Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VSAT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VSAT over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1160 1229 1279
Rank change year-on-year +69 +50 +47
Permanent jobs citing VSAT 46 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.007% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.044% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 30 14 21
UK median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.91% +28.75% -
10th Percentile £45,425 £30,775 £31,750
90th Percentile £74,250 £83,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £39,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +21.79% +16.42% -16.25%

VSAT is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 28309 32038 36151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.65% 16.96% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 22925 26230 29899
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VSAT
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VSAT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VSAT in the UK

VSAT
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VSAT in the UK

VSAT
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VSAT over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VSAT in the UK

VSAT
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSAT within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +53 43 £50,000 -2.91%
London +51 36 £50,000 -28.57%
UK excluding London +26 7 £47,500 +21.79%
East of England - 7 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing VSAT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VSAT.

1 37 (80.43%) Cisco
2 31 (67.39%) Telecoms
3 29 (63.04%) Internet
4 28 (60.87%) Linux
5 23 (50.00%) Degree
6 21 (45.65%) Computer Science
7 20 (43.48%) Windows
8 18 (39.13%) LAN
8 18 (39.13%) WAN
9 17 (36.96%) Software Engineering
10 16 (34.78%) QA
11 15 (32.61%) VoIP
12 14 (30.43%) Validation
13 12 (26.09%) Service Management
13 12 (26.09%) JIRA
13 12 (26.09%) Zephyr
13 12 (26.09%) Service Design
14 11 (23.91%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (23.91%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (23.91%) Juniper
15 10 (21.74%) Test Strategy
15 10 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (17.39%) GitHub
16 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
16 8 (17.39%) SoapUI
16 8 (17.39%) REST
16 8 (17.39%) WebSockets
16 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
16 8 (17.39%) JSON

VSAT
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) GitHub
2 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (63.04%) Internet
2 18 (39.13%) LAN
2 18 (39.13%) WAN
3 15 (32.61%) VoIP
4 11 (23.91%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (17.39%) HTTP
5 8 (17.39%) HTTPS
6 6 (13.04%) Broadband
6 6 (13.04%) Firewall
7 5 (10.87%) Wireless
8 4 (8.70%) DMVPN
8 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
8 4 (8.70%) VLAN
9 3 (6.52%) IPsec
9 3 (6.52%) Network Security
9 3 (6.52%) SNMP
9 3 (6.52%) VPN
9 3 (6.52%) WAAS
10 2 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
11 1 (2.17%) DNS
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) JIRA
1 12 (26.09%) Zephyr
2 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 8 (17.39%) SoapUI
General
1 31 (67.39%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.87%) Billing
3 3 (6.52%) Electronics
3 3 (6.52%) Finance
4 2 (4.35%) Arabic Language
4 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Test Manager
2 7 (15.22%) Senior Manager
2 7 (15.22%) Senior Test Manager
3 6 (13.04%) Telecoms Manager
4 5 (10.87%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Automation Tester
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) ICT Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Telecoms Tester
6 3 (6.52%) Tester
7 2 (4.35%) NOC Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Product Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) HTML
1 8 (17.39%) JSON
1 8 (17.39%) REST
1 8 (17.39%) SOAP
1 8 (17.39%) WebSockets
2 2 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (45.65%) Computer Science
2 10 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Linux
2 20 (43.48%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) CentOS
3 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.17%) VMS
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Software Engineering
2 14 (30.43%) Validation
3 12 (26.09%) Service Design
3 12 (26.09%) Service Management
4 11 (23.91%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (21.74%) Test Strategy
6 8 (17.39%) Scenario Testing
6 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
7 7 (15.22%) Product Management
7 7 (15.22%) Regression Testing
8 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (13.04%) Logistics
8 6 (13.04%) Use Case
9 5 (10.87%) Project Management
10 4 (8.70%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 4 (8.70%) Project Planning
11 3 (6.52%) Analytical Thinking
11 3 (6.52%) Data Loss Prevention
11 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
11 3 (6.52%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) Java
2 3 (6.52%) C
3 2 (4.35%) C++
3 2 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (50.00%) Degree
2 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (17.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (13.04%) CCNA
5 4 (8.70%) CCNP
6 3 (6.52%) CCDP
6 3 (6.52%) HNC
6 3 (6.52%) HND
7 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) HP NNM
1 3 (6.52%) Netcool
2 1 (2.17%) Nagios
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 37 (80.43%) Cisco
2 11 (23.91%) Juniper
3 3 (6.52%) HP
3 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.17%) Veeam
4 1 (2.17%) VMware