The table below looks at the statistics for HSPA skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HSPA over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank 853 816 843
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +27
Permanent jobs citing HSPA 23 42 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.041% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.24% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 3 42 14
Average salary £28,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.05% -13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-44.00% -9.09%
HSPA
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19112 17698 20898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.92% 17.37% 19.72%
Number of salaries quoted 15260 14375 17180
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

HSPA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

HSPA Jobs Demand Trend in England

HSPA
Salary Trend in England

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

HSPA Salary Trend in England

HSPA
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HSPA across the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

HSPA Salary Histogram in England

HSPA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HSPA within the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +7 18 £28,000 +16.66%
South West - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
London -15 1 £40,000 -5.88%
HSPA
UK

HSPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing HSPA 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 HSPA.

1 26 (76.47%) Telecoms
2 24 (70.59%) Wireless
2 24 (70.59%) Degree
3 21 (61.76%) GSM
4 18 (52.94%) 3G
5 17 (50.00%) LTE
6 16 (47.06%) Computer Science
6 16 (47.06%) WiMAX
6 16 (47.06%) UMTS
7 15 (44.12%) CDMA2000
7 15 (44.12%) Project Management
8 14 (41.18%) Network Planning
9 12 (35.29%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (26.47%) Windows
11 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
11 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
12 7 (20.59%) WCDMA
12 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
12 7 (20.59%) MS Office
12 7 (20.59%) GPRS
12 7 (20.59%) 3GPP
13 6 (17.65%) Broadband
13 6 (17.65%) Smartphone
14 5 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (14.71%) DNS
15 4 (11.76%) SLA
15 4 (11.76%) VPN
15 4 (11.76%) VoIP
15 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
15 4 (11.76%) HP

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing HSPA 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 HSPA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 7 (20.59%) MS Office
3 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 24 (70.59%) Wireless
2 21 (61.76%) GSM
3 18 (52.94%) 3G
4 17 (50.00%) LTE
5 16 (47.06%) WiMAX
5 16 (47.06%) UMTS
6 15 (44.12%) CDMA2000
7 7 (20.59%) GPRS
7 7 (20.59%) 3GPP
7 7 (20.59%) WCDMA
7 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
8 6 (17.65%) Broadband
9 5 (14.71%) DNS
9 5 (14.71%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (11.76%) DSL
10 4 (11.76%) Firewall
10 4 (11.76%) VPN
10 4 (11.76%) VoIP
11 3 (8.82%) LAN
11 3 (8.82%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
General
1 26 (76.47%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Network Engineer
1 12 (35.29%) Radio Engineer
1 12 (35.29%) Radio Network Engineer
1 12 (35.29%) Network Optimisation Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Field Support Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Field Service Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Field Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Project Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Tester
6 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.65%) Smartphone
3 4 (11.76%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (11.76%) User Experience
3 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.94%) VHDL
4 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Project Management
2 14 (41.18%) Network Planning
3 12 (35.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 4 (11.76%) ITSM
4 4 (11.76%) Market Research
5 3 (8.82%) Product Management
5 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.82%) Signal Processing
6 2 (5.88%) Benchmarking
6 2 (5.88%) Time Management
6 2 (5.88%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.88%) Competitor Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.94%) OO
7 1 (2.94%) V-Model
7 1 (2.94%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) C
1 2 (5.88%) C++
1 2 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (70.59%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.76%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) HP
2 4 (11.76%) Citrix
2 4 (11.76%) BT
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) Perforce