The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 770 810 674
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -136
Permanent jobs citing 4G 110 121 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 0.71% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 87 77 122
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +46.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £71,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £67,500 £38,120
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +77.07%
4G
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15234 16928 19432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.94% 16.74% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12577 14157 15402
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing 4G as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in England

4G
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the England region.

4G Salary Trend in England

4G
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 4G across the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

4G Salary Histogram in England

4G
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the England region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +13 54 £65,000 -7.14% 5
London +45 41 £65,000 +8.33% 2
South West 0 9 £70,000 +100.00% 3
East Midlands - 6 - -
East of England +24 3 £51,250 +70.83%
North West - 1 - -
4G
UK

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing 4G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for 4G.

1 156 (71.56%) 3G
2 129 (59.17%) Telecoms
3 85 (38.99%) Wi-Fi
4 74 (33.94%) LTE
5 57 (26.15%) Firewall
6 56 (25.69%) WAN
7 55 (25.23%) LAN
8 54 (24.77%) VoIP
9 51 (23.39%) 2G
10 50 (22.94%) MPLS
11 46 (21.10%) Degree
12 43 (19.72%) Network Design
13 39 (17.89%) Radio Access Network
14 38 (17.43%) VMware
14 38 (17.43%) Cisco
14 38 (17.43%) Linux
15 34 (15.60%) Wireless
15 34 (15.60%) VMware Infrastructure
16 32 (14.68%) GSM
17 30 (13.76%) Broadband
18 29 (13.30%) Windows
19 28 (12.84%) Cisco Certification
20 27 (12.39%) OSPF
20 27 (12.39%) BGP
21 26 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
21 26 (11.93%) Data Centre
22 25 (11.47%) DNS
23 24 (11.01%) SQL
23 24 (11.01%) Internet
23 24 (11.01%) SS7

4G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.67%) Apache
1 8 (3.67%) Apache Spark
2 7 (3.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.83%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (3.21%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 5 (2.29%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) MS Office
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.17%) Cloud Computing
2 18 (8.26%) IBM Cloud
3 8 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.67%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (3.67%) Amazon S3
3 8 (3.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 156 (71.56%) 3G
2 85 (38.99%) Wi-Fi
3 74 (33.94%) LTE
4 57 (26.15%) Firewall
5 56 (25.69%) WAN
6 55 (25.23%) LAN
7 54 (24.77%) VoIP
8 51 (23.39%) 2G
9 50 (22.94%) MPLS
10 39 (17.89%) Radio Access Network
11 34 (15.60%) Wireless
12 32 (14.68%) GSM
13 30 (13.76%) Broadband
14 27 (12.39%) BGP
14 27 (12.39%) OSPF
15 25 (11.47%) DNS
16 24 (11.01%) Internet
16 24 (11.01%) IPsec
16 24 (11.01%) SS7
17 22 (10.09%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.17%) Big Data
2 8 (3.67%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.29%) GIS
4 2 (0.92%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.46%) MS Access
5 1 (0.46%) MySQL
General
1 129 (59.17%) Telecoms
2 20 (9.17%) Retail
3 15 (6.88%) Marketing
4 7 (3.21%) Billing
4 7 (3.21%) Electronics
5 3 (1.38%) Advertising
5 3 (1.38%) Automotive
5 3 (1.38%) Back Office
6 2 (0.92%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.92%) Finance
6 2 (0.92%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (16.51%) Network Engineer
2 29 (13.30%) Analyst
3 19 (8.72%) Architect
4 18 (8.26%) Programme Manager
5 17 (7.80%) Design Engineer
6 14 (6.42%) OSS Engineer
6 14 (6.42%) Senior Network Engineer
7 13 (5.96%) 3G Engineer
8 12 (5.50%) Developer
8 12 (5.50%) Test Analyst
9 11 (5.05%) 4G Engineer
9 11 (5.05%) C++ Developer
10 10 (4.59%) Diagnostic Engineer
10 10 (4.59%) Infrastructure Manager
10 10 (4.59%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
10 10 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (4.13%) Customer Engineer
11 9 (4.13%) Network Analyst
11 9 (4.13%) Telecoms Developer
11 9 (4.13%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (2.29%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.83%) XML
4 3 (1.38%) HTML
4 3 (1.38%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.46%) Ajax
5 1 (0.46%) CGI
5 1 (0.46%) JSON
5 1 (0.46%) RESTful
5 1 (0.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
1 26 (11.93%) Data Centre
2 22 (10.09%) Computer Science
3 20 (9.17%) Smartphone
4 16 (7.34%) Management Information System
5 14 (6.42%) PKI
6 12 (5.50%) Handset
6 12 (5.50%) Internet of Things
6 12 (5.50%) IPTV
7 9 (4.13%) Visualisation
8 8 (3.67%) Contactless
8 8 (3.67%) Public Cloud
9 7 (3.21%) Blackberry
9 7 (3.21%) BYOD
9 7 (3.21%) iPad
9 7 (3.21%) iPhone
10 5 (2.29%) Mathematics
10 5 (2.29%) Smart Meter
10 5 (2.29%) Smartcard
11 4 (1.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 38 (17.43%) Linux
2 29 (13.30%) Windows
3 14 (6.42%) Android
4 7 (3.21%) Mac OS
4 7 (3.21%) Windows 10
4 7 (3.21%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.75%) Unix
5 6 (2.75%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.38%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (19.72%) Network Design
2 23 (10.55%) Analytics
3 19 (8.72%) ITIL
3 19 (8.72%) Operations Management
4 18 (8.26%) Business Continuity
4 18 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (8.26%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (8.26%) Project Management
5 17 (7.80%) WAN Optimisation
6 16 (7.34%) Change Control
7 14 (6.42%) Load Balancing
8 13 (5.96%) Business Development
8 13 (5.96%) CRM
8 13 (5.96%) Information Management
9 12 (5.50%) Customer Engagement
9 12 (5.50%) Multithreading
9 12 (5.50%) Network Architecture
9 12 (5.50%) Presales
9 12 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (5.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.01%) SQL
2 16 (7.34%) C
3 12 (5.50%) C++
3 12 (5.50%) Python
4 11 (5.05%) MATLAB
5 9 (4.13%) Java
6 4 (1.83%) VB
7 3 (1.38%) Perl
8 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (21.10%) Degree
2 28 (12.84%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (5.05%) Security Cleared
4 10 (4.59%) ISEB
4 10 (4.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (4.13%) ISTQB
6 7 (3.21%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.29%) CCNA
7 5 (2.29%) NVQ Level 3
8 4 (1.83%) CCIE
8 4 (1.83%) CCNP
9 3 (1.38%) PhD
10 2 (0.92%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.46%) CISSP
11 1 (0.46%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.46%) CRISC
11 1 (0.46%) MCP
11 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.46%) PMP
11 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 34 (15.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (8.26%) Virtual Servers
2 18 (8.26%) VMware ESX
3 14 (6.42%) Active Directory
4 12 (5.50%) KVM
5 5 (2.29%) Firmware
6 4 (1.83%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.38%) Squid
8 1 (0.46%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (8.26%) BMC PATROL
2 13 (5.96%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (5.96%) SolarWinds Orion
3 11 (5.05%) Ansible
3 11 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (5.05%) Puppet
4 2 (0.92%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (0.46%) Nessus
Vendors
1 38 (17.43%) Cisco
1 38 (17.43%) VMware
2 23 (10.55%) Juniper
2 23 (10.55%) Oracle
3 19 (8.72%) Microsoft
4 18 (8.26%) BMC
4 18 (8.26%) F5
4 18 (8.26%) Mitel
5 16 (7.34%) HP
6 15 (6.88%) Google
7 14 (6.42%) Barracuda Networks
7 14 (6.42%) Palo Alto
7 14 (6.42%) SolarWinds
8 10 (4.59%) Ericsson
9 8 (3.67%) Apple
9 8 (3.67%) Citrix
9 8 (3.67%) EMC
10 7 (3.21%) Empirix
10 7 (3.21%) Openreach
10 7 (3.21%) Velocent
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