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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 551 566 618
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +52
Permanent jobs citing 3G 371 359 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.33% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.85% 1.92% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 138 189 223
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £47,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-13.22% +11.17%

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
20108 18684 22335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.86% 17.20% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15928 15114 18224
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +20 368 £43,750 -7.89% 35
South East +3 230 £50,000 - 21
Berkshire +27 199 £57,500 +15.00% 14
Reading +38 113 £55,000 +15.78% 7
Maidenhead +23 66 - -
London +15 63 £51,250 +7.89% 7
East of England -29 41 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Cambridgeshire +2 26 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Cambridge +15 25 £50,000 +11.11%
City of London +24 22 £56,250 +33.92% 3
South West -2 18 £24,000 -45.14%
Bristol +12 15 £24,000 -
Buckinghamshire -20 13 - - 2
Bedfordshire -27 11 £28,000 -13.84%
Surrey -23 7 £30,750 -42.79%
West Sussex +4 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Windsor - 5 £57,500 -
Newbury +6 4 £70,000 +33.33%
Slough +3 4 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Crawley -1 4 - -
Hemel Hempstead -8 4 - -
Hertfordshire -25 4 - -
Chesham - 4 - -
Amersham +1 3 - - 1
Hampshire -6 3 £37,500 +63.04% 3
Dorset -6 2 £33,000 +1.53%
Bracknell -9 2 £35,000 -
Reigate -27 2 £28,000 +20.43%
West Midlands -30 2 £43,375 +97.15% 3
Redhill - 2 - -

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 494 (71.39%) Telecoms
2 342 (49.42%) 4G
3 242 (34.97%) LTE
4 237 (34.25%) 2G
4 237 (34.25%) Broadband
5 224 (32.37%) Internet
6 215 (31.07%) Smartphone
7 137 (19.80%) Degree
8 102 (14.74%) Radio Access Network
9 97 (14.02%) Project Management
10 87 (12.57%) Wireless
11 85 (12.28%) Windows
12 72 (10.40%) GSM
13 71 (10.26%) Marketing
14 70 (10.12%) Microsoft
15 69 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
16 64 (9.25%) UMTS
16 64 (9.25%) Agile Software Development
17 62 (8.96%) Network Architecture
17 62 (8.96%) SLA
18 61 (8.82%) Linux
19 57 (8.24%) ITIL
20 53 (7.66%) Computer Science
21 51 (7.37%) Java
21 51 (7.37%) Cisco
22 50 (7.23%) Service Delivery
22 50 (7.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
23 48 (6.94%) Firewall
23 48 (6.94%) Nokia
23 48 (6.94%) MS Excel

3G
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (4.48%) CMS
2 18 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 11 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (1.30%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 9 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.16%) IBM Notes
5 8 (1.16%) SAS
6 6 (0.87%) WorkSite
6 6 (0.87%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.58%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.43%) Apache
9 3 (0.43%) IIS
9 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.43%) Lync
10 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.14%) GlassFish
Applications
1 48 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 40 (5.78%) MS Office
3 30 (4.34%) XMetaL
4 25 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.59%) FrameMaker
6 5 (0.72%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.72%) CSG Singleview
3 4 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.43%) Office 365
2 2 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 342 (49.42%) 4G
2 242 (34.97%) LTE
3 237 (34.25%) 2G
3 237 (34.25%) Broadband
4 224 (32.37%) Internet
5 102 (14.74%) Radio Access Network
6 87 (12.57%) Wireless
7 72 (10.40%) GSM
8 64 (9.25%) UMTS
9 48 (6.94%) Firewall
9 48 (6.94%) VoLTE
10 47 (6.79%) MVNO
10 47 (6.79%) VoIP
11 46 (6.65%) VPN
12 43 (6.21%) LAN
13 36 (5.20%) MPLS
14 34 (4.91%) DNS
15 30 (4.34%) SS7
15 30 (4.34%) TCP/IP
16 29 (4.19%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.59%) Big Data
2 10 (1.45%) MySQL
2 10 (1.45%) Oracle Database
3 9 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (0.87%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.58%) SQL Server
6 3 (0.43%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.29%) DB2
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.14%) DTS
8 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 10 (1.45%) XMLSpy
2 9 (1.30%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.01%) Bugzilla
3 7 (1.01%) Maven
3 7 (1.01%) Subversion
4 6 (0.87%) Hudson
4 6 (0.87%) Ant
4 6 (0.87%) CMake
5 5 (0.72%) CruiseControl
5 5 (0.72%) Valgrind
6 4 (0.58%) CppUnit
7 3 (0.43%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.29%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.29%) JIRA
8 2 (0.29%) Redmine
9 1 (0.14%) TestLink
9 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.14%) JUnit
9 1 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.14%) GCC
General
1 494 (71.39%) Telecoms
2 71 (10.26%) Marketing
3 41 (5.92%) Finance
4 25 (3.61%) Electronics
5 21 (3.03%) Back Office
5 21 (3.03%) Billing
6 9 (1.30%) Multimedia
7 8 (1.16%) Banking
7 8 (1.16%) Military
8 6 (0.87%) Retail
8 6 (0.87%) Legal
9 5 (0.72%) French Language
10 4 (0.58%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.29%) German Language
11 2 (0.29%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.29%) Games
11 2 (0.29%) Law
11 2 (0.29%) Advertising
12 1 (0.14%) Front Office
12 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (8.24%) Analyst
2 44 (6.36%) Architect
3 36 (5.20%) Consultant
4 34 (4.91%) Network Manager
5 33 (4.77%) Project Manager
6 31 (4.48%) Author
6 31 (4.48%) Technical Author
7 30 (4.34%) Solutions Architect
8 29 (4.19%) Technical Design Authority
9 28 (4.05%) Support Engineer
9 28 (4.05%) Network Engineer
9 28 (4.05%) Service Manager
10 26 (3.76%) Development Manager
11 25 (3.61%) Junior
11 25 (3.61%) Design Engineer
12 23 (3.32%) Technical Leader
12 23 (3.32%) Network Operator
13 22 (3.18%) Architecture Manager
14 19 (2.75%) Service Desk Analyst
14 19 (2.75%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (5.64%) XML
2 22 (3.18%) HTML
3 10 (1.45%) Middleware
3 10 (1.45%) STL
4 7 (1.01%) Web Services
4 7 (1.01%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (1.01%) JSON
4 7 (1.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 6 (0.87%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (0.58%) CGI
7 3 (0.43%) MFC
8 2 (0.29%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.29%) J2EE
8 2 (0.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (0.14%) CSS
9 1 (0.14%) SOAP
9 1 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.14%) Java EE
9 1 (0.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 215 (31.07%) Smartphone
2 69 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (7.66%) Computer Science
4 35 (5.06%) Blackberry
5 33 (4.77%) Social Media
6 14 (2.02%) Smart Meter
6 14 (2.02%) Digital Media
7 10 (1.45%) PDA
7 10 (1.45%) E-Learning
7 10 (1.45%) Handset
8 9 (1.30%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.30%) Device Driver
8 9 (1.30%) iPhone
9 8 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (1.01%) Clustering
10 7 (1.01%) iPad
11 6 (0.87%) Blog
11 6 (0.87%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 85 (12.28%) Windows
2 61 (8.82%) Linux
3 43 (6.21%) UNIX
4 40 (5.78%) Windows 7
5 33 (4.77%) Windows XP
6 26 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (2.60%) Apple iOS
7 18 (2.60%) Android
8 13 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.87%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.43%) Debian
10 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.29%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (14.02%) Project Management
2 64 (9.25%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (8.96%) Network Architecture
4 57 (8.24%) ITIL
5 50 (7.23%) Service Delivery
6 40 (5.78%) Line Management
7 38 (5.49%) SEO
8 32 (4.62%) Software Engineering
9 29 (4.19%) Service Management
10 28 (4.05%) Software Testing
11 27 (3.90%) Content Management
12 24 (3.47%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (3.32%) Mentoring
14 22 (3.18%) Capacity Management
15 21 (3.03%) E-Commerce
15 21 (3.03%) Web Design
15 21 (3.03%) Network Management
16 20 (2.89%) Validation
17 19 (2.75%) Workflow
18 18 (2.60%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 51 (7.37%) Java
2 46 (6.65%) SQL
3 35 (5.06%) C++
4 30 (4.34%) Perl
5 29 (4.19%) C
6 24 (3.47%) Python
7 23 (3.32%) PowerHouse
8 15 (2.17%) Embedded C
9 12 (1.73%) C#
10 11 (1.59%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.59%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.30%) Groovy
12 7 (1.01%) PHP
12 7 (1.01%) Scala
13 6 (0.87%) Ruby
14 5 (0.72%) Embedded C++
15 3 (0.43%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.43%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.29%) JavaScript
17 1 (0.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 137 (19.80%) Degree
2 38 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (4.62%) CCNP
4 30 (4.34%) HNC
5 25 (3.61%) HND
6 19 (2.75%) CCNA
7 17 (2.46%) Security Cleared
8 14 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (1.59%) MCSE
10 8 (1.16%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.58%) APMP
12 4 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.43%) PMP
13 3 (0.43%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.29%) CCIE
14 2 (0.29%) ISEB
14 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 1 (0.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (8.96%) SLA
2 42 (6.07%) QA
3 5 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.14%) Basel III
System Software
1 32 (4.62%) NDS
2 31 (4.48%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.45%) XenApp
5 7 (1.01%) Terminal Services
5 7 (1.01%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (0.43%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.72%) SCCM
2 4 (0.58%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.29%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.29%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Afaria
4 1 (0.14%) Netcool
4 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.14%) WSUS
4 1 (0.14%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.14%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 70 (10.12%) Microsoft
2 51 (7.37%) Cisco
3 50 (7.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 48 (6.94%) Nokia
5 46 (6.65%) Huawei
6 44 (6.36%) Ericsson
7 25 (3.61%) Citrix
8 24 (3.47%) Juniper
8 24 (3.47%) Nortel
9 18 (2.60%) T-Plan
10 16 (2.31%) VMware
10 16 (2.31%) Oracle
11 13 (1.88%) LANDesk
12 12 (1.73%) McAfee
12 12 (1.73%) BT
12 12 (1.73%) EMC
12 12 (1.73%) Progress
13 10 (1.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 10 (1.45%) Business Objects
14 9 (1.30%) Veritas
Amersham
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £65000. per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
DP Connect
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + comm
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £72000 - £85000 per annum + comm
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £67000 - £70000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Posted: 12 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Medical
Posted: 16 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Medical
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago