Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for 3GPP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited 3GPP over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1170 1180 1217
Rank change year-on-year +10 +37 -9
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 19 57 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.030% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.067% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 35 63
UK median annual salary £75,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £64,750 £44,500 £43,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £80,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £90,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +63.64% -8.33% +17.07%

3GPP 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

3GPP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing 3GPP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for 3GPP in the UK

3GPP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3GPP.

Salary trend for 3GPP in the UK

3GPP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 3GPP over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for 3GPP in the UK

3GPP
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3GPP 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 -1 19 £75,000 +36.36% 5
London -1 10 £75,000 +47.06%
UK excluding London +15 9 £90,000 +63.64% 5
South East +25 6 £85,000 +83.78%
East of England -2 3 £95,000 +72.73% 1

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing 3GPP 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 3GPP.

1 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
1 8 (42.11%) LTE
2 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 6 (31.58%) Diameter Protocol
4 5 (26.32%) GSM
4 5 (26.32%) UMTS
5 4 (21.05%) DHCP
5 4 (21.05%) FTP
5 4 (21.05%) HTTP
5 4 (21.05%) VPN
5 4 (21.05%) DNS
5 4 (21.05%) HTTPS
5 4 (21.05%) SSL
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) CCIE
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (21.05%) Tcl
5 4 (21.05%) Mapinfo
5 4 (21.05%) MPLS
5 4 (21.05%) BGP
5 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
5 4 (21.05%) Marketing
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (21.05%) Network Security
5 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (21.05%) Actix
5 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 4 (21.05%) Algorithms
5 4 (21.05%) NX-OS

3GPP
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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) LTE
2 6 (31.58%) Diameter Protocol
3 5 (26.32%) GSM
3 5 (26.32%) UMTS
4 4 (21.05%) BGP
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco ISE
4 4 (21.05%) DHCP
4 4 (21.05%) DNS
4 4 (21.05%) FTP
4 4 (21.05%) HTTP
4 4 (21.05%) HTTPS
4 4 (21.05%) MPLS
4 4 (21.05%) Multicast
4 4 (21.05%) NetScaler
4 4 (21.05%) Network Security
4 4 (21.05%) NX-OS
4 4 (21.05%) SSL
4 4 (21.05%) VPN
5 2 (10.53%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
General
1 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Billing
3 2 (10.53%) Multimedia
4 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) IP Network Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) IP Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Product Director
2 3 (15.79%) Senior IP Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Product Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Senior IP Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (10.53%) J2EE
1 2 (10.53%) REST
1 2 (10.53%) Spring
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Algorithms
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
1 4 (21.05%) Network Optimisation
1 4 (21.05%) Radio Network Optimisation
2 3 (15.79%) Business Development
2 3 (15.79%) Product Management
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Microservices
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Open Source
3 2 (10.53%) Post-Production
3 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
3 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Validation
4 1 (5.26%) B2B
4 1 (5.26%) B2C
4 1 (5.26%) Monetization
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Tcl
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) CCIE
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) KVM
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Actix
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco
1 4 (21.05%) Mapinfo
1 4 (21.05%) VMware