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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 99 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing 4G 24 34 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.30% 2.18% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.02% 13.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 0
Average salary £24,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,740 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-27.42% +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
266 254 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.43% 16.31% 16.55%
Number of salaries quoted 226 190 206
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 16 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 59 (81.94%) Telecoms
2 32 (44.44%) Erlang
3 30 (41.67%) Network Architecture
4 26 (36.11%) LTE
5 25 (34.72%) SIGTRAN
6 22 (30.56%) 2G
6 22 (30.56%) 3G
6 22 (30.56%) SS7
7 16 (22.22%) TCAP
7 16 (22.22%) INAP
7 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (12.50%) Project Management
8 9 (12.50%) Finance
9 6 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (8.33%) MPLS
9 6 (8.33%) Solaris
9 6 (8.33%) Linux
9 6 (8.33%) LAN
9 6 (8.33%) Load Balancing
10 4 (5.56%) UMTS
10 4 (5.56%) IPv6
10 4 (5.56%) GSM
10 4 (5.56%) Internet
10 4 (5.56%) Netcool
10 4 (5.56%) Performance Engineering
10 4 (5.56%) MRTG
10 4 (5.56%) NetScout
11 3 (4.17%) Network Design
11 3 (4.17%) Supplier Management
11 3 (4.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 26 (36.11%) LTE
2 25 (34.72%) SIGTRAN
3 22 (30.56%) 2G
3 22 (30.56%) 3G
3 22 (30.56%) SS7
4 16 (22.22%) TCAP
4 16 (22.22%) INAP
5 6 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (8.33%) MPLS
5 6 (8.33%) LAN
6 4 (5.56%) UMTS
6 4 (5.56%) IPv6
6 4 (5.56%) GSM
6 4 (5.56%) Internet
6 4 (5.56%) MRTG
7 3 (4.17%) LDAP
7 3 (4.17%) Broadband
8 2 (2.78%) IPsec
8 2 (2.78%) OSPF
8 2 (2.78%) RSVP
General
1 59 (81.94%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (40.28%) Designer
2 13 (18.06%) Project Coordinator
2 13 (18.06%) Coordinator
3 7 (9.72%) Project Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Developer
4 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 4 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (5.56%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Senior Designer
6 3 (4.17%) Senior Manager
6 3 (4.17%) Network Designer
7 2 (2.78%) Test Manager
7 2 (2.78%) Network Planner
8 1 (1.39%) Senior Programme Manager
8 1 (1.39%) Senior Network Designer
8 1 (1.39%) Senior Test Manager
8 1 (1.39%) Programme Test Manager
8 1 (1.39%) Capacity Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.78%) PKI
2 1 (1.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Solaris
1 6 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.67%) Network Architecture
2 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.50%) Project Management
4 6 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.56%) Performance Engineering
6 3 (4.17%) Network Design
6 3 (4.17%) Supplier Management
6 3 (4.17%) Service Management
7 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.78%) B2B
7 2 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.78%) Coaching
7 2 (2.78%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (1.39%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.39%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 32 (44.44%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 1 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (1.39%) Degree
1 1 (1.39%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (5.56%) NetScout
2 3 (4.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (4.17%) Ericsson
3 2 (2.78%) SAP
Bristol
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago