The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 66 72 70
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing LTE 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.51% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% 0.70% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year
-2.91% -2.83%
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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
126 142 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 21.32% 23.67% 24.22%
Number of salaries quoted 109 122 150
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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Salary Trend in Slough

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

LTE Salary Trend in Slough

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Wireshark
3 6 (50.00%) Wireless
3 6 (50.00%) WiMAX
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
4 5 (41.67%) OpenUP
4 5 (41.67%) Iperf
5 4 (33.33%) 802.11
6 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) ATM
6 3 (25.00%) Broadband
6 3 (25.00%) GPRS
6 3 (25.00%) GSM
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) SDH
6 3 (25.00%) UMTS
6 3 (25.00%) VoIP
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (25.00%) VPN
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco
6 3 (25.00%) CCNA
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (25.00%) SAN
6 3 (25.00%) Ericsson
6 3 (25.00%) Nokia
6 3 (25.00%) 3G
6 3 (25.00%) MPLS

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 8 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 6 (50.00%) Wireless
2 6 (50.00%) WiMAX
3 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (33.33%) 802.11
5 3 (25.00%) MPLS
5 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (25.00%) 3G
5 3 (25.00%) Frame Relay
5 3 (25.00%) 2G
5 3 (25.00%) ATM
5 3 (25.00%) Broadband
5 3 (25.00%) GPRS
5 3 (25.00%) GSM
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) SDH
5 3 (25.00%) UMTS
5 3 (25.00%) VoIP
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Test Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Network Support
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) IP Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) OpenUP
2 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (25.00%) System Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNA
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Iperf
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Ericsson
2 3 (25.00%) Nokia
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Huawei
4 1 (8.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (8.33%) Cramer
4 1 (8.33%) Amdocs