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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 596 585 642
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +57
Permanent jobs citing 4G 38 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.083% 0.047% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 0.30% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 8
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 £50,000 £45,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,800 £65,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,120 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-26.69% +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
7715 7109 8647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.75% 15.97% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6382 6037 7314
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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 19 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 19 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 +8 9 £63,000 +14.54% 1
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 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 72 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 52 (48.15%) 3G
3 41 (37.96%) Network Architecture
4 33 (30.56%) Erlang
5 32 (29.63%) SS7
6 23 (21.30%) SIGTRAN
7 22 (20.37%) Degree
8 21 (19.44%) 2G
9 20 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (18.52%) TCAP
9 20 (18.52%) INAP
10 17 (15.74%) Cisco
11 15 (13.89%) Java
12 12 (11.11%) Wireless
13 11 (10.19%) LAN
14 10 (9.26%) Internet
14 10 (9.26%) Finance
15 9 (8.33%) Legal
15 9 (8.33%) Billing
15 9 (8.33%) MPLS
15 9 (8.33%) XML
15 9 (8.33%) Linux
16 8 (7.41%) UNIX
16 8 (7.41%) C++
16 8 (7.41%) SMS
16 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
16 8 (7.41%) Banking
16 8 (7.41%) Software Engineering
16 8 (7.41%) Business Development
16 8 (7.41%) LTE

4G
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 3 (2.78%) SAS
2 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) MS Office
1 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 52 (48.15%) 3G
2 32 (29.63%) SS7
3 23 (21.30%) SIGTRAN
4 21 (19.44%) 2G
5 20 (18.52%) TCAP
5 20 (18.52%) INAP
6 12 (11.11%) Wireless
7 11 (10.19%) LAN
8 10 (9.26%) Internet
9 9 (8.33%) MPLS
10 8 (7.41%) LTE
10 8 (7.41%) SMS
11 7 (6.48%) SDH
11 7 (6.48%) 802.11
11 7 (6.48%) DWDM
12 6 (5.56%) WLAN
12 6 (5.56%) MVNO
13 5 (4.63%) 3GPP
13 5 (4.63%) GSM
13 5 (4.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.70%) Big Data
General
1 72 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 10 (9.26%) Finance
3 9 (8.33%) Legal
3 9 (8.33%) Billing
4 8 (7.41%) Banking
5 7 (6.48%) Marketing
6 3 (2.78%) Electronics
6 3 (2.78%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.85%) Front Office
7 2 (1.85%) Back Office
7 2 (1.85%) Retail
7 2 (1.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (18.52%) Designer
2 14 (12.96%) Developer
2 14 (12.96%) Senior Developer
3 12 (11.11%) Consultant
4 9 (8.33%) Architect
5 8 (7.41%) Analyst
5 8 (7.41%) Account Director
6 6 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (3.70%) Development Manager
7 4 (3.70%) Business Development Manager
7 4 (3.70%) C++ Developer
7 4 (3.70%) Network Architect
7 4 (3.70%) Senior C++ Developer
7 4 (3.70%) Business Manager
8 3 (2.78%) Technical Leader
8 3 (2.78%) Test Engineer
8 3 (2.78%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (2.78%) Product Manager
8 3 (2.78%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.33%) XML
2 6 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (5.56%) JSON
2 6 (5.56%) STL
2 6 (5.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (3.70%) Web Services
4 2 (1.85%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.56%) DTV
2 6 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.56%) Digital Media
3 5 (4.63%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.85%) User Experience
5 2 (1.85%) Statistics
5 2 (1.85%) Equities
6 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.33%) Linux
2 8 (7.41%) UNIX
3 7 (6.48%) Windows
4 3 (2.78%) Solaris
5 2 (1.85%) Android
5 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.96%) Network Architecture
2 20 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (7.41%) Software Engineering
3 8 (7.41%) Business Development
4 7 (6.48%) OO
5 6 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 6 (5.56%) Project Management
5 6 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (5.56%) Multithreading
6 5 (4.63%) Analytics
6 5 (4.63%) Network Design
7 4 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.70%) Machine Learning
8 3 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (2.78%) Time Management
8 3 (2.78%) Network Management
8 3 (2.78%) ITIL
8 3 (2.78%) CRM
9 2 (1.85%) Change Management
9 2 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.56%) Erlang
2 15 (13.89%) Java
3 8 (7.41%) C++
4 7 (6.48%) Perl
4 7 (6.48%) SQL
5 6 (5.56%) Groovy
5 6 (5.56%) Scala
6 4 (3.70%) PowerHouse
7 3 (2.78%) Ruby
7 3 (2.78%) Python
7 3 (2.78%) Tcl
8 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (20.37%) Degree
2 3 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.93%) CCIE
4 1 (0.93%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.93%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (15.74%) Cisco
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.48%) Nortel
3 7 (6.48%) Ericsson
3 7 (6.48%) Fujitsu
3 7 (6.48%) Aruba
3 7 (6.48%) Aerohive Networks
3 7 (6.48%) Ruckus Wireless
4 6 (5.56%) BT
5 4 (3.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (2.78%) Huawei
6 3 (2.78%) Oracle
6 3 (2.78%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.85%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.93%) Progress
8 1 (0.93%) SGI
8 1 (0.93%) Juniper
London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £70k - 100k per year + 25% bonus + relocation
Posted: 12 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Medical
Posted: 18 days ago