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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3G
UK
Rank 781 764 789
Rank change year-on-year -17 +25  
Permanent jobs citing 3G 83 185 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 1.03% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 67 141 85
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,450 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -15.78% +26.66%  

3G is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13525 17875 19834
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.99% 17.29% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11020 14776 15811
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

3G
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing 3G as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for 3G in the UK

3G
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 81 £47,500 - 11
London +46 35 £60,000 +23.07% 3
South East +7 29 £42,500 -7.60% 6
Surrey +25 9 £38,250 +17.69% 2
East of England +32 7 £27,500 -50.00% 1
Hampshire +15 6 £40,000 -12.56% 1
Berkshire +7 6 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Hertfordshire +24 5 £27,500 -53.19% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 5 - -
Watford - 5 £27,500 - 1
Newbury +2 4 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Leatherhead - 4 £36,500 -
Southampton - 4 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire +7 3 £50,000 -
West Sussex +6 3 £62,500 +56.25%
Feltham -1 3 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Gatwick - 3 £62,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
Dorset +29 2 - -
West Yorkshire +18 2 £50,000 -
South West +11 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +11 2 £45,000 +28.57%
North West -10 2 £37,500 -34.78% 1
Gosport - 2 £45,000 -
City of London +36 1 £47,500 +2.15%
West Midlands +19 1 £41,500 -17.00%
Maidenhead +8 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Cambridge +4 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Redhill +4 1 £40,000 -13.04%

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 with a requirement for 3G.

1 121 (69.94%) 4G
2 91 (52.60%) Telecoms
3 61 (35.26%) Linux
4 50 (28.90%) GSM
5 48 (27.75%) C
6 44 (25.43%) Cisco
7 42 (24.28%) Wireless
8 41 (23.70%) Firewall
8 41 (23.70%) C++
9 38 (21.97%) Cisco Certification
9 38 (21.97%) VMware
10 37 (21.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 35 (20.23%) Multithreading
11 35 (20.23%) Puppet
11 35 (20.23%) Opscode Chef
11 35 (20.23%) OpenFlow
11 35 (20.23%) KVM
11 35 (20.23%) Ansible
12 34 (19.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 33 (19.08%) MPLS
13 33 (19.08%) Windows
13 33 (19.08%) TCP/IP
13 33 (19.08%) Degree
14 32 (18.50%) LAN
15 30 (17.34%) Ethernet
15 30 (17.34%) 2G
15 30 (17.34%) LTE
16 29 (16.76%) ITIL
17 28 (16.18%) Translating Business Requirements
18 26 (15.03%) Wi-Fi

3G
Top Related 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 10 (5.78%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.31%) CMS
2 4 (2.31%) IIS
2 4 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (2.31%) WordPress
3 2 (1.16%) Apache
3 2 (1.16%) JBoss
Applications
1 22 (12.72%) MS Office
2 19 (10.98%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.47%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.58%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 4 (2.31%) Traffica
2 2 (1.16%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (1.16%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 121 (69.94%) 4G
2 50 (28.90%) GSM
3 42 (24.28%) Wireless
4 41 (23.70%) Firewall
5 35 (20.23%) OpenFlow
6 33 (19.08%) MPLS
6 33 (19.08%) TCP/IP
7 32 (18.50%) LAN
8 30 (17.34%) 2G
8 30 (17.34%) Ethernet
8 30 (17.34%) LTE
9 26 (15.03%) Wi-Fi
10 25 (14.45%) WAN
11 22 (12.72%) DSL
12 20 (11.56%) VoIP
13 19 (10.98%) ADSL
14 18 (10.40%) IPsec
15 17 (9.83%) BGP
15 17 (9.83%) OSPF
15 17 (9.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.47%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.16%) BODI
2 2 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.16%) JasperReports
2 2 (1.16%) MySQL
3 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.31%) MSI
2 3 (1.73%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (1.73%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.16%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.58%) Subversion
4 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 91 (52.60%) Telecoms
2 11 (6.36%) Finance
3 8 (4.62%) Games
4 7 (4.05%) Banking
5 6 (3.47%) Electronics
6 4 (2.31%) Marketing
6 4 (2.31%) Military
7 3 (1.73%) Retail
8 2 (1.16%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.16%) Billing
8 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.58%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) Automotive
9 1 (0.58%) Back Office
9 1 (0.58%) Law
9 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (19.65%) Developer
2 27 (15.61%) C++ Developer
3 26 (15.03%) Network Engineer
4 17 (9.83%) 4G Engineer
4 17 (9.83%) Senior Network Engineer
5 15 (8.67%) Linux Developer
6 14 (8.09%) Lead Developer
7 13 (7.51%) 3G Engineer
7 13 (7.51%) Software Engineer
7 13 (7.51%) Support Engineer
7 13 (7.51%) Telecoms Developer
8 12 (6.94%) Architect
9 11 (6.36%) Cisco Engineer
10 10 (5.78%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (5.78%) Field Engineer
10 10 (5.78%) Juniper Engineer
10 10 (5.78%) Senior C++ Developer
10 10 (5.78%) Senior Developer
10 10 (5.78%) Senior Software Engineer
11 9 (5.20%) C/C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (4.62%) 802.1X
3 6 (3.47%) Software Packaging
4 5 (2.89%) .NET
5 4 (2.31%) XML
6 2 (1.16%) Web Services
7 1 (0.58%) JavaFX
7 1 (0.58%) Middleware
7 1 (0.58%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.14%) Data Centre
2 18 (10.40%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.36%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.36%) PKI
4 6 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.89%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.89%) iPhone
6 4 (2.31%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.31%) Replication
6 4 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.73%) CCTV
8 2 (1.16%) Clustering
8 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.16%) Handset
8 2 (1.16%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.16%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (1.16%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.58%) iPad
9 1 (0.58%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 61 (35.26%) Linux
2 33 (19.08%) Windows
3 10 (5.78%) Unix
3 10 (5.78%) Windows Server
3 10 (5.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (4.05%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.47%) Android
5 6 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.89%) CentOS
6 5 (2.89%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.31%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.31%) Mac OS
7 4 (2.31%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.58%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.58%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.23%) Multithreading
2 29 (16.76%) ITIL
3 28 (16.18%) Translating Business Requirements
4 20 (11.56%) Network Design
5 17 (9.83%) Software Engineering
6 15 (8.67%) Information Management
7 14 (8.09%) Network Monitoring
8 11 (6.36%) Change Control
8 11 (6.36%) Load Balancing
8 11 (6.36%) Operations Management
8 11 (6.36%) WAN Optimisation
9 10 (5.78%) Adaptive Security
10 8 (4.62%) Network Management
10 8 (4.62%) Project Management
11 7 (4.05%) Incident Management
11 7 (4.05%) Patch Management
11 7 (4.05%) Problem Management
12 6 (3.47%) Application Packaging
12 6 (3.47%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (3.47%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 48 (27.75%) C
2 41 (23.70%) C++
3 14 (8.09%) SQL
4 10 (5.78%) C#
5 6 (3.47%) Java
6 4 (2.31%) PHP
6 4 (2.31%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.73%) Embedded C
7 3 (1.73%) Python
8 2 (1.16%) Perl
8 2 (1.16%) Ruby
8 2 (1.16%) Tcl
8 2 (1.16%) VB
8 2 (1.16%) VB6
9 1 (0.58%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 38 (21.97%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (19.08%) Degree
3 21 (12.14%) CCNP
4 15 (8.67%) CCNA
5 9 (5.20%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (5.20%) Security Cleared
6 8 (4.62%) CCNP Voice
6 8 (4.62%) CCSA
7 7 (4.05%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.47%) CCENT
8 6 (3.47%) MCP
8 6 (3.47%) MCSE
8 6 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (2.89%) CCIE
10 4 (2.31%) A+ Certification
10 4 (2.31%) MCSA
11 3 (1.73%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.58%) CCSP
12 1 (0.58%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.72%) SLA
2 3 (1.73%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (21.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (20.23%) KVM
3 15 (8.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (5.78%) Firmware
5 6 (3.47%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.73%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 35 (20.23%) Ansible
1 35 (20.23%) Opscode Chef
1 35 (20.23%) Puppet
2 9 (5.20%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (5.20%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (2.89%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.31%) Netcool
4 4 (2.31%) NSN NetAct
4 4 (2.31%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.58%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 44 (25.43%) Cisco
2 38 (21.97%) VMware
3 26 (15.03%) Juniper
4 21 (12.14%) Microsoft
5 19 (10.98%) F5
6 15 (8.67%) HP
7 13 (7.51%) CheckPoint
8 12 (6.94%) SolarWinds
9 10 (5.78%) Barracuda Networks
9 10 (5.78%) Palo Alto
10 9 (5.20%) Draytek
11 8 (4.62%) Citrix
11 8 (4.62%) EMC
11 8 (4.62%) Fortinet
12 7 (4.05%) Dell
13 6 (3.47%) Avaya
13 6 (3.47%) LANDesk
13 6 (3.47%) SonicWALL
14 5 (2.89%) Cyberoam
14 5 (2.89%) Red Hat
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