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

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 327 376 372
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -4
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 115 62 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.36% 1.34% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 14 36 69
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,950 £38,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,500
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
4873 4610 5500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.23% 21.22% 23.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3618 3551 4598
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £63,000
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 17 December 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 +75 102 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Surrey -8 9 £57,500 +9.52% 4
Buckinghamshire -10 3 £51,000 -
Hampshire -22 1 - -
UMTS
England

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 145 (86.31%) GSM
2 107 (63.69%) Telecoms
3 80 (47.62%) Wireless
4 73 (43.45%) LTE
5 67 (39.88%) Marketing
6 58 (34.52%) Service Delivery
6 58 (34.52%) Degree
7 53 (31.55%) UNIX
8 48 (28.57%) 3G
9 44 (26.19%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 43 (25.60%) WiMAX
11 40 (23.81%) SS7
12 39 (23.21%) Change Management
13 38 (22.62%) NDS
13 38 (22.62%) TIBCO
13 38 (22.62%) Product Marketing
14 33 (19.64%) 2G
15 32 (19.05%) HNC
15 32 (19.05%) HND
15 32 (19.05%) GPRS
16 30 (17.86%) ATM
17 29 (17.26%) QA
18 28 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
18 28 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
19 27 (16.07%) Ericsson
20 26 (15.48%) Nortel
20 26 (15.48%) Nokia
20 26 (15.48%) RNC
21 25 (14.88%) CDMA
21 25 (14.88%) Analytical Skills

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (0.60%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 145 (86.31%) GSM
2 80 (47.62%) Wireless
3 73 (43.45%) LTE
4 48 (28.57%) 3G
5 43 (25.60%) WiMAX
6 40 (23.81%) SS7
7 33 (19.64%) 2G
8 32 (19.05%) GPRS
9 30 (17.86%) ATM
10 28 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
11 26 (15.48%) RNC
12 25 (14.88%) CDMA
13 18 (10.71%) 3GPP
13 18 (10.71%) WCDMA
14 16 (9.52%) Broadband
14 16 (9.52%) SMS
14 16 (9.52%) HSPA
15 15 (8.93%) Asterisk PBX
15 15 (8.93%) NGN
15 15 (8.93%) RANAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (8.93%) Trac
1 15 (8.93%) GCC
1 15 (8.93%) GDB
1 15 (8.93%) Subversion
General
1 107 (63.69%) Telecoms
2 67 (39.88%) Marketing
3 6 (3.57%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (0.60%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (16.07%) Network Engineer
1 27 (16.07%) Support Engineer
2 19 (11.31%) Wireless Engineer
3 18 (10.71%) Technical Engineer
4 16 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 15 (8.93%) Radio Network Engineer
5 15 (8.93%) RAN Engineer
5 15 (8.93%) Radio Engineer
5 15 (8.93%) Network Optimisation Engineer
5 15 (8.93%) Account Manager
5 15 (8.93%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (5.36%) Core Network Engineer
7 6 (3.57%) Technical Support
7 6 (3.57%) Technical Support Engineer
7 6 (3.57%) Test Engineer
8 5 (2.98%) 3G Engineer
8 5 (2.98%) IP Engineer
9 4 (2.38%) Junior Account Manager
9 4 (2.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 15 (8.93%) STL
2 5 (2.98%) .NET
2 5 (2.98%) ASP.NET
2 5 (2.98%) WPF
2 5 (2.98%) LINQ
2 5 (2.98%) jQuery
2 5 (2.98%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (2.38%) HTML5
3 4 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (2.38%) CSS
3 4 (2.38%) HTML
4 3 (1.79%) Ajax
5 1 (0.60%) WAP
5 1 (0.60%) WML
5 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.19%) Smart Meter
3 2 (1.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (1.19%) VHDL
4 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (31.55%) UNIX
2 24 (14.29%) Linux
3 13 (7.74%) Windows
4 9 (5.36%) Windows 2000
4 9 (5.36%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (34.52%) Service Delivery
2 39 (23.21%) Change Management
3 38 (22.62%) Product Marketing
4 20 (11.90%) Network Planning
5 17 (10.12%) Service Management
6 16 (9.52%) Project Management
6 16 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 15 (8.93%) Multithreading
7 15 (8.93%) Product Management
7 15 (8.93%) Performance Monitoring
7 15 (8.93%) OOD
7 15 (8.93%) OO
8 6 (3.57%) Test Strategy
8 6 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (2.98%) Requirements Management
9 5 (2.98%) Web Development
9 5 (2.98%) OpenUP
10 4 (2.38%) MVC
11 3 (1.79%) Performance Management
11 3 (1.79%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.71%) C++
2 6 (3.57%) SQL
3 5 (2.98%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.98%) C
3 5 (2.98%) C#
4 4 (2.38%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.79%) Perl
5 3 (1.79%) Python
5 3 (1.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 58 (34.52%) Degree
2 32 (19.05%) HNC
2 32 (19.05%) HND
3 6 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.98%) CCNA
5 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.60%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (17.26%) QA
2 16 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (22.62%) NDS
2 1 (0.60%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) Netcool
1 1 (0.60%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (26.19%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 38 (22.62%) TIBCO
3 28 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 27 (16.07%) Ericsson
5 26 (15.48%) Nokia
5 26 (15.48%) Nortel
6 24 (14.29%) Cisco
7 14 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 11 (6.55%) Huawei
9 9 (5.36%) Sybase
10 4 (2.38%) Oracle
11 2 (1.19%) BT
11 2 (1.19%) HP
12 1 (0.60%) Business Objects
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