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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
High Speed Packet Access (HSPA)
Rank 917 951 985
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +34
Permanent jobs citing HSPA 16 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.006% 0.003%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.095% 0.037% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 3
Median salary £60,000 £100,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £140,000 -
% change year-on-year
-60.71% -

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
16761 18943 20641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.04% 17.30% 17.38%
Number of salaries quoted 13956 15430 16500
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 June 2016 within the UK.

HSPA Salary Histogram in the UK

HSPA
Top 7 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 28 June 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 +40 14 £62,500 -37.50%
London +24 9 £65,000 +8.33%
South East +42 3 £60,000 -
Thatcham - 3 £60,000 -
Berkshire - 3 £60,000 -
Bristol - 2 £55,000 -
South West - 2 £55,000 -

HSPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 29 (100.00%) 3G
2 21 (72.41%) LTE
3 19 (65.52%) Telecoms
4 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
5 16 (55.17%) Firewall
5 16 (55.17%) 4G
5 16 (55.17%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (44.83%) Project Management
7 12 (41.38%) 2G
7 12 (41.38%) Network Design
8 9 (31.03%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (31.03%) MS Office
8 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
9 8 (27.59%) Windows
9 8 (27.59%) Apache
9 8 (27.59%) Python
9 8 (27.59%) XML
9 8 (27.59%) HTML
9 8 (27.59%) Java
9 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
9 8 (27.59%) GPRS
9 8 (27.59%) VoIP
9 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
9 8 (27.59%) VPN
9 8 (27.59%) DNS
9 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
9 8 (27.59%) Terminal Services
9 8 (27.59%) Internet
9 8 (27.59%) SLA
9 8 (27.59%) Citrix

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 (27.59%) Apache
1 8 (27.59%) Apache Spark
1 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
1 9 (31.03%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon S3
1 8 (27.59%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (27.59%) Google Cloud Platform
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) 3G
2 21 (72.41%) LTE
3 16 (55.17%) 4G
3 16 (55.17%) Firewall
4 12 (41.38%) 2G
5 9 (31.03%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (27.59%) DNS
6 8 (27.59%) DSL
6 8 (27.59%) GPRS
6 8 (27.59%) Internet
6 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
6 8 (27.59%) VoIP
6 8 (27.59%) VPN
7 4 (13.79%) GSM
7 4 (13.79%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (13.79%) WCDMA
7 4 (13.79%) Wireshark
8 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Hadoop
General
1 19 (65.52%) Telecoms
2 7 (24.14%) Automotive
2 7 (24.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 8 (27.59%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 8 (27.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 8 (27.59%) 2nd Line Support
1 8 (27.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 8 (27.59%) Architect
1 8 (27.59%) Field Engineer
1 8 (27.59%) Field Support Engineer
1 8 (27.59%) Support Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Designer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Designer
4 3 (10.34%) BSS Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Field Service Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.90%) BSS Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) HTML
1 8 (27.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (55.17%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (27.59%) Public Cloud
2 8 (27.59%) Visualisation
2 8 (27.59%) Web 2.0
3 7 (24.14%) Algorithms
3 7 (24.14%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
1 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Project Management
2 12 (41.38%) Network Design
3 8 (27.59%) Analytics
3 8 (27.59%) Data Visualisation
3 8 (27.59%) ITSM
3 8 (27.59%) Performance Management
3 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (27.59%) Statistical Modelling
4 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (13.79%) High Availability
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) Java
1 8 (27.59%) MATLAB
1 8 (27.59%) Python
2 6 (20.69%) C
3 2 (6.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) CCIE
1 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) PhD
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
1 8 (27.59%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) BT
2 8 (27.59%) Citrix
2 8 (27.59%) Google
3 4 (13.79%) Actix
3 4 (13.79%) Ericsson
3 4 (13.79%) Huawei
3 4 (13.79%) Nokia
3 4 (13.79%) Nortel