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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 199 210 215
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 23 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.42% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.43% 0.65% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 4
Average salary £43,500 £51,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.53% +3.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £78,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +65.78%
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
1614 1530 1444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.45% 28.53% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 1105 1157
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3GPP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

3GPP Salary Histogram 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 January 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 +21 20 £46,500 -9.70% 1
Slough -1 2 £35,000 -
3GPP
South East

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 42 (76.36%) Telecoms
2 40 (72.73%) Wireless
3 35 (63.64%) GPRS
4 34 (61.82%) WCDMA
5 28 (50.91%) Windows
6 26 (47.27%) Sybase
6 26 (47.27%) UNIX
7 23 (41.82%) Huawei
8 22 (40.00%) Marketing
9 19 (34.55%) UMTS
10 18 (32.73%) GSM
10 18 (32.73%) GGSN
11 16 (29.09%) SGSN
11 16 (29.09%) SIGTRAN
11 16 (29.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 16 (29.09%) Ericsson
11 16 (29.09%) SS7
12 14 (25.45%) LTE
13 13 (23.64%) IPv6
14 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
14 12 (21.82%) Economics
14 12 (21.82%) Network Security
14 12 (21.82%) SWOT Analysis
14 12 (21.82%) Network Architecture
14 12 (21.82%) Software-Defined Networking
15 11 (20.00%) MGW
15 11 (20.00%) ISDN
15 11 (20.00%) PSTN
15 11 (20.00%) ATM
15 11 (20.00%) CDMA

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 40 (72.73%) Wireless
2 35 (63.64%) GPRS
3 34 (61.82%) WCDMA
4 19 (34.55%) UMTS
5 18 (32.73%) GSM
5 18 (32.73%) GGSN
6 16 (29.09%) SGSN
6 16 (29.09%) SS7
6 16 (29.09%) SIGTRAN
7 14 (25.45%) LTE
8 13 (23.64%) IPv6
9 12 (21.82%) Network Security
9 12 (21.82%) Software-Defined Networking
10 11 (20.00%) MGW
10 11 (20.00%) ISDN
10 11 (20.00%) PSTN
10 11 (20.00%) ATM
10 11 (20.00%) CDMA
11 10 (18.18%) Megaco
11 10 (18.18%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
General
1 42 (76.36%) Telecoms
2 22 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Architect
1 12 (21.82%) Security Architect
1 12 (21.82%) Network Architect
1 12 (21.82%) Network Security Architect
1 12 (21.82%) CS Core Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Network Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Core Network Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Technical Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Technical Support
4 7 (12.73%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Product Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Systems Test Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Network Support
6 2 (3.64%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Test Analyst
7 1 (1.82%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Economics
2 1 (1.82%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.91%) Windows
2 26 (47.27%) UNIX
3 10 (18.18%) Windows 2000
3 10 (18.18%) Windows NT
4 2 (3.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) SWOT Analysis
1 12 (21.82%) Network Architecture
2 6 (10.91%) Network Design
3 4 (7.27%) Business Development
4 2 (3.64%) Software Testing
4 2 (3.64%) Regression Testing
4 2 (3.64%) Integration Testing
5 1 (1.82%) Test Scripting
5 1 (1.82%) V-Model
5 1 (1.82%) Waterfall
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 1 (1.82%) Performance Testing
5 1 (1.82%) Stress Testing
5 1 (1.82%) Security Testing
5 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.82%) Supplier Management
5 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.82%) WFM
5 1 (1.82%) Workforce Management Optimization
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) SQL
1 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) CCIE
1 6 (10.91%) CCNP
1 6 (10.91%) CCDP
1 6 (10.91%) CISSP
1 6 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (10.91%) JNCIE
2 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) Sybase
2 23 (41.82%) Huawei
3 16 (29.09%) Ericsson
3 16 (29.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.45%) HP
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco
6 2 (3.64%) Mitel
6 2 (3.64%) Panasonic
7 1 (1.82%) Empirix