The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 175 185 168
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs citing 4G 44 40 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.98% 0.79% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.93% 3.02% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 8
Median salary £40,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,000 £53,350
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
4G
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1120 1326 1673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.98% 26.22% 29.89%
Number of salaries quoted 862 858 1043
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing 4G as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

4G
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

4G Salary Trend in Berkshire

4G
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 4G across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016.

4G Salary Histogram in Berkshire

4G
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +18 13 £55,000 +22.22%
Slough +10 12 £38,000 -24.00%
Newbury +11 5 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Maidenhead - 4 £32,500 -
Thatcham - 2 £60,000 -
4G
South East

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, IT jobs citing 4G 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for 4G.

1 68 (80.95%) Telecoms
2 59 (70.24%) 3G
3 33 (39.29%) LTE
4 32 (38.10%) SS7
5 25 (29.76%) TCP/IP
6 24 (28.57%) Network Design
7 23 (27.38%) Network Architecture
8 21 (25.00%) Ericsson
9 20 (23.81%) Juniper
9 20 (23.81%) VPN
9 20 (23.81%) ATM
9 20 (23.81%) 2G
9 20 (23.81%) VoLTE
10 19 (22.62%) HSRP
10 19 (22.62%) GGSN
10 19 (22.62%) SGSN
10 19 (22.62%) Broadband
10 19 (22.62%) SDH
10 19 (22.62%) VRRP
10 19 (22.62%) Ethernet
10 19 (22.62%) MPLS
10 19 (22.62%) OSPF
11 18 (21.43%) BGP
11 18 (21.43%) SONET
11 18 (21.43%) RSVP
11 18 (21.43%) Packet Switching
11 18 (21.43%) Redback
11 18 (21.43%) Frame Relay
11 18 (21.43%) VoWiFi
12 17 (20.24%) Wireless

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 59 (70.24%) 3G
2 33 (39.29%) LTE
3 32 (38.10%) SS7
4 25 (29.76%) TCP/IP
5 20 (23.81%) 2G
5 20 (23.81%) ATM
5 20 (23.81%) VoLTE
5 20 (23.81%) VPN
6 19 (22.62%) Broadband
6 19 (22.62%) Ethernet
6 19 (22.62%) GGSN
6 19 (22.62%) HSRP
6 19 (22.62%) MPLS
6 19 (22.62%) OSPF
6 19 (22.62%) SDH
6 19 (22.62%) SGSN
6 19 (22.62%) VRRP
7 18 (21.43%) BGP
7 18 (21.43%) RSVP
7 18 (21.43%) SONET
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) Big Data
General
1 68 (80.95%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.71%) Finance
3 8 (9.52%) Retail
4 4 (4.76%) Back Office
5 3 (3.57%) Automotive
5 3 (3.57%) Electronics
5 3 (3.57%) Marketing
6 2 (2.38%) Advertising
7 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (28.57%) Design Engineer
2 18 (21.43%) Ericsson Engineer
3 16 (19.05%) Implementation Engineer
4 14 (16.67%) Analyst
4 14 (16.67%) Architect
4 14 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 14 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 11 (13.10%) OSS Engineer
6 9 (10.71%) Designer
7 8 (9.52%) Account Manager
7 8 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (9.52%) Solutions Designer
8 7 (8.33%) Customer Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) Diagnostic Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) Network Analyst
9 6 (7.14%) Telecoms Manager
10 4 (4.76%) NOC Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Senior Design Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Senior OSS Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.33%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.76%) XML
3 3 (3.57%) HTML
4 2 (2.38%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.19%) SOAP
5 1 (1.19%) SPML
5 1 (1.19%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.10%) Smartphone
3 8 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 7 (8.33%) Smart Meter
5 4 (4.76%) PKI
6 3 (3.57%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (3.57%) Machine to Machine
6 3 (3.57%) Web 2.0
7 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) Linux
2 5 (5.95%) Windows
3 2 (2.38%) Unix
4 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.19%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.57%) Network Design
2 23 (27.38%) Network Architecture
3 12 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 9 (10.71%) Performance Management
4 9 (10.71%) Project Management
4 9 (10.71%) Test Planning
5 8 (9.52%) CRM
6 7 (8.33%) Functional Testing
6 7 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (8.33%) Validation
7 5 (5.95%) Capacity Management
7 5 (5.95%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.95%) Service Management
8 4 (4.76%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.76%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.76%) Network Management
8 4 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (3.57%) Integration Testing
9 3 (3.57%) Product Management
9 3 (3.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.76%) C
2 1 (1.19%) Java
2 1 (1.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) Degree
2 12 (14.29%) ISEB
2 12 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (10.71%) ISTQB
4 6 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.57%) CCIE
5 3 (3.57%) CCNP
6 2 (2.38%) CCIP
6 2 (2.38%) JNCIS
6 2 (2.38%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.38%) PMP
7 1 (1.19%) CISM
7 1 (1.19%) CISSP
7 1 (1.19%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.19%) CRISC
7 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.19%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) GMP
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.19%) Nessus
Vendors
1 21 (25.00%) Ericsson
2 20 (23.81%) Juniper
3 18 (21.43%) Redback
4 16 (19.05%) HP
5 6 (7.14%) Cisco
6 5 (5.95%) Empirix
6 5 (5.95%) Velocent
7 4 (4.76%) Huawei
7 4 (4.76%) Nokia
7 4 (4.76%) Oracle
8 3 (3.57%) Citrix
8 3 (3.57%) Virgin Media
9 2 (2.38%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (2.38%) Amdocs
9 2 (2.38%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.38%) BT
9 2 (2.38%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.38%) F5
9 2 (2.38%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.19%) Redknee