The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 118 154 214
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +60
Permanent jobs citing 4G 108 66 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.82% 1.19% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.12% 4.33% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 23 35 7
Average salary £35,000 £52,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.69% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £47,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.96% +15.55%
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
1766 1525 1459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.75% 27.48% 26.12%
Number of salaries quoted 972 1102 1121
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2014.

4G Salary Histogram in Berkshire

4G
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +13 60 £35,000 -30.00% 5
Maidenhead +15 28 £38,500 -38.40% 1
Newbury -4 5 £70,000 +32.07% 1
Slough +6 4 £39,000 -32.17% 3
Windsor - 3 - -
4G
South East

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 138 (77.97%) Telecoms
2 136 (76.84%) 3G
3 78 (44.07%) LTE
4 75 (42.37%) Broadband
5 69 (38.98%) Internet
6 65 (36.72%) Smartphone
7 30 (16.95%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (16.38%) Project Management
9 28 (15.82%) Radio Access Network
9 28 (15.82%) VoLTE
10 25 (14.12%) 2G
11 24 (13.56%) QA
12 21 (11.86%) Degree
12 21 (11.86%) Billing
13 20 (11.30%) Network Architecture
13 20 (11.30%) Cisco
14 19 (10.73%) PowerHouse
14 19 (10.73%) Linux
15 18 (10.17%) MVNO
15 18 (10.17%) Service Delivery
16 17 (9.60%) CCNP
16 17 (9.60%) Huawei
17 16 (9.04%) DNS
17 16 (9.04%) MPLS
17 16 (9.04%) OSPF
17 16 (9.04%) VoIP
17 16 (9.04%) ITIL
17 16 (9.04%) Firewall
17 16 (9.04%) BGP
18 15 (8.47%) Finance

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Business Applications
1 13 (7.34%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 136 (76.84%) 3G
2 78 (44.07%) LTE
3 75 (42.37%) Broadband
4 69 (38.98%) Internet
5 28 (15.82%) Radio Access Network
5 28 (15.82%) VoLTE
6 25 (14.12%) 2G
7 18 (10.17%) MVNO
8 16 (9.04%) MPLS
8 16 (9.04%) OSPF
8 16 (9.04%) BGP
8 16 (9.04%) Firewall
8 16 (9.04%) DNS
8 16 (9.04%) VoIP
9 15 (8.47%) SNMP
10 11 (6.21%) GSM
11 10 (5.65%) Wireless
12 8 (4.52%) DAB
13 7 (3.95%) 2.5G
13 7 (3.95%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.82%) Big Data
2 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (7.34%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 138 (77.97%) Telecoms
2 21 (11.86%) Billing
3 15 (8.47%) Finance
4 13 (7.34%) Retail
5 8 (4.52%) Multimedia
6 5 (2.82%) Marketing
7 4 (2.26%) Electronics
8 2 (1.13%) Games
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (16.95%) Service Manager
2 27 (15.25%) Network Manager
3 20 (11.30%) Network Operator
4 19 (10.73%) Architecture Manager
5 16 (9.04%) Architect
6 15 (8.47%) Senior Architect
7 14 (7.91%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 14 (7.91%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (7.34%) Analyst
8 13 (7.34%) Test Analyst
8 13 (7.34%) Manual Test Analyst
9 12 (6.78%) Consultant
10 9 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
10 9 (5.08%) Service Transition Manager
10 9 (5.08%) Transition Manager
11 8 (4.52%) Technical Leader
12 7 (3.95%) Communications Manager
12 7 (3.95%) Resourcer
12 7 (3.95%) Junior
13 6 (3.39%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (0.56%) HTML
2 1 (0.56%) WML
2 1 (0.56%) .NET
2 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.56%) CSS
2 1 (0.56%) Web Services
2 1 (0.56%) XML
2 1 (0.56%) WAP
2 1 (0.56%) Ajax
2 1 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.56%) jQuery
2 1 (0.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 65 (36.72%) Smartphone
2 14 (7.91%) Digital Media
3 12 (6.78%) Social Media
4 8 (4.52%) Visualisation
5 6 (3.39%) Blog
5 6 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.82%) Handset
7 4 (2.26%) Streaming Video
8 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.69%) Firmware
9 2 (1.13%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.13%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.56%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.73%) Linux
2 13 (7.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (5.08%) UNIX
4 7 (3.95%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.26%) Windows
6 3 (1.69%) Android
6 3 (1.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (16.38%) Project Management
2 20 (11.30%) Network Architecture
3 18 (10.17%) Service Delivery
4 16 (9.04%) ITIL
5 15 (8.47%) Network Management
6 14 (7.91%) Software Testing
7 11 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (6.21%) Logistics
8 7 (3.95%) SEO
9 6 (3.39%) Benchmarking
10 5 (2.82%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (2.82%) Use Case
10 5 (2.82%) Product Management
10 5 (2.82%) Performance Engineering
11 4 (2.26%) iOS Development
11 4 (2.26%) Change Management
11 4 (2.26%) Network Planning
12 3 (1.69%) Network Design
12 3 (1.69%) Service Management
12 3 (1.69%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.73%) PowerHouse
2 4 (2.26%) C++
3 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.56%) SQL
3 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (16.95%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (11.86%) Degree
3 17 (9.60%) CCNP
4 14 (7.91%) ISEB
5 13 (7.34%) HNC
5 13 (7.34%) HND
5 13 (7.34%) CCNA
5 13 (7.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (4.52%) RHCA
7 4 (2.26%) RHCE
8 3 (1.69%) CISM
8 3 (1.69%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.69%) CISSP
9 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.56%) CCIE
9 1 (0.56%) CCIP
9 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.56%) PMP
9 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.56%) QA
2 2 (1.13%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (7.34%) NDS
2 8 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (7.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (11.30%) Cisco
2 17 (9.60%) Huawei
3 15 (8.47%) Juniper
4 14 (7.91%) HP
5 13 (7.34%) Red Hat
6 11 (6.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 8 (4.52%) VMware
8 6 (3.39%) Facebook
8 6 (3.39%) Twitter
9 5 (2.82%) Nokia
10 4 (2.26%) TIBCO
10 4 (2.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 2 (1.13%) Ericsson
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Three
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Comvergent Limited
Salary: Attractive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £67000 - £75000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago