The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 236 230 207
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -23
Permanent jobs citing 3G 1 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.016% 0.034% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.22% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Median salary £40,000 £27,250 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.78% +26.74%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
3G
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
934 894 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.26% 15.13% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 768 813 718
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing 3G as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

3G
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

3G Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for 3G.

1 13 (86.67%) TCP/IP
1 13 (86.67%) Telecoms
1 13 (86.67%) 4G
2 12 (80.00%) Network Architecture
2 12 (80.00%) GGSN
2 12 (80.00%) SGSN
2 12 (80.00%) Redback
2 12 (80.00%) Network Design
2 12 (80.00%) HSRP
2 12 (80.00%) VoLTE
2 12 (80.00%) VoWiFi
2 12 (80.00%) Frame Relay
2 12 (80.00%) SDH
2 12 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 12 (80.00%) SONET
2 12 (80.00%) MPLS
2 12 (80.00%) OSPF
2 12 (80.00%) BGP
2 12 (80.00%) RSVP
2 12 (80.00%) SS7
2 12 (80.00%) VRRP
2 12 (80.00%) VPN
2 12 (80.00%) Juniper
2 12 (80.00%) Ericsson
2 12 (80.00%) ATM
2 12 (80.00%) Packet Switching
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) Kofax

3G
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) 4G
1 13 (86.67%) TCP/IP
2 12 (80.00%) ATM
2 12 (80.00%) BGP
2 12 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 12 (80.00%) Frame Relay
2 12 (80.00%) GGSN
2 12 (80.00%) HSRP
2 12 (80.00%) MPLS
2 12 (80.00%) OSPF
2 12 (80.00%) Packet Switching
2 12 (80.00%) RSVP
2 12 (80.00%) SDH
2 12 (80.00%) SGSN
2 12 (80.00%) SONET
2 12 (80.00%) SS7
2 12 (80.00%) VoLTE
2 12 (80.00%) VoWiFi
2 12 (80.00%) VPN
2 12 (80.00%) VRRP
General
1 13 (86.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Design Engineer
1 12 (80.00%) Ericsson Engineer
1 12 (80.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) 3G Project Manager
2 1 (6.67%) 4G Project Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Project Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Network Architecture
1 12 (80.00%) Network Design
2 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (6.67%) CRM
2 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Service Management
2 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Ericsson
1 12 (80.00%) Juniper
1 12 (80.00%) Redback
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Kofax
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Siebel
2 1 (6.67%) Veritas