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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 117 91 75
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -16
Permanent jobs citing 3G 28 50 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.23% 2.08% 2.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.68% 6.60% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 23
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% -1.05%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
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
598 758 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.21% 31.50% 32.27%
Number of salaries quoted 364 442 569
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 32 (91.43%) Telecoms
2 21 (60.00%) Smartphone
2 21 (60.00%) Broadband
2 21 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (60.00%) Cisco
2 21 (60.00%) Internet
3 15 (42.86%) MPLS
3 15 (42.86%) BGP
3 15 (42.86%) RIP
4 14 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 14 (40.00%) OSPF
4 14 (40.00%) Juniper
4 14 (40.00%) Huawei
5 11 (31.43%) LTE
5 11 (31.43%) SLA
6 10 (28.57%) 2G
6 10 (28.57%) Wireless
6 10 (28.57%) 4G
7 9 (25.71%) GSM
8 8 (22.86%) Degree
8 8 (22.86%) Network Security
9 7 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (20.00%) F5
9 7 (20.00%) Junos
9 7 (20.00%) HSRP
9 7 (20.00%) FortiGate
9 7 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (20.00%) CCNP
9 7 (20.00%) CISSP
9 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 21 (60.00%) Broadband
1 21 (60.00%) Internet
2 15 (42.86%) MPLS
2 15 (42.86%) BGP
2 15 (42.86%) RIP
3 14 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 14 (40.00%) OSPF
4 11 (31.43%) LTE
5 10 (28.57%) 4G
5 10 (28.57%) Wireless
5 10 (28.57%) 2G
6 9 (25.71%) GSM
7 8 (22.86%) Network Security
8 7 (20.00%) Firewall
8 7 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (20.00%) BIG-IP
8 7 (20.00%) Junos
8 7 (20.00%) HSRP
8 7 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (17.14%) RNC
General
1 32 (91.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 14 (40.00%) Network Support
3 7 (20.00%) Support Team Leader
3 7 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 7 (20.00%) Network Team Leader
4 4 (11.43%) Wireless Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.71%) RAN Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Radio Network Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Research Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Network Optimisation Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Design Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Solution Manager
7 1 (2.86%) 3G Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Radio Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (60.00%) Smartphone
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Handset
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) UNIX
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (8.57%) Project Management
2 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
2 3 (8.57%) Software Deployment
3 2 (5.71%) Network Planning
4 1 (2.86%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.86%) Validation
4 1 (2.86%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.86%) C
2 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 7 (20.00%) CCNP
2 7 (20.00%) CISSP
2 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.00%) CCSA
2 7 (20.00%) CCSE
3 1 (2.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) SLA
2 5 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Cisco
2 14 (40.00%) Juniper
2 14 (40.00%) Huawei
3 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (20.00%) F5
4 6 (17.14%) Ericsson
5 5 (14.29%) Nokia
5 5 (14.29%) Nortel
6 2 (5.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago