The first table below looks at the demand 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 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
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 119 129 138
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 20 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.80% 0.47% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.62% 1.19% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 4
Average salary £51,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.42% -13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
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
3GPP
Berkshire

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 18 April 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 19 (76.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (56.00%) Marketing
3 13 (52.00%) LTE
4 12 (48.00%) GPRS
4 12 (48.00%) GSM
4 12 (48.00%) UMTS
4 12 (48.00%) WCDMA
5 11 (44.00%) Wireless
5 11 (44.00%) GGSN
5 11 (44.00%) SGSN
6 7 (28.00%) 3G
7 6 (24.00%) Project Management
7 6 (24.00%) VoIP
7 6 (24.00%) INAP
7 6 (24.00%) IPv6
7 6 (24.00%) Economics
7 6 (24.00%) Huawei
7 6 (24.00%) Network Architecture
7 6 (24.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 6 (24.00%) 4G
7 6 (24.00%) Capacity Management
7 6 (24.00%) VoLTE
7 6 (24.00%) Network Security
7 6 (24.00%) Time Management
7 6 (24.00%) Degree
7 6 (24.00%) SWOT Analysis
7 6 (24.00%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (4.00%) 2G
8 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.00%) Megaco

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (52.00%) LTE
2 12 (48.00%) GPRS
2 12 (48.00%) GSM
2 12 (48.00%) UMTS
2 12 (48.00%) WCDMA
3 11 (44.00%) Wireless
3 11 (44.00%) GGSN
3 11 (44.00%) SGSN
4 7 (28.00%) 3G
5 6 (24.00%) VoIP
5 6 (24.00%) INAP
5 6 (24.00%) IPv6
5 6 (24.00%) 4G
5 6 (24.00%) VoLTE
5 6 (24.00%) Network Security
5 6 (24.00%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (4.00%) 2G
6 1 (4.00%) Megaco
6 1 (4.00%) ISUP
6 1 (4.00%) ISDN
General
1 19 (76.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (56.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Core Network Engineer
1 9 (36.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Design Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Security Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Network Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Network Operator
2 6 (24.00%) Network Security Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Senior Design Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.00%) Network Support
4 2 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (4.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Project Management
1 6 (24.00%) Network Architecture
1 6 (24.00%) Capacity Management
1 6 (24.00%) Time Management
1 6 (24.00%) SWOT Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Huawei
1 6 (24.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Sybase