Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3G
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 824 801 813
Rank change year-on-year -23 +12 -209
Permanent jobs citing 3G 78 117 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.079% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 0.65% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 63 76 134
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,050 £23,750 £26,300
90th Percentile £67,500 £120,000 £69,625
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +14.46%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 15,823 17,913 20,413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 15.99% 17.43% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12,675 14,215 16,792
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,858 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

3G
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing 3G as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for 3G in the UK excluding London

3G
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for 3G in the UK excluding London

3G
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3G in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for 3G in the UK excluding London

3G
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
North of England +21 19 £22,750 - 3
South East -22 19 £60,000 +33.33% 9
East of England +14 18 £53,500 +12.63% 1
South West +12 15 £50,000 +108.33% 2
Yorkshire - 11 £21,000 - 2
North West -4 8 £35,000 -
Midlands +17 7 £35,250 +0.71% 2
West Midlands +21 5 £35,500 +86.84% 1
East Midlands +19 2 £27,500 -21.43% 1
3G
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for 3G.

1 59 (75.64%) 4G
2 38 (48.72%) Wireless
3 35 (44.87%) Telecoms
4 23 (29.49%) Cisco
5 20 (25.64%) Linux
5 20 (25.64%) Firewall
6 17 (21.79%) C
6 17 (21.79%) Python
7 16 (20.51%) Wi-Fi
7 16 (20.51%) Data Centre
8 15 (19.23%) ADSL
9 14 (17.95%) Juniper
10 13 (16.67%) WAN
10 13 (16.67%) C++
10 13 (16.67%) 2G
11 12 (15.38%) MPLS
11 12 (15.38%) LAN
11 12 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
12 11 (14.10%) Active Directory
12 11 (14.10%) VoIP
12 11 (14.10%) Management Information System
12 11 (14.10%) F5
12 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
12 11 (14.10%) Network Design
12 11 (14.10%) Embedded Linux
13 10 (12.82%) LTE
13 10 (12.82%) SolarWinds
13 10 (12.82%) DSL
13 10 (12.82%) Ethernet

3G
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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:

Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) GitHub
2 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (75.64%) 4G
2 38 (48.72%) Wireless
3 20 (25.64%) Firewall
4 16 (20.51%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (19.23%) ADSL
6 13 (16.67%) 2G
6 13 (16.67%) WAN
7 12 (15.38%) LAN
7 12 (15.38%) MPLS
8 11 (14.10%) VoIP
9 10 (12.82%) DSL
9 10 (12.82%) Ethernet
9 10 (12.82%) LTE
10 9 (11.54%) IPsec
10 9 (11.54%) OpenVPN
10 9 (11.54%) OSPF
10 9 (11.54%) Radio Access Network
10 9 (11.54%) SSL
11 8 (10.26%) DNS
11 8 (10.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Bitbucket
General
1 35 (44.87%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.69%) Finance
3 4 (5.13%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Automotive
4 1 (1.28%) Billing
4 1 (1.28%) Military
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 12 (15.38%) Telecoms Manager
3 11 (14.10%) Software Engineer
4 10 (12.82%) Analyst
5 9 (11.54%) Python Software Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 6 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Technical Support
7 6 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Juniper Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Product Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.54%) Yocto
2 5 (6.41%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.28%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.51%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.10%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.97%) PKI
4 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.13%) CCTV
5 4 (5.13%) Chip and PIN
5 4 (5.13%) Contactless
6 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (3.85%) Handset
7 2 (2.56%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.56%) PMI
7 2 (2.56%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (1.28%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.28%) IVR
8 1 (1.28%) Replication
8 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.64%) Linux
2 11 (14.10%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (11.54%) Windows
4 5 (6.41%) Android
4 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.41%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.13%) VMS
5 4 (5.13%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.85%) Unix
6 3 (3.85%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.10%) Network Design
1 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
2 9 (11.54%) Multithreaded Programming
2 9 (11.54%) Multithreading
3 7 (8.97%) Information Management
3 7 (8.97%) ITIL
3 7 (8.97%) Load Balancing
3 7 (8.97%) Operations Management
3 7 (8.97%) PRINCE2
3 7 (8.97%) Project Management
4 6 (7.69%) Adaptive Security
5 5 (6.41%) Test Scripting
6 4 (5.13%) Change Control
6 4 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (5.13%) Open Source
6 4 (5.13%) Unit Testing
7 3 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.85%) Mathematics
7 3 (3.85%) Network Management
7 3 (3.85%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.79%) C
1 17 (21.79%) Python
2 13 (16.67%) C++
3 4 (5.13%) Java
3 4 (5.13%) SQL
4 2 (2.56%) Perl
4 2 (2.56%) R
5 1 (1.28%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.28%) Lua
5 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (7.69%) CCNA
3 4 (5.13%) CCIE
3 4 (5.13%) CCNP
4 3 (3.85%) Degree
4 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.56%) MCP
5 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.28%) APMP
6 1 (1.28%) CWNA
6 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) ISEB
6 1 (1.28%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.28%) JNCIS
6 1 (1.28%) MCSA
6 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (14.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.28%) Firmware
4 1 (1.28%) Squid
4 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.28%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.28%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (29.49%) Cisco
2 14 (17.95%) Juniper
3 11 (14.10%) F5
3 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
4 10 (12.82%) SolarWinds
5 7 (8.97%) Aruba
5 7 (8.97%) Citrix
5 7 (8.97%) Meraki
6 6 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
6 6 (7.69%) Capita
6 6 (7.69%) Palo Alto
6 6 (7.69%) Polycom
7 5 (6.41%) HP
8 4 (5.13%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.13%) VMware
9 3 (3.85%) Forcepoint
10 2 (2.56%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.56%) Google
10 2 (2.56%) Sophos
11 1 (1.28%) Veeam