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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 135 96 118
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +22
Permanent jobs citing LTE 12 40 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.48% 1.64% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.60% 5.48% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 14
Average salary £25,000 £51,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.45% -10.43%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year
-2.91% -2.83%
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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
751 730 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.15% 29.97% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 408 512 628
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

LTE
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

LTE
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 1 April 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 67 (84.81%) Telecoms
2 61 (77.22%) 3G
3 36 (45.57%) 2G
4 33 (41.77%) GSM
5 31 (39.24%) Radio Access Network
6 30 (37.97%) 4G
7 29 (36.71%) Nokia
8 28 (35.44%) UMTS
8 28 (35.44%) Ericsson
8 28 (35.44%) Wireless
8 28 (35.44%) Degree
9 27 (34.18%) Nortel
9 27 (34.18%) WiMAX
9 27 (34.18%) RNC
9 27 (34.18%) QA
10 22 (27.85%) Service Delivery
10 22 (27.85%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (21.52%) Network Architecture
12 16 (20.25%) Broadband
13 15 (18.99%) SLA
13 15 (18.99%) Internet
13 15 (18.99%) Smartphone
14 13 (16.46%) Firewall
15 12 (15.19%) VoLTE
16 11 (13.92%) Project Management
17 9 (11.39%) C
17 9 (11.39%) MPLS
17 9 (11.39%) Marketing
17 9 (11.39%) GGSN
17 9 (11.39%) Line Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 61 (77.22%) 3G
2 36 (45.57%) 2G
3 33 (41.77%) GSM
4 31 (39.24%) Radio Access Network
5 30 (37.97%) 4G
6 28 (35.44%) Wireless
6 28 (35.44%) UMTS
7 27 (34.18%) WiMAX
7 27 (34.18%) RNC
8 16 (20.25%) Broadband
9 15 (18.99%) Internet
10 13 (16.46%) Firewall
11 12 (15.19%) VoLTE
12 9 (11.39%) GGSN
12 9 (11.39%) MPLS
13 5 (6.33%) OSPF
13 5 (6.33%) BGP
13 5 (6.33%) SNMP
13 5 (6.33%) SGSN
13 5 (6.33%) VoIP
General
1 67 (84.81%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.39%) Marketing
3 3 (3.80%) Legal
4 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (24.05%) Wireless Engineer
2 18 (22.78%) RAN Engineer
3 9 (11.39%) Architecture Manager
3 9 (11.39%) Consultant
3 9 (11.39%) Service Manager
3 9 (11.39%) Network Manager
4 8 (10.13%) Technical Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) Technical Design Authority
5 7 (8.86%) Network Operator
6 6 (7.59%) Marketing Consultant
6 6 (7.59%) 3G Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Design Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Senior Design Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Security Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Network Security Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Risk Consultant
8 3 (3.80%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (3.80%) Bid Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.85%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (18.99%) Smartphone
3 4 (5.06%) Economics
4 1 (1.27%) Handset
4 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Linux
2 2 (2.53%) UNIX
3 1 (1.27%) Windows
3 1 (1.27%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) Service Delivery
2 17 (21.52%) Network Architecture
3 11 (13.92%) Project Management
4 9 (11.39%) Line Management
5 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
5 6 (7.59%) Coaching
5 6 (7.59%) Market Research
5 6 (7.59%) Product Marketing
5 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (7.59%) Competitor Analysis
5 6 (7.59%) Business Development
5 6 (7.59%) GAP Analysis
5 6 (7.59%) Validation
6 5 (6.33%) Network Management
7 4 (5.06%) Information Security
7 4 (5.06%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (5.06%) Network Design
7 4 (5.06%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (5.06%) Security Management
7 4 (5.06%) SWOT Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.39%) C
2 4 (5.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (35.44%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.06%) CCDP
3 4 (5.06%) CISSP
3 4 (5.06%) CCIE
3 4 (5.06%) CCNP
3 4 (5.06%) JNCIE
4 2 (2.53%) HND
5 1 (1.27%) HNC
5 1 (1.27%) CCNA
5 1 (1.27%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (34.18%) QA
2 15 (18.99%) SLA
3 4 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) NDS
1 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 29 (36.71%) Nokia
2 28 (35.44%) Ericsson
3 27 (34.18%) Nortel
4 8 (10.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 7 (8.86%) Huawei
6 5 (6.33%) Juniper
6 5 (6.33%) Cisco
7 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.27%) Cramer
9 1 (1.27%) VMware
9 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.27%) Mapinfo
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