Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3G
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 817 795 828
Rank change year-on-year -22 +33 -262
Permanent jobs citing 3G 94 155 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.094% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.79% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 85 106 119
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £25,700
90th Percentile £72,500 £108,750 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 16738 19538 21644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.67% 17.70% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13569 15659 17652
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £22,875
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -36 35 £52,500 +16.67%
East of England +17 19 £53,500 -2.73%
North of England +17 17 £24,500 -
Midlands +46 13 £35,250 +0.71%
Yorkshire - 13 £24,500 -
South West +1 10 £45,250 +96.74%
East Midlands +31 7 £35,000 -
West Midlands +19 6 £35,250 +85.53%
North West 0 4 £35,000 -
3G
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for 3G.

1 74 (78.72%) 4G
2 46 (48.94%) Wireless
3 41 (43.62%) Telecoms
4 36 (38.30%) Linux
5 31 (32.98%) Wi-Fi
6 25 (26.60%) C
6 25 (26.60%) Cisco
7 22 (23.40%) LAN
8 21 (22.34%) WAN
8 21 (22.34%) C++
8 21 (22.34%) Firewall
9 20 (21.28%) Python
10 18 (19.15%) Data Centre
10 18 (19.15%) Network Design
11 17 (18.09%) Embedded Linux
11 17 (18.09%) LTE
11 17 (18.09%) SolarWinds
11 17 (18.09%) Management Information System
12 16 (17.02%) 2G
12 16 (17.02%) Windows
12 16 (17.02%) SLA
13 15 (15.96%) Active Directory
13 15 (15.96%) IPsec
13 15 (15.96%) BGP
14 14 (14.89%) MPLS
14 14 (14.89%) OSPF
14 14 (14.89%) Juniper
14 14 (14.89%) Operations Management
14 14 (14.89%) Junos
15 13 (13.83%) Unified Communications

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 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Office 365
2 2 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 74 (78.72%) 4G
2 46 (48.94%) Wireless
3 31 (32.98%) Wi-Fi
4 22 (23.40%) LAN
5 21 (22.34%) Firewall
5 21 (22.34%) WAN
6 17 (18.09%) LTE
7 16 (17.02%) 2G
8 15 (15.96%) BGP
8 15 (15.96%) IPsec
9 14 (14.89%) Junos
9 14 (14.89%) MPLS
9 14 (14.89%) OSPF
10 13 (13.83%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (13.83%) DHCP
10 13 (13.83%) DNS
10 13 (13.83%) IPv6
10 13 (13.83%) SAN
10 13 (13.83%) SSL
10 13 (13.83%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Bitbucket
General
1 41 (43.62%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.57%) Finance
3 3 (3.19%) Electronics
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (21.28%) Network Engineer
2 14 (14.89%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (13.83%) Analyst
3 13 (13.83%) Software Engineer
4 11 (11.70%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (10.64%) Juniper Engineer
5 10 (10.64%) Python Software Engineer
5 10 (10.64%) Support Analyst
5 10 (10.64%) Telecoms Manager
6 6 (6.38%) Developer
6 6 (6.38%) Integration Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) IT Support
6 6 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.38%) Test Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) C++ Software Developer
7 5 (5.32%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Product Manager
7 5 (5.32%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.64%) Yocto
2 7 (7.45%) 802.1X
3 5 (5.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.15%) Data Centre
2 17 (18.09%) Management Information System
3 13 (13.83%) PKI
4 10 (10.64%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.32%) Smartphone
6 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.26%) CCTV
6 4 (4.26%) Chip and PIN
6 4 (4.26%) Contactless
7 3 (3.19%) Handset
8 2 (2.13%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (2.13%) PMI
8 2 (2.13%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (1.06%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (38.30%) Linux
2 17 (18.09%) Embedded Linux
3 16 (17.02%) Windows
4 12 (12.77%) Windows 7
5 11 (11.70%) Android
6 10 (10.64%) Windows Server
7 8 (8.51%) Unix
8 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (6.38%) Windows 10
10 4 (4.26%) VMS
11 3 (3.19%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (1.06%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.15%) Network Design
2 14 (14.89%) Operations Management
3 13 (13.83%) Information Management
3 13 (13.83%) Load Balancing
3 13 (13.83%) Software Engineering
4 11 (11.70%) Adaptive Security
4 11 (11.70%) Change Control
5 10 (10.64%) Multithreaded Programming
5 10 (10.64%) Multithreading
6 9 (9.57%) ITIL
6 9 (9.57%) WAN Optimisation
7 8 (8.51%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (8.51%) Mathematics
7 8 (8.51%) Web Filtering
8 5 (5.32%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.32%) Project Management
8 5 (5.32%) Test Scripting
9 3 (3.19%) Network Planning
9 3 (3.19%) Test Automation
9 3 (3.19%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.60%) C
2 21 (22.34%) C++
3 20 (21.28%) Python
4 7 (7.45%) Perl
5 6 (6.38%) Java
6 5 (5.32%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.32%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.13%) C#
7 2 (2.13%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.13%) R
8 1 (1.06%) Lua
8 1 (1.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (10.64%) Degree
3 6 (6.38%) CCIE
4 2 (2.13%) CCNP
4 2 (2.13%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) CCNA
5 1 (1.06%) CWNA
5 1 (1.06%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.02%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (15.96%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.32%) Terminal Services
3 3 (3.19%) Firmware
4 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (11.70%) Cisco Prime
1 11 (11.70%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.06%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.06%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 25 (26.60%) Cisco
2 17 (18.09%) SolarWinds
3 14 (14.89%) Juniper
4 13 (13.83%) F5
4 13 (13.83%) Microsoft
5 11 (11.70%) Barracuda Networks
5 11 (11.70%) Palo Alto
6 10 (10.64%) Citrix
7 8 (8.51%) Aruba
7 8 (8.51%) Forcepoint
7 8 (8.51%) Meraki
8 6 (6.38%) Apple
8 6 (6.38%) Sophos
9 5 (5.32%) McAfee
9 5 (5.32%) Polycom
10 4 (4.26%) Google
11 3 (3.19%) Capita
12 2 (2.13%) Avaya
12 2 (2.13%) HP
13 1 (1.06%) Dell