The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 602 605 631
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +26
Permanent jobs citing 4G 36 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.079% 0.054% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.34% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 9
Average salary £61,000 £55,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.90% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.96% +30.00%
4G
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7738 7056 8983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.91% 15.76% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6383 6000 7587
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

4G Jobs Demand Trend in London

4G
Salary Trend in London

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

4G Salary Trend in London

4G
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 4G across the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

4G Salary Histogram in London

4G
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the London region over the 3 months to 30 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
City of London +19 8 £61,000 +10.90% 4
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 63 (68.48%) Telecoms
2 52 (56.52%) 3G
3 32 (34.78%) Network Architecture
4 23 (25.00%) SS7
5 21 (22.83%) 2G
5 21 (22.83%) Degree
5 21 (22.83%) Erlang
6 16 (17.39%) Cisco
7 15 (16.30%) Java
8 14 (15.22%) TCAP
8 14 (15.22%) INAP
8 14 (15.22%) SIGTRAN
8 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (13.04%) Wireless
10 10 (10.87%) Internet
10 10 (10.87%) LAN
10 10 (10.87%) Legal
11 9 (9.78%) Billing
11 9 (9.78%) XML
12 8 (8.70%) MPLS
12 8 (8.70%) Microsoft
12 8 (8.70%) C++
12 8 (8.70%) SMS
12 8 (8.70%) Software Engineering
12 8 (8.70%) Business Development
12 8 (8.70%) Finance
12 8 (8.70%) LTE
13 7 (7.61%) Aruba
13 7 (7.61%) Aerohive Networks
13 7 (7.61%) Ruckus Wireless

4G
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) MS Office
1 4 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 52 (56.52%) 3G
2 23 (25.00%) SS7
3 21 (22.83%) 2G
4 14 (15.22%) TCAP
4 14 (15.22%) INAP
4 14 (15.22%) SIGTRAN
5 12 (13.04%) Wireless
6 10 (10.87%) Internet
6 10 (10.87%) LAN
7 8 (8.70%) SMS
7 8 (8.70%) MPLS
7 8 (8.70%) LTE
8 7 (7.61%) 802.11
8 7 (7.61%) DWDM
8 7 (7.61%) SDH
9 6 (6.52%) MVNO
10 5 (5.43%) 3GPP
10 5 (5.43%) WLAN
10 5 (5.43%) GSM
11 4 (4.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) Hadoop
1 4 (4.35%) Big Data
2 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
General
1 63 (68.48%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.87%) Legal
3 9 (9.78%) Billing
4 8 (8.70%) Finance
5 7 (7.61%) Banking
6 6 (6.52%) Marketing
7 3 (3.26%) Electronics
7 3 (3.26%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.17%) Multimedia
8 2 (2.17%) Front Office
9 1 (1.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (15.22%) Designer
2 11 (11.96%) Developer
2 11 (11.96%) Consultant
2 11 (11.96%) Senior Developer
3 9 (9.78%) Architect
4 8 (8.70%) Account Director
5 6 (6.52%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.43%) Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (4.35%) Development Manager
7 4 (4.35%) C++ Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Product Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Business Development Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Network Architect
7 4 (4.35%) Senior C++ Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Business Manager
8 3 (3.26%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.26%) Business Development Executive
8 3 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.78%) XML
2 6 (6.52%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (6.52%) JSON
2 6 (6.52%) STL
2 6 (6.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (4.35%) Web Services
4 2 (2.17%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) DTV
1 6 (6.52%) Computer Science
1 6 (6.52%) Digital Media
1 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.43%) Smartphone
3 4 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.17%) User Experience
5 2 (2.17%) Equities
6 1 (1.09%) Statistics
6 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) Windows
2 6 (6.52%) Linux
2 6 (6.52%) UNIX
3 2 (2.17%) Android
3 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.78%) Network Architecture
2 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (8.70%) Software Engineering
3 8 (8.70%) Business Development
4 7 (7.61%) Project Management
4 7 (7.61%) OO
5 6 (6.52%) Configuration Management
5 6 (6.52%) Multithreading
5 6 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (5.43%) Network Design
7 4 (4.35%) Machine Learning
7 4 (4.35%) Analytics
8 3 (3.26%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (3.26%) Network Management
8 3 (3.26%) ITIL
8 3 (3.26%) CRM
8 3 (3.26%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.17%) Time Management
9 2 (2.17%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.83%) Erlang
2 15 (16.30%) Java
3 8 (8.70%) C++
4 7 (7.61%) Perl
5 6 (6.52%) Groovy
5 6 (6.52%) Scala
6 5 (5.43%) SQL
7 4 (4.35%) PowerHouse
8 3 (3.26%) Ruby
8 3 (3.26%) Python
8 3 (3.26%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 21 (22.83%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.09%) CCNP
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (17.39%) Cisco
2 8 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.61%) Nortel
3 7 (7.61%) Ericsson
3 7 (7.61%) Fujitsu
3 7 (7.61%) Aruba
3 7 (7.61%) Aerohive Networks
3 7 (7.61%) Ruckus Wireless
4 5 (5.43%) BT
5 4 (4.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (3.26%) Huawei
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle
6 3 (3.26%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.09%) Progress
7 1 (1.09%) SGI
7 1 (1.09%) Juniper
7 1 (1.09%) Riverbed
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