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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 783 796 673
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -123
Permanent jobs citing 3G 132 172 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 0.93% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 102 107 166
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%

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
16583 18590 20776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.91% 16.92% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13798 15290 16608
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +13 123 £45,000 +12.50% 11
South East +41 76 £45,000 - 6
Berkshire +2 40 £42,000 -37.77% 2
London +13 27 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Hampshire +21 18 £45,000 +5.88% 3
South West +24 16 £23,744 -45.72%
Reading +7 16 £78,750 +75.00% 1
Basingstoke - 15 £45,000 - 1
Bristol +39 14 £23,500 -49.73%
Surrey +27 8 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Feltham - 7 £52,500 -
City of London +48 6 £36,250 +11.53%
Slough +10 5 £38,000 -1.93%
Maidenhead - 5 £32,500 -
West Sussex - 4 £52,500 -
Yorkshire +27 3 £25,000 -
Buckinghamshire +26 3 - -
West Yorkshire +18 3 £25,000 -
Sussex +12 3 £25,000 -37.50%
Ossett - 3 £25,000 -
Redhill - 3 £51,000 -
Newbury +7 2 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Bournemouth - 2 £67,500 -
Gosport - 2 £36,000 - 1
Crawley - 2 £52,250 -
Gatwick - 2 £52,500 -
Reigate - 2 £53,750 -
Dorset - 2 £67,500 -
West Midlands -12 1 £40,000 +46.78%
Portsmouth - 1 £44,000 -

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 166 (54.07%) 4G
2 126 (41.04%) Telecoms
3 121 (39.41%) LTE
4 94 (30.62%) 2G
5 89 (28.99%) Wi-Fi
6 87 (28.34%) Windows
7 75 (24.43%) MPLS
8 73 (23.78%) Degree
9 70 (22.80%) Cisco Certification
10 69 (22.48%) Cisco
11 68 (22.15%) VoIP
12 66 (21.50%) LAN
13 65 (21.17%) WAN
13 65 (21.17%) Wireless
14 63 (20.52%) VPN
15 60 (19.54%) Firewall
16 59 (19.22%) Ethernet
16 59 (19.22%) Network Design
17 56 (18.24%) GPRS
18 54 (17.59%) TCP/IP
18 54 (17.59%) Juniper
19 51 (16.61%) BGP
19 51 (16.61%) Microsoft
19 51 (16.61%) Linux
20 44 (14.33%) IPsec
21 41 (13.36%) ADSL
22 40 (13.03%) GSM
22 40 (13.03%) Internet
23 39 (12.70%) Network Architecture
23 39 (12.70%) Data Centre

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 14 (4.56%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.26%) Apache
3 9 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (2.61%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.95%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.33%) CMS
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.33%) IIS
7 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (8.47%) MS Office
2 20 (6.51%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.65%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.65%) SketchUp
5 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (2.93%) Amazon S3
1 9 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (2.93%) Office 365
2 8 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (2.61%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.33%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 166 (54.07%) 4G
2 121 (39.41%) LTE
3 94 (30.62%) 2G
4 89 (28.99%) Wi-Fi
5 75 (24.43%) MPLS
6 68 (22.15%) VoIP
7 66 (21.50%) LAN
8 65 (21.17%) WAN
8 65 (21.17%) Wireless
9 63 (20.52%) VPN
10 60 (19.54%) Firewall
11 59 (19.22%) Ethernet
12 56 (18.24%) GPRS
13 54 (17.59%) TCP/IP
14 51 (16.61%) BGP
15 44 (14.33%) IPsec
16 41 (13.36%) ADSL
17 40 (13.03%) GSM
17 40 (13.03%) Internet
18 37 (12.05%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.61%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.63%) Big Data
3 5 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.30%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.98%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.98%) MySQL
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.95%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.30%) Android Studio
2 4 (1.30%) Gradle
3 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.33%) CMake
4 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.33%) Xcode
General
1 126 (41.04%) Telecoms
2 34 (11.07%) Electronics
3 23 (7.49%) Marketing
4 19 (6.19%) Finance
5 16 (5.21%) Games
6 15 (4.89%) Military
7 9 (2.93%) Legal
8 7 (2.28%) Automotive
8 7 (2.28%) Back Office
8 7 (2.28%) Billing
9 4 (1.30%) German Language
9 4 (1.30%) Italian Language
9 4 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.98%) Advertising
11 2 (0.65%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.65%) Banking
11 2 (0.65%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.65%) Law
12 1 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (16.61%) Network Engineer
2 40 (13.03%) Analyst
3 34 (11.07%) Design Engineer
4 26 (8.47%) Consultant
5 24 (7.82%) Senior Network Engineer
5 24 (7.82%) Support Engineer
6 21 (6.84%) Architect
7 18 (5.86%) Sales Manager
8 15 (4.89%) Developer
8 15 (4.89%) Network Manager
9 14 (4.56%) Account Manager
9 14 (4.56%) Development Engineer
10 13 (4.23%) Ericsson Engineer
11 12 (3.91%) IT Engineer
11 12 (3.91%) OSS Engineer
12 11 (3.58%) Implementation Engineer
12 11 (3.58%) Support Analyst
13 10 (3.26%) Operations Analyst
13 10 (3.26%) Technical Analyst
13 10 (3.26%) Technical Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.54%) 802.1X
2 11 (3.58%) SOAP
2 11 (3.58%) XML
3 10 (3.26%) HTML
3 10 (3.26%) RESTful
4 5 (1.63%) HEVC
4 5 (1.63%) OAuth
5 2 (0.65%) CSS
5 2 (0.65%) Doctrine
5 2 (0.65%) jQuery
5 2 (0.65%) JSON
5 2 (0.65%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.65%) REST
5 2 (0.65%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.65%) Symfony
5 2 (0.65%) Twig
6 1 (0.33%) .NET
6 1 (0.33%) iOS SDK
6 1 (0.33%) OpenRasta
6 1 (0.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.70%) Data Centre
2 30 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (9.12%) Management Information System
4 16 (5.21%) IPTV
5 14 (4.56%) Computer Science
6 13 (4.23%) iPhone
6 13 (4.23%) PKI
7 11 (3.58%) Smartphone
8 10 (3.26%) Blackberry
9 9 (2.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 8 (2.61%) Machine to Machine
10 8 (2.61%) Mathematics
10 8 (2.61%) Public Cloud
10 8 (2.61%) Visualisation
10 8 (2.61%) Web 2.0
11 7 (2.28%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.95%) Cybercrime
12 6 (1.95%) Driving Licence
12 6 (1.95%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.95%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 87 (28.34%) Windows
2 51 (16.61%) Linux
3 29 (9.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (7.49%) Windows 7
5 21 (6.84%) Windows Server
6 20 (6.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (5.86%) Android
8 17 (5.54%) Windows XP
9 15 (4.89%) Windows CE
9 15 (4.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (3.91%) Windows 8
11 11 (3.58%) Windows 10
12 10 (3.26%) Mac OS
13 9 (2.93%) Unix
14 8 (2.61%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.30%) VMS
16 1 (0.33%) VxWorks
16 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (19.22%) Network Design
2 39 (12.70%) Network Architecture
3 30 (9.77%) ITIL
4 28 (9.12%) Project Management
5 27 (8.79%) Time Management
5 27 (8.79%) Validation
6 25 (8.14%) Product Management
7 23 (7.49%) CRM
8 21 (6.84%) Defect Management
8 21 (6.84%) Migration
9 19 (6.19%) Operations Management
9 19 (6.19%) Presales
9 19 (6.19%) System Testing
10 18 (5.86%) Mentoring
10 18 (5.86%) Performance Management
10 18 (5.86%) Test Planning
11 17 (5.54%) Cybersecurity
11 17 (5.54%) Information Security
11 17 (5.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (5.54%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.17%) C++
2 17 (5.54%) C
3 16 (5.21%) C#
4 15 (4.89%) VC++
5 13 (4.23%) SQL
6 10 (3.26%) Java
7 9 (2.93%) Python
8 8 (2.61%) MATLAB
9 4 (1.30%) Perl
10 3 (0.98%) PHP
11 2 (0.65%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.65%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.33%) Delphi
12 1 (0.33%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.33%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.33%) Ruby
12 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (23.78%) Degree
2 70 (22.80%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (8.79%) CCNA
4 26 (8.47%) CCNP
5 25 (8.14%) CCIE
6 24 (7.82%) ISEB
7 23 (7.49%) ISTQB
8 21 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (6.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 18 (5.86%) MCSA
11 16 (5.21%) CCSA
11 16 (5.21%) CCSP
12 13 (4.23%) Security Cleared
13 4 (1.30%) DV Cleared
13 4 (1.30%) MCSE
13 4 (1.30%) PMP
13 4 (1.30%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.98%) PhD
14 3 (0.98%) PMI Certification
15 2 (0.65%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.79%) SLA
2 19 (6.19%) ISO 9001
3 9 (2.93%) QA
4 4 (1.30%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 34 (11.07%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.93%) Terminal Services
3 7 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.63%) Squid
5 4 (1.30%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.98%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.98%) XenApp
7 2 (0.65%) Firmware
7 2 (0.65%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.33%) KVM
8 1 (0.33%) Xen
8 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (4.23%) Cisco Prime
2 12 (3.91%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (1.30%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.30%) TrustSec
4 3 (0.98%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.33%) Grafana
5 1 (0.33%) Graphite
5 1 (0.33%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.33%) logstash
5 1 (0.33%) Nagios
5 1 (0.33%) Nessus
5 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.33%) Puppet
5 1 (0.33%) SCCM
5 1 (0.33%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 69 (22.48%) Cisco
2 54 (17.59%) Juniper
3 51 (16.61%) Microsoft
4 29 (9.45%) Nokia
5 26 (8.47%) Ericsson
6 25 (8.14%) HP
7 24 (7.82%) Citrix
8 22 (7.17%) CheckPoint
9 18 (5.86%) Huawei
10 17 (5.54%) F5
11 15 (4.89%) SolarWinds
12 13 (4.23%) Barracuda Networks
12 13 (4.23%) Palo Alto
12 13 (4.23%) Redback
13 12 (3.91%) VMware
14 11 (3.58%) BT
14 11 (3.58%) Nortel
15 10 (3.26%) Openreach
16 9 (2.93%) Oracle
17 8 (2.61%) Google
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