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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 678 699 833
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +134
Permanent jobs citing 4G 193 130 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.13% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% 0.70% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 95 65 34
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 £41,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £53,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-24.52% +17.77%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19338 18686 19987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.68% 18.39% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15600 15094 16701
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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 31 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 31 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 +26 102 £50,000 -3.84% 21
London -37 27 £61,000 -0.40% 2
West Midlands +10 19 £34,000 -38.18% 1
South West -7 17 £24,000 -60.00% 3
East of England -12 14 £60,500 +12.55% 5
East Midlands - 3 £50,000 -
North West -3 2 £50,000 -
Yorkshire -27 1 £61,000 -
4G
UK

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 384 (69.57%) Telecoms
2 230 (41.67%) 3G
3 163 (29.53%) LTE
4 134 (24.28%) Network Architecture
5 125 (22.64%) Erlang
6 96 (17.39%) SIGTRAN
7 92 (16.67%) SS7
7 92 (16.67%) 2G
8 73 (13.22%) Radio Access Network
9 71 (12.86%) INAP
10 69 (12.50%) TCAP
10 69 (12.50%) Linux
11 63 (11.41%) Broadband
12 62 (11.23%) Project Management
13 60 (10.87%) Finance
14 59 (10.69%) Internet
14 59 (10.69%) Degree
15 57 (10.33%) GSM
16 55 (9.96%) Cisco
17 46 (8.33%) UNIX
18 41 (7.43%) Smartphone
19 40 (7.25%) Billing
19 40 (7.25%) VoLTE
20 39 (7.07%) ITIL
21 38 (6.88%) Wireless
22 37 (6.70%) UMTS
23 36 (6.52%) QA
24 35 (6.34%) MPLS
25 33 (5.98%) ISEB
26 32 (5.80%) Service Management

4G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 13 (2.36%) SAS
2 3 (0.54%) Apache
3 2 (0.36%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (1.81%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.63%) MS Office
3 4 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (3.99%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.18%) SaaS
1 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 230 (41.67%) 3G
2 163 (29.53%) LTE
3 96 (17.39%) SIGTRAN
4 92 (16.67%) SS7
4 92 (16.67%) 2G
5 73 (13.22%) Radio Access Network
6 71 (12.86%) INAP
7 69 (12.50%) TCAP
8 63 (11.41%) Broadband
9 59 (10.69%) Internet
10 57 (10.33%) GSM
11 40 (7.25%) VoLTE
12 38 (6.88%) Wireless
13 37 (6.70%) UMTS
14 35 (6.34%) MPLS
15 28 (5.07%) 3GPP
16 25 (4.53%) DNS
16 25 (4.53%) LAN
17 22 (3.99%) VoIP
17 22 (3.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (0.91%) MySQL
3 3 (0.54%) Big Data
4 2 (0.36%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.18%) EDMS
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.18%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (4.71%) TestDirector
2 11 (1.99%) Subversion
3 10 (1.81%) JIRA
4 5 (0.91%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.72%) CppUnit
5 4 (0.72%) Valgrind
5 4 (0.72%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.54%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.18%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.18%) Ant
8 1 (0.18%) Hudson
8 1 (0.18%) CMake
8 1 (0.18%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.18%) Maven
General
1 384 (69.57%) Telecoms
2 60 (10.87%) Finance
3 40 (7.25%) Billing
4 28 (5.07%) Retail
5 13 (2.36%) Marketing
6 8 (1.45%) Multimedia
7 6 (1.09%) Electronics
8 5 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.91%) Advertising
8 5 (0.91%) Back Office
8 5 (0.91%) Banking
9 4 (0.72%) Law
10 3 (0.54%) Legal
10 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.36%) Front Office
11 2 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 86 (15.58%) Designer
2 54 (9.78%) Analyst
3 49 (8.88%) Developer
4 36 (6.52%) Senior Developer
4 36 (6.52%) Service Manager
5 30 (5.43%) Test Engineer
6 29 (5.25%) Architect
7 28 (5.07%) Network Manager
8 27 (4.89%) Test Analyst
9 26 (4.71%) Senior Test Engineer
10 22 (3.99%) Consultant
11 21 (3.80%) Manual Test Analyst
12 18 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
13 15 (2.72%) Network Operator
13 15 (2.72%) Architecture Manager
13 15 (2.72%) Senior Designer
13 15 (2.72%) Software Engineer
14 13 (2.36%) Senior Architect
15 12 (2.17%) Delivery Manager
15 12 (2.17%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.99%) XML
2 7 (1.27%) POSIX
3 6 (1.09%) HTML
3 6 (1.09%) CSS
4 4 (0.72%) SOAP
4 4 (0.72%) STL
5 3 (0.54%) XHTML
5 3 (0.54%) XSL
5 3 (0.54%) JSP
5 3 (0.54%) J2EE
5 3 (0.54%) MFC
5 3 (0.54%) HTML5
5 3 (0.54%) REST
5 3 (0.54%) jQuery
5 3 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.36%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (0.36%) CSS3
6 2 (0.36%) Middleware
6 2 (0.36%) Web Services
7 1 (0.18%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.43%) Smartphone
2 18 (3.26%) Digital Media
3 14 (2.54%) DTV
4 9 (1.63%) Handset
4 9 (1.63%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (1.63%) Mobile App
4 9 (1.63%) Statistics
5 8 (1.45%) IVR
6 7 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.09%) PKI
7 6 (1.09%) Internet of Things
7 6 (1.09%) Smart Meter
7 6 (1.09%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.09%) Device Driver
8 5 (0.91%) Open Source
9 4 (0.72%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.54%) Streaming Video
10 3 (0.54%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 69 (12.50%) Linux
2 46 (8.33%) UNIX
3 26 (4.71%) Windows
4 24 (4.35%) Solaris
5 21 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.17%) Android
7 7 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (0.91%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.54%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (24.28%) Network Architecture
2 62 (11.23%) Project Management
3 39 (7.07%) ITIL
4 32 (5.80%) Service Management
5 27 (4.89%) Software Testing
6 26 (4.71%) Resource Management
7 22 (3.99%) Network Management
8 21 (3.80%) Software Engineering
9 20 (3.62%) Change Management
9 20 (3.62%) PRINCE2
10 19 (3.44%) Service Delivery
11 16 (2.90%) Network Design
12 15 (2.72%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (2.54%) B2B
14 12 (2.17%) Business Development
15 11 (1.99%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (1.99%) Supplier Management
16 10 (1.81%) Logistics
16 10 (1.81%) Load Balancing
16 10 (1.81%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (22.64%) Erlang
2 31 (5.62%) C++
3 27 (4.89%) Java
4 22 (3.99%) SQL
5 20 (3.62%) Perl
5 20 (3.62%) C
6 19 (3.44%) Python
7 6 (1.09%) C#
8 5 (0.91%) PHP
8 5 (0.91%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.72%) Ruby
9 4 (0.72%) PowerHouse
9 4 (0.72%) Embedded C
10 3 (0.54%) Tcl
11 2 (0.36%) Groovy
11 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.36%) Embedded C++
11 2 (0.36%) VBA
12 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 59 (10.69%) Degree
2 33 (5.98%) ISEB
3 26 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (4.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 23 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 18 (3.26%) HNC
5 18 (3.26%) HND
6 15 (2.72%) CCNP
7 10 (1.81%) CCNA
7 10 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (1.09%) RHCE
9 5 (0.91%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.72%) APMP
10 4 (0.72%) CISSP
10 4 (0.72%) CISM
11 3 (0.54%) RHCA
12 2 (0.36%) CCIE
13 1 (0.18%) CCIP
13 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.52%) QA
2 31 (5.62%) SLA
3 6 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) Basel III
System Software
1 13 (2.36%) NDS
2 4 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (4.89%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.09%) Netcool
3 5 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.36%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 55 (9.96%) Cisco
2 28 (5.07%) HP
3 21 (3.80%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 19 (3.44%) Red Hat
4 19 (3.44%) Ericsson
5 17 (3.08%) Huawei
6 14 (2.54%) Microsoft
7 12 (2.17%) BT
8 10 (1.81%) Juniper
9 8 (1.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 7 (1.27%) Business Objects
10 7 (1.27%) Oracle
10 7 (1.27%) Nortel
10 7 (1.27%) Aruba
10 7 (1.27%) Aerohive Networks
10 7 (1.27%) Ruckus Wireless
10 7 (1.27%) Fujitsu
11 6 (1.09%) Genesys
11 6 (1.09%) CA
11 6 (1.09%) SAP
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