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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 596 538 603
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +65
Permanent jobs citing 4G 22 75 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.17% 0.049%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 1.10% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 19
Average salary £38,250 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £36,500 £40,700
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £141,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £51,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-22.33% +21.17%
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
7003 6828 8699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.17% 15.91% 19.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5916 5526 7370
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,000 £72,500
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 29 January 2015.

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 29 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
City of London -3 6 £31,000 -
Southall - 1 £27,500 -
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 48 (78.69%) 3G
2 47 (77.05%) Telecoms
3 28 (45.90%) 2G
4 26 (42.62%) Degree
5 16 (26.23%) Network Architecture
5 16 (26.23%) Internet
5 16 (26.23%) SS7
5 16 (26.23%) Java
6 13 (21.31%) Wireless
7 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
7 12 (19.67%) MVNO
7 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (18.03%) Legal
8 11 (18.03%) Windows
9 10 (16.39%) Finance
10 9 (14.75%) XML
10 9 (14.75%) C++
10 9 (14.75%) OO
10 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
10 9 (14.75%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (13.11%) LTE
11 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
11 8 (13.11%) Linux
11 8 (13.11%) Project Management
12 7 (11.48%) Banking
12 7 (11.48%) ActiveMQ
12 7 (11.48%) STL
12 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
12 7 (11.48%) Multithreading
12 7 (11.48%) Groovy

4G
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 6 (9.84%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.64%) WorkSite
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.20%) MS Office
2 5 (8.20%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (78.69%) 3G
2 28 (45.90%) 2G
3 16 (26.23%) Internet
3 16 (26.23%) SS7
4 13 (21.31%) Wireless
5 12 (19.67%) MVNO
6 8 (13.11%) LTE
7 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
7 7 (11.48%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (8.20%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (8.20%) SMS
8 5 (8.20%) Broadband
9 4 (6.56%) DHCP
9 4 (6.56%) DNS
10 3 (4.92%) Firewall
10 3 (4.92%) ADSL
10 3 (4.92%) Wireshark
11 2 (3.28%) LLU
11 2 (3.28%) SCTP
11 2 (3.28%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) Big Data
1 6 (9.84%) Hadoop
General
1 47 (77.05%) Telecoms
2 11 (18.03%) Legal
3 10 (16.39%) Finance
4 7 (11.48%) Banking
4 7 (11.48%) Marketing
5 5 (8.20%) Retail
5 5 (8.20%) Billing
6 2 (3.28%) Electronics
7 1 (1.64%) Law
7 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (16.39%) Architect
2 8 (13.11%) Network Architect
3 5 (8.20%) Software Engineer
3 5 (8.20%) Technical Leader
3 5 (8.20%) NOC Engineer
3 5 (8.20%) Product Manager
3 5 (8.20%) Account Director
4 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
4 4 (6.56%) Developer
4 4 (6.56%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Consultant
5 3 (4.92%) Network Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Operations Manager
5 3 (4.92%) C++ Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Senior C++ Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Mobile Product Manager
6 2 (3.28%) IT Support
6 2 (3.28%) Senior Network Consultant
6 2 (3.28%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) XML
2 7 (11.48%) ActiveMQ
2 7 (11.48%) STL
2 7 (11.48%) JSON
2 7 (11.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (4.92%) Web Services
4 2 (3.28%) REST
4 2 (3.28%) J2EE
4 2 (3.28%) SOAP
5 1 (1.64%) HTML
5 1 (1.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.84%) Algorithms
2 6 (9.84%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.64%) Handset
3 1 (1.64%) Statistics
3 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.64%) iPhone
3 1 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.64%) Psychology
3 1 (1.64%) Social Media
3 1 (1.64%) iPad
3 1 (1.64%) Open Source
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Windows
2 8 (13.11%) Linux
3 4 (6.56%) Android
4 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.92%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.64%) UNIX
6 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Network Architecture
2 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
3 9 (14.75%) OO
3 9 (14.75%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (13.11%) Project Management
5 7 (11.48%) Multithreading
6 6 (9.84%) Change Control
6 6 (9.84%) Machine Learning
6 6 (9.84%) Analytics
6 6 (9.84%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.20%) Incident Management
7 5 (8.20%) Time Management
8 3 (4.92%) ITIL
8 3 (4.92%) Market Research
9 2 (3.28%) Marketing Strategy
9 2 (3.28%) Capacity Management
9 2 (3.28%) Operations Management
9 2 (3.28%) Fault Management
9 2 (3.28%) Coaching
9 2 (3.28%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) Java
2 9 (14.75%) C++
3 7 (11.48%) Groovy
3 7 (11.48%) Scala
4 5 (8.20%) Perl
5 3 (4.92%) SQL
6 2 (3.28%) C#
7 1 (1.64%) Ruby
7 1 (1.64%) Tcl
7 1 (1.64%) Python
7 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (42.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) MCITP
2 2 (3.28%) MCSA
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.64%) MCSE
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.28%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) VMware
3 4 (6.56%) Cisco
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle
5 2 (3.28%) Veeam
5 2 (3.28%) Juniper
5 2 (3.28%) Symantec
6 1 (1.64%) McAfee
6 1 (1.64%) Sophos
6 1 (1.64%) Apple
6 1 (1.64%) HP
6 1 (1.64%) Citrix
6 1 (1.64%) Progress
6 1 (1.64%) Huawei
6 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.64%) Facebook
6 1 (1.64%) Twitter
6 1 (1.64%) GFI Software
West London
EE
Salary: Competitive + benefits
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