The table below looks at the statistics for WiMAX skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WiMAX over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WiMAX
Rank 865 880 856
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -24
Permanent jobs citing WiMAX 27 16 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.014% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.085% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 24
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +10.52%

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
19539 18871 21833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.16% 16.86% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15564 14946 17583
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

WiMAX
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WiMAX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WiMAX
Salary Trend

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

WiMAX Salary Trend in the UK

WiMAX
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WiMAX within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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 +14 19 £40,000 -23.80% 7
South East -3 11 £40,000 -23.80% 5
Berkshire +9 10 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Scotland - 8 - -
North West +14 7 - -
Manchester +14 7 - -
Glasgow - 7 - -
Reading +3 5 - -
Slough +11 2 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Newbury - 2 - - 2
Surrey +1 1 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Bracknell - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

WiMAX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing WiMAX 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 WiMAX.

1 75 (96.15%) Wireless
2 69 (88.46%) Telecoms
2 69 (88.46%) UMTS
3 66 (84.62%) GSM
3 66 (84.62%) 3G
4 62 (79.49%) Degree
5 59 (75.64%) LTE
6 51 (65.38%) 2G
7 50 (64.10%) RNC
7 50 (64.10%) Ericsson
8 48 (61.54%) Nokia
8 48 (61.54%) Nortel
8 48 (61.54%) QA
9 41 (52.56%) Analytical Skills
9 41 (52.56%) Service Delivery
10 35 (44.87%) Radio Access Network
11 31 (39.74%) SLA
12 25 (32.05%) 4G
13 17 (21.79%) Network Planning
13 17 (21.79%) CDMA2000
13 17 (21.79%) HSPA
14 15 (19.23%) Computer Science
14 15 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
14 15 (19.23%) Project Management
15 9 (11.54%) C
16 8 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
17 7 (8.97%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
18 6 (7.69%) Linux
19 5 (6.41%) 802.11
19 5 (6.41%) Wireshark

WiMAX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing WiMAX 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 WiMAX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 75 (96.15%) Wireless
2 69 (88.46%) UMTS
3 66 (84.62%) 3G
3 66 (84.62%) GSM
4 59 (75.64%) LTE
5 51 (65.38%) 2G
6 50 (64.10%) RNC
7 35 (44.87%) Radio Access Network
8 25 (32.05%) 4G
9 17 (21.79%) HSPA
9 17 (21.79%) CDMA2000
10 8 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (6.41%) Wireshark
11 5 (6.41%) 802.11
12 4 (5.13%) VoIP
12 4 (5.13%) MPLS
12 4 (5.13%) Broadband
13 2 (2.56%) GPRS
13 2 (2.56%) SDH
13 2 (2.56%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 69 (88.46%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.28%) Banking
2 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (42.31%) RAN Engineer
2 30 (38.46%) Wireless Engineer
3 19 (24.36%) Network Engineer
4 15 (19.23%) Radio Engineer
4 15 (19.23%) Radio Network Engineer
4 15 (19.23%) Network Optimisation Engineer
5 12 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
6 11 (14.10%) Senior RAN Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) 3G Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Support Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Design Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Design Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Senior FPGA Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) FPGA Design Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Network Support
10 3 (3.85%) FPGA Engineer
11 2 (2.56%) Systems Test Engineer
11 2 (2.56%) Test Engineer
11 2 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 41 (52.56%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (19.23%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.85%) VHDL
3 3 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.28%) ASIC
4 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (2.56%) Windows
3 1 (1.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (52.56%) Service Delivery
2 17 (21.79%) Network Planning
3 15 (19.23%) Project Management
3 15 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (3.85%) System Testing
4 3 (3.85%) Signal Processing
5 2 (2.56%) Software Testing
5 2 (2.56%) Regression Testing
6 1 (1.28%) Workflow
6 1 (1.28%) Migration
6 1 (1.28%) Benchmarking
6 1 (1.28%) Competitive Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.54%) C
2 1 (1.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 62 (79.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (61.54%) QA
2 31 (39.74%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) Iperf
Vendors
1 50 (64.10%) Ericsson
2 48 (61.54%) Nokia
2 48 (61.54%) Nortel
3 7 (8.97%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (3.85%) Huawei
5 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco
6 1 (1.28%) BT
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Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Weybridge
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 17 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago