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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 605 639 827
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +188
Permanent jobs citing 4G 278 218 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.22% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 1.25% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 125 79 43
Average salary £41,000 £52,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.15% +15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,740 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-27.42% +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
19331 17407 21106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.14% 17.50% 18.98%
Number of salaries quoted 15401 14202 17503
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 16 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 16 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 +23 150 £38,500 -28.70% 18
London +2 38 £58,000 +5.45% 7
East of England -44 27 £55,000 +29.41% 4
West Midlands - 27 £35,500 -
South West -30 25 £24,000 -40.00% 3
East Midlands -16 1 £24,500 -51.00% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £61,000 -
4G
UK

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 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.

1 432 (73.47%) Telecoms
2 306 (52.04%) 3G
3 169 (28.74%) LTE
4 151 (25.68%) Network Architecture
5 127 (21.60%) 2G
6 123 (20.92%) Erlang
7 103 (17.52%) SS7
8 101 (17.18%) Internet
9 96 (16.33%) Broadband
10 93 (15.82%) SIGTRAN
11 87 (14.80%) Radio Access Network
12 84 (14.29%) Degree
13 82 (13.95%) Smartphone
14 81 (13.78%) Agile Software Development
15 76 (12.93%) Project Management
16 70 (11.90%) Linux
17 66 (11.22%) TCAP
17 66 (11.22%) INAP
18 57 (9.69%) Cisco
19 55 (9.35%) Finance
20 51 (8.67%) ITIL
21 49 (8.33%) Wireless
22 47 (7.99%) GSM
23 45 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
24 37 (6.29%) C++
24 37 (6.29%) MPLS
25 36 (6.12%) Java
25 36 (6.12%) UMTS
25 36 (6.12%) VoLTE
26 35 (5.95%) Cisco Certification

4G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 5 (0.85%) MS Exchange
1 5 (0.85%) SAS
2 2 (0.34%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.17%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (1.70%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.02%) MS Office
3 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.87%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 306 (52.04%) 3G
2 169 (28.74%) LTE
3 127 (21.60%) 2G
4 103 (17.52%) SS7
5 101 (17.18%) Internet
6 96 (16.33%) Broadband
7 93 (15.82%) SIGTRAN
8 87 (14.80%) Radio Access Network
9 66 (11.22%) TCAP
9 66 (11.22%) INAP
10 49 (8.33%) Wireless
11 47 (7.99%) GSM
12 37 (6.29%) MPLS
13 36 (6.12%) UMTS
13 36 (6.12%) VoLTE
14 29 (4.93%) MVNO
15 28 (4.76%) Firewall
16 27 (4.59%) DNS
17 26 (4.42%) GPRS
18 25 (4.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.53%) MySQL
2 8 (1.36%) Big Data
3 7 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.68%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.51%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.17%) EDMS
6 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (2.04%) TestDirector
2 7 (1.19%) Subversion
3 5 (0.85%) CppUnit
3 5 (0.85%) Valgrind
3 5 (0.85%) JIRA
4 4 (0.68%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.51%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.51%) CruiseControl
5 3 (0.51%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.34%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.34%) Ant
6 2 (0.34%) Maven
6 2 (0.34%) Hudson
6 2 (0.34%) CMake
7 1 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.17%) Bugzilla
General
1 432 (73.47%) Telecoms
2 55 (9.35%) Finance
3 25 (4.25%) Billing
4 16 (2.72%) Marketing
5 14 (2.38%) Retail
5 14 (2.38%) Multimedia
6 8 (1.36%) Legal
6 8 (1.36%) Back Office
6 8 (1.36%) Electronics
6 8 (1.36%) Banking
7 3 (0.51%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.51%) Advertising
8 2 (0.34%) Games
8 2 (0.34%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 82 (13.95%) Designer
2 49 (8.33%) Developer
3 41 (6.97%) Architect
4 39 (6.63%) Senior Developer
5 38 (6.46%) Service Manager
6 31 (5.27%) Network Manager
7 30 (5.10%) Analyst
8 29 (4.93%) Consultant
9 25 (4.25%) Solutions Architect
9 25 (4.25%) Test Engineer
10 22 (3.74%) Network Operator
11 21 (3.57%) Senior Test Engineer
11 21 (3.57%) Architecture Manager
12 20 (3.40%) Senior Architect
12 20 (3.40%) Project Manager
13 19 (3.23%) Senior Solutions Architect
14 17 (2.89%) Software Engineer
15 14 (2.38%) Junior
15 14 (2.38%) Support Engineer
16 13 (2.21%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.21%) XML
2 9 (1.53%) STL
3 8 (1.36%) Middleware
4 6 (1.02%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (1.02%) JSON
4 6 (1.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (0.85%) Web Services
5 5 (0.85%) POSIX
6 3 (0.51%) REST
6 3 (0.51%) HTML5
6 3 (0.51%) jQuery
6 3 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (0.51%) HTML
6 3 (0.51%) MFC
6 3 (0.51%) CSS
7 2 (0.34%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.34%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (0.34%) CSS3
8 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 82 (13.95%) Smartphone
2 45 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (3.40%) Digital Media
4 16 (2.72%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.04%) Social Media
6 11 (1.87%) DTV
6 11 (1.87%) Device Driver
7 10 (1.70%) Statistics
7 10 (1.70%) Visualisation
7 10 (1.70%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.36%) Handset
9 8 (1.36%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.19%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.02%) Blog
11 6 (1.02%) Smart Meter
12 4 (0.68%) Streaming Video
12 4 (0.68%) PKI
12 4 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 70 (11.90%) Linux
2 31 (5.27%) Windows
3 26 (4.42%) UNIX
4 21 (3.57%) Solaris
5 19 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.72%) Android
7 14 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.85%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (25.68%) Network Architecture
2 81 (13.78%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (12.93%) Project Management
4 51 (8.67%) ITIL
5 34 (5.78%) Resource Management
6 32 (5.44%) Line Management
7 31 (5.27%) Software Engineering
8 30 (5.10%) Network Management
9 27 (4.59%) Service Management
10 23 (3.91%) PRINCE2
10 23 (3.91%) Mentoring
11 21 (3.57%) Service Delivery
12 19 (3.23%) Configuration Management
13 18 (3.06%) Network Design
14 17 (2.89%) Change Management
15 15 (2.55%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (2.55%) Software Testing
15 15 (2.55%) Test Planning
16 13 (2.21%) Mobile Device Management
17 12 (2.04%) OO
Programming Languages
1 123 (20.92%) Erlang
2 37 (6.29%) C++
3 36 (6.12%) Java
4 26 (4.42%) Perl
5 23 (3.91%) PowerHouse
6 22 (3.74%) SQL
7 20 (3.40%) Python
8 19 (3.23%) C
9 11 (1.87%) Embedded C
10 9 (1.53%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.36%) Groovy
12 7 (1.19%) Embedded C++
13 6 (1.02%) C#
13 6 (1.02%) Scala
14 5 (0.85%) Ruby
15 3 (0.51%) Tcl
15 3 (0.51%) PHP
16 2 (0.34%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 84 (14.29%) Degree
2 35 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (4.25%) Security Cleared
4 23 (3.91%) HND
5 22 (3.74%) ISEB
5 22 (3.74%) HNC
6 20 (3.40%) CCNP
7 14 (2.38%) CCNA
8 12 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (1.70%) RHCA
10 6 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.68%) APMP
12 3 (0.51%) RHCE
12 3 (0.51%) PMP
12 3 (0.51%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.34%) CCIE
13 2 (0.34%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
14 1 (0.17%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.10%) SLA
2 23 (3.91%) QA
3 3 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) Basel III
System Software
1 17 (2.89%) NDS
2 16 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.51%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.19%) Netcool
3 2 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.34%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 57 (9.69%) Cisco
2 30 (5.10%) Huawei
3 28 (4.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 22 (3.74%) Ericsson
5 19 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 18 (3.06%) Juniper
6 18 (3.06%) VMware
7 15 (2.55%) HP
8 14 (2.38%) Red Hat
9 11 (1.87%) Nokia
10 10 (1.70%) BT
11 8 (1.36%) Nortel
11 8 (1.36%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 7 (1.19%) Aerohive Networks
12 7 (1.19%) Ruckus Wireless
12 7 (1.19%) Aruba
12 7 (1.19%) Fujitsu
12 7 (1.19%) Progress
13 6 (1.02%) Business Objects
13 6 (1.02%) Facebook
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Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Medical
Posted: 20 hours ago
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EE
Salary: £Competitive+benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Paramount Enterprizes Limited
Salary: From £37,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Three
Posted: 2 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: Competitive + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Three
Salary: £Competitive, bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
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Proteus Europe
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
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Salary: £Competitive+benefits
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EE
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
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Three
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Three
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