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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 71 136 122
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -14
Permanent jobs citing 4G 73 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.86% 0.48% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.20% 1.53% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 9
Average salary £65,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+85.71% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £51,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £52,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +27.27%
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
890 783 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.85% 31.47% 30.29%
Number of salaries quoted 450 536 505
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £72,500
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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 4G across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

4G Salary Histogram in Reading

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 119 (78.81%) 3G
2 98 (64.90%) Telecoms
3 73 (48.34%) LTE
4 59 (39.07%) Broadband
5 47 (31.13%) Internet
5 47 (31.13%) Smartphone
6 39 (25.83%) Radio Access Network
7 33 (21.85%) Network Architecture
8 32 (21.19%) Line Management
9 29 (19.21%) VoLTE
10 27 (17.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 26 (17.22%) Cisco Certification
12 25 (16.56%) Wireless
13 24 (15.89%) Project Management
13 24 (15.89%) 2G
14 22 (14.57%) Huawei
15 21 (13.91%) Linux
16 20 (13.25%) Service Management
17 19 (12.58%) UNIX
17 19 (12.58%) Nokia
17 19 (12.58%) Mentoring
18 18 (11.92%) Cisco
18 18 (11.92%) Juniper
18 18 (11.92%) Degree
18 18 (11.92%) MVNO
18 18 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (11.26%) Back Office
20 15 (9.93%) VoIP
21 13 (8.61%) SNMP
21 13 (8.61%) DNS

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 119 (78.81%) 3G
2 73 (48.34%) LTE
3 59 (39.07%) Broadband
4 47 (31.13%) Internet
5 39 (25.83%) Radio Access Network
6 29 (19.21%) VoLTE
7 25 (16.56%) Wireless
8 24 (15.89%) 2G
9 18 (11.92%) MVNO
10 15 (9.93%) VoIP
11 13 (8.61%) SNMP
11 13 (8.61%) DNS
11 13 (8.61%) MPLS
11 13 (8.61%) OSPF
11 13 (8.61%) BGP
11 13 (8.61%) Firewall
12 11 (7.28%) MGW
13 8 (5.30%) DAB
14 7 (4.64%) 2.5G
14 7 (4.64%) GSM
General
1 98 (64.90%) Telecoms
2 17 (11.26%) Back Office
3 13 (8.61%) Multimedia
4 7 (4.64%) Marketing
5 6 (3.97%) Advertising
6 3 (1.99%) Legal
7 2 (1.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (18.54%) Network Manager
2 22 (14.57%) Service Manager
2 22 (14.57%) Architecture Manager
3 21 (13.91%) Network Operator
4 19 (12.58%) Senior Architect
4 19 (12.58%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 19 (12.58%) Architect
4 19 (12.58%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (9.93%) Technical Design Authority
6 13 (8.61%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (7.95%) Junior
8 10 (6.62%) Account Manager
9 9 (5.96%) Team Leader
9 9 (5.96%) Databuild Engineer
9 9 (5.96%) Operations Team Leader
10 8 (5.30%) Service Transition Manager
10 8 (5.30%) Transition Manager
11 7 (4.64%) Resourcer
12 5 (3.31%) 3G Engineer
12 5 (3.31%) RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (31.13%) Smartphone
2 18 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.61%) Visualisation
4 7 (4.64%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.91%) Linux
2 19 (12.58%) UNIX
3 13 (8.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.85%) Network Architecture
2 32 (21.19%) Line Management
3 24 (15.89%) Project Management
4 20 (13.25%) Service Management
5 19 (12.58%) Mentoring
6 13 (8.61%) Network Management
7 10 (6.62%) Problem Management
7 10 (6.62%) CRM
7 10 (6.62%) Performance Management
8 9 (5.96%) Workflow
9 8 (5.30%) ITIL
10 7 (4.64%) Logistics
10 7 (4.64%) Product Management
11 4 (2.65%) People Management
11 4 (2.65%) Network Planning
11 4 (2.65%) Service Delivery
12 1 (0.66%) Change Management
12 1 (0.66%) Network Design
12 1 (0.66%) Time Management
12 1 (0.66%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 26 (17.22%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (11.92%) Degree
3 13 (8.61%) RHCA
3 13 (8.61%) CCNP
3 13 (8.61%) CCNA
4 5 (3.31%) HND
5 4 (2.65%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.95%) QA
2 5 (3.31%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (8.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.95%) NDS
Vendors
1 27 (17.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 22 (14.57%) Huawei
3 19 (12.58%) Nokia
4 18 (11.92%) Cisco
4 18 (11.92%) Juniper
5 13 (8.61%) Red Hat
5 13 (8.61%) VMware
6 6 (3.97%) Ericsson
7 5 (3.31%) Nortel
8 3 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.66%) Cramer
9 1 (0.66%) Mapinfo