The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 697 726 840
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +114
Permanent jobs citing 4G 179 119 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.12% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 0.64% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 94 62 38
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £40,250 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £54,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +20.00%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19294 18739 19929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.62% 18.40% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 15599 15157 16682
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
4G
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +16 91 £50,000 -3.84% 17
London -42 27 £63,000 +5.00% 3
South West -1 18 £24,000 -60.00% 4
West Midlands +8 16 £34,000 -38.18% 3
East of England -8 12 £59,000 +9.76% 5
East Midlands - 4 £46,250 -
North West -1 2 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire -37 1 £61,000 -
4G
UK

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 382 (69.84%) Telecoms
2 217 (39.67%) 3G
3 166 (30.35%) LTE
4 133 (24.31%) Network Architecture
5 126 (23.03%) Erlang
6 96 (17.55%) SIGTRAN
7 90 (16.45%) SS7
8 88 (16.09%) 2G
9 72 (13.16%) INAP
10 70 (12.80%) Linux
10 70 (12.80%) Radio Access Network
11 69 (12.61%) TCAP
12 62 (11.33%) Finance
13 60 (10.97%) Project Management
14 58 (10.60%) Broadband
15 57 (10.42%) GSM
16 53 (9.69%) Degree
17 51 (9.32%) Cisco
18 50 (9.14%) Internet
19 48 (8.78%) UNIX
20 43 (7.86%) Billing
21 40 (7.31%) VoLTE
22 38 (6.95%) QA
22 38 (6.95%) UMTS
23 37 (6.76%) Wireless
24 35 (6.40%) ITIL
24 35 (6.40%) ISEB
25 34 (6.22%) MPLS
25 34 (6.22%) Smartphone
26 31 (5.67%) Service Management

4G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 15 (2.74%) SAS
2 4 (0.73%) Apache
3 2 (0.37%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.83%) MS Office
3 5 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (4.57%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 217 (39.67%) 3G
2 166 (30.35%) LTE
3 96 (17.55%) SIGTRAN
4 90 (16.45%) SS7
5 88 (16.09%) 2G
6 72 (13.16%) INAP
7 70 (12.80%) Radio Access Network
8 69 (12.61%) TCAP
9 58 (10.60%) Broadband
10 57 (10.42%) GSM
11 50 (9.14%) Internet
12 40 (7.31%) VoLTE
13 38 (6.95%) UMTS
14 37 (6.76%) Wireless
15 34 (6.22%) MPLS
16 28 (5.12%) 3GPP
17 25 (4.57%) DNS
17 25 (4.57%) LAN
18 22 (4.02%) VoIP
19 21 (3.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.10%) MySQL
3 2 (0.37%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.37%) Big Data
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.18%) EDMS
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.18%) SQLite
4 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (5.30%) TestDirector
2 11 (2.01%) Subversion
3 10 (1.83%) JIRA
4 5 (0.91%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.73%) Valgrind
5 4 (0.73%) CppUnit
5 4 (0.73%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.55%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.18%) Ant
8 1 (0.18%) Hudson
8 1 (0.18%) CMake
8 1 (0.18%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.18%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.18%) Maven
General
1 382 (69.84%) Telecoms
2 62 (11.33%) Finance
3 43 (7.86%) Billing
4 31 (5.67%) Retail
5 12 (2.19%) Marketing
6 8 (1.46%) Multimedia
7 5 (0.91%) Electronics
7 5 (0.91%) Banking
7 5 (0.91%) Law
7 5 (0.91%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.91%) Advertising
8 4 (0.73%) Back Office
9 3 (0.55%) Legal
9 3 (0.55%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.37%) Front Office
11 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 86 (15.72%) Designer
2 59 (10.79%) Analyst
3 49 (8.96%) Developer
4 36 (6.58%) Senior Developer
5 35 (6.40%) Service Manager
6 32 (5.85%) Test Engineer
7 30 (5.48%) Test Analyst
8 28 (5.12%) Senior Test Engineer
9 27 (4.94%) Network Manager
10 26 (4.75%) Architect
11 23 (4.20%) Manual Test Analyst
12 20 (3.66%) Consultant
13 16 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
14 15 (2.74%) Software Engineer
14 15 (2.74%) Senior Designer
15 14 (2.56%) Architecture Manager
15 14 (2.56%) Network Operator
16 12 (2.19%) Delivery Manager
16 12 (2.19%) Design Engineer
17 11 (2.01%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.19%) XML
2 7 (1.28%) POSIX
2 7 (1.28%) HTML
2 7 (1.28%) CSS
3 4 (0.73%) JSP
3 4 (0.73%) SOAP
3 4 (0.73%) STL
3 4 (0.73%) J2EE
3 4 (0.73%) XSL
3 4 (0.73%) XHTML
4 3 (0.55%) MFC
4 3 (0.55%) HTML5
4 3 (0.55%) REST
4 3 (0.55%) jQuery
5 2 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.37%) CSS3
5 2 (0.37%) Web Services
5 2 (0.37%) Middleware
6 1 (0.18%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.18%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.22%) Smartphone
2 16 (2.93%) Digital Media
3 14 (2.56%) DTV
4 11 (2.01%) IVR
5 9 (1.65%) Handset
5 9 (1.65%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.28%) Statistics
7 6 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.10%) Device Driver
7 6 (1.10%) PKI
7 6 (1.10%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.10%) Internet of Things
7 6 (1.10%) Smart Meter
7 6 (1.10%) Open Source
8 5 (0.91%) Blackberry
8 5 (0.91%) Reference Data
9 4 (0.73%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 70 (12.80%) Linux
2 48 (8.78%) UNIX
3 25 (4.57%) Windows
4 24 (4.39%) Solaris
5 22 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (2.01%) Android
7 9 (1.65%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.91%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.73%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.55%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.37%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (24.31%) Network Architecture
2 60 (10.97%) Project Management
3 35 (6.40%) ITIL
4 31 (5.67%) Service Management
5 30 (5.48%) Software Testing
6 23 (4.20%) Resource Management
7 22 (4.02%) Network Management
8 21 (3.84%) Software Engineering
9 20 (3.66%) Change Management
10 18 (3.29%) Service Delivery
10 18 (3.29%) PRINCE2
11 16 (2.93%) Network Design
12 14 (2.56%) B2B
13 13 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (2.19%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (2.19%) Business Development
15 11 (2.01%) Supplier Management
15 11 (2.01%) Risk Management
16 10 (1.83%) Problem Management
16 10 (1.83%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (23.03%) Erlang
2 29 (5.30%) C++
3 28 (5.12%) Java
4 21 (3.84%) SQL
5 20 (3.66%) Perl
5 20 (3.66%) C
6 19 (3.47%) Python
7 6 (1.10%) C#
7 6 (1.10%) PHP
8 5 (0.91%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.73%) Embedded C
9 4 (0.73%) Ruby
10 3 (0.55%) Tcl
11 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.37%) Embedded C++
11 2 (0.37%) VBA
11 2 (0.37%) Groovy
12 1 (0.18%) Scala
12 1 (0.18%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (9.69%) Degree
2 35 (6.40%) ISEB
3 29 (5.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 25 (4.57%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (3.66%) Security Cleared
6 17 (3.11%) HNC
6 17 (3.11%) HND
7 14 (2.56%) CCNP
8 10 (1.83%) CCNA
9 7 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.10%) RHCE
10 6 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.73%) APMP
11 4 (0.73%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.73%) CISM
11 4 (0.73%) CISSP
12 3 (0.55%) RHCA
13 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.18%) PMP
13 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.95%) QA
2 31 (5.67%) SLA
3 6 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) Basel III
System Software
1 12 (2.19%) NDS
2 4 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 30 (5.48%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (1.10%) Netcool
4 2 (0.37%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 51 (9.32%) Cisco
2 31 (5.67%) HP
3 21 (3.84%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 19 (3.47%) Red Hat
5 18 (3.29%) Ericsson
6 17 (3.11%) Huawei
7 16 (2.93%) Microsoft
8 12 (2.19%) BT
9 10 (1.83%) Juniper
10 8 (1.46%) Genesys
10 8 (1.46%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 8 (1.46%) Oracle
11 7 (1.28%) Business Objects
11 7 (1.28%) Nortel
11 7 (1.28%) Fujitsu
11 7 (1.28%) Aruba
11 7 (1.28%) Aerohive Networks
11 7 (1.28%) Ruckus Wireless
12 6 (1.10%) VMware
12 6 (1.10%) CA
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £67000 - £75000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £43500 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: excellent day rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
EE
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
EE
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Airwave
Posted: 11 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Airwave
Posted: 11 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
Everything Everywhere
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidenhead
Artemis IT Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Winchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Kidlington
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago