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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 680 700 610
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -90
Permanent jobs citing 3G 213 247 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.11% 1.22% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 101 126 158
Average salary £40,750 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.48% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,400 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £77,450 £68,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £39,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.56% -17.89%

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
19242 20223 20894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.81% 17.11% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15424 16194 16861
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +13 194 £40,000 +1.26% 34
South East -13 93 £44,000 -2.22% 24
Berkshire -35 64 £40,000 -25.92% 24
London +32 45 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Reading -20 27 - - 2
East of England +15 23 £31,500 -1.56% 3
City of London +58 16 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Bedfordshire +14 15 £31,500 -1.56% 1
South West -13 15 £32,500 -30.10% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 14 £45,000 -18.18%
Slough +10 12 £37,500 - 5
Surrey +26 9 £42,500 +21.42%
Gloucestershire - 9 £22,500 -
Bracknell +19 8 - - 3
North West +9 7 £40,000 -
Newbury +8 7 £40,000 -27.27% 12
Manchester +6 6 £40,000 -
Scotland +19 5 £21,500 -6.52% 1
Cambridgeshire +18 5 £60,000 +36.36% 2
Glasgow +11 5 £21,500 -6.52% 1
Birmingham -6 5 £21,500 - 1
West Midlands -14 5 £21,500 +1.17% 1
Gloucester - 5 - -
Hampshire -6 4 - -
Leeds - 4 - -
Yorkshire - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 - -
Woking +18 3 £42,500 +30.76%
Cambridge +13 3 £65,000 +48.57%
Hertfordshire +6 3 £20,000 -50.00% 1

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 221 (56.81%) Telecoms
2 195 (50.13%) 2G
3 191 (49.10%) 4G
4 137 (35.22%) LTE
5 105 (26.99%) Degree
6 87 (22.37%) Wireless
7 86 (22.11%) GSM
8 83 (21.34%) Radio Access Network
9 80 (20.57%) Cisco
10 64 (16.45%) UMTS
10 64 (16.45%) Internet
11 61 (15.68%) TCP/IP
12 60 (15.42%) MPLS
13 58 (14.91%) Ericsson
13 58 (14.91%) Linux
14 54 (13.88%) Windows
15 52 (13.37%) VPN
16 51 (13.11%) SLA
17 50 (12.85%) Firewall
17 50 (12.85%) Network Architecture
18 47 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
19 46 (11.83%) Juniper
20 45 (11.57%) BGP
21 44 (11.31%) SS7
22 43 (11.05%) OSPF
23 42 (10.80%) Ethernet
24 41 (10.54%) Cisco Certification
25 40 (10.28%) Broadband
25 40 (10.28%) WiMAX
26 35 (9.00%) Huawei

3G
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 11 (2.83%) WorkSite
2 9 (2.31%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2000
4 5 (1.29%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 5 (1.29%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.51%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.26%) Apache
6 1 (0.26%) MTS
6 1 (0.26%) IIS
6 1 (0.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 32 (8.23%) MS Office
2 30 (7.71%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.83%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.54%) MS Project
6 4 (1.03%) FrameMaker
6 4 (1.03%) XMetaL
7 3 (0.77%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 195 (50.13%) 2G
2 191 (49.10%) 4G
3 137 (35.22%) LTE
4 87 (22.37%) Wireless
5 86 (22.11%) GSM
6 83 (21.34%) Radio Access Network
7 64 (16.45%) UMTS
7 64 (16.45%) Internet
8 61 (15.68%) TCP/IP
9 60 (15.42%) MPLS
10 52 (13.37%) VPN
11 50 (12.85%) Firewall
12 45 (11.57%) BGP
13 44 (11.31%) SS7
14 43 (11.05%) OSPF
15 42 (10.80%) Ethernet
16 40 (10.28%) Broadband
16 40 (10.28%) WiMAX
17 34 (8.74%) RNC
18 33 (8.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.08%) Oracle Database
2 11 (2.83%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.54%) MS Access
4 6 (1.54%) MySQL
5 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.03%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.77%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.51%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.51%) Big Data
8 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.26%) UniData
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.26%) Infinispan
9 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (1.03%) XMLSpy
2 3 (0.77%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.51%) Subversion
3 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.51%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.26%) CANoe
4 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.26%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.26%) JIRA
General
1 221 (56.81%) Telecoms
2 24 (6.17%) Finance
3 20 (5.14%) Electronics
4 13 (3.34%) Billing
5 12 (3.08%) Back Office
6 10 (2.57%) Law
7 8 (2.06%) Marketing
8 6 (1.54%) Retail
8 6 (1.54%) Legal
8 6 (1.54%) Advertising
8 6 (1.54%) Games
9 5 (1.29%) Spanish Language
10 4 (1.03%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.77%) French Language
11 3 (0.77%) German Language
11 3 (0.77%) Banking
12 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.51%) Automotive
13 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 49 (12.60%) Network Engineer
2 33 (8.48%) Architect
3 26 (6.68%) Support Engineer
4 25 (6.43%) Analyst
4 25 (6.43%) RAN Engineer
5 20 (5.14%) Network Support
6 18 (4.63%) Network Architect
7 16 (4.11%) Software Engineer
7 16 (4.11%) Test Engineer
8 14 (3.60%) Design Engineer
8 14 (3.60%) Project Manager
8 14 (3.60%) Author
8 14 (3.60%) Technical Author
8 14 (3.60%) Support Analyst
9 13 (3.34%) Operations Manager
9 13 (3.34%) Team Leader
9 13 (3.34%) Senior RAN Engineer
10 12 (3.08%) Wireless Engineer
10 12 (3.08%) Technical Engineer
11 11 (2.83%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.57%) HTML
2 8 (2.06%) .NET
2 8 (2.06%) SOAP
2 8 (2.06%) XML
3 7 (1.80%) J2EE
3 7 (1.80%) Web Services
3 7 (1.80%) REST
4 6 (1.54%) CSS
5 5 (1.29%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.03%) HTML5
7 3 (0.77%) jQuery
7 3 (0.77%) Classic ASP
7 3 (0.77%) Ajax
8 2 (0.51%) JMS
9 1 (0.26%) Java RMI
9 1 (0.26%) WAP
9 1 (0.26%) JMX
9 1 (0.26%) JTA
9 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.26%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (9.00%) Smartphone
3 28 (7.20%) Blackberry
4 24 (6.17%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.34%) iPhone
6 11 (2.83%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.57%) iPad
8 8 (2.06%) Handset
9 7 (1.80%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (1.80%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.54%) Clustering
11 5 (1.29%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (1.29%) Telematics
12 4 (1.03%) Wiki
12 4 (1.03%) E-Learning
12 4 (1.03%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.77%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (0.77%) Device Driver
14 2 (0.51%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 58 (14.91%) Linux
2 54 (13.88%) Windows
3 29 (7.46%) UNIX
4 25 (6.43%) Windows 7
5 24 (6.17%) Windows XP
6 21 (5.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (4.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (2.57%) Android
10 7 (1.80%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.29%) Solaris
11 5 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.29%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.26%) BlackBerry OS
13 1 (0.26%) CentOS
13 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (12.85%) Network Architecture
2 31 (7.97%) Capacity Planning
3 30 (7.71%) Project Management
3 30 (7.71%) Service Delivery
4 29 (7.46%) Validation
4 29 (7.46%) ITIL
5 23 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (5.40%) Software Engineering
7 19 (4.88%) Fault Management
8 16 (4.11%) Network Design
8 16 (4.11%) CRM
9 14 (3.60%) Change Control
10 13 (3.34%) Service Management
10 13 (3.34%) Change Management
11 12 (3.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 11 (2.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (2.83%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (2.83%) Capacity Management
12 11 (2.83%) Network Planning
13 10 (2.57%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (7.71%) C
2 28 (7.20%) SQL
3 23 (5.91%) C++
4 17 (4.37%) C#
4 17 (4.37%) Python
5 15 (3.86%) Java
6 10 (2.57%) MATLAB
7 9 (2.31%) JavaScript
8 8 (2.06%) Perl
8 8 (2.06%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.03%) Embedded C
9 4 (1.03%) Embedded C++
10 3 (0.77%) VB
10 3 (0.77%) VB6
10 3 (0.77%) Ruby
10 3 (0.77%) Ada
11 2 (0.51%) Tcl
12 1 (0.26%) PHP5
12 1 (0.26%) TTCN
12 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 105 (26.99%) Degree
2 41 (10.54%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (6.43%) CCNA
4 24 (6.17%) CCNP
5 16 (4.11%) HNC
6 11 (2.83%) CISSP
7 10 (2.57%) CCSE
7 10 (2.57%) CCSA
8 9 (2.31%) CCDA
9 7 (1.80%) CCIP
9 7 (1.80%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.29%) HND
11 4 (1.03%) MCSE
11 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.03%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.03%) JNCIS
12 3 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.77%) PhD
12 3 (0.77%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (13.11%) SLA
2 32 (8.23%) QA
3 8 (2.06%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) PMBOK
System Software
1 23 (5.91%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.54%) Terminal Services
4 5 (1.29%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (1.29%) FreeRADIUS
5 4 (1.03%) Xen
5 4 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.77%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (2.57%) FortiGate
2 5 (1.29%) Netcool
2 5 (1.29%) Nagios
3 3 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.77%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.51%) Cacti
4 2 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.26%) OpenView
5 1 (0.26%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 80 (20.57%) Cisco
2 58 (14.91%) Ericsson
3 46 (11.83%) Juniper
4 35 (9.00%) Nokia
4 35 (9.00%) Huawei
5 33 (8.48%) Microsoft
6 31 (7.97%) Nortel
7 30 (7.71%) Oracle
8 25 (6.43%) Citrix
9 19 (4.88%) VMware
9 19 (4.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 15 (3.86%) F5
10 15 (3.86%) Fortinet
11 14 (3.60%) Amdocs
11 14 (3.60%) CheckPoint
12 10 (2.57%) EMC
13 9 (2.31%) Apple
13 9 (2.31%) Remedy
13 9 (2.31%) HP
14 7 (1.80%) LANDesk
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