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 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
4G
Rank 112 131 132
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Permanent jobs citing 4G 27 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.08% 0.37% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.53% 0.96% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 10
Average salary £35,000 £57,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.13% +64.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
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
4G
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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 18 April 2014.

4G Salary Histogram in Reading

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (82.93%) Telecoms
2 30 (73.17%) 3G
3 28 (68.29%) LTE
4 23 (56.10%) Degree
5 18 (43.90%) UNIX
6 17 (41.46%) VoLTE
7 16 (39.02%) Linux
8 15 (36.59%) Project Management
9 13 (31.71%) Red Hat
9 13 (31.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (29.27%) 2G
11 10 (24.39%) Service Delivery
11 10 (24.39%) VoIP
12 9 (21.95%) Huawei
13 7 (17.07%) Marketing
13 7 (17.07%) Broadband
14 6 (14.63%) 3GPP
14 6 (14.63%) CCNA
14 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (14.63%) RHCE
14 6 (14.63%) INAP
14 6 (14.63%) Time Management
14 6 (14.63%) SIGTRAN
14 6 (14.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 6 (14.63%) Radio Access Network
14 6 (14.63%) Capacity Management
15 5 (12.20%) Handset
16 4 (9.76%) GSM
16 4 (9.76%) SLA
16 4 (9.76%) Wireless

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 30 (73.17%) 3G
2 28 (68.29%) LTE
3 17 (41.46%) VoLTE
4 12 (29.27%) 2G
5 10 (24.39%) VoIP
6 7 (17.07%) Broadband
7 6 (14.63%) 3GPP
7 6 (14.63%) INAP
7 6 (14.63%) SIGTRAN
7 6 (14.63%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (9.76%) GSM
8 4 (9.76%) Wireless
9 3 (7.32%) DNS
9 3 (7.32%) SMS
10 2 (4.88%) HSPA
11 1 (2.44%) NGN
11 1 (2.44%) WiMAX
11 1 (2.44%) CDMA
General
1 34 (82.93%) Telecoms
2 7 (17.07%) Marketing
3 3 (7.32%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Law
4 1 (2.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) IP Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Design Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Service Manager
2 6 (14.63%) Senior Design Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Graduate
4 4 (9.76%) Network Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Architecture Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Network Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Telecoms Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Network Operator
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Principle Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Project Leader
6 2 (4.88%) RAN Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.88%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) UNIX Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Handset
2 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.32%) Firmware
3 2 (4.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) UNIX
2 16 (39.02%) Linux
3 13 (31.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Phone
4 3 (7.32%) Android
4 3 (7.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Project Management
2 10 (24.39%) Service Delivery
3 6 (14.63%) Time Management
3 6 (14.63%) Capacity Management
4 4 (9.76%) Network Architecture
5 3 (7.32%) Logistics
5 3 (7.32%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Integration Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Product Marketing
5 3 (7.32%) Change Management
6 2 (4.88%) Service Management
6 2 (4.88%) Product Management
7 1 (2.44%) Quantitative Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) Degree
2 6 (14.63%) CCNA
2 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.63%) RHCE
3 2 (4.88%) HNC
3 2 (4.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
2 3 (7.32%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Red Hat
2 9 (21.95%) Huawei
3 6 (14.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks