The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
UK
Rank 824 911 851
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -60
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 25 28 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.028% 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.17% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 30
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,150 £28,100 £47,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £59,000 £125,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -21.73%

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
14124 16758 18949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.74% 16.76% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11537 13913 15380
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing UMTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017 within the UK.

UMTS Salary Histogram in the UK

UMTS
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UMTS within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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 +83 24 £47,500 +5.55% 4
South East +74 20 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Berkshire +55 13 £77,500 +85.62% 1
Surrey +36 7 £45,000 - 2
Camberley - 6 £45,000 - 2
Reading +38 4 - - 1
Slough +38 3 £77,500 -
London +63 2 £52,500 -4.54%
North West - 2 £37,500 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £37,500 - 1
Wilmslow - 2 £37,500 - 1
Weybridge - 1 £47,500 -

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing UMTS 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 UMTS.

1 50 (87.72%) GSM
2 38 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 29 (50.88%) LTE
4 18 (31.58%) Service Delivery
5 16 (28.07%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 16 (28.07%) Presales
6 15 (26.32%) C++
6 15 (26.32%) Unix
6 15 (26.32%) Linux
7 14 (24.56%) Value-Added Service
8 13 (22.81%) TIBCO
8 13 (22.81%) SS7
8 13 (22.81%) Change Management
9 12 (21.05%) Wireless
9 12 (21.05%) Marketing
9 12 (21.05%) 3G
10 10 (17.54%) Nokia
10 10 (17.54%) GPRS
10 10 (17.54%) Nokia Networks
10 10 (17.54%) Product Marketing
11 9 (15.79%) Electronics
11 9 (15.79%) 2G
11 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
12 8 (14.04%) WLAN
12 8 (14.04%) Cisco
13 7 (12.28%) Wireshark
13 7 (12.28%) Ericsson
13 7 (12.28%) HNC
13 7 (12.28%) HND
14 6 (10.53%) STL

UMTS
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 4 (7.02%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
1 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (87.72%) GSM
2 29 (50.88%) LTE
3 14 (24.56%) Value-Added Service
4 13 (22.81%) SS7
5 12 (21.05%) 3G
5 12 (21.05%) Wireless
6 10 (17.54%) GPRS
7 9 (15.79%) 2G
8 8 (14.04%) WLAN
9 7 (12.28%) Wireshark
10 6 (10.53%) Asterisk PBX
10 6 (10.53%) Diameter Protocol
10 6 (10.53%) Ethernet
10 6 (10.53%) IPsec
10 6 (10.53%) PBX
10 6 (10.53%) RANAP
10 6 (10.53%) RTP
10 6 (10.53%) VPN
10 6 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (8.77%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) GCC
1 6 (10.53%) GDB
1 6 (10.53%) Subversion
1 6 (10.53%) Trac
General
1 38 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 12 (21.05%) Marketing
3 9 (15.79%) Electronics
4 3 (5.26%) Multimedia
5 2 (3.51%) Automotive
5 2 (3.51%) Finance
6 1 (1.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) VAS Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Network Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Core Network Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Design Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Telecoms Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Electronics Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Hardware Design Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Hardware Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Network Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Security Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Telecoms Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 6 (10.53%) STL
2 2 (3.51%) BREW
2 2 (3.51%) Flash
2 2 (3.51%) J2ME
2 2 (3.51%) Middleware
2 2 (3.51%) OpenAL
2 2 (3.51%) OpenCL
2 2 (3.51%) OpenGL
2 2 (3.51%) Qt
2 2 (3.51%) Series 60
2 2 (3.51%) SVG
2 2 (3.51%) UIQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) CPLD
1 5 (8.77%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (5.26%) Handset
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.51%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.51%) iPhone
3 2 (3.51%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (3.51%) MPEG
3 2 (3.51%) Smartcard
3 2 (3.51%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Linux
1 15 (26.32%) Unix
2 4 (7.02%) Windows
3 2 (3.51%) Android
3 2 (3.51%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (3.51%) Nucleus RTOS
3 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) Service Delivery
2 16 (28.07%) Presales
3 13 (22.81%) Change Management
4 10 (17.54%) Product Marketing
5 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.53%) Cross-Platform Development
6 6 (10.53%) Multithreading
6 6 (10.53%) OO
7 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.77%) Network Planning
7 5 (8.77%) Schematic Capture
8 4 (7.02%) Analytics
8 4 (7.02%) Network Design
9 3 (5.26%) Business Development
9 3 (5.26%) Project Management
10 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.51%) Mobile Commerce
10 2 (3.51%) Regression Testing
10 2 (3.51%) Scrum
10 2 (3.51%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) C++
2 6 (10.53%) Bash Shell
2 6 (10.53%) Perl
2 6 (10.53%) Python
3 4 (7.02%) Java
3 4 (7.02%) Tcl
4 2 (3.51%) C
4 2 (3.51%) C#
4 2 (3.51%) MapBasic
4 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) HNC
1 7 (12.28%) HND
2 6 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) ISEB
3 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Firmware
2 4 (7.02%) KVM
2 4 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 13 (22.81%) TIBCO
3 10 (17.54%) Nokia
3 10 (17.54%) Nokia Networks
4 8 (14.04%) Cisco
5 7 (12.28%) Ericsson
6 6 (10.53%) Huawei
7 5 (8.77%) EMC
7 5 (8.77%) Mitel
8 3 (5.26%) Mapinfo
8 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.51%) Actix
9 2 (3.51%) Anite
9 2 (3.51%) Intel
9 2 (3.51%) Symbian
10 1 (1.75%) Oracle
Camberley, Surrey
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: 50000
Posted: 7 days ago
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