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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 773 848 728
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -120
Permanent jobs citing 4G 119 105 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.10% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 0.60% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 82 76 104
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +28.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £34,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +37.25%
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
15419 17384 19613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.81% 16.95% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12867 14477 15625
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +34 74 £52,500 -23.63% 5
London +50 35 £77,500 +47.61% 1
South West +5 7 £70,000 +100.00%
East Midlands - 4 - -
East of England +21 1 - -
North West +4 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
4G
UK

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 167 (66.27%) 3G
2 144 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 90 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
4 80 (31.75%) LTE
5 62 (24.60%) Firewall
5 62 (24.60%) MPLS
6 60 (23.81%) WAN
7 59 (23.41%) 2G
8 56 (22.22%) LAN
9 55 (21.83%) VoIP
10 52 (20.63%) Cisco
11 49 (19.44%) Network Design
12 44 (17.46%) Wireless
13 40 (15.87%) Broadband
14 39 (15.48%) Degree
15 37 (14.68%) Linux
16 36 (14.29%) Data Centre
17 34 (13.49%) Windows
18 32 (12.70%) Internet
18 32 (12.70%) OSPF
19 31 (12.30%) BGP
19 31 (12.30%) GSM
20 30 (11.90%) DNS
20 30 (11.90%) Juniper
20 30 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
20 30 (11.90%) VMware
20 30 (11.90%) Radio Access Network
21 29 (11.51%) Microsoft
22 27 (10.71%) SS7
22 27 (10.71%) CRM

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 (3.17%) Apache
1 8 (3.17%) Apache Spark
2 7 (2.78%) Skype for Business
3 6 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.35%) IBM Cloud
2 12 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (3.17%) Amazon S3
3 8 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 167 (66.27%) 3G
2 90 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
3 80 (31.75%) LTE
4 62 (24.60%) Firewall
4 62 (24.60%) MPLS
5 60 (23.81%) WAN
6 59 (23.41%) 2G
7 56 (22.22%) LAN
8 55 (21.83%) VoIP
9 44 (17.46%) Wireless
10 40 (15.87%) Broadband
11 32 (12.70%) Internet
11 32 (12.70%) OSPF
12 31 (12.30%) BGP
12 31 (12.30%) GSM
13 30 (11.90%) DNS
13 30 (11.90%) Radio Access Network
14 27 (10.71%) IPsec
14 27 (10.71%) SS7
15 26 (10.32%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.16%) Big Data
2 8 (3.17%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.98%) GIS
4 3 (1.19%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.40%) MySQL
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 144 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 19 (7.54%) Retail
3 16 (6.35%) Marketing
4 7 (2.78%) Electronics
5 6 (2.38%) Billing
5 6 (2.38%) Finance
6 4 (1.59%) Advertising
7 3 (1.19%) Automotive
7 3 (1.19%) Back Office
7 3 (1.19%) Legal
8 2 (0.79%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.40%) Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (15.87%) Network Engineer
2 32 (12.70%) Analyst
3 23 (9.13%) Design Engineer
4 19 (7.54%) Architect
5 16 (6.35%) Programme Manager
5 16 (6.35%) Senior Network Engineer
6 15 (5.95%) Account Manager
6 15 (5.95%) Test Analyst
7 14 (5.56%) OSS Engineer
8 13 (5.16%) Support Engineer
9 12 (4.76%) Consultant
9 12 (4.76%) Product Manager
9 12 (4.76%) Telecoms Manager
10 10 (3.97%) Diagnostic Engineer
11 9 (3.57%) Ericsson Engineer
11 9 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
11 9 (3.57%) Operations Analyst
11 9 (3.57%) Sales Manager
11 9 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
11 9 (3.57%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.17%) 802.1X
1 8 (3.17%) SOAP
2 6 (2.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (1.98%) XML
4 3 (1.19%) HTML
4 3 (1.19%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.40%) Ajax
5 1 (0.40%) CGI
5 1 (0.40%) JSON
5 1 (0.40%) RESTful
5 1 (0.40%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 27 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 20 (7.94%) Smartphone
5 16 (6.35%) PKI
6 13 (5.16%) Computer Science
7 9 (3.57%) Handset
7 9 (3.57%) Visualisation
8 8 (3.17%) Public Cloud
9 7 (2.78%) Smart Meter
10 6 (2.38%) Blackberry
10 6 (2.38%) BYOD
10 6 (2.38%) Contactless
10 6 (2.38%) iPad
10 6 (2.38%) iPhone
10 6 (2.38%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.98%) Smartcard
11 5 (1.98%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (1.59%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.68%) Linux
2 34 (13.49%) Windows
3 16 (6.35%) Android
4 9 (3.57%) Mac OS
4 9 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.17%) Unix
5 8 (3.17%) Windows 10
5 8 (3.17%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.98%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.79%) VMS
9 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.40%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (19.44%) Network Design
2 27 (10.71%) CRM
3 21 (8.33%) ITIL
4 19 (7.54%) Defect Management
4 19 (7.54%) Operations Management
4 19 (7.54%) Project Management
5 18 (7.14%) Service Management
6 17 (6.75%) Network Architecture
6 17 (6.75%) Product Management
6 17 (6.75%) WAN Optimisation
7 16 (6.35%) Business Continuity
7 16 (6.35%) Change Control
7 16 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (6.35%) Penetration Testing
7 16 (6.35%) Performance Management
7 16 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (5.56%) Analytics
8 14 (5.56%) Load Balancing
9 13 (5.16%) Information Management
9 13 (5.16%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.94%) SQL
2 11 (4.37%) C
3 10 (3.97%) MATLAB
3 10 (3.97%) Python
4 9 (3.57%) Java
5 7 (2.78%) C++
6 4 (1.59%) VB
7 3 (1.19%) Perl
8 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (15.48%) Degree
2 30 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (7.94%) ISEB
4 17 (6.75%) ISTQB
5 16 (6.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 7 (2.78%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.38%) CCNA
9 5 (1.98%) CCIE
9 5 (1.98%) CCNP
10 3 (1.19%) NVQ Level 3
10 3 (1.19%) PhD
10 3 (1.19%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.79%) MCP
11 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.79%) PMP
12 1 (0.40%) CISSP
12 1 (0.40%) HNC
12 1 (0.40%) HND
12 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.14%) SLA
2 5 (1.98%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) GMP
System Software
1 25 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (6.35%) Virtual Servers
2 16 (6.35%) VMware ESX
3 12 (4.76%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.38%) KVM
5 5 (1.98%) Firmware
5 5 (1.98%) Squid
6 3 (1.19%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (6.35%) BMC PATROL
2 13 (5.16%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (5.16%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (2.38%) Ansible
3 6 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.38%) Puppet
4 3 (1.19%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (0.40%) Nessus
Vendors
1 52 (20.63%) Cisco
2 30 (11.90%) Juniper
2 30 (11.90%) VMware
3 29 (11.51%) Microsoft
4 22 (8.73%) HP
5 21 (8.33%) Oracle
6 19 (7.54%) F5
7 17 (6.75%) Ericsson
8 16 (6.35%) BMC
8 16 (6.35%) Mitel
9 14 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
9 14 (5.56%) Google
9 14 (5.56%) Palo Alto
9 14 (5.56%) SolarWinds
10 13 (5.16%) Polycom
11 9 (3.57%) Openreach
11 9 (3.57%) Redback
12 8 (3.17%) EMC
13 7 (2.78%) Citrix
13 7 (2.78%) Empirix
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