The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for UMTS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited UMTS over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
England / South East
Rank 375 425 428
Rank change year-on-year +50 +3  
Permanent jobs citing UMTS 15 31 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.74% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 12
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% +22.99%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £36,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £77,500 £57,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -26.08% +27.77%  

UMTS 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 2916 4205 4458
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.82% 21.94% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2369 3569 3413
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

UMTS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for UMTS in the South East

UMTS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for UMTS in the South East

UMTS
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing UMTS in the South East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for UMTS in the South East

UMTS
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 UMTS within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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 +46 9 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
Kent +20 1 - -
Berkshire +6 1 - -
UMTS
England

UMTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing UMTS 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 UMTS.

1 41 (95.35%) GSM
2 35 (81.40%) Telecoms
3 25 (58.14%) LTE
4 16 (37.21%) Service Delivery
5 14 (32.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 14 (32.56%) Linux
6 13 (30.23%) C++
6 13 (30.23%) Value-Added Service
7 12 (27.91%) Cisco
7 12 (27.91%) Software Engineering
8 11 (25.58%) Subversion
8 11 (25.58%) Marketing
8 11 (25.58%) Wireshark
8 11 (25.58%) Presales
8 11 (25.58%) Unix
8 11 (25.58%) Change Management
8 11 (25.58%) TIBCO
8 11 (25.58%) SS7
9 10 (23.26%) Cross-Platform Development
9 10 (23.26%) OO
9 10 (23.26%) STL
9 10 (23.26%) PBX
9 10 (23.26%) Diameter Protocol
9 10 (23.26%) Trac
9 10 (23.26%) GCC
9 10 (23.26%) GDB
9 10 (23.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 10 (23.26%) Asterisk PBX
9 10 (23.26%) Multithreading
9 10 (23.26%) RTP

UMTS
Top Related 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 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Traffica
Communications & Networking
1 41 (95.35%) GSM
2 25 (58.14%) LTE
3 13 (30.23%) Value-Added Service
4 11 (25.58%) SS7
4 11 (25.58%) Wireshark
5 10 (23.26%) Asterisk PBX
5 10 (23.26%) Diameter Protocol
5 10 (23.26%) PBX
5 10 (23.26%) RANAP
5 10 (23.26%) RTP
6 9 (20.93%) SGSN
7 8 (18.60%) GPRS
8 7 (16.28%) 3G
8 7 (16.28%) GGSN
8 7 (16.28%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (13.95%) CDMA
9 6 (13.95%) Wireless
10 5 (11.63%) 2G
11 4 (9.30%) MGW
12 3 (6.98%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Subversion
2 10 (23.26%) GCC
2 10 (23.26%) GDB
2 10 (23.26%) Trac
3 1 (2.33%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) Maven
3 1 (2.33%) NetBeans
General
1 35 (81.40%) Telecoms
2 11 (25.58%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Billing
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Law
3 1 (2.33%) Military
3 1 (2.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Core Network Engineer
1 11 (25.58%) Network Engineer
1 11 (25.58%) VAS Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) C++ Software Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Software Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Telecoms Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Telecoms Software Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Network Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Network Operations Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Network Performance Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Performance Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Communications Specialist
7 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Systems Test Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 10 (23.26%) STL
2 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.33%) JavaFX
2 1 (2.33%) Spring
2 1 (2.33%) Swing
2 1 (2.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.30%) Handset
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Linux
2 11 (25.58%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Service Delivery
2 12 (27.91%) Software Engineering
3 11 (25.58%) Change Management
3 11 (25.58%) Presales
4 10 (23.26%) Cross-Platform Development
4 10 (23.26%) Multithreading
4 10 (23.26%) OO
5 8 (18.60%) Product Marketing
6 4 (9.30%) ITIL
6 4 (9.30%) Network Performance Management
6 4 (9.30%) Performance Management
6 4 (9.30%) Six Sigma
7 3 (6.98%) Business Development
7 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.98%) Project Management
8 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.65%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (4.65%) Product Management
9 1 (2.33%) Android Development
9 1 (2.33%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) C++
2 5 (11.63%) SQL
3 3 (6.98%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.65%) Perl
4 2 (4.65%) Python
4 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
1 5 (11.63%) HNC
1 5 (11.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Netcool
1 4 (9.30%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 12 (27.91%) Cisco
3 11 (25.58%) TIBCO
4 8 (18.60%) Nokia Networks
5 7 (16.28%) Nokia
6 6 (13.95%) Mitel
7 4 (9.30%) Huawei
8 3 (6.98%) Ericsson
9 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
Surrey
Pearson Frank
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