The table below looks at the statistics for UMTS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Rank 201 191 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.060% 0.023% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UMTS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
769 759 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.41% 17.57% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 683 593 685
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

UMTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UMTS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

UMTS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

UMTS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UMTS across the West Midlands region.

UMTS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

UMTS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UMTS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
(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
Coventry - 3 - -
UMTS
England

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 6 (66.67%) GPRS
1 6 (66.67%) ISDN
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
1 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 6 (66.67%) VPN
1 6 (66.67%) CCIE
1 6 (66.67%) CCNP
1 6 (66.67%) CCNA
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (66.67%) Internet
1 6 (66.67%) MPLS
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) xDSL
2 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (44.44%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) GSM
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) HNC
3 3 (33.33%) HND
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) SLA
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) eTOM
3 3 (33.33%) Business Development

UMTS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) GPRS
1 6 (66.67%) ISDN
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
1 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 6 (66.67%) VPN
1 6 (66.67%) Internet
1 6 (66.67%) MPLS
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) xDSL
2 4 (44.44%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) GSM
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Administrator
1 6 (66.67%) Network Administrator
2 4 (44.44%) IT Administrator
2 4 (44.44%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (33.33%) Head of Operations
4 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (33.33%) eTOM
2 3 (33.33%) Business Development
2 3 (33.33%) WFM
2 3 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 3 (33.33%) People Management
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CCIE
1 6 (66.67%) CCNP
1 6 (66.67%) CCNA
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) HNC
2 3 (33.33%) HND
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft