The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Smart Meter 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
Smart Metering
Rank 401 393 433
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +40
Permanent jobs citing Smart Meter 34 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.085% 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.23% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 8
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £43,800 £34,450
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £49,350 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+21.58% -1.30%
Smart Meter
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7354 7387 8034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.46% 37.11% 36.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5860 5769 6843
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Smart Meter
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Smart Meter Salary Trend in the South East

Smart Meter
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Smart Meter Salary Histogram in the South East

Smart Meter
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 Smart Meter 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
(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
Surrey +7 16 £60,000 -14.28%
Hampshire -10 16 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Berkshire -5 13 £65,000 +31.71% 1
Thames Valley - 1 £29,500 -
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
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 Smart Meter 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 Smart Meter.

1 19 (32.76%) Telecoms
1 19 (32.76%) Degree
2 15 (25.86%) Project Management
3 13 (22.41%) Finance
4 11 (18.97%) Wireless
5 10 (17.24%) ITIL
6 9 (15.52%) Oracle
6 9 (15.52%) SQL
6 9 (15.52%) UNIX
6 9 (15.52%) Linux
6 9 (15.52%) Retail
7 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (13.79%) Risk Management
7 8 (13.79%) Information Security
7 8 (13.79%) DTV
7 8 (13.79%) Relational Database
8 7 (12.07%) Cyber Security
8 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (12.07%) RDBMS
8 7 (12.07%) Firmware
8 7 (12.07%) Java
8 7 (12.07%) Replication
8 7 (12.07%) Firewall
8 7 (12.07%) Asset Management
9 6 (10.34%) Programme Management
9 6 (10.34%) Knowledge Management
9 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
9 6 (10.34%) VMware
9 6 (10.34%) Automotive
9 6 (10.34%) MBA

Smart Meter
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 Smart Meter 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 Smart Meter. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
1 5 (8.62%) MS Office
2 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.45%) MS Project
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) Wireless
2 7 (12.07%) Firewall
3 5 (8.62%) MPLS
4 3 (5.17%) LTE
4 3 (5.17%) Network Security
4 3 (5.17%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (5.17%) RTP
4 3 (5.17%) Ethernet
4 3 (5.17%) SDH
4 3 (5.17%) TETRA
5 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.45%) ZigBee
6 1 (1.72%) HSPA
6 1 (1.72%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.72%) DNS
6 1 (1.72%) IPv6
6 1 (1.72%) SAN
6 1 (1.72%) Intranet
6 1 (1.72%) 802.15
6 1 (1.72%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.07%) RDBMS
3 6 (10.34%) MySQL
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.72%) DTS
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 19 (32.76%) Telecoms
2 13 (22.41%) Finance
3 9 (15.52%) Retail
4 6 (10.34%) Automotive
4 6 (10.34%) Czech Language
4 6 (10.34%) German Language
5 3 (5.17%) Electronics
5 3 (5.17%) Legal
5 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.72%) Marketing
6 1 (1.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) Consultant
2 7 (12.07%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.34%) Principal Consultant
3 6 (10.34%) Architect
4 5 (8.62%) Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) DBA
4 5 (8.62%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Java Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Security Architect
4 5 (8.62%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Governance Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Compliance Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Programme Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (1.72%) ODBC
3 1 (1.72%) Web Services
3 1 (1.72%) .NET
3 1 (1.72%) EDI
3 1 (1.72%) BAPI
3 1 (1.72%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) DTV
2 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.07%) Replication
3 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.62%) PKI
5 4 (6.90%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.45%) SCADA
6 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) UNIX
1 9 (15.52%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) Project Management
2 10 (17.24%) ITIL
3 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.79%) Risk Management
3 8 (13.79%) Information Security
4 7 (12.07%) Cyber Security
4 7 (12.07%) Asset Management
5 6 (10.34%) Programme Management
5 6 (10.34%) Knowledge Management
5 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (10.34%) Business Transformation
5 6 (10.34%) Revenue Management
6 5 (8.62%) Security Architecture
6 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.62%) Change Management
6 5 (8.62%) Identity Management
6 5 (8.62%) Information Management
6 5 (8.62%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (8.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) SQL
2 7 (12.07%) Java
3 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.17%) Perl
4 2 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (1.72%) C
5 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.72%) VB
5 1 (1.72%) ABAP
5 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (32.76%) Degree
2 6 (10.34%) MBA
3 4 (6.90%) CISSP
3 4 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) HND
5 2 (3.45%) GIAC
5 2 (3.45%) CISA
5 2 (3.45%) CISM
5 2 (3.45%) CRISC
6 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.72%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
2 4 (6.90%) ISO 14001
2 4 (6.90%) ISO 9001
3 3 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Firmware
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Oracle
2 6 (10.34%) VMware
3 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.17%) Primavera
5 2 (3.45%) SAP
6 1 (1.72%) HP