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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 297 338 321
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -17
Permanent jobs citing 4G 9 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.040% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 0.24% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 6
Average salary £48,500 £65,000 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.38% +1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £61,800 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,700 £71,400 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.92%
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
1450 2048 1903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.82% 16.53% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1239 1727 1702
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 July 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 July 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 17 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 15 (88.24%) 3G
3 12 (70.59%) 2G
4 7 (41.18%) Network Architecture
4 7 (41.18%) Internet
5 6 (35.29%) ITIL
5 6 (35.29%) Fault Management
5 6 (35.29%) SS7
5 6 (35.29%) Operations Management
6 5 (29.41%) LTE
7 4 (23.53%) SLA
8 3 (17.65%) UMTS
8 3 (17.65%) CRM
8 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
8 3 (17.65%) Billing
8 3 (17.65%) Change Management
9 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
9 2 (11.76%) Data Management
9 2 (11.76%) Ruby
9 2 (11.76%) Degree
9 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
9 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
9 2 (11.76%) System Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (11.76%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (11.76%) Solaris
9 2 (11.76%) Linux
9 2 (11.76%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) 3G
2 12 (70.59%) 2G
3 7 (41.18%) Internet
4 6 (35.29%) SS7
5 5 (29.41%) LTE
6 3 (17.65%) UMTS
7 1 (5.88%) VoIP
7 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.88%) SMS
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (5.88%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.88%) BODI
General
1 17 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Billing
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Network Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Billing Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) IT Graduate
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing Director
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Network Operations Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Product Manager
3 1 (5.88%) PC Support
3 1 (5.88%) IT Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) SOAP
1 2 (11.76%) XML
1 2 (11.76%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Solaris
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Network Architecture
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Operations Management
2 6 (35.29%) Fault Management
3 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
3 3 (17.65%) Change Management
3 3 (17.65%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) System Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Product Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.88%) Product Management
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Campaign Management
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Business Development
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
1 2 (11.76%) Perl
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
1 2 (11.76%) Python
1 2 (11.76%) Tcl
1 2 (11.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CCNP
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
1 2 (11.76%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) Sun
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco