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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT)
UK
Rank 848 908 949
Rank change year-on-year +60 +41  
Permanent jobs citing VSAT 9 40 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.039% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.066% 0.22% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 9 31 8
Median salary £47,500 £53,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.21% +7.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £24,000 £28,175
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £31,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +26.98% -8.69%  

VSAT 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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13618 17785 19381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.03% 17.28% 18.34%
Number of salaries quoted 11099 14713 15424
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

VSAT
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VSAT in the UK

VSAT
Top 6 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 3 months to 24 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
England +68 9 £47,500 -11.21%
London +48 8 £51,250 -26.78%
South East +49 1 £40,000 +26.98%
Surrey +29 1 £40,000 +63.26%
Redhill +2 1 £40,000 +90.47%
City of London - 1 £47,500 -

VSAT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 10 (76.92%) Telecoms
2 4 (30.77%) 3G
2 4 (30.77%) 4G
3 3 (23.08%) High Availability
3 3 (23.08%) Tableau
3 3 (23.08%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
3 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) Requirements Management
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 3 (23.08%) Product Management
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) DVB
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 3 (23.08%) 3GPP
3 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) TDMA
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) CCNA
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper
4 2 (15.38%) Internet
4 2 (15.38%) Broadband
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management

VSAT
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) 3G
1 4 (30.77%) 4G
2 3 (23.08%) 3GPP
2 3 (23.08%) DVB
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (23.08%) TDMA
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) Broadband
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) GSM
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
General
1 10 (76.92%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Network Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Network Operations Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Product Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Product Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Communications Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Microwave Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Presales Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
1 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
1 3 (23.08%) High Availability
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
1 3 (23.08%) Product Management
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
1 3 (23.08%) Requirements Management
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
2 2 (15.38%) Service Design
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Presales
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Tableau
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Juniper