The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 297 330 323
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -7
Permanent jobs citing 4G 10 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.097% 0.12% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.79% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Average salary £59,250 £35,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.28% -48.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,650 £35,000 £65,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,850 £61,600 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -27.27%
4G
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1471 2036 2110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.20% 15.68% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1270 1730 1874
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

4G Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

4G
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

4G Salary Trend in the City of London

4G
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 4G across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

4G Salary Histogram in the City of London

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 16 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (87.50%) 3G
3 12 (75.00%) 2G
4 7 (43.75%) Internet
4 7 (43.75%) Network Architecture
5 6 (37.50%) SS7
5 6 (37.50%) Operations Management
5 6 (37.50%) Fault Management
6 5 (31.25%) LTE
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
7 4 (25.00%) SLA
8 3 (18.75%) Change Management
8 3 (18.75%) UMTS
8 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
8 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (12.50%) CRM
9 2 (12.50%) Degree
9 2 (12.50%) Billing
10 1 (6.25%) Data Management
10 1 (6.25%) Ruby
10 1 (6.25%) Marketing
10 1 (6.25%) Business Development
10 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
10 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
10 1 (6.25%) Product Management
10 1 (6.25%) SaaS
10 1 (6.25%) System Testing
10 1 (6.25%) Product Marketing
10 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
10 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008

4G
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) 3G
2 12 (75.00%) 2G
3 7 (43.75%) Internet
4 6 (37.50%) SS7
5 5 (31.25%) LTE
6 3 (18.75%) UMTS
7 1 (6.25%) VoIP
7 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 1 (6.25%) SMS
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (6.25%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Billing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Billing Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing Director
3 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Operations Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Operations Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Product Manager
3 1 (6.25%) PC Support
3 1 (6.25%) IT Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Solaris
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Network Architecture
2 6 (37.50%) Operations Management
2 6 (37.50%) Fault Management
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Management
6 1 (6.25%) Business Development
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Campaign Management
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) System Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Product Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.25%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) Tcl
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Sun