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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 300 321 317
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Permanent jobs citing 4G 3 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.031% 0.060% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.35% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 7
Average salary £42,500 £63,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.53% +14.54%
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £38,120 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+54.11% -26.69%
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
1337 1994 1818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.82% 17.00% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1139 1676 1601
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 (92.31%) Telecoms
2 11 (84.62%) 3G
3 8 (61.54%) 2G
4 6 (46.15%) Internet
4 6 (46.15%) Network Architecture
5 5 (38.46%) LTE
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 5 (38.46%) SS7
6 3 (23.08%) Change Management
6 3 (23.08%) Billing
6 3 (23.08%) Operations Management
6 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
6 3 (23.08%) Fault Management
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) CRM
6 3 (23.08%) UMTS
6 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
7 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (15.38%) JMS
7 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (15.38%) CSG Singleview
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (15.38%) Tcl
7 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) Sun

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) 3G
2 8 (61.54%) 2G
3 6 (46.15%) Internet
4 5 (38.46%) LTE
4 5 (38.46%) SS7
5 3 (23.08%) UMTS
6 1 (7.69%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) SMS
6 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.69%) BODI
General
1 12 (92.31%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Billing
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Billing Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Graduate
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing Director
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Graduate
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Product Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
1 2 (15.38%) XML
1 2 (15.38%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Solaris
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Network Architecture
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) Operations Management
3 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 3 (23.08%) Fault Management
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) System Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Product Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Product Management
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development
5 1 (7.69%) Marketing Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Tcl
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Sun
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) VMware