The table below looks at the statistics for Broadband skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Broadband 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
Broadband
Rank 65 92 118
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +26
Permanent jobs citing Broadband 81 56 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.17% 2.25% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.10% 7.15% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 14
Average salary £67,500 £50,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% +45.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £80,000 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Broadband
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

Broadband
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Broadband across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Broadband Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Broadband
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Broadband across the Reading region.

Broadband Salary Trend in Reading

Broadband
Salary Histogram in Reading

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

Broadband Salary Histogram in Reading

Broadband
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Broadband 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 Broadband.

1 142 (88.75%) Telecoms
2 103 (64.38%) Internet
3 100 (62.50%) Smartphone
4 63 (39.38%) 3G
5 59 (36.88%) 4G
6 52 (32.50%) Marketing
7 45 (28.13%) Degree
8 42 (26.25%) LTE
9 26 (16.25%) HTTP
10 25 (15.63%) Wireless
11 24 (15.00%) UNIX
11 24 (15.00%) Service Management
12 23 (14.38%) Back Office
13 22 (13.75%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 21 (13.13%) ATM
14 21 (13.13%) DSLAM
14 21 (13.13%) Huawei
14 21 (13.13%) Product Management
14 21 (13.13%) VoLTE
15 19 (11.88%) Linux
16 17 (10.63%) Capacity Management
16 17 (10.63%) MVNO
17 15 (9.38%) Nokia
18 14 (8.75%) CDMA
18 14 (8.75%) UMTS
18 14 (8.75%) Firewall
18 14 (8.75%) NGN
19 13 (8.13%) VoIP
20 12 (7.50%) NDS
20 12 (7.50%) Cisco

Broadband
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Broadband 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 Broadband. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.88%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.63%) MTS
Applications
1 7 (4.38%) MS Office
1 7 (4.38%) MS Excel
1 7 (4.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 103 (64.38%) Internet
2 63 (39.38%) 3G
3 59 (36.88%) 4G
4 42 (26.25%) LTE
5 26 (16.25%) HTTP
6 25 (15.63%) Wireless
7 21 (13.13%) DSLAM
7 21 (13.13%) ATM
7 21 (13.13%) VoLTE
8 17 (10.63%) MVNO
9 14 (8.75%) Firewall
9 14 (8.75%) CDMA
9 14 (8.75%) UMTS
9 14 (8.75%) NGN
10 13 (8.13%) VoIP
11 11 (6.88%) TCP/IP
12 10 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
13 9 (5.63%) MGW
13 9 (5.63%) SCTP
13 9 (5.63%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.50%) MySQL
2 3 (1.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (4.38%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 142 (88.75%) Telecoms
2 52 (32.50%) Marketing
3 23 (14.38%) Back Office
4 10 (6.25%) Advertising
5 9 (5.63%) Electronics
6 3 (1.88%) Law
6 3 (1.88%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Retail
7 1 (0.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (15.00%) Account Manager
2 22 (13.75%) Technical Design Authority
3 14 (8.75%) Senior Design Engineer
3 14 (8.75%) Design Engineer
4 13 (8.13%) Team Leader
5 11 (6.88%) Network Engineer
6 10 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (6.25%) Architect
7 9 (5.63%) Operations Team Leader
7 9 (5.63%) Databuild Engineer
7 9 (5.63%) Senior Architect
7 9 (5.63%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.00%) Transition Manager
8 8 (5.00%) Service Transition Manager
8 8 (5.00%) Developer
8 8 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 8 (5.00%) Service Manager
8 8 (5.00%) Bid Manager
9 7 (4.38%) Network Support
9 7 (4.38%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 100 (62.50%) Smartphone
2 7 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.50%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (2.50%) iPhone
4 3 (1.88%) Open Source
4 3 (1.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.63%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (0.63%) User Experience
5 1 (0.63%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.00%) UNIX
2 19 (11.88%) Linux
3 7 (4.38%) Solaris
4 4 (2.50%) Windows
4 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.50%) Debian
4 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.00%) Service Management
2 21 (13.13%) Product Management
3 17 (10.63%) Capacity Management
4 11 (6.88%) CRM
5 10 (6.25%) Performance Management
6 9 (5.63%) Line Management
6 9 (5.63%) Project Management
6 9 (5.63%) ITIL
6 9 (5.63%) Workflow
7 8 (5.00%) Business Development
7 8 (5.00%) Network Management
8 5 (3.13%) Requirements Management
8 5 (3.13%) Validation
9 4 (2.50%) Software Engineering
9 4 (2.50%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.50%) ITSM
9 4 (2.50%) MVC
9 4 (2.50%) Analytics
9 4 (2.50%) iOS Development
9 4 (2.50%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.38%) SQL
2 4 (2.50%) Objective-C
2 4 (2.50%) PHP5
2 4 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (28.13%) Degree
2 10 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (5.63%) CCNP
4 7 (4.38%) CCNA
4 7 (4.38%) Sun Certification
4 7 (4.38%) SCSA
5 4 (2.50%) HNC
5 4 (2.50%) HND
6 3 (1.88%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.88%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.25%) CCSE
7 2 (1.25%) CCSA
7 2 (1.25%) CISSP
8 1 (0.63%) CCIE
8 1 (0.63%) MBA
8 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 12 (7.50%) NDS
2 2 (1.25%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (13.75%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 21 (13.13%) Huawei
3 15 (9.38%) Nokia
4 12 (7.50%) Cisco
5 7 (4.38%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.38%) Sun
5 7 (4.38%) HP
5 7 (4.38%) Veritas
5 7 (4.38%) Oracle
6 6 (3.75%) Juniper
7 4 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.50%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.50%) Remedy
8 2 (1.25%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.25%) Ericsson
8 2 (1.25%) F5
8 2 (1.25%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.63%) Alcatel-Lucent