The table below looks at the statistics for TETRA skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TETRA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA)
Rank 877 866 844
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -22
Permanent jobs citing TETRA 16 41 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.036% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.088% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 12
Average salary £35,500 £65,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.38% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £65,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-45.38% +44.44%

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
18260 20805 18853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.67% 18.13% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15141 16472 15224
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

TETRA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TETRA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TETRA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

TETRA
Salary Trend

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

TETRA Salary Trend in the UK

TETRA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing TETRA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 within the UK.

TETRA Salary Histogram in the UK

TETRA
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing TETRA within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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 -17 16 £35,500 -45.38% 1
South East +9 6 £35,500 -45.38% 1
Cambridge +17 5 £60,000 -2.04%
Cambridgeshire +15 5 £60,000 -2.04%
East of England 0 5 £60,000 +4.34%
Oxfordshire - 5 £35,500 -
Wiltshire - 5 £26,500 -
South West - 5 £26,500 -
Abingdon - 5 £35,500 -
Chippenham - 5 £26,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £30,000 -

TETRA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing TETRA 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 TETRA.

1 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
2 13 (40.63%) Wireless
3 11 (34.38%) WiMAX
3 11 (34.38%) GSM
3 11 (34.38%) LAN
3 11 (34.38%) UMTS
3 11 (34.38%) WLAN
4 10 (31.25%) Electronics
4 10 (31.25%) Telecoms
5 9 (28.13%) Degree
6 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 8 (25.00%) Workflow
6 8 (25.00%) VMware
6 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (25.00%) VoIP
6 8 (25.00%) PBX
6 8 (25.00%) ITIL
6 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (25.00%) Nortel
6 8 (25.00%) Siemens
6 8 (25.00%) DASS2
6 8 (25.00%) DPNSS
6 8 (25.00%) MATLAB
7 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
7 7 (21.88%) Firewall
7 7 (21.88%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (18.75%) LTE

TETRA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing TETRA 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 TETRA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.63%) MS Office
3 3 (9.38%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Line 500
1 2 (6.25%) Sage ERP X3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) Wireless
2 11 (34.38%) WLAN
2 11 (34.38%) WiMAX
2 11 (34.38%) GSM
2 11 (34.38%) LAN
2 11 (34.38%) UMTS
3 8 (25.00%) VoIP
3 8 (25.00%) PBX
3 8 (25.00%) DASS2
3 8 (25.00%) DPNSS
3 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (21.88%) Firewall
5 6 (18.75%) LTE
6 5 (15.63%) 3G
6 5 (15.63%) 2G
6 5 (15.63%) DVB
6 5 (15.63%) DAB
7 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Informix
1 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
General
1 10 (31.25%) Electronics
1 10 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Design Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Wireless Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Radio Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Principal Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Sage Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Engineering Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Support
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Bid Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) CSS
1 2 (6.25%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
2 7 (21.88%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (15.63%) UNIX
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.25%) AIX
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL
1 8 (25.00%) Workflow
2 6 (18.75%) Project Management
3 5 (15.63%) Validation
3 5 (15.63%) Network Planning
3 5 (15.63%) Data Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Release Management
4 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Software Architecture
4 3 (9.38%) Digital Signal Processing
4 3 (9.38%) Signal Processing
4 3 (9.38%) SDLC
4 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Product Management
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 3 (9.38%) C
3 3 (9.38%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) JTAG
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Nortel
1 8 (25.00%) Siemens
1 8 (25.00%) VMware
2 5 (15.63%) Mapinfo
3 2 (6.25%) IBM
3 2 (6.25%) Sage
4 1 (3.13%) Motorola