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

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 123 119 124
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing 4G 14 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.60% 0.98% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% 3.22% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 10
Average salary £62,500 £51,500 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.35% -12.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £51,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
685 684 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.54% 30.59% 37.65%
Number of salaries quoted 384 481 579
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 26 February 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 88 (80.73%) 3G
2 71 (65.14%) Telecoms
3 53 (48.62%) LTE
4 46 (42.20%) Broadband
5 32 (29.36%) Internet
5 32 (29.36%) Smartphone
6 31 (28.44%) Radio Access Network
7 28 (25.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 24 (22.02%) Network Architecture
9 23 (21.10%) Line Management
9 23 (21.10%) Wireless
10 22 (20.18%) Service Management
10 22 (20.18%) Nokia
11 21 (19.27%) VoLTE
12 19 (17.43%) UNIX
13 18 (16.51%) 2G
14 17 (15.60%) Back Office
15 16 (14.68%) Project Management
16 15 (13.76%) Huawei
17 14 (12.84%) Linux
18 13 (11.93%) Degree
18 13 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (11.01%) Performance Management
19 12 (11.01%) NDS
19 12 (11.01%) CRM
19 12 (11.01%) Cisco Certification
20 11 (10.09%) Juniper
20 11 (10.09%) Cisco
20 11 (10.09%) MGW
20 11 (10.09%) Mentoring

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 88 (80.73%) 3G
2 53 (48.62%) LTE
3 46 (42.20%) Broadband
4 32 (29.36%) Internet
5 31 (28.44%) Radio Access Network
6 23 (21.10%) Wireless
7 21 (19.27%) VoLTE
8 18 (16.51%) 2G
9 11 (10.09%) MGW
9 11 (10.09%) MVNO
10 10 (9.17%) GSM
11 8 (7.34%) UMTS
11 8 (7.34%) VoIP
11 8 (7.34%) WiMAX
11 8 (7.34%) RNC
12 6 (5.50%) Firewall
12 6 (5.50%) SNMP
12 6 (5.50%) DNS
12 6 (5.50%) MPLS
12 6 (5.50%) OSPF
General
1 71 (65.14%) Telecoms
2 17 (15.60%) Back Office
3 9 (8.26%) Marketing
4 7 (6.42%) Advertising
5 6 (5.50%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (17.43%) Network Manager
2 14 (12.84%) Service Manager
2 14 (12.84%) Architecture Manager
3 12 (11.01%) Network Operator
3 12 (11.01%) Account Manager
4 11 (10.09%) Technical Design Authority
5 10 (9.17%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 10 (9.17%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (9.17%) Architect
5 10 (9.17%) Senior Architect
6 9 (8.26%) Operations Team Leader
6 9 (8.26%) Databuild Engineer
6 9 (8.26%) Team Leader
7 6 (5.50%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) 3G Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) RAN Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) Junior
8 4 (3.67%) Technical Leader
9 3 (2.75%) Voice Engineer
9 3 (2.75%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (29.36%) Smartphone
2 13 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.43%) UNIX
2 14 (12.84%) Linux
3 6 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.02%) Network Architecture
2 23 (21.10%) Line Management
3 22 (20.18%) Service Management
4 16 (14.68%) Project Management
5 12 (11.01%) Performance Management
5 12 (11.01%) CRM
6 11 (10.09%) Mentoring
7 10 (9.17%) Problem Management
8 9 (8.26%) Workflow
8 9 (8.26%) Product Management
9 6 (5.50%) Network Management
9 6 (5.50%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.83%) ITIL
10 2 (1.83%) Network Planning
11 1 (0.92%) Time Management
11 1 (0.92%) Change Management
11 1 (0.92%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (0.92%) People Management
Qualifications
1 13 (11.93%) Degree
2 12 (11.01%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.50%) RHCA
3 6 (5.50%) CCNP
3 6 (5.50%) CCNA
4 5 (4.59%) HND
5 4 (3.67%) HNC
6 1 (0.92%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) SLA
1 8 (7.34%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.01%) NDS
2 6 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (25.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 22 (20.18%) Nokia
3 15 (13.76%) Huawei
4 11 (10.09%) Cisco
4 11 (10.09%) Juniper
5 9 (8.26%) Ericsson
6 8 (7.34%) Nortel
7 6 (5.50%) Red Hat
7 6 (5.50%) VMware
8 3 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.92%) Cramer
9 1 (0.92%) Mapinfo