The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 129 109 103
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -6
Permanent jobs citing 4G 5 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.23% 0.84% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.36% 5.17% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 8
Average salary - £70,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £37,740 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+78.85% -27.42%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
368 329 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.83% 16.21% 20.99%
Number of salaries quoted 269 246 290
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

4G
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

4G Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

4G
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Amersham +1 3 - -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
4G
South East

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 15 (100.00%) 3G
2 10 (66.67%) 2G
3 9 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (53.33%) MPLS
5 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
6 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (33.33%) OpenVPN
7 5 (33.33%) FreeRADIUS
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (33.33%) Firewall
7 5 (33.33%) IPsec
7 5 (33.33%) Network Design
7 5 (33.33%) OSPF
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco
7 5 (33.33%) Nagios
7 5 (33.33%) BGP
7 5 (33.33%) L2TP
7 5 (33.33%) Linux
7 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 5 (33.33%) VPN
7 5 (33.33%) DNS
7 5 (33.33%) SSL
8 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
9 2 (13.33%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
10 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (6.67%) Degree
10 1 (6.67%) Performance Management

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) 3G
2 10 (66.67%) 2G
3 9 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (53.33%) MPLS
5 5 (33.33%) OSPF
5 5 (33.33%) BGP
5 5 (33.33%) L2TP
5 5 (33.33%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) IPsec
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (33.33%) VPN
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 5 (33.33%) SSL
5 5 (33.33%) OpenVPN
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
7 1 (6.67%) LTE
7 1 (6.67%) GPRS
7 1 (6.67%) GSM
7 1 (6.67%) UMTS
General
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Transmission Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Transmission Planning Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Head of Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Designer
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (33.33%) Network Design
2 5 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (13.33%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Benchmarking
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco