The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 136 121 136
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Permanent jobs citing 2G 3 25 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% 1.05% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 3.47% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £60,000 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
2G
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
623 720 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.39% 30.34% 32.35%
Number of salaries quoted 474 405 521
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

2G
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the Reading region.

2G Salary Trend in Reading

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region citing 2G 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 2G.

1 8 (100.00%) 3G
2 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
3 6 (75.00%) LTE
4 5 (62.50%) 4G
4 5 (62.50%) Wireless
5 4 (50.00%) Project Management
5 4 (50.00%) Ericsson
5 4 (50.00%) Nokia
5 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (50.00%) Huawei
6 3 (37.50%) Test Management
6 3 (37.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (37.50%) Presales
6 3 (37.50%) VoIP
6 3 (37.50%) HP
6 3 (37.50%) PMP
6 3 (37.50%) PMI Certification
6 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (25.00%) DSL
7 2 (25.00%) BT
7 2 (25.00%) TeMIP
7 2 (25.00%) Cramer
7 2 (25.00%) Amdocs
7 2 (25.00%) Multimedia
7 2 (25.00%) Billing
7 2 (25.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (25.00%) BMC
7 2 (25.00%) PMI
7 2 (25.00%) IBM
7 2 (25.00%) Tivoli

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region citing 2G 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 2G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) 3G
2 6 (75.00%) LTE
3 5 (62.50%) 4G
3 5 (62.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
5 2 (25.00%) ADSL
5 2 (25.00%) DSL
5 2 (25.00%) Intelligent Network
5 2 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (12.50%) GGSN
6 1 (12.50%) M3UA
6 1 (12.50%) MGW
6 1 (12.50%) NAS
6 1 (12.50%) SCTP
6 1 (12.50%) SGSN
6 1 (12.50%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (12.50%) SS7
6 1 (12.50%) VoLTE
General
1 7 (87.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Billing
2 2 (25.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) OSS Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Account Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Service Assurance Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Account Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Assurance Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Services Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) PMI
2 1 (12.50%) BBC
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) BlackBerry OS
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Presales
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Development
3 2 (25.00%) Fault Management
3 2 (25.00%) Network Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Product Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) PMI Certification
1 3 (37.50%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) APMP
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Netcool
1 2 (25.00%) TeMIP
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 4 (50.00%) Huawei
1 4 (50.00%) Nokia
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (25.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (25.00%) Amdocs
3 2 (25.00%) BMC
3 2 (25.00%) BT
3 2 (25.00%) Cramer
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Infovista
3 2 (25.00%) Remedy
3 2 (25.00%) Telcordia
3 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (25.00%) ZTE
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Symbian