Period
to 1 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3G
England > South East
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 364 317 508
Rank change year-on-year -47 +191 +17
Permanent jobs citing 3G 63 27 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.23% 0.061%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.72% 1.30% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 8
10th Percentile £31,188 £34,125 "
25th Percentile £35,000 £39,375 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,250 £41,750 £53,250
Median % change year-on-year -15.57% -21.60% +18.33%
75th Percentile £47,500 £55,000 £54,000
90th Percentile £50,000 " £54,675
England median annual salary £47,500 £43,750 £22,500
% change year-on-year +8.57% +94.44% -47.06%

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,320 2,084 4,254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.13% 17.80% 16.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,686 1,708 3,363
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £34,250 £35,525 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

3G
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing 3G as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for 3G in the South East

3G
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing 3G in the South East.

Salary trend for 3G in the South East

3G
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing 3G in the South East over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Salary histogram for 3G in the South East

3G
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the South East region over the 6 months to 1 August 2021. 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
Thames Valley -24 43 £45,000 +9.76% 6
Berkshire -22 38 £45,000 +9.76% 5
Surrey -22 11 £35,000 +27.27%
Hampshire -74 9 £35,250 -34.42% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £55,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
3G
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for 3G.

1 62 (98.41%) 4G
2 51 (80.95%) Telecoms
3 46 (73.02%) 2G
4 32 (50.79%) Ericsson
5 29 (46.03%) Remedy
6 27 (42.86%) QA
6 27 (42.86%) 5G
7 26 (41.27%) Validation
8 22 (34.92%) Computer Science
8 22 (34.92%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (31.75%) Degree
10 19 (30.16%) ITIL
11 18 (28.57%) Quality Management
11 18 (28.57%) MBCS
11 18 (28.57%) RNC
11 18 (28.57%) QMS
11 18 (28.57%) Data Validation
11 18 (28.57%) Change Management
11 18 (28.57%) Analytical Thinking
11 18 (28.57%) Critical Thinking
12 16 (25.40%) Social Skills
12 16 (25.40%) LTE
12 16 (25.40%) Linux
13 14 (22.22%) PRINCE2
13 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
13 14 (22.22%) Project Delivery
14 13 (20.63%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Project
15 12 (19.05%) Project Management
15 12 (19.05%) VoLTE

3G
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (1.59%) Confluence
1 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (98.41%) 4G
2 46 (73.02%) 2G
3 27 (42.86%) 5G
4 18 (28.57%) RNC
5 16 (25.40%) LTE
6 13 (20.63%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (19.05%) VoLTE
8 11 (17.46%) LAN
8 11 (17.46%) WAN
9 10 (15.87%) Wireless
10 5 (7.94%) GSM
10 5 (7.94%) MGW
11 4 (6.35%) 3GPP
11 4 (6.35%) UMTS
12 3 (4.76%) GPRS
12 3 (4.76%) HSDPA
12 3 (4.76%) HSUPA
12 3 (4.76%) WCDMA
13 2 (3.17%) Ethernet
13 2 (3.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 51 (80.95%) Telecoms
2 22 (34.92%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (25.40%) Social Skills
4 6 (9.52%) Military
5 2 (3.17%) Banking
5 2 (3.17%) Electronics
5 2 (3.17%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Databuild Engineer
2 14 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 14 (22.22%) Voice Engineer
3 12 (19.05%) Project Manager
4 11 (17.46%) Voice Project Manager
5 9 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) Telecoms Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 6 (9.52%) Server Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Server Support
8 5 (7.94%) Core Network Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Network Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Test Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Voice Network Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) QA Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (3.17%) JSON
2 2 (3.17%) OpenCV
2 2 (3.17%) REST
2 2 (3.17%) TensorFlow
2 2 (3.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (3.17%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (3.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.76%) PMI
4 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.17%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.17%) Renewable Energy
4 2 (3.17%) Robotics
4 2 (3.17%) State Machine
5 1 (1.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.59%) IVR
5 1 (1.59%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.40%) Linux
2 6 (9.52%) Windows
3 2 (3.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) Validation
2 22 (34.92%) Computer Science
3 19 (30.16%) ITIL
4 18 (28.57%) Analytical Thinking
4 18 (28.57%) Change Management
4 18 (28.57%) Critical Thinking
4 18 (28.57%) Data Validation
4 18 (28.57%) QMS
4 18 (28.57%) Quality Management
5 14 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 14 (22.22%) Project Delivery
6 12 (19.05%) Project Management
7 11 (17.46%) ITIL V3
7 11 (17.46%) Workshop Facilitation
8 8 (12.70%) Software Testing
9 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (7.94%) Test Automation
11 4 (6.35%) Black-Box Testing
11 4 (6.35%) Line Management
11 4 (6.35%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) Java
3 3 (4.76%) C
3 3 (4.76%) C++
3 3 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (1.59%) C#
4 1 (1.59%) Perl
4 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (31.75%) Degree
2 18 (28.57%) MBCS
3 3 (4.76%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.17%) CITP
4 2 (3.17%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (42.86%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) COBIT
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Docker
1 3 (4.76%) KVM
2 2 (3.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Grafana
1 4 (6.35%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.59%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (50.79%) Ericsson
2 29 (46.03%) Remedy
3 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.76%) Nokia
5 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.59%) Empirix
5 1 (1.59%) HP