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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 69 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing 4G 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.31% 0.17% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.30% 0.68% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £51,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-22.33% +21.17%
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
154 148 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 24.02% 24.83% 22.74%
Number of salaries quoted 99 125 115
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £50,500
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 30 January 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) Wireshark
1 5 (71.43%) LTE
2 3 (42.86%) System Testing
2 3 (42.86%) 802.11
2 3 (42.86%) WiMAX
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Broadband
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) RTP
3 2 (28.57%) TCAP
3 2 (28.57%) ISUP
3 2 (28.57%) SCCP
3 2 (28.57%) INAP
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) SDH
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) ATM
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Network Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) Wireshark
1 5 (71.43%) LTE
2 3 (42.86%) 802.11
2 3 (42.86%) WiMAX
2 3 (42.86%) Broadband
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) RTP
3 2 (28.57%) TCAP
3 2 (28.57%) ISUP
3 2 (28.57%) SCCP
3 2 (28.57%) INAP
3 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) SDH
3 2 (28.57%) ATM
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (28.57%) M3UA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Wireless Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Network Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Network Support
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) System Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Network Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) OpenUP
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView
1 1 (14.29%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy
1 1 (14.29%) ComArch
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) BMC
1 1 (14.29%) Cramer
1 1 (14.29%) Amdocs