The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 352 315 369
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +54
Permanent jobs citing LTE 99 126 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.57% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.00% 2.46% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 28 67 51
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,050 £30,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +7.77%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4939 5119 5201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.75% 23.11% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3777 3991 4313
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LTE
England

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

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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 25 July 2014.

LTE Salary Histogram in the South East

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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 25 July 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 +12 81 £43,500 -13.00% 13
Surrey -29 8 £50,000 -13.04% 6
Buckinghamshire -2 7 £65,000 -
Hampshire +3 5 - - 2
West Sussex - 2 £37,500 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 194 (81.86%) Telecoms
2 111 (46.84%) 3G
3 93 (39.24%) 4G
4 69 (29.11%) UMTS
5 64 (27.00%) GSM
6 61 (25.74%) VoLTE
7 53 (22.36%) Broadband
8 49 (20.68%) Smartphone
9 46 (19.41%) Billing
9 46 (19.41%) Internet
10 45 (18.99%) Linux
11 42 (17.72%) Radio Access Network
12 38 (16.03%) VoIP
13 32 (13.50%) Retail
13 32 (13.50%) QA
14 31 (13.08%) Degree
14 31 (13.08%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 30 (12.66%) Project Management
15 30 (12.66%) Cisco
16 29 (12.24%) 2G
17 28 (11.81%) Software Engineering
18 27 (11.39%) Software Testing
18 27 (11.39%) Network Architecture
18 27 (11.39%) HP Quality Center
18 27 (11.39%) HP
18 27 (11.39%) ISEB
18 27 (11.39%) TestDirector
18 27 (11.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 26 (10.97%) OO
19 26 (10.97%) C++

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 9 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (9.70%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 111 (46.84%) 3G
2 93 (39.24%) 4G
3 69 (29.11%) UMTS
4 64 (27.00%) GSM
5 61 (25.74%) VoLTE
6 53 (22.36%) Broadband
7 46 (19.41%) Internet
8 42 (17.72%) Radio Access Network
9 38 (16.03%) VoIP
10 29 (12.24%) 2G
11 20 (8.44%) 3GPP
12 19 (8.02%) INAP
13 17 (7.17%) RANAP
13 17 (7.17%) RTP
13 17 (7.17%) PBX
13 17 (7.17%) Asterisk PBX
14 16 (6.75%) MGW
14 16 (6.75%) GPRS
15 15 (6.33%) Wireless
16 14 (5.91%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.11%) MySQL
2 4 (1.69%) Big Data
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (11.39%) TestDirector
2 17 (7.17%) Subversion
2 17 (7.17%) GCC
2 17 (7.17%) GDB
2 17 (7.17%) Trac
General
1 194 (81.86%) Telecoms
2 46 (19.41%) Billing
3 32 (13.50%) Retail
4 25 (10.55%) Finance
5 23 (9.70%) Marketing
6 3 (1.27%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.27%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (15.19%) Design Engineer
2 27 (11.39%) Analyst
2 27 (11.39%) Test Analyst
3 26 (10.97%) Senior Design Engineer
4 24 (10.13%) Software Engineer
5 23 (9.70%) Manual Test Analyst
6 21 (8.86%) Network Manager
7 20 (8.44%) Service Manager
7 20 (8.44%) Network Operator
8 14 (5.91%) Architect
8 14 (5.91%) Architecture Manager
9 13 (5.49%) C++ Software Engineer
9 13 (5.49%) Voice Engineer
10 12 (5.06%) Consultant
11 11 (4.64%) Technical Design Authority
11 11 (4.64%) IP Engineer
12 10 (4.22%) Network Engineer
12 10 (4.22%) Performance Manager
12 10 (4.22%) Security Architect
13 9 (3.80%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.17%) STL
1 17 (7.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (0.84%) WPF
2 2 (0.84%) LINQ
2 2 (0.84%) .NET
3 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.42%) WinForms
3 1 (0.42%) jQuery
3 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 49 (20.68%) Smartphone
2 8 (3.38%) Economics
3 6 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.11%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.27%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (0.84%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.84%) GIS
6 2 (0.84%) PKI
7 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.42%) DTV
7 1 (0.42%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.99%) Linux
2 11 (4.64%) UNIX
2 11 (4.64%) Windows
3 10 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (12.66%) Project Management
2 28 (11.81%) Software Engineering
3 27 (11.39%) Software Testing
3 27 (11.39%) Network Architecture
4 26 (10.97%) OO
5 24 (10.13%) Capacity Management
6 19 (8.02%) Service Delivery
7 18 (7.59%) Validation
8 17 (7.17%) OOD
9 13 (5.49%) Service Management
10 12 (5.06%) Network Design
10 12 (5.06%) Network Management
11 9 (3.80%) UML
12 8 (3.38%) SWOT Analysis
13 7 (2.95%) ITIL
13 7 (2.95%) Performance Management
14 6 (2.53%) Logistics
15 5 (2.11%) Risk Management
15 5 (2.11%) Configuration Management
15 5 (2.11%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.97%) C++
2 11 (4.64%) SQL
3 9 (3.80%) Java
4 7 (2.95%) C#
5 6 (2.53%) C
6 5 (2.11%) Python
7 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.42%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (13.08%) Degree
2 27 (11.39%) ISEB
2 27 (11.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (6.33%) HND
4 12 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (5.06%) HNC
4 12 (5.06%) CCNA
5 6 (2.53%) RHCE
6 3 (1.27%) RHCA
7 2 (0.84%) MBA
7 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.84%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.42%) PMP
8 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.42%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.42%) CCIE
8 1 (0.42%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.50%) QA
2 12 (5.06%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (5.06%) NDS
2 3 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (11.39%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.95%) Netcool
2 7 (2.95%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 31 (13.08%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 30 (12.66%) Cisco
3 27 (11.39%) HP
4 19 (8.02%) Nokia
5 12 (5.06%) Juniper
6 11 (4.64%) Huawei
7 10 (4.22%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.95%) Oracle
9 6 (2.53%) Business Objects
9 6 (2.53%) Ericsson
10 4 (1.69%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 3 (1.27%) VMware
12 2 (0.84%) Splunk
12 2 (0.84%) Mapinfo
12 2 (0.84%) Microsoft
13 1 (0.42%) Agilent
13 1 (0.42%) Cramer
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