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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank 429 429 437
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing HSPA 19 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.087% 0.023% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Average salary £28,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-44.00% -9.09%
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
4935 4571 5261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.52% 21.48% 23.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3662 3549 4254
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,678
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +4.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 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
Berkshire +26 17 - -
Surrey -16 2 £28,000 -24.32%
HSPA
England

HSPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 19 (82.61%) Telecoms
2 16 (69.57%) WiMAX
2 16 (69.57%) 3G
3 15 (65.22%) Degree
4 14 (60.87%) Network Planning
5 13 (56.52%) Wireless
5 13 (56.52%) UMTS
6 12 (52.17%) GSM
6 12 (52.17%) CDMA2000
6 12 (52.17%) Project Management
6 12 (52.17%) Computer Science
6 12 (52.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (26.09%) LTE
7 6 (26.09%) Broadband
8 5 (21.74%) DNS
9 4 (17.39%) SLA
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 4 (17.39%) VoIP
9 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
9 4 (17.39%) VPN
9 4 (17.39%) MS Office
9 4 (17.39%) Windows
9 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
9 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
9 4 (17.39%) Firewall
9 4 (17.39%) ITSM
9 4 (17.39%) Terminal Services
9 4 (17.39%) DSL
9 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
9 4 (17.39%) Citrix

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
1 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) WiMAX
1 16 (69.57%) 3G
2 13 (56.52%) Wireless
2 13 (56.52%) UMTS
3 12 (52.17%) GSM
3 12 (52.17%) CDMA2000
4 6 (26.09%) LTE
4 6 (26.09%) Broadband
5 5 (21.74%) DNS
6 4 (17.39%) VoIP
6 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
6 4 (17.39%) VPN
6 4 (17.39%) Firewall
6 4 (17.39%) DSL
7 1 (4.35%) 802.15
7 1 (4.35%) GPRS
7 1 (4.35%) 3GPP
7 1 (4.35%) IPv6
7 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
7 1 (4.35%) ZigBee
General
1 19 (82.61%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Network Engineer
1 12 (52.17%) Radio Engineer
1 12 (52.17%) Radio Network Engineer
1 12 (52.17%) Network Optimisation Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Field Service Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Field Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Field Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) Smartphone
2 4 (17.39%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (17.39%) User Experience
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
1 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Network Planning
2 12 (52.17%) Project Management
2 12 (52.17%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (17.39%) ITSM
3 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) Market Research
4 2 (8.70%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (8.70%) Product Management
4 2 (8.70%) Competitor Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Benchmarking
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.35%) V-Model
5 1 (4.35%) Security Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Terminal Services
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
1 4 (17.39%) Citrix
1 4 (17.39%) BT
2 1 (4.35%) HP