Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3G
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1023 974 934
Rank change year-on-year -49 -40 -139
Permanent jobs citing 3G 126 187 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.076% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.67% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 86 148 249
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,350 £28,500
90th Percentile £65,625 £76,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £49,250
% change year-on-year -5.26% -3.55% +9.44%

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 25,249 27,763 32,909
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.30% 16.73% 16.80%
Number of salaries quoted 20,575 22,699 27,509
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018. 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
London -15 51 £45,000 -30.77% 6
South East -38 21 £45,000 +5.88% 8
South West +15 16 £50,000 +100.00% 1
North of England +14 16 £24,250 - 1
East of England -6 16 £49,250 +12.57% 4
Yorkshire +15 8 £21,000 -
North West +3 8 £35,000 - 1
Midlands +6 6 £35,500 +1.43% 7
West Midlands -10 5 £35,500 +86.84% 7
East Midlands -7 1 - -
3G
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT jobs citing 3G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for 3G.

1 76 (60.32%) 4G
2 60 (47.62%) Telecoms
3 44 (34.92%) Wireless
4 34 (26.98%) Cisco
5 29 (23.02%) Python
5 29 (23.02%) Firewall
6 28 (22.22%) Linux
6 28 (22.22%) ADSL
6 28 (22.22%) HP
7 27 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (20.63%) Juniper
9 25 (19.84%) Microsoft
9 25 (19.84%) VPN
9 25 (19.84%) C
9 25 (19.84%) 2G
10 23 (18.25%) Wi-Fi
11 22 (17.46%) MPLS
11 22 (17.46%) Java
12 21 (16.67%) DSL
12 21 (16.67%) LTE
13 20 (15.87%) Data Centre
13 20 (15.87%) DNS
14 19 (15.08%) Ethernet
14 19 (15.08%) Degree
15 18 (14.29%) TCP/IP
15 18 (14.29%) GPRS
15 18 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (13.49%) F5
16 17 (13.49%) 802.1X
16 17 (13.49%) CCNA

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 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (7.94%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.79%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) CSG Singleview
1 2 (1.59%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.17%) Office 365
3 3 (2.38%) GitHub
4 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.59%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.79%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.79%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.79%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 76 (60.32%) 4G
2 44 (34.92%) Wireless
3 29 (23.02%) Firewall
4 28 (22.22%) ADSL
5 25 (19.84%) 2G
5 25 (19.84%) VPN
6 23 (18.25%) Wi-Fi
7 22 (17.46%) MPLS
8 21 (16.67%) DSL
8 21 (16.67%) LTE
9 20 (15.87%) DNS
10 19 (15.08%) Ethernet
11 18 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (14.29%) GPRS
11 18 (14.29%) TCP/IP
12 16 (12.70%) 802.11
12 16 (12.70%) DHCP
13 15 (11.90%) LAN
14 14 (11.11%) SDH
14 14 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.59%) Data Mining
1 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
1 2 (1.59%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
1 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (8.73%) JIRA
2 6 (4.76%) gulp
3 5 (3.97%) Selenium
4 3 (2.38%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.59%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.79%) JUnit
6 1 (0.79%) Protractor
General
1 60 (47.62%) Telecoms
2 15 (11.90%) Games
3 8 (6.35%) Billing
4 7 (5.56%) Law
5 6 (4.76%) Finance
6 3 (2.38%) Electronics
7 1 (0.79%) Automotive
7 1 (0.79%) Military
7 1 (0.79%) Publishing
7 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (19.05%) Network Engineer
2 17 (13.49%) Test Engineer
3 10 (7.94%) Analyst
3 10 (7.94%) Software Engineer
3 10 (7.94%) Telecoms Engineer
4 9 (7.14%) Telecoms Manager
5 7 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
5 7 (5.56%) Product Manager
5 7 (5.56%) Python Software Engineer
5 7 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 7 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (5.56%) Telecoms Test Engineer
6 6 (4.76%) Developer
6 6 (4.76%) Graduate
6 6 (4.76%) Mobile Engineer
6 6 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
6 6 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 5 (3.97%) Project Manager
7 5 (3.97%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.49%) 802.1X
2 7 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 7 (5.56%) Node.js
2 7 (5.56%) Yocto
3 6 (4.76%) .NET
3 6 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (4.76%) CSS
3 6 (4.76%) jQuery
3 6 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (3.97%) Angular 2
4 5 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.59%) JMS
5 2 (1.59%) SOAP
5 2 (1.59%) Software Packaging
5 2 (1.59%) XML
6 1 (0.79%) REST
6 1 (0.79%) RESTful
6 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.87%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.97%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.17%) CCTV
5 4 (3.17%) Chip and PIN
5 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.17%) Contactless
5 4 (3.17%) iPhone
5 4 (3.17%) PKI
6 3 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.38%) EPoS
6 3 (2.38%) IVR
7 2 (1.59%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.59%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.59%) Handset
7 2 (1.59%) PMI
7 2 (1.59%) Raspberry Pi
7 2 (1.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.22%) Linux
2 15 (11.90%) Windows
3 9 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
4 8 (6.35%) Windows 10
4 8 (6.35%) Windows 7
4 8 (6.35%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 6 (4.76%) Unix
7 5 (3.97%) Android
8 4 (3.17%) VMS
9 3 (2.38%) Windows Phone
9 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.38%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.59%) FreeRTOS
10 2 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.59%) Solaris
11 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.70%) Project Management
2 15 (11.90%) Network Monitoring
3 14 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (8.73%) Integration Testing
4 11 (8.73%) ITIL
5 9 (7.14%) Network Design
5 9 (7.14%) Open Source
5 9 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 8 (6.35%) Physics
7 7 (5.56%) CRM
7 7 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 7 (5.56%) Multithreaded Programming
7 7 (5.56%) Multithreading
7 7 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.56%) Service Design
8 6 (4.76%) MVC
8 6 (4.76%) Presales
8 6 (4.76%) TDD
8 6 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.02%) Python
2 25 (19.84%) C
3 22 (17.46%) Java
4 14 (11.11%) C++
4 14 (11.11%) SQL
5 8 (6.35%) C#
6 6 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.76%) TypeScript
7 5 (3.97%) Perl
8 3 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.38%) Ruby
8 3 (2.38%) Tcl
9 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.59%) R
10 1 (0.79%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.79%) Lua
Qualifications
1 27 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (15.08%) Degree
3 17 (13.49%) CCNA
4 12 (9.52%) CCNP
5 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.17%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.17%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.38%) CCIE
7 3 (2.38%) CCSA
7 3 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.38%) MCSA
8 2 (1.59%) CCSP
8 2 (1.59%) HNC
8 2 (1.59%) HND
8 2 (1.59%) HP APS
8 2 (1.59%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.59%) MCP
8 2 (1.59%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.79%) APMP
9 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.94%) QA
2 8 (6.35%) SLA
3 2 (1.59%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.79%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (13.49%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.38%) XenApp
5 2 (1.59%) Squid
5 2 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (2.38%) SCCM
1 3 (2.38%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (1.59%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.79%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (26.98%) Cisco
2 28 (22.22%) HP
3 26 (20.63%) Juniper
4 25 (19.84%) Microsoft
5 17 (13.49%) F5
6 15 (11.90%) CheckPoint
7 9 (7.14%) VMware
8 7 (5.56%) Capita
8 7 (5.56%) Citrix
9 6 (4.76%) Avaya
9 6 (4.76%) Polycom
9 6 (4.76%) SolarWinds
10 5 (3.97%) Nokia
11 4 (3.17%) Aruba
11 4 (3.17%) Meraki
11 4 (3.17%) Oracle
12 3 (2.38%) Barracuda Networks
12 3 (2.38%) Ericsson
12 3 (2.38%) Palo Alto
12 3 (2.38%) Sophos