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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 310 329 420
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +91
Permanent jobs citing 4G 133 93 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.44% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.65% 1.97% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 31 45 16
Average salary £45,000 £54,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +23.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-25.48% +15.55%
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
5023 4726 5273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.26% 22.24% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3734 3655 4307
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +30 103 £35,000 -32.69% 8
Buckinghamshire -3 19 £70,000 +12.00%
Hampshire -14 4 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Surrey -10 3 - - 2
Kent - 1 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 169 (78.60%) 3G
2 164 (76.28%) Telecoms
3 89 (41.40%) LTE
4 78 (36.28%) Broadband
5 71 (33.02%) Internet
6 63 (29.30%) Smartphone
7 55 (25.58%) 2G
8 39 (18.14%) Radio Access Network
9 32 (14.88%) Project Management
10 28 (13.02%) Cisco Certification
11 27 (12.56%) VoLTE
12 26 (12.09%) Degree
12 26 (12.09%) QA
13 24 (11.16%) ITIL
14 23 (10.70%) Finance
14 23 (10.70%) Billing
15 21 (9.77%) Huawei
15 21 (9.77%) Network Architecture
16 19 (8.84%) MVNO
16 19 (8.84%) Linux
16 19 (8.84%) GSM
16 19 (8.84%) DNS
16 19 (8.84%) Cisco
16 19 (8.84%) PowerHouse
16 19 (8.84%) Service Delivery
17 17 (7.91%) Firewall
17 17 (7.91%) MPLS
18 16 (7.44%) HP
18 16 (7.44%) ISEB
18 16 (7.44%) CCNP

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.93%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (6.98%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 169 (78.60%) 3G
2 89 (41.40%) LTE
3 78 (36.28%) Broadband
4 71 (33.02%) Internet
5 55 (25.58%) 2G
6 39 (18.14%) Radio Access Network
7 27 (12.56%) VoLTE
8 19 (8.84%) MVNO
8 19 (8.84%) DNS
8 19 (8.84%) GSM
9 17 (7.91%) MPLS
9 17 (7.91%) Firewall
10 16 (7.44%) VoIP
11 15 (6.98%) SNMP
11 15 (6.98%) OSPF
11 15 (6.98%) BGP
12 14 (6.51%) UMTS
13 12 (5.58%) Wireless
14 9 (4.19%) GPRS
15 7 (3.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.33%) Big Data
2 3 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.93%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.47%) MySQL
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.47%) EDMS
4 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (6.98%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 164 (76.28%) Telecoms
2 23 (10.70%) Finance
2 23 (10.70%) Billing
3 15 (6.98%) Retail
4 7 (3.26%) Multimedia
5 5 (2.33%) Marketing
6 4 (1.86%) Electronics
7 2 (0.93%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (18.14%) Service Manager
2 31 (14.42%) Network Manager
3 19 (8.84%) Architect
3 19 (8.84%) Analyst
3 19 (8.84%) Network Operator
4 18 (8.37%) Architecture Manager
5 17 (7.91%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (6.98%) Test Analyst
6 15 (6.98%) Manual Test Analyst
6 15 (6.98%) Senior Architect
7 14 (6.51%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 14 (6.51%) Consultant
8 8 (3.72%) Junior
8 8 (3.72%) Operations Manager
8 8 (3.72%) Technical Leader
8 8 (3.72%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (3.72%) Service Operations Manager
9 7 (3.26%) Service Transition Manager
9 7 (3.26%) Resourcer
9 7 (3.26%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.40%) MFC
1 3 (1.40%) STL
2 2 (0.93%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (0.93%) XML
3 1 (0.47%) WAP
3 1 (0.47%) Ajax
3 1 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.47%) jQuery
3 1 (0.47%) HTML5
3 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.47%) CSS
3 1 (0.47%) HTML
3 1 (0.47%) WML
3 1 (0.47%) .NET
3 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 63 (29.30%) Smartphone
2 15 (6.98%) Digital Media
3 12 (5.58%) Social Media
4 8 (3.72%) Handset
5 7 (3.26%) Visualisation
6 6 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.79%) Blog
7 4 (1.86%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.86%) Streaming Video
7 4 (1.86%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.40%) Firmware
9 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.93%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.93%) iPad
10 1 (0.47%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.84%) Linux
2 12 (5.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (4.65%) UNIX
4 9 (4.19%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.26%) Windows
5 7 (3.26%) Android
6 5 (2.33%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.93%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (14.88%) Project Management
2 24 (11.16%) ITIL
3 21 (9.77%) Network Architecture
4 19 (8.84%) Service Delivery
5 16 (7.44%) Software Testing
6 14 (6.51%) Change Management
6 14 (6.51%) Service Management
6 14 (6.51%) Network Management
7 11 (5.12%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (5.12%) Logistics
8 10 (4.65%) Problem Management
9 8 (3.72%) Fault Management
10 7 (3.26%) SEO
11 6 (2.79%) Benchmarking
12 5 (2.33%) Use Case
12 5 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (2.33%) Product Management
12 5 (2.33%) Performance Engineering
13 4 (1.86%) iOS Development
13 4 (1.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.84%) PowerHouse
2 8 (3.72%) C++
3 5 (2.33%) C#
3 5 (2.33%) SQL
4 4 (1.86%) Java
5 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.47%) Perl
5 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (13.02%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (12.09%) Degree
3 16 (7.44%) ISEB
3 16 (7.44%) CCNP
4 15 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (6.05%) HNC
5 13 (6.05%) HND
6 12 (5.58%) CCNA
7 7 (3.26%) RHCA
8 6 (2.79%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.86%) RHCE
10 3 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.40%) PMP
10 3 (1.40%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.40%) CISM
10 3 (1.40%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.40%) CISSP
11 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.47%) CCIE
11 1 (0.47%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.09%) QA
2 13 (6.05%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (6.05%) NDS
2 7 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.93%) Netcool
2 2 (0.93%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 21 (9.77%) Huawei
2 19 (8.84%) Cisco
3 16 (7.44%) HP
3 16 (7.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 14 (6.51%) Juniper
5 12 (5.58%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.72%) VMware
7 7 (3.26%) Ericsson
7 7 (3.26%) Microsoft
8 6 (2.79%) Facebook
8 6 (2.79%) Twitter
9 5 (2.33%) Nokia
10 4 (1.86%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.86%) BT
10 4 (1.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 3 (1.40%) EMC
11 3 (1.40%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.93%) Oracle
12 2 (0.93%) Progress
13 1 (0.47%) SAP
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