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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3G
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 761 765 793
Rank change year-on-year +4 +28  
Permanent jobs citing 3G 81 182 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 1.07% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 66 143 78
Median salary £47,500 £49,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.55% +15.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,100 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,600 £62,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £48,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -17.52% +29.33%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12886 16990 18774
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.10% 17.42% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10548 14184 15090
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

3G
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing 3G as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +45 35 £60,000 +23.07% 3
South East -10 29 £42,500 -7.60% 5
East of England +24 7 £27,500 -50.00% 1
Yorkshire +16 3 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
South West +16 2 - -
North West -11 2 £37,500 -34.78% 1
West Midlands +27 1 £41,500 -17.00%
3G
UK

3G
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 113 (68.48%) 4G
2 83 (50.30%) Telecoms
3 59 (35.76%) Linux
4 50 (30.30%) GSM
5 46 (27.88%) C
6 43 (26.06%) Cisco
7 41 (24.85%) Firewall
8 39 (23.64%) C++
9 38 (23.03%) Wireless
9 38 (23.03%) VMware
10 37 (22.42%) Cisco Certification
10 37 (22.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 35 (21.21%) Multithreading
11 35 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
11 35 (21.21%) OpenFlow
11 35 (21.21%) Puppet
11 35 (21.21%) KVM
11 35 (21.21%) Ansible
12 34 (20.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 33 (20.00%) MPLS
13 33 (20.00%) TCP/IP
14 32 (19.39%) LAN
15 31 (18.79%) Windows
15 31 (18.79%) Degree
16 30 (18.18%) Ethernet
17 29 (17.58%) ITIL
17 29 (17.58%) LTE
18 28 (16.97%) Translating Business Requirements
19 27 (16.36%) 2G
20 26 (15.76%) Wi-Fi

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 10 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.42%) CMS
2 4 (2.42%) IIS
2 4 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (2.42%) WordPress
3 2 (1.21%) Apache
3 2 (1.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 22 (13.33%) MS Office
2 19 (11.52%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.64%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.61%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Traffica
2 2 (1.21%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (1.21%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 113 (68.48%) 4G
2 50 (30.30%) GSM
3 41 (24.85%) Firewall
4 38 (23.03%) Wireless
5 35 (21.21%) OpenFlow
6 33 (20.00%) MPLS
6 33 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 32 (19.39%) LAN
8 30 (18.18%) Ethernet
9 29 (17.58%) LTE
10 27 (16.36%) 2G
11 26 (15.76%) Wi-Fi
12 25 (15.15%) WAN
13 22 (13.33%) DSL
14 20 (12.12%) VoIP
15 19 (11.52%) ADSL
16 18 (10.91%) IPsec
17 17 (10.30%) BGP
17 17 (10.30%) OSPF
17 17 (10.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.21%) BODI
2 2 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.21%) JasperReports
2 2 (1.21%) MySQL
3 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.42%) MSI
2 3 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (1.82%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.21%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.21%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 83 (50.30%) Telecoms
2 11 (6.67%) Finance
3 8 (4.85%) Games
4 7 (4.24%) Banking
5 6 (3.64%) Electronics
6 4 (2.42%) Marketing
6 4 (2.42%) Military
7 3 (1.82%) Retail
8 2 (1.21%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.21%) Billing
8 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.61%) Advertising
9 1 (0.61%) Automotive
9 1 (0.61%) Back Office
9 1 (0.61%) Law
9 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (19.39%) Developer
2 27 (16.36%) C++ Developer
3 26 (15.76%) Network Engineer
4 17 (10.30%) Senior Network Engineer
5 15 (9.09%) 4G Engineer
5 15 (9.09%) Linux Developer
6 14 (8.48%) Lead Developer
7 13 (7.88%) Software Engineer
7 13 (7.88%) Support Engineer
7 13 (7.88%) Telecoms Developer
8 11 (6.67%) 3G Engineer
8 11 (6.67%) Architect
9 10 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
9 10 (6.06%) Juniper Engineer
9 10 (6.06%) Senior C++ Developer
9 10 (6.06%) Senior Developer
9 10 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (5.45%) C/C++ Developer
10 9 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (4.85%) 802.1X
3 6 (3.64%) Software Packaging
4 4 (2.42%) XML
5 3 (1.82%) .NET
6 2 (1.21%) Web Services
7 1 (0.61%) JavaFX
7 1 (0.61%) Middleware
7 1 (0.61%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.73%) Data Centre
2 18 (10.91%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.67%) PKI
4 6 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.03%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.03%) iPhone
6 4 (2.42%) Replication
6 4 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.82%) CCTV
8 2 (1.21%) Clustering
8 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.21%) Handset
8 2 (1.21%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.21%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (1.21%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.61%) Contactless
9 1 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.61%) iPad
9 1 (0.61%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 59 (35.76%) Linux
2 31 (18.79%) Windows
3 10 (6.06%) Unix
3 10 (6.06%) Windows Server
3 10 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (4.24%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.64%) Android
5 6 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.03%) CentOS
6 5 (3.03%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.42%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.42%) Mac OS
7 4 (2.42%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.61%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.61%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.21%) Multithreading
2 29 (17.58%) ITIL
3 28 (16.97%) Translating Business Requirements
4 20 (12.12%) Network Design
5 16 (9.70%) Software Engineering
6 15 (9.09%) Information Management
7 14 (8.48%) Network Monitoring
8 11 (6.67%) Change Control
8 11 (6.67%) Load Balancing
8 11 (6.67%) Operations Management
8 11 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
9 10 (6.06%) Adaptive Security
10 8 (4.85%) Network Management
10 8 (4.85%) Project Management
11 7 (4.24%) Incident Management
11 7 (4.24%) Patch Management
11 7 (4.24%) Problem Management
12 6 (3.64%) Application Packaging
12 6 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (3.64%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 46 (27.88%) C
2 39 (23.64%) C++
3 13 (7.88%) SQL
4 8 (4.85%) C#
5 6 (3.64%) Java
6 4 (2.42%) PHP
6 4 (2.42%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.82%) Embedded C
7 3 (1.82%) Python
8 2 (1.21%) Perl
8 2 (1.21%) Ruby
8 2 (1.21%) Tcl
8 2 (1.21%) VB
8 2 (1.21%) VB6
9 1 (0.61%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 37 (22.42%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (18.79%) Degree
3 21 (12.73%) CCNP
4 14 (8.48%) CCNA
5 9 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (5.45%) Security Cleared
6 8 (4.85%) CCNP Voice
6 8 (4.85%) CCSA
7 7 (4.24%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.64%) MCP
8 6 (3.64%) MCSE
8 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (3.03%) CCENT
9 5 (3.03%) CCIE
10 4 (2.42%) A+ Certification
10 4 (2.42%) MCSA
11 3 (1.82%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.61%) CCSP
12 1 (0.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.33%) SLA
2 3 (1.82%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (22.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (21.21%) KVM
3 15 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.64%) Firmware
5 4 (2.42%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 35 (21.21%) Ansible
1 35 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
1 35 (21.21%) Puppet
2 9 (5.45%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (5.45%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.42%) Netcool
4 4 (2.42%) NSN NetAct
4 4 (2.42%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.61%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 43 (26.06%) Cisco
2 38 (23.03%) VMware
3 26 (15.76%) Juniper
4 21 (12.73%) Microsoft
5 19 (11.52%) F5
6 15 (9.09%) HP
7 13 (7.88%) CheckPoint
8 12 (7.27%) SolarWinds
9 10 (6.06%) Barracuda Networks
9 10 (6.06%) Palo Alto
10 9 (5.45%) Draytek
11 8 (4.85%) Citrix
11 8 (4.85%) EMC
11 8 (4.85%) Fortinet
12 7 (4.24%) Dell
13 6 (3.64%) Avaya
13 6 (3.64%) LANDesk
13 6 (3.64%) SonicWALL
14 5 (3.03%) Aerohive Networks
14 5 (3.03%) Meraki
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
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Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Vodafone
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Pearson Frank
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 4 days ago
Feltham
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
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