The table below looks at the statistics for SIGTRAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SIGTRAN 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
SIGTRAN
Rank 135 127 130
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 5 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 0.27% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 0.92% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 5
Average salary - £51,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.16%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +15.94%
SIGTRAN
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

SIGTRAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SIGTRAN Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SIGTRAN
Salary Trend in Reading

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

SIGTRAN Salary Trend in Reading

SIGTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

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

1 21 (95.45%) Telecoms
2 16 (72.73%) Wireless
2 16 (72.73%) SS7
2 16 (72.73%) Sybase
2 16 (72.73%) UNIX
2 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) GPRS
2 16 (72.73%) 3GPP
2 16 (72.73%) WCDMA
2 16 (72.73%) Ericsson
2 16 (72.73%) Huawei
2 16 (72.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 11 (50.00%) GGSN
4 9 (40.91%) NGN
5 7 (31.82%) SGSN
5 7 (31.82%) MGW
6 5 (22.73%) LTE
6 5 (22.73%) Linux
6 5 (22.73%) 3G
6 5 (22.73%) 2G
7 4 (18.18%) 2.5G
7 4 (18.18%) Information Security
7 4 (18.18%) Firewall
7 4 (18.18%) Security Management
7 4 (18.18%) Mobile Commerce
7 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 4 (18.18%) GSM
7 4 (18.18%) LAN
7 4 (18.18%) C
7 4 (18.18%) Java

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

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

Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) Wireless
1 16 (72.73%) SS7
1 16 (72.73%) GPRS
1 16 (72.73%) 3GPP
1 16 (72.73%) WCDMA
2 11 (50.00%) GGSN
3 9 (40.91%) NGN
4 7 (31.82%) SGSN
4 7 (31.82%) MGW
5 5 (22.73%) LTE
5 5 (22.73%) 3G
5 5 (22.73%) 2G
6 4 (18.18%) 2.5G
6 4 (18.18%) Firewall
6 4 (18.18%) GSM
6 4 (18.18%) LAN
6 4 (18.18%) DMZ
6 4 (18.18%) VPN
6 4 (18.18%) VLAN
7 2 (9.09%) VoIP
General
1 21 (95.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) CS Core Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Risk Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Director
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) UNIX
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Information Security
1 4 (18.18%) Security Management
1 4 (18.18%) Mobile Commerce
1 4 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
1 4 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (18.18%) Network Architecture
2 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C
1 4 (18.18%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Sybase
1 16 (72.73%) Ericsson
1 16 (72.73%) Huawei
1 16 (72.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft