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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 343 357 367
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 104 75 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.34% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.12% 1.59% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 17 40 63
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +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
4899 4705 5263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.20% 21.35% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3637 3624 4328
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
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
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 21 November 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 +64 90 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Surrey +11 11 £57,500 +9.52% 3
Buckinghamshire -10 2 £51,000 -34.19%
Hampshire -12 1 - -
UMTS
England

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 136 (85.53%) GSM
2 98 (61.64%) Telecoms
3 71 (44.65%) Wireless
4 67 (42.14%) LTE
5 62 (38.99%) Marketing
6 51 (32.08%) Degree
6 51 (32.08%) Service Delivery
7 49 (30.82%) UNIX
8 42 (26.42%) 3G
9 40 (25.16%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 37 (23.27%) SS7
10 37 (23.27%) Change Management
11 36 (22.64%) WiMAX
12 35 (22.01%) Product Marketing
12 35 (22.01%) TIBCO
12 35 (22.01%) NDS
13 31 (19.50%) HNC
13 31 (19.50%) HND
14 30 (18.87%) GPRS
15 28 (17.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 28 (17.61%) ATM
15 28 (17.61%) 2G
16 24 (15.09%) QA
17 23 (14.47%) CDMA
17 23 (14.47%) Linux
17 23 (14.47%) Cisco
18 22 (13.84%) Ericsson
18 22 (13.84%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (13.21%) Radio Access Network
20 20 (12.58%) RNC

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (0.63%) MS Office
1 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 136 (85.53%) GSM
2 71 (44.65%) Wireless
3 67 (42.14%) LTE
4 42 (26.42%) 3G
5 37 (23.27%) SS7
6 36 (22.64%) WiMAX
7 30 (18.87%) GPRS
8 28 (17.61%) ATM
8 28 (17.61%) 2G
9 23 (14.47%) CDMA
10 21 (13.21%) Radio Access Network
11 20 (12.58%) RNC
12 17 (10.69%) 3GPP
12 17 (10.69%) WCDMA
13 16 (10.06%) SMS
14 15 (9.43%) SDH
14 15 (9.43%) Broadband
15 14 (8.81%) PBX
15 14 (8.81%) DSLAM
15 14 (8.81%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.89%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (8.81%) Subversion
1 14 (8.81%) GCC
1 14 (8.81%) GDB
1 14 (8.81%) Trac
General
1 98 (61.64%) Telecoms
2 62 (38.99%) Marketing
3 6 (3.77%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (0.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (16.98%) Support Engineer
2 24 (15.09%) Network Engineer
3 17 (10.69%) Technical Engineer
4 15 (9.43%) Software Engineer
4 15 (9.43%) Wireless Engineer
5 14 (8.81%) Account Manager
6 13 (8.18%) Senior Software Engineer
6 13 (8.18%) Radio Engineer
6 13 (8.18%) Radio Network Engineer
6 13 (8.18%) Network Optimisation Engineer
7 9 (5.66%) RAN Engineer
8 8 (5.03%) Core Network Engineer
9 7 (4.40%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (4.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (4.40%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (4.40%) Developer
9 7 (4.40%) .NET Developer
9 7 (4.40%) C# Developer
10 6 (3.77%) Technical Support Engineer
10 6 (3.77%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.81%) STL
1 14 (8.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (5.03%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (5.03%) WPF
2 8 (5.03%) LINQ
2 8 (5.03%) jQuery
2 8 (5.03%) .NET
2 8 (5.03%) ASP.NET
3 7 (4.40%) CSS
3 7 (4.40%) HTML
3 7 (4.40%) HTML5
3 7 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (2.52%) Ajax
5 1 (0.63%) WML
5 1 (0.63%) XML
5 1 (0.63%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.84%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.89%) Smart Meter
3 3 (1.89%) User Experience
4 2 (1.26%) VHDL
4 2 (1.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.63%) Handset
5 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.63%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 49 (30.82%) UNIX
2 23 (14.47%) Linux
3 14 (8.81%) Windows
4 8 (5.03%) Windows 2000
4 8 (5.03%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (32.08%) Service Delivery
2 37 (23.27%) Change Management
3 35 (22.01%) Product Marketing
4 19 (11.95%) Network Planning
5 17 (10.69%) Service Management
6 15 (9.43%) Software Engineering
7 14 (8.81%) OO
7 14 (8.81%) OOD
7 14 (8.81%) Project Management
7 14 (8.81%) Product Management
8 13 (8.18%) Multithreading
8 13 (8.18%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (5.03%) Web Development
11 7 (4.40%) MVC
12 6 (3.77%) Test Strategy
13 5 (3.14%) OpenUP
14 4 (2.52%) Requirements Management
15 3 (1.89%) ITIL
15 3 (1.89%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.69%) C++
2 9 (5.66%) SQL
3 8 (5.03%) JavaScript
3 8 (5.03%) C#
4 4 (2.52%) C
4 4 (2.52%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.89%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.89%) Python
5 3 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (32.08%) Degree
2 31 (19.50%) HNC
2 31 (19.50%) HND
3 7 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.77%) CCNA
5 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.63%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.63%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.09%) QA
2 15 (9.43%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (22.01%) NDS
2 1 (0.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Netcool
1 1 (0.63%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (25.16%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 35 (22.01%) TIBCO
3 28 (17.61%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 23 (14.47%) Cisco
5 22 (13.84%) Ericsson
6 20 (12.58%) Nokia
6 20 (12.58%) Nortel
7 13 (8.18%) Microsoft
8 9 (5.66%) Huawei
9 8 (5.03%) Sybase
10 7 (4.40%) Oracle
11 2 (1.26%) HP
12 1 (0.63%) Business Objects
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