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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3G
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 816 777 773
Rank change year-on-year -39 -4  
Permanent jobs citing 3G 67 146 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.88% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 58 116 109
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +20.48%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +26.31%  

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 14196 16683 19335
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.14% 16.94% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11554 13858 15753
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -26 64 £45,000 -6.25% 10
South East -7 26 £45,000 -4.25%
London +13 20 £45,000 -14.28% 8
Slough +11 12 £45,000 +18.42%
Berkshire -2 12 £45,000 -10.00%
West Yorkshire +17 11 £24,750 -1.00% 1
Yorkshire +7 11 £24,750 -1.00% 1
Surrey +28 9 £70,000 +48.93%
Leeds +15 9 £24,750 -50.50% 1
Feltham -1 4 £42,000 -20.00%
East of England -2 4 £41,250 -25.00%
Redhill -10 4 £70,000 +48.93%
City of London +23 3 £49,500 +65.00% 6
Uxbridge - 3 £32,000 -
West Sussex +1 2 £52,500 +0.96%
Hertfordshire -5 2 £32,500 -40.90%
Cambridgeshire -8 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Cambridge -10 2 £50,000 -9.09%
East Midlands - 2 £32,750 -
Oxfordshire +15 1 £22,500 -72.72%
Guildford +13 1 £44,000 -
Hampshire +10 1 £60,000 +33.33%
West Midlands +6 1 £26,500 -41.11%
Gatwick +4 1 £70,000 +33.33%
Buckinghamshire +1 1 - -
Horsham -7 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Leicestershire - 1 £23,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £42,500 -
Sowerby Bridge - 1 £50,000 -
Southampton - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 100 (66.23%) 4G
2 59 (39.07%) Telecoms
3 57 (37.75%) Linux
4 45 (29.80%) Cisco
5 43 (28.48%) Firewall
5 43 (28.48%) Wireless
6 38 (25.17%) Wi-Fi
6 38 (25.17%) MPLS
7 37 (24.50%) C
8 36 (23.84%) Cisco Certification
8 36 (23.84%) Degree
9 33 (21.85%) LTE
10 31 (20.53%) Windows
11 30 (19.87%) C++
12 29 (19.21%) GSM
12 29 (19.21%) Juniper
12 29 (19.21%) Microsoft
12 29 (19.21%) TCP/IP
13 28 (18.54%) ITIL
14 25 (16.56%) Microsoft Office
14 25 (16.56%) ADSL
14 25 (16.56%) BGP
15 23 (15.23%) CCNP
15 23 (15.23%) Ethernet
15 23 (15.23%) IPsec
16 21 (13.91%) WAN
16 21 (13.91%) LAN
16 21 (13.91%) DSL
16 21 (13.91%) OSPF
16 21 (13.91%) Data Centre

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 8 (5.30%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.31%) IIS
3 4 (2.65%) CMS
3 4 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (2.65%) WordPress
4 2 (1.32%) Apache
4 2 (1.32%) JBoss
Applications
1 25 (16.56%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.66%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Traffica
2 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 100 (66.23%) 4G
2 43 (28.48%) Firewall
2 43 (28.48%) Wireless
3 38 (25.17%) MPLS
3 38 (25.17%) Wi-Fi
4 33 (21.85%) LTE
5 29 (19.21%) GSM
5 29 (19.21%) TCP/IP
6 25 (16.56%) ADSL
6 25 (16.56%) BGP
7 23 (15.23%) Ethernet
7 23 (15.23%) IPsec
8 21 (13.91%) DSL
8 21 (13.91%) LAN
8 21 (13.91%) OSPF
8 21 (13.91%) WAN
9 20 (13.25%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (13.25%) VPN
10 19 (12.58%) 2G
11 18 (11.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.99%) MySQL
3 2 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.32%) JasperReports
3 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.65%) MSI
2 3 (1.99%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.32%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.32%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.66%) JIRA
4 1 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 59 (39.07%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.30%) Games
3 6 (3.97%) Electronics
3 6 (3.97%) Finance
4 5 (3.31%) Billing
4 5 (3.31%) Marketing
5 4 (2.65%) Banking
5 4 (2.65%) Law
6 3 (1.99%) Military
7 2 (1.32%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.66%) Advertising
8 1 (0.66%) Automotive
8 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (22.52%) Network Engineer
2 21 (13.91%) Senior Network Engineer
3 19 (12.58%) Developer
4 16 (10.60%) Software Engineer
5 14 (9.27%) C++ Developer
6 12 (7.95%) Analyst
7 11 (7.28%) Juniper Engineer
8 10 (6.62%) Linux Developer
8 10 (6.62%) Senior Software Engineer
8 10 (6.62%) Senior Support Engineer
8 10 (6.62%) Support Engineer
9 8 (5.30%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (5.30%) Cisco Engineer
10 7 (4.64%) 4G Engineer
10 7 (4.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 7 (4.64%) IT Analyst
10 7 (4.64%) IT Support
10 7 (4.64%) IT Support Analyst
10 7 (4.64%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.64%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.60%) 802.1X
2 14 (9.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (3.97%) HTML
4 5 (3.31%) Software Packaging
4 5 (3.31%) XML
5 3 (1.99%) .NET
6 2 (1.32%) CSS
6 2 (1.32%) JMS
6 2 (1.32%) SOAP
6 2 (1.32%) Web Services
7 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.66%) JavaFX
7 1 (0.66%) jQuery
7 1 (0.66%) Middleware
7 1 (0.66%) REST
7 1 (0.66%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.91%) Data Centre
2 18 (11.92%) Computer Science
3 15 (9.93%) Management Information System
4 11 (7.28%) PKI
5 7 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.64%) Smartphone
6 5 (3.31%) CCTV
6 5 (3.31%) iPhone
7 4 (2.65%) Replication
8 3 (1.99%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.32%) Clustering
9 2 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.32%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.66%) Contactless
10 1 (0.66%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.66%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 57 (37.75%) Linux
2 31 (20.53%) Windows
3 20 (13.25%) Windows Server
4 15 (9.93%) Android
4 15 (9.93%) Unix
4 15 (9.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (8.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (7.28%) Windows 7
6 11 (7.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (4.64%) CentOS
7 7 (4.64%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (3.97%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.65%) Mac OS
9 4 (2.65%) Windows Phone
10 3 (1.99%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.66%) Solaris
12 1 (0.66%) ThreadX
12 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.54%) ITIL
2 20 (13.25%) Network Design
3 19 (12.58%) Software Engineering
4 15 (9.93%) Information Management
5 14 (9.27%) Multithreading
6 13 (8.61%) Change Control
6 13 (8.61%) Operations Management
7 12 (7.95%) Network Monitoring
8 11 (7.28%) Load Balancing
8 11 (7.28%) Translating Business Requirements
8 11 (7.28%) WAN Optimisation
9 10 (6.62%) Project Management
10 8 (5.30%) Adaptive Security
11 7 (4.64%) Presales
11 7 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (3.97%) CRM
12 6 (3.97%) Mathematics
13 5 (3.31%) Kalman Filter
13 5 (3.31%) Performance Management
13 5 (3.31%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 37 (24.50%) C
2 30 (19.87%) C++
3 15 (9.93%) Java
4 12 (7.95%) SQL
5 9 (5.96%) C#
5 9 (5.96%) Python
6 8 (5.30%) Perl
7 6 (3.97%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.31%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.31%) Embedded C
8 5 (3.31%) PHP
8 5 (3.31%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.99%) Ruby
9 3 (1.99%) Tcl
9 3 (1.99%) VB
10 2 (1.32%) VB6
11 1 (0.66%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.66%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 36 (23.84%) Cisco Certification
1 36 (23.84%) Degree
2 23 (15.23%) CCNP
3 12 (7.95%) CCNA
4 8 (5.30%) CCSA
4 8 (5.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (4.64%) CCNP Voice
5 7 (4.64%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (3.97%) CCIE
6 6 (3.97%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.65%) A+ Certification
7 4 (2.65%) MCP
7 4 (2.65%) MCSA
7 4 (2.65%) MCSE
7 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.65%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.99%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.66%) CCENT
10 1 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.92%) SLA
2 2 (1.32%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 20 (13.25%) Active Directory
2 16 (10.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (9.27%) KVM
4 8 (5.30%) Firmware
5 7 (4.64%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.99%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.32%) XenApp
8 1 (0.66%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (9.27%) Ansible
1 14 (9.27%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (9.27%) Puppet
2 7 (4.64%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (4.64%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (3.97%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.65%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.65%) Netcool
4 4 (2.65%) NSN NetAct
4 4 (2.65%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.66%) Cacti
5 1 (0.66%) OpenView
5 1 (0.66%) SCCM
5 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (29.80%) Cisco
2 29 (19.21%) Juniper
2 29 (19.21%) Microsoft
3 18 (11.92%) F5
4 17 (11.26%) VMware
5 16 (10.60%) HP
6 14 (9.27%) CheckPoint
6 14 (9.27%) SolarWinds
7 13 (8.61%) Citrix
8 9 (5.96%) Draytek
8 9 (5.96%) Fortinet
9 8 (5.30%) Apple
9 8 (5.30%) Barracuda Networks
9 8 (5.30%) Palo Alto
10 7 (4.64%) Avaya
10 7 (4.64%) Ericsson
10 7 (4.64%) McAfee
10 7 (4.64%) Meraki
10 7 (4.64%) Sophos
11 6 (3.97%) SonicWALL
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