The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 648 639 838
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +199
Permanent jobs citing 4G 236 192 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.19% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.22% 1.07% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 108 79 37
Average salary £41,000 £54,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.07% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,120 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-26.69% +15.55%
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
19276 17936 20631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.01% 17.72% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15425 14596 17106
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 August 2014.

4G Salary Histogram in England

4G
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +9 129 £45,000 -16.66% 13
West Midlands - 27 £35,500 - 1
London -10 26 £55,000 -2.22% 5
East of England -25 24 £57,500 +35.29% 2
South West -11 22 £24,000 -40.00% 2
East Midlands -7 2 £37,250 -25.50% 2
North West -10 1 £50,000 -
Yorkshire -35 1 £61,000 -
4G
UK

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 393 (70.68%) Telecoms
2 270 (48.56%) 3G
3 162 (29.14%) LTE
4 136 (24.46%) Network Architecture
5 123 (22.12%) Erlang
6 107 (19.24%) 2G
7 96 (17.27%) SS7
8 93 (16.73%) SIGTRAN
9 88 (15.83%) Internet
10 85 (15.29%) Broadband
11 73 (13.13%) Radio Access Network
12 71 (12.77%) Degree
13 70 (12.59%) Smartphone
14 69 (12.41%) Project Management
15 68 (12.23%) Linux
16 67 (12.05%) TCAP
16 67 (12.05%) INAP
17 60 (10.79%) Cisco
18 53 (9.53%) Finance
19 51 (9.17%) ITIL
20 48 (8.63%) GSM
21 44 (7.91%) Wireless
22 38 (6.83%) C++
23 36 (6.47%) UMTS
24 34 (6.12%) Resource Management
25 33 (5.94%) VoLTE
26 32 (5.76%) MPLS
27 31 (5.58%) Billing
28 30 (5.40%) Cisco Certification
28 30 (5.40%) UNIX

4G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 9 (1.62%) SAS
2 5 (0.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.36%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.18%) Apache
4 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (1.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (2.88%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 270 (48.56%) 3G
2 162 (29.14%) LTE
3 107 (19.24%) 2G
4 96 (17.27%) SS7
5 93 (16.73%) SIGTRAN
6 88 (15.83%) Internet
7 85 (15.29%) Broadband
8 73 (13.13%) Radio Access Network
9 67 (12.05%) TCAP
9 67 (12.05%) INAP
10 48 (8.63%) GSM
11 44 (7.91%) Wireless
12 36 (6.47%) UMTS
13 33 (5.94%) VoLTE
14 32 (5.76%) MPLS
15 28 (5.04%) DNS
16 25 (4.50%) GPRS
16 25 (4.50%) MVNO
17 24 (4.32%) Firewall
18 22 (3.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.26%) MySQL
3 6 (1.08%) Big Data
4 4 (0.72%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.18%) EDMS
5 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (2.88%) TestDirector
2 12 (2.16%) Subversion
3 10 (1.80%) JIRA
4 6 (1.08%) CppUnit
4 6 (1.08%) Valgrind
5 4 (0.72%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.72%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.72%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.54%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.54%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.36%) Ant
7 2 (0.36%) Maven
7 2 (0.36%) Hudson
7 2 (0.36%) CMake
8 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.18%) Bugzilla
General
1 393 (70.68%) Telecoms
2 53 (9.53%) Finance
3 31 (5.58%) Billing
4 22 (3.96%) Retail
5 13 (2.34%) Marketing
6 11 (1.98%) Multimedia
7 7 (1.26%) Electronics
8 6 (1.08%) Banking
9 5 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.72%) Advertising
10 4 (0.72%) Legal
11 3 (0.54%) Back Office
11 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.36%) Front Office
12 2 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 81 (14.57%) Designer
2 47 (8.45%) Developer
3 40 (7.19%) Service Manager
4 38 (6.83%) Analyst
4 38 (6.83%) Architect
5 37 (6.65%) Senior Developer
6 32 (5.76%) Network Manager
7 28 (5.04%) Test Engineer
8 25 (4.50%) Consultant
9 24 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
10 23 (4.14%) Senior Test Engineer
11 20 (3.60%) Senior Architect
12 19 (3.42%) Network Operator
12 19 (3.42%) Senior Solutions Architect
13 18 (3.24%) Architecture Manager
14 17 (3.06%) Software Engineer
14 17 (3.06%) Test Analyst
15 16 (2.88%) Project Manager
15 16 (2.88%) Manual Test Analyst
16 13 (2.34%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.80%) XML
2 7 (1.26%) POSIX
3 6 (1.08%) Middleware
3 6 (1.08%) STL
4 3 (0.54%) Web Services
4 3 (0.54%) CSS
4 3 (0.54%) HTML
4 3 (0.54%) MFC
4 3 (0.54%) JSON
4 3 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.54%) jQuery
4 3 (0.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (0.54%) HTML5
4 3 (0.54%) REST
4 3 (0.54%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (0.36%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (0.36%) CSS3
5 2 (0.36%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (0.36%) SOAP
6 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 70 (12.59%) Smartphone
2 22 (3.96%) Digital Media
3 12 (2.16%) Mobile App
3 12 (2.16%) DTV
4 11 (1.98%) Statistics
4 11 (1.98%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.80%) Device Driver
5 10 (1.80%) Social Media
6 9 (1.62%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.44%) Handset
7 8 (1.44%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.26%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.08%) Smart Meter
9 6 (1.08%) Internet of Things
10 5 (0.90%) Blog
10 5 (0.90%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.72%) Streaming Video
11 4 (0.72%) PKI
12 3 (0.54%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 68 (12.23%) Linux
2 30 (5.40%) UNIX
3 28 (5.04%) Windows
4 22 (3.96%) Solaris
5 19 (3.42%) Apple iOS
6 17 (3.06%) Android
7 13 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.26%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.90%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.18%) Debian
11 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (24.46%) Network Architecture
2 69 (12.41%) Project Management
3 51 (9.17%) ITIL
4 34 (6.12%) Resource Management
5 29 (5.22%) Service Management
6 28 (5.04%) Software Engineering
7 26 (4.68%) Network Management
8 23 (4.14%) PRINCE2
9 20 (3.60%) Change Management
10 19 (3.42%) Service Delivery
11 18 (3.24%) Software Testing
12 17 (3.06%) Network Design
13 16 (2.88%) Configuration Management
14 15 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (2.34%) Mobile Device Management
16 11 (1.98%) Logistics
16 11 (1.98%) Business Development
16 11 (1.98%) Use Case
17 10 (1.80%) Problem Management
17 10 (1.80%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (22.12%) Erlang
2 38 (6.83%) C++
3 30 (5.40%) Java
4 26 (4.68%) Perl
5 23 (4.14%) SQL
5 23 (4.14%) Python
6 22 (3.96%) C
7 18 (3.24%) PowerHouse
8 9 (1.62%) Embedded C
9 8 (1.44%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.26%) C#
11 5 (0.90%) Embedded C++
11 5 (0.90%) Ruby
11 5 (0.90%) Groovy
12 3 (0.54%) Scala
12 3 (0.54%) Tcl
12 3 (0.54%) PHP
13 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 71 (12.77%) Degree
2 30 (5.40%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (4.86%) Security Cleared
4 24 (4.32%) ISEB
5 22 (3.96%) HND
6 21 (3.78%) HNC
7 17 (3.06%) CCNP
8 16 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (2.16%) CCNA
9 12 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.26%) RHCA
11 6 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.72%) APMP
12 4 (0.72%) SC Cleared
12 4 (0.72%) RHCE
13 3 (0.54%) PMP
13 3 (0.54%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.54%) CISM
13 3 (0.54%) CISSP
14 2 (0.36%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.04%) SLA
2 27 (4.86%) QA
3 6 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) Basel III
System Software
1 13 (2.34%) NDS
2 11 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.54%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (3.06%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.08%) Netcool
3 2 (0.36%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 60 (10.79%) Cisco
2 24 (4.32%) Huawei
3 21 (3.78%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 19 (3.42%) Ericsson
5 18 (3.24%) HP
6 17 (3.06%) Microsoft
7 15 (2.70%) Juniper
8 13 (2.34%) Red Hat
8 13 (2.34%) VMware
9 10 (1.80%) BT
10 8 (1.44%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 8 (1.44%) Nortel
11 7 (1.26%) Business Objects
11 7 (1.26%) Fujitsu
11 7 (1.26%) Aruba
11 7 (1.26%) Aerohive Networks
11 7 (1.26%) Ruckus Wireless
12 6 (1.08%) CA
13 5 (0.90%) Nokia
13 5 (0.90%) Facebook
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