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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank 442 - 436
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing HSPA 1 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.005% - 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.022% - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £21,500
UK excluding London average salary £140,000 - £37,500
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
4527 4916 5230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.33% 21.40% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3541 3854 4160
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (83.33%) 3G
2 4 (66.67%) DSL
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (50.00%) WiMAX
3 3 (50.00%) Network Planning
3 3 (50.00%) CDMA2000
3 3 (50.00%) GSM
3 3 (50.00%) UMTS
3 3 (50.00%) C
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
4 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) GPRS
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) SDH
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) RNC
4 2 (33.33%) Huawei
4 2 (33.33%) 2G

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) 3G
2 4 (66.67%) DSL
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) WiMAX
3 3 (50.00%) CDMA2000
3 3 (50.00%) UMTS
3 3 (50.00%) GSM
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) SDH
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (33.33%) RNC
4 2 (33.33%) 2G
4 2 (33.33%) GPON
4 2 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (33.33%) GPRS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
1 1 (16.67%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Field Service Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Field Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Radio Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Handset
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Planning
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Iperf
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
1 2 (33.33%) BT
1 2 (33.33%) Huawei