The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 915 908 894
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 20 29 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.027% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 35
Average salary £60,000 £43,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -16.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £50,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £43,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -20.90%

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
17278 19320 18195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 18.15% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14368 15676 14260
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3GPP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

3GPP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3GPP within the UK.

3GPP Salary Trend in the UK

3GPP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3GPP over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 within the UK.

3GPP Salary Histogram in the UK

3GPP
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3GPP within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 +10 19 £60,000 +37.93% 3
South East +8 11 £60,000 +37.93% 1
Reading -4 6 £60,000 +33.33%
Berkshire -22 6 £60,000 +37.93%
London +7 4 £66,250 +48.04% 1
North West - 3 £50,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 3 - - 1
Warrington - 3 £50,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 - -
City of London +52 1 £87,500 +76.76% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
South West - 1 £55,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £55,000 -
Surrey - 1 £47,500 -

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing 3GPP 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 3GPP.

1 48 (65.75%) Telecoms
2 26 (35.62%) Degree
2 26 (35.62%) LTE
3 22 (30.14%) Linux
3 22 (30.14%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (24.66%) Network Design
5 16 (21.92%) VoLTE
5 16 (21.92%) Wireless
5 16 (21.92%) Billing
6 15 (20.55%) 3G
6 15 (20.55%) Cisco
6 15 (20.55%) CCNP
7 14 (19.18%) CCIE
7 14 (19.18%) Diameter Protocol
8 13 (17.81%) MVNO
8 13 (17.81%) Migration
8 13 (17.81%) 2G
9 12 (16.44%) SAN
9 12 (16.44%) CDMA
9 12 (16.44%) WLAN
9 12 (16.44%) C++
9 12 (16.44%) Data Centre
10 11 (15.07%) Web Services
11 10 (13.70%) Network Security
12 9 (12.33%) 4G
13 8 (10.96%) Use Case
13 8 (10.96%) Ubuntu
13 8 (10.96%) Red Hat
13 8 (10.96%) CCNA
13 8 (10.96%) Wi-Fi

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing 3GPP 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 3GPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.48%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.11%) CloudStack
3 1 (1.37%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.48%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (5.48%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (35.62%) LTE
2 16 (21.92%) VoLTE
2 16 (21.92%) Wireless
3 15 (20.55%) 3G
4 14 (19.18%) Diameter Protocol
5 13 (17.81%) 2G
5 13 (17.81%) MVNO
6 12 (16.44%) CDMA
6 12 (16.44%) SAN
6 12 (16.44%) WLAN
7 10 (13.70%) Network Security
8 9 (12.33%) 4G
9 8 (10.96%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (9.59%) Firewall
10 7 (9.59%) UMTS
11 6 (8.22%) GSM
11 6 (8.22%) INAP
11 6 (8.22%) M3UA
11 6 (8.22%) Radio Access Network
11 6 (8.22%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) Data Mining
1 6 (8.22%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (8.22%) MySQL
1 6 (8.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) CppUnit
2 1 (1.37%) Hudson
2 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 48 (65.75%) Telecoms
2 16 (21.92%) Billing
3 5 (6.85%) Legal
3 5 (6.85%) Marketing
4 2 (2.74%) Electronics
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (27.40%) Architect
2 14 (19.18%) Network Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) Security Engineer
4 6 (8.22%) BSS Architect
4 6 (8.22%) C++ Developer
4 6 (8.22%) Developer
4 6 (8.22%) OSS Architect
5 5 (6.85%) Chief Architect
5 5 (6.85%) Field Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Lead Architect
5 5 (6.85%) Real Time Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Technical Architect
5 5 (6.85%) Technical Leader
5 5 (6.85%) VoLTE Architect
6 4 (5.48%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) WLAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) Web Services
2 6 (8.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 6 (8.22%) POSIX
2 6 (8.22%) STL
3 5 (6.85%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.37%) .NET
4 1 (1.37%) CSS
4 1 (1.37%) HTML
4 1 (1.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.22%) Handset
3 5 (6.85%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.11%) IPTV
5 3 (4.11%) Smartphone
5 3 (4.11%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.74%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.74%) IVR
6 2 (2.74%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.74%) Telematics
7 1 (1.37%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.37%) Java Card
7 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.37%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.14%) Linux
2 8 (10.96%) Debian
2 8 (10.96%) Fedora
2 8 (10.96%) Ubuntu
3 4 (5.48%) Unix
4 1 (1.37%) Windows
4 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.37%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) Network Design
2 13 (17.81%) Migration
3 8 (10.96%) Use Case
4 7 (9.59%) Presales
4 7 (9.59%) Project Management
5 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.22%) CRM
5 6 (8.22%) eTOM
5 6 (8.22%) Fault Management
5 6 (8.22%) High Availability
5 6 (8.22%) Multithreading
5 6 (8.22%) Performance Management
6 5 (6.85%) BPMN
6 5 (6.85%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (6.85%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (6.85%) Test Automation
6 5 (6.85%) Test Management
6 5 (6.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.44%) C++
2 7 (9.59%) C
2 7 (9.59%) Java
3 5 (6.85%) Python
4 2 (2.74%) C#
4 2 (2.74%) Perl
5 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 26 (35.62%) Degree
2 22 (30.14%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (20.55%) CCNP
4 14 (19.18%) CCIE
5 8 (10.96%) CCNA
6 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
6 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
7 4 (5.48%) PhD
8 2 (2.74%) CHFI
8 2 (2.74%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) COBIT
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) KVM
1 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Ansible
1 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Cisco
2 8 (10.96%) Red Hat
3 6 (8.22%) Dialogic
3 6 (8.22%) Google
4 5 (6.85%) Anite
5 3 (4.11%) Intel
5 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.11%) VMware
6 1 (1.37%) Sybase
6 1 (1.37%) Tieto
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