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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SIGTRAN
Rank 125 148 127
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -21
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 20 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.77% 0.039% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.18% 0.12% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +45.16%
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
919 812 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 35.22% 31.60% 29.78%
Number of salaries quoted 464 550 494
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £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

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 18 December 2014, 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 19 (95.00%) Telecoms
2 15 (75.00%) Wireless
2 15 (75.00%) SS7
2 15 (75.00%) Sybase
2 15 (75.00%) UNIX
2 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) GPRS
2 15 (75.00%) 3GPP
2 15 (75.00%) WCDMA
2 15 (75.00%) Ericsson
2 15 (75.00%) Huawei
2 15 (75.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 10 (50.00%) GGSN
4 8 (40.00%) NGN
5 7 (35.00%) SGSN
5 7 (35.00%) MGW
6 4 (20.00%) LTE
6 4 (20.00%) Linux
6 4 (20.00%) 3G
6 4 (20.00%) 2G
7 3 (15.00%) 2.5G
7 3 (15.00%) Information Security
7 3 (15.00%) Firewall
7 3 (15.00%) Security Management
7 3 (15.00%) Mobile Commerce
7 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.00%) GSM
7 3 (15.00%) LAN
7 3 (15.00%) C
7 3 (15.00%) Java

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) GPRS
1 15 (75.00%) 3GPP
1 15 (75.00%) WCDMA
1 15 (75.00%) SS7
1 15 (75.00%) Wireless
2 10 (50.00%) GGSN
3 8 (40.00%) NGN
4 7 (35.00%) SGSN
4 7 (35.00%) MGW
5 4 (20.00%) LTE
5 4 (20.00%) 2G
5 4 (20.00%) 3G
6 3 (15.00%) 2.5G
6 3 (15.00%) VLAN
6 3 (15.00%) VPN
6 3 (15.00%) DMZ
6 3 (15.00%) GSM
6 3 (15.00%) LAN
6 3 (15.00%) Firewall
7 2 (10.00%) VoIP
General
1 19 (95.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) CS Core Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Director
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) UNIX
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Security Management
1 3 (15.00%) Information Security
1 3 (15.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (15.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C
1 3 (15.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Sybase
1 15 (75.00%) Ericsson
1 15 (75.00%) Huawei
1 15 (75.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft