The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 66 130 127
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -3
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 89 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.51% 0.68% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.09% 2.17% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 6
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -2.56%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UMTS
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
882 783 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.82% 31.46% 30.38%
Number of salaries quoted 448 536 506
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

UMTS
Salary Trend in Reading

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

UMTS Salary Trend in Reading

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing UMTS 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 UMTS.

1 90 (84.11%) GSM
2 70 (65.42%) Wireless
3 67 (62.62%) Telecoms
4 59 (55.14%) Marketing
5 51 (47.66%) Service Delivery
6 50 (46.73%) Degree
7 39 (36.45%) UNIX
8 38 (35.51%) 3G
8 38 (35.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 37 (34.58%) WiMAX
10 32 (29.91%) Change Management
10 32 (29.91%) Product Marketing
10 32 (29.91%) TIBCO
10 32 (29.91%) SS7
10 32 (29.91%) NDS
11 31 (28.97%) LTE
12 26 (24.30%) HNC
12 26 (24.30%) HND
13 25 (23.36%) Ericsson
13 25 (23.36%) 2G
14 24 (22.43%) QA
14 24 (22.43%) RNC
14 24 (22.43%) Nokia
14 24 (22.43%) Nortel
15 22 (20.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 22 (20.56%) CDMA
15 22 (20.56%) ATM
15 22 (20.56%) Radio Access Network
16 18 (16.82%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (14.02%) SMS

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing UMTS 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 UMTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (84.11%) GSM
2 70 (65.42%) Wireless
3 38 (35.51%) 3G
4 37 (34.58%) WiMAX
5 32 (29.91%) SS7
6 31 (28.97%) LTE
7 25 (23.36%) 2G
8 24 (22.43%) RNC
9 22 (20.56%) Radio Access Network
9 22 (20.56%) ATM
9 22 (20.56%) CDMA
10 15 (14.02%) SMS
11 14 (13.08%) 3GPP
11 14 (13.08%) WCDMA
11 14 (13.08%) GPRS
11 14 (13.08%) Broadband
11 14 (13.08%) DSLAM
11 14 (13.08%) NGN
12 13 (12.15%) HSPA
12 13 (12.15%) CDMA2000
General
1 67 (62.62%) Telecoms
2 59 (55.14%) Marketing
3 5 (4.67%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 22 (20.56%) Support Engineer
2 20 (18.69%) Network Engineer
3 17 (15.89%) Wireless Engineer
4 16 (14.95%) RAN Engineer
5 15 (14.02%) Technical Engineer
6 14 (13.08%) Account Manager
7 13 (12.15%) Radio Network Engineer
7 13 (12.15%) Radio Engineer
7 13 (12.15%) Network Optimisation Engineer
8 7 (6.54%) Core Network Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) 3G Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Junior Account Manager
10 4 (3.74%) Junior
10 4 (3.74%) Enterprise Account Manager
11 3 (2.80%) CS Core Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Trainer
11 3 (2.80%) Technical Support
11 3 (2.80%) Technical Trainer
11 3 (2.80%) Technical Support Engineer
12 1 (0.93%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.82%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.15%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (36.45%) UNIX
2 7 (6.54%) Windows
2 7 (6.54%) Windows 2000
2 7 (6.54%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (47.66%) Service Delivery
2 32 (29.91%) Change Management
2 32 (29.91%) Product Marketing
3 14 (13.08%) Product Management
3 14 (13.08%) Service Management
4 13 (12.15%) Project Management
4 13 (12.15%) Performance Monitoring
4 13 (12.15%) Network Planning
5 5 (4.67%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.67%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (46.73%) Degree
2 26 (24.30%) HNC
2 26 (24.30%) HND
3 1 (0.93%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (22.43%) QA
2 11 (10.28%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (29.91%) NDS
Vendors
1 38 (35.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 32 (29.91%) TIBCO
3 25 (23.36%) Ericsson
4 24 (22.43%) Nokia
4 24 (22.43%) Nortel
5 22 (20.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 10 (9.35%) Huawei
7 7 (6.54%) Sybase
7 7 (6.54%) Microsoft
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