The table below looks at the statistics for VSAT skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSAT over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT)
Rank 893 878 863
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -15
Permanent jobs citing VSAT 2 21 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.019% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.010% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 22
Average salary £42,000 £36,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.06% +8.14%
UK excluding London average salary - £36,500 £28,250
% change year-on-year
- +29.20%

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
19963 18895 22855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.77% 17.23% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16119 14849 19032
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 £64,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VSAT
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VSAT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VSAT
Salary Trend

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

VSAT Salary Trend in the UK

VSAT
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSAT within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +26 2 £42,000 -23.63%
England +4 2 £42,000 -8.19%

VSAT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing VSAT 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 VSAT.

1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
1 6 (60.00%) CCNP
1 6 (60.00%) CCNA
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (60.00%) MPLS
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) Frame Relay
2 4 (40.00%) IPsec
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
2 4 (40.00%) OSPF
2 4 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (20.00%) Wiki
3 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) Product Management
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) PPP
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Broadband
3 2 (20.00%) GSM
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Strategic Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared

VSAT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing VSAT 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 VSAT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
1 6 (60.00%) MPLS
2 4 (40.00%) OSPF
2 4 (40.00%) BGP
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
2 4 (40.00%) Frame Relay
2 4 (40.00%) IPsec
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) PPP
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) Broadband
3 2 (20.00%) GSM
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Network Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Cisco Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Network Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (20.00%) Workflow
1 2 (20.00%) Product Management
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Strategic Management
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CCNP
1 6 (60.00%) CCNA
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco