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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 623 638 639
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Permanent jobs citing 3G 287 280 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% 1.49% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 114 140 163
Average salary £41,750 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +5.55%

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
19780 18793 22687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.79% 17.24% 19.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16008 14717 18918
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £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 December 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 December 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 +5 281 £41,750 -16.50% 24
South East -9 173 £57,500 +10.57% 12
Berkshire +47 147 £57,500 +21.05% 7
Reading +47 120 £62,500 +32.97%
East of England -3 36 £40,000 +6.66% 2
London -34 35 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Cambridge +16 22 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Cambridgeshire +13 22 £45,000 +5.88% 1
City of London +16 14 £55,000 +22.22% 4
South West 0 10 £24,000 -43.52%
Hertfordshire -19 10 £40,000 - 1
Bristol +9 9 £24,000 -50.00%
Surrey -26 9 £40,000 -23.80% 4
Maidenhead -6 8 - -
North West - 8 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -8 6 - -
West Sussex +3 5 £37,500 -11.76%
Manchester - 5 £40,000 - 1
Crawley +2 4 - -
Slough -4 4 £57,500 - 1
Guildford -13 4 £42,500 -29.16% 2
Hampshire -21 4 £42,000 +20.00%
Hertford - 3 £37,500 -
Altrincham - 3 £40,000 -
Suffolk +12 2 - -
Ipswich +6 2 - -
Bracknell -21 2 £72,500 +145.76% 1
Chesham - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Watford - 2 - - 1

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 469 (69.79%) Telecoms
2 366 (54.46%) 4G
3 275 (40.92%) 2G
4 250 (37.20%) LTE
5 176 (26.19%) Internet
6 172 (25.60%) Smartphone
7 170 (25.30%) Broadband
8 134 (19.94%) Degree
9 127 (18.90%) Wireless
10 105 (15.63%) Radio Access Network
11 96 (14.29%) Project Management
12 94 (13.99%) GSM
13 79 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
14 74 (11.01%) Network Architecture
15 73 (10.86%) Marketing
16 69 (10.27%) Windows
17 66 (9.82%) Linux
17 66 (9.82%) UMTS
18 63 (9.38%) Nokia
19 57 (8.48%) QA
20 52 (7.74%) Huawei
20 52 (7.74%) Microsoft
21 51 (7.59%) SLA
21 51 (7.59%) Cisco
21 51 (7.59%) VPN
21 51 (7.59%) Ericsson
21 51 (7.59%) MVNO
22 50 (7.44%) UNIX
22 50 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
23 47 (6.99%) Computer Science

3G
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 27 (4.02%) CMS
2 14 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 12 (1.79%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 8 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (1.19%) IBM Notes
5 6 (0.89%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.89%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.74%) WorkSite
7 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.45%) Lync
7 3 (0.45%) IIS
8 2 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.15%) Apache
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 36 (5.36%) MS Office
2 30 (4.46%) MS Excel
3 18 (2.68%) XMetaL
4 10 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.74%) FrameMaker
5 5 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.30%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 366 (54.46%) 4G
2 275 (40.92%) 2G
3 250 (37.20%) LTE
4 176 (26.19%) Internet
5 170 (25.30%) Broadband
6 127 (18.90%) Wireless
7 105 (15.63%) Radio Access Network
8 94 (13.99%) GSM
9 66 (9.82%) UMTS
10 51 (7.59%) VPN
10 51 (7.59%) MVNO
11 47 (6.99%) VoLTE
12 46 (6.85%) WiMAX
12 46 (6.85%) Firewall
13 40 (5.95%) VoIP
14 39 (5.80%) DNS
15 33 (4.91%) RNC
16 32 (4.76%) LAN
17 30 (4.46%) TCP/IP
18 27 (4.02%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.79%) Oracle Database
2 11 (1.64%) Big Data
3 9 (1.34%) MySQL
4 8 (1.19%) SQL Server
5 6 (0.89%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.30%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.30%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.15%) DTS
7 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (0.74%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.60%) CMake
2 4 (0.60%) Hudson
2 4 (0.60%) Bugzilla
2 4 (0.60%) Ant
2 4 (0.60%) XMLSpy
2 4 (0.60%) Subversion
2 4 (0.60%) Maven
3 3 (0.45%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.30%) CruiseControl
4 2 (0.30%) CppUnit
4 2 (0.30%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.30%) Valgrind
5 1 (0.15%) GCC
5 1 (0.15%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.15%) JIRA
5 1 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 469 (69.79%) Telecoms
2 73 (10.86%) Marketing
3 47 (6.99%) Finance
4 26 (3.87%) Electronics
5 24 (3.57%) Back Office
6 19 (2.83%) Billing
7 11 (1.64%) Military
8 10 (1.49%) Banking
8 10 (1.49%) Legal
9 9 (1.34%) Games
10 6 (0.89%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.74%) French Language
12 4 (0.60%) Retail
13 2 (0.30%) Advertising
13 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.30%) Law
13 2 (0.30%) German Language
13 2 (0.30%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (5.51%) Consultant
1 37 (5.51%) Technical Design Authority
2 36 (5.36%) Network Manager
3 35 (5.21%) Analyst
3 35 (5.21%) Architect
4 34 (5.06%) Project Manager
5 32 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 32 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 24 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
6 24 (3.57%) Service Manager
7 22 (3.27%) Project Coordinator
7 22 (3.27%) Coordinator
7 22 (3.27%) Technical Leader
7 22 (3.27%) Wireless Engineer
7 22 (3.27%) Architecture Manager
8 21 (3.13%) RAN Engineer
8 21 (3.13%) Network Operator
8 21 (3.13%) Junior
9 20 (2.98%) Development Manager
9 20 (2.98%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.17%) XML
2 26 (3.87%) HTML
3 11 (1.64%) STL
3 11 (1.64%) Web Services
4 8 (1.19%) CSS
5 7 (1.04%) SOAP
5 7 (1.04%) ActiveMQ
5 7 (1.04%) JSON
5 7 (1.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 6 (0.89%) Middleware
7 5 (0.74%) Ajax
7 5 (0.74%) Classic ASP
7 5 (0.74%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.74%) .NET
7 5 (0.74%) jQuery
8 4 (0.60%) J2EE
8 4 (0.60%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (0.45%) MFC
10 2 (0.30%) Hibernate
10 2 (0.30%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 172 (25.60%) Smartphone
2 79 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (6.99%) Computer Science
4 30 (4.46%) Social Media
5 29 (4.32%) Blackberry
6 14 (2.08%) Digital Media
7 13 (1.93%) Video Conferencing
8 12 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
8 12 (1.79%) Algorithms
9 11 (1.64%) iPhone
9 11 (1.64%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.64%) Handset
10 10 (1.49%) Clustering
11 8 (1.19%) Device Driver
11 8 (1.19%) Blog
12 6 (0.89%) iPad
12 6 (0.89%) Internet of Things
13 5 (0.74%) Machine to Machine
13 5 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.74%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 69 (10.27%) Windows
2 66 (9.82%) Linux
3 50 (7.44%) UNIX
4 24 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 18 (2.68%) Android
6 16 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.38%) Windows XP
7 14 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.45%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.45%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.30%) Solaris
10 2 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.15%) Debian
11 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (14.29%) Project Management
2 74 (11.01%) Network Architecture
3 50 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (6.85%) Service Delivery
5 39 (5.80%) Line Management
6 36 (5.36%) Software Engineering
7 35 (5.21%) ITIL
8 34 (5.06%) SEO
9 24 (3.57%) Mentoring
10 23 (3.42%) Service Management
11 22 (3.27%) Network Planning
12 21 (3.13%) Software Testing
13 20 (2.98%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (2.98%) Capacity Management
14 19 (2.83%) Problem Management
15 18 (2.68%) Validation
15 18 (2.68%) E-Commerce
16 17 (2.53%) Disaster Recovery
16 17 (2.53%) Web Design
16 17 (2.53%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (6.85%) Java
2 36 (5.36%) C++
3 35 (5.21%) C
4 33 (4.91%) SQL
5 20 (2.98%) Perl
5 20 (2.98%) Python
6 16 (2.38%) C#
7 13 (1.93%) Shell Script
8 11 (1.64%) Embedded C
8 11 (1.64%) JavaScript
9 9 (1.34%) Groovy
9 9 (1.34%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.19%) Embedded C++
11 7 (1.04%) Scala
12 5 (0.74%) VB6
12 5 (0.74%) VB
12 5 (0.74%) PHP
13 4 (0.60%) Ruby
14 3 (0.45%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 134 (19.94%) Degree
2 31 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 23 (3.42%) CCNP
5 20 (2.98%) HND
6 19 (2.83%) HNC
7 15 (2.23%) CCNA
7 15 (2.23%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.74%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.45%) PMP
11 3 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.45%) ISEB
11 3 (0.45%) MCSE
11 3 (0.45%) CCIE
12 2 (0.30%) PhD
12 2 (0.30%) CISSP
12 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (8.48%) QA
2 51 (7.59%) SLA
3 11 (1.64%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (3.87%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.27%) NDS
3 16 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.19%) Terminal Services
4 8 (1.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.30%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.15%) Xen
6 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (0.74%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.45%) SCCM
3 2 (0.30%) Cacti
3 2 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.30%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.15%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.15%) WSUS
4 1 (0.15%) Netcool
4 1 (0.15%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.15%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.15%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 63 (9.38%) Nokia
2 52 (7.74%) Microsoft
2 52 (7.74%) Huawei
3 51 (7.59%) Cisco
3 51 (7.59%) Ericsson
4 43 (6.40%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 31 (4.61%) Nortel
6 29 (4.32%) Juniper
7 22 (3.27%) Oracle
8 18 (2.68%) VMware
9 16 (2.38%) Progress
9 16 (2.38%) Citrix
10 12 (1.79%) EMC
10 12 (1.79%) Veritas
11 10 (1.49%) T-Plan
12 8 (1.19%) Lotus
12 8 (1.19%) BT
13 7 (1.04%) Facebook
13 7 (1.04%) Twitter
13 7 (1.04%) Aruba
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