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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 114 128 123
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs citing 4G 17 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.78% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.57% 1.27% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +17.97%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £38,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -18.42%
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
372 394 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.02% 17.04% 18.45%
Number of salaries quoted 272 307 309
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,875
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (88.00%) 3G
2 19 (76.00%) 2G
3 15 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
4 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
5 11 (44.00%) MPLS
6 10 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (24.00%) Strategic Planning
8 6 (24.00%) Ethernet
9 4 (16.00%) Migration
9 4 (16.00%) Progress
9 4 (16.00%) GSM
9 4 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (12.00%) SDH
10 3 (12.00%) Finance
10 3 (12.00%) QA
10 3 (12.00%) LTE
10 3 (12.00%) Capacity Management
11 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (8.00%) Network Design
11 2 (8.00%) OpenVPN
11 2 (8.00%) FreeRADIUS
11 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (8.00%) Network Architecture
11 2 (8.00%) Validation
11 2 (8.00%) IPsec
11 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
11 2 (8.00%) Change Management
11 2 (8.00%) Firewall

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) 3G
2 19 (76.00%) 2G
3 15 (60.00%) Radio Access Network
4 11 (44.00%) MPLS
5 6 (24.00%) Ethernet
6 4 (16.00%) GSM
7 3 (12.00%) SDH
7 3 (12.00%) LTE
8 2 (8.00%) OpenVPN
8 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (8.00%) VPN
8 2 (8.00%) DNS
8 2 (8.00%) SSL
8 2 (8.00%) OSPF
8 2 (8.00%) BGP
8 2 (8.00%) L2TP
8 2 (8.00%) Firewall
8 2 (8.00%) IPsec
9 1 (4.00%) UMTS
General
1 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Head of Capacity Planning
2 6 (24.00%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (20.00%) Technical Leader
4 4 (16.00%) Designer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Designer
5 3 (12.00%) Project Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Lead Designer
6 2 (8.00%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Design Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Service Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Designer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Vendor Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Transmission Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Transmission Planning Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Design Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (24.00%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 4 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (12.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (8.00%) Network Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) Network Design
6 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) Validation
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.00%) Project Management
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Progress
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) BT