The table below looks at the statistics for LTE 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 LTE over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 391 315 362
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +47
Permanent jobs citing LTE 47 103 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.50% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 2.44% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 19 62 49
Average salary £46,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £62,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.40% +12.77%
LTE
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
4418 4222 4887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.81% 20.32% 23.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3405 3287 3916
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LTE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

LTE
Salary Trend in the South East

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

LTE Salary Trend in the South East

LTE
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LTE across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

LTE Salary Histogram in the South East

LTE
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 LTE within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
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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 -41 27 £40,000 -14.89% 19
Surrey -26 12 £50,000 -4.76% 14
Buckinghamshire - 5 - -
Hampshire -19 2 £45,000 +87.50% 3
Kent - 1 £85,000 - 1
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England

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 151 (77.04%) Telecoms
2 111 (56.63%) 3G
3 75 (38.27%) 4G
4 67 (34.18%) GSM
5 64 (32.65%) UMTS
6 58 (29.59%) Radio Access Network
7 53 (27.04%) Wireless
7 53 (27.04%) 2G
8 51 (26.02%) Nokia
9 41 (20.92%) QA
10 40 (20.41%) WiMAX
10 40 (20.41%) Broadband
11 39 (19.90%) Linux
11 39 (19.90%) Degree
12 38 (19.39%) Internet
13 37 (18.88%) VoLTE
14 36 (18.37%) Smartphone
15 34 (17.35%) Ericsson
16 33 (16.84%) Service Delivery
17 31 (15.82%) Nortel
17 31 (15.82%) RNC
17 31 (15.82%) Analytical Skills
18 25 (12.76%) Network Architecture
19 24 (12.24%) MPLS
20 22 (11.22%) Project Management
20 22 (11.22%) Cisco
20 22 (11.22%) C++
21 20 (10.20%) Software Engineering
22 19 (9.69%) SLA
22 19 (9.69%) Ethernet

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.02%) TWiki
Applications
1 12 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.53%) MS Office
3 2 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) MS Project
4 1 (0.51%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 111 (56.63%) 3G
2 75 (38.27%) 4G
3 67 (34.18%) GSM
4 64 (32.65%) UMTS
5 58 (29.59%) Radio Access Network
6 53 (27.04%) Wireless
6 53 (27.04%) 2G
7 40 (20.41%) WiMAX
7 40 (20.41%) Broadband
8 38 (19.39%) Internet
9 37 (18.88%) VoLTE
10 31 (15.82%) RNC
11 24 (12.24%) MPLS
12 19 (9.69%) Ethernet
13 16 (8.16%) Firewall
14 13 (6.63%) GPRS
14 13 (6.63%) RANAP
15 12 (6.12%) MVNO
15 12 (6.12%) Asterisk PBX
15 12 (6.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (7.14%) Subversion
2 12 (6.12%) Trac
2 12 (6.12%) GCC
3 11 (5.61%) GDB
4 3 (1.53%) TestDirector
5 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
General
1 151 (77.04%) Telecoms
2 16 (8.16%) Marketing
3 6 (3.06%) Finance
4 5 (2.55%) Electronics
4 5 (2.55%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.53%) Legal
5 3 (1.53%) Billing
6 2 (1.02%) Retail
6 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Advertising
7 1 (0.51%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 25 (12.76%) Wireless Engineer
2 19 (9.69%) Software Engineer
3 18 (9.18%) RAN Engineer
4 14 (7.14%) Network Manager
5 13 (6.63%) Architecture Manager
5 13 (6.63%) Technical Design Authority
6 12 (6.12%) Service Manager
6 12 (6.12%) Senior Software Engineer
7 11 (5.61%) Technical Engineer
7 11 (5.61%) Network Operator
8 10 (5.10%) Design Engineer
9 9 (4.59%) Consultant
9 9 (4.59%) Test Engineer
9 9 (4.59%) Technical Leader
9 9 (4.59%) Databuild Engineer
9 9 (4.59%) Senior Design Engineer
10 8 (4.08%) Network Security Architect
10 8 (4.08%) Security Architect
10 8 (4.08%) Network Architect
10 8 (4.08%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.18%) STL
2 12 (6.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (3.06%) HTML
4 3 (1.53%) XML
5 2 (1.02%) D-Bus
5 2 (1.02%) jQuery
5 2 (1.02%) SOAP
6 1 (0.51%) CSS
6 1 (0.51%) J2EE
6 1 (0.51%) HTML5
6 1 (0.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.37%) Smartphone
2 31 (15.82%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.08%) Economics
4 5 (2.55%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (1.53%) VHDL
6 2 (1.02%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.02%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.51%) Handset
7 1 (0.51%) DTV
7 1 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 39 (19.90%) Linux
2 17 (8.67%) UNIX
3 8 (4.08%) Android
4 5 (2.55%) Windows
4 5 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.51%) Debian
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (16.84%) Service Delivery
2 25 (12.76%) Network Architecture
3 22 (11.22%) Project Management
4 20 (10.20%) Software Engineering
5 13 (6.63%) OO
5 13 (6.63%) Capacity Management
5 13 (6.63%) Line Management
6 11 (5.61%) OOD
6 11 (5.61%) Multithreading
7 9 (4.59%) Workflow
8 8 (4.08%) SWOT Analysis
8 8 (4.08%) Business Development
8 8 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (3.57%) Validation
9 7 (3.57%) Scrum
9 7 (3.57%) Network Design
9 7 (3.57%) OpenUP
10 6 (3.06%) Software Testing
10 6 (3.06%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (3.06%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.22%) C++
2 13 (6.63%) C
3 12 (6.12%) Java
4 9 (4.59%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.08%) C#
6 7 (3.57%) VBScript
7 6 (3.06%) SQL
8 4 (2.04%) Perl
9 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.02%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.02%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.02%) Python
10 1 (0.51%) VB
10 1 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (19.90%) Degree
2 16 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (5.10%) CCNA
3 10 (5.10%) HND
4 9 (4.59%) HNC
5 7 (3.57%) CISSP
6 6 (3.06%) JNCIE
6 6 (3.06%) CCDP
6 6 (3.06%) CCIE
6 6 (3.06%) CCNP
7 5 (2.55%) ISEB
7 5 (2.55%) RHCA
8 3 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.02%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.51%) CCA
10 1 (0.51%) CISM
10 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.51%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (20.92%) QA
2 19 (9.69%) SLA
3 5 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (4.59%) NDS
2 5 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.02%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.02%) Netcool
3 1 (0.51%) OpenView
3 1 (0.51%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 51 (26.02%) Nokia
2 34 (17.35%) Ericsson
3 31 (15.82%) Nortel
4 22 (11.22%) Cisco
5 16 (8.16%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 14 (7.14%) Huawei
6 14 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 6 (3.06%) VMware
7 6 (3.06%) HP
8 5 (2.55%) BT
8 5 (2.55%) Juniper
8 5 (2.55%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.02%) NetHawk
10 2 (1.02%) Cramer
10 2 (1.02%) Progress
11 1 (0.51%) EMC
11 1 (0.51%) SAP
11 1 (0.51%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle
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