The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 61 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing 3G 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.18% 0.38% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 1.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
3G
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
147 144 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 26.44% 27.69% 29.38%
Number of salaries quoted 128 107 77
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,900 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

3G
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3G across the Watford region.

3G Salary Trend in Watford

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford region citing 3G 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 3G.

1 7 (63.64%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 6 (54.55%) 4G
3 5 (45.45%) F5
3 5 (45.45%) High Availability
3 5 (45.45%) HSRP
3 5 (45.45%) GLBP
3 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (45.45%) Multicast
3 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
3 5 (45.45%) Wireshark
3 5 (45.45%) Crossbeam
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (45.45%) Cacti
3 5 (45.45%) SolarWinds
3 5 (45.45%) Retail
3 5 (45.45%) Network Design
3 5 (45.45%) BIG-IP
3 5 (45.45%) VLAN
3 5 (45.45%) Project Planning
3 5 (45.45%) ADSL
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (45.45%) Juniper
3 5 (45.45%) SAN
3 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
3 5 (45.45%) MPLS
3 5 (45.45%) VRRP
3 5 (45.45%) DHCP
3 5 (45.45%) VPN

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford region citing 3G 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 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) 4G
3 5 (45.45%) ADSL
3 5 (45.45%) BIG-IP
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (45.45%) DHCP
3 5 (45.45%) DNS
3 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) GLBP
3 5 (45.45%) HSRP
3 5 (45.45%) MPLS
3 5 (45.45%) Multicast
3 5 (45.45%) SAN
3 5 (45.45%) VLAN
3 5 (45.45%) VPN
3 5 (45.45%) VRRP
3 5 (45.45%) Wireless
3 5 (45.45%) Wireshark
General
1 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 5 (45.45%) Games
2 5 (45.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Project Manager
1 5 (45.45%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
2 1 (9.09%) Implementation Coordinator
2 1 (9.09%) Junior
2 1 (9.09%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Voice Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (45.45%) High Availability
1 5 (45.45%) Network Design
1 5 (45.45%) Project Planning
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
1 5 (45.45%) Crossbeam
1 5 (45.45%) F5
1 5 (45.45%) Juniper
1 5 (45.45%) SolarWinds