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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 135 154 214
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +60
Permanent jobs citing 4G 92 60 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.59% 1.06% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.29% 3.88% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 21 34 4
Average salary £35,000 £53,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.96% +3.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £47,500 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-26.44% +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
1738 1546 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.09% 27.34% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 969 1129 1169
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +12 51 £35,000 -30.00% 6
Maidenhead +12 22 £38,500 -38.40% 3
Newbury -3 5 £70,000 +32.07% 1
Slough +8 4 £39,000 -32.17% 1
Windsor - 3 - -
4G
South East

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 129 (77.71%) Telecoms
2 125 (75.30%) 3G
3 79 (47.59%) LTE
4 63 (37.95%) Broadband
5 57 (34.34%) Internet
6 54 (32.53%) Smartphone
7 29 (17.47%) QA
8 28 (16.87%) Project Management
9 27 (16.27%) Billing
9 27 (16.27%) VoLTE
10 26 (15.66%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (15.06%) Radio Access Network
12 23 (13.86%) 2G
13 21 (12.65%) Finance
14 19 (11.45%) HP
14 19 (11.45%) ISEB
14 19 (11.45%) Cisco
14 19 (11.45%) Software Testing
15 18 (10.84%) Retail
15 18 (10.84%) HP Quality Center
15 18 (10.84%) Network Architecture
15 18 (10.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 18 (10.84%) TestDirector
15 18 (10.84%) JDE OneWorld
15 18 (10.84%) Service Delivery
16 17 (10.24%) Linux
17 16 (9.64%) Degree
17 16 (9.64%) MVNO
18 15 (9.04%) Huawei
18 15 (9.04%) CCNP

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 18 (10.84%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 125 (75.30%) 3G
2 79 (47.59%) LTE
3 63 (37.95%) Broadband
4 57 (34.34%) Internet
5 27 (16.27%) VoLTE
6 25 (15.06%) Radio Access Network
7 23 (13.86%) 2G
8 16 (9.64%) MVNO
9 14 (8.43%) Firewall
9 14 (8.43%) MPLS
9 14 (8.43%) OSPF
9 14 (8.43%) BGP
9 14 (8.43%) VoIP
9 14 (8.43%) DNS
10 13 (7.83%) SNMP
11 10 (6.02%) GSM
11 10 (6.02%) Wireless
12 7 (4.22%) 2.5G
13 6 (3.61%) UMTS
14 4 (2.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.01%) Big Data
2 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (10.84%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 129 (77.71%) Telecoms
2 27 (16.27%) Billing
3 21 (12.65%) Finance
4 18 (10.84%) Retail
5 6 (3.61%) Multimedia
6 5 (3.01%) Marketing
7 3 (1.81%) Electronics
8 2 (1.20%) Games
9 1 (0.60%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (16.27%) Service Manager
2 26 (15.66%) Network Manager
3 18 (10.84%) Analyst
3 18 (10.84%) Test Analyst
3 18 (10.84%) Network Operator
3 18 (10.84%) Manual Test Analyst
4 17 (10.24%) Architecture Manager
5 15 (9.04%) Architect
6 14 (8.43%) Senior Architect
7 13 (7.83%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 13 (7.83%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (6.02%) Consultant
9 8 (4.82%) Technical Leader
10 7 (4.22%) Resourcer
10 7 (4.22%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (3.61%) Team Leader
12 5 (3.01%) Junior
12 5 (3.01%) Developer
12 5 (3.01%) Solutions Consultant
12 5 (3.01%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.20%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (0.60%) HTML
2 1 (0.60%) WML
2 1 (0.60%) .NET
2 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.60%) CSS
2 1 (0.60%) Web Services
2 1 (0.60%) XML
2 1 (0.60%) WAP
2 1 (0.60%) Ajax
2 1 (0.60%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.60%) jQuery
2 1 (0.60%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 54 (32.53%) Smartphone
2 11 (6.63%) Digital Media
3 8 (4.82%) Social Media
4 6 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.61%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.01%) Handset
6 4 (2.41%) Streaming Video
6 4 (2.41%) Blog
7 3 (1.81%) Firmware
7 3 (1.81%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.20%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.60%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.24%) Linux
2 11 (6.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (5.42%) UNIX
4 7 (4.22%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.41%) Windows
6 3 (1.81%) Android
6 3 (1.81%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.87%) Project Management
2 19 (11.45%) Software Testing
3 18 (10.84%) Network Architecture
3 18 (10.84%) Service Delivery
4 13 (7.83%) ITIL
4 13 (7.83%) Network Management
5 11 (6.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (6.63%) Logistics
6 5 (3.01%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (3.01%) Use Case
6 5 (3.01%) Product Management
6 5 (3.01%) Performance Engineering
7 4 (2.41%) iOS Development
7 4 (2.41%) Benchmarking
7 4 (2.41%) Change Management
7 4 (2.41%) SEO
8 3 (1.81%) Service Management
8 3 (1.81%) Network Design
8 3 (1.81%) Network Planning
8 3 (1.81%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.23%) PowerHouse
2 4 (2.41%) C++
3 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.60%) SQL
3 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.60%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (15.66%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (11.45%) ISEB
3 18 (10.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (9.64%) Degree
5 15 (9.04%) CCNP
6 13 (7.83%) HNC
6 13 (7.83%) HND
7 11 (6.63%) CCNA
8 6 (3.61%) RHCA
9 4 (2.41%) CISM
9 4 (2.41%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.41%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.41%) RHCE
9 4 (2.41%) CISSP
10 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.60%) CCIE
10 1 (0.60%) CCIP
10 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.60%) PMP
10 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (17.47%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (7.83%) NDS
2 6 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (10.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (11.45%) Cisco
1 19 (11.45%) HP
2 15 (9.04%) Huawei
3 13 (7.83%) Juniper
4 11 (6.63%) Red Hat
4 11 (6.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 6 (3.61%) VMware
6 5 (3.01%) Nokia
7 4 (2.41%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 4 (2.41%) Facebook
7 4 (2.41%) Twitter
8 2 (1.20%) Ericsson
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