The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 109 98 125
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +27
Permanent jobs citing 3G 30 41 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.20% 1.92% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.93% 4.90% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 15
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
764 837 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.61% 39.20% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 512 641 508
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
3G
Berkshire

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 18 April 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 41 (56.16%) Telecoms
2 40 (54.79%) LTE
3 30 (41.10%) 4G
4 26 (35.62%) Degree
5 24 (32.88%) Radio Access Network
6 23 (31.51%) Back Office
7 21 (28.77%) DNS
8 20 (27.40%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 20 (27.40%) Broadband
9 18 (24.66%) Cisco
9 18 (24.66%) SNMP
9 18 (24.66%) DHCP
9 18 (24.66%) VoLTE
10 17 (23.29%) VoIP
11 16 (21.92%) 2G
11 16 (21.92%) SMTP
12 15 (20.55%) Project Management
12 15 (20.55%) INAP
12 15 (20.55%) Capacity Management
13 14 (19.18%) Nokia
13 14 (19.18%) CRM
13 14 (19.18%) Firewall
13 14 (19.18%) Billing
13 14 (19.18%) Retail
13 14 (19.18%) Network Security
14 13 (17.81%) Service Delivery
14 13 (17.81%) UNIX
14 13 (17.81%) CCNP
14 13 (17.81%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (16.44%) CheckPoint

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.48%) Apache
2 2 (2.74%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.74%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 40 (54.79%) LTE
2 30 (41.10%) 4G
3 24 (32.88%) Radio Access Network
4 21 (28.77%) DNS
5 20 (27.40%) Broadband
6 18 (24.66%) SNMP
6 18 (24.66%) DHCP
6 18 (24.66%) VoLTE
7 17 (23.29%) VoIP
8 16 (21.92%) 2G
8 16 (21.92%) SMTP
9 15 (20.55%) INAP
10 14 (19.18%) Firewall
10 14 (19.18%) Network Security
11 12 (16.44%) Cisco PIX
11 12 (16.44%) BIG-IP
11 12 (16.44%) FWSM
11 12 (16.44%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (15.07%) MGW
12 11 (15.07%) ISUP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) MySQL
General
1 41 (56.16%) Telecoms
2 23 (31.51%) Back Office
3 14 (19.18%) Billing
3 14 (19.18%) Retail
4 11 (15.07%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Law
5 1 (1.37%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 21 (28.77%) IP Engineer
2 17 (23.29%) Design Engineer
3 12 (16.44%) Network Engineer
3 12 (16.44%) Security Engineer
4 10 (13.70%) Voice Engineer
4 10 (13.70%) Core Network Engineer
4 10 (13.70%) Senior Design Engineer
5 9 (12.33%) Voice Network Engineer
5 9 (12.33%) Network Design Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Service Manager
7 5 (6.85%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Network Manager
8 4 (5.48%) Network Operator
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Voice Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Architecture Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Network Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) Senior Network Design Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) XHTML
1 2 (2.74%) HTML
1 2 (2.74%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Handset
2 3 (4.11%) Firmware
2 3 (4.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.74%) GIS
3 2 (2.74%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.74%) Open Source
4 1 (1.37%) iPhone
4 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.81%) UNIX
2 9 (12.33%) Linux
3 6 (8.22%) Windows
4 4 (5.48%) Windows Phone
4 4 (5.48%) Android
4 4 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.48%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.74%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.55%) Project Management
1 15 (20.55%) Capacity Management
2 14 (19.18%) CRM
3 13 (17.81%) Service Delivery
4 9 (12.33%) Network Design
4 9 (12.33%) Validation
5 6 (8.22%) Product Marketing
5 6 (8.22%) Time Management
5 6 (8.22%) Change Management
6 4 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.48%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (5.48%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (5.48%) Network Architecture
7 3 (4.11%) Logistics
7 3 (4.11%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (4.11%) Integration Testing
8 2 (2.74%) Migration
8 2 (2.74%) Service Management
8 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.74%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) Perl
2 2 (2.74%) PHP
2 2 (2.74%) SQL
2 2 (2.74%) C
2 2 (2.74%) Java
2 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (35.62%) Degree
2 13 (17.81%) CCNP
2 13 (17.81%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (9.59%) CCSA
3 7 (9.59%) CCSE
4 6 (8.22%) CCIE
4 6 (8.22%) CCIP
5 4 (5.48%) CCDP
5 4 (5.48%) HNC
5 4 (5.48%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) SLA
2 3 (4.11%) QA
3 2 (2.74%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (16.44%) ProxySG
2 3 (4.11%) NDS
3 2 (2.74%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) HP NNM
1 4 (5.48%) OpenView
1 4 (5.48%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (2.74%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 18 (24.66%) Cisco
3 14 (19.18%) Nokia
4 12 (16.44%) CheckPoint
4 12 (16.44%) Blue Coat
4 12 (16.44%) F5
5 11 (15.07%) Huawei
6 4 (5.48%) Redback
6 4 (5.48%) HP
6 4 (5.48%) Juniper
6 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (4.11%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.74%) BT
8 2 (2.74%) ZyXEL
8 2 (2.74%) Draytek
8 2 (2.74%) Ericsson
8 2 (2.74%) Mapinfo
8 2 (2.74%) Oracle
9 1 (1.37%) Apple
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 2 days ago