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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 287 308 332
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +24
Permanent jobs citing 4G 10 29 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.23% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 1.46% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Average salary £56,250 £35,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% -48.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £35,000 £65,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £35,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
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
1587 1980 2117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.07% 15.51% 17.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1360 1674 1882
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £71,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 (76.19%) Telecoms
2 14 (66.67%) 3G
3 11 (52.38%) 2G
4 7 (33.33%) Internet
4 7 (33.33%) Network Architecture
5 6 (28.57%) Fault Management
5 6 (28.57%) SS7
5 6 (28.57%) ITIL
5 6 (28.57%) Operations Management
6 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
6 5 (23.81%) Retail
6 5 (23.81%) Wireless
6 5 (23.81%) LTE
7 4 (19.05%) SLA
8 3 (14.29%) UMTS
8 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
8 3 (14.29%) Change Management
8 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) SaaS
9 2 (9.52%) System Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
9 2 (9.52%) Degree
9 2 (9.52%) Ruby
9 2 (9.52%) XML
9 2 (9.52%) Billing
9 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
9 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (9.52%) Tcl
9 2 (9.52%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (9.52%) MS Office
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) 3G
2 11 (52.38%) 2G
3 7 (33.33%) Internet
4 6 (28.57%) SS7
5 5 (23.81%) Wireless
5 5 (23.81%) LTE
6 3 (14.29%) UMTS
7 1 (4.76%) SMS
7 1 (4.76%) VoIP
7 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.76%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 16 (76.19%) Telecoms
2 5 (23.81%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) Billing
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) NOC Engineer
1 5 (23.81%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Network Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Billing Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing Director
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Network Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Product Manager
4 1 (4.76%) PC Support
4 1 (4.76%) IT Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Director
4 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.76%) Operations Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) JMS
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Solaris
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 6 (28.57%) Fault Management
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Operations Management
3 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
4 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) System Testing
5 2 (9.52%) CRM
5 2 (9.52%) ERP
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Data Management
6 1 (4.76%) Business Development
6 1 (4.76%) Campaign Management
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (4.76%) Product Marketing
6 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Ruby
1 2 (9.52%) Tcl
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) Perl
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
1 2 (9.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CCNP
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) Sun