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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 614 628 578
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -50
Permanent jobs citing 4G 31 25 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.076% 0.060% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.34% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 14
Average salary £60,000 £41,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.34% -18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £26,900 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £135,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.59%
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
6478 7346 6997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.84% 17.68% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5496 6200 5644
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +52 8 £47,500 +53.22%
Croydon - 1 £42,500 -
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 78 (87.64%) 3G
2 49 (55.06%) 2G
3 29 (32.58%) Telecoms
3 29 (32.58%) Unix
4 24 (26.97%) Huawei
5 21 (23.60%) Linux
5 21 (23.60%) Broadband
6 19 (21.35%) Solaris
7 18 (20.22%) Shell Script
7 18 (20.22%) GSM
7 18 (20.22%) LAN
7 18 (20.22%) HPUX
8 15 (16.85%) Wireless
8 15 (16.85%) Cisco
9 14 (15.73%) Firewall
9 14 (15.73%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (15.73%) Diameter Protocol
10 13 (14.61%) MVNO
10 13 (14.61%) Windows
11 11 (12.36%) LTE
12 10 (11.24%) SolarWinds
12 10 (11.24%) Test Management
12 10 (11.24%) GPRS
12 10 (11.24%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (10.11%) VMware
13 9 (10.11%) CCNP
13 9 (10.11%) CCIE
13 9 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (10.11%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (10.11%) Billing

4G
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (7.87%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.49%) MS Office
2 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.12%) PeopleSoft CRM
1 1 (1.12%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 78 (87.64%) 3G
2 49 (55.06%) 2G
3 21 (23.60%) Broadband
4 18 (20.22%) GSM
4 18 (20.22%) LAN
5 15 (16.85%) Wireless
6 14 (15.73%) Diameter Protocol
6 14 (15.73%) Firewall
6 14 (15.73%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (14.61%) MVNO
8 11 (12.36%) LTE
9 10 (11.24%) GPRS
10 9 (10.11%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (10.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (10.11%) VoLTE
11 8 (8.99%) SIGTRAN
11 8 (8.99%) SMPP
12 7 (7.87%) HTTP
12 7 (7.87%) IP Telephony
13 6 (6.74%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) MySQL
3 1 (1.12%) Big Data
3 1 (1.12%) BODI
3 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (7.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (3.37%) Ant
General
1 29 (32.58%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.11%) Billing
3 5 (5.62%) Finance
4 4 (4.49%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.25%) Retail
6 1 (1.12%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (1.12%) Electronics
6 1 (1.12%) Law
6 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (17.98%) Design Engineer
2 10 (11.24%) Architect
2 10 (11.24%) Network Engineer
3 9 (10.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (10.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (6.74%) Consultant
4 6 (6.74%) Designer
4 6 (6.74%) IP Engineer
4 6 (6.74%) Senior Architect
4 6 (6.74%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 6 (6.74%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (6.74%) Support Engineer
4 6 (6.74%) Technical Designer
4 6 (6.74%) Test Engineer
5 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.49%) Security Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Service Manager
6 4 (4.49%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.49%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) SOAP
2 1 (1.12%) JMS
2 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Handset
2 5 (5.62%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.49%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.37%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.37%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.37%) Telematics
5 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.12%) PMI
5 1 (1.12%) Replication
5 1 (1.12%) Robotics
5 1 (1.12%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.58%) Unix
2 21 (23.60%) Linux
3 19 (21.35%) Solaris
4 18 (20.22%) HPUX
5 13 (14.61%) Windows
6 6 (6.74%) Windows 10
6 6 (6.74%) Windows 7
7 5 (5.62%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.49%) Android
8 4 (4.49%) Windows Vista
9 3 (3.37%) Windows Server
9 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.24%) Test Management
2 9 (10.11%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (7.87%) Programme Management
4 6 (6.74%) eTOM
4 6 (6.74%) High Availability
4 6 (6.74%) Network Design
4 6 (6.74%) Software Architecture
4 6 (6.74%) TOGAF
5 5 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.62%) Business Development
5 5 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (5.62%) Defect Management
5 5 (5.62%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (5.62%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (5.62%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (5.62%) Software Delivery
5 5 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.62%) Test Automation
5 5 (5.62%) Test Strategy
5 5 (5.62%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.22%) Shell Script
2 6 (6.74%) C
2 6 (6.74%) C++
3 5 (5.62%) SQL
4 2 (2.25%) Java
4 2 (2.25%) Python
5 1 (1.12%) C#
5 1 (1.12%) Perl
5 1 (1.12%) Ruby
5 1 (1.12%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (10.11%) CCIE
2 9 (10.11%) CCNP
3 7 (7.87%) CCSP
4 5 (5.62%) Degree
4 5 (5.62%) ISEB
4 5 (5.62%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.25%) MCITP
5 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.12%) CCNA
6 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) QA
2 4 (4.49%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.62%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.49%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.49%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.12%) HP NNM
2 1 (1.12%) Netcool
2 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (26.97%) Huawei
2 15 (16.85%) Cisco
3 10 (11.24%) SolarWinds
4 9 (10.11%) Palo Alto
4 9 (10.11%) VMware
5 8 (8.99%) Citrix
5 8 (8.99%) HP
6 6 (6.74%) Remedy
7 5 (5.62%) Agilent
7 5 (5.62%) Anite
8 4 (4.49%) Apple
8 4 (4.49%) Assembla
8 4 (4.49%) Microsoft
8 4 (4.49%) MobileIron
9 2 (2.25%) Sun
10 1 (1.12%) Oracle
10 1 (1.12%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (1.12%) Symantec
10 1 (1.12%) Veeam