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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 69 92 125
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +33
Permanent jobs citing 4G 77 41 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.07% 1.78% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.52% 5.90% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 1
Average salary £35,000 £57,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.13% +35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £38,120 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-26.69% +30.00%
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
732 695 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.15% 30.18% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 415 506 402
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 92 (80.70%) 3G
2 81 (71.05%) Telecoms
3 55 (48.25%) LTE
4 48 (42.11%) Broadband
5 44 (38.60%) Internet
5 44 (38.60%) Smartphone
6 29 (25.44%) Radio Access Network
7 28 (24.56%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (23.68%) Line Management
9 23 (20.18%) Project Management
9 23 (20.18%) Network Architecture
10 20 (17.54%) Huawei
10 20 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (17.54%) Linux
11 19 (16.67%) MVNO
12 18 (15.79%) Mentoring
12 18 (15.79%) VoLTE
12 18 (15.79%) VoIP
13 17 (14.91%) SNMP
13 17 (14.91%) DNS
13 17 (14.91%) Juniper
13 17 (14.91%) MPLS
13 17 (14.91%) OSPF
13 17 (14.91%) BGP
13 17 (14.91%) Cisco
13 17 (14.91%) CCNP
13 17 (14.91%) Firewall
13 17 (14.91%) Network Management
14 14 (12.28%) Degree
15 13 (11.40%) 2G

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 92 (80.70%) 3G
2 55 (48.25%) LTE
3 48 (42.11%) Broadband
4 44 (38.60%) Internet
5 29 (25.44%) Radio Access Network
6 19 (16.67%) MVNO
7 18 (15.79%) VoLTE
7 18 (15.79%) VoIP
8 17 (14.91%) SNMP
8 17 (14.91%) DNS
8 17 (14.91%) MPLS
8 17 (14.91%) OSPF
8 17 (14.91%) BGP
8 17 (14.91%) Firewall
9 13 (11.40%) 2G
10 9 (7.89%) Wireless
11 8 (7.02%) DAB
12 7 (6.14%) 2.5G
13 5 (4.39%) MGW
14 3 (2.63%) GSM
General
1 81 (71.05%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.65%) Multimedia
3 8 (7.02%) Back Office
4 2 (1.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (21.05%) Service Manager
2 23 (20.18%) Network Manager
2 23 (20.18%) Network Operator
3 22 (19.30%) Architecture Manager
4 14 (12.28%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 14 (12.28%) Senior Architect
4 14 (12.28%) Architect
4 14 (12.28%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (9.65%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (8.77%) Junior
7 8 (7.02%) Team Leader
7 8 (7.02%) Transition Manager
7 8 (7.02%) Service Transition Manager
8 7 (6.14%) Resourcer
8 7 (6.14%) Technical Design Authority
9 5 (4.39%) Databuild Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Mobile Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.51%) Operations Team Leader
11 3 (2.63%) Performance Manager
11 3 (2.63%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 44 (38.60%) Smartphone
2 20 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.65%) Visualisation
4 7 (6.14%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.63%) Firmware
5 3 (2.63%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.54%) Linux
2 12 (10.53%) UNIX
3 11 (9.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.63%) Windows Phone
4 3 (2.63%) Windows
4 3 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.68%) Line Management
2 23 (20.18%) Network Architecture
2 23 (20.18%) Project Management
3 18 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 17 (14.91%) Network Management
5 10 (8.77%) Logistics
5 10 (8.77%) Service Delivery
6 8 (7.02%) ITIL
7 5 (4.39%) Workflow
8 4 (3.51%) People Management
8 4 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (2.63%) Statistical Analysis
9 3 (2.63%) Network Planning
9 3 (2.63%) Change Management
10 2 (1.75%) Service Management
11 1 (0.88%) Network Design
11 1 (0.88%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 28 (24.56%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (14.91%) CCNP
3 14 (12.28%) Degree
4 11 (9.65%) RHCA
4 11 (9.65%) CCNA
5 5 (4.39%) HNC
5 5 (4.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.77%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.89%) NDS
Vendors
1 20 (17.54%) Huawei
2 17 (14.91%) Cisco
2 17 (14.91%) Juniper
3 11 (9.65%) Red Hat
3 11 (9.65%) VMware
3 11 (9.65%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 8 (7.02%) Nokia
5 3 (2.63%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (0.88%) Ericsson
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