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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 687 716 608
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -108
Permanent jobs citing 3G 212 224 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 1.10% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 99 121 172
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -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
19924 20317 21799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.05% 17.01% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15781 16140 17644
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 £26,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 4 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 4 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 +17 189 £42,500 - 35
South East +4 95 £42,500 -9.57% 23
Berkshire -26 58 £40,000 -25.92% 18
London +37 45 £50,000 +11.11% 6
East of England +27 21 £32,000 - 4
Reading -16 21 - - 11
Buckinghamshire +19 20 £47,500 -13.63% 2
City of London +40 18 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Bedfordshire +8 11 £31,500 -1.56% 1
Surrey +31 10 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Slough +16 10 £37,500 +15.38% 3
South West -20 10 £27,500 -40.86% 2
Newbury +13 9 £40,000 -27.27%
Manchester +24 8 £40,000 -
Scotland +24 8 £21,375 -38.92%
Cambridgeshire +21 8 £47,500 +9.82% 2
Cambridge +20 8 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Glasgow +17 8 £21,375 -38.92%
North West +15 8 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire - 7 £22,500 - 1
Bracknell +2 6 - - 1
Birmingham -4 5 £21,500 +1.17%
Hampshire -5 5 - - 1
West Midlands -11 5 £21,500 +13.15%
West Yorkshire - 4 - -
Yorkshire - 4 - -
Leeds - 4 - -
Gloucester - 4 - -
Woking - 3 £42,500 -
Bristol -4 2 £31,500 -13.69%

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 229 (57.25%) Telecoms
2 205 (51.25%) 4G
3 202 (50.50%) 2G
4 145 (36.25%) LTE
5 103 (25.75%) Degree
6 93 (23.25%) Radio Access Network
7 89 (22.25%) Wireless
8 86 (21.50%) GSM
9 68 (17.00%) Cisco
10 60 (15.00%) Ericsson
11 58 (14.50%) Linux
12 56 (14.00%) UMTS
13 55 (13.75%) Internet
13 55 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
14 54 (13.50%) Network Architecture
15 52 (13.00%) MPLS
16 51 (12.75%) TCP/IP
16 51 (12.75%) Windows
17 49 (12.25%) VPN
18 46 (11.50%) SLA
19 45 (11.25%) Firewall
20 40 (10.00%) Juniper
20 40 (10.00%) Ethernet
20 40 (10.00%) Broadband
20 40 (10.00%) WiMAX
21 38 (9.50%) SS7
22 37 (9.25%) Project Management
22 37 (9.25%) Nokia
22 37 (9.25%) BGP
23 36 (9.00%) Huawei

3G
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 10 (2.50%) WorkSite
2 9 (2.25%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.50%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 6 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2000
4 5 (1.25%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.25%) IIS
6 1 (0.25%) Apache
6 1 (0.25%) MTS
6 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (6.75%) MS Office
1 27 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.00%) MS Project
4 3 (0.75%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.75%) XMetaL
4 3 (0.75%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.25%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 205 (51.25%) 4G
2 202 (50.50%) 2G
3 145 (36.25%) LTE
4 93 (23.25%) Radio Access Network
5 89 (22.25%) Wireless
6 86 (21.50%) GSM
7 56 (14.00%) UMTS
8 55 (13.75%) Internet
9 52 (13.00%) MPLS
10 51 (12.75%) TCP/IP
11 49 (12.25%) VPN
12 45 (11.25%) Firewall
13 40 (10.00%) Ethernet
13 40 (10.00%) Broadband
13 40 (10.00%) WiMAX
14 38 (9.50%) SS7
15 37 (9.25%) BGP
16 35 (8.75%) RNC
16 35 (8.75%) OSPF
16 35 (8.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (2.75%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.75%) MySQL
4 6 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.00%) MS Access
5 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.50%) Big Data
6 2 (0.50%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.50%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.50%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.25%) UniData
7 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.75%) ClearCase
1 3 (0.75%) XMLSpy
2 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.25%) Subversion
2 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.25%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.25%) CANoe
General
1 229 (57.25%) Telecoms
2 28 (7.00%) Finance
3 18 (4.50%) Electronics
4 13 (3.25%) Billing
5 12 (3.00%) Back Office
6 10 (2.50%) Marketing
7 9 (2.25%) Law
8 8 (2.00%) Games
9 7 (1.75%) Retail
9 7 (1.75%) Legal
10 4 (1.00%) Banking
10 4 (1.00%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.75%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.75%) Advertising
12 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.50%) Automotive
12 2 (0.50%) French Language
12 2 (0.50%) German Language
13 1 (0.25%) Military
13 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 28 (7.00%) Architect
3 26 (6.50%) RAN Engineer
4 24 (6.00%) Support Engineer
5 23 (5.75%) Analyst
6 20 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 17 (4.25%) Test Engineer
7 17 (4.25%) Software Engineer
8 16 (4.00%) Design Engineer
8 16 (4.00%) Network Architect
9 14 (3.50%) Support Analyst
9 14 (3.50%) Wireless Engineer
9 14 (3.50%) Technical Engineer
9 14 (3.50%) Network Support
10 13 (3.25%) Operations Manager
11 11 (2.75%) Technical Leader
11 11 (2.75%) Senior RAN Engineer
12 10 (2.50%) Consultant
12 10 (2.50%) Author
12 10 (2.50%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.00%) HTML
2 10 (2.50%) .NET
2 10 (2.50%) SOAP
3 9 (2.25%) Web Services
4 8 (2.00%) CSS
5 7 (1.75%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.75%) XML
6 6 (1.50%) REST
6 6 (1.50%) J2EE
7 5 (1.25%) Ajax
7 5 (1.25%) jQuery
7 5 (1.25%) Classic ASP
8 4 (1.00%) HTML5
9 2 (0.50%) STL
10 1 (0.25%) WCF
10 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.25%) RESTful
10 1 (0.25%) COM
10 1 (0.25%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (8.00%) Smartphone
3 26 (6.50%) Blackberry
4 22 (5.50%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.25%) iPhone
6 9 (2.25%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (2.25%) iPad
7 6 (1.50%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.50%) Clustering
8 4 (1.00%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (1.00%) PMI
8 4 (1.00%) Handset
8 4 (1.00%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.75%) Wiki
9 3 (0.75%) Telematics
9 3 (0.75%) Device Driver
9 3 (0.75%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.75%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.75%) Machine to Machine
10 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 58 (14.50%) Linux
2 51 (12.75%) Windows
3 34 (8.50%) UNIX
4 21 (5.25%) Windows 7
5 20 (5.00%) Windows XP
5 20 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (2.75%) Android
9 7 (1.75%) Windows 2000
10 6 (1.50%) Solaris
10 6 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.25%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.75%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.25%) CentOS
13 1 (0.25%) BlackBerry OS
13 1 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (13.50%) Network Architecture
2 37 (9.25%) Project Management
3 34 (8.50%) Service Delivery
4 29 (7.25%) Capacity Planning
4 29 (7.25%) Validation
5 25 (6.25%) ITIL
6 22 (5.50%) Software Engineering
7 15 (3.75%) Service Management
7 15 (3.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 14 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (3.25%) Network Design
9 13 (3.25%) Fault Management
9 13 (3.25%) Change Control
10 12 (3.00%) Change Management
10 12 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (3.00%) CRM
11 11 (2.75%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (2.75%) Capacity Management
12 10 (2.50%) Line Management
12 10 (2.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (7.75%) C
2 24 (6.00%) C++
3 23 (5.75%) SQL
4 19 (4.75%) C#
5 16 (4.00%) Python
6 13 (3.25%) Java
7 11 (2.75%) JavaScript
8 9 (2.25%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.75%) Perl
10 6 (1.50%) MATLAB
11 5 (1.25%) VB6
11 5 (1.25%) VB
11 5 (1.25%) Embedded C
11 5 (1.25%) Embedded C++
12 3 (0.75%) Ruby
12 3 (0.75%) Ada
13 2 (0.50%) Tcl
14 1 (0.25%) PHP5
14 1 (0.25%) TTCN
14 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 103 (25.75%) Degree
2 35 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (5.25%) CCNA
4 20 (5.00%) CCNP
5 12 (3.00%) HNC
6 9 (2.25%) CCDA
7 8 (2.00%) CISSP
7 8 (2.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.75%) CCSA
8 7 (1.75%) CCSE
9 6 (1.50%) PMI Certification
9 6 (1.50%) HND
10 5 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.25%) CCIP
11 4 (1.00%) CCIE
11 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.00%) MCSE
11 4 (1.00%) JNCIS
12 3 (0.75%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (11.50%) SLA
2 35 (8.75%) QA
3 11 (2.75%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) PMBOK
System Software
1 24 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (1.25%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.00%) Xen
5 3 (0.75%) ProxySG
5 3 (0.75%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.75%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.75%) Cacti
2 3 (0.75%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.75%) Netcool
2 3 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (0.75%) Nagios
2 3 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.25%) OpenView
3 1 (0.25%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 68 (17.00%) Cisco
2 60 (15.00%) Ericsson
3 40 (10.00%) Juniper
4 37 (9.25%) Nokia
5 36 (9.00%) Huawei
6 33 (8.25%) Microsoft
7 32 (8.00%) Nortel
8 31 (7.75%) Oracle
9 23 (5.75%) Citrix
10 19 (4.75%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 18 (4.50%) VMware
12 13 (3.25%) Amdocs
12 13 (3.25%) Fortinet
12 13 (3.25%) F5
13 12 (3.00%) CheckPoint
14 11 (2.75%) EMC
15 9 (2.25%) HP
15 9 (2.25%) Apple
16 7 (1.75%) LANDesk
16 7 (1.75%) Veritas
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone Group Services Limited
Salary: £Attractive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Samsung
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 10 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £51000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 13 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire / Bedfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 26 days ago