Period
to 24 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for 3G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited 3G over the 6 months to 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3G
UK > England
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1034 950 913
Rank change year-on-year -84 -37 -184
Permanent jobs citing 3G 118 248 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.072% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.80% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 105 202 241
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +11.18% +10.39%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,950 £74,750 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +10.39%

3G is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26360 30827 35449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.10% 16.95% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 21468 25670 29325
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

3G
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing 3G as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for 3G in England

3G
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for 3G in England

3G
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3G in England over the 6 months to 24 September 2017.

Salary histogram for 3G in England

3G
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the England region over the 6 months to 24 September 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -23 40 £60,000 +20.00% 3
London -7 36 £45,000 -14.29% 2
North of England +13 17 £24,500 -51.00%
Yorkshire +23 16 £24,500 -51.00%
East of England +20 14 £51,750 -5.91%
Midlands +39 9 £35,000 -30.00%
East Midlands +35 7 £35,000 -
South West -7 3 £30,000 +9.09%
West Midlands +13 2 £35,750 -28.50%
North West -9 1 £37,500 -
3G
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for 3G.

1 74 (62.71%) 4G
2 52 (44.07%) Wireless
3 42 (35.59%) Cisco
4 41 (34.75%) Linux
5 40 (33.90%) Wi-Fi
6 38 (32.20%) Firewall
7 37 (31.36%) Telecoms
8 29 (24.58%) MPLS
9 27 (22.88%) Data Centre
10 25 (21.19%) Juniper
10 25 (21.19%) C
10 25 (21.19%) WAN
10 25 (21.19%) Ethernet
11 24 (20.34%) Cisco Certification
12 23 (19.49%) BGP
12 23 (19.49%) ADSL
12 23 (19.49%) LAN
12 23 (19.49%) Degree
13 22 (18.64%) IPsec
13 22 (18.64%) SLA
13 22 (18.64%) DSL
13 22 (18.64%) LTE
14 21 (17.80%) SolarWinds
15 20 (16.95%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (16.95%) F5
15 20 (16.95%) OSPF
16 19 (16.10%) Network Design
16 19 (16.10%) C++
16 19 (16.10%) Windows
17 18 (15.25%) Microsoft

3G
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (12.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.54%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 74 (62.71%) 4G
2 52 (44.07%) Wireless
3 40 (33.90%) Wi-Fi
4 38 (32.20%) Firewall
5 29 (24.58%) MPLS
6 25 (21.19%) Ethernet
6 25 (21.19%) WAN
7 23 (19.49%) ADSL
7 23 (19.49%) BGP
7 23 (19.49%) LAN
8 22 (18.64%) DSL
8 22 (18.64%) IPsec
8 22 (18.64%) LTE
9 20 (16.95%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (16.95%) OSPF
10 18 (15.25%) DNS
11 17 (14.41%) DHCP
11 17 (14.41%) Junos
12 16 (13.56%) Unified Communications
12 16 (13.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.85%) MySQL
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.54%) gulp
2 1 (0.85%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 37 (31.36%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.78%) Games
3 7 (5.93%) Billing
3 7 (5.93%) Finance
4 4 (3.39%) Electronics
5 3 (2.54%) Banking
5 3 (2.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (30.51%) Network Engineer
2 20 (16.95%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (13.56%) Analyst
4 13 (11.02%) Software Engineer
5 12 (10.17%) Support Analyst
6 11 (9.32%) Juniper Engineer
7 9 (7.63%) IT Support
7 9 (7.63%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (6.78%) IT Analyst
8 8 (6.78%) IT Support Analyst
9 7 (5.93%) Developer
9 7 (5.93%) Python Software Engineer
10 6 (5.08%) C Developer
10 6 (5.08%) C++ Developer
10 6 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (5.08%) Service Manager
10 6 (5.08%) Telecoms Manager
11 5 (4.24%) C/C++ Software Developer
11 5 (4.24%) Embedded Developer
11 5 (4.24%) LTE Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.56%) 802.1X
2 7 (5.93%) Yocto
3 6 (5.08%) HTML
4 5 (4.24%) CSS
5 4 (3.39%) .NET
5 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.39%) jQuery
6 3 (2.54%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (2.54%) Middleware
6 3 (2.54%) Node.js
6 3 (2.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (2.54%) XML
6 3 (2.54%) XMPP
7 2 (1.69%) Angular 2
7 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.69%) JMS
7 2 (1.69%) SOAP
7 2 (1.69%) Web Services
8 1 (0.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.88%) Data Centre
2 18 (15.25%) Management Information System
3 16 (13.56%) PKI
4 15 (12.71%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.78%) Smartphone
6 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.24%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.54%) CCTV
7 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.54%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.69%) iPhone
9 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.85%) Handset
9 1 (0.85%) PMI
9 1 (0.85%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (0.85%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 41 (34.75%) Linux
2 19 (16.10%) Windows
3 17 (14.41%) Android
4 14 (11.86%) Embedded Linux
4 14 (11.86%) Windows Server
5 13 (11.02%) Unix
5 13 (11.02%) Windows 7
6 11 (9.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.39%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.39%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.69%) CentOS
9 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.85%) Solaris
10 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.10%) Network Design
2 18 (15.25%) Operations Management
3 17 (14.41%) ITIL
4 16 (13.56%) Information Management
4 16 (13.56%) Load Balancing
5 15 (12.71%) Change Control
6 13 (11.02%) Adaptive Security
6 13 (11.02%) Software Engineering
6 13 (11.02%) WAN Optimisation
7 10 (8.47%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (8.47%) Mathematics
7 10 (8.47%) Web Filtering
8 8 (6.78%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (5.93%) Multithreaded Programming
9 7 (5.93%) Multithreading
9 7 (5.93%) Presales
10 5 (4.24%) Project Management
10 5 (4.24%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (3.39%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.19%) C
2 19 (16.10%) C++
3 16 (13.56%) Python
4 13 (11.02%) Java
5 9 (7.63%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.63%) Perl
6 7 (5.93%) C#
6 7 (5.93%) SQL
7 5 (4.24%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.54%) Ruby
8 3 (2.54%) Tcl
8 3 (2.54%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.69%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.85%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.85%) Lua
10 1 (0.85%) PHP
10 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (20.34%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (19.49%) Degree
3 11 (9.32%) CCNP
4 10 (8.47%) CCNA
5 8 (6.78%) CCSA
6 6 (5.08%) CCIE
7 4 (3.39%) CCNP Voice
8 3 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.69%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.85%) CCIP
10 1 (0.85%) HNC
10 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.64%) SLA
2 2 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 18 (15.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.78%) Terminal Services
3 5 (4.24%) Firmware
4 3 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.69%) XenApp
6 1 (0.85%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (11.02%) Cisco Prime
1 13 (11.02%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (3.39%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.85%) Cacti
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.85%) OpenView
3 1 (0.85%) SCCM
3 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (35.59%) Cisco
2 25 (21.19%) Juniper
3 21 (17.80%) SolarWinds
4 20 (16.95%) F5
5 18 (15.25%) Microsoft
6 14 (11.86%) Citrix
7 13 (11.02%) Barracuda Networks
7 13 (11.02%) Palo Alto
8 10 (8.47%) Apple
8 10 (8.47%) Forcepoint
9 9 (7.63%) HP
10 8 (6.78%) McAfee
10 8 (6.78%) Meraki
10 8 (6.78%) Sophos
11 7 (5.93%) Aruba
11 7 (5.93%) CheckPoint
12 4 (3.39%) Oracle
12 4 (3.39%) Polycom
13 3 (2.54%) Avaya
13 3 (2.54%) IBM