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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 61 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing 4G 6 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.10% 0.17% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.41% 0.73% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 5
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +25.00%
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
136 137 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 24.91% 22.68% 23.92%
Number of salaries quoted 88 115 106
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,500
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 24 October 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 5 (55.56%) LTE
2 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) UMTS
3 3 (33.33%) GSM
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 3 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) Smart Meter
4 2 (22.22%) M3UA
4 2 (22.22%) VoLTE
4 2 (22.22%) MGW
4 2 (22.22%) OpenUP
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) SLA
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) IPv6
4 2 (22.22%) SDH
4 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) ATM
4 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Ericsson
4 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 2 (22.22%) Network Planning

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LTE
2 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 3 (33.33%) GSM
2 3 (33.33%) UMTS
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 3 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (22.22%) M3UA
3 2 (22.22%) VoLTE
3 2 (22.22%) VLAN
3 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 2 (22.22%) 3G
3 2 (22.22%) SDH
3 2 (22.22%) ATM
3 2 (22.22%) MGW
3 2 (22.22%) IPv6
3 2 (22.22%) RTP
3 2 (22.22%) TCAP
3 2 (22.22%) ISUP
3 2 (22.22%) SCCP
3 2 (22.22%) INAP
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) WML
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) WAP
1 1 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Smart Meter
2 1 (11.11%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) DTV
2 1 (11.11%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Validation
1 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (22.22%) Network Planning
1 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
1 2 (22.22%) OpenUP
1 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) System Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Use Case
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 1 (11.11%) UML
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) CCIP
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) OpenView
1 1 (11.11%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Ericsson
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) BMC
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy
2 1 (11.11%) Cramer
2 1 (11.11%) Amdocs
2 1 (11.11%) ComArch
2 1 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks