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

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank 908 974 980
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +6
Permanent jobs citing HSPA 6 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.007% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.036% 0.043% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 8
Median salary £51,250 £50,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £48,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £109,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £140,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-63.39% +400.00%

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
16448 18407 21200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.83% 16.77% 18.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13610 15257 16764
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
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 August 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 +35 5 £47,500 -5.00%
London +63 2 - -
Bristol - 1 £55,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £45,000 -
South West - 1 £55,000 -
South East - 1 £47,500 -
North East - 1 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £47,500 -
Portsmouth - 1 £47,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £45,000 -

HSPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 24 (92.31%) 3G
1 24 (92.31%) LTE
2 22 (84.62%) Telecoms
3 18 (69.23%) 4G
4 14 (53.85%) Network Design
4 14 (53.85%) 2G
5 13 (50.00%) Project Management
6 10 (38.46%) Firewall
6 10 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (38.46%) Python
6 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (34.62%) GPRS
7 9 (34.62%) Internet
8 8 (30.77%) Apache
8 8 (30.77%) MATLAB
8 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (30.77%) HTML
8 8 (30.77%) Java
8 8 (30.77%) XML
8 8 (30.77%) Apache Spark
8 8 (30.77%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (30.77%) Public Cloud
8 8 (30.77%) Data Visualisation
8 8 (30.77%) Statistical Modelling
8 8 (30.77%) Analytics
8 8 (30.77%) Google
8 8 (30.77%) Performance Management
8 8 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (30.77%) Web 2.0

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 8 (30.77%) Apache
1 8 (30.77%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (30.77%) Amazon S3
1 8 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (30.77%) Google Cloud Platform
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) 3G
1 24 (92.31%) LTE
2 18 (69.23%) 4G
3 14 (53.85%) 2G
4 10 (38.46%) Firewall
4 10 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (34.62%) GPRS
5 9 (34.62%) Internet
6 7 (26.92%) WCDMA
7 6 (23.08%) GSM
7 6 (23.08%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (23.08%) Wireshark
8 2 (7.69%) DNS
8 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 2 (7.69%) VPN
8 2 (7.69%) Wireless
9 1 (3.85%) DSL
9 1 (3.85%) ICMP
9 1 (3.85%) MPLS
9 1 (3.85%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) Hadoop
General
1 22 (84.62%) Telecoms
2 7 (26.92%) Automotive
2 7 (26.92%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Architect
2 7 (26.92%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Designer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Designer
4 3 (11.54%) BSS Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.69%) BSS Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Field Service Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Field Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) HTML
1 8 (30.77%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (30.77%) Public Cloud
2 8 (30.77%) Visualisation
2 8 (30.77%) Web 2.0
3 7 (26.92%) Algorithms
3 7 (26.92%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (3.85%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Network Design
2 13 (50.00%) Project Management
3 8 (30.77%) Analytics
3 8 (30.77%) Data Visualisation
3 8 (30.77%) Performance Management
3 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (30.77%) Statistical Modelling
4 7 (26.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (23.08%) High Availability
5 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) CRM
7 1 (3.85%) ITSM
7 1 (3.85%) Network Planning
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Presales
7 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Python
2 8 (30.77%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) MATLAB
3 6 (23.08%) C
4 3 (11.54%) Perl
5 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (23.08%) CCIE
2 6 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (11.54%) PhD
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Google
3 6 (23.08%) Actix
3 6 (23.08%) Ericsson
3 6 (23.08%) Huawei
3 6 (23.08%) Nokia
3 6 (23.08%) Nortel
4 1 (3.85%) BT
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) Juniper