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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 89 101 127
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +26
Permanent jobs citing 4G 51 38 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.07% 1.63% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.70% 5.43% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 1
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-26.44% +15.55%
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
761 700 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.91% 30.02% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 423 520 422
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
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 20 August 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 64 (79.01%) 3G
2 57 (70.37%) Telecoms
3 40 (49.38%) LTE
4 27 (33.33%) Broadband
5 24 (29.63%) Internet
5 24 (29.63%) Smartphone
6 23 (28.40%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (22.22%) Network Architecture
8 17 (20.99%) Radio Access Network
8 17 (20.99%) Project Management
9 15 (18.52%) Linux
9 15 (18.52%) MVNO
9 15 (18.52%) Huawei
10 14 (17.28%) VoLTE
11 13 (16.05%) Network Management
11 13 (16.05%) Firewall
11 13 (16.05%) MPLS
11 13 (16.05%) OSPF
11 13 (16.05%) BGP
11 13 (16.05%) Juniper
11 13 (16.05%) Cisco
11 13 (16.05%) CCNP
11 13 (16.05%) VoIP
11 13 (16.05%) SNMP
11 13 (16.05%) DNS
12 12 (14.81%) Degree
13 10 (12.35%) QA
13 10 (12.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (12.35%) CCNA
13 10 (12.35%) Red Hat

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 64 (79.01%) 3G
2 40 (49.38%) LTE
3 27 (33.33%) Broadband
4 24 (29.63%) Internet
5 17 (20.99%) Radio Access Network
6 15 (18.52%) MVNO
7 14 (17.28%) VoLTE
8 13 (16.05%) Firewall
8 13 (16.05%) VoIP
8 13 (16.05%) SNMP
8 13 (16.05%) DNS
8 13 (16.05%) MPLS
8 13 (16.05%) OSPF
8 13 (16.05%) BGP
9 10 (12.35%) 2G
10 9 (11.11%) Wireless
11 7 (8.64%) 2.5G
12 4 (4.94%) DAB
13 3 (3.70%) GSM
General
1 57 (70.37%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.41%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (22.22%) Service Manager
1 18 (22.22%) Network Manager
1 18 (22.22%) Network Operator
2 17 (20.99%) Architecture Manager
3 13 (16.05%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 13 (16.05%) Senior Architect
3 13 (16.05%) Architect
3 13 (16.05%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (8.64%) Resourcer
4 7 (8.64%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 5 (6.17%) Junior
6 4 (4.94%) Team Leader
6 4 (4.94%) Service Transition Manager
6 4 (4.94%) Transition Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Performance Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Technical Design Authority
7 3 (3.70%) Telecoms Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Graduate
8 2 (2.47%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 24 (29.63%) Smartphone
2 7 (8.64%) Digital Media
3 6 (7.41%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.70%) Firmware
4 3 (3.70%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.52%) Linux
2 10 (12.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (8.64%) UNIX
4 3 (3.70%) Windows
4 3 (3.70%) Android
4 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) Network Architecture
2 17 (20.99%) Project Management
3 13 (16.05%) Network Management
4 10 (12.35%) Logistics
5 8 (9.88%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (4.94%) ITIL
7 3 (3.70%) Change Management
7 3 (3.70%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (2.47%) Service Management
9 1 (1.23%) Network Design
9 1 (1.23%) Network Planning
9 1 (1.23%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 23 (28.40%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (16.05%) CCNP
3 12 (14.81%) Degree
4 10 (12.35%) CCNA
5 6 (7.41%) RHCA
6 4 (4.94%) RHCE
7 3 (3.70%) HNC
7 3 (3.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.35%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.70%) NDS
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Huawei
2 13 (16.05%) Cisco
2 13 (16.05%) Juniper
3 10 (12.35%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.41%) VMware
5 3 (3.70%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
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