The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank - - 68
Permanent jobs citing 4G 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton - - 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £51,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-22.33% +21.17%
4G
Bedfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 51 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 10.92% 17.17% 20.62%
Number of salaries quoted 23 49 105
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,550 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

4G
Salary Trend in Luton

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

4G Salary Trend in Luton

4G
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 4 (100.00%) SMS
1 4 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) SS7
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (75.00%) GSM
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (75.00%) LTE
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) UMTS

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SMS
1 4 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) SS7
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (75.00%) GSM
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) LTE
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) UMTS
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Operations Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Network Operations Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Lead Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree