The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing 4G 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +31.25%
4G
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
168 161 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.34% 15.83% 20.56%
Number of salaries quoted 152 147 203
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

4G
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the Bedfordshire region.

4G Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

4G
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing 4G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 4G.

1 6 (100.00%) SMS
1 6 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 6 (100.00%) VoIP
1 6 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (100.00%) SS7
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
1 6 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (83.33%) GSM
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Management
2 5 (83.33%) LTE
2 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) UMTS

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing 4G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 4G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) SMS
1 6 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 6 (100.00%) VoIP
1 6 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (100.00%) SS7
1 6 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
1 6 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (83.33%) GSM
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 5 (83.33%) LTE
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) UMTS
General
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Operations Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Network Operations Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
1 6 (100.00%) Network Architecture
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree