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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 204 182 195
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Permanent jobs citing 3G 4 23 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.074% 0.42% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 2.63% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 0
Average salary £39,250 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-23.88% +12.50%
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
891 874 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.59% 16.04% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 724 754 666
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,100 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3G across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3G across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

3G Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

3G
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
West Bromwich - 2 £19,000 -
Birmingham -6 1 £47,500 +18.75%
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 18 (94.74%) Windows
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 17 (89.47%) Windows XP
2 17 (89.47%) LANDesk
3 16 (84.21%) Windows 7
3 16 (84.21%) LAN
3 16 (84.21%) WAN
3 16 (84.21%) Blackberry
3 16 (84.21%) Citrix
4 15 (78.95%) MS Excel
4 15 (78.95%) ITIL
5 14 (73.68%) PDA
5 14 (73.68%) VoIP
5 14 (73.68%) Broadband
5 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (73.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 14 (73.68%) SLA
5 14 (73.68%) XenApp
6 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (68.42%) McAfee
6 13 (68.42%) MCSE
7 12 (63.16%) Asset Management
7 12 (63.16%) Service Management
8 11 (57.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
10 3 (15.79%) Windows 2000
10 3 (15.79%) MS Office
10 3 (15.79%) Interwoven
10 3 (15.79%) Apple
10 3 (15.79%) Active Directory

3G
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (73.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (78.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) LAN
1 16 (84.21%) WAN
2 14 (73.68%) VoIP
2 14 (73.68%) Broadband
3 2 (10.53%) 4G
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) GPRS
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Law
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Analyst
2 15 (78.95%) Service Analyst
2 15 (78.95%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Implementation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 16 (84.21%) Blackberry
2 14 (73.68%) PDA
3 1 (5.26%) Statistics
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) Windows XP
3 16 (84.21%) Windows 7
4 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.26%) Android
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) ITIL
2 12 (63.16%) Asset Management
2 12 (63.16%) Service Management
3 11 (57.89%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.79%) Document Management
5 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (68.42%) MCSE
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (73.68%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) XenApp
2 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 17 (89.47%) LANDesk
3 16 (84.21%) Citrix
4 13 (68.42%) McAfee
5 3 (15.79%) Interwoven
5 3 (15.79%) Apple
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco