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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 717 542 797
Rank change year-on-year
-175 +255
Permanent jobs citing 4G 133 333 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.35% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 2.00% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 73 50 62
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,050 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £60,250 £69,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £51,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-22.33% +21.17%
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
17902 16616 20469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.12% 17.37% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14632 13118 17090
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -29 72 £56,000 +6.66% 15
London -53 22 £38,250 -23.50% 2
East of England -67 14 £40,000 - 2
West Midlands - 8 £27,500 - 2
South West -81 7 £24,000 -50.00% 1
North West - 5 £40,000 -
4G
UK

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 307 (76.37%) 3G
2 298 (74.13%) Telecoms
3 143 (35.57%) LTE
4 139 (34.58%) 2G
5 105 (26.12%) Internet
6 104 (25.87%) Broadband
7 83 (20.65%) Smartphone
8 76 (18.91%) Degree
9 73 (18.16%) Radio Access Network
10 61 (15.17%) Wireless
11 60 (14.93%) Network Architecture
12 58 (14.43%) Project Management
13 52 (12.94%) Linux
14 42 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
15 40 (9.95%) Finance
16 36 (8.96%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
17 34 (8.46%) VoLTE
18 33 (8.21%) UNIX
19 32 (7.96%) Cisco
19 32 (7.96%) Marketing
20 31 (7.71%) MVNO
21 30 (7.46%) GSM
22 28 (6.97%) Service Management
22 28 (6.97%) VoIP
22 28 (6.97%) Line Management
22 28 (6.97%) Software Engineering
23 27 (6.72%) Windows
24 26 (6.47%) Java
24 26 (6.47%) Huawei
25 25 (6.22%) ITIL

4G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (2.24%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.49%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.25%) WorkSite
4 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.25%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (2.49%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.99%) MS Office
3 5 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.50%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 307 (76.37%) 3G
2 143 (35.57%) LTE
3 139 (34.58%) 2G
4 105 (26.12%) Internet
5 104 (25.87%) Broadband
6 73 (18.16%) Radio Access Network
7 61 (15.17%) Wireless
8 34 (8.46%) VoLTE
9 31 (7.71%) MVNO
10 30 (7.46%) GSM
11 28 (6.97%) VoIP
12 25 (6.22%) UMTS
12 25 (6.22%) DNS
13 23 (5.72%) Firewall
14 21 (5.22%) SS7
14 21 (5.22%) MPLS
15 20 (4.98%) TCP/IP
16 17 (4.23%) GPRS
16 17 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
17 15 (3.73%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.24%) SQL Server
1 9 (2.24%) MySQL
2 8 (1.99%) Big Data
3 6 (1.49%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.75%) TestDirector
2 2 (0.50%) CruiseControl
2 2 (0.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.50%) CppUnit
2 2 (0.50%) Valgrind
3 1 (0.25%) Hudson
3 1 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.25%) CMake
3 1 (0.25%) Maven
3 1 (0.25%) Subversion
3 1 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.25%) Ant
General
1 298 (74.13%) Telecoms
2 40 (9.95%) Finance
3 32 (7.96%) Marketing
4 24 (5.97%) Back Office
5 14 (3.48%) Legal
6 10 (2.49%) Multimedia
7 9 (2.24%) Billing
8 8 (1.99%) Retail
9 7 (1.74%) Banking
9 7 (1.74%) Electronics
9 7 (1.74%) Advertising
10 5 (1.24%) Games
11 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.25%) Automotive
12 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (7.46%) Architect
2 27 (6.72%) Project Manager
3 25 (6.22%) Network Manager
4 22 (5.47%) Service Manager
5 19 (4.73%) Technical Design Authority
5 19 (4.73%) Consultant
6 18 (4.48%) Network Engineer
6 18 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (4.23%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 17 (4.23%) Senior Architect
7 17 (4.23%) Architecture Manager
8 16 (3.98%) Support Engineer
8 16 (3.98%) Delivery Manager
8 16 (3.98%) Network Operator
9 15 (3.73%) Software Engineer
10 14 (3.48%) Coordinator
10 14 (3.48%) Account Manager
10 14 (3.48%) Project Coordinator
10 14 (3.48%) Technical Leader
11 11 (2.74%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.49%) HTML
1 10 (2.49%) XML
2 8 (1.99%) CSS
2 8 (1.99%) SOAP
2 8 (1.99%) STL
2 8 (1.99%) Web Services
3 7 (1.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (1.74%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (1.74%) JSON
3 7 (1.74%) J2EE
4 6 (1.49%) .NET
4 6 (1.49%) Middleware
4 6 (1.49%) jQuery
5 5 (1.24%) REST
5 5 (1.24%) Ajax
5 5 (1.24%) Classic ASP
5 5 (1.24%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.50%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.50%) CGI
7 1 (0.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 83 (20.65%) Smartphone
2 42 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.23%) Social Media
4 11 (2.74%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.49%) Visualisation
6 9 (2.24%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.99%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.74%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.74%) Device Driver
9 6 (1.49%) Blog
9 6 (1.49%) Internet of Things
9 6 (1.49%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.24%) Machine to Machine
10 5 (1.24%) Statistics
11 3 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.75%) iPhone
11 3 (0.75%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.50%) PMI
12 2 (0.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 52 (12.94%) Linux
2 33 (8.21%) UNIX
3 27 (6.72%) Windows
4 14 (3.48%) Android
5 10 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.99%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.24%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.00%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.75%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (14.93%) Network Architecture
2 58 (14.43%) Project Management
3 28 (6.97%) Service Management
3 28 (6.97%) Line Management
3 28 (6.97%) Software Engineering
4 25 (6.22%) ITIL
5 20 (4.98%) Performance Management
6 19 (4.73%) Configuration Management
7 18 (4.48%) Mentoring
7 18 (4.48%) Resource Management
8 16 (3.98%) CRM
9 15 (3.73%) PRINCE2
10 13 (3.23%) Network Management
11 12 (2.99%) OO
11 12 (2.99%) Product Management
12 11 (2.74%) Problem Management
12 11 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (2.49%) Validation
13 10 (2.49%) Service Delivery
13 10 (2.49%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (6.47%) Java
2 24 (5.97%) C++
3 17 (4.23%) C
4 15 (3.73%) Perl
4 15 (3.73%) SQL
5 12 (2.99%) Python
5 12 (2.99%) C#
6 11 (2.74%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.99%) Embedded C
7 8 (1.99%) Groovy
7 8 (1.99%) Bash Shell
8 7 (1.74%) Scala
9 6 (1.49%) Embedded C++
10 5 (1.24%) VB6
10 5 (1.24%) VB
11 2 (0.50%) PHP
11 2 (0.50%) Ruby
12 1 (0.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 76 (18.91%) Degree
2 24 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (4.98%) HND
3 20 (4.98%) Security Cleared
4 18 (4.48%) HNC
5 13 (3.23%) ISEB
6 12 (2.99%) CCNP
6 12 (2.99%) CCNA
7 10 (2.49%) RHCA
8 8 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.00%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.50%) MCSA
13 2 (0.50%) CISSP
13 2 (0.50%) PMP
13 2 (0.50%) MCITP
14 1 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.25%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.73%) SLA
2 15 (3.73%) QA
3 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (4.23%) NDS
3 5 (1.24%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.25%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (1.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.50%) Netcool
4 1 (0.25%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.25%) OpenView
Vendors
1 36 (8.96%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 32 (7.96%) Cisco
3 26 (6.47%) Huawei
4 25 (6.22%) Nokia
4 25 (6.22%) VMware
5 17 (4.23%) Juniper
6 16 (3.98%) Microsoft
7 14 (3.48%) Progress
8 13 (3.23%) Ericsson
9 12 (2.99%) Oracle
10 10 (2.49%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.74%) Facebook
11 7 (1.74%) Twitter
11 7 (1.74%) Nortel
12 6 (1.49%) HP
13 4 (1.00%) Symantec
14 3 (0.75%) Veeam
14 3 (0.75%) McAfee
14 3 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (0.75%) Perforce
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £16000.00 - £17000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
EE
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 24 days ago
Solihull
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 25 days ago