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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 788 828 660
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -168
Permanent jobs citing 3G 88 157 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 0.88% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 68 110 124
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £26,450 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.66% -7.77%

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
15506 17745 20329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.21% 16.54% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12559 14671 16364
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +25 83 £51,250 +2.50% 11
London +26 41 £65,000 +18.18% 3
South East +46 30 £35,000 -9.09% 4
Berkshire +40 13 £35,000 +18.64% 1
Surrey +13 7 £32,500 +6.55% 1
East of England +3 6 £52,500 +9.37% 1
City of London +26 5 £52,750 +21.96% 1
West Sussex +19 4 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Hampshire - 4 £25,000 -
Gatwick - 4 £62,500 - 1
Feltham - 4 £37,500 - 1
Maidenhead - 4 £35,000 -
Basingstoke - 4 £25,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £53,750 -
Slough +27 3 £110,000 -
Reading +20 3 - -
Bristol +17 3 £25,000 -44.44% 1
South West +15 3 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Hertfordshire +5 2 £27,500 -42.70%
Watford -12 2 £27,500 -29.03%
West Midlands -16 2 £19,000 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £19,000 -
Wales - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 - -
Leatherhead - 2 £32,500 -
Redhill - 2 £40,000 -
Weybridge - 2 £47,500 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 1
Guildford +27 1 £21,000 -19.23%

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 143 (63.56%) 4G
2 121 (53.78%) Telecoms
3 70 (31.11%) LTE
4 60 (26.67%) Degree
5 59 (26.22%) 2G
5 59 (26.22%) Linux
6 53 (23.56%) GSM
6 53 (23.56%) LAN
7 52 (23.11%) Wi-Fi
8 45 (20.00%) Ethernet
8 45 (20.00%) Windows
8 45 (20.00%) Cisco
9 44 (19.56%) VoIP
9 44 (19.56%) WAN
10 42 (18.67%) C++
11 41 (18.22%) Wireless
12 39 (17.33%) Cisco Certification
13 37 (16.44%) TCP/IP
14 35 (15.56%) VMware
15 34 (15.11%) Firewall
15 34 (15.11%) Radio Access Network
16 31 (13.78%) VMware Infrastructure
17 30 (13.33%) VPN
17 30 (13.33%) C
18 29 (12.89%) GPRS
18 29 (12.89%) ADSL
18 29 (12.89%) SSL
18 29 (12.89%) MPLS
18 29 (12.89%) KVM
19 28 (12.44%) 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 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (1.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.89%) Apache
2 2 (0.89%) Apache Spark
2 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (6.22%) MS Office
2 8 (3.56%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.33%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.44%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.22%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.44%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.44%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.78%) Office 365
3 2 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.89%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 143 (63.56%) 4G
2 70 (31.11%) LTE
3 59 (26.22%) 2G
4 53 (23.56%) GSM
4 53 (23.56%) LAN
5 52 (23.11%) Wi-Fi
6 45 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 44 (19.56%) VoIP
7 44 (19.56%) WAN
8 41 (18.22%) Wireless
9 37 (16.44%) TCP/IP
10 34 (15.11%) Firewall
10 34 (15.11%) Radio Access Network
11 30 (13.33%) VPN
12 29 (12.89%) ADSL
12 29 (12.89%) GPRS
12 29 (12.89%) MPLS
12 29 (12.89%) SSL
13 27 (12.00%) OpenFlow
14 25 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.22%) Big Data
2 5 (2.22%) GIS
3 2 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.89%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.44%) BODI
4 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.44%) MS Access
4 1 (0.44%) MySQL
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Subversion
1 1 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 121 (53.78%) Telecoms
2 26 (11.56%) Electronics
3 15 (6.67%) Marketing
4 13 (5.78%) Military
5 9 (4.00%) Finance
5 9 (4.00%) Games
6 5 (2.22%) Banking
7 4 (1.78%) Retail
8 3 (1.33%) Back Office
9 2 (0.89%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.44%) Billing
10 1 (0.44%) French Language
10 1 (0.44%) Front Office
10 1 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (18.67%) Network Engineer
2 29 (12.89%) Design Engineer
2 29 (12.89%) Developer
3 27 (12.00%) C++ Developer
4 21 (9.33%) 3G Engineer
5 20 (8.89%) 4G Engineer
6 17 (7.56%) Linux Developer
6 17 (7.56%) Telecoms Developer
7 16 (7.11%) Graduate
8 15 (6.67%) Analyst
8 15 (6.67%) Field Engineer
9 14 (6.22%) Architect
9 14 (6.22%) Trainee
10 13 (5.78%) Lead Developer
10 13 (5.78%) Support Engineer
11 12 (5.33%) Development Engineer
11 12 (5.33%) Junior
11 12 (5.33%) Senior Network Engineer
12 11 (4.89%) Junior 3G Engineer
12 11 (4.89%) OSS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 10 (4.44%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.89%) CGI
3 2 (0.89%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.89%) Web Services
3 2 (0.89%) XML
4 1 (0.44%) .NET
4 1 (0.44%) Ajax
4 1 (0.44%) JSON
4 1 (0.44%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.44%) RESTful
4 1 (0.44%) SOAP
4 1 (0.44%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.44%) Data Centre
2 20 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 18 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 17 (7.56%) IPTV
5 14 (6.22%) Internet of Things
5 14 (6.22%) PKI
6 12 (5.33%) Smartphone
7 9 (4.00%) Blackberry
8 7 (3.11%) Handset
9 5 (2.22%) CPLD
9 5 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (2.22%) iPhone
10 4 (1.78%) iPad
10 4 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.78%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.33%) Contactless
11 3 (1.33%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.89%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 59 (26.22%) Linux
2 45 (20.00%) Windows
3 13 (5.78%) Windows CE
4 11 (4.89%) Windows Server
5 10 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (4.00%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.56%) Windows XP
8 7 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.67%) Unix
9 6 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.22%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.78%) Android
12 3 (1.33%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (12.44%) Multithreading
2 26 (11.56%) Validation
3 23 (10.22%) Network Design
3 23 (10.22%) Translating Business Requirements
4 21 (9.33%) ITIL
5 18 (8.00%) Analytics
6 17 (7.56%) Presales
7 14 (6.22%) Customer Engagement
7 14 (6.22%) Load Balancing
7 14 (6.22%) Operations Management
7 14 (6.22%) System Testing
8 13 (5.78%) Business Development
8 13 (5.78%) Information Management
8 13 (5.78%) Migration
8 13 (5.78%) Network Architecture
8 13 (5.78%) Network Management
8 13 (5.78%) WAN Optimisation
9 12 (5.33%) Change Control
10 11 (4.89%) Incident Management
10 11 (4.89%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (18.67%) C++
2 30 (13.33%) C
3 14 (6.22%) C#
4 13 (5.78%) VC++
5 10 (4.44%) SQL
6 6 (2.67%) Python
7 5 (2.22%) MATLAB
8 4 (1.78%) Java
8 4 (1.78%) VB
9 2 (0.89%) Perl
10 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.44%) Ruby
10 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.44%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 60 (26.67%) Degree
2 39 (17.33%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (8.00%) CCNA
4 13 (5.78%) CCNP
5 9 (4.00%) CCSA
6 8 (3.56%) Security Cleared
7 7 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.67%) CCIE
8 6 (2.67%) CCSP
8 6 (2.67%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.22%) CCENT
9 5 (2.22%) MCSA
9 5 (2.22%) NVQ Level 3
10 4 (1.78%) CCNP Voice
10 4 (1.78%) ISEB
10 4 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (1.33%) ISTQB
11 3 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.89%) MCP
12 2 (0.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.00%) SLA
2 13 (5.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 31 (13.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (12.89%) KVM
3 17 (7.56%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.56%) Firmware
5 6 (2.67%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.78%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.89%) XenApp
8 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (12.00%) Ansible
1 27 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
1 27 (12.00%) Puppet
2 12 (5.33%) Cisco Prime
2 12 (5.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.44%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.44%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (0.44%) Nessus
3 1 (0.44%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 45 (20.00%) Cisco
2 35 (15.56%) VMware
3 24 (10.67%) Juniper
4 23 (10.22%) Microsoft
5 17 (7.56%) F5
6 14 (6.22%) Citrix
6 14 (6.22%) SolarWinds
7 12 (5.33%) Barracuda Networks
7 12 (5.33%) Palo Alto
8 11 (4.89%) CheckPoint
8 11 (4.89%) EMC
8 11 (4.89%) HP
9 9 (4.00%) Nokia
10 7 (3.11%) Empirix
10 7 (3.11%) Velocent
11 6 (2.67%) Oracle
12 5 (2.22%) Mapinfo
12 5 (2.22%) Sophos
13 4 (1.78%) Huawei
13 4 (1.78%) Intel Security
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