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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 116 95 75
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -20
Permanent jobs citing 3G 27 43 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.21% 1.83% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.31% 6.00% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 19
Average salary - £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.58%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -17.89%
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
627 717 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.12% 30.52% 35.44%
Number of salaries quoted 360 451 628
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 44 (86.27%) Telecoms
2 22 (43.14%) Broadband
2 22 (43.14%) Cisco
2 22 (43.14%) Internet
2 22 (43.14%) Smartphone
3 21 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (41.18%) GSM
4 20 (39.22%) 2G
4 20 (39.22%) Wireless
4 20 (39.22%) LTE
5 17 (33.33%) Huawei
6 16 (31.37%) Degree
7 15 (29.41%) WiMAX
7 15 (29.41%) UMTS
7 15 (29.41%) Juniper
8 14 (27.45%) MPLS
8 14 (27.45%) OSPF
8 14 (27.45%) BGP
8 14 (27.45%) RIP
8 14 (27.45%) TCP/IP
9 13 (25.49%) SLA
9 13 (25.49%) 4G
10 12 (23.53%) Ericsson
10 12 (23.53%) RNC
11 11 (21.57%) Nokia
11 11 (21.57%) Nortel
11 11 (21.57%) QA
12 10 (19.61%) Radio Access Network
12 10 (19.61%) Firewall
13 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (43.14%) Broadband
1 22 (43.14%) Internet
2 21 (41.18%) GSM
3 20 (39.22%) 2G
3 20 (39.22%) Wireless
3 20 (39.22%) LTE
4 15 (29.41%) WiMAX
4 15 (29.41%) UMTS
5 14 (27.45%) MPLS
5 14 (27.45%) OSPF
5 14 (27.45%) BGP
5 14 (27.45%) RIP
5 14 (27.45%) TCP/IP
6 13 (25.49%) 4G
7 12 (23.53%) RNC
8 10 (19.61%) Radio Access Network
8 10 (19.61%) Firewall
9 7 (13.73%) Network Security
9 7 (13.73%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (13.73%) HSRP
General
1 44 (86.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 14 (27.45%) Network Support
3 8 (15.69%) Wireless Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) RAN Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Support Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Network Team Leader
4 7 (13.73%) Support Team Leader
4 7 (13.73%) Security Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Network Support Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Team Leader
5 4 (7.84%) Radio Network Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Radio Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Network Optimisation Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Leader
6 3 (5.88%) 3G Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 22 (43.14%) Smartphone
2 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
2 7 (13.73%) Project Management
3 5 (9.80%) Network Planning
3 5 (9.80%) Network Architecture
4 4 (7.84%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (5.88%) Mobile Commerce
5 3 (5.88%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (5.88%) Information Security
5 3 (5.88%) Security Management
5 3 (5.88%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.92%) Validation
7 1 (1.96%) Service Management
7 1 (1.96%) Line Management
7 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.96%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) C
2 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Degree
2 7 (13.73%) CCSA
2 7 (13.73%) CCSE
2 7 (13.73%) CISSP
2 7 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (13.73%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.49%) SLA
2 11 (21.57%) QA
3 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Cisco
2 17 (33.33%) Huawei
3 15 (29.41%) Juniper
4 12 (23.53%) Ericsson
5 11 (21.57%) Nokia
5 11 (21.57%) Nortel
6 7 (13.73%) F5
6 7 (13.73%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.84%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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