The table below looks at the statistics for MGW skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MGW over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Media Gateway (MGW)
Rank 137 123 133
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Permanent jobs citing MGW 3 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.13% 0.45% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 1.53% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 6
Average salary £43,500 £47,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.44% -1.05%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £47,250 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +2.16%
MGW
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
680 653 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.55% 29.70% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 380 467 578
Average salary £46,500 £47,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.06% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £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

MGW
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

MGW Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

MGW
Salary Trend in Reading

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

MGW Salary Trend in Reading

MGW
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing MGW 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 MGW.

1 21 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 20 (95.24%) UNIX
3 11 (52.38%) 3G
3 11 (52.38%) 4G
4 10 (47.62%) LTE
4 10 (47.62%) Nokia
5 9 (42.86%) 3GPP
5 9 (42.86%) Internet
5 9 (42.86%) Windows
5 9 (42.86%) Sybase
5 9 (42.86%) Broadband
5 9 (42.86%) GPRS
5 9 (42.86%) WCDMA
5 9 (42.86%) GGSN
5 9 (42.86%) SGSN
5 9 (42.86%) Smartphone
5 9 (42.86%) Wireless
5 9 (42.86%) Workflow
5 9 (42.86%) Radio Access Network
6 8 (38.10%) Huawei
6 8 (38.10%) Ericsson
7 7 (33.33%) SS7
7 7 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
7 7 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 4 (19.05%) GSM
9 2 (9.52%) M3UA
9 2 (9.52%) Marketing
9 2 (9.52%) SCTP
9 2 (9.52%) XCAP
9 2 (9.52%) 2G

MGW
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing MGW 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 MGW. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) 3G
1 11 (52.38%) 4G
2 10 (47.62%) LTE
3 9 (42.86%) 3GPP
3 9 (42.86%) Internet
3 9 (42.86%) Broadband
3 9 (42.86%) GPRS
3 9 (42.86%) WCDMA
3 9 (42.86%) GGSN
3 9 (42.86%) SGSN
3 9 (42.86%) Wireless
3 9 (42.86%) Radio Access Network
4 7 (33.33%) SS7
4 7 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
5 4 (19.05%) GSM
6 2 (9.52%) M3UA
6 2 (9.52%) SCTP
6 2 (9.52%) XCAP
6 2 (9.52%) 2G
6 2 (9.52%) ISDN
General
1 21 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Databuild Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.76%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Customer Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) CS Core Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) UNIX
2 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000
3 2 (9.52%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Workflow
2 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Nokia
2 9 (42.86%) Sybase
3 8 (38.10%) Huawei
3 8 (38.10%) Ericsson
4 7 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) Siemens
6 1 (4.76%) Alcatel-Lucent