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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP)
Rank 122 133 128
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs citing 3GPP 19 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.79% 0.35% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 1.12% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Average salary £45,000 £51,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.62% +8.42%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £65,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-33.07% +36.84%
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
747 713 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.16% 31.44% 34.21%
Number of salaries quoted 416 512 529
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 30 January 2015, 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 34 (77.27%) Telecoms
2 31 (70.45%) GPRS
2 31 (70.45%) WCDMA
3 30 (68.18%) Wireless
4 24 (54.55%) Sybase
4 24 (54.55%) UNIX
4 24 (54.55%) Windows
5 19 (43.18%) Huawei
5 19 (43.18%) Marketing
6 16 (36.36%) SIGTRAN
6 16 (36.36%) GGSN
6 16 (36.36%) Ericsson
6 16 (36.36%) SS7
6 16 (36.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 15 (34.09%) UMTS
7 15 (34.09%) GSM
8 14 (31.82%) SGSN
9 11 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
9 11 (25.00%) Network Architecture
9 11 (25.00%) LTE
9 11 (25.00%) SWOT Analysis
9 11 (25.00%) Network Security
9 11 (25.00%) Economics
9 11 (25.00%) IPv6
10 10 (22.73%) MGW
11 9 (20.45%) ISDN
11 9 (20.45%) PSTN
11 9 (20.45%) ATM
11 9 (20.45%) CDMA
11 9 (20.45%) NGN

3GPP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 31 (70.45%) GPRS
1 31 (70.45%) WCDMA
2 30 (68.18%) Wireless
3 16 (36.36%) SIGTRAN
3 16 (36.36%) GGSN
3 16 (36.36%) SS7
4 15 (34.09%) UMTS
4 15 (34.09%) GSM
5 14 (31.82%) SGSN
6 11 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
6 11 (25.00%) LTE
6 11 (25.00%) Network Security
6 11 (25.00%) IPv6
7 10 (22.73%) MGW
8 9 (20.45%) ISDN
8 9 (20.45%) PSTN
8 9 (20.45%) ATM
8 9 (20.45%) CDMA
8 9 (20.45%) NGN
9 8 (18.18%) Megaco
General
1 34 (77.27%) Telecoms
2 19 (43.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) CS Core Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Network Security Architect
2 11 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 11 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 11 (25.00%) Architect
3 8 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Network Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Core Network Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.27%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.27%) Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Network Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) UNIX
1 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 8 (18.18%) Windows 2000
2 8 (18.18%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Network Architecture
1 11 (25.00%) SWOT Analysis
2 6 (13.64%) Network Design
3 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.55%) Integration Testing
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 1 (2.27%) Performance Testing
4 1 (2.27%) Stress Testing
4 1 (2.27%) WFM
4 1 (2.27%) Workforce Management Optimization
4 1 (2.27%) Supplier Management
4 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) SQL
1 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) CCIE
1 6 (13.64%) CCNP
1 6 (13.64%) CCDP
1 6 (13.64%) CISSP
1 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (13.64%) JNCIE
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 24 (54.55%) Sybase
2 19 (43.18%) Huawei
3 16 (36.36%) Ericsson
3 16 (36.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) Mitel
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco
5 2 (4.55%) Panasonic
6 1 (2.27%) Empirix