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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 171 182 195
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +13
Permanent jobs citing 4G 59 40 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.09% 0.74% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.71% 2.61% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 20
Average salary £62,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £51,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £51,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-22.33% +21.17%
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
1591 1530 1458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.31% 28.40% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 1101 1161
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +23 41 £67,500 +31.06%
Bracknell -12 4 £56,000 -
Slough -1 2 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Maidenhead 0 1 £38,500 -
4G
South East

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 153 (77.66%) 3G
2 145 (73.60%) Telecoms
3 96 (48.73%) Broadband
4 83 (42.13%) LTE
5 77 (39.09%) Internet
6 76 (38.58%) Smartphone
7 41 (20.81%) Radio Access Network
8 34 (17.26%) VoLTE
8 34 (17.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 32 (16.24%) Network Architecture
10 30 (15.23%) 2G
11 28 (14.21%) Line Management
12 26 (13.20%) Wireless
12 26 (13.20%) Nokia
12 26 (13.20%) Linux
13 24 (12.18%) UNIX
13 24 (12.18%) Back Office
13 24 (12.18%) Service Management
14 23 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
14 23 (11.68%) Marketing
15 22 (11.17%) Degree
15 22 (11.17%) Project Management
16 21 (10.66%) Cisco Certification
17 20 (10.15%) MVNO
18 19 (9.64%) Huawei
19 18 (9.14%) NDS
20 16 (8.12%) Mentoring
20 16 (8.12%) Performance Management
20 16 (8.12%) DNS
20 16 (8.12%) HND

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 153 (77.66%) 3G
2 96 (48.73%) Broadband
3 83 (42.13%) LTE
4 77 (39.09%) Internet
5 41 (20.81%) Radio Access Network
6 34 (17.26%) VoLTE
7 30 (15.23%) 2G
8 26 (13.20%) Wireless
9 20 (10.15%) MVNO
10 16 (8.12%) DNS
11 15 (7.61%) VoIP
12 13 (6.60%) Firewall
12 13 (6.60%) MGW
13 11 (5.58%) MPLS
13 11 (5.58%) OSPF
13 11 (5.58%) BGP
13 11 (5.58%) SNMP
14 9 (4.57%) GSM
14 9 (4.57%) UMTS
14 9 (4.57%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.52%) TestDirector
General
1 145 (73.60%) Telecoms
2 24 (12.18%) Back Office
3 23 (11.68%) Marketing
4 10 (5.08%) Multimedia
5 7 (3.55%) Advertising
5 7 (3.55%) Finance
6 4 (2.03%) Billing
7 3 (1.52%) Legal
7 3 (1.52%) Retail
7 3 (1.52%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (12.18%) Network Manager
2 21 (10.66%) Service Manager
3 18 (9.14%) Architect
3 18 (9.14%) Solutions Architect
3 18 (9.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 18 (9.14%) Senior Architect
4 17 (8.63%) Architecture Manager
5 16 (8.12%) Network Operator
6 15 (7.61%) Technical Design Authority
7 13 (6.60%) Account Manager
8 12 (6.09%) Consultant
9 10 (5.08%) Junior
9 10 (5.08%) Technical Leader
9 10 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
10 9 (4.57%) Transition Manager
10 9 (4.57%) Team Leader
10 9 (4.57%) Operations Team Leader
10 9 (4.57%) Databuild Engineer
10 9 (4.57%) Service Transition Manager
11 7 (3.55%) Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (38.58%) Smartphone
2 23 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.09%) Social Media
4 10 (5.08%) Visualisation
5 8 (4.06%) Digital Media
6 6 (3.05%) Blog
7 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.51%) DTV
8 1 (0.51%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.20%) Linux
2 24 (12.18%) UNIX
3 10 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (16.24%) Network Architecture
2 28 (14.21%) Line Management
3 24 (12.18%) Service Management
4 22 (11.17%) Project Management
5 16 (8.12%) Performance Management
5 16 (8.12%) Mentoring
6 15 (7.61%) CRM
7 13 (6.60%) Product Management
8 11 (5.58%) ITIL
8 11 (5.58%) Network Management
9 10 (5.08%) Service Delivery
9 10 (5.08%) Problem Management
10 9 (4.57%) Workflow
11 7 (3.55%) SEO
12 6 (3.05%) Benchmarking
12 6 (3.05%) Network Planning
13 5 (2.54%) Software Testing
13 5 (2.54%) Product Marketing
13 5 (2.54%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (2.54%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.02%) SQL
2 1 (0.51%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (11.17%) Degree
2 21 (10.66%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (8.12%) HND
4 15 (7.61%) HNC
5 11 (5.58%) CCNP
6 10 (5.08%) CCNA
6 10 (5.08%) RHCA
7 6 (3.05%) ISEB
8 3 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.02%) CISSP
10 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.51%) CISM
10 1 (0.51%) CCSA
10 1 (0.51%) CCSE
10 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.08%) QA
2 8 (4.06%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (9.14%) NDS
2 10 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.51%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.51%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.51%) OpenView
2 1 (0.51%) Netcool
Vendors
1 34 (17.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 26 (13.20%) Nokia
3 19 (9.64%) Huawei
4 16 (8.12%) Cisco
5 15 (7.61%) Juniper
6 10 (5.08%) VMware
6 10 (5.08%) Red Hat
7 7 (3.55%) Ericsson
8 6 (3.05%) Facebook
8 6 (3.05%) Twitter
8 6 (3.05%) Nortel
9 4 (2.03%) HP
10 3 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.02%) Cramer
12 1 (0.51%) F5
12 1 (0.51%) Remedy
12 1 (0.51%) BMC
12 1 (0.51%) Amdocs
12 1 (0.51%) Blue Coat
12 1 (0.51%) ComArch