The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 45 100 102
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +2
Permanent jobs citing 3G 122 51 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.70% 2.00% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.39% 6.33% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 21
Average salary £62,500 £47,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.97% +13.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £40,250 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £49,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.42% +5.55%
3G
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
911 806 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 35.09% 31.65% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 463 548 492
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

3G
Salary Trend in Reading

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

3G Salary Trend in Reading

3G
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 3G across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

3G Salary Histogram in Reading

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing 3G 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 3G.

1 128 (66.32%) Telecoms
2 121 (62.69%) 4G
3 108 (55.96%) LTE
4 63 (32.64%) Broadband
5 61 (31.61%) Internet
5 61 (31.61%) Smartphone
6 58 (30.05%) 2G
7 55 (28.50%) Wireless
8 50 (25.91%) Radio Access Network
9 42 (21.76%) GSM
10 41 (21.24%) Degree
11 38 (19.69%) Nokia
12 37 (19.17%) Project Management
12 37 (19.17%) UMTS
12 37 (19.17%) Network Architecture
13 36 (18.65%) MVNO
13 36 (18.65%) Analytical Skills
13 36 (18.65%) WiMAX
14 35 (18.13%) VoLTE
15 33 (17.10%) Line Management
16 30 (15.54%) Huawei
16 30 (15.54%) QA
17 28 (14.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
18 25 (12.95%) Ericsson
19 23 (11.92%) Nortel
19 23 (11.92%) RNC
20 22 (11.40%) Service Delivery
21 21 (10.88%) UNIX
22 20 (10.36%) Mentoring
22 20 (10.36%) HTTP

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing 3G 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 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (2.07%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 121 (62.69%) 4G
2 108 (55.96%) LTE
3 63 (32.64%) Broadband
4 61 (31.61%) Internet
5 58 (30.05%) 2G
6 55 (28.50%) Wireless
7 50 (25.91%) Radio Access Network
8 42 (21.76%) GSM
9 37 (19.17%) UMTS
10 36 (18.65%) WiMAX
10 36 (18.65%) MVNO
11 35 (18.13%) VoLTE
12 23 (11.92%) RNC
13 20 (10.36%) HTTP
14 17 (8.81%) VoIP
14 17 (8.81%) Firewall
15 14 (7.25%) SNMP
15 14 (7.25%) DNS
15 14 (7.25%) MPLS
15 14 (7.25%) OSPF
General
1 128 (66.32%) Telecoms
2 17 (8.81%) Back Office
2 17 (8.81%) Marketing
3 3 (1.55%) Electronics
3 3 (1.55%) Legal
4 1 (0.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (16.58%) Technical Design Authority
2 26 (13.47%) Network Manager
3 23 (11.92%) Architecture Manager
4 22 (11.40%) Network Operator
5 19 (9.84%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 19 (9.84%) Architect
5 19 (9.84%) Solutions Architect
5 19 (9.84%) Senior Architect
6 16 (8.29%) Wireless Engineer
7 15 (7.77%) RAN Engineer
7 15 (7.77%) Service Manager
8 14 (7.25%) Radio Engineer
9 13 (6.74%) Radio Network Engineer
9 13 (6.74%) Network Optimisation Engineer
9 13 (6.74%) Network Engineer
10 10 (5.18%) Team Leader
11 9 (4.66%) Site Engineer
11 9 (4.66%) Operations Team Leader
11 9 (4.66%) Databuild Engineer
12 7 (3.63%) Resourcer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (31.61%) Smartphone
2 36 (18.65%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.74%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.63%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.88%) UNIX
2 14 (7.25%) Linux
3 1 (0.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.17%) Project Management
1 37 (19.17%) Network Architecture
2 33 (17.10%) Line Management
3 22 (11.40%) Service Delivery
4 20 (10.36%) Mentoring
5 18 (9.33%) Capacity Management
6 17 (8.81%) Network Planning
7 14 (7.25%) Network Management
8 13 (6.74%) Performance Monitoring
9 10 (5.18%) Problem Management
9 10 (5.18%) Service Management
10 9 (4.66%) Workflow
11 7 (3.63%) Logistics
12 6 (3.11%) Validation
13 3 (1.55%) Information Security
13 3 (1.55%) Penetration Testing
13 3 (1.55%) Ethical Hacking
13 3 (1.55%) Mobile Commerce
13 3 (1.55%) Security Management
14 2 (1.04%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.15%) C
2 3 (1.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (21.24%) Degree
2 14 (7.25%) CCNP
2 14 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.59%) HND
4 4 (2.07%) HNC
5 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (15.54%) QA
2 11 (5.70%) SLA
3 3 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (6.22%) NDS
Vendors
1 38 (19.69%) Nokia
2 30 (15.54%) Huawei
3 28 (14.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 25 (12.95%) Ericsson
5 23 (11.92%) Nortel
6 19 (9.84%) Juniper
6 19 (9.84%) Cisco
7 4 (2.07%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.52%) Cramer
9 1 (0.52%) Mapinfo