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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 807 784 607
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -177
Permanent jobs citing 4G 108 131 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.13% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% 0.72% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 84 72 50
Average salary £51,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £24,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £81,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.33%
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
16182 18251 16872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.11% 18.37% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13595 14901 13299
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(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 +5 56 £50,000 -9.90% 3
London +11 31 £60,000 +46.34% 1
Yorkshire - 15 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands -15 12 £50,000 +81.81% 2
East of England -7 8 £51,500 +28.75%
South West -7 2 £38,500 +60.41%
4G
UK

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 168 (67.74%) 3G
2 135 (54.44%) Telecoms
3 78 (31.45%) 2G
4 64 (25.81%) Cisco
5 55 (22.18%) Wireless
6 48 (19.35%) Linux
7 39 (15.73%) Unix
8 36 (14.52%) LAN
8 36 (14.52%) Retail
8 36 (14.52%) LTE
9 35 (14.11%) Broadband
9 35 (14.11%) Cisco Certification
9 35 (14.11%) Firewall
10 34 (13.71%) Finance
10 34 (13.71%) Huawei
11 33 (13.31%) MPLS
12 32 (12.90%) GSM
13 31 (12.50%) VoIP
14 30 (12.10%) Wi-Fi
14 30 (12.10%) VoLTE
15 28 (11.29%) TCP/IP
16 27 (10.89%) Windows
17 25 (10.08%) Network Design
17 25 (10.08%) GGSN
18 24 (9.68%) Solaris
19 23 (9.27%) WAN
19 23 (9.27%) VPN
20 22 (8.87%) Degree
20 22 (8.87%) Ethernet
21 20 (8.06%) GPRS

4G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (2.82%) MS Exchange
1 7 (2.82%) Skype for Business
2 4 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.40%) Confluence
4 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.40%) IIS
4 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.23%) MS Office
2 8 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.40%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.42%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 168 (67.74%) 3G
2 78 (31.45%) 2G
3 55 (22.18%) Wireless
4 36 (14.52%) LAN
4 36 (14.52%) LTE
5 35 (14.11%) Broadband
5 35 (14.11%) Firewall
6 33 (13.31%) MPLS
7 32 (12.90%) GSM
8 31 (12.50%) VoIP
9 30 (12.10%) VoLTE
9 30 (12.10%) Wi-Fi
10 28 (11.29%) TCP/IP
11 25 (10.08%) GGSN
12 23 (9.27%) VPN
12 23 (9.27%) WAN
13 22 (8.87%) Ethernet
14 20 (8.06%) GPRS
15 19 (7.66%) SGSN
15 19 (7.66%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.61%) MySQL
3 3 (1.21%) Big Data
4 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.40%) BODI
5 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.40%) GIS
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (1.21%) Ant
4 1 (0.40%) JIRA
4 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 135 (54.44%) Telecoms
2 36 (14.52%) Retail
3 34 (13.71%) Finance
4 15 (6.05%) Electronics
5 12 (4.84%) Billing
6 10 (4.03%) Marketing
7 7 (2.82%) Back Office
8 6 (2.42%) Advertising
9 4 (1.61%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.61%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.61%) Military
10 3 (1.21%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.40%) Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (15.32%) Architect
2 32 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
3 24 (9.68%) Design Engineer
4 23 (9.27%) Designer
4 23 (9.27%) Network Engineer
5 17 (6.85%) Telecoms Manager
6 16 (6.45%) Solutions Designer
7 15 (6.05%) Product Manager
7 15 (6.05%) Support Engineer
8 14 (5.65%) Account Manager
8 14 (5.65%) Consultant
9 12 (4.84%) Sales Manager
9 12 (4.84%) Telecoms Account Manager
10 11 (4.44%) IP Engineer
11 10 (4.03%) Cisco Engineer
11 10 (4.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 10 (4.03%) Project Manager
11 10 (4.03%) Senior Manager
12 9 (3.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (3.63%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.82%) SOAP
2 1 (0.40%) .NET
2 1 (0.40%) COM
2 1 (0.40%) JMS
2 1 (0.40%) SPML
2 1 (0.40%) Web Services
2 1 (0.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.06%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.85%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.65%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.23%) Handset
5 7 (2.82%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.42%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.42%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (2.02%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.21%) EPoS
8 3 (1.21%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.21%) Telematics
8 3 (1.21%) User Experience
8 3 (1.21%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.81%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.81%) PKI
9 2 (0.81%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (19.35%) Linux
2 39 (15.73%) Unix
3 27 (10.89%) Windows
4 24 (9.68%) Solaris
5 18 (7.26%) HPUX
6 11 (4.44%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.23%) Windows 10
8 7 (2.82%) Android
8 7 (2.82%) Windows Server
8 7 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (2.02%) Ubuntu
10 5 (2.02%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.61%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.21%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.81%) BlackBerry OS
14 1 (0.40%) CentOS
14 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (10.08%) Network Design
2 17 (6.85%) CRM
2 17 (6.85%) Performance Management
2 17 (6.85%) Service Management
2 17 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (5.65%) Product Management
3 14 (5.65%) Project Management
3 14 (5.65%) Test Management
4 12 (4.84%) ITIL
4 12 (4.84%) Network Architecture
5 11 (4.44%) Validation
6 10 (4.03%) OpenUP
7 9 (3.63%) Business Development
7 9 (3.63%) Line Management
7 9 (3.63%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (3.23%) PRINCE2
9 7 (2.82%) Change Management
9 7 (2.82%) Presales
9 7 (2.82%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.26%) Shell Script
2 12 (4.84%) SQL
3 9 (3.63%) C
4 7 (2.82%) C++
5 5 (2.02%) Java
5 5 (2.02%) Perl
5 5 (2.02%) Python
6 4 (1.61%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.61%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.21%) PHP
8 2 (0.81%) C#
9 1 (0.40%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.40%) Ruby
9 1 (0.40%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 35 (14.11%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (8.87%) Degree
3 20 (8.06%) CCNP
4 13 (5.24%) CCIE
5 10 (4.03%) CCNA
6 8 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.23%) Security Cleared
7 7 (2.82%) CCSP
8 6 (2.42%) MCSE
8 6 (2.42%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.02%) HNC
9 5 (2.02%) HND
9 5 (2.02%) ISEB
9 5 (2.02%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.61%) CCNP Voice
10 4 (1.61%) JNCIS
11 3 (1.21%) CCIP
11 3 (1.21%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.81%) CISSP
12 2 (0.81%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.63%) SLA
2 8 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) JTAG
System Software
1 13 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.02%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.61%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.61%) AirWatch
2 4 (1.61%) Netcool
3 3 (1.21%) TeMIP
3 3 (1.21%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.81%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.40%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (25.81%) Cisco
2 34 (13.71%) Huawei
3 20 (8.06%) Juniper
4 19 (7.66%) HP
5 18 (7.26%) Ericsson
6 14 (5.65%) Microsoft
7 13 (5.24%) VMware
8 12 (4.84%) SolarWinds
9 11 (4.44%) Palo Alto
10 9 (3.63%) Citrix
10 9 (3.63%) Remedy
11 8 (3.23%) Redback
12 7 (2.82%) BroadSoft
12 7 (2.82%) Oracle
12 7 (2.82%) Polycom
13 6 (2.42%) Nokia
14 5 (2.02%) Agilent
14 5 (2.02%) Anite
14 5 (2.02%) IBM
15 4 (1.61%) ION Trading
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £37,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon
RM Education
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus shift allowance and annual bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus shift allowance and annual bonus
Posted: 19 days ago