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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 769 754 751
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Permanent jobs citing 3G 155 211 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 1.10% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 129 100 129
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £77,500 £69,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £38,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -2.56%

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
17095 19123 20340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.13% 17.89% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14196 15317 16281
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -30 145 £50,000 +25.00% 18
South East -18 68 £50,000 +13.63% 5
London +32 50 £47,500 +8.57% 8
Berkshire -16 38 £53,750 +34.37% 1
City of London +44 16 £45,500 +15.18% 1
Surrey +11 15 £47,000 +10.58% 1
South West +1 15 £47,000 +44.61% 2
West Yorkshire +15 13 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire +12 13 £50,000 - 1
Reading +4 13 £90,000 -
Newbury +4 10 £50,000 +25.00%
West Sussex +5 9 £40,000 -5.88%
Birmingham -9 9 £50,000 +132.55%
West Midlands -12 9 £50,000 +132.55%
Leeds +2 7 £50,000 - 1
Bristol +8 6 £55,000 +44.73% 2
Ossett - 6 £25,000 -
Horsham +11 5 £40,000 -5.88%
Slough -2 5 £38,000 +1.33% 1
Thatcham - 5 £60,000 -
Feltham - 5 £60,000 - 1
Cheltenham -3 4 £38,500 -
Gloucestershire -6 4 £38,500 +71.11%
Guildford - 4 - -
Redhill - 4 £47,000 -
East of England 0 3 £55,000 +74.60%
Crawley - 3 £52,000 -
Dorset - 3 £67,500 -
Bournemouth - 3 £67,500 -
Hertfordshire +17 2 £54,500 +172.50%

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 162 (52.60%) 4G
2 125 (40.58%) Telecoms
3 95 (30.84%) 2G
4 94 (30.52%) LTE
5 87 (28.25%) Windows
6 75 (24.35%) MPLS
7 72 (23.38%) VoIP
8 69 (22.40%) Degree
9 66 (21.43%) Network Design
9 66 (21.43%) VPN
9 66 (21.43%) Cisco
9 66 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
10 64 (20.78%) Wi-Fi
10 64 (20.78%) Wireless
11 61 (19.81%) Firewall
11 61 (19.81%) Juniper
11 61 (19.81%) TCP/IP
12 54 (17.53%) LAN
13 53 (17.21%) Ethernet
14 52 (16.88%) WAN
14 52 (16.88%) BGP
15 49 (15.91%) GPRS
16 48 (15.58%) Linux
16 48 (15.58%) Microsoft
17 42 (13.64%) GSM
18 41 (13.31%) OSPF
19 39 (12.66%) Active Directory
20 38 (12.34%) Network Architecture
21 37 (12.01%) HTTP
22 36 (11.69%) DSL

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 20 (6.49%) MS Exchange
2 15 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (2.92%) Apache
4 8 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (1.95%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.95%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.97%) IIS
7 1 (0.32%) CMS
7 1 (0.32%) Confluence
7 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.32%) SAS
7 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 30 (9.74%) MS Office
2 26 (8.44%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.65%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.65%) SketchUp
5 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.90%) Office 365
2 8 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.60%) Amazon S3
2 8 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.65%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 162 (52.60%) 4G
2 95 (30.84%) 2G
3 94 (30.52%) LTE
4 75 (24.35%) MPLS
5 72 (23.38%) VoIP
6 66 (21.43%) VPN
7 64 (20.78%) Wi-Fi
7 64 (20.78%) Wireless
8 61 (19.81%) Firewall
8 61 (19.81%) TCP/IP
9 54 (17.53%) LAN
10 53 (17.21%) Ethernet
11 52 (16.88%) BGP
11 52 (16.88%) WAN
12 49 (15.91%) GPRS
13 42 (13.64%) GSM
14 41 (13.31%) OSPF
15 37 (12.01%) HTTP
16 36 (11.69%) DNS
16 36 (11.69%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.95%) Hadoop
2 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.62%) MySQL
3 5 (1.62%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.30%) Big Data
5 3 (0.97%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (4.22%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.60%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.30%) Android Studio
3 4 (1.30%) Gradle
4 2 (0.65%) CppUnit
4 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.32%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.32%) CMake
5 1 (0.32%) Hudson
5 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.32%) JIRA
5 1 (0.32%) Subversion
5 1 (0.32%) Xcode
General
1 125 (40.58%) Telecoms
2 26 (8.44%) Electronics
3 22 (7.14%) Finance
4 20 (6.49%) Marketing
5 16 (5.19%) Billing
6 12 (3.90%) Games
7 11 (3.57%) Back Office
8 10 (3.25%) Legal
9 7 (2.27%) Automotive
10 6 (1.95%) Retail
11 5 (1.62%) Banking
12 4 (1.30%) German Language
12 4 (1.30%) Italian Language
12 4 (1.30%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.97%) Advertising
13 3 (0.97%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.97%) Law
14 2 (0.65%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (12.01%) Consultant
2 31 (10.06%) Analyst
3 29 (9.42%) Support Engineer
4 28 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 27 (8.77%) Design Engineer
6 20 (6.49%) Implementation Engineer
7 19 (6.17%) Developer
7 19 (6.17%) Ericsson Engineer
8 18 (5.84%) Architect
8 18 (5.84%) Network Manager
9 17 (5.52%) Senior Network Engineer
10 16 (5.19%) Sales Manager
11 14 (4.55%) Account Manager
12 13 (4.22%) Designer
12 13 (4.22%) Field Engineer
12 13 (4.22%) Firmware Engineer
12 13 (4.22%) Software Engineer
13 11 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
13 11 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 11 (3.57%) Field Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.19%) SOAP
2 12 (3.90%) 802.1X
3 11 (3.57%) RESTful
3 11 (3.57%) XML
4 10 (3.25%) HTML
5 5 (1.62%) HEVC
5 5 (1.62%) OAuth
6 3 (0.97%) .NET
6 3 (0.97%) Web Services
7 2 (0.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (0.65%) CSS
7 2 (0.65%) jQuery
7 2 (0.65%) JSON
7 2 (0.65%) POSIX
7 2 (0.65%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.65%) Sensu
7 2 (0.65%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.65%) STL
7 2 (0.65%) Symfony
7 2 (0.65%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.04%) Data Centre
2 31 (10.06%) Management Information System
3 27 (8.77%) Computer Science
4 22 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (4.55%) IPTV
6 12 (3.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 11 (3.57%) Blackberry
7 11 (3.57%) Mathematics
8 10 (3.25%) iPhone
9 9 (2.92%) PKI
9 9 (2.92%) Visualisation
10 8 (2.60%) Machine to Machine
10 8 (2.60%) Web 2.0
11 7 (2.27%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.95%) Cybercrime
12 6 (1.95%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.95%) PDA
12 6 (1.95%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.95%) User Experience
13 5 (1.62%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 87 (28.25%) Windows
2 48 (15.58%) Linux
3 35 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (9.42%) Windows 7
5 25 (8.12%) Windows Server
6 24 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (6.49%) Android
7 20 (6.49%) Unix
8 18 (5.84%) Windows 8
9 17 (5.52%) Windows XP
10 13 (4.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (3.57%) Apple iOS
11 11 (3.57%) Windows 10
12 9 (2.92%) Mac OS
13 8 (2.60%) VxWorks
14 4 (1.30%) VMS
15 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.32%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (21.43%) Network Design
2 38 (12.34%) Network Architecture
3 30 (9.74%) ITIL
4 27 (8.77%) Project Management
4 27 (8.77%) Software Engineering
5 25 (8.12%) Time Management
6 22 (7.14%) Product Management
7 21 (6.82%) CRM
8 20 (6.49%) Migration
8 20 (6.49%) Service Management
9 19 (6.17%) Cybersecurity
9 19 (6.17%) Defect Management
9 19 (6.17%) Information Security
9 19 (6.17%) Presales
10 18 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (5.19%) Mentoring
12 16 (5.19%) Software Delivery
13 15 (4.87%) Operations Management
13 15 (4.87%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (9.74%) C
2 25 (8.12%) SQL
3 24 (7.79%) C++
4 11 (3.57%) Java
5 9 (2.92%) Python
6 8 (2.60%) Delphi
7 6 (1.95%) Embedded C
7 6 (1.95%) MATLAB
8 5 (1.62%) C#
8 5 (1.62%) Perl
8 5 (1.62%) PHP
9 2 (0.65%) Embedded C++
9 2 (0.65%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.65%) PHP 5
9 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.32%) Ruby
10 1 (0.32%) VC++
Qualifications
1 69 (22.40%) Degree
2 66 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (9.09%) CCNA
4 25 (8.12%) CCNP
5 23 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (7.14%) CCIE
6 22 (7.14%) ISEB
6 22 (7.14%) ISTQB
7 18 (5.84%) MCSA
8 13 (4.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (4.22%) Security Cleared
9 12 (3.90%) CCSA
9 12 (3.90%) CCSP
10 10 (3.25%) MCSE
11 5 (1.62%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.30%) HNC
12 4 (1.30%) HND
12 4 (1.30%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.30%) PMP
12 4 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.39%) SLA
2 14 (4.55%) QA
3 5 (1.62%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.30%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 39 (12.66%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.55%) Firmware
3 13 (4.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (3.90%) Terminal Services
5 5 (1.62%) Squid
5 5 (1.62%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.97%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.65%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.32%) XenApp
8 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (3.25%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (1.30%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.97%) TrustSec
5 2 (0.65%) Amdocs OSS
5 2 (0.65%) Grafana
5 2 (0.65%) Graphite
5 2 (0.65%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.65%) logstash
5 2 (0.65%) Nagios
5 2 (0.65%) SCCM
5 2 (0.65%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.65%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.32%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.32%) Netcool
6 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 66 (21.43%) Cisco
2 61 (19.81%) Juniper
3 48 (15.58%) Microsoft
4 29 (9.42%) Ericsson
5 26 (8.44%) Citrix
6 24 (7.79%) HP
6 24 (7.79%) Nokia
7 22 (7.14%) Huawei
8 19 (6.17%) Redback
9 17 (5.52%) BT
10 16 (5.19%) CheckPoint
11 15 (4.87%) VMware
12 14 (4.55%) F5
13 13 (4.22%) SolarWinds
14 11 (3.57%) Barracuda Networks
14 11 (3.57%) Oracle
14 11 (3.57%) Palo Alto
15 9 (2.92%) Agilent
15 9 (2.92%) Openreach
16 8 (2.60%) Google
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + OTE
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Weybridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £500000 per annum + Share Scheme
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £22500 - £23500 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £34,000 per annum plus on call and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Creation Recruitment
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago