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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 609 641 643
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +2
Permanent jobs citing 4G 43 26 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.057% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.33% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 36 15 19
Average salary £52,500 £77,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.25% +29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £34,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £82,500 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +19.23%
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
6694 7897 7790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.85% 17.45% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5709 6608 6392
Average salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
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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 +58 4 £47,500 +11.76%
Canary Wharf - 2 £72,500 -
Croydon - 1 £50,000 -
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 60 (83.33%) 3G
2 39 (54.17%) Telecoms
2 39 (54.17%) 2G
3 24 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (25.00%) HTTP
4 18 (25.00%) Windows
4 18 (25.00%) LAN
5 17 (23.61%) VoIP
5 17 (23.61%) Broadband
5 17 (23.61%) CRM
6 15 (20.83%) Wireless
6 15 (20.83%) LTE
7 14 (19.44%) SCTP
7 14 (19.44%) ISTQB
7 14 (19.44%) SIGTRAN
7 14 (19.44%) M3UA
7 14 (19.44%) Defect Management
7 14 (19.44%) SMPP
7 14 (19.44%) TCAP
7 14 (19.44%) SCCP
7 14 (19.44%) INAP
7 14 (19.44%) SOAP
7 14 (19.44%) ISEB
8 13 (18.06%) Internet
8 13 (18.06%) WAN
8 13 (18.06%) Test Management
9 12 (16.67%) Android
9 12 (16.67%) B2B
10 11 (15.28%) Linux
10 11 (15.28%) Firewall

4G
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.39%) Apache
2 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Office
2 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 60 (83.33%) 3G
2 39 (54.17%) 2G
3 24 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (25.00%) HTTP
4 18 (25.00%) LAN
5 17 (23.61%) Broadband
5 17 (23.61%) VoIP
6 15 (20.83%) LTE
6 15 (20.83%) Wireless
7 14 (19.44%) INAP
7 14 (19.44%) M3UA
7 14 (19.44%) SCCP
7 14 (19.44%) SCTP
7 14 (19.44%) SIGTRAN
7 14 (19.44%) SMPP
7 14 (19.44%) TCAP
8 13 (18.06%) Internet
8 13 (18.06%) WAN
9 11 (15.28%) Diameter Protocol
9 11 (15.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) Big Data
2 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
General
1 39 (54.17%) Telecoms
2 11 (15.28%) Billing
3 10 (13.89%) Marketing
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Electronics
5 1 (1.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (18.06%) Analyst
2 9 (12.50%) Consultant
2 9 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
2 9 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 9 (12.50%) Technical Operations Analyst
3 7 (9.72%) Account Manager
3 7 (9.72%) Sales Manager
3 7 (9.72%) Telecoms Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Designer
4 6 (8.33%) Mobile Designer
4 6 (8.33%) Technical Designer
5 5 (6.94%) Design Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Management Consultant
5 5 (6.94%) Network Consultant
5 5 (6.94%) Office 365 Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Testing Consultant
5 5 (6.94%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.17%) BYOD
3 3 (4.17%) Handset
3 3 (4.17%) iPad
3 3 (4.17%) iPhone
3 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.17%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) NHS
4 1 (1.39%) PKI
4 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.39%) Robotics
4 1 (1.39%) Tandem
4 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.00%) Windows
2 12 (16.67%) Android
3 11 (15.28%) Linux
4 10 (13.89%) Unix
5 9 (12.50%) Mac OS
6 5 (6.94%) Windows 10
7 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.39%) HPUX
8 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) CRM
2 14 (19.44%) Defect Management
3 13 (18.06%) Test Management
4 12 (16.67%) B2B
5 10 (13.89%) Product Management
5 10 (13.89%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 9 (12.50%) Time Management
7 8 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (11.11%) Service Management
7 8 (11.11%) Software Delivery
8 7 (9.72%) Performance Management
9 6 (8.33%) Network Design
9 6 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (6.94%) Project Management
10 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (5.56%) Information Security
11 4 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.56%) C
1 4 (5.56%) C++
1 4 (5.56%) SQL
2 2 (2.78%) Java
2 2 (2.78%) Python
3 1 (1.39%) C#
3 1 (1.39%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.39%) Perl
3 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) ISEB
1 14 (19.44%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.78%) Degree
3 2 (2.78%) PhD
4 1 (1.39%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.39%) HP NNM
1 1 (1.39%) Netcool
1 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Agilent
2 9 (12.50%) Openreach
3 7 (9.72%) Cisco
4 5 (6.94%) HP
4 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.94%) VMware
5 4 (5.56%) Citrix
5 4 (5.56%) Google
5 4 (5.56%) Huawei
6 3 (4.17%) Anite
6 3 (4.17%) Apple
6 3 (4.17%) MobileIron
6 3 (4.17%) Polycom
7 2 (2.78%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.39%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.39%) F5
8 1 (1.39%) Juniper
8 1 (1.39%) Palo Alto