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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 759 559 796
Rank change year-on-year
-200 +237
Permanent jobs citing 4G 114 359 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.32% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 1.86% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 42 73 47
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,600 £38,600
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -24.00%
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
18664 19269 20569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.12% 17.30% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 14858 15360 16762
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -16 65 £45,000 +22.44% 12
London -10 28 £77,500 +29.16% 6
North West - 12 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 - -
East of England -63 3 £65,000 +62.50% 1
West Midlands - 2 £27,500 -
South West -95 1 - - 3
4G
UK

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 185 (75.82%) 3G
2 152 (62.30%) Telecoms
3 115 (47.13%) 2G
4 79 (32.38%) LTE
5 61 (25.00%) Degree
5 61 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
5 61 (25.00%) Wireless
6 43 (17.62%) Network Architecture
7 33 (13.52%) GSM
8 30 (12.30%) Broadband
8 30 (12.30%) SLA
9 27 (11.07%) Internet
10 26 (10.66%) MPLS
10 26 (10.66%) Capacity Planning
11 25 (10.25%) MVNO
11 25 (10.25%) Linux
11 25 (10.25%) SS7
12 24 (9.84%) Service Management
12 24 (9.84%) UMTS
12 24 (9.84%) Cisco
12 24 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (9.84%) QA
13 23 (9.43%) CRM
14 22 (9.02%) Ericsson
15 21 (8.61%) TCP/IP
15 21 (8.61%) Ethernet
15 21 (8.61%) Project Management
16 20 (8.20%) Marketing
16 20 (8.20%) Performance Management
17 19 (7.79%) VoIP

4G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 2 (0.82%) MS Exchange
1 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (0.82%) WorkSite
2 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.41%) MTS
Applications
1 9 (3.69%) MS Office
2 6 (2.46%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.23%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.41%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 185 (75.82%) 3G
2 115 (47.13%) 2G
3 79 (32.38%) LTE
4 61 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
4 61 (25.00%) Wireless
5 33 (13.52%) GSM
6 30 (12.30%) Broadband
7 27 (11.07%) Internet
8 26 (10.66%) MPLS
9 25 (10.25%) MVNO
9 25 (10.25%) SS7
10 24 (9.84%) UMTS
11 21 (8.61%) TCP/IP
11 21 (8.61%) Ethernet
12 19 (7.79%) VoIP
13 18 (7.38%) WiMAX
14 16 (6.56%) DNS
15 14 (5.74%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (5.74%) RNC
16 11 (4.51%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.64%) MySQL
3 2 (0.82%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.82%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.41%) CANoe
General
1 152 (62.30%) Telecoms
2 20 (8.20%) Marketing
3 18 (7.38%) Finance
4 11 (4.51%) Retail
5 10 (4.10%) Back Office
6 7 (2.87%) Billing
6 7 (2.87%) Advertising
7 6 (2.46%) Games
7 6 (2.46%) Electronics
7 6 (2.46%) Legal
8 2 (0.82%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.82%) Law
9 1 (0.41%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (10.25%) Architect
2 16 (6.56%) Account Manager
2 16 (6.56%) Network Architect
3 14 (5.74%) Project Manager
4 13 (5.33%) Network Manager
5 12 (4.92%) Support Engineer
5 12 (4.92%) Network Engineer
5 12 (4.92%) Designer
6 11 (4.51%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (4.10%) Technical Leader
7 10 (4.10%) RAN Engineer
8 8 (3.28%) Software Engineer
9 7 (2.87%) IT Support
9 7 (2.87%) IP Engineer
9 7 (2.87%) Head of Capacity Planning
9 7 (2.87%) Service Manager
10 6 (2.46%) Project Coordinator
10 6 (2.46%) Test Engineer
10 6 (2.46%) Operations Manager
10 6 (2.46%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.10%) HTML
2 9 (3.69%) CSS
2 9 (3.69%) SOAP
3 8 (3.28%) .NET
3 8 (3.28%) jQuery
4 6 (2.46%) J2EE
4 6 (2.46%) REST
5 5 (2.05%) Ajax
5 5 (2.05%) Classic ASP
5 5 (2.05%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.05%) Web Services
6 3 (1.23%) Symfony
6 3 (1.23%) XML
7 2 (0.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.41%) HTML5
8 1 (0.41%) JMS
8 1 (0.41%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.87%) Smartphone
3 5 (2.05%) iPhone
3 5 (2.05%) CCTV
3 5 (2.05%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.64%) iDTV
4 4 (1.64%) BBC
4 4 (1.64%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (1.23%) Machine to Machine
5 3 (1.23%) Device Driver
5 3 (1.23%) PMI
6 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.82%) Internet of Things
6 2 (0.82%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.82%) iPad
7 1 (0.41%) Telematics
7 1 (0.41%) Open Source
7 1 (0.41%) Social Media
7 1 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.25%) Linux
2 18 (7.38%) UNIX
2 18 (7.38%) Windows
3 11 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (3.69%) Android
5 7 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.87%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.05%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.82%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.62%) Network Architecture
2 26 (10.66%) Capacity Planning
3 24 (9.84%) Service Management
4 23 (9.43%) CRM
5 21 (8.61%) Project Management
6 20 (8.20%) Performance Management
7 16 (6.56%) Product Management
8 14 (5.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 13 (5.33%) Fault Management
9 13 (5.33%) ITIL
9 13 (5.33%) PRINCE2
10 12 (4.92%) Service Delivery
10 12 (4.92%) Software Engineering
10 12 (4.92%) Change Control
11 11 (4.51%) Validation
12 9 (3.69%) OpenUP
12 9 (3.69%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (3.28%) Configuration Management
13 8 (3.28%) Capacity Management
13 8 (3.28%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.74%) C#
2 13 (5.33%) C
3 11 (4.51%) C++
3 11 (4.51%) JavaScript
3 11 (4.51%) SQL
4 8 (3.28%) Java
5 5 (2.05%) VB6
5 5 (2.05%) VB
5 5 (2.05%) Perl
6 4 (1.64%) Python
6 4 (1.64%) R
7 3 (1.23%) MATLAB
7 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.23%) PHP
8 2 (0.82%) Tcl
8 2 (0.82%) Ruby
9 1 (0.41%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.41%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 61 (25.00%) Degree
2 11 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (4.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (3.69%) CCNP
5 8 (3.28%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.87%) ISEB
7 6 (2.46%) HND
8 5 (2.05%) CCNA
8 5 (2.05%) PMI Certification
8 5 (2.05%) HNC
9 4 (1.64%) CISSP
9 4 (1.64%) APMP
10 3 (1.23%) CCSE
10 3 (1.23%) CCSA
10 3 (1.23%) CCIP
11 2 (0.82%) MCP
11 2 (0.82%) PMP
11 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.30%) SLA
2 24 (9.84%) QA
3 7 (2.87%) ISO 9001
4 5 (2.05%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.41%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.41%) GMP
System Software
1 4 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.23%) ProxySG
2 3 (1.23%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (0.82%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (2.87%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.23%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.23%) Netcool
2 3 (1.23%) Nagios
3 2 (0.82%) Iperf
3 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.41%) OpenView
Vendors
1 24 (9.84%) Cisco
2 22 (9.02%) Ericsson
3 14 (5.74%) Nortel
3 14 (5.74%) Oracle
4 13 (5.33%) Huawei
5 12 (4.92%) Nokia
6 11 (4.51%) VMware
6 11 (4.51%) Juniper
7 8 (3.28%) HP
8 7 (2.87%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 7 (2.87%) Amdocs
9 5 (2.05%) Microsoft
9 5 (2.05%) Remedy
9 5 (2.05%) McAfee
10 4 (1.64%) Symantec
10 4 (1.64%) Veeam
11 3 (1.23%) Blue Coat
11 3 (1.23%) F5
11 3 (1.23%) Mitel
11 3 (1.23%) Avaya
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone Group Services Limited
Salary: £Attractive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + good bens
Posted: 27 days ago