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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 300 305 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing 4G 11 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.13% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 0.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £31,000 £102,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-69.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
1954 1631 2255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 18.89% 15.51% 20.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1642 1383 2025
Average salary £53,000 £52,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 12 (70.59%) 3G
1 12 (70.59%) Telecoms
2 6 (35.29%) 2G
2 6 (35.29%) Wireless
3 5 (29.41%) Retail
3 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
3 5 (29.41%) Degree
4 4 (23.53%) SLA
5 3 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) XML
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) Operations Management
5 3 (17.65%) Fault Management
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (11.76%) Internet
6 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
6 2 (11.76%) LTE
6 2 (11.76%) Scala
6 2 (11.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (11.76%) Network Design
6 2 (11.76%) JSON
6 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
6 2 (11.76%) Linux
6 2 (11.76%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) C++
6 2 (11.76%) STL
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) SS7

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) 3G
2 6 (35.29%) 2G
2 6 (35.29%) Wireless
3 2 (11.76%) Internet
3 2 (11.76%) LTE
3 2 (11.76%) SS7
3 2 (11.76%) MVNO
4 1 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
General
1 12 (70.59%) Telecoms
2 5 (29.41%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Network Operations Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
3 1 (5.88%) PC Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (11.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (11.76%) JSON
2 2 (11.76%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Operations Management
2 3 (17.65%) Fault Management
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
3 2 (11.76%) Network Design
3 2 (11.76%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Coaching
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) System Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) Scala
2 2 (11.76%) C++
2 2 (11.76%) Groovy
3 1 (5.88%) Tcl
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) VCP4
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Progress