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

3G
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 808 806 786
Rank change year-on-year -2 -20  
Permanent jobs citing 3G 66 141 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 0.85% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 58 112 107
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £25,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £75,400
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -8.16% +28.94%  

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 14351 16668 19314
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.16% 16.90% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11670 13853 15719
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,597 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 22 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 22 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 -22 63 £45,000 -10.00% 9
South East -10 24 £45,000 -4.25%
London +23 22 £45,000 -14.28% 7
West Yorkshire +17 10 £24,750 -1.00% 1
Slough +12 10 £45,000 +18.42%
Yorkshire +5 10 £24,750 -1.00% 1
Berkshire -8 10 £45,000 -10.00%
Surrey +41 9 £70,000 +48.93%
Leeds +14 8 £24,750 -50.50% 1
Feltham 0 5 £42,000 -20.00%
East of England -2 4 £41,250 -25.00%
Redhill -7 4 £70,000 +48.93%
City of London +20 3 £49,500 +65.00% 5
West Sussex +2 2 £52,500 +0.96%
Hertfordshire -1 2 £32,500 -40.90%
Cambridge -10 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Cambridgeshire -16 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Uxbridge - 2 £32,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £32,750 -
North West - 2 £37,500 -
Manchester - 2 £37,500 -
Oldham - 2 £37,500 -
Hampshire +26 1 £60,000 +33.33%
Oxfordshire +15 1 £22,500 -72.72%
Guildford +14 1 £44,000 -
West Midlands +12 1 £26,500 -41.11%
Gatwick +1 1 £70,000 +33.33%
Horsham -4 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Buckinghamshire -7 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 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 (67.11%) 4G
2 59 (39.60%) Telecoms
3 57 (38.26%) Linux
4 44 (29.53%) Cisco
5 43 (28.86%) Firewall
6 42 (28.19%) Wireless
7 38 (25.50%) MPLS
8 37 (24.83%) C
9 36 (24.16%) Cisco Certification
9 36 (24.16%) Wi-Fi
9 36 (24.16%) Degree
10 31 (20.81%) GSM
10 31 (20.81%) LTE
11 30 (20.13%) C++
11 30 (20.13%) Windows
11 30 (20.13%) TCP/IP
12 29 (19.46%) Juniper
13 28 (18.79%) Microsoft
13 28 (18.79%) ITIL
14 25 (16.78%) BGP
15 24 (16.11%) Microsoft Office
15 24 (16.11%) ADSL
16 23 (15.44%) Ethernet
16 23 (15.44%) CCNP
16 23 (15.44%) IPsec
17 21 (14.09%) OSPF
17 21 (14.09%) DSL
17 21 (14.09%) WAN
17 21 (14.09%) LAN
17 21 (14.09%) 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 (5.37%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.36%) IIS
3 4 (2.68%) CMS
3 4 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (2.68%) WordPress
4 2 (1.34%) Apache
4 2 (1.34%) JBoss
Applications
1 24 (16.11%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.67%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) Traffica
2 2 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 100 (67.11%) 4G
2 43 (28.86%) Firewall
3 42 (28.19%) Wireless
4 38 (25.50%) MPLS
5 36 (24.16%) Wi-Fi
6 31 (20.81%) GSM
6 31 (20.81%) LTE
7 30 (20.13%) TCP/IP
8 25 (16.78%) BGP
9 24 (16.11%) ADSL
10 23 (15.44%) Ethernet
10 23 (15.44%) IPsec
11 21 (14.09%) DSL
11 21 (14.09%) LAN
11 21 (14.09%) OSPF
11 21 (14.09%) WAN
12 20 (13.42%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (13.42%) VPN
13 19 (12.75%) 2G
14 18 (12.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.68%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (2.01%) MySQL
3 2 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.34%) JasperReports
3 2 (1.34%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.34%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.68%) MSI
2 3 (2.01%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.34%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.34%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.34%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.67%) JIRA
4 1 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 59 (39.60%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.37%) Games
3 6 (4.03%) Electronics
3 6 (4.03%) Finance
4 5 (3.36%) Billing
4 5 (3.36%) Marketing
5 4 (2.68%) Banking
5 4 (2.68%) Law
6 3 (2.01%) Military
7 2 (1.34%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.67%) Advertising
8 1 (0.67%) Automotive
8 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (22.82%) Network Engineer
2 21 (14.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 19 (12.75%) Developer
4 17 (11.41%) Software Engineer
5 14 (9.40%) C++ Developer
6 11 (7.38%) Analyst
6 11 (7.38%) Juniper Engineer
6 11 (7.38%) Senior Software Engineer
7 10 (6.71%) Linux Developer
7 10 (6.71%) Senior Support Engineer
7 10 (6.71%) Support Engineer
8 8 (5.37%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (5.37%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (4.70%) 4G Engineer
9 7 (4.70%) C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (4.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (4.70%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) IT Analyst
10 6 (4.03%) IT Support
10 6 (4.03%) Senior Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 15 (10.07%) 802.1X
3 5 (3.36%) HTML
3 5 (3.36%) Software Packaging
3 5 (3.36%) XML
4 3 (2.01%) .NET
5 2 (1.34%) CSS
5 2 (1.34%) JMS
5 2 (1.34%) SOAP
5 2 (1.34%) Web Services
6 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.67%) JavaFX
6 1 (0.67%) jQuery
6 1 (0.67%) Middleware
6 1 (0.67%) REST
6 1 (0.67%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.09%) Data Centre
2 18 (12.08%) Computer Science
3 15 (10.07%) Management Information System
4 11 (7.38%) PKI
5 7 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.03%) Smartphone
7 5 (3.36%) iPhone
8 4 (2.68%) CCTV
8 4 (2.68%) Replication
9 3 (2.01%) Blackberry
9 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.34%) Clustering
10 2 (1.34%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.34%) Smart Energy
11 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.67%) Contactless
11 1 (0.67%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.67%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 57 (38.26%) Linux
2 30 (20.13%) Windows
3 19 (12.75%) Windows Server
4 15 (10.07%) Unix
5 14 (9.40%) Android
5 14 (9.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (8.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (7.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (6.71%) Windows 7
9 7 (4.70%) CentOS
10 6 (4.03%) Apple iOS
10 6 (4.03%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (2.68%) Mac OS
11 4 (2.68%) Windows Phone
12 3 (2.01%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.34%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.67%) Nucleus RTOS
14 1 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.79%) ITIL
2 20 (13.42%) Network Design
2 20 (13.42%) Software Engineering
3 16 (10.74%) Multithreading
4 15 (10.07%) Information Management
5 13 (8.72%) Change Control
5 13 (8.72%) Operations Management
5 13 (8.72%) Translating Business Requirements
6 12 (8.05%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (7.38%) Load Balancing
7 11 (7.38%) WAN Optimisation
8 10 (6.71%) Project Management
9 8 (5.37%) Adaptive Security
10 7 (4.70%) Presales
10 7 (4.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.03%) CRM
11 6 (4.03%) Mathematics
12 5 (3.36%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (3.36%) Performance Management
12 5 (3.36%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (24.83%) C
2 30 (20.13%) C++
3 14 (9.40%) Java
4 12 (8.05%) SQL
5 9 (6.04%) C#
6 8 (5.37%) Python
7 7 (4.70%) Perl
8 5 (3.36%) Embedded C
8 5 (3.36%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.36%) PHP
8 5 (3.36%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.68%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.01%) Ruby
10 3 (2.01%) Tcl
10 3 (2.01%) VB
11 2 (1.34%) VB6
12 1 (0.67%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 36 (24.16%) Cisco Certification
1 36 (24.16%) Degree
2 23 (15.44%) CCNP
3 12 (8.05%) CCNA
4 8 (5.37%) CCSA
4 8 (5.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (4.70%) CCNP Voice
5 7 (4.70%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (4.03%) CCIE
6 6 (4.03%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.68%) A+ Certification
7 4 (2.68%) MCP
7 4 (2.68%) MCSA
7 4 (2.68%) MCSE
7 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.68%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.01%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.34%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.67%) CCENT
10 1 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.08%) SLA
2 2 (1.34%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 19 (12.75%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (10.74%) KVM
4 8 (5.37%) Firmware
5 6 (4.03%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.01%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.34%) XenApp
8 1 (0.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 16 (10.74%) Ansible
1 16 (10.74%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (10.74%) Puppet
2 7 (4.70%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (4.70%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (4.03%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.68%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.68%) Netcool
4 4 (2.68%) NSN NetAct
4 4 (2.68%) Sysprep
5 1 (0.67%) Cacti
5 1 (0.67%) OpenView
5 1 (0.67%) SCCM
5 1 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 44 (29.53%) Cisco
2 29 (19.46%) Juniper
3 28 (18.79%) Microsoft
4 19 (12.75%) VMware
5 18 (12.08%) F5
6 16 (10.74%) HP
7 14 (9.40%) CheckPoint
7 14 (9.40%) SolarWinds
8 12 (8.05%) Citrix
9 9 (6.04%) Draytek
9 9 (6.04%) Fortinet
10 8 (5.37%) Barracuda Networks
10 8 (5.37%) Palo Alto
11 7 (4.70%) Apple
11 7 (4.70%) Avaya
11 7 (4.70%) Ericsson
11 7 (4.70%) Meraki
12 6 (4.03%) McAfee
12 6 (4.03%) Red Hat
12 6 (4.03%) Sophos
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