The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 383 356 411
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +55
Permanent jobs citing 4G 66 99 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.42% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 2.03% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 17 31 21
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £59,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.00%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4658 4887 5382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.90% 20.79% 23.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3487 3817 4311
Average salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

4G Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

4G
Salary Trend in the South East

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

4G Salary Trend in the South East

4G
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 4G across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

4G Salary Histogram in the South East

4G
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
Berkshire -47 41 £47,750 +32.63% 11
Buckinghamshire +22 18 £45,000 -14.28%
Surrey +25 5 £49,500 +57.14%
Oxfordshire +14 1 £50,000 -
West Sussex 0 1 £42,500 +13.33%
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 106 (76.26%) 3G
2 80 (57.55%) Telecoms
3 49 (35.25%) 2G
4 41 (29.50%) LTE
5 39 (28.06%) Radio Access Network
6 33 (23.74%) Wireless
7 29 (20.86%) Broadband
8 26 (18.71%) Degree
9 24 (17.27%) MPLS
10 23 (16.55%) GSM
11 21 (15.11%) Cisco
11 21 (15.11%) Service Management
12 20 (14.39%) CRM
12 20 (14.39%) Performance Management
13 19 (13.67%) Marketing
14 18 (12.95%) Ethernet
14 18 (12.95%) Project Management
14 18 (12.95%) Network Architecture
15 17 (12.23%) Linux
16 16 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (10.79%) DNS
18 14 (10.07%) Product Management
18 14 (10.07%) Capacity Planning
19 13 (9.35%) TCP/IP
19 13 (9.35%) UMTS
19 13 (9.35%) SLA
20 12 (8.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 11 (7.91%) Huawei
21 11 (7.91%) QA
21 11 (7.91%) WiMAX

4G
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.72%) MTS
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) AutoCAD
1 3 (2.16%) MS Office
1 3 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 106 (76.26%) 3G
2 49 (35.25%) 2G
3 41 (29.50%) LTE
4 39 (28.06%) Radio Access Network
5 33 (23.74%) Wireless
6 29 (20.86%) Broadband
7 24 (17.27%) MPLS
8 23 (16.55%) GSM
9 18 (12.95%) Ethernet
10 15 (10.79%) DNS
11 13 (9.35%) TCP/IP
11 13 (9.35%) UMTS
12 11 (7.91%) WiMAX
13 9 (6.47%) Firewall
13 9 (6.47%) BGP
13 9 (6.47%) OSPF
13 9 (6.47%) Wireshark
13 9 (6.47%) MVNO
13 9 (6.47%) VoLTE
14 8 (5.76%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.44%) TestDirector
General
1 80 (57.55%) Telecoms
2 19 (13.67%) Marketing
3 10 (7.19%) Back Office
4 7 (5.04%) Finance
4 7 (5.04%) Advertising
5 6 (4.32%) Retail
5 6 (4.32%) Billing
6 5 (3.60%) Legal
7 4 (2.88%) Electronics
8 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (10.79%) Account Manager
2 11 (7.91%) Network Manager
3 10 (7.19%) Technical Leader
4 8 (5.76%) Network Engineer
5 7 (5.04%) Service Manager
5 7 (5.04%) Designer
5 7 (5.04%) Technical Design Authority
5 7 (5.04%) Head of Capacity Planning
6 6 (4.32%) IP Engineer
6 6 (4.32%) Senior Architect
6 6 (4.32%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 6 (4.32%) Support Engineer
6 6 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (4.32%) Architect
7 5 (3.60%) Project Manager
7 5 (3.60%) Consultant
7 5 (3.60%) RAN Engineer
7 5 (3.60%) Messaging Engineer
7 5 (3.60%) 3G Engineer
7 5 (3.60%) Architecture Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.32%) SOAP
2 4 (2.88%) REST
2 4 (2.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.60%) Smartphone
3 4 (2.88%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (2.16%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.16%) PMI
4 3 (2.16%) iPhone
5 2 (1.44%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.23%) Linux
2 10 (7.19%) UNIX
3 9 (6.47%) Windows
4 5 (3.60%) Android
5 3 (2.16%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.16%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.11%) Service Management
2 20 (14.39%) CRM
2 20 (14.39%) Performance Management
3 18 (12.95%) Project Management
3 18 (12.95%) Network Architecture
4 14 (10.07%) Product Management
4 14 (10.07%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (8.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (5.76%) ITIL
8 7 (5.04%) Business Development
8 7 (5.04%) Line Management
8 7 (5.04%) Mentoring
9 6 (4.32%) Capacity Management
9 6 (4.32%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (4.32%) Strategic Planning
9 6 (4.32%) Problem Management
9 6 (4.32%) DNA
9 6 (4.32%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.60%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.04%) SQL
2 4 (2.88%) C#
2 4 (2.88%) C++
2 4 (2.88%) Java
3 3 (2.16%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.16%) Perl
4 2 (1.44%) C
5 1 (0.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 26 (18.71%) Degree
2 10 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.47%) CCNP
4 6 (4.32%) HND
5 5 (3.60%) PMI Certification
5 5 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (3.60%) HNC
6 4 (2.88%) CISSP
7 3 (2.16%) CCIP
7 3 (2.16%) CCNA
7 3 (2.16%) CCSE
7 3 (2.16%) CCSA
8 2 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.44%) MCP
8 2 (1.44%) ISEB
8 2 (1.44%) PMP
9 1 (0.72%) CISM
9 1 (0.72%) CCDA
9 1 (0.72%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.35%) SLA
2 11 (7.91%) QA
3 2 (1.44%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.72%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (2.16%) ProxySG
1 3 (2.16%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.32%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.16%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.16%) Netcool
2 3 (2.16%) Nagios
2 3 (2.16%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.44%) Iperf
3 2 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.72%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (15.11%) Cisco
2 11 (7.91%) Huawei
3 10 (7.19%) Juniper
3 10 (7.19%) Ericsson
4 8 (5.76%) Nortel
5 7 (5.04%) VMware
5 7 (5.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 6 (4.32%) Nokia
7 5 (3.60%) Remedy
7 5 (3.60%) HP
7 5 (3.60%) Oracle
8 3 (2.16%) Symantec
8 3 (2.16%) McAfee
8 3 (2.16%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.16%) Avaya
8 3 (2.16%) Mitel
8 3 (2.16%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.16%) Amdocs
8 3 (2.16%) Veeam
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Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £Attractive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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