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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank 906 950 998
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +48
Permanent jobs citing HSPA 20 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.007% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.042% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 5
Median salary £60,000 £56,250 £27,650
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +103.43%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £30,500 £27,650
% change year-on-year
+96.72% +10.30%

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
16918 19092 20202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.15% 17.86% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14021 15301 16164
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing HSPA over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 within the UK.

HSPA Salary Histogram in the UK

HSPA
Top 10 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 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +34 18 £60,000 +6.66%
South East +23 8 £60,000 +96.72%
London +7 8 £65,000 +8.33%
Berkshire - 7 £60,000 -
Thatcham - 5 £60,000 -
South West - 2 £55,000 -
Bristol - 2 £55,000 -
Surrey +4 1 £32,500 +6.55%
Reigate -14 1 £32,500 +6.55%
Newbury - 1 - -

HSPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 30 (100.00%) 3G
2 19 (63.33%) Firewall
2 19 (63.33%) Telecoms
2 19 (63.33%) LTE
3 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (56.67%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (46.67%) 4G
6 13 (43.33%) Project Management
7 12 (40.00%) MS Office
7 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 12 (40.00%) 2G
7 12 (40.00%) Network Design
8 11 (36.67%) ITSM
8 11 (36.67%) BT
8 11 (36.67%) DSL
8 11 (36.67%) Windows
8 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
8 11 (36.67%) VoIP
8 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
8 11 (36.67%) VPN
8 11 (36.67%) DNS
8 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
8 11 (36.67%) Terminal Services
8 11 (36.67%) SLA
8 11 (36.67%) Citrix
8 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (26.67%) Performance Management
9 8 (26.67%) Internet

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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) Apache
2 6 (20.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 12 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 6 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) 3G
2 19 (63.33%) Firewall
2 19 (63.33%) LTE
3 14 (46.67%) 4G
4 12 (40.00%) 2G
5 11 (36.67%) DNS
5 11 (36.67%) DSL
5 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
5 11 (36.67%) VoIP
5 11 (36.67%) VPN
6 8 (26.67%) GPRS
6 8 (26.67%) Internet
7 7 (23.33%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (13.33%) GSM
8 4 (13.33%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (13.33%) WCDMA
8 4 (13.33%) Wireshark
9 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Hadoop
General
1 19 (63.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (23.33%) Automotive
2 7 (23.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 11 (36.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 11 (36.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 11 (36.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 11 (36.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 11 (36.67%) Field Engineer
1 11 (36.67%) Field Support Engineer
1 11 (36.67%) Support Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Designer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Designer
5 3 (10.00%) BSS Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Field Service Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.67%) BSS Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) HTML
1 8 (26.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (26.67%) Web 2.0
3 7 (23.33%) Algorithms
3 7 (23.33%) Machine to Machine
4 6 (20.00%) Public Cloud
4 6 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
1 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Project Management
2 12 (40.00%) Network Design
3 11 (36.67%) ITSM
4 8 (26.67%) Performance Management
4 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (20.00%) Analytics
5 6 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
5 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.33%) High Availability
7 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.33%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) C
1 6 (20.00%) Java
1 6 (20.00%) MATLAB
1 6 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) CCIE
1 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) PhD
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
1 11 (36.67%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) BT
2 11 (36.67%) Citrix
3 6 (20.00%) Google
4 4 (13.33%) Actix
4 4 (13.33%) Ericsson
4 4 (13.33%) Huawei
4 4 (13.33%) Nokia
4 4 (13.33%) Nortel