The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 92 132 114
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -18
Permanent jobs citing 4G 46 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.94% 0.55% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.23% 1.76% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 12
Average salary £67,500 £43,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.06% -17.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £52,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +20.00%
4G
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
738 740 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.17% 31.24% 32.60%
Number of salaries quoted 408 529 512
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

4G
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the Reading region.

4G Salary Trend in Reading

4G
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 4G across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

4G Salary Histogram in Reading

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing 4G 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 4G.

1 108 (78.26%) 3G
2 91 (65.94%) Telecoms
3 63 (45.65%) LTE
4 59 (42.75%) Broadband
5 47 (34.06%) Internet
5 47 (34.06%) Smartphone
6 36 (26.09%) Radio Access Network
7 29 (21.01%) Network Architecture
8 28 (20.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 28 (20.29%) Line Management
9 27 (19.57%) VoLTE
10 21 (15.22%) Wireless
10 21 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (14.49%) Nokia
11 20 (14.49%) Project Management
11 20 (14.49%) 2G
11 20 (14.49%) Service Management
12 19 (13.77%) UNIX
12 19 (13.77%) Linux
12 19 (13.77%) Huawei
12 19 (13.77%) Degree
13 17 (12.32%) Back Office
14 16 (11.59%) Mentoring
15 15 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (10.87%) MVNO
15 15 (10.87%) Juniper
15 15 (10.87%) Cisco
16 12 (8.70%) VoIP
16 12 (8.70%) NDS
17 11 (7.97%) CCNA

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing 4G 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 4G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 108 (78.26%) 3G
2 63 (45.65%) LTE
3 59 (42.75%) Broadband
4 47 (34.06%) Internet
5 36 (26.09%) Radio Access Network
6 27 (19.57%) VoLTE
7 21 (15.22%) Wireless
8 20 (14.49%) 2G
9 15 (10.87%) MVNO
10 12 (8.70%) VoIP
11 11 (7.97%) MGW
12 10 (7.25%) Firewall
12 10 (7.25%) MPLS
12 10 (7.25%) OSPF
12 10 (7.25%) BGP
12 10 (7.25%) SNMP
12 10 (7.25%) DNS
13 8 (5.80%) DAB
13 8 (5.80%) GSM
14 6 (4.35%) RNC
General
1 91 (65.94%) Telecoms
2 17 (12.32%) Back Office
3 11 (7.97%) Multimedia
4 7 (5.07%) Marketing
5 6 (4.35%) Advertising
6 3 (2.17%) Legal
7 2 (1.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (17.39%) Network Manager
2 20 (14.49%) Service Manager
3 19 (13.77%) Solutions Architect
3 19 (13.77%) Architect
3 19 (13.77%) Senior Architect
3 19 (13.77%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 18 (13.04%) Architecture Manager
5 17 (12.32%) Network Operator
6 15 (10.87%) Technical Design Authority
7 11 (7.97%) Junior
7 11 (7.97%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (7.25%) Account Manager
9 9 (6.52%) Team Leader
9 9 (6.52%) Databuild Engineer
9 9 (6.52%) Operations Team Leader
10 8 (5.80%) Service Transition Manager
10 8 (5.80%) Transition Manager
11 6 (4.35%) RAN Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) 3G Engineer
12 5 (3.62%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (34.06%) Smartphone
2 15 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.97%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.77%) UNIX
1 19 (13.77%) Linux
2 11 (7.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.01%) Network Architecture
2 28 (20.29%) Line Management
3 20 (14.49%) Project Management
3 20 (14.49%) Service Management
4 16 (11.59%) Mentoring
5 10 (7.25%) Performance Management
5 10 (7.25%) Problem Management
5 10 (7.25%) Network Management
5 10 (7.25%) CRM
6 9 (6.52%) Workflow
7 8 (5.80%) ITIL
8 7 (5.07%) Product Management
9 4 (2.90%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.90%) Network Planning
9 4 (2.90%) People Management
10 2 (1.45%) Logistics
11 1 (0.72%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (0.72%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (0.72%) Process Improvement
11 1 (0.72%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 21 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (13.77%) Degree
3 11 (7.97%) CCNA
3 11 (7.97%) RHCA
4 10 (7.25%) CCNP
5 5 (3.62%) HND
6 4 (2.90%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.80%) QA
2 6 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (8.70%) NDS
2 11 (7.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (20.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 20 (14.49%) Nokia
3 19 (13.77%) Huawei
4 15 (10.87%) Juniper
4 15 (10.87%) Cisco
5 11 (7.97%) Red Hat
5 11 (7.97%) VMware
6 7 (5.07%) Ericsson
7 6 (4.35%) Nortel
8 3 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.72%) Cramer
9 1 (0.72%) Mapinfo