The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for LTE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LTE over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3GPP Long Term Evolution (LTE)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 372 401 407
Rank change year-on-year +29 +6  
Permanent jobs citing LTE 24 47 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.81% 1.09% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 26
Median salary £51,250 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.86% +27.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £77,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00%  

LTE is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2960 4319 4598
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.74% 22.18% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2406 3658 3513
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £63,550
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing LTE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for LTE in the South East

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Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LTE in the South East.

Salary trend for LTE in the South East

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Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LTE in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for LTE in the South East

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Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LTE within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +55 11 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 5 - -
Hampshire +20 4 £52,500 - 2
Berkshire +11 3 £47,500 -20.83%
Kent +24 1 - -
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England

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing LTE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for LTE.

1 39 (79.59%) Telecoms
2 25 (51.02%) GSM
3 24 (48.98%) UMTS
4 22 (44.90%) Linux
5 16 (32.65%) C++
6 15 (30.61%) Cisco
6 15 (30.61%) 3G
6 15 (30.61%) Degree
6 15 (30.61%) 4G
7 13 (26.53%) Software Engineering
8 12 (24.49%) 2G
8 12 (24.49%) Diameter Protocol
9 11 (22.45%) Wireshark
9 11 (22.45%) Subversion
10 10 (20.41%) Wireless
10 10 (20.41%) RTP
10 10 (20.41%) STL
10 10 (20.41%) OO
10 10 (20.41%) PBX
10 10 (20.41%) RANAP
10 10 (20.41%) Multithreading
10 10 (20.41%) Trac
10 10 (20.41%) GCC
10 10 (20.41%) GDB
10 10 (20.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 10 (20.41%) Asterisk PBX
10 10 (20.41%) Cross-Platform Development
11 8 (16.33%) Radio Access Network
11 8 (16.33%) VoIP
12 7 (14.29%) Java

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.04%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Traffica
Communications & Networking
1 25 (51.02%) GSM
2 24 (48.98%) UMTS
3 15 (30.61%) 3G
3 15 (30.61%) 4G
4 12 (24.49%) 2G
4 12 (24.49%) Diameter Protocol
5 11 (22.45%) Wireshark
6 10 (20.41%) Asterisk PBX
6 10 (20.41%) PBX
6 10 (20.41%) RANAP
6 10 (20.41%) RTP
6 10 (20.41%) Wireless
7 8 (16.33%) Radio Access Network
7 8 (16.33%) VoIP
8 7 (14.29%) SIGTRAN
9 6 (12.24%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (10.20%) GPRS
10 5 (10.20%) H.323
10 5 (10.20%) SS7
10 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Subversion
2 10 (20.41%) GCC
2 10 (20.41%) GDB
2 10 (20.41%) Trac
3 3 (6.12%) Metasploit
4 1 (2.04%) Android Studio
4 1 (2.04%) JIRA
4 1 (2.04%) Maven
4 1 (2.04%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.04%) Xcode
General
1 39 (79.59%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.20%) Marketing
3 3 (6.12%) Electronics
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) Military
4 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) C++ Software Engineer
1 10 (20.41%) Software Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Telecoms Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) 3G Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) 4G Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Core Network Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Network Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Telecoms Software Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) NOC Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Graduate
6 4 (8.16%) Network Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Network Operations Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Network Performance Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Performance Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Sales Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Security Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 10 (20.41%) STL
2 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.04%) JavaFX
2 1 (2.04%) Spring
2 1 (2.04%) Swing
2 1 (2.04%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Handset
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) Linux
2 6 (12.24%) Windows
3 3 (6.12%) VxWorks
4 2 (4.08%) Android
4 2 (4.08%) Unix
5 1 (2.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) Software Engineering
2 10 (20.41%) Cross-Platform Development
2 10 (20.41%) Multithreading
2 10 (20.41%) OO
3 5 (10.20%) Incident Management
3 5 (10.20%) Network Management
3 5 (10.20%) Performance Management
3 5 (10.20%) Presales
3 5 (10.20%) Project Management
4 4 (8.16%) ITIL
4 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
4 4 (8.16%) Network Architecture
4 4 (8.16%) Network Performance Management
4 4 (8.16%) Six Sigma
5 3 (6.12%) Business Development
5 3 (6.12%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (6.12%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (6.12%) Open Source
5 3 (6.12%) Source Code Analysis
5 3 (6.12%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) C++
2 7 (14.29%) Java
3 5 (10.20%) Python
3 5 (10.20%) SQL
4 3 (6.12%) C
5 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.08%) Perl
5 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.04%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) CCENT
3 2 (4.08%) CCNA
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Netcool
1 4 (8.16%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (6.12%) Nessus
2 3 (6.12%) Nmap
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Cisco
2 5 (10.20%) Ericsson
3 3 (6.12%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 3 (6.12%) Huawei
3 3 (6.12%) Nokia
4 2 (4.08%) Google
5 1 (2.04%) Apple
5 1 (2.04%) Juniper
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
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