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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 714 676 634
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -42
Permanent jobs citing 3G 144 192 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 1.09% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 76 99 164
Average salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,700 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%

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
18604 17608 21088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.98% 16.88% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14872 13845 17157
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 6 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 6 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 -32 130 £44,000 +2.32% 45
South East -66 52 £41,500 -17.00% 25
London +3 38 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Berkshire -56 26 £35,000 -32.03% 15
East of England +15 17 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Buckinghamshire +19 14 £51,500 -
Reading -24 14 - - 4
City of London +4 13 £45,000 +47.54% 1
Cambridgeshire +11 11 £45,000 +2.85%
Cambridge +9 11 £45,000 +2.85%
Surrey -9 9 £42,000 -20.00% 4
North West 0 7 £48,750 +62.50% 1
Manchester +8 6 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Hertfordshire -7 6 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Yorkshire - 6 £23,000 - 2
Glasgow +14 5 £21,250 -39.28%
Scotland +13 5 £21,250 -39.28% 1
West Midlands - 4 £27,500 - 3
North Yorkshire - 4 £23,000 -
York - 4 £23,000 -
Hertford +10 3 £37,500 -
Newbury -3 3 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Bristol -6 3 £30,500 +29.78% 3
South West -23 3 £30,500 -8.27% 6
Guildford +11 2 £43,750 - 3
Birmingham - 2 £27,500 - 1
Leeds - 2 - - 1
Reigate - 2 £30,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
M4 Corridor +7 1 - -

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 306 (64.15%) Telecoms
2 263 (55.14%) 4G
3 225 (47.17%) 2G
4 180 (37.74%) LTE
5 128 (26.83%) Wireless
6 109 (22.85%) Degree
7 103 (21.59%) GSM
8 93 (19.50%) Radio Access Network
9 90 (18.87%) Internet
10 73 (15.30%) UMTS
11 71 (14.88%) Broadband
11 71 (14.88%) Smartphone
11 71 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
12 66 (13.84%) Nokia
13 65 (13.63%) Project Management
14 63 (13.21%) Ericsson
14 63 (13.21%) Linux
14 63 (13.21%) Network Architecture
15 62 (13.00%) SLA
16 61 (12.79%) WiMAX
17 55 (11.53%) Windows
18 51 (10.69%) Service Delivery
19 50 (10.48%) UNIX
19 50 (10.48%) VPN
20 48 (10.06%) QA
21 46 (9.64%) RNC
22 43 (9.01%) Nortel
23 41 (8.60%) Cisco
23 41 (8.60%) Finance
23 41 (8.60%) Huawei

3G
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (1.89%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.68%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 8 (1.68%) IBM Notes
3 7 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.26%) WorkSite
4 6 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.63%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.42%) Lync
7 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.21%) IIS
7 1 (0.21%) Apache
7 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.21%) TeamSite
Applications
1 26 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.03%) MS Office
3 8 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.63%) XMetaL
5 2 (0.42%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.21%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 263 (55.14%) 4G
2 225 (47.17%) 2G
3 180 (37.74%) LTE
4 128 (26.83%) Wireless
5 103 (21.59%) GSM
6 93 (19.50%) Radio Access Network
7 90 (18.87%) Internet
8 73 (15.30%) UMTS
9 71 (14.88%) Broadband
10 61 (12.79%) WiMAX
11 50 (10.48%) VPN
12 46 (9.64%) RNC
13 36 (7.55%) Firewall
13 36 (7.55%) VoIP
13 36 (7.55%) MVNO
14 34 (7.13%) TCP/IP
15 31 (6.50%) VoLTE
16 30 (6.29%) Ethernet
16 30 (6.29%) MPLS
17 27 (5.66%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.89%) Oracle Database
2 8 (1.68%) MySQL
3 7 (1.47%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.63%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.63%) Big Data
5 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.42%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.42%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.21%) MS Access
6 1 (0.21%) DTS
6 1 (0.21%) UniData
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.42%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.21%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.21%) GCC
General
1 306 (64.15%) Telecoms
2 41 (8.60%) Finance
3 29 (6.08%) Marketing
4 28 (5.87%) Electronics
5 24 (5.03%) Back Office
6 12 (2.52%) Billing
7 11 (2.31%) Military
8 10 (2.10%) Legal
9 8 (1.68%) Banking
10 7 (1.47%) Games
11 4 (0.84%) Retail
11 4 (0.84%) Law
12 2 (0.42%) Advertising
12 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.42%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.42%) Automotive
12 2 (0.42%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.42%) French Language
13 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (6.50%) Network Engineer
2 28 (5.87%) Project Manager
2 28 (5.87%) Support Engineer
2 28 (5.87%) Wireless Engineer
3 26 (5.45%) RAN Engineer
4 23 (4.82%) Architect
5 21 (4.40%) Software Engineer
6 20 (4.19%) Analyst
6 20 (4.19%) Delivery Manager
7 19 (3.98%) Network Manager
7 19 (3.98%) Radio Engineer
8 18 (3.77%) Radio Network Engineer
8 18 (3.77%) Technical Design Authority
8 18 (3.77%) Network Optimisation Engineer
8 18 (3.77%) Consultant
9 17 (3.56%) Technical Leader
10 16 (3.35%) Technical Engineer
10 16 (3.35%) Service Manager
11 15 (3.14%) Test Engineer
12 14 (2.94%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.94%) HTML
2 11 (2.31%) SOAP
3 10 (2.10%) CSS
4 9 (1.89%) XML
5 8 (1.68%) Web Services
5 8 (1.68%) .NET
5 8 (1.68%) J2EE
6 6 (1.26%) ASP.NET
6 6 (1.26%) REST
7 5 (1.05%) jQuery
7 5 (1.05%) Classic ASP
7 5 (1.05%) Ajax
8 4 (0.84%) STL
8 4 (0.84%) HTML5
9 3 (0.63%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (0.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (0.63%) JSON
10 2 (0.42%) CGI
10 2 (0.42%) Middleware
10 2 (0.42%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 71 (14.88%) Smartphone
1 71 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.87%) Computer Science
3 27 (5.66%) Blackberry
4 13 (2.73%) iPhone
5 11 (2.31%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.31%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (1.68%) iPad
7 8 (1.68%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.47%) Clustering
9 6 (1.26%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.05%) Machine to Machine
11 4 (0.84%) Device Driver
12 3 (0.63%) Handset
12 3 (0.63%) PMI
13 2 (0.42%) Telematics
13 2 (0.42%) Blog
13 2 (0.42%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.42%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 63 (13.21%) Linux
2 55 (11.53%) Windows
3 50 (10.48%) UNIX
4 20 (4.19%) Windows 7
5 15 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.94%) Windows XP
7 10 (2.10%) Android
8 8 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.05%) Solaris
11 3 (0.63%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.21%) BlackBerry OS
13 1 (0.21%) CentOS
13 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (13.63%) Project Management
2 63 (13.21%) Network Architecture
3 51 (10.69%) Service Delivery
4 30 (6.29%) Software Engineering
5 29 (6.08%) Line Management
6 24 (5.03%) Validation
7 21 (4.40%) Network Planning
8 20 (4.19%) Service Management
9 19 (3.98%) ITIL
9 19 (3.98%) Performance Monitoring
10 17 (3.56%) Capacity Planning
11 14 (2.94%) Capacity Management
11 14 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (2.52%) Mentoring
13 11 (2.31%) Problem Management
14 10 (2.10%) Workflow
14 10 (2.10%) Asset Management
14 10 (2.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 9 (1.89%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 32 (6.71%) C
2 26 (5.45%) SQL
3 24 (5.03%) C++
4 20 (4.19%) Java
5 18 (3.77%) Python
6 16 (3.35%) C#
7 13 (2.73%) JavaScript
8 10 (2.10%) Perl
9 9 (1.89%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.26%) Embedded C
10 6 (1.26%) Embedded C++
11 5 (1.05%) MATLAB
11 5 (1.05%) VB6
11 5 (1.05%) VB
11 5 (1.05%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.63%) Scala
12 3 (0.63%) Groovy
13 2 (0.42%) PHP
14 1 (0.21%) VBA
14 1 (0.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 109 (22.85%) Degree
2 25 (5.24%) VCP4
3 20 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 16 (3.35%) HND
6 14 (2.94%) HNC
7 13 (2.73%) CCNA
7 13 (2.73%) SC Cleared
8 10 (2.10%) CCNP
9 5 (1.05%) CCDA
10 4 (0.84%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.63%) PhD
11 3 (0.63%) CCIE
11 3 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.42%) MCSE
12 2 (0.42%) CISSP
12 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.21%) CISM
13 1 (0.21%) CCSA
13 1 (0.21%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (13.00%) SLA
2 48 (10.06%) QA
3 9 (1.89%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.56%) NDS
3 16 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.47%) Terminal Services
5 5 (1.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.84%) Xen
7 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.84%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.63%) Cacti
3 2 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.42%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.42%) SCCM
4 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.21%) WSUS
4 1 (0.21%) Netcool
4 1 (0.21%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.21%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 66 (13.84%) Nokia
2 63 (13.21%) Ericsson
3 43 (9.01%) Nortel
4 41 (8.60%) Cisco
4 41 (8.60%) Huawei
5 35 (7.34%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 31 (6.50%) Microsoft
7 26 (5.45%) Oracle
8 25 (5.24%) Juniper
9 22 (4.61%) VMware
10 19 (3.98%) Citrix
11 14 (2.94%) Progress
12 9 (1.89%) Veritas
13 8 (1.68%) Lotus
13 8 (1.68%) Fortinet
14 7 (1.47%) EMC
15 6 (1.26%) Red Hat
15 6 (1.26%) CheckPoint
16 5 (1.05%) BT
16 5 (1.05%) LANDesk
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