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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 403 382 387
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 38 73 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 1.50% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 30
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,200 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £49,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +16.47%
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
4382 4864 5288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.52% 21.22% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3346 3818 4259
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -12 23 £52,500 +16.66% 9
Surrey +25 8 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 3 - -
Middlesex - 3 £30,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £30,000 -
UMTS
England

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 79 (88.76%) GSM
2 68 (76.40%) Telecoms
3 43 (48.31%) LTE
4 34 (38.20%) Wireless
5 29 (32.58%) 3G
6 27 (30.34%) Degree
7 26 (29.21%) WiMAX
8 24 (26.97%) Marketing
9 23 (25.84%) Service Delivery
10 22 (24.72%) Radio Access Network
11 21 (23.60%) UNIX
12 20 (22.47%) 2G
13 18 (20.22%) SS7
14 17 (19.10%) GPRS
14 17 (19.10%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 15 (16.85%) QA
15 15 (16.85%) Linux
15 15 (16.85%) Cisco
16 14 (15.73%) Ericsson
16 14 (15.73%) RNC
17 13 (14.61%) Change Management
17 13 (14.61%) TIBCO
17 13 (14.61%) NDS
17 13 (14.61%) Product Marketing
17 13 (14.61%) 4G
18 12 (13.48%) Network Planning
19 11 (12.36%) Huawei
19 11 (12.36%) Nortel
19 11 (12.36%) Nokia
19 11 (12.36%) HNC

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (8.99%) MS Office
2 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (88.76%) GSM
2 43 (48.31%) LTE
3 34 (38.20%) Wireless
4 29 (32.58%) 3G
5 26 (29.21%) WiMAX
6 22 (24.72%) Radio Access Network
7 20 (22.47%) 2G
8 18 (20.22%) SS7
9 17 (19.10%) GPRS
10 14 (15.73%) RNC
11 13 (14.61%) 4G
12 10 (11.24%) MPLS
13 8 (8.99%) SCTP
14 7 (7.87%) CDMA
14 7 (7.87%) Ethernet
14 7 (7.87%) RTP
15 6 (6.74%) Asterisk PBX
15 6 (6.74%) HSPA
15 6 (6.74%) RANAP
15 6 (6.74%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.12%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Trac
1 6 (6.74%) Subversion
2 3 (3.37%) GCC
2 3 (3.37%) GDB
General
1 68 (76.40%) Telecoms
2 24 (26.97%) Marketing
3 5 (5.62%) Electronics
4 4 (4.49%) Billing
5 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.12%) Games
5 1 (1.12%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) French Language
5 1 (1.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (12.36%) Support Engineer
2 9 (10.11%) RAN Engineer
2 9 (10.11%) Radio Engineer
3 8 (8.99%) Wireless Engineer
4 7 (7.87%) Technical Trainer
4 7 (7.87%) Trainer
4 7 (7.87%) Network Engineer
4 7 (7.87%) Transmission Engineer
4 7 (7.87%) Transmission Planning Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Software Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Telecoms Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Design Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Network Optimisation Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Radio Network Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Developer
7 4 (4.49%) 3G Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.37%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (4.49%) HTML5
2 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (4.49%) WPF
2 4 (4.49%) LINQ
2 4 (4.49%) jQuery
2 4 (4.49%) Ajax
2 4 (4.49%) WAP
2 4 (4.49%) HTML
2 4 (4.49%) .NET
2 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET
2 4 (4.49%) CSS
3 3 (3.37%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.49%) User Experience
3 1 (1.12%) VHDL
3 1 (1.12%) IPTV
3 1 (1.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.12%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.60%) UNIX
2 15 (16.85%) Linux
3 10 (11.24%) Windows
4 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.49%) Windows NT
4 4 (4.49%) Windows 2000
5 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.84%) Service Delivery
2 13 (14.61%) Change Management
2 13 (14.61%) Product Marketing
3 12 (13.48%) Network Planning
4 8 (8.99%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (8.99%) Capacity Management
5 6 (6.74%) Software Engineering
5 6 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (6.74%) OO
6 4 (4.49%) Web Development
6 4 (4.49%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (4.49%) Project Management
7 3 (3.37%) OOD
7 3 (3.37%) MVC
7 3 (3.37%) Multithreading
8 2 (2.25%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.25%) Product Management
8 2 (2.25%) Service Management
9 1 (1.12%) Data Modelling
9 1 (1.12%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.87%) SQL
2 6 (6.74%) C++
3 5 (5.62%) Perl
3 5 (5.62%) Python
3 5 (5.62%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.49%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.37%) C
5 3 (3.37%) C#
6 1 (1.12%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 27 (30.34%) Degree
2 11 (12.36%) HNC
2 11 (12.36%) HND
3 7 (7.87%) Postgraduate
4 2 (2.25%) MCP
5 1 (1.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.85%) QA
2 6 (6.74%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (14.61%) NDS
2 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (19.10%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 15 (16.85%) Cisco
3 14 (15.73%) Ericsson
4 13 (14.61%) TIBCO
5 11 (12.36%) Huawei
5 11 (12.36%) Nortel
5 11 (12.36%) Nokia
6 8 (8.99%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 8 (8.99%) Oracle
7 6 (6.74%) BT
8 5 (5.62%) HP
9 4 (4.49%) VMware
9 4 (4.49%) Microsoft
9 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.49%) Sybase
10 1 (1.12%) Mapinfo
10 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
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