The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 777 799 627
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -172
Permanent jobs citing 3G 137 181 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% 0.98% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 95 129 169
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £34,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +24.08%

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
16432 18378 20925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.86% 16.77% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13589 15242 16553
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

3G
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing 3G as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 130 £45,000 +5.88% 8
South East +23 77 £45,000 - 5
Berkshire +10 46 £53,750 -20.37% 2
London -21 28 £53,750 +43.33% 1
Hampshire +16 17 £45,000 - 1
Basingstoke +1 14 £45,000 -14.28%
Slough +27 13 £90,000 +100.00% 1
South West +8 13 £23,000 -54.00%
Bristol +27 12 £23,000 -54.00%
Reading +11 11 £66,250 +54.06%
East Midlands - 8 £35,000 - 1
Feltham - 6 £53,750 -
City of London +48 5 £44,000 +35.38%
Maidenhead - 5 £32,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £35,000 - 1
Surrey +33 4 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 4 - -
Mansfield - 4 £35,000 - 1
Sussex +10 3 £25,000 -37.50%
West Sussex +3 3 £52,500 +110.00%
Gatwick - 3 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire +10 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Cambridge +7 2 £47,500 -5.00%
East of England 0 2 £47,500 +50.79%
Derby - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Redhill - 2 £51,750 -
Reigate - 2 £53,750 -
Gosport - 2 £36,000 - 1
North West +9 1 - - 1

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing 3G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for 3G.

1 167 (58.60%) 4G
2 135 (47.37%) Telecoms
3 116 (40.70%) LTE
4 87 (30.53%) Wi-Fi
5 83 (29.12%) 2G
6 74 (25.96%) Degree
7 71 (24.91%) Windows
8 65 (22.81%) MPLS
9 61 (21.40%) LAN
10 60 (21.05%) Cisco
11 59 (20.70%) Cisco Certification
11 59 (20.70%) VoIP
11 59 (20.70%) WAN
12 56 (19.65%) Wireless
13 53 (18.60%) Ethernet
14 52 (18.25%) Linux
15 51 (17.89%) VPN
15 51 (17.89%) Network Design
16 49 (17.19%) Firewall
17 48 (16.84%) GPRS
18 47 (16.49%) TCP/IP
19 46 (16.14%) Microsoft
20 44 (15.44%) BGP
21 43 (15.09%) Juniper
21 43 (15.09%) GSM
22 42 (14.74%) IPsec
23 40 (14.04%) ADSL
23 40 (14.04%) Radio Access Network
24 36 (12.63%) Internet
24 36 (12.63%) Data Centre

3G
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (3.86%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.16%) Apache
3 8 (2.81%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.11%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (7.02%) MS Office
2 15 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.81%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 4 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.70%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.70%) SketchUp
6 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.35%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.40%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.96%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (3.51%) Office 365
3 8 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.81%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.81%) Amazon S3
3 8 (2.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 167 (58.60%) 4G
2 116 (40.70%) LTE
3 87 (30.53%) Wi-Fi
4 83 (29.12%) 2G
5 65 (22.81%) MPLS
6 61 (21.40%) LAN
7 59 (20.70%) VoIP
7 59 (20.70%) WAN
8 56 (19.65%) Wireless
9 53 (18.60%) Ethernet
10 51 (17.89%) VPN
11 49 (17.19%) Firewall
12 48 (16.84%) GPRS
13 47 (16.49%) TCP/IP
14 44 (15.44%) BGP
15 43 (15.09%) GSM
16 42 (14.74%) IPsec
17 40 (14.04%) ADSL
17 40 (14.04%) Radio Access Network
18 36 (12.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.91%) Big Data
2 8 (2.81%) Hadoop
3 7 (2.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.75%) GIS
5 4 (1.40%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.40%) MySQL
5 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.35%) MS Access
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (2.11%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.40%) Android Studio
2 4 (1.40%) Gradle
3 1 (0.35%) CMake
3 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.35%) Xcode
General
1 135 (47.37%) Telecoms
2 34 (11.93%) Electronics
3 26 (9.12%) Marketing
4 15 (5.26%) Military
5 13 (4.56%) Games
6 10 (3.51%) Finance
7 6 (2.11%) Automotive
7 6 (2.11%) Back Office
8 4 (1.40%) German Language
8 4 (1.40%) Italian Language
8 4 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.05%) Advertising
9 3 (1.05%) Billing
9 3 (1.05%) Legal
10 2 (0.70%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.70%) Banking
11 1 (0.35%) French Language
11 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (18.25%) Network Engineer
2 37 (12.98%) Analyst
3 34 (11.93%) Design Engineer
4 23 (8.07%) Senior Network Engineer
5 21 (7.37%) Architect
6 19 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 18 (6.32%) Developer
8 16 (5.61%) Consultant
8 16 (5.61%) Sales Manager
9 14 (4.91%) Development Engineer
9 14 (4.91%) OSS Engineer
10 11 (3.86%) Account Manager
10 11 (3.86%) IT Engineer
10 11 (3.86%) Support Analyst
11 10 (3.51%) Diagnostic Engineer
12 9 (3.16%) Customer Engineer
12 9 (3.16%) Graduate
12 9 (3.16%) Network Analyst
12 9 (3.16%) Operations Analyst
12 9 (3.16%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.56%) 802.1X
2 10 (3.51%) RESTful
2 10 (3.51%) XML
3 8 (2.81%) HTML
4 7 (2.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (1.75%) HEVC
5 5 (1.75%) SOAP
6 4 (1.40%) OAuth
7 2 (0.70%) CGI
7 2 (0.70%) JSON
7 2 (0.70%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.35%) Ajax
8 1 (0.35%) CSS
8 1 (0.35%) iOS SDK
8 1 (0.35%) jQuery
8 1 (0.35%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.35%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.35%) REST
8 1 (0.35%) Symfony
8 1 (0.35%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.63%) Data Centre
2 33 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (8.07%) IPTV
4 22 (7.72%) Management Information System
5 21 (7.37%) Computer Science
6 13 (4.56%) PKI
6 13 (4.56%) Smartphone
7 12 (4.21%) iPhone
8 9 (3.16%) Internet of Things
9 8 (2.81%) Blackberry
9 8 (2.81%) Public Cloud
9 8 (2.81%) Visualisation
10 7 (2.46%) Machine to Machine
10 7 (2.46%) Web 2.0
11 6 (2.11%) Algorithms
11 6 (2.11%) Driving Licence
11 6 (2.11%) Mobile App
11 6 (2.11%) PDA
12 5 (1.75%) Mathematics
13 4 (1.40%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 71 (24.91%) Windows
2 52 (18.25%) Linux
3 24 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (7.02%) Windows 7
4 20 (7.02%) Windows Server
5 17 (5.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (5.61%) Android
7 15 (5.26%) Windows CE
8 14 (4.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (4.91%) Windows XP
9 12 (4.21%) Windows 10
10 11 (3.86%) Windows 8
11 8 (2.81%) Apple iOS
11 8 (2.81%) Mac OS
12 6 (2.11%) Unix
13 4 (1.40%) VMS
14 1 (0.35%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (17.89%) Network Design
2 29 (10.18%) Network Architecture
3 28 (9.82%) Validation
4 27 (9.47%) ITIL
5 24 (8.42%) Project Management
6 23 (8.07%) Presales
7 22 (7.72%) Analytics
7 22 (7.72%) Time Management
8 21 (7.37%) Product Management
9 20 (7.02%) Customer Engagement
10 19 (6.67%) CRM
10 19 (6.67%) Migration
11 18 (6.32%) Operations Management
12 16 (5.61%) WAN Optimisation
13 15 (5.26%) Change Control
13 15 (5.26%) Performance Management
13 15 (5.26%) System Testing
14 14 (4.91%) Load Balancing
15 13 (4.56%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (4.56%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (9.47%) C++
2 18 (6.32%) C
3 15 (5.26%) C#
3 15 (5.26%) VC++
4 13 (4.56%) SQL
5 11 (3.86%) Python
6 10 (3.51%) MATLAB
7 9 (3.16%) Java
8 4 (1.40%) VB
9 3 (1.05%) Perl
10 2 (0.70%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.35%) Delphi
11 1 (0.35%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.35%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.35%) PHP
11 1 (0.35%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 74 (25.96%) Degree
2 59 (20.70%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (7.72%) CCIE
4 21 (7.37%) CCNP
5 19 (6.67%) CCNA
6 14 (4.91%) ISEB
6 14 (4.91%) MCSA
6 14 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (4.56%) ISTQB
7 13 (4.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (4.21%) CCSA
8 12 (4.21%) CCSP
9 9 (3.16%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.05%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.05%) NVQ Level 3
10 3 (1.05%) PhD
10 3 (1.05%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.70%) MCP
11 2 (0.70%) MCSE
12 1 (0.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 17 (5.96%) SLA
3 4 (1.40%) ISO 14001
3 4 (1.40%) QA
System Software
1 27 (9.47%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.81%) KVM
4 5 (1.75%) Firmware
4 5 (1.75%) Squid
4 5 (1.75%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.40%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.05%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.70%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.70%) XenApp
8 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (4.21%) Cisco Prime
1 12 (4.21%) SolarWinds Orion
2 8 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.81%) Puppet
3 7 (2.46%) Ansible
4 4 (1.40%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.40%) TrustSec
5 3 (1.05%) Amdocs OSS
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 60 (21.05%) Cisco
2 46 (16.14%) Microsoft
3 43 (15.09%) Juniper
4 22 (7.72%) Nokia
5 19 (6.67%) Citrix
5 19 (6.67%) HP
5 19 (6.67%) VMware
6 17 (5.96%) CheckPoint
6 17 (5.96%) Ericsson
7 16 (5.61%) F5
8 13 (4.56%) Barracuda Networks
8 13 (4.56%) Huawei
8 13 (4.56%) Palo Alto
8 13 (4.56%) SolarWinds
9 10 (3.51%) EMC
9 10 (3.51%) Nortel
10 9 (3.16%) Oracle
11 8 (2.81%) Google
11 8 (2.81%) Openreach
11 8 (2.81%) Redback
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Salary: From £20,230 to £20,730 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + + Over Time + Great Benefits
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