The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 101 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing 4G 20 23 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.10% 1.46% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.16% 8.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 0
Average salary £24,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-26.92% +15.55%
4G
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
245 263 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 13.54% 16.69% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 209 212 205
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

4G
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

4G Salary Trend in Bristol

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 57 (79.17%) Telecoms
2 32 (44.44%) Erlang
3 27 (37.50%) Network Architecture
4 26 (36.11%) SIGTRAN
4 26 (36.11%) LTE
5 22 (30.56%) SS7
6 19 (26.39%) 3G
6 19 (26.39%) 2G
7 16 (22.22%) TCAP
7 16 (22.22%) INAP
8 9 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
9 8 (11.11%) Project Management
9 8 (11.11%) Finance
10 6 (8.33%) Solaris
10 6 (8.33%) Linux
10 6 (8.33%) GSM
10 6 (8.33%) UMTS
11 5 (6.94%) B2B
11 5 (6.94%) Service Management
12 4 (5.56%) LDAP
12 4 (5.56%) Broadband
12 4 (5.56%) LAN
12 4 (5.56%) Ericsson
12 4 (5.56%) Netcool
12 4 (5.56%) MPLS
12 4 (5.56%) Network Design
12 4 (5.56%) Supplier Management
12 4 (5.56%) NetScout
12 4 (5.56%) Load Balancing
12 4 (5.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Communications & Networking
1 26 (36.11%) SIGTRAN
1 26 (36.11%) LTE
2 22 (30.56%) SS7
3 19 (26.39%) 3G
3 19 (26.39%) 2G
4 16 (22.22%) TCAP
4 16 (22.22%) INAP
5 9 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (8.33%) GSM
6 6 (8.33%) UMTS
7 4 (5.56%) LAN
7 4 (5.56%) LDAP
7 4 (5.56%) Broadband
7 4 (5.56%) MPLS
7 4 (5.56%) MRTG
8 3 (4.17%) SCTP
8 3 (4.17%) OSPF
8 3 (4.17%) RSVP
8 3 (4.17%) DWDM
8 3 (4.17%) IPsec
General
1 57 (79.17%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (38.89%) Designer
2 11 (15.28%) Coordinator
2 11 (15.28%) Project Coordinator
3 6 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 6 (8.33%) Project Engineer
3 6 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
3 6 (8.33%) Developer
3 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 5 (6.94%) Senior Designer
4 5 (6.94%) Senior Manager
4 5 (6.94%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (5.56%) Performance Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Network Designer
6 3 (4.17%) Network Planner
7 2 (2.78%) Test Manager
8 1 (1.39%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.39%) Programme Manager
8 1 (1.39%) Senior Programme Manager
8 1 (1.39%) Senior Network Designer
8 1 (1.39%) Capacity Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) PKI
2 1 (1.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Solaris
1 6 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (37.50%) Network Architecture
2 8 (11.11%) Project Management
3 5 (6.94%) Service Management
3 5 (6.94%) B2B
4 4 (5.56%) Network Design
4 4 (5.56%) Supplier Management
4 4 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 4 (5.56%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.39%) Test Strategy
7 1 (1.39%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.39%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (44.44%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 1 (1.39%) ISEB
1 1 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (1.39%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (5.56%) Ericsson
1 4 (5.56%) NetScout
1 4 (5.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (4.17%) SAP
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