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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank 46 102 109
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +7
Permanent jobs citing 3G 126 47 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.81% 1.83% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.06% 5.81% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 15
Average salary £62,500 £47,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.27% +11.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £41,750 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £47,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-11.05% +6.74%
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
896 809 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.17% 31.44% 28.98%
Number of salaries quoted 456 564 466
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 27 November 2014.

3G Salary Histogram in Reading

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 125 (67.57%) Telecoms
2 119 (64.32%) 4G
3 103 (55.68%) LTE
4 69 (37.30%) Broadband
5 67 (36.22%) Internet
5 67 (36.22%) Smartphone
6 47 (25.41%) 2G
7 46 (24.86%) Wireless
8 45 (24.32%) Radio Access Network
9 37 (20.00%) MVNO
10 34 (18.38%) Analytical Skills
10 34 (18.38%) Project Management
11 33 (17.84%) Nokia
11 33 (17.84%) Degree
11 33 (17.84%) VoLTE
11 33 (17.84%) Line Management
12 32 (17.30%) Network Architecture
13 30 (16.22%) GSM
14 29 (15.68%) UMTS
14 29 (15.68%) Huawei
15 28 (15.14%) WiMAX
16 26 (14.05%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
17 25 (13.51%) QA
18 22 (11.89%) UNIX
19 21 (11.35%) Service Delivery
19 21 (11.35%) Mentoring
20 20 (10.81%) VoIP
20 20 (10.81%) Cisco
20 20 (10.81%) Juniper
20 20 (10.81%) Ericsson

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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
1 119 (64.32%) 4G
2 103 (55.68%) LTE
3 69 (37.30%) Broadband
4 67 (36.22%) Internet
5 47 (25.41%) 2G
6 46 (24.86%) Wireless
7 45 (24.32%) Radio Access Network
8 37 (20.00%) MVNO
9 33 (17.84%) VoLTE
10 30 (16.22%) GSM
11 29 (15.68%) UMTS
12 28 (15.14%) WiMAX
13 20 (10.81%) VoIP
14 19 (10.27%) HTTP
15 18 (9.73%) RNC
16 17 (9.19%) SNMP
16 17 (9.19%) DNS
16 17 (9.19%) Firewall
16 17 (9.19%) MPLS
16 17 (9.19%) OSPF
General
1 125 (67.57%) 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 26 (14.05%) Network Manager
3 23 (12.43%) Architecture Manager
3 23 (12.43%) Network Operator
4 17 (9.19%) Senior Architect
4 17 (9.19%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 17 (9.19%) Architect
4 17 (9.19%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (8.11%) Service Manager
6 13 (7.03%) Wireless Engineer
7 12 (6.49%) Team Leader
8 11 (5.95%) Radio Engineer
9 10 (5.41%) RAN Engineer
9 10 (5.41%) Radio Network Engineer
9 10 (5.41%) Network Optimisation Engineer
9 10 (5.41%) Design Engineer
9 10 (5.41%) Network Engineer
10 9 (4.86%) Senior Design Engineer
10 9 (4.86%) Databuild Engineer
10 9 (4.86%) Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (36.22%) 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 13 (7.03%) Linux
3 1 (0.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.38%) Project Management
2 33 (17.84%) Line Management
3 32 (17.30%) Network Architecture
4 21 (11.35%) Service Delivery
4 21 (11.35%) Mentoring
5 18 (9.73%) Capacity Management
6 17 (9.19%) Network Management
7 14 (7.57%) Network Planning
8 10 (5.41%) Validation
8 10 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (4.86%) Workflow
10 8 (4.32%) Problem Management
10 8 (4.32%) Service Management
11 7 (3.78%) Logistics
12 3 (1.62%) Change Management
12 3 (1.62%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (1.08%) Product Management
14 1 (0.54%) Data Entry
14 1 (0.54%) Process Improvement
14 1 (0.54%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.16%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (17.84%) Degree
2 18 (9.73%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (9.19%) CCNP
4 7 (3.78%) HND
5 6 (3.24%) HNC
6 1 (0.54%) CCNA
6 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.51%) QA
2 9 (4.86%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (7.57%) NDS
Vendors
1 33 (17.84%) Nokia
2 29 (15.68%) Huawei
3 26 (14.05%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 20 (10.81%) Ericsson
4 20 (10.81%) Cisco
4 20 (10.81%) Juniper
5 18 (9.73%) Nortel
6 3 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.08%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (0.54%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.54%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.54%) Cramer
8 1 (0.54%) Facebook
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