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 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 771 654 666
Rank change year-on-year
-117 +12
Permanent jobs citing 4G 113 237 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 1.22% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 78 109 79
Average salary £56,000 £41,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.58% -24.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £38,120 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+54.11% -26.69%
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
17213 19493 17790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.84% 18.19% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14343 15539 14459
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -44 70 £70,000 +55.55% 8
London +16 31 £56,000 +1.81% 6
South West -38 6 £35,000 +45.83% 1
East of England -22 3 £33,000 -42.60%
North West +3 1 £40,000 -20.00%
4G
UK

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 172 (76.44%) 3G
2 139 (61.78%) Telecoms
3 107 (47.56%) 2G
4 59 (26.22%) LTE
5 55 (24.44%) Wireless
6 54 (24.00%) Degree
7 42 (18.67%) Radio Access Network
8 40 (17.78%) Finance
9 38 (16.89%) SS7
10 34 (15.11%) Linux
11 33 (14.67%) MPLS
12 32 (14.22%) Cisco
13 30 (13.33%) Network Architecture
14 28 (12.44%) GSM
15 26 (11.56%) UMTS
15 26 (11.56%) Internet
16 24 (10.67%) ITIL
16 24 (10.67%) Wi-Fi
17 23 (10.22%) Firewall
17 23 (10.22%) Retail
17 23 (10.22%) Windows
18 22 (9.78%) UNIX
18 22 (9.78%) Ericsson
19 19 (8.44%) Cisco Certification
19 19 (8.44%) Ethernet
19 19 (8.44%) Broadband
19 19 (8.44%) Project Management
20 18 (8.00%) LAN
20 18 (8.00%) WAN
20 18 (8.00%) TCP/IP

4G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (1.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.44%) WorkSite
2 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.44%) SAS
2 1 (0.44%) MTS
Applications
1 9 (4.00%) MS Office
2 7 (3.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.89%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.44%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.22%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 172 (76.44%) 3G
2 107 (47.56%) 2G
3 59 (26.22%) LTE
4 55 (24.44%) Wireless
5 42 (18.67%) Radio Access Network
6 38 (16.89%) SS7
7 33 (14.67%) MPLS
8 28 (12.44%) GSM
9 26 (11.56%) UMTS
9 26 (11.56%) Internet
10 24 (10.67%) Wi-Fi
11 23 (10.22%) Firewall
12 19 (8.44%) Broadband
12 19 (8.44%) Ethernet
13 18 (8.00%) WAN
13 18 (8.00%) TCP/IP
13 18 (8.00%) LAN
14 16 (7.11%) SMS
14 16 (7.11%) Network Security
14 16 (7.11%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.67%) MySQL
2 5 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.78%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.33%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.33%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.89%) BODI
6 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.44%) Big Data
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 139 (61.78%) Telecoms
2 40 (17.78%) Finance
3 23 (10.22%) Retail
4 10 (4.44%) Billing
5 6 (2.67%) Marketing
5 6 (2.67%) Back Office
6 5 (2.22%) Legal
6 5 (2.22%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.22%) Military
7 4 (1.78%) Advertising
7 4 (1.78%) Games
7 4 (1.78%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.33%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.33%) Banking
8 3 (1.33%) Law
8 3 (1.33%) Electronics
8 3 (1.33%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (16.44%) Architect
2 23 (10.22%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (6.22%) Support Engineer
3 14 (6.22%) Network Engineer
4 13 (5.78%) Project Manager
5 12 (5.33%) Network Architect
6 11 (4.89%) IP Engineer
7 10 (4.44%) Design Engineer
8 8 (3.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (3.56%) Designer
8 8 (3.56%) RAN Engineer
9 7 (3.11%) Test Engineer
9 7 (3.11%) Analyst
10 6 (2.67%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (2.67%) Consultant
10 6 (2.67%) Senior Manager
10 6 (2.67%) Technical Leader
10 6 (2.67%) Transmission Engineer
10 6 (2.67%) Transmission Planning Engineer
10 6 (2.67%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.67%) .NET
2 5 (2.22%) HTML
3 4 (1.78%) SOAP
3 4 (1.78%) XML
3 4 (1.78%) jQuery
4 3 (1.33%) JMS
4 3 (1.33%) CGI
4 3 (1.33%) Ajax
5 2 (0.89%) CSS
6 1 (0.44%) J2EE
6 1 (0.44%) COM
6 1 (0.44%) Symfony
6 1 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.44%) REST
6 1 (0.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.22%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.11%) Handset
5 6 (2.67%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.22%) BBC
6 5 (2.22%) CCTV
6 5 (2.22%) iDTV
6 5 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (2.22%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.22%) Machine to Machine
7 4 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.33%) SCADA
8 3 (1.33%) iPhone
8 3 (1.33%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.33%) GIS
8 3 (1.33%) PKI
8 3 (1.33%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.11%) Linux
2 23 (10.22%) Windows
3 22 (9.78%) UNIX
4 14 (6.22%) Solaris
5 11 (4.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.56%) Windows XP
7 7 (3.11%) Android
7 7 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.67%) HPUX
9 5 (2.22%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.78%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.33%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (13.33%) Network Architecture
2 24 (10.67%) ITIL
3 19 (8.44%) Project Management
4 16 (7.11%) Capacity Planning
4 16 (7.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 14 (6.22%) Network Management
5 14 (6.22%) Fault Management
5 14 (6.22%) PRINCE2
5 14 (6.22%) Network Design
6 12 (5.33%) Change Management
6 12 (5.33%) CRM
7 11 (4.89%) OpenUP
7 11 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (4.89%) Change Control
8 10 (4.44%) DNA
9 9 (4.00%) Service Delivery
10 8 (3.56%) Software Engineering
11 7 (3.11%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (3.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (3.11%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.56%) SQL
2 14 (6.22%) C
3 9 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 8 (3.56%) C++
5 7 (3.11%) Python
5 7 (3.11%) Perl
6 6 (2.67%) Java
7 5 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.22%) C#
8 4 (1.78%) PHP
8 4 (1.78%) Tcl
8 4 (1.78%) MATLAB
8 4 (1.78%) Ruby
8 4 (1.78%) R
9 2 (0.89%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.89%) F#
Qualifications
1 54 (24.00%) Degree
2 19 (8.44%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (7.11%) CCNP
4 13 (5.78%) SC Cleared
4 13 (5.78%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.67%) CISSP
6 5 (2.22%) CCIP
6 5 (2.22%) APMP
7 4 (1.78%) CCNA
7 4 (1.78%) MCP
7 4 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.78%) CISM
8 3 (1.33%) JNCIS
9 2 (0.89%) JNCIE
9 2 (0.89%) CCSA
9 2 (0.89%) CCSE
9 2 (0.89%) PMP
9 2 (0.89%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.11%) SLA
2 8 (3.56%) QA
3 7 (3.11%) ISO 9001
4 5 (2.22%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.44%) GMP
6 1 (0.44%) PMBOK
System Software
1 8 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.22%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (1.33%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.89%) Firmware
5 2 (0.89%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (2.22%) Netcool
1 5 (2.22%) Nagios
2 3 (1.33%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (1.33%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.89%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.89%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.44%) OpenView
Vendors
1 32 (14.22%) Cisco
2 22 (9.78%) Ericsson
3 16 (7.11%) Huawei
4 12 (5.33%) Remedy
5 11 (4.89%) Juniper
6 10 (4.44%) Oracle
6 10 (4.44%) HP
6 10 (4.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 9 (4.00%) Citrix
7 9 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (4.00%) VMware
7 9 (4.00%) ION Trading
8 7 (3.11%) Nortel
9 6 (2.67%) Amdocs
10 5 (2.22%) Nokia
10 5 (2.22%) F5
11 3 (1.33%) Assembla
11 3 (1.33%) MobileIron
11 3 (1.33%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
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