The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 104 116 108
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing LTE 17 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.96% 0.44% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.05% 2.63% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 4
Average salary £24,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
LTE
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
241 266 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 13.59% 16.55% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 205 215 208
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,950 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

LTE
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

LTE Salary Trend in Bristol

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing LTE 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 LTE.

1 26 (83.87%) 4G
2 24 (77.42%) Telecoms
3 18 (58.06%) 2G
3 18 (58.06%) 3G
4 12 (38.71%) UMTS
5 11 (35.48%) GSM
6 10 (32.26%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (16.13%) Service Management
7 5 (16.13%) LAN
7 5 (16.13%) B2B
8 4 (12.90%) GPRS
8 4 (12.90%) 3GPP
8 4 (12.90%) Degree
9 3 (9.68%) PKI
9 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
9 3 (9.68%) SCTP
9 3 (9.68%) IPsec
9 3 (9.68%) Finance
9 3 (9.68%) SMS
9 3 (9.68%) DWDM
9 3 (9.68%) MPLS
9 3 (9.68%) OSPF
9 3 (9.68%) RSVP
9 3 (9.68%) Project Management
9 3 (9.68%) DHCP
9 3 (9.68%) Broadband
10 2 (6.45%) Packet Switching
10 2 (6.45%) UNIX
10 2 (6.45%) Windows
10 2 (6.45%) Solaris

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing LTE 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 LTE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 26 (83.87%) 4G
2 18 (58.06%) 2G
2 18 (58.06%) 3G
3 12 (38.71%) UMTS
4 11 (35.48%) GSM
5 10 (32.26%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (16.13%) LAN
7 4 (12.90%) GPRS
7 4 (12.90%) 3GPP
8 3 (9.68%) SMS
8 3 (9.68%) Broadband
8 3 (9.68%) SCTP
8 3 (9.68%) DWDM
8 3 (9.68%) MPLS
8 3 (9.68%) OSPF
8 3 (9.68%) RSVP
8 3 (9.68%) IPsec
8 3 (9.68%) DHCP
9 2 (6.45%) Packet Switching
9 2 (6.45%) WLAN
General
1 24 (77.42%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Advertising
3 2 (6.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Coordinator
1 11 (35.48%) Project Coordinator
2 5 (16.13%) Project Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Designer
2 5 (16.13%) Senior Designer
3 2 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Programme Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) PKI
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Solaris
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
1 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Service Management
1 5 (16.13%) B2B
2 3 (9.68%) Project Management
2 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.45%) Integration Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
3 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
3 2 (6.45%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (3.23%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.23%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.23%) Test Strategy
4 1 (3.23%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) CCNA
2 2 (6.45%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco
1 2 (6.45%) HP
1 2 (6.45%) VMware
1 2 (6.45%) Opsware