The table below looks at the statistics for 3GPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3GPP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 133 130 133
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 6 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 0.67% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 2.22% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 4
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.62%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £43,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -20.90%
3GPP
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
623 720 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.39% 30.34% 32.35%
Number of salaries quoted 474 405 521
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

3GPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 3GPP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3GPP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

3GPP
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 3GPP across the Reading region.

3GPP Salary Trend in Reading

3GPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region citing 3GPP 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 3GPP.

1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
1 12 (75.00%) CCIE
1 12 (75.00%) CCNP
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (75.00%) SAN
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
1 12 (75.00%) WLAN
1 12 (75.00%) Migration
1 12 (75.00%) Network Design
1 12 (75.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 12 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (50.00%) Network Security
2 8 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 8 (50.00%) Debian
2 8 (50.00%) Fedora
2 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (25.00%) UMTS
4 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (18.75%) LTE
4 3 (18.75%) WiMAX
4 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
4 3 (18.75%) Wireless
4 3 (18.75%) Python
5 2 (12.50%) Electronics
5 2 (12.50%) 3G
5 2 (12.50%) 4G
5 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.25%) MGW
6 1 (6.25%) Presales
6 1 (6.25%) Marketing

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region citing 3GPP 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 3GPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 12 (75.00%) SAN
1 12 (75.00%) WLAN
2 8 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (25.00%) UMTS
4 3 (18.75%) LTE
4 3 (18.75%) WiMAX
4 3 (18.75%) Wireless
5 2 (12.50%) 3G
5 2 (12.50%) 4G
6 1 (6.25%) ATM
6 1 (6.25%) CDMA
6 1 (6.25%) GGSN
6 1 (6.25%) GPRS
6 1 (6.25%) GSM
6 1 (6.25%) ISDN
6 1 (6.25%) ISUP
6 1 (6.25%) Megaco
6 1 (6.25%) PSTN
6 1 (6.25%) WCDMA
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Network Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) WLAN Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) RF Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Core Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Debian
2 8 (50.00%) Fedora
2 8 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
3 1 (6.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Migration
1 12 (75.00%) Network Design
2 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.25%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) CCIE
1 12 (75.00%) CCNP
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Sybase