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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 412 396 396
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 31 60 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 1.22% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 33
Average salary £56,250 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £39,700 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £53,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
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
4527 4916 5230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.33% 21.40% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3541 3854 4160
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -31 16 £60,500 +51.25% 7
Surrey +12 9 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Middlesex - 4 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire -9 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £30,000 -
UMTS
England

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 68 (88.31%) GSM
2 59 (76.62%) Telecoms
3 42 (54.55%) LTE
4 27 (35.06%) Wireless
5 22 (28.57%) 3G
6 20 (25.97%) Degree
7 19 (24.68%) Radio Access Network
7 19 (24.68%) WiMAX
8 17 (22.08%) Marketing
9 15 (19.48%) 2G
10 14 (18.18%) Cisco
10 14 (18.18%) UNIX
10 14 (18.18%) Linux
11 13 (16.88%) GPRS
11 13 (16.88%) Service Delivery
11 13 (16.88%) 4G
12 12 (15.58%) SS7
13 10 (12.99%) Network Planning
13 10 (12.99%) Windows
13 10 (12.99%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 10 (12.99%) QA
14 9 (11.69%) SCTP
14 9 (11.69%) Ericsson
14 9 (11.69%) RNC
15 8 (10.39%) Electronics
15 8 (10.39%) Huawei
15 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (10.39%) MPLS
15 8 (10.39%) LAN
15 8 (10.39%) SQL

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (10.39%) MS Office
2 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 68 (88.31%) GSM
2 42 (54.55%) LTE
3 27 (35.06%) Wireless
4 22 (28.57%) 3G
5 19 (24.68%) Radio Access Network
5 19 (24.68%) WiMAX
6 15 (19.48%) 2G
7 13 (16.88%) 4G
7 13 (16.88%) GPRS
8 12 (15.58%) SS7
9 9 (11.69%) SCTP
9 9 (11.69%) RNC
10 8 (10.39%) MPLS
10 8 (10.39%) LAN
11 7 (9.09%) VoIP
11 7 (9.09%) RTP
12 6 (7.79%) M3UA
12 6 (7.79%) TETRA
12 6 (7.79%) RANAP
12 6 (7.79%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Subversion
1 4 (5.19%) Trac
2 1 (1.30%) GCC
2 1 (1.30%) GDB
General
1 59 (76.62%) Telecoms
2 17 (22.08%) Marketing
3 8 (10.39%) Electronics
4 4 (5.19%) Billing
5 2 (2.60%) Legal
5 2 (2.60%) Games
6 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.30%) French Language
6 1 (1.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (11.69%) Support Engineer
2 7 (9.09%) Technical Trainer
2 7 (9.09%) Trainer
2 7 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
2 7 (9.09%) Radio Engineer
3 6 (7.79%) Software Engineer
3 6 (7.79%) Design Engineer
4 5 (6.49%) Developer
4 5 (6.49%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (6.49%) Transmission Engineer
4 5 (6.49%) Transmission Planning Engineer
5 4 (5.19%) Wireless Engineer
5 4 (5.19%) .NET Developer
5 4 (5.19%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Technical Support
6 3 (3.90%) C# Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (3.90%) Network Engineer
6 3 (3.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) .NET
1 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
1 5 (6.49%) jQuery
2 4 (5.19%) HTML
2 4 (5.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (5.19%) HTML5
2 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (5.19%) CSS
2 4 (5.19%) WAP
2 4 (5.19%) Ajax
2 4 (5.19%) WPF
2 4 (5.19%) LINQ
3 1 (1.30%) STL
3 1 (1.30%) Web Services
3 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) User Experience
3 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.60%) Handset
5 1 (1.30%) VHDL
5 1 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.30%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.18%) Linux
1 14 (18.18%) UNIX
2 10 (12.99%) Windows
3 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.90%) Windows 2000
4 3 (3.90%) Windows NT
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.88%) Service Delivery
2 10 (12.99%) Network Planning
3 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.09%) Change Management
4 7 (9.09%) Product Marketing
5 6 (7.79%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (7.79%) Capacity Management
5 6 (7.79%) OO
5 6 (7.79%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.19%) Web Development
7 3 (3.90%) MVC
7 3 (3.90%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.60%) OpenUP
8 2 (2.60%) Test Automation
8 2 (2.60%) Network Design
9 1 (1.30%) Data Analysis
9 1 (1.30%) Test Scripting
9 1 (1.30%) Multithreading
9 1 (1.30%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.39%) SQL
2 6 (7.79%) Python
2 6 (7.79%) Perl
2 6 (7.79%) Bash Shell
2 6 (7.79%) C++
3 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.19%) C#
5 2 (2.60%) C
6 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 20 (25.97%) Degree
2 7 (9.09%) HNC
2 7 (9.09%) HND
2 7 (9.09%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.60%) MCP
4 1 (1.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) QA
2 4 (5.19%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) NDS
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (18.18%) Cisco
2 10 (12.99%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 9 (11.69%) Ericsson
4 8 (10.39%) Oracle
4 8 (10.39%) Huawei
5 7 (9.09%) TIBCO
6 5 (6.49%) HP
6 5 (6.49%) Nortel
6 5 (6.49%) Nokia
7 4 (5.19%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.19%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 4 (5.19%) BT
7 4 (5.19%) VMware
8 3 (3.90%) Sybase
8 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.30%) Mapinfo
9 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
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