The table below looks at the statistics for HSPA skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HSPA over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank 920 948 938
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -10
Permanent jobs citing HSPA 10 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.007% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.058% 0.037% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 16
Average salary £29,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 - £50,000

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
17095 19043 18188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.05% 18.14% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14214 15426 14244
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

HSPA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing HSPA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HSPA within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
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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
England +24 10 £29,000 -22.66%
South East +8 10 £29,000 -
Reigate - 10 £29,000 -
Surrey - 10 £29,000 -

HSPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing HSPA 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 HSPA.

1 14 (93.33%) VoIP
1 14 (93.33%) TCP/IP
1 14 (93.33%) VPN
1 14 (93.33%) DNS
1 14 (93.33%) SLA
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
1 14 (93.33%) Citrix
1 14 (93.33%) Terminal Services
1 14 (93.33%) 3G
1 14 (93.33%) DSL
1 14 (93.33%) MS Office
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
1 14 (93.33%) MS Excel
1 14 (93.33%) MS Exchange
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
1 14 (93.33%) ITSM
1 14 (93.33%) BT
1 14 (93.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 14 (93.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 14 (93.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 14 (93.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (6.67%) LTE
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (6.67%) Handset
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing

HSPA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing HSPA 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 HSPA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (93.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 14 (93.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (93.33%) MS Excel
1 14 (93.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) 3G
1 14 (93.33%) DNS
1 14 (93.33%) DSL
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
1 14 (93.33%) TCP/IP
1 14 (93.33%) VoIP
1 14 (93.33%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) GPRS
2 1 (6.67%) GSM
2 1 (6.67%) LTE
2 1 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (6.67%) UMTS
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 14 (93.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 14 (93.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 14 (93.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 14 (93.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 14 (93.33%) Field Engineer
1 14 (93.33%) Field Support Engineer
1 14 (93.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Field Service Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Product Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (93.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
1 14 (93.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 14 (93.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) ITSM
2 1 (6.67%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (93.33%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
1 14 (93.33%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) BT
1 14 (93.33%) Citrix
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft