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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 62 109 123
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +14
Permanent jobs citing 4G 93 30 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.60% 1.23% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.61% 3.94% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 1
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +25.00%
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
801 761 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.97% 31.23% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 439 532 407
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £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 21 October 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.

1 109 (81.95%) 3G
2 94 (70.68%) Telecoms
3 63 (47.37%) LTE
4 60 (45.11%) Broadband
5 59 (44.36%) Internet
5 59 (44.36%) Smartphone
6 34 (25.56%) Radio Access Network
7 32 (24.06%) Line Management
8 30 (22.56%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (19.55%) Linux
9 26 (19.55%) Network Architecture
10 25 (18.80%) VoLTE
11 23 (17.29%) Project Management
11 23 (17.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 20 (15.04%) UNIX
13 19 (14.29%) MVNO
14 18 (13.53%) Mentoring
14 18 (13.53%) Huawei
14 18 (13.53%) VoIP
15 17 (12.78%) SNMP
15 17 (12.78%) DNS
15 17 (12.78%) Cisco
15 17 (12.78%) CCNP
15 17 (12.78%) MPLS
15 17 (12.78%) OSPF
15 17 (12.78%) BGP
15 17 (12.78%) Juniper
15 17 (12.78%) Back Office
15 17 (12.78%) Firewall
15 17 (12.78%) Network Management

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 109 (81.95%) 3G
2 63 (47.37%) LTE
3 60 (45.11%) Broadband
4 59 (44.36%) Internet
5 34 (25.56%) Radio Access Network
6 25 (18.80%) VoLTE
7 19 (14.29%) MVNO
8 18 (13.53%) VoIP
9 17 (12.78%) SNMP
9 17 (12.78%) DNS
9 17 (12.78%) MPLS
9 17 (12.78%) OSPF
9 17 (12.78%) BGP
9 17 (12.78%) Firewall
10 15 (11.28%) 2G
11 10 (7.52%) Wireless
12 9 (6.77%) MGW
13 8 (6.02%) DAB
14 7 (5.26%) 2.5G
15 4 (3.01%) GSM
General
1 94 (70.68%) Telecoms
2 17 (12.78%) Back Office
3 13 (9.77%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (18.05%) Network Manager
2 23 (17.29%) Network Operator
3 22 (16.54%) Architecture Manager
3 22 (16.54%) Service Manager
4 17 (12.78%) Architect
4 17 (12.78%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (12.78%) Senior Architect
4 17 (12.78%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 13 (9.77%) Team Leader
5 13 (9.77%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (9.02%) Junior
7 9 (6.77%) Databuild Engineer
7 9 (6.77%) Operations Team Leader
8 8 (6.02%) Service Transition Manager
8 8 (6.02%) Transition Manager
9 7 (5.26%) Technical Design Authority
9 7 (5.26%) Resourcer
10 6 (4.51%) Mobile Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.76%) Network Consultant
11 5 (3.76%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 59 (44.36%) Smartphone
2 17 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (9.77%) Visualisation
4 7 (5.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.55%) Linux
2 20 (15.04%) UNIX
3 13 (9.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.06%) Line Management
2 26 (19.55%) Network Architecture
3 23 (17.29%) Project Management
4 18 (13.53%) Mentoring
5 17 (12.78%) Network Management
6 9 (6.77%) Workflow
7 8 (6.02%) ITIL
8 7 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.26%) Logistics
9 4 (3.01%) People Management
9 4 (3.01%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.01%) Network Planning
10 3 (2.26%) Problem Management
10 3 (2.26%) Change Management
10 3 (2.26%) Service Management
11 1 (0.75%) Network Design
11 1 (0.75%) Process Improvement
11 1 (0.75%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 30 (22.56%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (12.78%) CCNP
3 13 (9.77%) CCNA
3 13 (9.77%) RHCA
4 12 (9.02%) Degree
5 7 (5.26%) HNC
5 7 (5.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.02%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (11.28%) NDS
2 13 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (17.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 18 (13.53%) Huawei
3 17 (12.78%) Cisco
3 17 (12.78%) Juniper
4 15 (11.28%) Nokia
5 13 (9.77%) Red Hat
5 13 (9.77%) VMware
6 3 (2.26%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (1.50%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.75%) Nortel
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