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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 46 107 109
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +2
Permanent jobs citing 3G 124 49 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.72% 1.88% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.09% 6.00% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 13
Average salary £62,500 £47,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.27% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £42,750 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £54,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +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
880 817 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.52% 31.31% 28.90%
Number of salaries quoted 457 573 467
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,500 £70,000
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 21 November 2014.

3G Salary Histogram in Reading

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 127 (68.65%) Telecoms
2 120 (64.86%) 4G
3 102 (55.14%) LTE
4 72 (38.92%) Broadband
5 70 (37.84%) Internet
5 70 (37.84%) Smartphone
6 44 (23.78%) 2G
6 44 (23.78%) Wireless
7 43 (23.24%) Radio Access Network
8 38 (20.54%) MVNO
9 34 (18.38%) Analytical Skills
10 33 (17.84%) VoLTE
10 33 (17.84%) Project Management
11 32 (17.30%) Nokia
11 32 (17.30%) Degree
11 32 (17.30%) Line Management
12 31 (16.76%) Network Architecture
13 29 (15.68%) Huawei
14 28 (15.14%) GSM
14 28 (15.14%) UMTS
15 27 (14.59%) WiMAX
16 26 (14.05%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
17 24 (12.97%) QA
18 22 (11.89%) UNIX
18 22 (11.89%) Mentoring
19 21 (11.35%) Cisco
19 21 (11.35%) Juniper
19 21 (11.35%) Service Delivery
20 20 (10.81%) VoIP
21 19 (10.27%) Cisco Certification

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1 (0.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 120 (64.86%) 4G
2 102 (55.14%) LTE
3 72 (38.92%) Broadband
4 70 (37.84%) Internet
5 44 (23.78%) Wireless
5 44 (23.78%) 2G
6 43 (23.24%) Radio Access Network
7 38 (20.54%) MVNO
8 33 (17.84%) VoLTE
9 28 (15.14%) GSM
9 28 (15.14%) UMTS
10 27 (14.59%) WiMAX
11 20 (10.81%) VoIP
12 18 (9.73%) HTTP
12 18 (9.73%) SNMP
12 18 (9.73%) MPLS
12 18 (9.73%) OSPF
12 18 (9.73%) BGP
12 18 (9.73%) DNS
12 18 (9.73%) Firewall
General
1 127 (68.65%) Telecoms
2 18 (9.73%) Marketing
3 17 (9.19%) Back Office
4 3 (1.62%) Electronics
4 3 (1.62%) Legal
5 1 (0.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (16.22%) Technical Design Authority
2 25 (13.51%) Network Manager
3 23 (12.43%) Network Operator
4 22 (11.89%) Architecture Manager
5 18 (9.73%) Senior Architect
5 18 (9.73%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 18 (9.73%) Architect
5 18 (9.73%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (7.57%) Service Manager
7 12 (6.49%) Team Leader
7 12 (6.49%) Wireless Engineer
8 11 (5.95%) Radio Engineer
8 11 (5.95%) Design Engineer
9 10 (5.41%) Network Engineer
9 10 (5.41%) Radio Network Engineer
9 10 (5.41%) Network Optimisation Engineer
9 10 (5.41%) Senior Design Engineer
10 9 (4.86%) Operations Team Leader
10 9 (4.86%) Databuild Engineer
10 9 (4.86%) RAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 70 (37.84%) Smartphone
2 34 (18.38%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.78%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.89%) UNIX
2 14 (7.57%) Linux
3 1 (0.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.84%) Project Management
2 32 (17.30%) Line Management
3 31 (16.76%) Network Architecture
4 22 (11.89%) Mentoring
5 21 (11.35%) Service Delivery
6 18 (9.73%) Network Management
6 18 (9.73%) Capacity Management
7 14 (7.57%) Network Planning
8 11 (5.95%) Validation
9 10 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (4.86%) Workflow
11 8 (4.32%) Problem Management
11 8 (4.32%) Service Management
12 7 (3.78%) Logistics
13 4 (2.16%) Change Management
13 4 (2.16%) Continuous Improvement
14 2 (1.08%) Product Management
15 1 (0.54%) Data Entry
15 1 (0.54%) Process Improvement
15 1 (0.54%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.16%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (17.30%) Degree
2 19 (10.27%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (9.73%) CCNP
4 8 (4.32%) HND
5 7 (3.78%) HNC
6 1 (0.54%) CCNA
6 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.97%) QA
2 9 (4.86%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (8.11%) NDS
Vendors
1 32 (17.30%) Nokia
2 29 (15.68%) Huawei
3 26 (14.05%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 21 (11.35%) Cisco
4 21 (11.35%) Juniper
5 19 (10.27%) Ericsson
6 17 (9.19%) Nortel
7 3 (1.62%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.62%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.54%) Cramer
8 1 (0.54%) Facebook
8 1 (0.54%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.54%) Mapinfo
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
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Posted: 18 days ago