The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS 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 UMTS over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 395 369 355
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -14
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 44 55 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 1.32% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 43 64
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
UMTS
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
4324 4176 4990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.66% 20.28% 23.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3328 3255 3995
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

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

UMTS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

UMTS Salary Trend in the South East

UMTS
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UMTS across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

UMTS Salary Histogram in the South East

UMTS
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 UMTS within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 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
(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 +6 34 £43,000 +13.90% 12
Buckinghamshire +10 5 - -
Surrey -25 5 £57,500 +9.52% 2
UMTS
England

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing UMTS 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 UMTS.

1 128 (82.05%) GSM
2 109 (69.87%) Telecoms
3 83 (53.21%) Wireless
4 64 (41.03%) Marketing
4 64 (41.03%) LTE
5 61 (39.10%) Degree
6 58 (37.18%) Service Delivery
7 53 (33.97%) 3G
8 52 (33.33%) WiMAX
9 47 (30.13%) UNIX
10 39 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 36 (23.08%) 2G
12 35 (22.44%) SS7
13 34 (21.79%) Ericsson
14 33 (21.15%) RNC
15 32 (20.51%) Product Marketing
15 32 (20.51%) Change Management
15 32 (20.51%) TIBCO
15 32 (20.51%) NDS
16 31 (19.87%) Nortel
16 31 (19.87%) Nokia
16 31 (19.87%) GPRS
16 31 (19.87%) QA
17 29 (18.59%) Radio Access Network
17 29 (18.59%) Analytical Skills
18 28 (17.95%) ATM
19 27 (17.31%) HNC
19 27 (17.31%) HND
20 24 (15.38%) CDMA
21 19 (12.18%) Network Planning

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing UMTS 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 UMTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (3.21%) MS Office
2 1 (0.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 128 (82.05%) GSM
2 83 (53.21%) Wireless
3 64 (41.03%) LTE
4 53 (33.97%) 3G
5 52 (33.33%) WiMAX
6 36 (23.08%) 2G
7 35 (22.44%) SS7
8 33 (21.15%) RNC
9 31 (19.87%) GPRS
10 29 (18.59%) Radio Access Network
11 28 (17.95%) ATM
12 24 (15.38%) CDMA
13 19 (12.18%) HSPA
14 18 (11.54%) SDH
14 18 (11.54%) CDMA2000
15 16 (10.26%) DSLAM
15 16 (10.26%) Broadband
15 16 (10.26%) NGN
16 15 (9.62%) 3GPP
17 14 (8.97%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (7.05%) Subversion
1 11 (7.05%) Trac
2 10 (6.41%) GCC
2 10 (6.41%) GDB
General
1 109 (69.87%) Telecoms
2 64 (41.03%) Marketing
3 4 (2.56%) Billing
4 1 (0.64%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 22 (14.10%) Network Engineer
1 22 (14.10%) Wireless Engineer
2 19 (12.18%) Support Engineer
3 18 (11.54%) RAN Engineer
4 17 (10.90%) Radio Engineer
5 16 (10.26%) Radio Network Engineer
5 16 (10.26%) Account Manager
5 16 (10.26%) Network Optimisation Engineer
6 15 (9.62%) Technical Engineer
7 11 (7.05%) Senior Software Engineer
7 11 (7.05%) Software Engineer
8 7 (4.49%) Trainer
8 7 (4.49%) Technical Trainer
9 6 (3.85%) Technical Support Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) Test Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) 3G Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) Technical Support
10 5 (3.21%) Junior Account Manager
10 5 (3.21%) Core Network Engineer
10 5 (3.21%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 10 (6.41%) STL
3 3 (1.92%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.59%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.92%) VHDL
3 3 (1.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (0.64%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 47 (30.13%) UNIX
2 19 (12.18%) Linux
3 7 (4.49%) Windows 2000
3 7 (4.49%) Windows NT
3 7 (4.49%) Windows
4 3 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (37.18%) Service Delivery
2 32 (20.51%) Change Management
2 32 (20.51%) Product Marketing
3 19 (12.18%) Network Planning
4 16 (10.26%) Project Management
4 16 (10.26%) Service Management
4 16 (10.26%) Product Management
4 16 (10.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 11 (7.05%) OO
5 11 (7.05%) Software Engineering
6 10 (6.41%) OOD
6 10 (6.41%) Multithreading
7 6 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (3.21%) OpenUP
8 5 (3.21%) Test Strategy
8 5 (3.21%) Capacity Management
8 5 (3.21%) Requirements Management
9 3 (1.92%) Signal Processing
10 2 (1.28%) Test Scripting
10 2 (1.28%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.05%) C++
2 7 (4.49%) C
3 1 (0.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (39.10%) Degree
2 27 (17.31%) HNC
2 27 (17.31%) HND
3 5 (3.21%) Postgraduate
3 5 (3.21%) CCNA
3 5 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.64%) VCP4
4 1 (0.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (19.87%) QA
2 18 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (20.51%) NDS
2 1 (0.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.64%) Netcool
2 1 (0.64%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 39 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 34 (21.79%) Ericsson
3 32 (20.51%) TIBCO
4 31 (19.87%) Nokia
4 31 (19.87%) Nortel
5 19 (12.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 19 (12.18%) Cisco
6 18 (11.54%) Huawei
7 12 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 7 (4.49%) Sybase
9 5 (3.21%) HP
10 4 (2.56%) BT
11 3 (1.92%) VMware
11 3 (1.92%) Oracle
11 3 (1.92%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.64%) Business Objects
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