The table below looks at the statistics for HSPA skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HSPA over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank 436 441 436
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing HSPA 2 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.004% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.045% 0.021% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £30,500 - £21,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £27,650 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.30% -26.26%
HSPA
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4463 4831 5271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.66% 21.17% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3392 3805 4243
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HSPA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

HSPA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

HSPA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

HSPA Salary Trend in the South East

HSPA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HSPA within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Surrey - 1 £30,500 -
HSPA
England

HSPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 8 (88.89%) 3G
2 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 7 (77.78%) Wireless
3 6 (66.67%) WiMAX
3 6 (66.67%) Network Planning
3 6 (66.67%) GSM
3 6 (66.67%) UMTS
3 6 (66.67%) CDMA2000
4 4 (44.44%) DSL
4 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
4 4 (44.44%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (33.33%) C
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) SLA
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) Ericsson
6 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 2 (22.22%) GPRS
6 2 (22.22%) MPLS
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) 3G
2 7 (77.78%) Wireless
3 6 (66.67%) WiMAX
3 6 (66.67%) GSM
3 6 (66.67%) UMTS
3 6 (66.67%) CDMA2000
4 4 (44.44%) DSL
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) GPRS
6 2 (22.22%) MPLS
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (22.22%) VoIP
6 2 (22.22%) SDH
6 2 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (22.22%) GPON
6 2 (22.22%) RNC
6 2 (22.22%) 2G
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ClearQuest
1 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Radio Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Radio Network Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Network Optimisation Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Field Service Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Field Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Network Planning
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Iperf
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix
1 2 (22.22%) Ericsson
1 2 (22.22%) BT
1 2 (22.22%) Huawei