The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 47 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing 3G 13 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.35% 1.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.29% 3.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
3G
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
140 165 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.27% 32.93% 19.69%
Number of salaries quoted 89 148 100
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

3G
Salary Trend in Slough

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

3G Salary Trend in Slough

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Slough region citing 3G 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 3G.

1 12 (80.00%) 2G
2 10 (66.67%) Ericsson
2 10 (66.67%) LTE
2 10 (66.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 9 (60.00%) 4G
3 9 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
3 9 (60.00%) Amdocs
4 6 (40.00%) GSM
5 5 (33.33%) UMTS
5 5 (33.33%) Cramer
5 5 (33.33%) OpenUP
6 4 (26.67%) Fault Management
6 4 (26.67%) Remedy
7 3 (20.00%) WiMAX
7 3 (20.00%) Network Management
7 3 (20.00%) Nokia
7 3 (20.00%) Wireless
7 3 (20.00%) Line Management
7 3 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (20.00%) RNC
8 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (13.33%) Legal
8 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 2 (13.33%) Network Design
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (13.33%) Handset
8 2 (13.33%) Games
9 1 (6.67%) Project Management

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Slough region citing 3G 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 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) 2G
2 10 (66.67%) LTE
3 9 (60.00%) 4G
3 9 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (40.00%) GSM
5 5 (33.33%) UMTS
6 3 (20.00%) WiMAX
6 3 (20.00%) RNC
6 3 (20.00%) Wireless
7 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (13.33%) Legal
1 2 (13.33%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Operations Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (13.33%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) OpenUP
2 4 (26.67%) Fault Management
3 3 (20.00%) Line Management
3 3 (20.00%) Network Management
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Network Design
5 1 (6.67%) Network Planning
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PMP
1 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) OpenView
1 1 (6.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Ericsson
1 10 (66.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 9 (60.00%) Amdocs
3 5 (33.33%) Cramer
4 4 (26.67%) Remedy
5 3 (20.00%) Nokia