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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 140 112 105
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -7
Permanent jobs citing 3G 10 31 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.40% 1.25% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% 4.08% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 20
Average salary - £51,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -4.49%
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
754 760 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.17% 30.57% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 406 513 657
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 49 (59.76%) Telecoms
2 43 (52.44%) LTE
2 43 (52.44%) 4G
3 35 (42.68%) 2G
4 34 (41.46%) Wireless
5 32 (39.02%) GSM
6 29 (35.37%) Degree
7 26 (31.71%) WiMAX
7 26 (31.71%) UMTS
8 24 (29.27%) Radio Access Network
9 22 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (23.17%) Network Architecture
11 18 (21.95%) QA
11 18 (21.95%) RNC
11 18 (21.95%) Nortel
11 18 (21.95%) Ericsson
11 18 (21.95%) Nokia
12 16 (19.51%) Project Management
13 15 (18.29%) Huawei
14 13 (15.85%) Service Delivery
15 11 (13.41%) Cisco
16 10 (12.20%) SLA
16 10 (12.20%) Juniper
16 10 (12.20%) GGSN
17 9 (10.98%) Network Planning
17 9 (10.98%) Broadband
17 9 (10.98%) VoLTE
18 8 (9.76%) Performance Monitoring
18 8 (9.76%) Mentoring
18 8 (9.76%) MVNO

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 43 (52.44%) LTE
1 43 (52.44%) 4G
2 35 (42.68%) 2G
3 34 (41.46%) Wireless
4 32 (39.02%) GSM
5 26 (31.71%) UMTS
5 26 (31.71%) WiMAX
6 24 (29.27%) Radio Access Network
7 18 (21.95%) RNC
8 10 (12.20%) GGSN
9 9 (10.98%) Broadband
9 9 (10.98%) VoLTE
10 8 (9.76%) HSPA
10 8 (9.76%) MVNO
10 8 (9.76%) Internet
10 8 (9.76%) CDMA2000
10 8 (9.76%) Firewall
11 6 (7.32%) SGSN
12 5 (6.10%) VPN
12 5 (6.10%) MPLS
General
1 49 (59.76%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.66%) Legal
3 1 (1.22%) Military
3 1 (1.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (18.29%) RAN Engineer
2 12 (14.63%) Wireless Engineer
3 10 (12.20%) Network Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Network Manager
5 8 (9.76%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 8 (9.76%) Radio Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (9.76%) Architect
5 8 (9.76%) Technical Design Authority
5 8 (9.76%) Senior Architect
5 8 (9.76%) Radio Network Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Network Optimisation Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Architecture Manager
6 7 (8.54%) Service Manager
7 6 (7.32%) Design Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Senior Design Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Site Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) 3G Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Network Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.76%) Smartphone
2 8 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Linux
2 2 (2.44%) UNIX
3 1 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) Network Architecture
2 16 (19.51%) Project Management
3 13 (15.85%) Service Delivery
4 9 (10.98%) Network Planning
5 8 (9.76%) Problem Management
5 8 (9.76%) Service Management
5 8 (9.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (9.76%) Mentoring
6 7 (8.54%) Line Management
7 6 (7.32%) Validation
8 4 (4.88%) Information Security
8 4 (4.88%) Security Management
8 4 (4.88%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (4.88%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (4.88%) Mobile Commerce
9 3 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.66%) Network Management
10 1 (1.22%) ITIL
10 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.22%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.32%) C
2 4 (4.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (35.37%) Degree
2 4 (4.88%) CCNP
2 4 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.22%) CCSA
3 1 (1.22%) CCSE
3 1 (1.22%) CISSP
3 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.95%) QA
2 10 (12.20%) SLA
3 4 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (21.95%) Nortel
1 18 (21.95%) Ericsson
1 18 (21.95%) Nokia
2 15 (18.29%) Huawei
3 11 (13.41%) Cisco
4 10 (12.20%) Juniper
5 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.10%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.22%) Cramer
7 1 (1.22%) F5
7 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.22%) Mapinfo
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 9 days ago
UK flexible (London Reading or Bath)
Amdocs
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago