Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3G
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1072 981 992
Rank change year-on-year -91 +11 -174
Permanent jobs citing 3G 122 197 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 0.68% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 83 153 252
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £76,250 £67,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -11.11% +12.50%

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26,449 29,054 35,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.18% 16.64% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 21,351 23,598 29,053
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

3G
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing 3G as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for 3G in the UK

3G
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for 3G in the UK

3G
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3G over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for 3G in the UK

3G
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3G within the UK over the 6 months to 18 February 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
England -80 120 £44,000 -12.00% 26
UK excluding London -29 73 £40,500 +1.25% 21
London -32 47 £45,000 -30.77% 8
South East -39 19 £52,500 +23.53% 8
North of England +23 16 £24,250 - 1
South West +11 16 £50,000 +100.00% 1
East of England -3 16 £49,250 +12.57% 4
Yorkshire +26 8 £21,000 -
North West -7 8 £35,000 - 1
Midlands -2 6 £35,500 +1.43% 4
West Midlands +14 5 £35,500 +86.84% 4
East Midlands +14 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 with a requirement for 3G.

1 72 (59.02%) 4G
2 60 (49.18%) Telecoms
3 45 (36.89%) Wireless
4 33 (27.05%) Cisco
5 28 (22.95%) Firewall
6 27 (22.13%) ADSL
6 27 (22.13%) Python
6 27 (22.13%) HP
7 26 (21.31%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (21.31%) Linux
8 25 (20.49%) C
8 25 (20.49%) Juniper
9 24 (19.67%) VPN
9 24 (19.67%) Wi-Fi
10 23 (18.85%) 2G
10 23 (18.85%) LTE
11 21 (17.21%) MPLS
11 21 (17.21%) Microsoft
12 20 (16.39%) DNS
12 20 (16.39%) DSL
13 19 (15.57%) Java
13 19 (15.57%) Data Centre
14 18 (14.75%) Degree
15 17 (13.93%) Ethernet
15 17 (13.93%) TCP/IP
15 17 (13.93%) GPRS
15 17 (13.93%) Active Directory
15 17 (13.93%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (13.11%) F5
16 16 (13.11%) 802.1X

3G
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (2.46%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.64%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.82%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.46%) GitHub
2 3 (2.46%) Office 365
3 2 (1.64%) PaaS
3 2 (1.64%) SaaS
4 1 (0.82%) BrowserStack
4 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.82%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.82%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.82%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 72 (59.02%) 4G
2 45 (36.89%) Wireless
3 28 (22.95%) Firewall
4 27 (22.13%) ADSL
5 24 (19.67%) VPN
5 24 (19.67%) Wi-Fi
6 23 (18.85%) 2G
6 23 (18.85%) LTE
7 21 (17.21%) MPLS
8 20 (16.39%) DNS
8 20 (16.39%) DSL
9 17 (13.93%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (13.93%) Ethernet
9 17 (13.93%) GPRS
9 17 (13.93%) TCP/IP
10 16 (13.11%) DHCP
11 15 (12.30%) 802.11
11 15 (12.30%) LAN
12 14 (11.48%) SDH
12 14 (11.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.64%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (9.02%) JIRA
2 6 (4.92%) gulp
3 4 (3.28%) Selenium
4 3 (2.46%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.64%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
General
1 60 (49.18%) Telecoms
2 14 (11.48%) Games
3 7 (5.74%) Law
4 6 (4.92%) Billing
4 6 (4.92%) Finance
5 3 (2.46%) Electronics
6 1 (0.82%) Automotive
6 1 (0.82%) Military
6 1 (0.82%) Publishing
6 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (18.85%) Network Engineer
2 16 (13.11%) Test Engineer
3 10 (8.20%) Software Engineer
3 10 (8.20%) Telecoms Engineer
3 10 (8.20%) Telecoms Manager
4 9 (7.38%) Analyst
4 9 (7.38%) Product Manager
5 7 (5.74%) Integration Engineer
5 7 (5.74%) Python Software Engineer
5 7 (5.74%) Security Engineer
5 7 (5.74%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (5.74%) Telecoms Test Engineer
6 6 (4.92%) Graduate
6 6 (4.92%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (4.92%) Senior Test Engineer
7 5 (4.10%) Developer
7 5 (4.10%) Mobile Engineer
7 5 (4.10%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.10%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.10%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.11%) 802.1X
2 7 (5.74%) Yocto
3 6 (4.92%) .NET
3 6 (4.92%) AngularJS
3 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (4.92%) CSS
3 6 (4.92%) jQuery
3 6 (4.92%) Node.js
3 6 (4.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (4.10%) Angular 2
4 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.64%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.82%) JMS
6 1 (0.82%) RESTful
6 1 (0.82%) SOAP
6 1 (0.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.57%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.38%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.28%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.28%) CCTV
4 4 (3.28%) Chip and PIN
4 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.28%) Contactless
4 4 (3.28%) PKI
5 3 (2.46%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.46%) EPoS
5 3 (2.46%) iPhone
6 2 (1.64%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.64%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.64%) Handset
6 2 (1.64%) IVR
6 2 (1.64%) PMI
6 2 (1.64%) Raspberry Pi
6 2 (1.64%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.31%) Linux
2 14 (11.48%) Windows
3 9 (7.38%) Embedded Linux
4 8 (6.56%) Windows 10
4 8 (6.56%) Windows 7
4 8 (6.56%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.92%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.28%) Android
6 4 (3.28%) VMS
7 3 (2.46%) Unix
7 3 (2.46%) Windows Phone
7 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.46%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.64%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.11%) Project Management
2 14 (11.48%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (9.02%) Integration Testing
5 9 (7.38%) ITIL
5 9 (7.38%) Open Source
5 9 (7.38%) Software Engineering
6 8 (6.56%) Network Design
6 8 (6.56%) Physics
7 7 (5.74%) Mentoring
7 7 (5.74%) Multithreaded Programming
7 7 (5.74%) Multithreading
7 7 (5.74%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.74%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.74%) Service Design
8 6 (4.92%) CRM
8 6 (4.92%) Defect Management
8 6 (4.92%) Microservices
8 6 (4.92%) MVC
8 6 (4.92%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.13%) Python
2 25 (20.49%) C
3 19 (15.57%) Java
4 13 (10.66%) C++
5 11 (9.02%) SQL
6 7 (5.74%) C#
7 6 (4.92%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.92%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.46%) Perl
9 2 (1.64%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.64%) R
10 1 (0.82%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.82%) Lua
10 1 (0.82%) Ruby
10 1 (0.82%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 26 (21.31%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (14.75%) Degree
3 16 (13.11%) CCNA
4 11 (9.02%) CCNP
5 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.28%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.28%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.46%) CCIE
7 3 (2.46%) MCSA
8 2 (1.64%) CCSA
8 2 (1.64%) CCSP
8 2 (1.64%) HP APS
8 2 (1.64%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.64%) MCP
8 2 (1.64%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.82%) APMP
9 1 (0.82%) CWNA
9 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.82%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.38%) QA
2 8 (6.56%) SLA
3 2 (1.64%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.82%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (13.93%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.28%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.46%) XenApp
5 2 (1.64%) Squid
5 2 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (2.46%) SCCM
1 3 (2.46%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (1.64%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.82%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (27.05%) Cisco
2 27 (22.13%) HP
3 25 (20.49%) Juniper
4 21 (17.21%) Microsoft
5 16 (13.11%) F5
6 14 (11.48%) CheckPoint
7 9 (7.38%) VMware
8 7 (5.74%) Capita
8 7 (5.74%) Citrix
9 6 (4.92%) Polycom
9 6 (4.92%) SolarWinds
10 5 (4.10%) Avaya
11 4 (3.28%) Aruba
11 4 (3.28%) Meraki
11 4 (3.28%) Nokia
12 3 (2.46%) Barracuda Networks
12 3 (2.46%) Palo Alto
12 3 (2.46%) Sophos
13 2 (1.64%) Forcepoint
13 2 (1.64%) Symantec