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 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3G
UK
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 808 783 782
Rank change year-on-year -25 -1  
Permanent jobs citing 3G 59 175 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.99% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 50 135 100
Median salary £48,750 £50,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +18.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,700 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £37,450
% change year-on-year -15.00% +33.51%  

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 13903 17765 20281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.92% 17.17% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11295 14732 16079
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -28 58 £48,750 -2.50% 15
London +34 28 £60,000 +26.31% 7
South East -7 21 £42,500 -9.57% 2
Surrey +35 6 £55,000 +42.85%
Berkshire -9 5 £42,500 -15.00% 2
West Yorkshire +15 4 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire +12 4 £50,000 - 1
Newbury +8 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Hampshire +18 3 £40,000 -15.78%
Buckinghamshire +14 3 - -
West Sussex +13 3 £62,500 +56.25%
Feltham -1 3 £37,500 -34.78% 1
Southampton - 3 £40,000 -
East of England +14 2 £38,750 -29.54%
City of London +12 2 £47,500 +4.39% 2
Leeds +12 2 £41,250 -17.50% 1
Gatwick -8 2 £62,500 +19.04%
Manchester -25 2 £37,500 -34.78%
North West -26 2 £37,500 -34.78%
East Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £40,000 -
Oldham - 2 £37,500 -
Abingdon +31 1 £22,500 -50.00%
Guildford +13 1 £44,000 +76.00%
Hertfordshire +13 1 £27,500 -50.00%
Oxfordshire +10 1 £22,500 -72.72%
West Midlands +9 1 £41,500 -17.00%
Horsham +6 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Maidenhead +6 1 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 1 £50,000 -9.09%

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 111 (70.70%) 4G
2 79 (50.32%) Telecoms
3 61 (38.85%) Linux
4 44 (28.03%) C
5 43 (27.39%) GSM
6 41 (26.11%) Cisco
6 41 (26.11%) Wireless
7 40 (25.48%) Firewall
8 37 (23.57%) C++
9 34 (21.66%) Cisco Certification
10 33 (21.02%) MPLS
11 32 (20.38%) VMware
12 31 (19.75%) Windows
12 31 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 30 (19.11%) Degree
13 30 (19.11%) TCP/IP
14 29 (18.47%) Multithreading
14 29 (18.47%) Puppet
14 29 (18.47%) Opscode Chef
14 29 (18.47%) OpenFlow
14 29 (18.47%) KVM
14 29 (18.47%) Ansible
15 28 (17.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 28 (17.83%) Juniper
15 28 (17.83%) ITIL
15 28 (17.83%) Ethernet
16 26 (16.56%) LAN
17 24 (15.29%) LTE
18 23 (14.65%) CCNP
18 23 (14.65%) Microsoft

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 (5.10%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.18%) IIS
3 4 (2.55%) CMS
3 4 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (2.55%) WordPress
4 2 (1.27%) Apache
4 2 (1.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 20 (12.74%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (7.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.64%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Traffica
2 2 (1.27%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (1.27%) PeopleSoft CRM
Communications & Networking
1 111 (70.70%) 4G
2 43 (27.39%) GSM
3 41 (26.11%) Wireless
4 40 (25.48%) Firewall
5 33 (21.02%) MPLS
6 30 (19.11%) TCP/IP
7 29 (18.47%) OpenFlow
8 28 (17.83%) Ethernet
9 26 (16.56%) LAN
10 24 (15.29%) LTE
11 22 (14.01%) DSL
11 22 (14.01%) WAN
11 22 (14.01%) Wi-Fi
12 21 (13.38%) 2G
12 21 (13.38%) ADSL
13 20 (12.74%) VoIP
13 20 (12.74%) VPN
14 19 (12.10%) IPsec
15 18 (11.46%) BGP
16 16 (10.19%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.82%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.91%) MySQL
3 2 (1.27%) BODI
3 2 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.27%) JasperReports
3 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.55%) MSI
2 3 (1.91%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (1.91%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.27%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.27%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.27%) Subversion
4 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
General
1 79 (50.32%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.37%) Finance
3 9 (5.73%) Games
4 7 (4.46%) Banking
4 7 (4.46%) Electronics
5 4 (2.55%) Billing
5 4 (2.55%) Marketing
5 4 (2.55%) Military
6 2 (1.27%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.27%) Retail
7 1 (0.64%) Advertising
7 1 (0.64%) Automotive
7 1 (0.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Law
7 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (18.47%) Developer
2 28 (17.83%) Network Engineer
3 22 (14.01%) C++ Developer
4 17 (10.83%) Senior Network Engineer
5 16 (10.19%) Software Engineer
6 12 (7.64%) Linux Developer
7 11 (7.01%) Architect
7 11 (7.01%) Senior Software Engineer
7 11 (7.01%) Support Engineer
8 10 (6.37%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (6.37%) 4G Engineer
8 10 (6.37%) Juniper Engineer
8 10 (6.37%) Lead Developer
8 10 (6.37%) Senior Support Engineer
9 9 (5.73%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (5.73%) Telecoms Developer
10 8 (5.10%) C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (5.10%) Senior C++ Developer
10 8 (5.10%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (5.10%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 11 (7.01%) 802.1X
3 6 (3.82%) .NET
3 6 (3.82%) XML
4 5 (3.18%) Software Packaging
5 2 (1.27%) Web Services
6 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.64%) CSS
6 1 (0.64%) HTML
6 1 (0.64%) JavaFX
6 1 (0.64%) JMS
6 1 (0.64%) jQuery
6 1 (0.64%) Middleware
6 1 (0.64%) REST
6 1 (0.64%) SOAP
6 1 (0.64%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.38%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.83%) Management Information System
3 11 (7.01%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.73%) PKI
5 5 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.55%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.55%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.55%) iPhone
6 4 (2.55%) Replication
6 4 (2.55%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.91%) CCTV
8 2 (1.27%) Clustering
8 2 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.27%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.27%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (1.27%) Smart Energy
9 1 (0.64%) ASIC
9 1 (0.64%) Contactless
9 1 (0.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 61 (38.85%) Linux
2 31 (19.75%) Windows
3 12 (7.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (7.01%) Unix
4 11 (7.01%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.46%) CentOS
5 7 (4.46%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.82%) Android
6 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.55%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.55%) Mac OS
7 4 (2.55%) Windows Phone
7 4 (2.55%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.27%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.27%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.64%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.64%) ThreadX
9 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.47%) Multithreading
2 28 (17.83%) ITIL
3 22 (14.01%) Translating Business Requirements
4 20 (12.74%) Software Engineering
5 18 (11.46%) Network Design
6 13 (8.28%) Information Management
6 13 (8.28%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (6.37%) Project Management
8 9 (5.73%) Change Control
8 9 (5.73%) Load Balancing
8 9 (5.73%) Operations Management
8 9 (5.73%) WAN Optimisation
9 8 (5.10%) Adaptive Security
9 8 (5.10%) Network Management
10 7 (4.46%) Problem Management
11 6 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (3.82%) Incident Management
12 5 (3.18%) CRM
12 5 (3.18%) Performance Management
12 5 (3.18%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (28.03%) C
2 37 (23.57%) C++
3 16 (10.19%) SQL
4 12 (7.64%) C#
5 10 (6.37%) Java
6 5 (3.18%) PHP
6 5 (3.18%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.18%) Python
7 4 (2.55%) Embedded C
7 4 (2.55%) Perl
7 4 (2.55%) Ruby
7 4 (2.55%) Tcl
8 3 (1.91%) VB
9 2 (1.27%) VB6
10 1 (0.64%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.64%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (21.66%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (19.11%) Degree
3 23 (14.65%) CCNP
4 12 (7.64%) CCNA
5 10 (6.37%) Security Cleared
6 9 (5.73%) CCNP Voice
6 9 (5.73%) CCSA
6 9 (5.73%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (5.10%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.55%) A+ Certification
8 4 (2.55%) CCIE
8 4 (2.55%) MCP
8 4 (2.55%) MCSA
8 4 (2.55%) MCSE
8 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.91%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.64%) CCENT
10 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.46%) SLA
2 3 (1.91%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 31 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (18.47%) KVM
3 11 (7.01%) Firmware
4 10 (6.37%) Active Directory
5 6 (3.82%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.64%) Squid
Systems Management
1 29 (18.47%) Ansible
1 29 (18.47%) Opscode Chef
1 29 (18.47%) Puppet
2 7 (4.46%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (4.46%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (3.82%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.55%) Netcool
4 4 (2.55%) NSN NetAct
4 4 (2.55%) Sysprep
5 3 (1.91%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.64%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.64%) SCCM
6 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (26.11%) Cisco
2 32 (20.38%) VMware
3 28 (17.83%) Juniper
4 23 (14.65%) Microsoft
5 18 (11.46%) F5
6 15 (9.55%) CheckPoint
6 15 (9.55%) HP
7 9 (5.73%) Draytek
7 9 (5.73%) Fortinet
7 9 (5.73%) SolarWinds
8 8 (5.10%) Barracuda Networks
8 8 (5.10%) Palo Alto
9 7 (4.46%) SonicWALL
10 6 (3.82%) Aerohive Networks
10 6 (3.82%) Avaya
10 6 (3.82%) Cyberoam
10 6 (3.82%) EMC
10 6 (3.82%) Meraki
10 6 (3.82%) Oracle
10 6 (3.82%) Red Hat
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