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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 353 315 370
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +55
Permanent jobs citing LTE 82 95 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.48% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 2.28% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 33 52 59
Average salary £50,000 £50,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.47% +12.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £35,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.00%
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
4548 4160 5163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.93% 20.90% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3480 3276 4296
Average salary £42,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +1 59 £50,000 -2.91% 12
Surrey -25 15 £50,000 -4.76% 11
Buckinghamshire +5 5 - -
Hampshire -19 2 £43,500 +81.25% 1
Kent - 1 £85,000 - 1
LTE
England

LTE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 175 (78.83%) Telecoms
2 118 (53.15%) 3G
3 89 (40.09%) 4G
4 78 (35.14%) GSM
5 76 (34.23%) UMTS
6 64 (28.83%) Radio Access Network
7 58 (26.13%) 2G
8 54 (24.32%) Wireless
9 51 (22.97%) Linux
10 50 (22.52%) Nokia
11 45 (20.27%) Broadband
12 44 (19.82%) Degree
13 39 (17.57%) QA
13 39 (17.57%) WiMAX
14 37 (16.67%) Smartphone
14 37 (16.67%) Internet
14 37 (16.67%) VoLTE
15 36 (16.22%) Ericsson
16 35 (15.77%) Network Architecture
17 32 (14.41%) Service Delivery
18 30 (13.51%) Nortel
19 29 (13.06%) RNC
20 28 (12.61%) Cisco
21 27 (12.16%) Project Management
21 27 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
22 26 (11.71%) C++
23 22 (9.91%) Ethernet
23 22 (9.91%) MPLS
24 21 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
24 21 (9.46%) Software Engineering

LTE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (0.90%) TWiki
Applications
1 10 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.15%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) MS Project
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.45%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 118 (53.15%) 3G
2 89 (40.09%) 4G
3 78 (35.14%) GSM
4 76 (34.23%) UMTS
5 64 (28.83%) Radio Access Network
6 58 (26.13%) 2G
7 54 (24.32%) Wireless
8 45 (20.27%) Broadband
9 39 (17.57%) WiMAX
10 37 (16.67%) Internet
10 37 (16.67%) VoLTE
11 29 (13.06%) RNC
12 22 (9.91%) Ethernet
12 22 (9.91%) MPLS
13 17 (7.66%) Firewall
14 15 (6.76%) Asterisk PBX
14 15 (6.76%) RANAP
14 15 (6.76%) PBX
14 15 (6.76%) RTP
15 14 (6.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.25%) MySQL
3 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (7.66%) Subversion
2 16 (7.21%) GCC
3 15 (6.76%) GDB
3 15 (6.76%) Trac
4 3 (1.35%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.90%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 175 (78.83%) Telecoms
2 18 (8.11%) Marketing
3 10 (4.50%) Multimedia
3 10 (4.50%) Finance
4 5 (2.25%) Mandarin Language
4 5 (2.25%) Electronics
5 3 (1.35%) Legal
5 3 (1.35%) Billing
6 2 (0.90%) Retail
6 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (10.36%) Wireless Engineer
2 21 (9.46%) Software Engineer
2 21 (9.46%) Network Manager
3 18 (8.11%) RAN Engineer
4 17 (7.66%) Architecture Manager
4 17 (7.66%) Network Operator
5 16 (7.21%) Technical Engineer
6 15 (6.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 15 (6.76%) Service Manager
7 13 (5.86%) Technical Design Authority
8 12 (5.41%) Consultant
9 11 (4.95%) Security Architect
9 11 (4.95%) Network Architect
9 11 (4.95%) Architect
9 11 (4.95%) Network Security Architect
10 10 (4.50%) Junior
10 10 (4.50%) Design Engineer
10 10 (4.50%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (4.05%) Technical Leader
11 9 (4.05%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.56%) STL
2 15 (6.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (1.80%) HTML
4 2 (0.90%) SOAP
4 2 (0.90%) XML
4 2 (0.90%) jQuery
4 2 (0.90%) D-Bus
5 1 (0.45%) REST
5 1 (0.45%) HTML5
5 1 (0.45%) J2EE
5 1 (0.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.67%) Smartphone
2 27 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.95%) Economics
4 10 (4.50%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.80%) DTV
6 3 (1.35%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (1.35%) VHDL
7 2 (0.90%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.90%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.45%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (22.97%) Linux
2 18 (8.11%) UNIX
3 10 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (2.25%) Android
5 2 (0.90%) Windows
6 1 (0.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (15.77%) Network Architecture
2 32 (14.41%) Service Delivery
3 27 (12.16%) Project Management
4 21 (9.46%) Software Engineering
5 18 (8.11%) Line Management
6 16 (7.21%) OO
7 15 (6.76%) Multithreading
7 15 (6.76%) OOD
8 13 (5.86%) Capacity Management
9 11 (4.95%) SWOT Analysis
10 10 (4.50%) Network Planning
11 9 (4.05%) Workflow
11 9 (4.05%) Network Design
12 8 (3.60%) Business Development
13 7 (3.15%) Software Testing
13 7 (3.15%) OpenUP
14 6 (2.70%) Validation
14 6 (2.70%) Competitor Analysis
14 6 (2.70%) Network Management
14 6 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.71%) C++
2 13 (5.86%) C
3 10 (4.50%) Java
4 6 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.70%) Perl
4 6 (2.70%) C#
5 5 (2.25%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.25%) SQL
5 5 (2.25%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.80%) VBScript
7 3 (1.35%) Python
8 2 (0.90%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (19.82%) Degree
2 21 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (6.76%) CCNA
4 10 (4.50%) HND
4 10 (4.50%) RHCA
5 9 (4.05%) HNC
6 7 (3.15%) CISSP
7 6 (2.70%) ISEB
7 6 (2.70%) CCIE
7 6 (2.70%) CCNP
7 6 (2.70%) CCDP
7 6 (2.70%) JNCIE
8 3 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.90%) PMP
9 2 (0.90%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.90%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.45%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (17.57%) QA
2 17 (7.66%) SLA
3 5 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.05%) NDS
3 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.90%) Netcool
3 1 (0.45%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.45%) OpenView
Vendors
1 50 (22.52%) Nokia
2 36 (16.22%) Ericsson
3 30 (13.51%) Nortel
4 28 (12.61%) Cisco
5 20 (9.01%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 18 (8.11%) Microsoft
6 18 (8.11%) Huawei
7 11 (4.95%) VMware
8 10 (4.50%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.70%) HP
10 5 (2.25%) BT
10 5 (2.25%) Juniper
11 3 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.90%) Progress
12 2 (0.90%) Oracle
12 2 (0.90%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.90%) Cramer
13 1 (0.45%) Talend
13 1 (0.45%) ComArch
13 1 (0.45%) Greenplum
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