Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3G
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1100 1045 955
Rank change year-on-year -55 -90 -5
Permanent jobs citing 3G 96 150 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.087% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.54% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 58 127 305
UK median annual salary £42,462 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.64% -10.00% +20.48%
10th Percentile £25,925 £26,250 £26,550
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,212 £42,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year -3.03% -11.46% +27.15%

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 26,177 27,595 34,014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.17% 15.99% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20,814 22,483 28,209
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - -
10th Percentile £25,913 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for 3G in the UK

3G
Top 13 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 21 June 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 -43 95 £42,462 -5.64% 22
UK excluding London -32 66 £41,212 -3.03% 20
London -30 30 £42,500 -20.19% 3
South East -25 26 £50,000 +11.11% 6
South West +7 17 £35,000 - 6
North of England +12 10 £35,000 -6.67% 4
Yorkshire +11 7 £35,000 +40.00% 3
Midlands +15 6 £40,000 - 2
East of England -6 6 £45,000 +38.46% 1
West Midlands +14 5 £39,000 +14.71% 1
North West +2 3 - - 1
East Midlands 0 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Scotland -32 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 61 (63.54%) 4G
2 32 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 25 (26.04%) Wireless
4 23 (23.96%) 2G
4 23 (23.96%) ADSL
4 23 (23.96%) GPRS
4 23 (23.96%) Cisco
4 23 (23.96%) Microsoft
5 22 (22.92%) Ethernet
5 22 (22.92%) VPN
5 22 (22.92%) Juniper
5 22 (22.92%) Wi-Fi
5 22 (22.92%) LTE
6 18 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (17.71%) GSM
7 17 (17.71%) Firewall
8 16 (16.67%) CCNA
8 16 (16.67%) MPLS
8 16 (16.67%) DSL
9 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
9 15 (15.63%) Linux
10 14 (14.58%) HP
10 14 (14.58%) 802.1X
11 13 (13.54%) Data Centre
11 13 (13.54%) Network Monitoring
11 13 (13.54%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (13.54%) CheckPoint
11 13 (13.54%) 802.11
11 13 (13.54%) VoIP
11 13 (13.54%) Games

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 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.04%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.13%) AutoCAD
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.04%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) CSG Singleview
1 2 (2.08%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.33%) Office 365
2 2 (2.08%) BrowserStack
2 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.08%) GitHub
2 2 (2.08%) OpenShift
2 2 (2.08%) Sauce Labs
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.04%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 61 (63.54%) 4G
2 25 (26.04%) Wireless
3 23 (23.96%) 2G
3 23 (23.96%) ADSL
3 23 (23.96%) GPRS
4 22 (22.92%) Ethernet
4 22 (22.92%) LTE
4 22 (22.92%) VPN
4 22 (22.92%) Wi-Fi
5 17 (17.71%) Firewall
5 17 (17.71%) GSM
6 16 (16.67%) DSL
6 16 (16.67%) MPLS
7 13 (13.54%) 802.11
7 13 (13.54%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (13.54%) VoIP
8 11 (11.46%) SDH
8 11 (11.46%) tcpdump
8 11 (11.46%) Wireshark
9 10 (10.42%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) JIRA
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (2.08%) Selenium
3 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.04%) gulp
3 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.04%) JUnit
3 1 (1.04%) MSTest
3 1 (1.04%) NUnit
3 1 (1.04%) Protractor
3 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 13 (13.54%) Games
3 6 (6.25%) Billing
3 6 (6.25%) Electronics
4 2 (2.08%) Finance
4 2 (2.08%) Law
4 2 (2.08%) Local Government
4 2 (2.08%) Publishing
5 1 (1.04%) French Language
5 1 (1.04%) German Language
5 1 (1.04%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.04%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.04%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (20.83%) Network Engineer
2 12 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 9 (9.38%) Hardware Engineer
3 9 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 7 (7.29%) Test Engineer
5 6 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (6.25%) Analyst
6 5 (5.21%) Telecoms Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Configuration Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Developer
7 4 (4.17%) Exchange Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) RAN Configuration Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) RAN Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Embedded Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) LTE Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.58%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.08%) .NET
2 2 (2.08%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.08%) JMS
2 2 (2.08%) Node.js
2 2 (2.08%) RSS
2 2 (2.08%) SOAP
2 2 (2.08%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.08%) Web Services
2 2 (2.08%) XML
3 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.04%) CSS
3 1 (1.04%) HTML
3 1 (1.04%) iOS SDK
3 1 (1.04%) jQuery
3 1 (1.04%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.04%) REST
3 1 (1.04%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.54%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (7.29%) Blackberry
3 7 (7.29%) iPhone
4 4 (4.17%) Derivative
5 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.13%) User Experience
6 2 (2.08%) EPoS
6 2 (2.08%) IVR
7 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.04%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.04%) Handset
7 1 (1.04%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.63%) Linux
2 10 (10.42%) Windows
3 7 (7.29%) Android
3 7 (7.29%) Windows 8
3 7 (7.29%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.21%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (5.21%) Unix
6 4 (4.17%) Windows 10
6 4 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.17%) Windows Phone
6 4 (4.17%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (2.08%) Solaris
7 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.04%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.54%) Network Monitoring
2 11 (11.46%) Software Engineering
3 10 (10.42%) ITIL
3 10 (10.42%) Unit Testing
4 8 (8.33%) CRM
5 7 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.29%) Embedded Software Development
5 7 (7.29%) Test Scripting
6 6 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.21%) IC Design
7 5 (5.21%) OpenUP
7 5 (5.21%) Power Management
7 5 (5.21%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.21%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (5.21%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (5.21%) Test Automation
8 4 (4.17%) Integration Testing
8 4 (4.17%) Network Design
8 4 (4.17%) Presales
8 4 (4.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.50%) Java
1 12 (12.50%) Python
2 11 (11.46%) C
2 11 (11.46%) SQL
3 8 (8.33%) C++
4 4 (4.17%) Perl
4 4 (4.17%) Ruby
5 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.13%) Tcl
6 2 (2.08%) C#
6 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.04%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.04%) PHP
7 1 (1.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (16.67%) CCNA
3 11 (11.46%) Degree
4 9 (9.38%) CCNP
5 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.17%) CCSA
6 4 (4.17%) HNC
6 4 (4.17%) HND
6 4 (4.17%) MCSA
6 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.13%) MCP
8 2 (2.08%) CCSP
8 2 (2.08%) HP APS
8 2 (2.08%) ISEB
8 2 (2.08%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.08%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (11.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.29%) Hyper-V
2 7 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.25%) Firmware
4 2 (2.08%) Squid
4 2 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) SCCM
2 2 (2.08%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.08%) Netcool
2 2 (2.08%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (1.04%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.04%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (23.96%) Cisco
1 23 (23.96%) Microsoft
2 22 (22.92%) Juniper
3 14 (14.58%) HP
4 13 (13.54%) CheckPoint
5 11 (11.46%) Capita
5 11 (11.46%) F5
6 9 (9.38%) VMware
7 7 (7.29%) Avaya
8 6 (6.25%) Nokia
9 5 (5.21%) Ericsson
10 4 (4.17%) Citrix
10 4 (4.17%) Oracle
11 3 (3.13%) Fortinet
11 3 (3.13%) McAfee
11 3 (3.13%) Mitel
11 3 (3.13%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.08%) Apple
12 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.08%) Talend