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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT)
Rank 915 930 928
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Permanent jobs citing VSAT 20 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.007% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.036% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 6
Average salary £38,500 £42,000 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,600 £34,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,700 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £29,000 £45,250
% change year-on-year
+32.75% -35.91%

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
17278 19320 18195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 18.15% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14368 15676 14260
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VSAT over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 within the UK.

VSAT Salary Histogram in the UK

VSAT
Top 5 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 12 February 2016. 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
England +33 20 £38,500 -8.33% 1
South East +26 11 £38,500 +32.75% 1
Surrey +21 11 £38,500 +32.75%
London +13 9 £73,750 +44.60%
Redhill -2 3 £21,000 -27.58%

VSAT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 21 (56.76%) Firewall
2 19 (51.35%) Degree
3 18 (48.65%) Telecoms
4 17 (45.95%) Windows
4 17 (45.95%) Cisco
5 15 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (37.84%) CCNA
7 13 (35.14%) VoIP
8 12 (32.43%) WAN
8 12 (32.43%) Linux
8 12 (32.43%) LAN
9 11 (29.73%) MS Office
10 9 (24.32%) HNC
10 9 (24.32%) Electronics
10 9 (24.32%) Computer Science
10 9 (24.32%) Billing
10 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (21.62%) HP NNM
11 8 (21.62%) SolarWinds
11 8 (21.62%) Service Delivery
11 8 (21.62%) Netcool
11 8 (21.62%) HP
12 7 (18.92%) 3G
12 7 (18.92%) DVB
13 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
13 6 (16.22%) HND
13 6 (16.22%) MCSE
13 6 (16.22%) Project Planning
14 5 (13.51%) Capacity Planning

VSAT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (56.76%) Firewall
2 13 (35.14%) VoIP
3 12 (32.43%) LAN
3 12 (32.43%) WAN
4 7 (18.92%) 3G
4 7 (18.92%) DVB
5 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
6 5 (13.51%) 4G
6 5 (13.51%) GSM
7 3 (8.11%) WiMAX
8 2 (5.41%) Broadband
8 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
8 2 (5.41%) MPLS
8 2 (5.41%) PABX
8 2 (5.41%) TETRA
8 2 (5.41%) Wireless
9 1 (2.70%) 3GPP
9 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.70%) OSPF
9 1 (2.70%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) CruiseControl
General
1 18 (48.65%) Telecoms
2 9 (24.32%) Billing
2 9 (24.32%) Electronics
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Network Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) NOC Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Operations Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Communications Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.70%) IT Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Network Communications Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Network Operations Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (24.32%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.81%) User Experience
4 2 (5.41%) CCTV
4 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.41%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (5.41%) Physics
5 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Service Delivery
2 6 (16.22%) Project Planning
3 5 (13.51%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (13.51%) CRM
4 3 (8.11%) BCP
4 3 (8.11%) Logistics
4 3 (8.11%) Network Design
4 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
4 3 (8.11%) Project Management
5 2 (5.41%) Business Development
5 2 (5.41%) Operations Management
5 2 (5.41%) Product Management
5 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.41%) Use Case
6 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.70%) High Availability
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) Java
1 4 (10.81%) Perl
1 4 (10.81%) PHP
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) Degree
2 15 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (37.84%) CCNA
4 9 (24.32%) HNC
5 6 (16.22%) HND
5 6 (16.22%) MCSE
5 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.70%) CCNP
7 1 (2.70%) CCSA
7 1 (2.70%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) HP NNM
1 8 (21.62%) Netcool
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Cisco
2 8 (21.62%) HP
2 8 (21.62%) SolarWinds
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) Cerillion
4 2 (5.41%) Convergys
4 2 (5.41%) Ericsson
4 2 (5.41%) Remedy
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.70%) EMC
5 1 (2.70%) Riverbed