The first table below looks at the demand for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 62 150 146
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -4
Permanent jobs citing 4G 90 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.62% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.24% 0.87% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -14.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
632 690 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.43% 26.02% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 429 541 437
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
4G
East of England

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

4G
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the Hertfordshire region.

4G Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

4G
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Borehamwood - 29 - - 4
Hertford - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £40,000 -
Watford - 1 £45,000 -
4G
East of England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

1 106 (64.63%) Telecoms
2 69 (42.07%) Erlang
3 60 (36.59%) Network Architecture
4 50 (30.49%) SIGTRAN
5 48 (29.27%) LTE
6 38 (23.17%) SS7
7 31 (18.90%) GSM
8 30 (18.29%) WCDMA
8 30 (18.29%) Risk Analysis
8 30 (18.29%) Demand Management
9 29 (17.68%) Risk Management
10 27 (16.46%) GPRS
10 27 (16.46%) TCAP
10 27 (16.46%) INAP
11 22 (13.41%) Radio Access Network
12 18 (10.98%) Project Management
13 17 (10.37%) System Testing
14 16 (9.76%) Finance
14 16 (9.76%) 3G
15 13 (7.93%) Linux
16 12 (7.32%) LDAP
16 12 (7.32%) Solaris
16 12 (7.32%) TCP/IP
16 12 (7.32%) Ericsson
16 12 (7.32%) Network Design
16 12 (7.32%) Supplier Management
16 12 (7.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
17 11 (6.71%) Degree
17 11 (6.71%) SMS
18 10 (6.10%) Broadband

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (1.22%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (2.44%) MS Office
1 4 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 50 (30.49%) SIGTRAN
2 48 (29.27%) LTE
3 38 (23.17%) SS7
4 31 (18.90%) GSM
5 30 (18.29%) WCDMA
6 27 (16.46%) GPRS
6 27 (16.46%) TCAP
6 27 (16.46%) INAP
7 22 (13.41%) Radio Access Network
8 16 (9.76%) 3G
9 12 (7.32%) LDAP
9 12 (7.32%) TCP/IP
10 11 (6.71%) SMS
11 10 (6.10%) Broadband
12 9 (5.49%) UTRAN
12 9 (5.49%) 2G
12 9 (5.49%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (4.27%) MPLS
13 7 (4.27%) UMTS
14 5 (3.05%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.61%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
General
1 106 (64.63%) Telecoms
2 16 (9.76%) Finance
3 4 (2.44%) Law
4 3 (1.83%) Advertising
5 1 (0.61%) Retail
5 1 (0.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 51 (31.10%) Designer
2 44 (26.83%) Test Engineer
3 43 (26.22%) Senior Test Engineer
4 33 (20.12%) Integration Engineer
4 33 (20.12%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 32 (19.51%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 21 (12.80%) Senior Designer
7 18 (10.98%) Developer
8 17 (10.37%) Senior Developer
9 14 (8.54%) Consultant
10 9 (5.49%) Sales Consultant
10 9 (5.49%) Technical Consultant
10 9 (5.49%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 9 (5.49%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
11 8 (4.88%) Support Engineer
12 7 (4.27%) Network Designer
13 6 (3.66%) Analyst
13 6 (3.66%) Network Planner
14 5 (3.05%) Product Manager
14 5 (3.05%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.22%) REST
1 2 (1.22%) CSS3
1 2 (1.22%) HTML
1 2 (1.22%) CSS
1 2 (1.22%) HTML5
1 2 (1.22%) jQuery
2 1 (0.61%) JNI
2 1 (0.61%) Google Maps API
2 1 (0.61%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.05%) Smartcard
2 3 (1.83%) Handset
2 3 (1.83%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.22%) PKI
4 1 (0.61%) Statistics
4 1 (0.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.93%) Linux
2 12 (7.32%) Solaris
3 1 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (36.59%) Network Architecture
2 30 (18.29%) Risk Analysis
2 30 (18.29%) Demand Management
3 29 (17.68%) Risk Management
4 18 (10.98%) Project Management
5 17 (10.37%) System Testing
6 12 (7.32%) Network Design
6 12 (7.32%) Supplier Management
7 5 (3.05%) Product Management
7 5 (3.05%) Process Management
7 5 (3.05%) ITIL
8 4 (2.44%) Service Management
8 4 (2.44%) Load Balancing
9 3 (1.83%) B2B
9 3 (1.83%) Performance Engineering
10 2 (1.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (1.22%) E-Commerce
10 2 (1.22%) Data Modelling
10 2 (1.22%) SOA
10 2 (1.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 69 (42.07%) Erlang
2 5 (3.05%) Java
3 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.61%) C++
3 1 (0.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (6.71%) Degree
2 5 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.83%) Cacti
1 3 (1.83%) Netcool
2 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (7.32%) Ericsson
1 12 (7.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (1.83%) NetScout
3 2 (1.22%) hybris
4 1 (0.61%) Google
4 1 (0.61%) Agilent
4 1 (0.61%) VMware
4 1 (0.61%) SAP
4 1 (0.61%) HP
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco
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