Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3G
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 832 785 759
Rank change year-on-year -47 -26 -171
Permanent jobs citing 3G 83 185 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.085% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.94% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 74 144 133
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.26% +17.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £22,875 £25,000 £23,400
90th Percentile £72,500 £91,750 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +10.39%

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 16320 19666 22321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.77% 17.67% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13240 15937 17990
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -24 40 £60,000 +20.00% 3
North of England -3 17 £24,500 -51.00%
Yorkshire +27 16 £24,500 -51.00%
East of England +15 14 £51,750 -5.91%
Midlands +35 9 £35,000 -30.00%
East Midlands +26 7 £35,000 -
South West +1 3 £30,000 +9.09%
West Midlands +18 2 £35,750 -28.50%
North West -23 1 £37,500 -
3G
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 60 (72.29%) 4G
2 40 (48.19%) Wireless
3 36 (43.37%) Linux
4 34 (40.96%) Wi-Fi
5 30 (36.14%) Cisco
6 26 (31.33%) Firewall
6 26 (31.33%) Telecoms
7 24 (28.92%) WAN
8 22 (26.51%) LAN
8 22 (26.51%) C
9 21 (25.30%) BGP
9 21 (25.30%) Data Centre
10 20 (24.10%) SolarWinds
10 20 (24.10%) MPLS
10 20 (24.10%) IPsec
11 19 (22.89%) Juniper
11 19 (22.89%) C++
11 19 (22.89%) SLA
12 18 (21.69%) Windows
12 18 (21.69%) OSPF
12 18 (21.69%) Network Design
13 17 (20.48%) Operations Management
13 17 (20.48%) DNS
14 16 (19.28%) DHCP
14 16 (19.28%) Active Directory
14 16 (19.28%) Management Information System
14 16 (19.28%) Degree
14 16 (19.28%) Junos
15 15 (18.07%) Unified Communications
15 15 (18.07%) PKI

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 60 (72.29%) 4G
2 40 (48.19%) Wireless
3 34 (40.96%) Wi-Fi
4 26 (31.33%) Firewall
5 24 (28.92%) WAN
6 22 (26.51%) LAN
7 21 (25.30%) BGP
8 20 (24.10%) IPsec
8 20 (24.10%) MPLS
9 18 (21.69%) OSPF
10 17 (20.48%) DNS
11 16 (19.28%) DHCP
11 16 (19.28%) Junos
12 15 (18.07%) SSL
12 15 (18.07%) Unified Communications
13 14 (16.87%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (16.87%) Ethernet
13 14 (16.87%) IPv6
13 14 (16.87%) LTE
13 14 (16.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) MySQL
1 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 26 (31.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.02%) Finance
3 4 (4.82%) Electronics
4 3 (3.61%) Law
5 1 (1.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (32.53%) Network Engineer
2 18 (21.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (15.66%) Analyst
3 13 (15.66%) Software Engineer
4 12 (14.46%) Support Analyst
5 10 (12.05%) Juniper Engineer
6 9 (10.84%) IT Support
6 9 (10.84%) Senior Software Engineer
7 8 (9.64%) IT Analyst
7 8 (9.64%) IT Support Analyst
8 7 (8.43%) Python Software Engineer
9 6 (7.23%) C++ Developer
9 6 (7.23%) Developer
9 6 (7.23%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (7.23%) Telecoms Manager
10 5 (6.02%) C/C++ Developer
10 5 (6.02%) C/C++ Software Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Embedded Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Embedded Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) LTE Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.84%) 802.1X
2 7 (8.43%) Yocto
3 6 (7.23%) HTML
4 2 (2.41%) CSS
4 2 (2.41%) Web Services
5 1 (1.20%) .NET
5 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.20%) jQuery
5 1 (1.20%) REST
5 1 (1.20%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.30%) Data Centre
2 16 (19.28%) Management Information System
3 15 (18.07%) PKI
4 11 (13.25%) Computer Science
5 8 (9.64%) Smartphone
6 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.41%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.20%) Handset
8 1 (1.20%) PMI
8 1 (1.20%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (1.20%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 36 (43.37%) Linux
2 18 (21.69%) Windows
3 14 (16.87%) Embedded Linux
4 13 (15.66%) Windows 7
4 13 (15.66%) Windows Server
5 12 (14.46%) Android
6 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (10.84%) Unix
8 4 (4.82%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.20%) CentOS
9 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.69%) Network Design
2 17 (20.48%) Operations Management
3 15 (18.07%) Information Management
3 15 (18.07%) Load Balancing
4 14 (16.87%) Change Control
5 13 (15.66%) Software Engineering
6 12 (14.46%) Adaptive Security
6 12 (14.46%) WAN Optimisation
7 11 (13.25%) ITIL
8 9 (10.84%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (10.84%) Mathematics
8 9 (10.84%) Web Filtering
9 7 (8.43%) Multithreaded Programming
9 7 (8.43%) Multithreading
10 4 (4.82%) Change Management
11 3 (3.61%) Analytics
11 3 (3.61%) Embedded Software Development
11 3 (3.61%) OpenUP
11 3 (3.61%) Project Management
11 3 (3.61%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.51%) C
2 19 (22.89%) C++
3 13 (15.66%) Python
4 7 (8.43%) Java
5 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.23%) Perl
6 5 (6.02%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.82%) C#
8 2 (2.41%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.20%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.20%) Lua
9 1 (1.20%) PHP
9 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.20%) SQL
9 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (19.28%) Degree
2 15 (18.07%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.02%) CCIE
4 3 (3.61%) CCNA
4 3 (3.61%) CCNP
5 1 (1.20%) CCIP
5 1 (1.20%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (1.20%) CCSA
5 1 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.20%) HNC
5 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.89%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 16 (19.28%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.64%) Terminal Services
3 5 (6.02%) Firmware
4 1 (1.20%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (14.46%) Cisco Prime
1 12 (14.46%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (4.82%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.20%) Cacti
3 1 (1.20%) OpenView
3 1 (1.20%) SCCM
3 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (36.14%) Cisco
2 20 (24.10%) SolarWinds
3 19 (22.89%) Juniper
4 14 (16.87%) F5
5 12 (14.46%) Barracuda Networks
5 12 (14.46%) Citrix
5 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
5 12 (14.46%) Palo Alto
6 9 (10.84%) Apple
6 9 (10.84%) Forcepoint
7 8 (9.64%) McAfee
7 8 (9.64%) Sophos
8 7 (8.43%) Aruba
8 7 (8.43%) Meraki
9 4 (4.82%) Polycom
10 3 (3.61%) Google
10 3 (3.61%) HP
11 2 (2.41%) Avaya
12 1 (1.20%) Dell
12 1 (1.20%) Oracle