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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 58 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs citing LTE 5 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.00% 0.32% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.79% 1.43% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £36,250 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.95% +43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
LTE
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
132 140 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 26.35% 22.40% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 118 107 137
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

LTE
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

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) 3G
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) GGSN
3 2 (33.33%) SGSN
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 2 (33.33%) 4G
4 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Handset
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) CCIP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) GSM
4 1 (16.67%) UMTS
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) 3G
2 2 (33.33%) GGSN
2 2 (33.33%) SGSN
2 2 (33.33%) 4G
3 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) GSM
3 1 (16.67%) UMTS
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) SCTP
3 1 (16.67%) SIGTRAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Handset
1 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCIP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks