The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 750 775 756
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -19
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 148 115 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 0.61% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 33 76 105
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £39,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £66,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +17.64%

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
19930 18802 22840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.80% 17.17% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16113 14740 19028
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UMTS
Salary Trend

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

UMTS Salary Trend in the UK

UMTS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UMTS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

UMTS Salary Histogram in the UK

UMTS
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UMTS within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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 +29 145 £57,500 +15.00% 8
South East +65 116 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Berkshire +74 103 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Reading +68 89 £52,500 +10.52% 1
London -1 12 £90,000 +89.47%
Surrey -8 9 £57,500 +9.52% 4
Brentford - 8 £90,000 -
Guildford -17 7 £57,500 +4.54% 2
East of England -16 5 £60,000 +4.34%
West Midlands - 5 £27,850 -
Slough - 5 - -
Buckinghamshire 0 3 £51,000 -
Hertfordshire -15 3 - -
Coventry - 3 - -
Borehamwood - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire -9 2 £60,000 +55.84%
Warwickshire - 2 £27,850 -
Nuneaton - 2 £27,850 -
Hampshire -28 1 - -
Amersham - 1 £51,000 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Hook - 1 - -

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing UMTS 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 UMTS.

1 201 (84.81%) GSM
2 156 (65.82%) Telecoms
3 121 (51.05%) LTE
4 107 (45.15%) Wireless
5 79 (33.33%) Degree
6 73 (30.80%) Marketing
7 67 (28.27%) 3G
8 62 (26.16%) Service Delivery
9 56 (23.63%) UNIX
10 55 (23.21%) GPRS
11 53 (22.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 48 (20.25%) 2G
13 47 (19.83%) WiMAX
13 47 (19.83%) SS7
14 43 (18.14%) Radio Access Network
15 41 (17.30%) Change Management
16 39 (16.46%) TIBCO
16 39 (16.46%) Product Marketing
16 39 (16.46%) NDS
17 38 (16.03%) HND
17 38 (16.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
17 38 (16.03%) Ericsson
18 37 (15.61%) HNC
19 36 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
20 35 (14.77%) QA
21 34 (14.35%) Linux
22 32 (13.50%) 3GPP
23 30 (12.66%) ATM
23 30 (12.66%) C++
23 30 (12.66%) Nokia

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing UMTS 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 UMTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (2.53%) MS Office
1 6 (2.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 201 (84.81%) GSM
2 121 (51.05%) LTE
3 107 (45.15%) Wireless
4 67 (28.27%) 3G
5 55 (23.21%) GPRS
6 48 (20.25%) 2G
7 47 (19.83%) WiMAX
7 47 (19.83%) SS7
8 43 (18.14%) Radio Access Network
9 32 (13.50%) 3GPP
10 30 (12.66%) ATM
10 30 (12.66%) 4G
11 29 (12.24%) RNC
12 28 (11.81%) SMS
13 26 (10.97%) WCDMA
13 26 (10.97%) CDMA
14 22 (9.28%) LAN
14 22 (9.28%) HSPA
15 20 (8.44%) Broadband
15 20 (8.44%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (6.33%) Subversion
1 15 (6.33%) GCC
1 15 (6.33%) GDB
1 15 (6.33%) Trac
2 4 (1.69%) CppUnit
2 4 (1.69%) Valgrind
3 2 (0.84%) CruiseControl
3 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.42%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.42%) ClearQuest
General
1 156 (65.82%) Telecoms
2 73 (30.80%) Marketing
3 6 (2.53%) Mandarin Language
4 5 (2.11%) Electronics
4 5 (2.11%) Billing
5 3 (1.27%) Finance
6 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.42%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (15.19%) Network Engineer
2 33 (13.92%) Support Engineer
3 27 (11.39%) Wireless Engineer
4 21 (8.86%) Technical Engineer
5 20 (8.44%) Software Engineer
6 19 (8.02%) RAN Engineer
7 16 (6.75%) Radio Network Engineer
7 16 (6.75%) Network Optimisation Engineer
7 16 (6.75%) Senior Software Engineer
7 16 (6.75%) Radio Engineer
8 15 (6.33%) Account Manager
9 12 (5.06%) Test Engineer
10 10 (4.22%) Developer
11 9 (3.80%) Core Network Engineer
12 8 (3.38%) Administrator
12 8 (3.38%) Network Administrator
12 8 (3.38%) Account Director
13 6 (2.53%) IT Administrator
13 6 (2.53%) Technical Support
13 6 (2.53%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.33%) STL
1 15 (6.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 9 (3.80%) Middleware
3 4 (1.69%) HTML
3 4 (1.69%) .NET
3 4 (1.69%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (1.69%) WPF
3 4 (1.69%) LINQ
3 4 (1.69%) jQuery
3 4 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (1.27%) Ajax
4 3 (1.27%) HTML5
4 3 (1.27%) CSS
5 2 (0.84%) XML
5 2 (0.84%) WAP
6 1 (0.42%) SyncML
6 1 (0.42%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (11.81%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.80%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.80%) Device Driver
4 4 (1.69%) Smartphone
5 2 (0.84%) Blackberry
5 2 (0.84%) VHDL
5 2 (0.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (0.84%) Smart Meter
5 2 (0.84%) Open Source
6 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.42%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.42%) Handset
6 1 (0.42%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.42%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 56 (23.63%) UNIX
2 34 (14.35%) Linux
3 18 (7.59%) Windows
4 9 (3.80%) Windows 2000
4 9 (3.80%) Windows NT
5 2 (0.84%) Android
5 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.42%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.42%) bada
6 1 (0.42%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (26.16%) Service Delivery
2 41 (17.30%) Change Management
3 39 (16.46%) Product Marketing
4 29 (12.24%) Software Engineering
4 29 (12.24%) Project Management
5 23 (9.70%) Network Planning
6 17 (7.17%) Service Management
7 16 (6.75%) OO
7 16 (6.75%) Performance Monitoring
8 15 (6.33%) OOD
8 15 (6.33%) Multithreading
8 15 (6.33%) Product Management
9 13 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (5.06%) Network Architecture
11 11 (4.64%) Performance Management
12 9 (3.80%) High Availability
13 7 (2.95%) Test Strategy
13 7 (2.95%) Network Monitoring
14 5 (2.11%) OpenUP
14 5 (2.11%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.66%) C++
2 18 (7.59%) C
3 14 (5.91%) Perl
3 14 (5.91%) Python
4 12 (5.06%) Bash Shell
5 11 (4.64%) Embedded C
6 10 (4.22%) Java
7 6 (2.53%) SQL
8 4 (1.69%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.69%) C#
8 4 (1.69%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.27%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 79 (33.33%) Degree
2 38 (16.03%) HND
3 37 (15.61%) HNC
4 15 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (5.91%) CCNA
6 9 (3.80%) CCIE
6 9 (3.80%) CCNP
7 3 (1.27%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.84%) ISEB
8 2 (0.84%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.42%) CCENT
9 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (14.77%) QA
2 19 (8.02%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (16.46%) NDS
2 7 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) Netcool
1 1 (0.42%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (22.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 39 (16.46%) TIBCO
3 38 (16.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 38 (16.03%) Ericsson
4 30 (12.66%) Nokia
5 29 (12.24%) Nortel
6 25 (10.55%) Cisco
7 22 (9.28%) Huawei
8 19 (8.02%) Microsoft
9 9 (3.80%) Sybase
10 7 (2.95%) Citrix
10 7 (2.95%) VMware
11 4 (1.69%) Coverity
12 3 (1.27%) Oracle
12 3 (1.27%) HP
13 2 (0.84%) BT
14 1 (0.42%) Intel
14 1 (0.42%) Business Objects
14 1 (0.42%) Symbian
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