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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 785 782 753
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -29
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 96 110 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.62% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36 79 91
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £125,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%

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
19260 17864 21476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.99% 16.96% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15487 13977 17553
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

UMTS Salary Histogram in the UK

UMTS
Top 18 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 27 February 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 -21 89 £65,000 +30.00% 20
South East -16 53 £50,000 - 17
Berkshire +23 43 £43,000 +13.15% 13
Reading +24 38 £42,500 - 1
London +18 24 £90,000 +80.00%
Brentford - 20 £90,000 -
North West - 6 £45,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +8 5 - -
Surrey -31 5 £57,500 +9.52% 3
Scotland +12 4 - -
Guildford -9 4 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Manchester - 4 - -
Glasgow - 4 - -
Newbury -3 3 £55,000 +46.66% 4
West Midlands -16 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Coventry - 2 - -
Amersham - 1 - -

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 187 (82.74%) GSM
2 163 (72.12%) Telecoms
3 118 (52.21%) Wireless
4 113 (50.00%) LTE
5 92 (40.71%) Degree
6 75 (33.19%) 3G
7 73 (32.30%) Marketing
8 70 (30.97%) Service Delivery
9 65 (28.76%) WiMAX
10 60 (26.55%) Ericsson
11 54 (23.89%) 2G
12 53 (23.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 51 (22.57%) Radio Access Network
14 50 (22.12%) Analytical Skills
14 50 (22.12%) UNIX
15 47 (20.80%) GPRS
16 46 (20.35%) Nokia
17 45 (19.91%) RNC
17 45 (19.91%) QA
18 43 (19.03%) Nortel
19 41 (18.14%) SS7
20 38 (16.81%) Huawei
21 36 (15.93%) Change Management
22 35 (15.49%) Alcatel-Lucent
23 33 (14.60%) TIBCO
23 33 (14.60%) NDS
23 33 (14.60%) HND
23 33 (14.60%) Product Marketing
24 32 (14.16%) HNC
25 30 (13.27%) SLA

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 11 (4.87%) MS Office
2 7 (3.10%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 187 (82.74%) GSM
2 118 (52.21%) Wireless
3 113 (50.00%) LTE
4 75 (33.19%) 3G
5 65 (28.76%) WiMAX
6 54 (23.89%) 2G
7 51 (22.57%) Radio Access Network
8 47 (20.80%) GPRS
9 45 (19.91%) RNC
10 41 (18.14%) SS7
11 28 (12.39%) ATM
12 27 (11.95%) SDH
12 27 (11.95%) 4G
13 23 (10.18%) 3GPP
13 23 (10.18%) CDMA
14 22 (9.73%) HSPA
15 20 (8.85%) Broadband
16 19 (8.41%) LAN
16 19 (8.41%) WCDMA
16 19 (8.41%) CDMA2000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.77%) MySQL
2 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (4.87%) Subversion
1 11 (4.87%) GCC
1 11 (4.87%) GDB
1 11 (4.87%) Trac
2 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 163 (72.12%) Telecoms
2 73 (32.30%) Marketing
3 6 (2.65%) Electronics
4 4 (1.77%) Billing
5 3 (1.33%) Finance
6 1 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.44%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (13.27%) Wireless Engineer
1 30 (13.27%) RAN Engineer
2 27 (11.95%) Network Engineer
3 26 (11.50%) Support Engineer
4 19 (8.41%) Account Manager
4 19 (8.41%) Technical Engineer
5 18 (7.96%) Radio Engineer
6 17 (7.52%) Radio Network Engineer
6 17 (7.52%) Network Optimisation Engineer
7 12 (5.31%) Account Director
7 12 (5.31%) Software Engineer
8 11 (4.87%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (4.42%) Trainer
10 9 (3.98%) Senior RAN Engineer
11 7 (3.10%) 3G Engineer
11 7 (3.10%) Test Engineer
12 6 (2.65%) Technical Support Engineer
12 6 (2.65%) Technical Trainer
12 6 (2.65%) Sales Manager
12 6 (2.65%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.87%) STL
1 11 (4.87%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (1.77%) Middleware
3 3 (1.33%) WAP
4 2 (0.88%) REST
4 2 (0.88%) ServiceStack
4 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (0.88%) WinForms
4 2 (0.88%) WPF
4 2 (0.88%) Silverlight
4 2 (0.88%) Web Services
4 2 (0.88%) XML
4 2 (0.88%) .NET
4 2 (0.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (22.12%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (11.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.21%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.77%) Device Driver
5 3 (1.33%) VHDL
5 3 (1.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (0.88%) Smartphone
6 2 (0.88%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.44%) Handset
7 1 (0.44%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 50 (22.12%) UNIX
2 24 (10.62%) Linux
3 11 (4.87%) Windows
4 7 (3.10%) Windows 2000
4 7 (3.10%) Windows NT
5 3 (1.33%) Android
5 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Phone 7
6 2 (0.88%) Windows CE
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.44%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (30.97%) Service Delivery
2 36 (15.93%) Change Management
3 33 (14.60%) Product Marketing
4 21 (9.29%) Project Management
4 21 (9.29%) Network Planning
5 17 (7.52%) Performance Monitoring
6 16 (7.08%) Service Management
6 16 (7.08%) Product Management
7 14 (6.19%) Software Engineering
8 11 (4.87%) OO
8 11 (4.87%) OOD
8 11 (4.87%) Multithreading
9 7 (3.10%) Capacity Management
10 6 (2.65%) Network Architecture
10 6 (2.65%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (2.65%) Performance Management
11 5 (2.21%) OpenUP
11 5 (2.21%) Requirements Management
11 5 (2.21%) Test Strategy
12 4 (1.77%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.08%) C++
2 14 (6.19%) C
3 5 (2.21%) Perl
3 5 (2.21%) Python
4 4 (1.77%) Embedded C
4 4 (1.77%) Java
4 4 (1.77%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.88%) C#
5 2 (0.88%) SQL
6 1 (0.44%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 92 (40.71%) Degree
2 33 (14.60%) HND
3 32 (14.16%) HNC
4 9 (3.98%) CCNA
4 9 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.54%) Postgraduate
6 4 (1.77%) CCIE
6 4 (1.77%) CCNP
7 3 (1.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (19.91%) QA
2 30 (13.27%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (14.60%) NDS
2 4 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) Netcool
1 1 (0.44%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (26.55%) Ericsson
2 53 (23.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 46 (20.35%) Nokia
4 43 (19.03%) Nortel
5 38 (16.81%) Huawei
6 35 (15.49%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 33 (14.60%) TIBCO
8 19 (8.41%) Cisco
9 18 (7.96%) Microsoft
10 7 (3.10%) Sybase
10 7 (3.10%) VMware
11 4 (1.77%) HP
11 4 (1.77%) BT
12 3 (1.33%) Oracle
12 3 (1.33%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.88%) Apple
13 2 (0.88%) Citrix
14 1 (0.44%) Business Objects
14 1 (0.44%) Intel
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