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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 77 76 127
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +51
Permanent jobs citing 3G 64 60 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.56% 2.67% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.76% 9.02% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 2
Average salary £26,500 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.00% +2.56%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +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
731 665 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.23% 29.61% 27.06%
Number of salaries quoted 417 494 415
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,250
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 15 September 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 82 (71.93%) 4G
2 73 (64.04%) Telecoms
3 66 (57.89%) LTE
4 51 (44.74%) Broadband
5 47 (41.23%) Internet
5 47 (41.23%) Smartphone
6 27 (23.68%) MVNO
7 26 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (21.93%) Radio Access Network
9 24 (21.05%) Line Management
10 23 (20.18%) Huawei
11 22 (19.30%) Network Architecture
12 21 (18.42%) Project Management
13 20 (17.54%) VoLTE
14 18 (15.79%) Mentoring
14 18 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
14 18 (15.79%) VoIP
15 17 (14.91%) SNMP
15 17 (14.91%) DNS
15 17 (14.91%) Cisco
15 17 (14.91%) CCNP
15 17 (14.91%) Juniper
15 17 (14.91%) MPLS
15 17 (14.91%) OSPF
15 17 (14.91%) BGP
15 17 (14.91%) Firewall
15 17 (14.91%) Capacity Management
15 17 (14.91%) Network Management
16 16 (14.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
16 16 (14.04%) 2G

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 82 (71.93%) 4G
2 66 (57.89%) LTE
3 51 (44.74%) Broadband
4 47 (41.23%) Internet
5 27 (23.68%) MVNO
6 25 (21.93%) Radio Access Network
7 20 (17.54%) VoLTE
8 18 (15.79%) VoIP
9 17 (14.91%) SNMP
9 17 (14.91%) DNS
9 17 (14.91%) MPLS
9 17 (14.91%) OSPF
9 17 (14.91%) BGP
9 17 (14.91%) Firewall
10 16 (14.04%) 2G
11 10 (8.77%) Wireless
11 10 (8.77%) HTTP
12 9 (7.89%) MGW
12 9 (7.89%) GGSN
12 9 (7.89%) SGSN
General
1 73 (64.04%) Telecoms
2 15 (13.16%) Marketing
3 4 (3.51%) Back Office
4 2 (1.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (19.30%) Network Manager
1 22 (19.30%) Network Operator
2 21 (18.42%) Architecture Manager
3 17 (14.91%) Technical Design Authority
4 16 (14.04%) Design Engineer
5 15 (13.16%) Service Manager
6 14 (12.28%) Architect
6 14 (12.28%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (12.28%) Senior Architect
6 14 (12.28%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 12 (10.53%) Senior Design Engineer
8 7 (6.14%) Resourcer
8 7 (6.14%) Voice Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) Voice Network Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) Team Leader
9 6 (5.26%) Network Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) Core Network Engineer
10 5 (4.39%) Mobile Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.63%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 47 (41.23%) Smartphone
2 26 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.14%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.63%) Firmware
4 3 (2.63%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.65%) UNIX
2 7 (6.14%) Linux
3 3 (2.63%) Android
3 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.63%) Windows Phone
3 3 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.05%) Line Management
2 22 (19.30%) Network Architecture
3 21 (18.42%) Project Management
4 18 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 17 (14.91%) Network Management
5 17 (14.91%) Capacity Management
6 16 (14.04%) Validation
7 13 (11.40%) Service Delivery
8 10 (8.77%) Logistics
9 7 (6.14%) Network Design
10 5 (4.39%) Change Management
11 4 (3.51%) Product Marketing
11 4 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (2.63%) Statistical Analysis
12 3 (2.63%) Network Planning
13 2 (1.75%) Workflow
13 2 (1.75%) Service Management
14 1 (0.88%) Migration
14 1 (0.88%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 18 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (14.91%) CCNP
3 8 (7.02%) HNC
3 8 (7.02%) HND
4 6 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (0.88%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.77%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.77%) NDS
Vendors
1 23 (20.18%) Huawei
2 17 (14.91%) Cisco
2 17 (14.91%) Juniper
3 16 (14.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 11 (9.65%) Nokia
5 7 (6.14%) TIBCO
5 7 (6.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 4 (3.51%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle
8 1 (0.88%) Facebook
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