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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Media Gateway (MGW)
Rank 142 137 127
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Permanent jobs citing MGW 3 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.46% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 1.49% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 8
Average salary £43,500 £47,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.44% -1.05%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £54,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +13.68%
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
761 736 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.76% 30.56% 38.64%
Number of salaries quoted 407 488 645
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 27 April 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 11 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (90.91%) UNIX
3 9 (81.82%) GGSN
3 9 (81.82%) SGSN
3 9 (81.82%) Wireless
4 8 (72.73%) Windows
4 8 (72.73%) Sybase
4 8 (72.73%) GPRS
4 8 (72.73%) 3GPP
4 8 (72.73%) WCDMA
5 6 (54.55%) Ericsson
5 6 (54.55%) SS7
5 6 (54.55%) Huawei
6 5 (45.45%) SIGTRAN
6 5 (45.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 5 (45.45%) GSM
7 3 (27.27%) ISDN
7 3 (27.27%) PSTN
7 3 (27.27%) UMTS
7 3 (27.27%) Windows NT
7 3 (27.27%) ATM
7 3 (27.27%) CDMA
7 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000
7 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) ISUP
7 3 (27.27%) Megaco
7 3 (27.27%) Marketing
8 2 (18.18%) 2G
8 2 (18.18%) SCTP

MGW
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 9 (81.82%) Wireless
1 9 (81.82%) GGSN
1 9 (81.82%) SGSN
2 8 (72.73%) GPRS
2 8 (72.73%) 3GPP
2 8 (72.73%) WCDMA
3 6 (54.55%) SS7
4 5 (45.45%) GSM
4 5 (45.45%) SIGTRAN
5 3 (27.27%) ISUP
5 3 (27.27%) ISDN
5 3 (27.27%) PSTN
5 3 (27.27%) UMTS
5 3 (27.27%) ATM
5 3 (27.27%) CDMA
5 3 (27.27%) Megaco
6 2 (18.18%) TCAP
6 2 (18.18%) SMPP
6 2 (18.18%) HTTP
6 2 (18.18%) 3G
General
1 11 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) CS Core Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) UNIX
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000
3 3 (27.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Sybase
2 6 (54.55%) Ericsson
2 6 (54.55%) Huawei
3 5 (45.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Nokia