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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 866 910 976
Rank change year-on-year +44 +66  
Permanent jobs citing VSAT 24 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.022% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.13% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 6
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 - £32,000

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 14375 16711 18941
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.12% 16.97% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11703 13908 15439
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VSAT in the UK

VSAT
Top 8 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 27 June 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 +46 23 £50,000 +5.26%
London +37 22 £50,000 +5.26%
City of London +29 1 £75,000 +100.00%
East of England - 1 £50,000 -
Scotland - 1 £50,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 27 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 19 (57.58%) Cisco
3 18 (54.55%) WAN
3 18 (54.55%) LAN
3 18 (54.55%) Linux
4 17 (51.52%) Juniper
4 17 (51.52%) Internet
4 17 (51.52%) Service Management
4 17 (51.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (51.52%) Service Design
5 5 (15.15%) Product Management
6 4 (12.12%) SolarWinds
6 4 (12.12%) 4G
6 4 (12.12%) HP NNM
6 4 (12.12%) Firewall
6 4 (12.12%) Netcool
6 4 (12.12%) 3G
6 4 (12.12%) HP
6 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (12.12%) Windows
6 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (9.09%) Tableau
7 3 (9.09%) ITIL
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (9.09%) Degree
7 3 (9.09%) Process Improvement
7 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
8 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.06%) Finance

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 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) LAN
1 18 (54.55%) WAN
2 17 (51.52%) Internet
3 4 (12.12%) 3G
3 4 (12.12%) 4G
3 4 (12.12%) Firewall
4 2 (6.06%) Broadband
5 1 (3.03%) GSM
5 1 (3.03%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) VoIP
5 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.03%) Wireless
General
1 27 (81.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Billing
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (12.12%) Product Manager
2 3 (9.09%) NOC Manager
2 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Operations Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Senior Product Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Communications Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Presales Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Problem Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.03%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Continuous Improvement
1 17 (51.52%) Service Design
1 17 (51.52%) Service Management
2 5 (15.15%) Product Management
3 3 (9.09%) ITIL
3 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 3 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Presales
5 1 (3.03%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (3.03%) Network Design
5 1 (3.03%) OO
5 1 (3.03%) OOD
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.03%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
1 1 (3.03%) C++
1 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) HP NNM
1 4 (12.12%) Netcool
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Cisco
2 17 (51.52%) Juniper
3 4 (12.12%) HP
3 4 (12.12%) SolarWinds
4 3 (9.09%) Tableau