The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 217 192 204
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +12
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 4 31 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.073% 0.55% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 2.03% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 15
Average salary £43,500 £51,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.53% +3.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £50,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +1.50%
3GPP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1478 1530 1646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.02% 27.34% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 954 1073 1245
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3GPP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

3GPP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

3GPP Salary Trend in Berkshire

3GPP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 3GPP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -15 3 £43,500 -15.53% 1
3GPP
South East

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing 3GPP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 3GPP.

1 35 (81.40%) Wireless
2 34 (79.07%) Telecoms
3 32 (74.42%) GPRS
4 31 (72.09%) WCDMA
5 26 (60.47%) Windows
6 24 (55.81%) Sybase
6 24 (55.81%) UNIX
7 20 (46.51%) Huawei
8 17 (39.53%) GGSN
9 16 (37.21%) SIGTRAN
9 16 (37.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 16 (37.21%) SS7
9 16 (37.21%) UMTS
9 16 (37.21%) Ericsson
10 15 (34.88%) GSM
10 15 (34.88%) SGSN
11 14 (32.56%) Marketing
12 10 (23.26%) MGW
12 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
13 9 (20.93%) NGN
14 8 (18.60%) Megaco
14 8 (18.60%) ISUP
14 8 (18.60%) ISDN
14 8 (18.60%) PSTN
14 8 (18.60%) Windows 2000
14 8 (18.60%) Windows NT
14 8 (18.60%) ATM
14 8 (18.60%) CDMA
15 7 (16.28%) LTE
16 6 (13.95%) IPv6

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing 3GPP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 3GPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 35 (81.40%) Wireless
2 32 (74.42%) GPRS
3 31 (72.09%) WCDMA
4 17 (39.53%) GGSN
5 16 (37.21%) SIGTRAN
5 16 (37.21%) SS7
5 16 (37.21%) UMTS
6 15 (34.88%) GSM
6 15 (34.88%) SGSN
7 10 (23.26%) MGW
8 9 (20.93%) NGN
9 8 (18.60%) Megaco
9 8 (18.60%) ISUP
9 8 (18.60%) ISDN
9 8 (18.60%) PSTN
9 8 (18.60%) ATM
9 8 (18.60%) CDMA
10 7 (16.28%) LTE
11 6 (13.95%) IPv6
12 5 (11.63%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
General
1 34 (79.07%) Telecoms
2 14 (32.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) CS Core Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Support Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Technical Support Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Technical Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Technical Support
4 5 (11.63%) Network Security Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Security Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Network Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Core Network Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Test Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Product Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.33%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Economics
2 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 26 (60.47%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) UNIX
3 8 (18.60%) Windows 2000
3 8 (18.60%) Windows NT
4 2 (4.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.63%) SWOT Analysis
1 5 (11.63%) Network Design
1 5 (11.63%) Network Architecture
2 3 (6.98%) Integration Testing
2 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.65%) Regression Testing
3 2 (4.65%) Software Testing
4 1 (2.33%) Business Development
4 1 (2.33%) WFM
4 1 (2.33%) Workforce Management Optimization
4 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (2.33%) V-Model
4 1 (2.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (2.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (2.33%) Stress Testing
4 1 (2.33%) Security Testing
4 1 (2.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
1 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) CCIE
1 5 (11.63%) CCNP
1 5 (11.63%) CCDP
1 5 (11.63%) CISSP
1 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (11.63%) JNCIE
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (6.98%) Iperf
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Sybase
2 20 (46.51%) Huawei
3 16 (37.21%) Ericsson
3 16 (37.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.98%) HP
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco
6 2 (4.65%) Mitel
6 2 (4.65%) Panasonic
7 1 (2.33%) Empirix