The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 230 247 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing 4G 2 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.035% 0.17% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £50,424 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.05% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +22.36%
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
875 1146 1093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.42% 17.64% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 742 865 835
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

4G Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

4G
Salary Trend in the North West

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

4G Salary Trend in the North West

4G
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 4G across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

4G Salary Histogram in the North West

4G
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Merseyside +13 1 £43,349 -13.30%
Manchester -9 1 £57,500 +43.75%
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) 802.11
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) ISUP
2 1 (50.00%) INAP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) 2G
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) RANAP
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) MGW
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre

4G
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (50.00%) 2G
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) 802.11
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) GPRS
1 1 (50.00%) GSM
1 1 (50.00%) INAP
1 1 (50.00%) ISUP
1 1 (50.00%) LTE
1 1 (50.00%) MGW
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) RANAP
1 1 (50.00%) Value-Added Service
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
1 1 (50.00%) VoWiFi
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Core Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (50.00%) Huawei
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia