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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 633 647 818
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +171
Permanent jobs citing 4G 249 203 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.20% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.28% 1.14% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 111 82 35
Average salary £41,000 £53,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.64% +17.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.96% +15.55%
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
19424 17798 20495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.00% 17.71% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15519 14486 16959
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +19 138 £45,000 -15.09% 17
London -2 27 £55,000 -2.22% 5
West Midlands - 27 £35,500 -
East of England -38 26 £57,500 +35.29% 2
South West -35 22 £24,000 -40.00% 3
East Midlands -1 2 £37,250 -25.50% 2
North West -26 1 £50,000 -
Yorkshire -43 1 £61,000 -
4G
UK

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 402 (71.53%) Telecoms
2 280 (49.82%) 3G
3 162 (28.83%) LTE
4 140 (24.91%) Network Architecture
5 123 (21.89%) Erlang
6 111 (19.75%) 2G
7 99 (17.62%) SS7
8 93 (16.55%) Internet
8 93 (16.55%) SIGTRAN
9 90 (16.01%) Broadband
10 78 (13.88%) Radio Access Network
10 78 (13.88%) Degree
11 75 (13.35%) Smartphone
12 71 (12.63%) Project Management
13 70 (12.46%) Linux
14 67 (11.92%) TCAP
14 67 (11.92%) INAP
15 61 (10.85%) Cisco
16 52 (9.25%) ITIL
17 49 (8.72%) Finance
18 48 (8.54%) GSM
19 47 (8.36%) Wireless
20 39 (6.94%) C++
21 36 (6.41%) UMTS
22 34 (6.05%) Resource Management
22 34 (6.05%) VoLTE
23 33 (5.87%) MPLS
24 32 (5.69%) Cisco Certification
24 32 (5.69%) Java
25 29 (5.16%) UNIX

4G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (1.25%) SAS
2 5 (0.89%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.36%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.18%) Apache
4 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (1.60%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (2.31%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 280 (49.82%) 3G
2 162 (28.83%) LTE
3 111 (19.75%) 2G
4 99 (17.62%) SS7
5 93 (16.55%) SIGTRAN
5 93 (16.55%) Internet
6 90 (16.01%) Broadband
7 78 (13.88%) Radio Access Network
8 67 (11.92%) TCAP
8 67 (11.92%) INAP
9 48 (8.54%) GSM
10 47 (8.36%) Wireless
11 36 (6.41%) UMTS
12 34 (6.05%) VoLTE
13 33 (5.87%) MPLS
14 29 (5.16%) DNS
15 26 (4.63%) MVNO
16 25 (4.45%) GPRS
16 25 (4.45%) Firewall
17 24 (4.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.25%) MySQL
2 7 (1.25%) Big Data
3 4 (0.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.36%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.18%) EDMS
5 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (2.31%) TestDirector
2 12 (2.14%) Subversion
3 10 (1.78%) JIRA
4 6 (1.07%) CppUnit
4 6 (1.07%) Valgrind
5 4 (0.71%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.71%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.71%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.53%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.53%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.36%) Ant
7 2 (0.36%) Maven
7 2 (0.36%) Hudson
7 2 (0.36%) CMake
8 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.18%) Bugzilla
General
1 402 (71.53%) Telecoms
2 49 (8.72%) Finance
3 28 (4.98%) Billing
4 18 (3.20%) Retail
5 12 (2.14%) Multimedia
5 12 (2.14%) Marketing
6 7 (1.25%) Electronics
6 7 (1.25%) Banking
7 5 (0.89%) Legal
7 5 (0.89%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.53%) Advertising
8 3 (0.53%) Back Office
8 3 (0.53%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.36%) Front Office
9 2 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 80 (14.23%) Designer
2 48 (8.54%) Developer
3 41 (7.30%) Service Manager
4 39 (6.94%) Architect
5 38 (6.76%) Senior Developer
6 32 (5.69%) Analyst
6 32 (5.69%) Network Manager
7 27 (4.80%) Test Engineer
8 26 (4.63%) Consultant
9 24 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
10 23 (4.09%) Senior Test Engineer
11 20 (3.56%) Network Operator
11 20 (3.56%) Senior Architect
12 19 (3.38%) Architecture Manager
12 19 (3.38%) Senior Solutions Architect
13 17 (3.02%) Software Engineer
14 16 (2.85%) Project Manager
15 14 (2.49%) Test Analyst
16 13 (2.31%) Junior
16 13 (2.31%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.96%) XML
2 7 (1.25%) POSIX
2 7 (1.25%) STL
3 6 (1.07%) Middleware
4 4 (0.71%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (0.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (0.71%) Web Services
4 4 (0.71%) JSON
5 3 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (0.53%) jQuery
5 3 (0.53%) CSS
5 3 (0.53%) HTML
5 3 (0.53%) MFC
5 3 (0.53%) HTML5
5 3 (0.53%) REST
6 2 (0.36%) CSS3
6 2 (0.36%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (0.36%) SOAP
6 2 (0.36%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 75 (13.35%) Smartphone
2 23 (4.09%) Digital Media
3 14 (2.49%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.14%) DTV
4 12 (2.14%) Social Media
5 11 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.78%) Device Driver
6 10 (1.78%) Statistics
7 9 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.60%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (1.42%) Visualisation
8 8 (1.42%) Handset
8 8 (1.42%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.25%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.07%) Smart Meter
10 6 (1.07%) Blog
10 6 (1.07%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.71%) PKI
11 4 (0.71%) Streaming Video
12 3 (0.53%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 70 (12.46%) Linux
2 29 (5.16%) UNIX
2 29 (5.16%) Windows
3 22 (3.91%) Solaris
4 19 (3.38%) Apple iOS
5 17 (3.02%) Android
6 14 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.25%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (0.89%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.18%) Debian
10 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (24.91%) Network Architecture
2 71 (12.63%) Project Management
3 52 (9.25%) ITIL
4 34 (6.05%) Resource Management
5 29 (5.16%) Software Engineering
6 27 (4.80%) Network Management
6 27 (4.80%) Service Management
6 27 (4.80%) Line Management
7 23 (4.09%) PRINCE2
8 20 (3.56%) Mentoring
9 19 (3.38%) Service Delivery
9 19 (3.38%) Change Management
10 17 (3.02%) Network Design
10 17 (3.02%) Configuration Management
11 16 (2.85%) Test Planning
12 15 (2.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (2.67%) Software Testing
13 13 (2.31%) Mobile Device Management
14 11 (1.96%) Business Development
14 11 (1.96%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 123 (21.89%) Erlang
2 39 (6.94%) C++
3 32 (5.69%) Java
4 27 (4.80%) Perl
5 23 (4.09%) Python
6 22 (3.91%) PowerHouse
6 22 (3.91%) SQL
6 22 (3.91%) C
7 9 (1.60%) Embedded C
8 8 (1.42%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.25%) C#
10 6 (1.07%) Groovy
11 5 (0.89%) Ruby
11 5 (0.89%) Embedded C++
12 4 (0.71%) Scala
13 3 (0.53%) Tcl
13 3 (0.53%) PHP
14 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 78 (13.88%) Degree
2 32 (5.69%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (4.80%) Security Cleared
4 22 (3.91%) HND
5 21 (3.74%) HNC
5 21 (3.74%) ISEB
6 18 (3.20%) CCNP
7 13 (2.31%) CCNA
7 13 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.42%) RHCA
10 6 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.71%) APMP
11 4 (0.71%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.71%) RHCE
12 3 (0.53%) PMP
12 3 (0.53%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.53%) CISM
12 3 (0.53%) CISSP
13 2 (0.36%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.16%) SLA
2 24 (4.27%) QA
3 5 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) Basel III
System Software
1 13 (2.31%) NDS
2 12 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.53%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (2.49%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.07%) Netcool
3 2 (0.36%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 61 (10.85%) Cisco
2 26 (4.63%) Huawei
3 22 (3.91%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 20 (3.56%) Ericsson
5 18 (3.20%) Microsoft
6 16 (2.85%) Juniper
7 15 (2.67%) HP
8 14 (2.49%) Red Hat
8 14 (2.49%) VMware
9 10 (1.78%) BT
10 8 (1.42%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 8 (1.42%) Nortel
11 7 (1.25%) Fujitsu
11 7 (1.25%) Aruba
11 7 (1.25%) Aerohive Networks
11 7 (1.25%) Ruckus Wireless
12 6 (1.07%) Facebook
12 6 (1.07%) Twitter
12 6 (1.07%) Business Objects
12 6 (1.07%) CA
London
Networking People
Salary: full corporate benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
JPS Selection
Salary: From £100,000 to £130,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Comvergent Limited
Salary: Attractive Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
EE
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
EE
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £67000 - £75000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Daventry
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000.0000 - £45000.0000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Medical
Posted: 7 days ago
Chertsey
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + car, fuel, bonus, pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Everything Everywhere
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Everything Everywhere
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Everything Everywhere
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 13 days ago