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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 762 586 775
Rank change year-on-year
-176 +189
Permanent jobs citing 4G 97 292 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.098% 0.29% 0.080%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 1.71% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 45 55 58
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £31,900 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £59,400 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
18052 17051 20298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.20% 17.17% 20.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14554 13437 16638
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -58 45 £47,500 +29.25% 23
London -2 26 £43,000 -27.42% 4
East of England -43 10 £37,500 -6.25% 2
North West - 6 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands - 6 £27,500 -
South West -84 4 £24,000 - 5
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
4G
UK

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 255 (76.35%) 3G
2 232 (69.46%) Telecoms
3 131 (39.22%) 2G
4 120 (35.93%) LTE
5 77 (23.05%) Radio Access Network
6 74 (22.16%) Broadband
7 66 (19.76%) Internet
8 61 (18.26%) Wireless
9 57 (17.07%) Degree
10 55 (16.47%) Network Architecture
11 46 (13.77%) Smartphone
12 43 (12.87%) Project Management
13 39 (11.68%) Linux
14 34 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
15 33 (9.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 33 (9.88%) Marketing
16 32 (9.58%) VoLTE
16 32 (9.58%) UNIX
16 32 (9.58%) Finance
17 31 (9.28%) SLA
18 30 (8.98%) Nokia
19 28 (8.38%) GSM
19 28 (8.38%) Service Management
20 26 (7.78%) MVNO
21 25 (7.49%) Cisco
22 24 (7.19%) Line Management
23 23 (6.89%) Back Office
24 22 (6.59%) UMTS
24 22 (6.59%) VoIP
25 21 (6.29%) MPLS

4G
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (1.20%) Apache Spark
1 4 (1.20%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.30%) WorkSite
3 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (2.10%) MS Excel
1 7 (2.10%) MS Office
2 5 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.60%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 255 (76.35%) 3G
2 131 (39.22%) 2G
3 120 (35.93%) LTE
4 77 (23.05%) Radio Access Network
5 74 (22.16%) Broadband
6 66 (19.76%) Internet
7 61 (18.26%) Wireless
8 32 (9.58%) VoLTE
9 28 (8.38%) GSM
10 26 (7.78%) MVNO
11 22 (6.59%) UMTS
11 22 (6.59%) VoIP
12 21 (6.29%) MPLS
13 17 (5.09%) SS7
14 16 (4.79%) MGW
14 16 (4.79%) Ethernet
14 16 (4.79%) DNS
15 14 (4.19%) WiMAX
15 14 (4.19%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (4.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.80%) MySQL
3 4 (1.20%) Big Data
3 4 (1.20%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (1.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.90%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
General
1 232 (69.46%) Telecoms
2 33 (9.88%) Marketing
3 32 (9.58%) Finance
4 23 (6.89%) Back Office
5 12 (3.59%) Legal
6 8 (2.40%) Advertising
6 8 (2.40%) Retail
7 7 (2.10%) Billing
8 6 (1.80%) Multimedia
8 6 (1.80%) Electronics
9 5 (1.50%) Games
9 5 (1.50%) Banking
10 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.30%) Automotive
11 1 (0.30%) Law
11 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (7.19%) Project Manager
2 22 (6.59%) Network Manager
3 21 (6.29%) Architect
4 17 (5.09%) Account Manager
4 17 (5.09%) Support Engineer
5 16 (4.79%) Technical Leader
5 16 (4.79%) Delivery Manager
6 15 (4.49%) Service Manager
7 14 (4.19%) Architecture Manager
8 13 (3.89%) Network Engineer
9 12 (3.59%) Technical Design Authority
9 12 (3.59%) RAN Engineer
9 12 (3.59%) Network Operator
9 12 (3.59%) Software Engineer
10 11 (3.29%) Consultant
10 11 (3.29%) Senior Manager
10 11 (3.29%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (2.99%) Senior Architect
11 10 (2.99%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 10 (2.99%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.59%) HTML
2 10 (2.99%) CSS
3 8 (2.40%) jQuery
3 8 (2.40%) .NET
3 8 (2.40%) SOAP
4 7 (2.10%) J2EE
5 6 (1.80%) Web Services
5 6 (1.80%) XML
6 5 (1.50%) STL
6 5 (1.50%) Classic ASP
6 5 (1.50%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.50%) Ajax
6 5 (1.50%) REST
7 4 (1.20%) JSON
7 4 (1.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (1.20%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (0.90%) Symfony
9 2 (0.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.60%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.60%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.77%) Smartphone
2 34 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (1.80%) Internet of Things
3 6 (1.80%) Visualisation
4 5 (1.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.50%) Machine to Machine
5 4 (1.20%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.20%) Blackberry
6 3 (0.90%) PMI
6 3 (0.90%) Device Driver
6 3 (0.90%) iPhone
6 3 (0.90%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.30%) DTV
7 1 (0.30%) Handset
7 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.30%) Open Source
7 1 (0.30%) Telematics
7 1 (0.30%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.68%) Linux
2 32 (9.58%) UNIX
3 20 (5.99%) Windows
4 7 (2.10%) Android
4 7 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.50%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.50%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.90%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (16.47%) Network Architecture
2 43 (12.87%) Project Management
3 28 (8.38%) Service Management
4 24 (7.19%) Line Management
5 21 (6.29%) Performance Management
6 20 (5.99%) Software Engineering
7 19 (5.69%) CRM
8 15 (4.49%) Service Delivery
8 15 (4.49%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (3.89%) Product Management
9 13 (3.89%) Mentoring
10 12 (3.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (3.59%) ITIL
11 11 (3.29%) Configuration Management
11 11 (3.29%) Validation
11 11 (3.29%) Problem Management
12 9 (2.69%) Workflow
12 9 (2.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (2.69%) Network Management
12 9 (2.69%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.79%) Java
2 14 (4.19%) C++
3 13 (3.89%) C#
3 13 (3.89%) JavaScript
4 12 (3.59%) C
5 10 (2.99%) SQL
6 9 (2.69%) Perl
7 7 (2.10%) Python
8 5 (1.50%) VB
8 5 (1.50%) VB6
9 4 (1.20%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.20%) Scala
9 4 (1.20%) Groovy
10 3 (0.90%) PHP
10 3 (0.90%) Embedded C
10 3 (0.90%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.30%) Tcl
11 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (17.07%) Degree
2 17 (5.09%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (5.09%) VCP4
3 15 (4.49%) HND
4 14 (4.19%) HNC
5 11 (3.29%) ISEB
6 10 (2.99%) Security Cleared
7 9 (2.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (2.69%) CCNP
7 9 (2.69%) CCNA
8 6 (1.80%) RHCA
9 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.90%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.60%) MCITP
11 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.60%) CISSP
11 2 (0.60%) MCSA
12 1 (0.30%) MCSE
12 1 (0.30%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.28%) SLA
2 19 (5.69%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (5.09%) NDS
2 12 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.30%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (1.80%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.60%) Netcool
4 1 (0.30%) OpenView
4 1 (0.30%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.30%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 33 (9.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 30 (8.98%) Nokia
3 25 (7.49%) Cisco
4 20 (5.99%) Huawei
4 20 (5.99%) VMware
5 18 (5.39%) Ericsson
6 14 (4.19%) Progress
7 13 (3.89%) Juniper
8 11 (3.29%) Oracle
8 11 (3.29%) Nortel
9 8 (2.40%) HP
9 8 (2.40%) Microsoft
10 6 (1.80%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.50%) Veeam
12 4 (1.20%) Symantec
13 3 (0.90%) McAfee
13 3 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.90%) Amdocs
14 2 (0.60%) BT
14 2 (0.60%) Mitel
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