The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 62 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing 4G 4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.82% 0.33% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 1.38% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £42,500 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% +43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,740 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-27.42% +30.00%
4G
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
116 145 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 23.77% 23.85% 25.75%
Number of salaries quoted 100 112 128
Average salary £42,000 £44,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.14% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

4G
Salary Trend in Slough

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

4G Salary Trend in Slough

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 (57.14%) Telecoms
1 4 (57.14%) LTE
2 3 (42.86%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) UMTS
2 3 (42.86%) GSM
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) SDH
3 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) ATM
3 2 (28.57%) 3G
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) IPv6
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Ericsson
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Smart Meter
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) Network Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (14.29%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (14.29%) GGSN
4 1 (14.29%) SGSN

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LTE
2 3 (42.86%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (42.86%) UMTS
2 3 (42.86%) GSM
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) SDH
3 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) ATM
3 2 (28.57%) 3G
3 2 (28.57%) IPv6
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (14.29%) GGSN
4 1 (14.29%) SGSN
4 1 (14.29%) SCTP
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Intranet
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) WML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Smart Meter
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Handset
2 1 (14.29%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
1 2 (28.57%) Network Planning
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Use Case
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCIP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Netcool
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) Ericsson
2 1 (14.29%) ComArch
2 1 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (14.29%) Cramer
2 1 (14.29%) Amdocs
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) SAP