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

3G
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1042 995 944
Rank change year-on-year -47 -51 -224
Permanent jobs citing 3G 139 229 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.72% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 123 179 249
UK median annual salary £45,000 £51,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,800 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £100,000 £70,000
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 28032 32026 36588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.97% 16.89% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 22748 26289 30197
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £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 October 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 October 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 -14 130 £45,000 -4.76% 9
UK excluding London -23 93 £45,000 - 5
South East -12 39 £62,500 +30.21% 1
London -16 37 £45,000 -18.18% 4
East of England +17 20 £51,750 -5.91%
North of England +16 19 £24,500 -2.00% 2
Yorkshire +30 16 £24,500 -2.00% 1
Midlands +16 9 £35,000 -
East Midlands +31 7 £35,000 -
South West +1 6 £32,500 +30.00% 2
North West +12 3 £35,000 - 1
West Midlands +2 2 £35,750 +88.16%

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 84 (60.43%) 4G
2 65 (46.76%) Wireless
3 51 (36.69%) Telecoms
4 48 (34.53%) Wi-Fi
5 43 (30.94%) Cisco
6 42 (30.22%) Linux
7 41 (29.50%) Firewall
8 31 (22.30%) LTE
9 29 (20.86%) LAN
9 29 (20.86%) C
9 29 (20.86%) WAN
10 28 (20.14%) MPLS
11 26 (18.71%) Windows
12 25 (17.99%) Active Directory
13 24 (17.27%) Data Centre
14 23 (16.55%) Ethernet
14 23 (16.55%) BGP
15 22 (15.83%) SLA
15 22 (15.83%) ADSL
16 21 (15.11%) C++
16 21 (15.11%) Juniper
16 21 (15.11%) SolarWinds
17 20 (14.39%) Management Information System
17 20 (14.39%) DNS
17 20 (14.39%) Cisco Certification
17 20 (14.39%) Microsoft
17 20 (14.39%) Network Design
17 20 (14.39%) Degree
18 19 (13.67%) Python
18 19 (13.67%) 2G

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 (1.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (10.07%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.16%) Office 365
3 2 (1.44%) PaaS
3 2 (1.44%) SaaS
4 1 (0.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 84 (60.43%) 4G
2 65 (46.76%) Wireless
3 48 (34.53%) Wi-Fi
4 41 (29.50%) Firewall
5 31 (22.30%) LTE
6 29 (20.86%) LAN
6 29 (20.86%) WAN
7 28 (20.14%) MPLS
8 23 (16.55%) BGP
8 23 (16.55%) Ethernet
9 22 (15.83%) ADSL
10 20 (14.39%) DNS
11 19 (13.67%) 2G
11 19 (13.67%) DSL
11 19 (13.67%) IPsec
11 19 (13.67%) OSPF
12 18 (12.95%) DHCP
13 17 (12.23%) Cisco ASA
13 17 (12.23%) VPN
14 16 (11.51%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.44%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (2.88%) gulp
2 3 (2.16%) JIRA
3 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
General
1 51 (36.69%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.47%) Finance
3 6 (4.32%) Billing
3 6 (4.32%) Games
4 5 (3.60%) Law
5 4 (2.88%) Electronics
6 3 (2.16%) Banking
6 3 (2.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (23.02%) Network Engineer
2 18 (12.95%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (12.23%) Analyst
4 14 (10.07%) Software Engineer
5 13 (9.35%) Support Analyst
6 12 (8.63%) Juniper Engineer
7 11 (7.91%) Senior Software Engineer
8 10 (7.19%) Product Manager
8 10 (7.19%) Python Software Engineer
9 9 (6.47%) IT Support
9 9 (6.47%) Telecoms Manager
10 8 (5.76%) IT Analyst
10 8 (5.76%) IT Support Analyst
10 8 (5.76%) Service Manager
11 7 (5.04%) Developer
12 6 (4.32%) C Developer
12 6 (4.32%) Graduate
12 6 (4.32%) Linux Developer
12 6 (4.32%) Linux Engineer
12 6 (4.32%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.63%) 802.1X
2 10 (7.19%) Yocto
3 5 (3.60%) CSS
3 5 (3.60%) HTML
4 4 (2.88%) .NET
4 4 (2.88%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.88%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (2.88%) jQuery
4 4 (2.88%) Node.js
4 4 (2.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (2.16%) Angular 2
5 3 (2.16%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (2.16%) Middleware
5 3 (2.16%) XMPP
6 1 (0.72%) JMS
6 1 (0.72%) SOAP
6 1 (0.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.27%) Data Centre
2 20 (14.39%) Management Information System
3 16 (11.51%) PKI
4 14 (10.07%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.76%) CCTV
5 8 (5.76%) Smartphone
6 7 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.60%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.88%) Internet of Things
9 3 (2.16%) Chip and PIN
9 3 (2.16%) Contactless
9 3 (2.16%) Handset
10 2 (1.44%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.44%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.44%) iPhone
10 2 (1.44%) Smart City
10 2 (1.44%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.72%) PMI
11 1 (0.72%) Raspberry Pi
11 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (30.22%) Linux
2 26 (18.71%) Windows
3 18 (12.95%) Android
4 17 (12.23%) Windows 7
5 16 (11.51%) Embedded Linux
5 16 (11.51%) Windows Server
6 14 (10.07%) Unix
7 12 (8.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (7.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (5.76%) Windows 10
10 4 (2.88%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.16%) VMS
11 3 (2.16%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.39%) Network Design
2 18 (12.95%) Operations Management
3 16 (11.51%) Information Management
3 16 (11.51%) Load Balancing
4 15 (10.79%) Change Control
4 15 (10.79%) ITIL
5 14 (10.07%) Software Engineering
6 13 (9.35%) Adaptive Security
6 13 (9.35%) Presales
7 12 (8.63%) WAN Optimisation
8 10 (7.19%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (7.19%) Mathematics
8 10 (7.19%) Multithreaded Programming
8 10 (7.19%) Multithreading
8 10 (7.19%) Web Filtering
9 9 (6.47%) Project Management
10 7 (5.04%) Product Management
11 6 (4.32%) CRM
11 6 (4.32%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (4.32%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.86%) C
2 21 (15.11%) C++
3 19 (13.67%) Python
4 11 (7.91%) Java
5 9 (6.47%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.04%) Perl
7 6 (4.32%) C#
8 5 (3.60%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.60%) SQL
9 4 (2.88%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.44%) R
11 1 (0.72%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.72%) Lua
11 1 (0.72%) Ruby
11 1 (0.72%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 20 (14.39%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (14.39%) Degree
2 8 (5.76%) CCNP
3 7 (5.04%) CCIE
3 7 (5.04%) CCNA
4 6 (4.32%) CCSA
5 2 (1.44%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (0.72%) CCIP
6 1 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) HNC
6 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.83%) SLA
2 3 (2.16%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) DO-178B
System Software
1 25 (17.99%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.76%) Terminal Services
3 4 (2.88%) XenApp
4 3 (2.16%) Firmware
4 3 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 13 (9.35%) Cisco Prime
1 13 (9.35%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.72%) Cacti
2 1 (0.72%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.72%) HP SIM
2 1 (0.72%) OpenView
Vendors
1 43 (30.94%) Cisco
2 21 (15.11%) Juniper
2 21 (15.11%) SolarWinds
3 20 (14.39%) Microsoft
4 19 (13.67%) F5
5 17 (12.23%) Citrix
6 13 (9.35%) Barracuda Networks
6 13 (9.35%) Palo Alto
7 11 (7.91%) HP
7 11 (7.91%) Sophos
8 10 (7.19%) Apple
8 10 (7.19%) Forcepoint
9 8 (5.76%) Aruba
9 8 (5.76%) McAfee
9 8 (5.76%) Meraki
10 7 (5.04%) Polycom
11 6 (4.32%) VMware
12 4 (2.88%) Avaya
12 4 (2.88%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.88%) Google