Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3G
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1043 1005 971
Rank change year-on-year -38 -34 -241
Permanent jobs citing 3G 146 234 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.081% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 0.73% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 124 170 235
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,825 £22,725 £26,100
90th Percentile £73,750 £76,250 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%

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 28198 32234 36127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.65% 16.98% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22825 26351 29897
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,250 £72,500 £71,250
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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -51 137 £45,000 - 8
UK excluding London -20 92 £45,000 - 6
London -19 45 £45,000 -18.18% 2
South East -45 34 £45,000 - 3
East of England +18 19 £53,500 -0.47%
North of England +25 17 £24,500 - 2
Yorkshire - 13 £24,500 -
Midlands +22 12 £35,000 -
South West +2 10 £45,250 +96.74% 1
East Midlands +27 6 £27,500 -21.43%
West Midlands +18 6 £35,250 +85.53%
North West -13 4 £35,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 94 (64.38%) 4G
2 68 (46.58%) Telecoms
3 61 (41.78%) Wireless
4 48 (32.88%) Linux
5 43 (29.45%) Wi-Fi
6 39 (26.71%) LTE
7 37 (25.34%) Cisco
8 35 (23.97%) Firewall
9 33 (22.60%) C
10 27 (18.49%) Python
10 27 (18.49%) LAN
11 26 (17.81%) WAN
12 22 (15.07%) 2G
12 22 (15.07%) MPLS
12 22 (15.07%) Active Directory
12 22 (15.07%) C++
12 22 (15.07%) Windows
13 21 (14.38%) Cisco Certification
13 21 (14.38%) DNS
14 20 (13.70%) ADSL
14 20 (13.70%) Data Centre
15 19 (13.01%) DHCP
16 18 (12.33%) Ethernet
16 18 (12.33%) SLA
16 18 (12.33%) Microsoft
16 18 (12.33%) Java
16 18 (12.33%) BGP
16 18 (12.33%) Management Information System
16 18 (12.33%) Network Design
17 17 (11.64%) Embedded Linux

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 (1.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (7.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.05%) Office 365
3 2 (1.37%) GitHub
3 2 (1.37%) PaaS
3 2 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (64.38%) 4G
2 61 (41.78%) Wireless
3 43 (29.45%) Wi-Fi
4 39 (26.71%) LTE
5 35 (23.97%) Firewall
6 27 (18.49%) LAN
7 26 (17.81%) WAN
8 22 (15.07%) 2G
8 22 (15.07%) MPLS
9 21 (14.38%) DNS
10 20 (13.70%) ADSL
11 19 (13.01%) DHCP
12 18 (12.33%) BGP
12 18 (12.33%) Ethernet
13 17 (11.64%) TCP/IP
14 15 (10.27%) DSL
14 15 (10.27%) IPsec
14 15 (10.27%) VPN
15 14 (9.59%) OSPF
15 14 (9.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.37%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.68%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (4.79%) JIRA
2 5 (3.42%) gulp
3 2 (1.37%) Bitbucket
General
1 68 (46.58%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.85%) Finance
3 7 (4.79%) Billing
3 7 (4.79%) Law
4 5 (3.42%) Electronics
5 4 (2.74%) Games
6 3 (2.05%) Banking
6 3 (2.05%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (17.12%) Network Engineer
2 14 (9.59%) Analyst
2 14 (9.59%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (8.90%) Software Engineer
4 12 (8.22%) Test Engineer
5 11 (7.53%) Integration Engineer
5 11 (7.53%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (6.85%) Juniper Engineer
6 10 (6.85%) Product Manager
6 10 (6.85%) Python Software Engineer
6 10 (6.85%) Support Analyst
6 10 (6.85%) Telecoms Manager
7 8 (5.48%) Developer
7 8 (5.48%) Service Manager
8 7 (4.79%) Graduate
8 7 (4.79%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.11%) C Developer
9 6 (4.11%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (4.11%) Security Engineer
9 6 (4.11%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.53%) 802.1X
2 10 (6.85%) Yocto
3 5 (3.42%) .NET
3 5 (3.42%) AngularJS
3 5 (3.42%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (3.42%) CSS
3 5 (3.42%) HTML
3 5 (3.42%) jQuery
3 5 (3.42%) Node.js
3 5 (3.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (2.74%) Angular 2
4 4 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (2.05%) Middleware
5 3 (2.05%) XMPP
6 1 (0.68%) JMS
6 1 (0.68%) SOAP
6 1 (0.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.70%) Data Centre
2 18 (12.33%) Management Information System
3 13 (8.90%) PKI
4 11 (7.53%) Computer Science
5 9 (6.16%) CCTV
6 7 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.42%) Blackberry
7 5 (3.42%) Internet of Things
7 5 (3.42%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.74%) Chip and PIN
8 4 (2.74%) Contactless
9 3 (2.05%) Handset
10 2 (1.37%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.37%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.37%) iPhone
10 2 (1.37%) PMI
10 2 (1.37%) Raspberry Pi
10 2 (1.37%) Smart City
10 2 (1.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (32.88%) Linux
2 22 (15.07%) Windows
3 17 (11.64%) Embedded Linux
4 16 (10.96%) Android
5 14 (9.59%) Windows 7
6 13 (8.90%) Windows Server
7 12 (8.22%) Unix
8 9 (6.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (5.48%) Windows 10
10 7 (4.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.74%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.74%) VMS
12 3 (2.05%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (12.33%) Network Design
2 14 (9.59%) Operations Management
2 14 (9.59%) Presales
3 13 (8.90%) Information Management
3 13 (8.90%) ITIL
3 13 (8.90%) Load Balancing
3 13 (8.90%) Project Management
3 13 (8.90%) Software Engineering
4 11 (7.53%) Adaptive Security
4 11 (7.53%) Change Control
5 10 (6.85%) Multithreaded Programming
5 10 (6.85%) Multithreading
6 9 (6.16%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (6.16%) WAN Optimisation
7 8 (5.48%) Integration Testing
7 8 (5.48%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (5.48%) Mathematics
7 8 (5.48%) Open Source
7 8 (5.48%) Web Filtering
8 7 (4.79%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.60%) C
2 27 (18.49%) Python
3 22 (15.07%) C++
4 18 (12.33%) Java
5 10 (6.85%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.48%) Perl
7 7 (4.79%) C#
7 7 (4.79%) SQL
8 6 (4.11%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.42%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.37%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.37%) R
11 1 (0.68%) Lua
11 1 (0.68%) Ruby
11 1 (0.68%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 21 (14.38%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (10.96%) Degree
3 11 (7.53%) CCNP
4 7 (4.79%) CCIE
5 5 (3.42%) CCNA
6 4 (2.74%) CCSA
7 2 (1.37%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.37%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.37%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.68%) CWNA
8 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.33%) SLA
2 6 (4.11%) QA
3 2 (1.37%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (15.07%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.42%) Terminal Services
3 4 (2.74%) XenApp
4 3 (2.05%) Firmware
4 3 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 11 (7.53%) Cisco Prime
1 11 (7.53%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.68%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 37 (25.34%) Cisco
2 18 (12.33%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.64%) SolarWinds
4 16 (10.96%) Juniper
5 15 (10.27%) F5
6 14 (9.59%) Citrix
7 12 (8.22%) HP
8 11 (7.53%) Barracuda Networks
8 11 (7.53%) Palo Alto
9 8 (5.48%) Aruba
9 8 (5.48%) Forcepoint
9 8 (5.48%) Meraki
9 8 (5.48%) Sophos
10 7 (4.79%) Apple
10 7 (4.79%) Polycom
11 6 (4.11%) VMware
12 5 (3.42%) McAfee
13 4 (2.74%) Avaya
13 4 (2.74%) Google
14 3 (2.05%) Capita