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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 833 918 931
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +13
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 32 51 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.048% 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.29% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 18 42 16
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,950 £50,000 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £60,000 £58,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +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
15418 17809 20680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.26% 16.59% 17.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12480 14717 16648
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,400 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing 3GPP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 December 2016 within the UK.

3GPP Salary Histogram in the UK

3GPP
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3GPP within the UK over the 3 months to 3 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 +57 32 £55,000 -8.33%
London +61 9 £64,250 +7.08%
East of England +27 9 £55,000 -26.66%
Cambridgeshire +13 9 £55,000 -26.66%
South West - 8 £32,500 -
Wiltshire - 7 - -
Swindon - 7 - -
South East +53 6 - -
Berkshire +38 6 - -
Cambridge +11 5 £55,000 -26.66%
Reading +24 4 - -
City of London - 2 £47,500 -
Bristol - 1 £32,500 -

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing 3GPP 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 3GPP.

1 33 (57.89%) Telecoms
1 33 (57.89%) Degree
2 19 (33.33%) Business Development
3 16 (28.07%) DHCP
3 16 (28.07%) DNS
4 15 (26.32%) Linux
5 14 (24.56%) Wireless
5 14 (24.56%) LTE
6 13 (22.81%) Cisco IOS
6 13 (22.81%) MPLS
6 13 (22.81%) CRM
6 13 (22.81%) Cisco
6 13 (22.81%) HTTP
6 13 (22.81%) Radio Access Network
7 12 (21.05%) Multicast
7 12 (21.05%) KVM
7 12 (21.05%) NX-OS
7 12 (21.05%) Diameter Protocol
7 12 (21.05%) FTP
7 12 (21.05%) HTTPS
7 12 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (21.05%) Tcl
7 12 (21.05%) BGP
7 12 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (21.05%) Network Security
7 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (21.05%) VMware
7 12 (21.05%) Billing
7 12 (21.05%) eTOM
8 11 (19.30%) CCNP

3GPP
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:

Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
1 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.07%) DHCP
1 16 (28.07%) DNS
2 14 (24.56%) LTE
2 14 (24.56%) Wireless
3 13 (22.81%) Cisco IOS
3 13 (22.81%) HTTP
3 13 (22.81%) MPLS
3 13 (22.81%) Radio Access Network
4 12 (21.05%) BGP
4 12 (21.05%) Diameter Protocol
4 12 (21.05%) FTP
4 12 (21.05%) HTTPS
4 12 (21.05%) Multicast
4 12 (21.05%) Network Security
4 12 (21.05%) NX-OS
4 12 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (15.79%) FCAPS
5 9 (15.79%) GGSN
5 9 (15.79%) MGW
6 8 (14.04%) Intelligent Network
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Bugzilla
1 4 (7.02%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) GCC
General
1 33 (57.89%) Telecoms
2 12 (21.05%) Billing
3 3 (5.26%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.75%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Network Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Architect
3 9 (15.79%) IP Network Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Technical Specialist
4 7 (12.28%) Lead Network Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Telecoms Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) BSS Architect
5 6 (10.53%) BSS Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Telecoms Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Systems Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Network Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Network Manager
7 3 (5.26%) RF Design Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) RF Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior RF Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
3 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Business Development
2 13 (22.81%) CRM
3 12 (21.05%) eTOM
4 10 (17.54%) BPR
4 10 (17.54%) Business Analysis
4 10 (17.54%) Change Control
4 10 (17.54%) Matrix Organization
4 10 (17.54%) Workflow
5 9 (15.79%) Open Source
5 9 (15.79%) Presales
5 9 (15.79%) Software Optimisation
6 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.28%) High Availability
6 7 (12.28%) Project Management
7 6 (10.53%) Capacity Management
7 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 6 (10.53%) Requirements Management
8 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.77%) Validation
9 4 (7.02%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) Tcl
2 7 (12.28%) Python
3 2 (3.51%) C
3 2 (3.51%) C++
3 2 (3.51%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (57.89%) Degree
2 12 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (19.30%) CCNP
4 2 (3.51%) ISEB
4 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.75%) CCIE
System Software
1 12 (21.05%) KVM
1 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (15.79%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Cisco
2 12 (21.05%) VMware
3 9 (15.79%) Intel
4 3 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (1.75%) Juniper