The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 92 108 130
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +22
Permanent jobs citing 4G 42 27 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.79% 1.20% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.83% 3.85% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 1
Average salary £35,000 £48,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.20% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £54,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +20.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
721 702 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.80% 31.08% 26.06%
Number of salaries quoted 395 541 426
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
4G
Berkshire

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 July 2014.

4G Salary Histogram in Reading

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 54 (78.26%) 3G
2 51 (73.91%) Telecoms
3 37 (53.62%) LTE
4 20 (28.99%) VoLTE
5 19 (27.54%) Linux
6 18 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (26.09%) Project Management
6 18 (26.09%) Degree
7 17 (24.64%) VoIP
7 17 (24.64%) UNIX
8 15 (21.74%) Broadband
9 14 (20.29%) Red Hat
9 14 (20.29%) Radio Access Network
9 14 (20.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (20.29%) Network Architecture
10 12 (17.39%) MVNO
10 12 (17.39%) Huawei
10 12 (17.39%) Smartphone
10 12 (17.39%) Internet
11 11 (15.94%) 2G
12 10 (14.49%) Firewall
12 10 (14.49%) Juniper
12 10 (14.49%) MPLS
12 10 (14.49%) OSPF
12 10 (14.49%) BGP
12 10 (14.49%) SNMP
12 10 (14.49%) DNS
12 10 (14.49%) Cisco
12 10 (14.49%) CCNP
12 10 (14.49%) Network Management

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 54 (78.26%) 3G
2 37 (53.62%) LTE
3 20 (28.99%) VoLTE
4 17 (24.64%) VoIP
5 15 (21.74%) Broadband
6 14 (20.29%) Radio Access Network
7 12 (17.39%) MVNO
7 12 (17.39%) Internet
8 11 (15.94%) 2G
9 10 (14.49%) Firewall
9 10 (14.49%) SNMP
9 10 (14.49%) DNS
9 10 (14.49%) MPLS
9 10 (14.49%) OSPF
9 10 (14.49%) BGP
10 7 (10.14%) Wireless
11 6 (8.70%) GSM
12 5 (7.25%) 2.5G
13 4 (5.80%) SIGTRAN
13 4 (5.80%) 3GPP
General
1 51 (73.91%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.90%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (20.29%) Service Manager
1 14 (20.29%) Network Manager
1 14 (20.29%) Network Operator
1 14 (20.29%) Architecture Manager
2 8 (11.59%) IP Engineer
3 6 (8.70%) Telecoms Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 5 (7.25%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (7.25%) Graduate
4 5 (7.25%) Architect
4 5 (7.25%) Senior Architect
4 5 (7.25%) Resourcer
4 5 (7.25%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.80%) Design Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Senior Design Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Team Leader
6 3 (4.35%) Performance Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Smartphone
2 5 (7.25%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.35%) Firmware
3 3 (4.35%) Handset
4 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.54%) Linux
2 17 (24.64%) UNIX
3 14 (20.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Phone
4 3 (4.35%) Windows
4 3 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) Project Management
2 14 (20.29%) Network Architecture
3 10 (14.49%) Network Management
4 8 (11.59%) Logistics
4 8 (11.59%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.80%) Time Management
5 4 (5.80%) Capacity Management
6 3 (4.35%) Change Management
6 3 (4.35%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (4.35%) Integration Testing
6 3 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.90%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 18 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (26.09%) Degree
2 10 (14.49%) CCNP
3 8 (11.59%) CCNA
4 6 (8.70%) RHCE
5 3 (4.35%) HNC
5 3 (4.35%) HND
6 2 (2.90%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) NDS
2 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Red Hat
2 12 (17.39%) Huawei
3 10 (14.49%) Cisco
3 10 (14.49%) Juniper
4 4 (5.80%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 3 (4.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (4.35%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.90%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £67000 - £75000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 6 days ago