The table below looks at the statistics for HSPA skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HSPA over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
UK
Rank 844 922 953
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +31
Permanent jobs citing HSPA 2 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.011% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.015% 0.063% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 1
Median salary £27,500 £29,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.17% -22.66%
UK excluding London median salary - £29,000 -

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
13570 17522 19474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.16% 17.14% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11104 14559 15746
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,450 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

HSPA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing HSPA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

HSPA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HSPA
Salary Trend

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

HSPA Salary Trend in the UK

HSPA
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HSPA within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +80 2 £27,500 -5.17%
South East +44 1 - -
City of London - 1 £27,500 -
Reading - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
London - 1 £27,500 -

HSPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing HSPA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for HSPA.

1 3 (75.00%) WCDMA
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) IPv4
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) GPRS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) ICMP
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) WiMAX
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Android Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
1 3 (75.00%) WCDMA
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) GPRS
2 2 (50.00%) ICMP
2 2 (50.00%) IPv4
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (50.00%) WiMAX
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) GSM
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Android Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Presales Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Presales Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft