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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3G
Rank 215 208 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing 3G 12 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.081% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.51% 0.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.61%
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
796 771 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.24% 15.60% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 680 685 593
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 5 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
Birmingham -2 8 £50,000 +81.81% 2
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
3G
England

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (70.59%) 4G
2 11 (64.71%) Juniper
3 9 (52.94%) VPN
4 8 (47.06%) Ethernet
4 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
4 8 (47.06%) ATM
4 8 (47.06%) Packet Switching
4 8 (47.06%) SDH
4 8 (47.06%) Ericsson
4 8 (47.06%) SONET
4 8 (47.06%) MPLS
4 8 (47.06%) OSPF
4 8 (47.06%) BGP
4 8 (47.06%) RSVP
4 8 (47.06%) SS7
4 8 (47.06%) VRRP
4 8 (47.06%) Frame Relay
4 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
4 8 (47.06%) Redback
4 8 (47.06%) Network Design
4 8 (47.06%) HSRP
4 8 (47.06%) Network Architecture
4 8 (47.06%) VoLTE
4 8 (47.06%) GGSN
4 8 (47.06%) SGSN
4 8 (47.06%) VoWiFi
5 7 (41.18%) Windows
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco
6 5 (29.41%) Blackberry
7 4 (23.53%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) 4G
2 9 (52.94%) VPN
3 8 (47.06%) ATM
3 8 (47.06%) BGP
3 8 (47.06%) Ethernet
3 8 (47.06%) Frame Relay
3 8 (47.06%) GGSN
3 8 (47.06%) HSRP
3 8 (47.06%) MPLS
3 8 (47.06%) OSPF
3 8 (47.06%) Packet Switching
3 8 (47.06%) RSVP
3 8 (47.06%) SDH
3 8 (47.06%) SGSN
3 8 (47.06%) SONET
3 8 (47.06%) SS7
3 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
3 8 (47.06%) VoLTE
3 8 (47.06%) VoWiFi
3 8 (47.06%) VRRP
General
1 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Design Engineer
1 8 (47.06%) Ericsson Engineer
1 8 (47.06%) Implementation Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Project Leader
3 3 (17.65%) Project Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Project Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Blackberry
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
3 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 3 (17.65%) EPoS
3 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Android
2 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Phone
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Network Architecture
1 8 (47.06%) Network Design
2 4 (23.53%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Budget Control
4 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Document Management
5 1 (5.88%) Email Filtering
5 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCNA
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Juniper
2 8 (47.06%) Ericsson
2 8 (47.06%) Redback
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) HP
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) IBM
5 2 (11.76%) NetApp
6 1 (5.88%) Apple
6 1 (5.88%) Aruba
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) iManage
6 1 (5.88%) Interwoven
6 1 (5.88%) LANDesk
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
Coventry
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus shift allowance and annual bonus
Posted: 17 days ago