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

3G
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1061 948 925
Rank change year-on-year -113 -23 -115
Permanent jobs citing 3G 126 294 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.88% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 113 247 235
UK median annual salary £45,000 £48,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +20.00% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,840 £22,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £84,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.26% +17.50% +6.67%

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 28090 33253 37788
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.95% 16.88% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22724 27547 30756
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,500 £70,000
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 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 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 -93 118 £45,000 -4.26% 13
UK excluding London -75 78 £45,000 -4.26% 12
London -2 43 £47,500 - 1
South East -32 38 £60,000 +20.00% 5
North of England -10 18 £25,500 -49.00% 1
Yorkshire +24 16 £24,500 -51.00% 1
East of England +4 11 £32,500 -40.91% 3
Midlands +25 9 £41,500 -17.00% 1
East Midlands +23 6 £35,000 -
West Midlands +14 3 £41,500 -17.00% 1
North West -25 2 £37,500 -34.78%
South West -27 1 £26,200 -31.95% 2
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 81 (64.29%) 4G
2 59 (46.83%) Wireless
3 49 (38.89%) Cisco
4 46 (36.51%) Linux
5 42 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 41 (32.54%) Firewall
7 39 (30.95%) Wi-Fi
8 38 (30.16%) MPLS
9 32 (25.40%) Cisco Certification
9 32 (25.40%) Degree
10 30 (23.81%) BGP
10 30 (23.81%) LTE
11 28 (22.22%) Juniper
12 27 (21.43%) Windows
13 26 (20.63%) WAN
13 26 (20.63%) DSL
13 26 (20.63%) IPsec
14 25 (19.84%) Ethernet
14 25 (19.84%) Data Centre
15 24 (19.05%) LAN
15 24 (19.05%) Microsoft
15 24 (19.05%) VPN
15 24 (19.05%) OSPF
16 21 (16.67%) Computer Science
16 21 (16.67%) ADSL
16 21 (16.67%) C
17 20 (15.87%) SLA
17 20 (15.87%) IPv6
17 20 (15.87%) Cisco ASA
17 20 (15.87%) F5

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 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (13.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 81 (64.29%) 4G
2 59 (46.83%) Wireless
3 41 (32.54%) Firewall
4 39 (30.95%) Wi-Fi
5 38 (30.16%) MPLS
6 30 (23.81%) BGP
6 30 (23.81%) LTE
7 26 (20.63%) DSL
7 26 (20.63%) IPsec
7 26 (20.63%) WAN
8 25 (19.84%) Ethernet
9 24 (19.05%) LAN
9 24 (19.05%) OSPF
9 24 (19.05%) VPN
10 21 (16.67%) ADSL
11 20 (15.87%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (15.87%) IPv6
12 16 (12.70%) DNS
13 15 (11.90%) SSL
13 15 (11.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
1 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.79%) Big Data
2 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.79%) MySQL
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.79%) JIRA
1 1 (0.79%) LabVIEW
1 1 (0.79%) Subversion
1 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.14%) Games
3 7 (5.56%) Billing
4 6 (4.76%) Electronics
4 6 (4.76%) Finance
5 4 (3.17%) Law
5 4 (3.17%) Marketing
6 3 (2.38%) Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
7 1 (0.79%) Automotive
7 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 24 (19.05%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (11.11%) Analyst
4 13 (10.32%) Juniper Engineer
5 12 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 10 (7.94%) Support Analyst
7 8 (6.35%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (6.35%) Developer
7 8 (6.35%) IT Analyst
7 8 (6.35%) IT Support
7 8 (6.35%) IT Support Analyst
7 8 (6.35%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) C++ Developer
9 6 (4.76%) Network Support
9 6 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Senior Network Support
9 6 (4.76%) Senior Network Support Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.49%) 802.1X
2 6 (4.76%) HTML
3 4 (3.17%) Middleware
4 3 (2.38%) XML
4 3 (2.38%) XMPP
4 3 (2.38%) Yocto
5 2 (1.59%) .NET
5 2 (1.59%) CSS
5 2 (1.59%) JMS
5 2 (1.59%) SOAP
5 2 (1.59%) Web Services
6 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.79%) JavaFX
6 1 (0.79%) jQuery
6 1 (0.79%) REST
6 1 (0.79%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.79%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.84%) Data Centre
2 21 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 16 (12.70%) Management Information System
4 15 (11.90%) PKI
5 8 (6.35%) Smartphone
6 6 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.97%) Blackberry
7 5 (3.97%) CCTV
8 4 (3.17%) Internet of Things
9 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.59%) iPhone
10 2 (1.59%) Smart City
11 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.79%) Handset
11 1 (0.79%) Smart Energy
11 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (36.51%) Linux
2 27 (21.43%) Windows
3 20 (15.87%) Windows Server
4 17 (13.49%) Android
5 16 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (11.90%) Unix
7 14 (11.11%) Windows 7
8 10 (7.94%) Embedded Linux
8 10 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (5.56%) CentOS
9 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (3.97%) Windows 10
11 4 (3.17%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.59%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.79%) Solaris
13 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.08%) ITIL
2 18 (14.29%) Network Design
3 17 (13.49%) Operations Management
4 15 (11.90%) Change Control
4 15 (11.90%) Information Management
4 15 (11.90%) Load Balancing
5 13 (10.32%) WAN Optimisation
6 12 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 11 (8.73%) Adaptive Security
8 10 (7.94%) Presales
9 9 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (7.14%) Mathematics
9 9 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
9 9 (7.14%) Web Filtering
10 5 (3.97%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (3.97%) Project Management
10 5 (3.97%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (3.17%) Analytics
11 4 (3.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.67%) C
2 18 (14.29%) C++
3 12 (9.52%) Java
4 11 (8.73%) Python
5 8 (6.35%) Perl
6 6 (4.76%) C#
6 6 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.97%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.97%) SQL
8 4 (3.17%) Embedded C
9 3 (2.38%) Ruby
9 3 (2.38%) Tcl
10 2 (1.59%) PHP
11 1 (0.79%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.79%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (25.40%) Cisco Certification
1 32 (25.40%) Degree
2 18 (14.29%) CCNP
3 12 (9.52%) CCNA
4 9 (7.14%) CCSA
5 8 (6.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (3.97%) CCIE
6 5 (3.97%) CCNP Voice
7 3 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.59%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.79%) CCENT
9 1 (0.79%) CCIP
9 1 (0.79%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.87%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 18 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.14%) Firmware
3 8 (6.35%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.59%) XenApp
6 1 (0.79%) KVM
6 1 (0.79%) Squid
6 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (8.73%) Cisco Prime
1 11 (8.73%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (3.17%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.79%) Ansible
4 1 (0.79%) Cacti
4 1 (0.79%) OpenView
4 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.79%) Puppet
4 1 (0.79%) SCCM
4 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (38.89%) Cisco
2 28 (22.22%) Juniper
3 24 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 20 (15.87%) F5
4 20 (15.87%) SolarWinds
5 15 (11.90%) HP
6 13 (10.32%) CheckPoint
7 12 (9.52%) Citrix
8 11 (8.73%) Barracuda Networks
8 11 (8.73%) Meraki
8 11 (8.73%) Palo Alto
9 10 (7.94%) Apple
10 9 (7.14%) Forcepoint
11 8 (6.35%) Avaya
11 8 (6.35%) McAfee
11 8 (6.35%) Sophos
12 6 (4.76%) Cyberoam
12 6 (4.76%) Fortinet
12 6 (4.76%) Red Hat
12 6 (4.76%) SonicWALL