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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 137 106 123
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +17
Permanent jobs citing 4G 6 33 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.27% 1.40% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% 4.57% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 7
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
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
632 722 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.09% 30.61% 35.45%
Number of salaries quoted 366 451 608
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 June 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 13 (76.47%) Telecoms
2 12 (70.59%) 3G
3 11 (64.71%) Wireless
4 8 (47.06%) 2G
4 8 (47.06%) LTE
5 7 (41.18%) GSM
6 5 (29.41%) Ericsson
6 5 (29.41%) Service Management
6 5 (29.41%) Degree
6 5 (29.41%) RNC
6 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
7 4 (23.53%) WiMAX
7 4 (23.53%) QA
7 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
7 4 (23.53%) Nokia
7 4 (23.53%) Nortel
7 4 (23.53%) UMTS
7 4 (23.53%) SLA
7 4 (23.53%) CRM
7 4 (23.53%) Broadband
8 3 (17.65%) CDMA
8 3 (17.65%) UNIX
8 3 (17.65%) Linux
8 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
8 3 (17.65%) SS7
8 3 (17.65%) Project Management
8 3 (17.65%) Marketing
8 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (17.65%) Product Management
8 3 (17.65%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 12 (70.59%) 3G
2 11 (64.71%) Wireless
3 8 (47.06%) 2G
3 8 (47.06%) LTE
4 7 (41.18%) GSM
5 5 (29.41%) RNC
6 4 (23.53%) WiMAX
6 4 (23.53%) UMTS
6 4 (23.53%) Broadband
7 3 (17.65%) CDMA
7 3 (17.65%) SS7
7 3 (17.65%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (5.88%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (5.88%) GGSN
8 1 (5.88%) SGSN
8 1 (5.88%) MVNO
8 1 (5.88%) VoLTE
General
1 13 (76.47%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Account Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Network Manager
3 2 (11.76%) 3G Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) RAN Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Architecture Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Service Management
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
2 4 (23.53%) CRM
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Product Management
3 3 (17.65%) Software Deployment
4 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Network Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Line Management
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Ericsson
2 4 (23.53%) Nokia
2 4 (23.53%) Nortel
3 3 (17.65%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (11.76%) Huawei
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
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