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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 165 128 164
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +36
Permanent jobs citing 4G 51 103 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.02% 1.73% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.99% 5.80% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 35
Average salary £70,000 £35,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -32.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £26,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £38,750 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+67.74% -25.48%
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
1278 1776 1543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.50% 29.90% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 899 992 1122
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015. 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 -50 7 £43,000 +22.85% 2
Newbury +11 6 £67,500 -3.57% 4
Slough -6 2 - - 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
4G
South East

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 68 (73.12%) 3G
2 64 (68.82%) Telecoms
3 42 (45.16%) 2G
4 23 (24.73%) Finance
4 23 (24.73%) Retail
4 23 (24.73%) LTE
5 21 (22.58%) Radio Access Network
6 20 (21.51%) Degree
6 20 (21.51%) Wireless
7 17 (18.28%) MPLS
7 17 (18.28%) SS7
8 16 (17.20%) Network Security
9 14 (15.05%) Network Management
9 14 (15.05%) GSM
9 14 (15.05%) SMS
10 13 (13.98%) Cisco
10 13 (13.98%) IP Telephony
11 12 (12.90%) Ericsson
11 12 (12.90%) Project Management
12 11 (11.83%) Ethernet
12 11 (11.83%) SC Cleared
12 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
13 10 (10.75%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 10 (10.75%) OpenUP
14 9 (9.68%) ION Trading
14 9 (9.68%) UMTS
14 9 (9.68%) Broadband
14 9 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (9.68%) CCNP
15 8 (8.60%) DNA

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.08%) MTS
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 68 (73.12%) 3G
2 42 (45.16%) 2G
3 23 (24.73%) LTE
4 21 (22.58%) Radio Access Network
5 20 (21.51%) Wireless
6 17 (18.28%) SS7
6 17 (18.28%) MPLS
7 16 (17.20%) Network Security
8 14 (15.05%) GSM
8 14 (15.05%) SMS
9 13 (13.98%) IP Telephony
10 11 (11.83%) Ethernet
11 9 (9.68%) UMTS
11 9 (9.68%) Broadband
12 8 (8.60%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (8.60%) Unified Communications
13 7 (7.53%) VoLTE
13 7 (7.53%) BGP
14 6 (6.45%) Wireshark
15 5 (5.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
General
1 64 (68.82%) Telecoms
2 23 (24.73%) Finance
2 23 (24.73%) Retail
3 4 (4.30%) Spanish Language
3 4 (4.30%) Back Office
3 4 (4.30%) Legal
4 3 (3.23%) Billing
5 2 (2.15%) Games
5 2 (2.15%) Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Electronics
5 2 (2.15%) Law
6 1 (1.08%) Advertising
6 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (20.43%) Architect
1 19 (20.43%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (8.60%) IP Engineer
3 6 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (5.38%) Support Engineer
4 5 (5.38%) Senior Manager
4 5 (5.38%) Project Manager
4 5 (5.38%) Technical Leader
5 4 (4.30%) Consultant
5 4 (4.30%) Network Engineer
5 4 (4.30%) Senior Project Manager
5 4 (4.30%) Test Engineer
6 3 (3.23%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (3.23%) Operations Manager
6 3 (3.23%) Voice Architect
6 3 (3.23%) Transmission Engineer
6 3 (3.23%) Transmission Planning Engineer
7 2 (2.15%) Process Improvement Specialist
7 2 (2.15%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (2.15%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) .NET
2 1 (1.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.38%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (3.23%) Handset
2 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.15%) Machine to Machine
3 2 (2.15%) GIS
3 2 (2.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.53%) Linux
2 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (5.38%) Windows
3 4 (4.30%) UNIX
4 1 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.05%) Network Management
2 12 (12.90%) Project Management
3 10 (10.75%) OpenUP
4 8 (8.60%) ITIL
4 8 (8.60%) DNA
5 7 (7.53%) Change Management
6 6 (6.45%) CRM
6 6 (6.45%) Network Design
6 6 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (5.38%) Validation
7 5 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.30%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.30%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.30%) Fault Management
8 4 (4.30%) Performance Management
8 4 (4.30%) Capacity Management
9 3 (3.23%) Software Deployment
9 3 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.23%) Line Management
9 3 (3.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.38%) SQL
2 4 (4.30%) Perl
3 3 (3.23%) Python
3 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.15%) MATLAB
4 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.15%) F#
5 1 (1.08%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (21.51%) Degree
2 11 (11.83%) SC Cleared
2 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
3 9 (9.68%) CCNP
3 9 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.45%) CISSP
5 5 (5.38%) CCIP
6 4 (4.30%) CCNA
6 4 (4.30%) MCP
6 4 (4.30%) CISM
7 3 (3.23%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.15%) JNCIE
8 2 (2.15%) CCSA
8 2 (2.15%) CCSE
8 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.15%) PMP
8 2 (2.15%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.15%) CCIE
8 2 (2.15%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.08%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) Netcool
2 2 (2.15%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.08%) OpenView
3 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (13.98%) Cisco
2 12 (12.90%) Ericsson
3 10 (10.75%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 9 (9.68%) ION Trading
5 8 (8.60%) Remedy
6 7 (7.53%) Juniper
7 4 (4.30%) Oracle
7 4 (4.30%) Nortel
7 4 (4.30%) Amdocs
8 2 (2.15%) F5
8 2 (2.15%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.15%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (2.15%) Cramer
8 2 (2.15%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.15%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.15%) ComArch
9 1 (1.08%) Huawei
9 1 (1.08%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.08%) Siemens
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Plus bonuses and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 17 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 20 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Bonus, 28 days holiday, pension, flexible benefits
Posted: 27 days ago