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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 380 355 369
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 63 87 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.42% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.27% 1.91% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 19 51 54
Average salary £50,000 £52,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +38.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
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
4974 4552 5265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.75% 21.74% 23.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3661 3547 4272
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 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 +2 48 £53,750 +3.36% 11
Surrey -27 12 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -14 3 £70,000 -6.66%
UMTS
England

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 106 (86.18%) GSM
2 82 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 67 (54.47%) LTE
4 37 (30.08%) Marketing
5 35 (28.46%) UNIX
6 32 (26.02%) Linux
6 32 (26.02%) 3G
6 32 (26.02%) Service Delivery
7 31 (25.20%) Wireless
8 29 (23.58%) SS7
9 28 (22.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 27 (21.95%) Product Marketing
10 27 (21.95%) TIBCO
10 27 (21.95%) Change Management
10 27 (21.95%) GPRS
10 27 (21.95%) NDS
11 26 (21.14%) HNC
11 26 (21.14%) HND
11 26 (21.14%) C++
12 25 (20.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 25 (20.33%) Software Engineering
13 23 (18.70%) OO
14 22 (17.89%) Cisco
14 22 (17.89%) Degree
15 19 (15.45%) Windows
15 19 (15.45%) Radio Access Network
16 16 (13.01%) 2G
17 15 (12.20%) Subversion
17 15 (12.20%) RTP
17 15 (12.20%) OOD

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 2 (1.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 106 (86.18%) GSM
2 67 (54.47%) LTE
3 32 (26.02%) 3G
4 31 (25.20%) Wireless
5 29 (23.58%) SS7
6 27 (21.95%) GPRS
7 19 (15.45%) Radio Access Network
8 16 (13.01%) 2G
9 15 (12.20%) RTP
9 15 (12.20%) PBX
9 15 (12.20%) Asterisk PBX
9 15 (12.20%) RANAP
10 14 (11.38%) 3GPP
10 14 (11.38%) WCDMA
11 12 (9.76%) SMS
11 12 (9.76%) Broadband
12 11 (8.94%) Internet
12 11 (8.94%) WiMAX
12 11 (8.94%) 4G
13 10 (8.13%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (12.20%) Subversion
1 15 (12.20%) GCC
1 15 (12.20%) GDB
1 15 (12.20%) Trac
General
1 82 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 37 (30.08%) Marketing
3 5 (4.07%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (1.63%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 24 (19.51%) Software Engineer
2 21 (17.07%) Support Engineer
3 17 (13.82%) Network Engineer
4 13 (10.57%) Technical Engineer
5 9 (7.32%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (6.50%) Developer
7 7 (5.69%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.69%) .NET Developer
7 7 (5.69%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (5.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (5.69%) Core Network Engineer
7 7 (5.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Wireless Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Technical Support Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Technical Support
9 5 (4.07%) Network Optimisation Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Radio Network Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Radio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.20%) STL
1 15 (12.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 9 (7.32%) WPF
2 9 (7.32%) LINQ
2 9 (7.32%) .NET
3 8 (6.50%) ASP.NET
3 8 (6.50%) jQuery
3 8 (6.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (5.69%) HTML5
4 7 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 7 (5.69%) CSS
4 7 (5.69%) HTML
5 4 (3.25%) Ajax
6 1 (0.81%) WML
6 1 (0.81%) XML
6 1 (0.81%) WAP
6 1 (0.81%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.32%) Smartphone
3 6 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.44%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.44%) User Experience
5 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.81%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 35 (28.46%) UNIX
2 32 (26.02%) Linux
3 19 (15.45%) Windows
4 4 (3.25%) Windows 2000
4 4 (3.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.02%) Service Delivery
2 27 (21.95%) Change Management
2 27 (21.95%) Product Marketing
3 25 (20.33%) Software Engineering
4 23 (18.70%) OO
5 15 (12.20%) OOD
6 11 (8.94%) Network Planning
7 10 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (7.32%) Multithreading
9 8 (6.50%) Web Development
9 8 (6.50%) UML
10 7 (5.69%) MVC
11 6 (4.88%) Project Management
11 6 (4.88%) Service Management
12 5 (4.07%) Performance Monitoring
13 4 (3.25%) Coaching
13 4 (3.25%) Test Strategy
14 3 (2.44%) OpenUP
14 3 (2.44%) Network Architecture
14 3 (2.44%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.14%) C++
2 13 (10.57%) C#
3 11 (8.94%) SQL
4 8 (6.50%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.69%) Python
6 6 (4.88%) C
7 4 (3.25%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.44%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (21.14%) HNC
1 26 (21.14%) HND
2 22 (17.89%) Degree
3 5 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.25%) CCNA
5 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.81%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) QA
2 5 (4.07%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (21.95%) NDS
2 1 (0.81%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) Netcool
2 1 (0.81%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (22.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 27 (21.95%) TIBCO
3 25 (20.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 22 (17.89%) Cisco
5 9 (7.32%) Oracle
6 7 (5.69%) Microsoft
6 7 (5.69%) Ericsson
7 5 (4.07%) Nokia
7 5 (4.07%) Nortel
8 4 (3.25%) Huawei
8 4 (3.25%) Sybase
9 2 (1.63%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.63%) HP
Berkshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: Negotiable DoE
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 7 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefónica
Posted: 17 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago