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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 187 229 221
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -8
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 38 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.66% 0.069% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.12% 0.23% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +15.78%
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
1792 1705 1465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.14% 29.48% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1069 1173 1162
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £68,000
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
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 24 December 2014. 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 +34 32 £46,500 -
Slough - 3 £35,000 -
3GPP
South East

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 44 (78.57%) Telecoms
2 38 (67.86%) Wireless
3 33 (58.93%) GPRS
4 32 (57.14%) WCDMA
5 26 (46.43%) Windows
6 25 (44.64%) Marketing
7 24 (42.86%) Sybase
7 24 (42.86%) UNIX
8 22 (39.29%) Huawei
9 18 (32.14%) UMTS
9 18 (32.14%) LTE
10 17 (30.36%) GSM
10 17 (30.36%) IPv6
11 16 (28.57%) Economics
11 16 (28.57%) SWOT Analysis
11 16 (28.57%) GGSN
11 16 (28.57%) Network Security
11 16 (28.57%) Network Architecture
11 16 (28.57%) Software-Defined Networking
12 15 (26.79%) Ericsson
12 15 (26.79%) SS7
12 15 (26.79%) SIGTRAN
12 15 (26.79%) SGSN
12 15 (26.79%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
14 10 (17.86%) ATM
14 10 (17.86%) CDMA
14 10 (17.86%) ISDN
14 10 (17.86%) PSTN
14 10 (17.86%) MGW

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 38 (67.86%) Wireless
2 33 (58.93%) GPRS
3 32 (57.14%) WCDMA
4 18 (32.14%) UMTS
4 18 (32.14%) LTE
5 17 (30.36%) GSM
5 17 (30.36%) IPv6
6 16 (28.57%) Network Security
6 16 (28.57%) GGSN
6 16 (28.57%) Software-Defined Networking
7 15 (26.79%) SIGTRAN
7 15 (26.79%) SGSN
7 15 (26.79%) SS7
8 10 (17.86%) MGW
8 10 (17.86%) ISDN
8 10 (17.86%) PSTN
8 10 (17.86%) ATM
8 10 (17.86%) CDMA
9 9 (16.07%) Megaco
9 9 (16.07%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 44 (78.57%) Telecoms
2 25 (44.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Architect
1 16 (28.57%) Security Architect
1 16 (28.57%) Network Architect
1 16 (28.57%) Network Security Architect
2 11 (19.64%) CS Core Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Core Network Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Network Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Technical Support Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Technical Support
5 4 (7.14%) Product Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Network Operator
7 2 (3.57%) Systems Test Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Network Support
7 2 (3.57%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Economics
2 1 (1.79%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 26 (46.43%) Windows
2 24 (42.86%) UNIX
3 9 (16.07%) Windows 2000
3 9 (16.07%) Windows NT
4 2 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) SWOT Analysis
1 16 (28.57%) Network Architecture
2 6 (10.71%) Network Design
3 4 (7.14%) Business Development
4 2 (3.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (3.57%) Regression Testing
5 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.79%) Supplier Management
5 1 (1.79%) Performance Testing
5 1 (1.79%) Stress Testing
5 1 (1.79%) Security Testing
5 1 (1.79%) Integration Testing
5 1 (1.79%) Test Scripting
5 1 (1.79%) V-Model
5 1 (1.79%) WFM
5 1 (1.79%) Workforce Management Optimization
5 1 (1.79%) Waterfall
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) SQL
1 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) CCIE
1 6 (10.71%) CCNP
1 6 (10.71%) CCDP
1 6 (10.71%) CISSP
1 6 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (10.71%) JNCIE
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 24 (42.86%) Sybase
2 22 (39.29%) Huawei
3 15 (26.79%) Ericsson
3 15 (26.79%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.36%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) Empirix
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco
6 1 (1.79%) Mitel
6 1 (1.79%) Panasonic