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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 725 698 640
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -58
Permanent jobs citing 3G 170 209 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 1.08% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 88 101 176
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 £22,850 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-20.21% +10.58%

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
19878 19343 22065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.14% 16.87% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15842 15319 17776
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -52 147 £42,500 -5.55% 20
South East -36 64 £42,500 -17.47% 11
London +3 40 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Berkshire -48 29 £40,000 -22.33% 5
Buckinghamshire +8 19 £50,000 -9.09%
City of London +15 15 £45,000 -10.44% 1
East of England +12 14 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Surrey -2 10 £42,500 -19.04% 4
Scotland +26 9 £21,375 -38.92%
Glasgow +19 9 £21,375 -38.92%
Cambridgeshire +24 8 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Cambridge +21 8 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Newbury +18 8 £40,000 -27.27% 2
North West +18 8 £32,500 -
Manchester +3 8 £32,500 -
South West -13 7 £27,500 -40.86% 2
Reading -32 7 - - 1
West Midlands -11 6 £21,500 +1.17%
Yorkshire - 6 £24,500 - 1
Bedfordshire +15 4 £31,500 -12.50% 1
Birmingham -4 4 £21,500 +1.17%
Hampshire -8 4 - -
Gloucestershire - 4 £22,500 - 1
Leeds - 4 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
Bracknell -2 3 £35,000 +18.64%
West Sussex 0 2 £35,500 -5.33%
Bristol -1 2 £31,500 -36.36%
Hertfordshire -9 2 £37,500 -11.76%
North Yorkshire - 2 £24,500 -

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 256 (58.05%) Telecoms
2 232 (52.61%) 4G
3 214 (48.53%) 2G
4 163 (36.96%) LTE
5 124 (28.12%) Wireless
6 119 (26.98%) Degree
7 110 (24.94%) GSM
8 95 (21.54%) Radio Access Network
9 77 (17.46%) UMTS
10 70 (15.87%) Ericsson
10 70 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
11 66 (14.97%) WiMAX
12 65 (14.74%) SLA
13 57 (12.93%) Nokia
13 57 (12.93%) Windows
13 57 (12.93%) Network Architecture
14 56 (12.70%) Project Management
15 55 (12.47%) Internet
16 54 (12.24%) Linux
17 53 (12.02%) QA
18 52 (11.79%) Cisco
18 52 (11.79%) VPN
19 51 (11.56%) Service Delivery
19 51 (11.56%) RNC
20 48 (10.88%) Nortel
21 42 (9.52%) Broadband
22 41 (9.30%) Smartphone
23 40 (9.07%) Firewall
23 40 (9.07%) MPLS
24 38 (8.62%) TCP/IP

3G
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 9 (2.04%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.59%) WorkSite
3 6 (1.36%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
3 6 (1.36%) IBM Notes
3 6 (1.36%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (0.45%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.23%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.23%) IIS
7 1 (0.23%) Apache
7 1 (0.23%) MTS
Applications
1 27 (6.12%) MS Office
1 27 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.68%) MS Project
5 2 (0.45%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.23%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.23%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 4 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.45%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 232 (52.61%) 4G
2 214 (48.53%) 2G
3 163 (36.96%) LTE
4 124 (28.12%) Wireless
5 110 (24.94%) GSM
6 95 (21.54%) Radio Access Network
7 77 (17.46%) UMTS
8 66 (14.97%) WiMAX
9 55 (12.47%) Internet
10 52 (11.79%) VPN
11 51 (11.56%) RNC
12 42 (9.52%) Broadband
13 40 (9.07%) Firewall
13 40 (9.07%) MPLS
14 38 (8.62%) VoIP
14 38 (8.62%) TCP/IP
15 34 (7.71%) Ethernet
16 31 (7.03%) MVNO
17 30 (6.80%) DNS
18 28 (6.35%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.04%) Oracle Database
2 8 (1.81%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.36%) MySQL
4 3 (0.68%) MS Access
4 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.45%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.45%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.45%) Big Data
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.23%) DTS
6 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.23%) UniData
Development Applications
1 3 (0.68%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.23%) XMLSpy
2 1 (0.23%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.23%) Subversion
2 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 256 (58.05%) Telecoms
2 32 (7.26%) Finance
3 26 (5.90%) Electronics
4 18 (4.08%) Marketing
5 16 (3.63%) Back Office
6 12 (2.72%) Billing
7 10 (2.27%) Legal
8 9 (2.04%) Military
9 8 (1.81%) Games
10 6 (1.36%) Banking
10 6 (1.36%) Retail
10 6 (1.36%) Law
11 3 (0.68%) Advertising
11 3 (0.68%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.68%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.45%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.45%) French Language
12 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 38 (8.62%) Network Engineer
2 33 (7.48%) RAN Engineer
3 32 (7.26%) Support Engineer
4 27 (6.12%) Wireless Engineer
5 26 (5.90%) Architect
6 24 (5.44%) Project Manager
7 21 (4.76%) Analyst
8 18 (4.08%) Radio Engineer
9 17 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
9 17 (3.85%) Software Engineer
9 17 (3.85%) Test Engineer
9 17 (3.85%) Radio Network Engineer
9 17 (3.85%) Network Optimisation Engineer
10 15 (3.40%) Design Engineer
10 15 (3.40%) Network Manager
11 14 (3.17%) Support Analyst
12 13 (2.95%) Service Manager
12 13 (2.95%) Consultant
13 12 (2.72%) Desktop Engineer
13 12 (2.72%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.72%) SOAP
2 11 (2.49%) HTML
3 9 (2.04%) CSS
4 8 (1.81%) Web Services
4 8 (1.81%) .NET
5 7 (1.59%) XML
6 6 (1.36%) J2EE
6 6 (1.36%) ASP.NET
6 6 (1.36%) REST
7 5 (1.13%) jQuery
7 5 (1.13%) Classic ASP
7 5 (1.13%) Ajax
8 4 (0.91%) STL
9 3 (0.68%) HTML5
10 2 (0.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (0.45%) JSON
10 2 (0.45%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (0.23%) JMS
11 1 (0.23%) WCF
11 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 70 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (9.30%) Smartphone
3 26 (5.90%) Computer Science
4 23 (5.22%) Blackberry
5 11 (2.49%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.27%) iPhone
7 9 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (1.81%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.81%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (1.59%) Clustering
10 6 (1.36%) Internet of Things
10 6 (1.36%) Machine to Machine
10 6 (1.36%) iPad
11 4 (0.91%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.68%) PMI
12 3 (0.68%) Handset
13 2 (0.45%) Blog
13 2 (0.45%) FMCG
13 2 (0.45%) Telematics
13 2 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 57 (12.93%) Windows
2 54 (12.24%) Linux
3 37 (8.39%) UNIX
4 20 (4.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (3.63%) Windows 7
6 14 (3.17%) Windows XP
7 11 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.27%) Android
9 7 (1.59%) Solaris
9 7 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.91%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.91%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.68%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.23%) BlackBerry OS
12 1 (0.23%) CentOS
12 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (12.93%) Network Architecture
2 56 (12.70%) Project Management
3 51 (11.56%) Service Delivery
4 27 (6.12%) Validation
5 26 (5.90%) ITIL
6 24 (5.44%) Software Engineering
7 23 (5.22%) Capacity Planning
8 20 (4.54%) Network Planning
8 20 (4.54%) Service Management
9 18 (4.08%) Line Management
9 18 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
10 12 (2.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 12 (2.72%) Change Management
10 12 (2.72%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (2.72%) Network Design
11 11 (2.49%) Problem Management
11 11 (2.49%) Capacity Management
12 10 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (2.27%) Fault Management
12 10 (2.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (7.26%) C
2 25 (5.67%) SQL
3 22 (4.99%) C++
4 16 (3.63%) Java
4 16 (3.63%) C#
4 16 (3.63%) Python
5 11 (2.49%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.59%) Perl
6 7 (1.59%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.36%) MATLAB
8 5 (1.13%) VB6
8 5 (1.13%) VB
9 4 (0.91%) Embedded C
9 4 (0.91%) Embedded C++
10 3 (0.68%) Ruby
11 2 (0.45%) Tcl
11 2 (0.45%) Ada
11 2 (0.45%) Groovy
11 2 (0.45%) Scala
12 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 119 (26.98%) Degree
2 28 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (3.85%) CCNA
4 16 (3.63%) Security Cleared
5 15 (3.40%) CCNP
6 11 (2.49%) SC Cleared
7 10 (2.27%) HNC
8 9 (2.04%) HND
9 7 (1.59%) CCDA
10 5 (1.13%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.91%) CCIE
12 3 (0.68%) MCSE
12 3 (0.68%) PhD
12 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.68%) CISSP
12 3 (0.68%) JNCIS
13 2 (0.45%) CCSA
13 2 (0.45%) CCSE
13 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (14.74%) SLA
2 53 (12.02%) QA
3 10 (2.27%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) PMBOK
System Software
1 21 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.36%) Terminal Services
4 5 (1.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (1.13%) NDS
5 4 (0.91%) Xen
5 4 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.45%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (0.45%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (0.68%) Cacti
1 3 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.45%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.45%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.45%) Nagios
2 2 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.23%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.23%) OpenView
3 1 (0.23%) Netcool
3 1 (0.23%) WSUS
3 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.23%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 70 (15.87%) Ericsson
2 57 (12.93%) Nokia
3 52 (11.79%) Cisco
4 48 (10.88%) Nortel
5 36 (8.16%) Huawei
6 32 (7.26%) Microsoft
7 30 (6.80%) Juniper
8 27 (6.12%) Oracle
9 21 (4.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 20 (4.54%) Citrix
11 17 (3.85%) VMware
12 12 (2.72%) Fortinet
13 8 (1.81%) EMC
14 7 (1.59%) Veritas
14 7 (1.59%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.59%) CheckPoint
14 7 (1.59%) F5
15 6 (1.36%) Amdocs
15 6 (1.36%) LANDesk
15 6 (1.36%) Lotus
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