The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 89 117 118
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +1
Permanent jobs citing LTE 44 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.84% 1.04% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.95% 3.34% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 11
Average salary £62,500 £47,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.97% -21.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £51,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £51,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-17.96% +14.44%
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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
739 718 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.91% 31.23% 33.13%
Number of salaries quoted 408 521 530
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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Salary Trend in Reading

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

LTE Salary Trend in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing LTE 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 LTE.

1 107 (81.68%) Telecoms
2 94 (71.76%) 3G
3 62 (47.33%) 4G
4 53 (40.46%) Radio Access Network
5 41 (31.30%) 2G
5 41 (31.30%) Nokia
6 38 (29.01%) GSM
7 35 (26.72%) Wireless
7 35 (26.72%) Network Architecture
8 34 (25.95%) Degree
8 34 (25.95%) Broadband
9 33 (25.19%) UMTS
10 32 (24.43%) Internet
10 32 (24.43%) Smartphone
11 30 (22.90%) VoLTE
12 28 (21.37%) QA
12 28 (21.37%) Ericsson
13 26 (19.85%) Nortel
13 26 (19.85%) RNC
13 26 (19.85%) WiMAX
14 24 (18.32%) Service Delivery
15 20 (15.27%) Project Management
16 19 (14.50%) Line Management
16 19 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (13.74%) Marketing
18 16 (12.21%) Cisco Certification
18 16 (12.21%) Linux
19 15 (11.45%) Firewall
20 12 (9.16%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
20 12 (9.16%) Network Security

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing LTE 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 LTE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (3.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 94 (71.76%) 3G
2 62 (47.33%) 4G
3 53 (40.46%) Radio Access Network
4 41 (31.30%) 2G
5 38 (29.01%) GSM
6 35 (26.72%) Wireless
7 34 (25.95%) Broadband
8 33 (25.19%) UMTS
9 32 (24.43%) Internet
10 30 (22.90%) VoLTE
11 26 (19.85%) WiMAX
11 26 (19.85%) RNC
12 15 (11.45%) Firewall
13 12 (9.16%) IPv6
13 12 (9.16%) Network Security
13 12 (9.16%) 3GPP
13 12 (9.16%) Software-Defined Networking
14 11 (8.40%) MPLS
14 11 (8.40%) MGW
14 11 (8.40%) HTTP
General
1 107 (81.68%) Telecoms
2 18 (13.74%) Marketing
3 10 (7.63%) Multimedia
4 5 (3.82%) Mandarin Language
5 3 (2.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (14.50%) Network Manager
2 18 (13.74%) Network Operator
2 18 (13.74%) Wireless Engineer
2 18 (13.74%) RAN Engineer
2 18 (13.74%) Architecture Manager
3 14 (10.69%) Technical Design Authority
4 12 (9.16%) Network Security Architect
4 12 (9.16%) Security Architect
4 12 (9.16%) Network Architect
4 12 (9.16%) Technical Engineer
4 12 (9.16%) Service Manager
4 12 (9.16%) Architect
5 10 (7.63%) Junior
5 10 (7.63%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Databuild Engineer
7 7 (5.34%) Consultant
8 6 (4.58%) 3G Engineer
8 6 (4.58%) Design Engineer
9 5 (3.82%) Senior Design Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.43%) Smartphone
2 19 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.16%) Economics
4 10 (7.63%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.53%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.21%) Linux
2 12 (9.16%) UNIX
3 10 (7.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.72%) Network Architecture
2 24 (18.32%) Service Delivery
3 20 (15.27%) Project Management
4 19 (14.50%) Line Management
5 12 (9.16%) SWOT Analysis
6 10 (7.63%) Capacity Management
7 9 (6.87%) Workflow
8 7 (5.34%) Network Design
9 6 (4.58%) Validation
10 5 (3.82%) Network Management
11 4 (3.05%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.05%) Security Management
11 4 (3.05%) Mobile Commerce
11 4 (3.05%) Information Security
11 4 (3.05%) Ethical Hacking
11 4 (3.05%) Penetration Testing
12 3 (2.29%) Competitor Analysis
12 3 (2.29%) Business Development
12 3 (2.29%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (2.29%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.87%) C
2 4 (3.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (25.95%) Degree
2 16 (12.21%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (7.63%) RHCA
3 10 (7.63%) CCNA
4 6 (4.58%) CCDP
4 6 (4.58%) CISSP
4 6 (4.58%) JNCIE
4 6 (4.58%) CCIE
4 6 (4.58%) CCNP
5 5 (3.82%) HND
6 4 (3.05%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (21.37%) QA
2 12 (9.16%) SLA
3 4 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.05%) NDS
Vendors
1 41 (31.30%) Nokia
2 28 (21.37%) Ericsson
3 26 (19.85%) Nortel
4 12 (9.16%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 10 (7.63%) VMware
5 10 (7.63%) Red Hat
6 8 (6.11%) Huawei
7 5 (3.82%) Juniper
7 5 (3.82%) Cisco
8 4 (3.05%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.76%) Cramer
10 1 (0.76%) Mapinfo