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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 84 70 119
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +49
Permanent jobs citing 3G 61 69 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.44% 3.02% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.90% 10.18% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6 29 3
Average salary £26,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-23.88% +12.50%
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
772 678 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.87% 29.66% 26.72%
Number of salaries quoted 430 508 411
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 65 (65.66%) 4G
2 63 (63.64%) Telecoms
3 60 (60.61%) LTE
4 42 (42.42%) Broadband
5 39 (39.39%) Internet
5 39 (39.39%) Smartphone
6 22 (22.22%) MVNO
7 21 (21.21%) VoLTE
8 19 (19.19%) Validation
8 19 (19.19%) Capacity Management
9 18 (18.18%) Huawei
9 18 (18.18%) Network Architecture
10 17 (17.17%) Project Management
10 17 (17.17%) Radio Access Network
11 14 (14.14%) VoIP
11 14 (14.14%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (14.14%) 2G
11 14 (14.14%) Marketing
12 13 (13.13%) SNMP
12 13 (13.13%) DNS
12 13 (13.13%) Cisco
12 13 (13.13%) CCNP
12 13 (13.13%) Juniper
12 13 (13.13%) MPLS
12 13 (13.13%) OSPF
12 13 (13.13%) BGP
12 13 (13.13%) Firewall
12 13 (13.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 13 (13.13%) Network Management
13 12 (12.12%) Service Delivery

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 65 (65.66%) 4G
2 60 (60.61%) LTE
3 42 (42.42%) Broadband
4 39 (39.39%) Internet
5 22 (22.22%) MVNO
6 21 (21.21%) VoLTE
7 17 (17.17%) Radio Access Network
8 14 (14.14%) 2G
8 14 (14.14%) VoIP
9 13 (13.13%) SNMP
9 13 (13.13%) DNS
9 13 (13.13%) MPLS
9 13 (13.13%) OSPF
9 13 (13.13%) BGP
9 13 (13.13%) Firewall
10 10 (10.10%) Wireless
10 10 (10.10%) MGW
10 10 (10.10%) ISUP
11 9 (9.09%) INAP
11 9 (9.09%) HTTP
General
1 63 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 14 (14.14%) Marketing
3 1 (1.01%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (19.19%) Design Engineer
2 18 (18.18%) Network Operator
2 18 (18.18%) Network Manager
3 17 (17.17%) Architecture Manager
4 14 (14.14%) Senior Architect
4 14 (14.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 14 (14.14%) Service Manager
4 14 (14.14%) Architect
4 14 (14.14%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (12.12%) Technical Design Authority
5 12 (12.12%) Senior Design Engineer
6 10 (10.10%) Voice Engineer
7 9 (9.09%) Core Network Engineer
7 9 (9.09%) Voice Network Engineer
7 9 (9.09%) Network Design Engineer
7 9 (9.09%) Network Engineer
8 7 (7.07%) Resourcer
9 5 (5.05%) Mobile Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.04%) Team Leader
11 3 (3.03%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 39 (39.39%) Smartphone
2 7 (7.07%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.03%) Firmware
3 3 (3.03%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.07%) UNIX
2 5 (5.05%) Linux
3 3 (3.03%) Android
3 3 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.03%) Windows Phone
3 3 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.19%) Validation
1 19 (19.19%) Capacity Management
2 18 (18.18%) Network Architecture
3 17 (17.17%) Project Management
4 13 (13.13%) Network Management
5 12 (12.12%) Service Delivery
6 10 (10.10%) Network Design
6 10 (10.10%) Logistics
7 5 (5.05%) Change Management
8 4 (4.04%) Product Marketing
8 4 (4.04%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.03%) Statistical Analysis
10 2 (2.02%) Service Management
11 1 (1.01%) Network Planning
11 1 (1.01%) Migration
11 1 (1.01%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 14 (14.14%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (13.13%) CCNP
3 7 (7.07%) HNC
3 7 (7.07%) HND
4 4 (4.04%) Degree
5 1 (1.01%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.07%) NDS
Vendors
1 18 (18.18%) Huawei
2 13 (13.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 13 (13.13%) Cisco
2 13 (13.13%) Juniper
3 10 (10.10%) Nokia
4 7 (7.07%) TIBCO
4 7 (7.07%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (3.03%) Ericsson
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle
7 1 (1.01%) Facebook
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