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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 117 128 119
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 17 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.69% 0.47% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.32% 1.55% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 8
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.65% +30.00%
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
733 711 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.63% 30.61% 26.33%
Number of salaries quoted 418 514 386
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 1 October 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 32 (100.00%) GSM
2 21 (65.63%) Marketing
3 19 (59.38%) UNIX
4 18 (56.25%) Service Delivery
5 17 (53.13%) Telecoms
5 17 (53.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 17 (53.13%) TIBCO
5 17 (53.13%) SS7
5 17 (53.13%) NDS
5 17 (53.13%) Product Marketing
5 17 (53.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 16 (50.00%) HNC
6 16 (50.00%) HND
7 15 (46.88%) Change Management
8 13 (40.63%) Wireless
9 11 (34.38%) SMS
10 10 (31.25%) LTE
11 8 (25.00%) Degree
11 8 (25.00%) 3GPP
11 8 (25.00%) WCDMA
11 8 (25.00%) GPRS
12 6 (18.75%) Radio Access Network
13 5 (15.63%) GGSN
13 5 (15.63%) SGSN
13 5 (15.63%) Mandarin Language
14 4 (12.50%) 2G
14 4 (12.50%) 3G
15 3 (9.38%) ISDN
15 3 (9.38%) PSTN
15 3 (9.38%) ATM

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 32 (100.00%) GSM
2 17 (53.13%) SS7
3 13 (40.63%) Wireless
4 11 (34.38%) SMS
5 10 (31.25%) LTE
6 8 (25.00%) 3GPP
6 8 (25.00%) WCDMA
6 8 (25.00%) GPRS
7 6 (18.75%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (15.63%) GGSN
8 5 (15.63%) SGSN
9 4 (12.50%) 2G
9 4 (12.50%) 3G
10 3 (9.38%) ISDN
10 3 (9.38%) PSTN
10 3 (9.38%) ATM
10 3 (9.38%) CDMA
11 2 (6.25%) Megaco
11 2 (6.25%) ISUP
12 1 (3.13%) MGW
General
1 21 (65.63%) Marketing
2 17 (53.13%) Telecoms
3 5 (15.63%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Support Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Core Network Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Network Support
5 1 (3.13%) Telecoms Engineer
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) UNIX
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000
2 2 (6.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Service Delivery
2 17 (53.13%) Product Marketing
3 15 (46.88%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) HNC
1 16 (50.00%) HND
2 8 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 17 (53.13%) NDS
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 17 (53.13%) TIBCO
1 17 (53.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (9.38%) Huawei
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Sybase
4 1 (3.13%) Ericsson
4 1 (3.13%) Nokia
4 1 (3.13%) Nortel