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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 262 317 314
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -3
Permanent jobs citing 4G 4 8 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.057% 0.076% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.40% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 5
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +25.00%
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
1115 1978 1951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.79% 18.74% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 966 1654 1621
Average salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) 3G
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security Management
2 4 (36.36%) Security Management
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) HTTP
2 4 (36.36%) HTTPS
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 4 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
3 3 (27.27%) Diameter Protocol
3 3 (27.27%) Network Design
3 3 (27.27%) Huawei
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (27.27%) 2G
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) 3G
2 4 (36.36%) HTTP
2 4 (36.36%) HTTPS
3 3 (27.27%) 2G
3 3 (27.27%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365 Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 3G Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 4G Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Design Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (36.36%) Information Security
1 4 (36.36%) Information Security Management
1 4 (36.36%) Security Management
2 3 (27.27%) Network Design
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) Huawei