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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 122 147 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 32 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.24% 0.079% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.54% 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £46,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £53,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.97% +13.15%
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
903 801 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 35.10% 31.69% 29.85%
Number of salaries quoted 461 548 495
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 December 2014, 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 36 (78.26%) Telecoms
2 29 (63.04%) GPRS
2 29 (63.04%) WCDMA
3 28 (60.87%) Wireless
4 23 (50.00%) Marketing
5 22 (47.83%) Sybase
5 22 (47.83%) UNIX
5 22 (47.83%) Windows
6 18 (39.13%) Huawei
7 16 (34.78%) Economics
7 16 (34.78%) SWOT Analysis
7 16 (34.78%) Network Security
7 16 (34.78%) LTE
7 16 (34.78%) IPv6
7 16 (34.78%) Network Architecture
7 16 (34.78%) Software-Defined Networking
8 15 (32.61%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 15 (32.61%) SS7
8 15 (32.61%) Ericsson
8 15 (32.61%) SIGTRAN
9 14 (30.43%) UMTS
9 14 (30.43%) GSM
10 13 (28.26%) GGSN
11 12 (26.09%) SGSN
12 8 (17.39%) NGN
12 8 (17.39%) MGW
12 8 (17.39%) ISDN
12 8 (17.39%) PSTN
12 8 (17.39%) ATM
12 8 (17.39%) CDMA

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 29 (63.04%) GPRS
1 29 (63.04%) WCDMA
2 28 (60.87%) Wireless
3 16 (34.78%) Network Security
3 16 (34.78%) LTE
3 16 (34.78%) Software-Defined Networking
3 16 (34.78%) IPv6
4 15 (32.61%) SS7
4 15 (32.61%) SIGTRAN
5 14 (30.43%) GSM
5 14 (30.43%) UMTS
6 13 (28.26%) GGSN
7 12 (26.09%) SGSN
8 8 (17.39%) NGN
8 8 (17.39%) MGW
8 8 (17.39%) ATM
8 8 (17.39%) CDMA
8 8 (17.39%) ISDN
8 8 (17.39%) PSTN
9 7 (15.22%) Megaco
General
1 36 (78.26%) Telecoms
2 23 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Architect
1 16 (34.78%) Security Architect
1 16 (34.78%) Network Architect
1 16 (34.78%) Network Security Architect
2 11 (23.91%) CS Core Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Core Network Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Network Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Support
5 3 (6.52%) Network Operator
6 1 (2.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) UNIX
1 22 (47.83%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Windows 2000
2 7 (15.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) SWOT Analysis
1 16 (34.78%) Network Architecture
2 6 (13.04%) Network Design
3 1 (2.17%) Supplier Management
3 1 (2.17%) WFM
3 1 (2.17%) Workforce Management Optimization
3 1 (2.17%) Performance Testing
3 1 (2.17%) Stress Testing
3 1 (2.17%) Integration Testing
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco ICM Scripting
3 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
1 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) CCIE
1 6 (13.04%) CCNP
1 6 (13.04%) CCDP
1 6 (13.04%) CISSP
1 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (13.04%) JNCIE
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Sybase
2 18 (39.13%) Huawei
3 15 (32.61%) Ericsson
3 15 (32.61%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.17%) Empirix
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) Mitel
5 1 (2.17%) Panasonic