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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
3G
UK
Rank 764 764 808
Rank change year-on-year 0 +44  
Permanent jobs citing 3G 85 182 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 1.03% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 68 143 77
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,100 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £49,250 £37,450
% change year-on-year -18.78% +31.50%  

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 13434 17718 19311
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.04% 17.27% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10953 14664 15361
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 -2 83 £46,250 -7.50% 10
London +47 36 £62,500 +25.00% 4
South East +6 28 £42,500 -7.60% 4
East of England +39 9 £27,500 -50.00%
Surrey +23 8 £36,500 +12.30% 2
Hertfordshire +23 7 £27,500 -53.19%
Watford - 7 £27,500 -
Hampshire +13 6 £40,000 -12.56%
Berkshire -2 6 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 5 - -
Newbury +2 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Leatherhead - 4 £36,500 -
Southampton - 4 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +13 3 £50,000 -
West Sussex +8 3 £62,500 +38.88%
Feltham 0 3 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Gatwick - 3 £62,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
Dorset +29 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +19 2 £45,000 +28.57%
South West +10 2 - -
West Yorkshire +10 2 £50,000 -
North West -16 2 £37,500 -34.78% 1
Gosport - 2 £45,000 -
City of London +36 1 £47,500 +2.15%
West Midlands +19 1 £41,500 -17.00% 1
Cambridge +10 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Redhill +6 1 £40,000 -13.04%
Maidenhead +4 1 £35,000 -22.22%

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 122 (70.11%) 4G
2 93 (53.45%) Telecoms
3 61 (35.06%) Linux
4 51 (29.31%) GSM
5 48 (27.59%) C
6 43 (24.71%) Wireless
7 42 (24.14%) Cisco
8 41 (23.56%) C++
9 39 (22.41%) Firewall
10 38 (21.84%) VMware
11 37 (21.26%) Cisco Certification
11 37 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
12 35 (20.11%) Puppet
12 35 (20.11%) Multithreading
12 35 (20.11%) Opscode Chef
12 35 (20.11%) OpenFlow
12 35 (20.11%) KVM
12 35 (20.11%) Ansible
13 34 (19.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 33 (18.97%) TCP/IP
14 33 (18.97%) Degree
15 32 (18.39%) LTE
15 32 (18.39%) Windows
16 31 (17.82%) LAN
16 31 (17.82%) MPLS
17 30 (17.24%) Ethernet
17 30 (17.24%) 2G
18 29 (16.67%) ITIL
19 28 (16.09%) Translating Business Requirements
20 26 (14.94%) Wi-Fi

3G
Top Related 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 10 (5.75%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.30%) CMS
2 4 (2.30%) IIS
2 4 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (2.30%) WordPress
3 2 (1.15%) Apache
3 2 (1.15%) JBoss
Applications
1 22 (12.64%) MS Office
2 19 (10.92%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.57%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Traffica
2 2 (1.15%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (1.15%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 122 (70.11%) 4G
2 51 (29.31%) GSM
3 43 (24.71%) Wireless
4 39 (22.41%) Firewall
5 35 (20.11%) OpenFlow
6 33 (18.97%) TCP/IP
7 32 (18.39%) LTE
8 31 (17.82%) LAN
8 31 (17.82%) MPLS
9 30 (17.24%) 2G
9 30 (17.24%) Ethernet
10 26 (14.94%) Wi-Fi
11 24 (13.79%) WAN
12 21 (12.07%) DSL
13 20 (11.49%) VoIP
14 19 (10.92%) ADSL
15 16 (9.20%) DHCP
15 16 (9.20%) DNS
15 16 (9.20%) IPsec
15 16 (9.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.15%) BODI
2 2 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.15%) JasperReports
2 2 (1.15%) MySQL
3 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.30%) MSI
2 3 (1.72%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (1.72%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.15%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.15%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.57%) Subversion
4 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 93 (53.45%) Telecoms
2 11 (6.32%) Finance
3 8 (4.60%) Games
4 7 (4.02%) Banking
5 6 (3.45%) Electronics
6 4 (2.30%) Marketing
6 4 (2.30%) Military
7 3 (1.72%) Retail
8 2 (1.15%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.15%) Billing
8 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.57%) Advertising
9 1 (0.57%) Automotive
9 1 (0.57%) Back Office
9 1 (0.57%) Law
9 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (19.54%) Developer
2 27 (15.52%) C++ Developer
3 25 (14.37%) Network Engineer
4 17 (9.77%) 4G Engineer
5 15 (8.62%) Linux Developer
5 15 (8.62%) Senior Network Engineer
6 14 (8.05%) 3G Engineer
6 14 (8.05%) Lead Developer
7 13 (7.47%) Software Engineer
7 13 (7.47%) Telecoms Developer
8 12 (6.90%) Architect
8 12 (6.90%) Support Engineer
9 10 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (5.75%) Cisco Engineer
9 10 (5.75%) Field Engineer
9 10 (5.75%) Juniper Engineer
9 10 (5.75%) Senior C++ Developer
9 10 (5.75%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.75%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (5.17%) C/C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (4.60%) 802.1X
3 6 (3.45%) Software Packaging
4 5 (2.87%) .NET
5 4 (2.30%) XML
6 2 (1.15%) Web Services
7 1 (0.57%) JavaFX
7 1 (0.57%) Middleware
7 1 (0.57%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.07%) Data Centre
2 17 (9.77%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.75%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.75%) PKI
4 6 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.87%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.87%) iPhone
6 4 (2.30%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.30%) Replication
6 4 (2.30%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.72%) CCTV
8 2 (1.15%) Clustering
8 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.15%) Handset
8 2 (1.15%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.15%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (1.15%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.57%) ASIC
9 1 (0.57%) Contactless
9 1 (0.57%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 61 (35.06%) Linux
2 32 (18.39%) Windows
3 10 (5.75%) Unix
4 9 (5.17%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.02%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.45%) Android
6 6 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.87%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.30%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.30%) CentOS
8 4 (2.30%) Mac OS
8 4 (2.30%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.57%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.57%) ThreadX
9 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.11%) Multithreading
2 29 (16.67%) ITIL
3 28 (16.09%) Translating Business Requirements
4 20 (11.49%) Network Design
5 17 (9.77%) Software Engineering
6 14 (8.05%) Information Management
6 14 (8.05%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (5.75%) Adaptive Security
7 10 (5.75%) Change Control
7 10 (5.75%) Load Balancing
7 10 (5.75%) Operations Management
7 10 (5.75%) WAN Optimisation
8 9 (5.17%) Network Management
9 8 (4.60%) Project Management
10 7 (4.02%) Incident Management
10 7 (4.02%) Patch Management
10 7 (4.02%) Problem Management
11 6 (3.45%) Application Packaging
11 6 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (3.45%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 48 (27.59%) C
2 41 (23.56%) C++
3 14 (8.05%) SQL
4 10 (5.75%) C#
5 6 (3.45%) Java
6 4 (2.30%) PHP
6 4 (2.30%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.30%) Python
7 3 (1.72%) Embedded C
8 2 (1.15%) Perl
8 2 (1.15%) Ruby
8 2 (1.15%) Tcl
8 2 (1.15%) VB
8 2 (1.15%) VB6
9 1 (0.57%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 37 (21.26%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (18.97%) Degree
3 20 (11.49%) CCNP
4 15 (8.62%) CCNA
5 9 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (5.17%) Security Cleared
6 8 (4.60%) CCNP Voice
6 8 (4.60%) CCSA
7 7 (4.02%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.45%) CCENT
8 6 (3.45%) MCP
8 6 (3.45%) MCSE
8 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (2.87%) CCIE
10 4 (2.30%) A+ Certification
10 4 (2.30%) MCSA
11 3 (1.72%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.57%) CCSP
12 1 (0.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.07%) SLA
2 3 (1.72%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (20.11%) KVM
3 15 (8.62%) Active Directory
4 10 (5.75%) Firmware
5 6 (3.45%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 35 (20.11%) Ansible
1 35 (20.11%) Opscode Chef
1 35 (20.11%) Puppet
2 9 (5.17%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (5.17%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (2.30%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.30%) Netcool
3 4 (2.30%) NSN NetAct
3 4 (2.30%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 42 (24.14%) Cisco
2 38 (21.84%) VMware
3 26 (14.94%) Juniper
4 20 (11.49%) Microsoft
5 19 (10.92%) F5
6 14 (8.05%) HP
7 12 (6.90%) CheckPoint
8 11 (6.32%) SolarWinds
9 10 (5.75%) Barracuda Networks
9 10 (5.75%) Palo Alto
10 8 (4.60%) Citrix
10 8 (4.60%) Draytek
10 8 (4.60%) EMC
11 7 (4.02%) Dell
11 7 (4.02%) Fortinet
12 6 (3.45%) LANDesk
13 5 (2.87%) Avaya
13 5 (2.87%) Ericsson
13 5 (2.87%) Oracle
13 5 (2.87%) SonicWALL
Central London / West End
Vodafone
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
Vodafone
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £65000 - £68000 per annum + + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Pearson Frank
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus + pension + private medical + life assur
Posted: 5 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cloud Direct
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nortech Management Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Carmarthen, Dyfed
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 5 days ago