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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 105 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Permanent jobs citing 4G 23 40 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.28% 2.50% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.81% 15.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 0
Average salary £24,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.96% +30.00%
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
261 259 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.57% 16.16% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 219 187 232
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 24 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 43 (86.00%) Telecoms
2 22 (44.00%) 2G
2 22 (44.00%) 3G
2 22 (44.00%) LTE
3 21 (42.00%) Network Architecture
4 20 (40.00%) Erlang
5 13 (26.00%) SS7
5 13 (26.00%) SIGTRAN
6 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (20.00%) TCAP
6 10 (20.00%) INAP
7 4 (8.00%) NetScout
7 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (8.00%) MRTG
7 4 (8.00%) Performance Engineering
7 4 (8.00%) Project Management
7 4 (8.00%) Finance
7 4 (8.00%) MPLS
7 4 (8.00%) LAN
7 4 (8.00%) IPv6
7 4 (8.00%) Internet
7 4 (8.00%) Netcool
8 3 (6.00%) Solaris
8 3 (6.00%) Linux

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 22 (44.00%) 3G
1 22 (44.00%) 2G
1 22 (44.00%) LTE
2 13 (26.00%) SIGTRAN
2 13 (26.00%) SS7
3 10 (20.00%) TCAP
3 10 (20.00%) INAP
4 4 (8.00%) MPLS
4 4 (8.00%) LAN
4 4 (8.00%) IPv6
4 4 (8.00%) Internet
4 4 (8.00%) MRTG
General
1 43 (86.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Designer
2 15 (30.00%) Coordinator
2 15 (30.00%) Project Coordinator
3 7 (14.00%) Project Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Performance Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Solaris
1 3 (6.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Network Architecture
2 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (8.00%) Performance Engineering
3 4 (8.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) Erlang
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) NetScout
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