite
2 10 (2.84%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2000
4 5 (1.42%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.85%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.57%) JBoss
7 1 (0.28%) IIS
7 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.28%) Apache
7 1 (0.28%) MTS
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (9.38%) MS Office
2 27 (7.67%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.69%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.70%) MS Project
6 5 (1.42%) FrameMaker
6 5 (1.42%) XMetaL
7 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.28%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.14%) Office 365
2 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 179 (50.85%) 2G
2 174 (49.43%) 4G
3 126 (35.80%) LTE
4 75 (21.31%) Radio Access Network
5 74 (21.02%) Wireless
6 66 (18.75%) MPLS
6 66 (18.75%) GSM
7 58 (16.48%) UMTS
8 56 (15.91%) Internet
9 51 (14.49%) TCP/IP
10 49 (13.92%) BGP
11 48 (13.64%) Firewall
12 46 (13.07%) OSPF
12 46 (13.07%) VPN
13 43 (12.22%) Ethernet
13 43 (12.22%) SS7
14 33 (9.38%) Broadband
15 32 (9.09%) WiMAX
16 31 (8.81%) Cisco ASA
16 31 (8.81%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.84%) Oracle Database
2 7 (1.99%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.70%) MS Access
3 6 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.42%) MySQL
4 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.14%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.85%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.57%) Infinispan
7 2 (0.57%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.57%) Big Data
7 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.28%) UniData
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (1.42%) XMLSpy
2 3 (0.85%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.57%) Subversion
3 2 (0.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.28%) CANoe
4 1 (0.28%) JIRA
4 1 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 193 (54.83%) Telecoms
2 23 (6.53%) Finance
3 13 (3.69%) Electronics
4 11 (3.13%) Law
5 10 (2.84%) Billing
6 8 (2.27%) Legal
6 8 (2.27%) Back Office
7 7 (1.99%) Advertising
8 5 (1.42%) Spanish Language
9 4 (1.14%) Retail
9 4 (1.14%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.85%) French Language
10 3 (0.85%) German Language
10 3 (0.85%) Games
11 2 (0.57%) Banking
11 2 (0.57%) Automotive
11 2 (0.57%) Marketing
12 1 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (13.64%) Network Engineer
2 30 (8.52%) Architect
3 27 (7.67%) Support Engineer
4 24 (6.82%) Analyst
5 21 (5.97%) RAN Engineer
6 20 (5.68%) Author
6 20 (5.68%) Technical Author
7 18 (5.11%) Network Support
8 16 (4.55%) Network Architect
9 14 (3.98%) Senior RAN Engineer
10 13 (3.69%) Project Manager
10 13 (3.69%) Support Analyst
10 13 (3.69%) Team Leader
11 11 (3.13%) Test Engineer
11 11 (3.13%) Network Team Leader
12 10 (2.84%) Technical Leader
12 10 (2.84%) Technical Engineer
12 10 (2.84%) Operations Manager
12 10 (2.84%) Design Engineer
13 9 (2.56%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.56%) XML
2 7 (1.99%) .NET
3 5 (1.42%) J2EE
3 5 (1.42%) Web Services
3 5 (1.42%) REST
4 4 (1.14%) HTML5
4 4 (1.14%) HTML
4 4 (1.14%) SOAP
5 3 (0.85%) JMS
6 2 (0.57%) Java RMI
6 2 (0.57%) JMX
6 2 (0.57%) JTA
6 2 (0.57%) EJB
6 2 (0.57%) CSS
6 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.57%) Java SE
6 2 (0.57%) Java EE
6 2 (0.57%) GWT
6 2 (0.57%) Java EE 5
6 2 (0.57%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.67%) Computer Science
3 25 (7.10%) Blackberry
3 25 (7.10%) Smartphone
4 13 (3.69%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.41%) iPhone
6 11 (3.13%) iPad
7 8 (2.27%) Handset
8 5 (1.42%) Clustering
8 5 (1.42%) E-Learning
8 5 (1.42%) Telematics
8 5 (1.42%) Wiki
8 5 (1.42%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.42%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (1.14%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.14%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.85%) BBC
10 3 (0.85%) iDTV
10 3 (0.85%) Statistics
10 3 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 55 (15.63%) Windows
2 44 (12.50%) Linux
3 28 (7.95%) Windows XP
3 28 (7.95%) Windows 7
4 25 (7.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (6.82%) UNIX
6 22 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.27%) Windows 2000
8 8 (2.27%) Solaris
9 6 (1.70%) Android
10 5 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.85%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.28%) CentOS
12 1 (0.28%) SUSE
12 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (11.65%) Network Architecture
2 33 (9.38%) ITIL
3 28 (7.95%) Capacity Planning
4 25 (7.10%) Service Delivery
4 25 (7.10%) Validation
5 23 (6.53%) Project Management
6 22 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (6.25%) Fault Management
7 19 (5.40%) Network Design
8 16 (4.55%) CRM
9 14 (3.98%) Change Control
9 14 (3.98%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (3.69%) Change Management
11 12 (3.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 11 (3.13%) Capacity Management
12 11 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (3.13%) Service Management
12 11 (3.13%) Network Planning
12 11 (3.13%) Software Engineering
13 10 (2.84%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 29 (8.24%) SQL
2 21 (5.97%) C
3 19 (5.40%) C++
4 12 (3.41%) Python
5 10 (2.84%) C#
5 10 (2.84%) MATLAB
6 9 (2.56%) Java
6 9 (2.56%) Perl
7 6 (1.70%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.85%) Ada
8 3 (0.85%) Embedded C
8 3 (0.85%) Embedded C++
9 2 (0.57%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.57%) F#
9 2 (0.57%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.57%) Ruby
10 1 (0.28%) PHP5
10 1 (0.28%) PHP
10 1 (0.28%) VBA
10 1 (0.28%) VC++
Qualifications
1 94 (26.70%) Degree
2 43 (12.22%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (7.10%) CCNA
4 24 (6.82%) CCNP
5 16 (4.55%) HNC
6 9 (2.56%) CISSP
6 9 (2.56%) CCSA
6 9 (2.56%) CCSE
7 8 (2.27%) CCDA
8 7 (1.99%) CCIP
9 6 (1.70%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.14%) JNCIS
10 4 (1.14%) MCP
10 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.85%) APMP
11 3 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.85%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.57%) MOS
12 2 (0.57%) OCMJEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (15.06%) SLA
2 21 (5.97%) QA
3 5 (1.42%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) PMBOK
System Software
1 27 (7.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.70%) Terminal Services
4 5 (1.42%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.42%) FreeRADIUS
5 3 (0.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (0.85%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.57%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.57%) Firmware
6 2 (0.57%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.57%) Xen
6 2 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (2.56%) FortiGate
2 6 (1.70%) Netcool
3 5 (1.42%) Nagios
4 2 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.57%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.28%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.28%) OpenView
5 1 (0.28%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.28%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.28%) Cacti
Vendors
1 79 (22.44%) Cisco
2 50 (14.20%) Ericsson
3 46 (13.07%) Juniper
4 31 (8.81%) Microsoft
5 29 (8.24%) Huawei
6 28 (7.95%) Citrix
7 26 (7.39%) Nokia
8 25 (7.10%) Nortel
9 23 (6.53%) Oracle
10 19 (5.40%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 18 (5.11%) Fortinet
12 16 (4.55%) VMware
13 15 (4.26%) Amdocs
13 15 (4.26%) F5
14 12 (3.41%) HP
15 10 (2.84%) CheckPoint
16 9 (2.56%) Remedy
16 9 (2.56%) Apple
17 7 (1.99%) Interwoven
17 7 (1.99%) EMC
Dorking, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: ,Shift Allowance, Anual Bonus, 28 days holiday, pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Bonus, 28 days holiday, pension, flexible benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Solihull
EE
Posted: 13 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus, 28 days holiday, pension, fle
Posted: 18 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Bonus, 28 days holiday, pension, flexible benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Swindon
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
South West
EE
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago