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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 791 786 720
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -66
Permanent jobs citing 3G 141 192 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 1.00% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 113 104 144
Median salary £48,000 £40,750 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.79% +7.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £76,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+17.50% +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
16647 19237 20671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.97% 17.31% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13854 15681 16513
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +3 132 £47,000 +17.50% 8
South East +30 76 £47,000 +10.58% 3
Berkshire +4 44 £48,000 +20.00%
London +5 32 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Reading +6 15 £90,000 +100.00%
South West +26 14 £55,000 +25.71%
Surrey +21 9 £47,000 +10.58%
Hampshire +9 9 £45,000 - 3
Yorkshire +31 8 £25,000 -
Bristol +27 8 £27,500 -41.17%
West Yorkshire +9 8 £25,000 -
West Sussex - 8 £52,250 -
Slough +2 7 £38,000 +1.33%
Basingstoke -4 7 £45,000 - 2
Feltham - 7 £52,500 -
City of London +46 6 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Ossett - 6 £25,000 -
Newbury +14 5 £52,500 +31.25%
West Midlands -21 5 £40,000 +73.91%
Maidenhead - 5 £32,500 -
Birmingham -9 4 £40,250 +75.00%
Buckinghamshire +20 3 - -
Dorset - 3 £67,500 -
Redhill - 3 £47,000 -
Gatwick - 3 £52,500 -
Bournemouth - 3 £67,500 -
Horsham - 3 £40,000 -
Leeds +22 2 £50,000 -
East of England +6 2 £54,500 +73.01%
Thatcham - 2 £60,000 -

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 178 (54.43%) 4G
2 135 (41.28%) Telecoms
3 119 (36.39%) LTE
4 102 (31.19%) 2G
5 86 (26.30%) Windows
6 78 (23.85%) MPLS
7 77 (23.55%) Wi-Fi
7 77 (23.55%) Degree
8 72 (22.02%) VoIP
9 70 (21.41%) Cisco Certification
10 67 (20.49%) Wireless
11 64 (19.57%) Cisco
12 63 (19.27%) VPN
13 62 (18.96%) TCP/IP
13 62 (18.96%) Network Design
14 61 (18.65%) Ethernet
14 61 (18.65%) Firewall
15 60 (18.35%) Juniper
15 60 (18.35%) LAN
16 59 (18.04%) WAN
17 57 (17.43%) GPRS
18 52 (15.90%) BGP
19 50 (15.29%) Linux
20 49 (14.98%) Microsoft
21 45 (13.76%) GSM
22 44 (13.46%) Network Architecture
23 41 (12.54%) Internet
24 40 (12.23%) SS7
24 40 (12.23%) IPsec
25 39 (11.93%) OSPF

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 17 (5.20%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (3.06%) Apache
4 8 (2.45%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.83%) IBM Notes
6 5 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.92%) IIS
8 1 (0.31%) CMS
8 1 (0.31%) Confluence
8 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.31%) SAS
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (8.56%) MS Office
2 23 (7.03%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.61%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.61%) SketchUp
5 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (3.06%) Amazon S3
1 10 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (2.75%) Office 365
3 8 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (2.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.61%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 178 (54.43%) 4G
2 119 (36.39%) LTE
3 102 (31.19%) 2G
4 78 (23.85%) MPLS
5 77 (23.55%) Wi-Fi
6 72 (22.02%) VoIP
7 67 (20.49%) Wireless
8 63 (19.27%) VPN
9 62 (18.96%) TCP/IP
10 61 (18.65%) Ethernet
10 61 (18.65%) Firewall
11 60 (18.35%) LAN
12 59 (18.04%) WAN
13 57 (17.43%) GPRS
14 52 (15.90%) BGP
15 45 (13.76%) GSM
16 41 (12.54%) Internet
17 40 (12.23%) IPsec
17 40 (12.23%) SS7
18 39 (11.93%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.45%) Hadoop
3 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.53%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.22%) Big Data
6 3 (0.92%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.92%) MySQL
7 2 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (3.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.14%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.22%) Android Studio
3 4 (1.22%) Gradle
4 2 (0.61%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.31%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.31%) CMake
5 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.31%) JIRA
5 1 (0.31%) Xcode
General
1 135 (41.28%) Telecoms
2 33 (10.09%) Electronics
3 21 (6.42%) Marketing
4 20 (6.12%) Finance
5 16 (4.89%) Games
6 13 (3.98%) Billing
7 10 (3.06%) Legal
8 9 (2.75%) Back Office
9 7 (2.14%) Automotive
9 7 (2.14%) Military
10 4 (1.22%) German Language
10 4 (1.22%) Italian Language
10 4 (1.22%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.92%) Advertising
11 3 (0.92%) Banking
11 3 (0.92%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.92%) Law
12 2 (0.61%) Retail
13 1 (0.31%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 43 (13.15%) Network Engineer
2 38 (11.62%) Analyst
3 35 (10.70%) Design Engineer
4 32 (9.79%) Consultant
5 26 (7.95%) Support Engineer
6 20 (6.12%) Architect
7 19 (5.81%) Senior Network Engineer
8 18 (5.50%) Ericsson Engineer
8 18 (5.50%) Network Manager
9 17 (5.20%) Developer
9 17 (5.20%) Sales Manager
10 16 (4.89%) Implementation Engineer
11 14 (4.28%) Account Manager
11 14 (4.28%) Software Engineer
12 12 (3.67%) Designer
12 12 (3.67%) Firmware Engineer
13 11 (3.36%) OSS Engineer
14 10 (3.06%) Operations Analyst
14 10 (3.06%) Systems Engineer
14 10 (3.06%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.89%) 802.1X
2 15 (4.59%) SOAP
3 11 (3.36%) RESTful
3 11 (3.36%) XML
4 10 (3.06%) HTML
5 5 (1.53%) HEVC
5 5 (1.53%) OAuth
6 3 (0.92%) .NET
6 3 (0.92%) Web Services
7 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (0.61%) CSS
7 2 (0.61%) Doctrine
7 2 (0.61%) jQuery
7 2 (0.61%) JSON
7 2 (0.61%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.61%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.61%) Symfony
7 2 (0.61%) Twig
7 2 (0.61%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.40%) Data Centre
2 33 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (9.48%) Management Information System
4 24 (7.34%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.59%) IPTV
6 13 (3.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 12 (3.67%) iPhone
7 12 (3.67%) PKI
8 11 (3.36%) Smartphone
9 9 (2.75%) Blackberry
9 9 (2.75%) Mathematics
10 8 (2.45%) Machine to Machine
10 8 (2.45%) Public Cloud
10 8 (2.45%) Visualisation
10 8 (2.45%) Web 2.0
11 7 (2.14%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.83%) Cybercrime
12 6 (1.83%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.83%) PDA
13 5 (1.53%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 86 (26.30%) Windows
2 50 (15.29%) Linux
3 32 (9.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (7.65%) Windows 7
5 22 (6.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (6.12%) Android
6 20 (6.12%) Windows Server
7 17 (5.20%) Unix
7 17 (5.20%) Windows XP
8 14 (4.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (3.98%) Windows 8
10 10 (3.06%) Mac OS
10 10 (3.06%) Windows 10
11 9 (2.75%) Apple iOS
12 7 (2.14%) VxWorks
12 7 (2.14%) Windows CE
13 4 (1.22%) VMS
14 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (18.96%) Network Design
2 44 (13.46%) Network Architecture
3 31 (9.48%) ITIL
4 29 (8.87%) Project Management
5 27 (8.26%) Software Engineering
5 27 (8.26%) Time Management
6 24 (7.34%) Product Management
7 23 (7.03%) Defect Management
8 22 (6.73%) CRM
9 19 (5.81%) Cybersecurity
9 19 (5.81%) Information Security
9 19 (5.81%) Migration
9 19 (5.81%) Validation
10 18 (5.50%) Mentoring
10 18 (5.50%) Performance Management
10 18 (5.50%) Test Planning
11 17 (5.20%) Operations Management
11 17 (5.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (4.89%) Presales
12 16 (4.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (9.17%) C
2 27 (8.26%) C++
3 22 (6.73%) SQL
4 13 (3.98%) Java
5 11 (3.36%) C#
5 11 (3.36%) Python
6 8 (2.45%) MATLAB
7 7 (2.14%) Delphi
7 7 (2.14%) VC++
8 6 (1.83%) Embedded C
9 5 (1.53%) Perl
10 4 (1.22%) PHP
11 2 (0.61%) Embedded C++
11 2 (0.61%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.61%) PHP 5
11 2 (0.61%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 77 (23.55%) Degree
2 70 (21.41%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (8.87%) CCNA
4 27 (8.26%) CCNP
5 26 (7.95%) ISEB
5 26 (7.95%) ISTQB
6 23 (7.03%) CCIE
7 22 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (5.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 18 (5.50%) MCSA
9 16 (4.89%) CCSA
9 16 (4.89%) CCSP
10 13 (3.98%) Security Cleared
11 5 (1.53%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.53%) MCSE
12 4 (1.22%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.22%) PMP
12 4 (1.22%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.92%) HNC
13 3 (0.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.17%) SLA
2 13 (3.98%) QA
3 11 (3.36%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.22%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 37 (11.31%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.98%) Firmware
3 10 (3.06%) Terminal Services
4 8 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.53%) Squid
5 5 (1.53%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.92%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.61%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.61%) XenApp
8 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (3.98%) Cisco Prime
2 12 (3.67%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (1.22%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.22%) TrustSec
4 2 (0.61%) Amdocs OSS
4 2 (0.61%) Grafana
4 2 (0.61%) Graphite
4 2 (0.61%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.61%) logstash
4 2 (0.61%) Nagios
4 2 (0.61%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.61%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.31%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.31%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.31%) Nessus
5 1 (0.31%) Netcool
5 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.31%) Puppet
5 1 (0.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 64 (19.57%) Cisco
2 60 (18.35%) Juniper
3 49 (14.98%) Microsoft
4 28 (8.56%) Ericsson
4 28 (8.56%) Nokia
5 26 (7.95%) HP
6 24 (7.34%) Citrix
7 21 (6.42%) CheckPoint
8 18 (5.50%) Huawei
8 18 (5.50%) Redback
9 16 (4.89%) F5
10 15 (4.59%) SolarWinds
11 14 (4.28%) BT
12 13 (3.98%) Barracuda Networks
12 13 (3.98%) Palo Alto
13 11 (3.36%) VMware
14 10 (3.06%) Openreach
15 9 (2.75%) Nortel
15 9 (2.75%) Oracle
16 8 (2.45%) Agilent
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