The table below looks at the statistics for LTE skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Rank 228 197 202
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +5
Permanent jobs citing LTE 8 29 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.49% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 2.87% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 8
Average salary £36,000 £27,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.90% -50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £21,500 £50,250
10% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £48,600 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1070 1012 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.45% 17.25% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 895 794 777
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LTE across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

LTE Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LTE across the South West region.

LTE Salary Trend in the South West

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Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Gloucestershire - 5 - -
Wiltshire -18 2 £36,000 +30.90%
Bristol -16 1 - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing LTE 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 LTE.

1 15 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (45.00%) 3G
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (35.00%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (30.00%) 4G
4 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (30.00%) MIMO
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (25.00%) GPRS
5 5 (25.00%) GSM
5 5 (25.00%) PSTN
5 5 (25.00%) SS7
5 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (25.00%) HP
5 5 (25.00%) Dell
5 5 (25.00%) EMC
5 5 (25.00%) SAN
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (20.00%) GIS
6 4 (20.00%) HSDPA

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing LTE 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 LTE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) 3G
2 7 (35.00%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (30.00%) 4G
3 6 (30.00%) MIMO
4 5 (25.00%) GPRS
4 5 (25.00%) GSM
4 5 (25.00%) PSTN
4 5 (25.00%) SS7
4 5 (25.00%) SAN
5 4 (20.00%) HSDPA
5 4 (20.00%) 2G
6 2 (10.00%) DHCP
6 2 (10.00%) Broadband
6 2 (10.00%) DNS
6 2 (10.00%) IPv4
6 2 (10.00%) Firewall
7 1 (5.00%) Wireless
7 1 (5.00%) DSL
7 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 15 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Technical Support
1 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 4 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 4 (20.00%) Designer
2 4 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Head of Technology
4 1 (5.00%) IC Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) GIS
2 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
1 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) UML
1 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (10.00%) Business Development
1 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (5.00%) Coaching
2 1 (5.00%) IC Design
2 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (5.00%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C++
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) Perl
2 2 (10.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) APMP
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.00%) KVM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) HP
2 5 (25.00%) Dell
2 5 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft