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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 672 540 791
Rank change year-on-year
-132 +251
Permanent jobs citing 4G 200 358 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.35% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.05% 2.00% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 86 60 60
Average salary £40,500 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £62,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +31.25%
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
18958 17918 21741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.00% 17.50% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15375 14189 18214
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +24 125 £56,000 +1.81% 11
East of England -81 20 £40,000 -11.11%
London -30 17 £45,000 -10.00% 2
South West -76 10 £24,000 -50.00% 2
West Midlands - 8 £29,000 - 1
North West - 4 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £22,000 -
Midlands - 1 £37,000 - 1
4G
UK

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 367 (76.30%) 3G
2 351 (72.97%) Telecoms
3 182 (37.84%) LTE
4 169 (35.14%) 2G
5 110 (22.87%) Broadband
6 109 (22.66%) Internet
7 92 (19.13%) Smartphone
8 89 (18.50%) Degree
8 89 (18.50%) Radio Access Network
9 69 (14.35%) Wireless
9 69 (14.35%) Project Management
10 64 (13.31%) Network Architecture
11 51 (10.60%) Linux
12 50 (10.40%) Cisco
13 47 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
14 46 (9.56%) VoLTE
15 44 (9.15%) Finance
16 43 (8.94%) ITIL
17 41 (8.52%) GSM
17 41 (8.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
18 40 (8.32%) Service Management
19 37 (7.69%) Line Management
20 36 (7.48%) Resource Management
21 34 (7.07%) Marketing
22 33 (6.86%) Windows
22 33 (6.86%) Cisco Certification
23 32 (6.65%) VoIP
23 32 (6.65%) Software Engineering
23 32 (6.65%) Security Cleared
24 31 (6.44%) UNIX

4G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (1.66%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.25%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.21%) Apache
3 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (1.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.04%) MS Office
3 4 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.42%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 367 (76.30%) 3G
2 182 (37.84%) LTE
3 169 (35.14%) 2G
4 110 (22.87%) Broadband
5 109 (22.66%) Internet
6 89 (18.50%) Radio Access Network
7 69 (14.35%) Wireless
8 46 (9.56%) VoLTE
9 41 (8.52%) GSM
10 32 (6.65%) VoIP
11 30 (6.24%) UMTS
11 30 (6.24%) MVNO
12 28 (5.82%) DNS
13 26 (5.41%) Firewall
14 24 (4.99%) MPLS
14 24 (4.99%) GPRS
15 23 (4.78%) Wi-Fi
16 22 (4.57%) TETRA
17 20 (4.16%) SNMP
17 20 (4.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.29%) Big Data
2 10 (2.08%) MySQL
3 6 (1.25%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (0.83%) CppUnit
1 4 (0.83%) Valgrind
1 4 (0.83%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.62%) TestDirector
2 3 (0.62%) CruiseControl
3 2 (0.42%) Subversion
3 2 (0.42%) Maven
3 2 (0.42%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.42%) Ant
3 2 (0.42%) Hudson
3 2 (0.42%) CMake
4 1 (0.21%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 351 (72.97%) Telecoms
2 44 (9.15%) Finance
3 34 (7.07%) Marketing
4 23 (4.78%) Back Office
5 17 (3.53%) Multimedia
6 13 (2.70%) Legal
7 9 (1.87%) Billing
8 7 (1.46%) Advertising
8 7 (1.46%) Games
8 7 (1.46%) Banking
9 4 (0.83%) Retail
9 4 (0.83%) Electronics
10 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (7.90%) Architect
2 34 (7.07%) Network Manager
3 32 (6.65%) Service Manager
4 30 (6.24%) Consultant
5 29 (6.03%) Project Manager
6 27 (5.61%) Solutions Architect
7 23 (4.78%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 23 (4.78%) Architecture Manager
7 23 (4.78%) Senior Architect
8 22 (4.57%) Network Operator
8 22 (4.57%) Coordinator
8 22 (4.57%) Project Coordinator
9 21 (4.37%) Technical Design Authority
10 19 (3.95%) Technical Leader
11 18 (3.74%) Network Engineer
12 16 (3.33%) Support Engineer
12 16 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
13 14 (2.91%) Linux Engineer
14 13 (2.70%) Account Manager
14 13 (2.70%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.29%) STL
2 10 (2.08%) XML
3 8 (1.66%) Web Services
3 8 (1.66%) Middleware
3 8 (1.66%) HTML
4 7 (1.46%) CSS
4 7 (1.46%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (1.46%) JSON
4 7 (1.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (1.04%) jQuery
5 5 (1.04%) Ajax
5 5 (1.04%) Classic ASP
5 5 (1.04%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.04%) .NET
6 4 (0.83%) SOAP
7 3 (0.62%) J2EE
7 3 (0.62%) MFC
8 2 (0.42%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (0.42%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.42%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 92 (19.13%) Smartphone
2 47 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.91%) Digital Media
3 14 (2.91%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.70%) Visualisation
4 13 (2.70%) Social Media
4 13 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.87%) Algorithms
5 9 (1.87%) Device Driver
5 9 (1.87%) Blackberry
6 8 (1.66%) Statistics
7 6 (1.25%) Blog
7 6 (1.25%) Internet of Things
7 6 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.04%) Machine to Machine
8 5 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.83%) User Experience
9 4 (0.83%) Handset
9 4 (0.83%) Streaming Video
10 3 (0.62%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 51 (10.60%) Linux
2 33 (6.86%) Windows
3 31 (6.44%) UNIX
4 14 (2.91%) Android
4 14 (2.91%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.83%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.62%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.21%) Debian
9 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (14.35%) Project Management
2 64 (13.31%) Network Architecture
3 43 (8.94%) ITIL
4 40 (8.32%) Service Management
5 37 (7.69%) Line Management
6 36 (7.48%) Resource Management
7 32 (6.65%) Software Engineering
8 28 (5.82%) Network Management
9 25 (5.20%) Mentoring
10 23 (4.78%) Performance Management
10 23 (4.78%) PRINCE2
11 20 (4.16%) Configuration Management
12 19 (3.95%) Problem Management
13 15 (3.12%) Product Management
13 15 (3.12%) CRM
14 14 (2.91%) Service Delivery
15 13 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (2.70%) Coaching
16 10 (2.08%) Mobile Device Management
16 10 (2.08%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (5.82%) C++
2 27 (5.61%) Java
3 17 (3.53%) C
3 17 (3.53%) Perl
4 13 (2.70%) SQL
4 13 (2.70%) Python
5 10 (2.08%) Embedded C
5 10 (2.08%) Bash Shell
5 10 (2.08%) C#
6 9 (1.87%) JavaScript
6 9 (1.87%) Groovy
7 7 (1.46%) Scala
8 6 (1.25%) Embedded C++
9 5 (1.04%) VB6
9 5 (1.04%) VB
10 2 (0.42%) PHP
10 2 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 89 (18.50%) Degree
2 33 (6.86%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (6.65%) Security Cleared
4 27 (5.61%) HND
5 25 (5.20%) HNC
6 18 (3.74%) ISEB
7 17 (3.53%) CCNP
8 15 (3.12%) CCNA
9 13 (2.70%) RHCA
10 9 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.83%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
15 2 (0.42%) PMP
15 2 (0.42%) CISSP
16 1 (0.21%) CCDA
16 1 (0.21%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.82%) SLA
2 20 (4.16%) QA
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (4.57%) NDS
1 22 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.62%) Graphite
2 2 (0.42%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.42%) Netcool
3 1 (0.21%) OpenView
3 1 (0.21%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 50 (10.40%) Cisco
2 41 (8.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 29 (6.03%) Nokia
3 29 (6.03%) Huawei
4 23 (4.78%) VMware
5 20 (4.16%) Juniper
6 16 (3.33%) Progress
7 15 (3.12%) Microsoft
8 13 (2.70%) Ericsson
8 13 (2.70%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.46%) Oracle
9 7 (1.46%) Aruba
9 7 (1.46%) Facebook
9 7 (1.46%) Twitter
9 7 (1.46%) Aerohive Networks
9 7 (1.46%) Ruckus Wireless
10 6 (1.25%) Nortel
11 5 (1.04%) HP
11 5 (1.04%) BT
12 4 (0.83%) Coverity
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Salary: £38500 - £46250 per annum
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Yorkshire and the Humber
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Midlands
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Airwave
Posted: 19 days ago
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