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

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 72 110 125
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +15
Permanent jobs citing LTE 85 44 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.24% 1.71% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.23% 5.43% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 5
Average salary £57,500 £47,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.34% -21.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,000 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
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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
921 811 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 35.09% 31.59% 29.74%
Number of salaries quoted 466 550 491
Average salary £43,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.47% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,850 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £71,000
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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Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LTE across the Reading region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

LTE Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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.

1 120 (80.54%) Telecoms
2 108 (72.48%) 3G
3 74 (49.66%) 4G
4 55 (36.91%) Radio Access Network
5 43 (28.86%) Network Architecture
6 42 (28.19%) Broadband
6 42 (28.19%) 2G
7 40 (26.85%) Internet
7 40 (26.85%) Smartphone
8 38 (25.50%) Nokia
8 38 (25.50%) VoLTE
9 37 (24.83%) Wireless
10 34 (22.82%) GSM
11 31 (20.81%) Degree
12 30 (20.13%) UMTS
12 30 (20.13%) QA
13 27 (18.12%) Marketing
14 25 (16.78%) Ericsson
14 25 (16.78%) Project Management
15 24 (16.11%) Line Management
16 23 (15.44%) Nortel
16 23 (15.44%) WiMAX
16 23 (15.44%) RNC
17 22 (14.77%) Service Delivery
18 19 (12.75%) HTTP
18 19 (12.75%) Cisco Certification
19 18 (12.08%) Linux
19 18 (12.08%) Capacity Management
20 17 (11.41%) MVNO
20 17 (11.41%) Analytical Skills

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 3 (2.01%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 108 (72.48%) 3G
2 74 (49.66%) 4G
3 55 (36.91%) Radio Access Network
4 42 (28.19%) 2G
4 42 (28.19%) Broadband
5 40 (26.85%) Internet
6 38 (25.50%) VoLTE
7 37 (24.83%) Wireless
8 34 (22.82%) GSM
9 30 (20.13%) UMTS
10 23 (15.44%) WiMAX
10 23 (15.44%) RNC
11 19 (12.75%) HTTP
12 17 (11.41%) MVNO
13 16 (10.74%) Software-Defined Networking
13 16 (10.74%) IPv6
13 16 (10.74%) 3GPP
13 16 (10.74%) Network Security
14 14 (9.40%) Firewall
15 11 (7.38%) MPLS
General
1 120 (80.54%) Telecoms
2 27 (18.12%) Marketing
3 13 (8.72%) Multimedia
4 5 (3.36%) Mandarin Language
5 3 (2.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (16.78%) Network Operator
2 24 (16.11%) Network Manager
3 23 (15.44%) Architecture Manager
4 22 (14.77%) Technical Design Authority
5 16 (10.74%) Architect
5 16 (10.74%) Network Security Architect
5 16 (10.74%) Wireless Engineer
5 16 (10.74%) Security Architect
5 16 (10.74%) Network Architect
6 15 (10.07%) Service Manager
6 15 (10.07%) RAN Engineer
7 13 (8.72%) Linux Engineer
8 12 (8.05%) Technical Engineer
8 12 (8.05%) Junior
9 9 (6.04%) Databuild Engineer
10 7 (4.70%) Resourcer
11 6 (4.03%) Design Engineer
12 5 (3.36%) 3G Engineer
12 5 (3.36%) Senior Design Engineer
13 4 (2.68%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (26.85%) Smartphone
2 17 (11.41%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (10.74%) Economics
4 13 (8.72%) Visualisation
5 7 (4.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.08%) Linux
2 13 (8.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (8.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (28.86%) Network Architecture
2 25 (16.78%) Project Management
3 24 (16.11%) Line Management
4 22 (14.77%) Service Delivery
5 18 (12.08%) Capacity Management
6 16 (10.74%) SWOT Analysis
7 9 (6.04%) Workflow
8 7 (4.70%) Logistics
8 7 (4.70%) Network Design
9 6 (4.03%) Validation
10 5 (3.36%) Network Management
11 3 (2.01%) Mobile Commerce
11 3 (2.01%) Security Management
11 3 (2.01%) Information Security
11 3 (2.01%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (2.01%) Ethical Hacking
12 2 (1.34%) Product Management
13 1 (0.67%) Migration
13 1 (0.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 1 (0.67%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.37%) C
2 3 (2.01%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (20.81%) Degree
2 19 (12.75%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (8.72%) CCNA
3 13 (8.72%) RHCA
4 6 (4.03%) JNCIE
4 6 (4.03%) CCDP
4 6 (4.03%) CCIE
4 6 (4.03%) CCNP
4 6 (4.03%) CISSP
5 5 (3.36%) HND
6 4 (2.68%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (20.13%) QA
2 11 (7.38%) SLA
3 3 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.68%) NDS
Vendors
1 38 (25.50%) Nokia
2 25 (16.78%) Ericsson
3 23 (15.44%) Nortel
4 13 (8.72%) VMware
4 13 (8.72%) Red Hat
5 11 (7.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 8 (5.37%) Huawei
7 5 (3.36%) Juniper
7 5 (3.36%) Cisco
8 3 (2.01%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.67%) Cramer
9 1 (0.67%) Mapinfo