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 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
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 366 357 372
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 69 53 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.52% 1.27% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 15 45 65
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
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

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 30 January 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 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
Berkshire +26 55 £43,500 +15.23% 8
Surrey -22 8 £57,500 +9.52% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 5 - -
Hampshire -18 1 - -
UMTS
England

UMTS
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 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.

1 138 (84.66%) GSM
2 110 (67.48%) Telecoms
3 85 (52.15%) Wireless
4 76 (46.63%) LTE
5 63 (38.65%) Marketing
6 59 (36.20%) Degree
7 56 (34.36%) Service Delivery
8 52 (31.90%) 3G
9 49 (30.06%) WiMAX
10 46 (28.22%) UNIX
11 39 (23.93%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 35 (21.47%) 2G
13 33 (20.25%) GPRS
14 32 (19.63%) TIBCO
14 32 (19.63%) SS7
14 32 (19.63%) NDS
14 32 (19.63%) Change Management
14 32 (19.63%) Product Marketing
14 32 (19.63%) Radio Access Network
15 31 (19.02%) Ericsson
15 31 (19.02%) ATM
16 30 (18.40%) RNC
17 29 (17.79%) QA
17 29 (17.79%) Nokia
17 29 (17.79%) Nortel
18 27 (16.56%) HNC
18 27 (16.56%) HND
18 27 (16.56%) Analytical Skills
19 26 (15.95%) CDMA
20 23 (14.11%) Linux

UMTS
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 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 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.61%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 138 (84.66%) GSM
2 85 (52.15%) Wireless
3 76 (46.63%) LTE
4 52 (31.90%) 3G
5 49 (30.06%) WiMAX
6 35 (21.47%) 2G
7 33 (20.25%) GPRS
8 32 (19.63%) SS7
8 32 (19.63%) Radio Access Network
9 31 (19.02%) ATM
10 30 (18.40%) RNC
11 26 (15.95%) CDMA
12 19 (11.66%) WCDMA
13 18 (11.04%) 3GPP
13 18 (11.04%) HSPA
14 17 (10.43%) SDH
14 17 (10.43%) Broadband
14 17 (10.43%) CDMA2000
15 16 (9.82%) DSLAM
15 16 (9.82%) NGN
Development Applications
1 15 (9.20%) Trac
1 15 (9.20%) GCC
1 15 (9.20%) GDB
1 15 (9.20%) Subversion
General
1 110 (67.48%) Telecoms
2 63 (38.65%) Marketing
3 5 (3.07%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (0.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (15.95%) Support Engineer
2 25 (15.34%) Network Engineer
3 20 (12.27%) Wireless Engineer
4 18 (11.04%) RAN Engineer
4 18 (11.04%) Technical Engineer
5 17 (10.43%) Radio Engineer
6 16 (9.82%) Account Manager
6 16 (9.82%) Radio Network Engineer
6 16 (9.82%) Network Optimisation Engineer
7 15 (9.20%) Senior Software Engineer
7 15 (9.20%) Software Engineer
8 7 (4.29%) Technical Support
8 7 (4.29%) Technical Support Engineer
8 7 (4.29%) Core Network Engineer
9 6 (3.68%) 3G Engineer
10 5 (3.07%) Junior Account Manager
10 5 (3.07%) Test Engineer
10 5 (3.07%) Design Engineer
10 5 (3.07%) Junior
10 5 (3.07%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 15 (9.20%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.56%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.84%) VHDL
3 3 (1.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (0.61%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 46 (28.22%) UNIX
2 23 (14.11%) Linux
3 9 (5.52%) Windows NT
3 9 (5.52%) Windows 2000
3 9 (5.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (34.36%) Service Delivery
2 32 (19.63%) Change Management
2 32 (19.63%) Product Marketing
3 20 (12.27%) Network Planning
4 16 (9.82%) Project Management
4 16 (9.82%) Service Management
4 16 (9.82%) Product Management
4 16 (9.82%) Performance Monitoring
5 15 (9.20%) Multithreading
5 15 (9.20%) Software Engineering
5 15 (9.20%) OOD
5 15 (9.20%) OO
6 6 (3.68%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (3.07%) Requirements Management
7 5 (3.07%) Test Strategy
7 5 (3.07%) Capacity Management
7 5 (3.07%) OpenUP
8 3 (1.84%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (1.84%) Signal Processing
9 2 (1.23%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.04%) C++
2 6 (3.68%) C
3 3 (1.84%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.84%) Perl
3 3 (1.84%) Python
3 3 (1.84%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (36.20%) Degree
2 27 (16.56%) HNC
2 27 (16.56%) HND
3 5 (3.07%) CCNA
3 5 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.61%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (17.79%) QA
2 16 (9.82%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (19.63%) NDS
2 1 (0.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Netcool
1 1 (0.61%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (23.93%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 32 (19.63%) TIBCO
3 31 (19.02%) Ericsson
4 29 (17.79%) Nokia
4 29 (17.79%) Nortel
5 23 (14.11%) Cisco
6 20 (12.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 17 (10.43%) Huawei
8 14 (8.59%) Microsoft
9 9 (5.52%) Sybase
10 4 (2.45%) BT
11 1 (0.61%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.61%) HP
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