Period
to 20 May 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 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3G
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 836 805 785
Rank change year-on-year -31 -20 -75
Permanent jobs citing 3G 59 83 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.060% 0.084% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.52% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33 61 191
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,423 £40,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% -17.53% +24.36%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £63,000 £63,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% -5.00% +20.48%

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 15,449 15,901 20,399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 15.62% 16.18% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11,995 12,726 16,775
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £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 May 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 May 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
South East -25 24 £50,000 +17.65% 5
South West +2 13 £46,500 - 7
North of England -3 9 £31,250 -16.67% 5
East of England -11 9 £41,750 +23.70%
Yorkshire +20 5 £31,250 -17.22% 2
West Midlands +16 4 £39,000 -6.02% 7
Midlands +2 4 £39,000 -2.50% 9
North West -7 4 - - 2
3G
UK

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

1 46 (77.97%) 4G
2 25 (42.37%) Telecoms
3 19 (32.20%) 2G
4 18 (30.51%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (25.42%) LTE
6 14 (23.73%) GSM
7 12 (20.34%) Cisco
7 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
7 12 (20.34%) Wireless
8 11 (18.64%) Ethernet
8 11 (18.64%) Juniper
9 10 (16.95%) GPRS
9 10 (16.95%) ADSL
9 10 (16.95%) Radio Access Network
10 9 (15.25%) Linux
10 9 (15.25%) C
10 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (13.56%) Bluetooth
11 8 (13.56%) VoIP
12 7 (11.86%) MPLS
12 7 (11.86%) Firewall
12 7 (11.86%) Self-Motivation
13 6 (10.17%) Degree
13 6 (10.17%) TETRA
13 6 (10.17%) CCNA
13 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
13 6 (10.17%) VPN
13 6 (10.17%) ITIL
14 5 (8.47%) C++

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 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (5.08%) AutoCAD
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.69%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (77.97%) 4G
2 19 (32.20%) 2G
3 18 (30.51%) Wi-Fi
4 15 (25.42%) LTE
5 14 (23.73%) GSM
6 12 (20.34%) Wireless
7 11 (18.64%) Ethernet
8 10 (16.95%) ADSL
8 10 (16.95%) GPRS
8 10 (16.95%) Radio Access Network
9 8 (13.56%) Bluetooth
9 8 (13.56%) VoIP
10 7 (11.86%) Firewall
10 7 (11.86%) MPLS
11 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
11 6 (10.17%) TETRA
11 6 (10.17%) VPN
12 5 (8.47%) DSL
12 5 (8.47%) SDH
13 4 (6.78%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.69%) MySQL
2 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.69%) MSTest
1 1 (1.69%) NUnit
1 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (42.37%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.78%) Billing
2 4 (6.78%) Electronics
2 4 (6.78%) Games
3 2 (3.39%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Local Government
4 1 (1.69%) Automotive
4 1 (1.69%) Law
4 1 (1.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (11.86%) Hardware Engineer
1 7 (11.86%) Network Engineer
2 6 (10.17%) Telecoms Manager
3 5 (8.47%) Developer
3 5 (8.47%) Support Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Configuration Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) RAN Configuration Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) RAN Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Software Developer
4 4 (6.78%) Software Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Telecoms Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Mobile Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Radio Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (5.08%) Technical Support
5 3 (5.08%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.39%) RSS
2 2 (3.39%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.08%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.08%) Derivative
3 3 (5.08%) iPhone
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.69%) Handset
5 1 (1.69%) IVR
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Linux
2 5 (8.47%) Windows
3 3 (5.08%) Android
3 3 (5.08%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.17%) ITIL
2 5 (8.47%) Embedded Software Development
2 5 (8.47%) OpenUP
2 5 (8.47%) Problem Management
2 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (6.78%) Network Design
3 4 (6.78%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (6.78%) Performance Management
3 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
3 4 (6.78%) Test Scripting
3 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
4 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.08%) Fault Management
4 3 (5.08%) IC Design
4 3 (5.08%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.08%) Network Architecture
4 3 (5.08%) Power Management
4 3 (5.08%) Presales
4 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
4 3 (5.08%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.25%) C
2 5 (8.47%) C++
2 5 (8.47%) Python
3 4 (6.78%) Java
3 4 (6.78%) SQL
4 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.69%) Perl
5 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (10.17%) CCNA
2 6 (10.17%) Degree
3 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.78%) CCNP
4 4 (6.78%) HNC
4 4 (6.78%) HND
5 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.39%) JNCIA
6 2 (3.39%) MCP
7 1 (1.69%) APMP
7 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.69%) ISEB
7 1 (1.69%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.69%) MCSA
7 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Firmware
1 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
1 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.39%) Squid
3 2 (3.39%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) FortiGate
1 2 (3.39%) Netcool
1 2 (3.39%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (3.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Cisco
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.64%) Juniper
3 5 (8.47%) Ericsson
4 4 (6.78%) CheckPoint
4 4 (6.78%) F5
4 4 (6.78%) HP
4 4 (6.78%) Nokia
4 4 (6.78%) VMware
5 3 (5.08%) Avaya
5 3 (5.08%) Capita
5 3 (5.08%) McAfee
5 3 (5.08%) Mitel
6 2 (3.39%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.39%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.69%) Arista
7 1 (1.69%) Aruba
7 1 (1.69%) EMC
7 1 (1.69%) Meraki
7 1 (1.69%) Polycom