The table below looks at the statistics for DAB skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DAB over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)
Rank 901 885 840
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -45
Permanent jobs citing DAB 3 24 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.021% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.017% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 28
Average salary £27,000 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.90% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18147 20706 18627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.63% 18.15% 17.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15099 16374 15035
Average salary £45,000 £44,261 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% +0.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

DAB
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DAB within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DAB Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DAB
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DAB within the UK.

DAB Salary Trend in the UK

DAB
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DAB within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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
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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
South East +2 2 £27,000 -32.50%
England -13 2 £27,000 -50.90%
Berkshire +10 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £27,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -

DAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing DAB 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 DAB.

1 11 (64.71%) Telecoms
2 10 (58.82%) Wireless
2 10 (58.82%) LAN
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
5 5 (29.41%) GSM
5 5 (29.41%) Mapinfo
5 5 (29.41%) 3G
5 5 (29.41%) DVB
5 5 (29.41%) MATLAB
5 5 (29.41%) MS Office
5 5 (29.41%) UMTS
5 5 (29.41%) VoIP
5 5 (29.41%) WLAN
5 5 (29.41%) ISO 9001
5 5 (29.41%) Electronics
5 5 (29.41%) Validation
5 5 (29.41%) TETRA
5 5 (29.41%) 2G
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) ISO 14001
5 5 (29.41%) WiMAX
5 5 (29.41%) Network Planning
5 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
5 5 (29.41%) CCTV
5 5 (29.41%) Degree
5 5 (29.41%) QA
5 5 (29.41%) 4G
5 5 (29.41%) LTE
5 5 (29.41%) Structured Cabling

DAB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing DAB 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 DAB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) MTS
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (29.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) LAN
1 10 (58.82%) Wireless
2 5 (29.41%) 2G
2 5 (29.41%) TETRA
2 5 (29.41%) WiMAX
2 5 (29.41%) UMTS
2 5 (29.41%) VoIP
2 5 (29.41%) WLAN
2 5 (29.41%) 3G
2 5 (29.41%) DVB
2 5 (29.41%) LTE
2 5 (29.41%) 4G
2 5 (29.41%) Structured Cabling
2 5 (29.41%) GSM
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) OLAP
2 1 (5.88%) DTS
2 1 (5.88%) OLTP
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (64.71%) Telecoms
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Electronics
3 3 (17.65%) Billing
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
1 5 (29.41%) Solutions Architect
1 5 (29.41%) Wireless Architect
1 5 (29.41%) Designer
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Designer
2 3 (17.65%) Support Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
3 2 (11.76%) DBA
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Development DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) CCTV
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Smart Meter
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Solaris
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Validation
1 5 (29.41%) Network Planning
1 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Resource Management
2 3 (17.65%) OpenUP
2 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
2 3 (17.65%) Coaching
2 3 (17.65%) People Management
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Service Management
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) CAD
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) MATLAB
3 4 (23.53%) R
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) ISO 9001
1 5 (29.41%) ISO 14001
1 5 (29.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Mapinfo
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Redknee
2 1 (5.88%) Crossbeam
2 1 (5.88%) F5
2 1 (5.88%) Sandvine
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Sun
2 1 (5.88%) Dell
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) NetApp
2 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint