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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 392 418 379
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -39
Permanent jobs citing 4G 56 64 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.30% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.29% 1.35% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 46 19 34
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,000 £58,150
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +25.00%
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
4330 4747 4923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.42% 22.10% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3616 3575 3815
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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 +9 36 £50,000 +4.71% 1
Surrey 0 9 £47,000 +1.07% 2
West Sussex -5 7 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 1 £30,000 -36.84%
Oxfordshire -5 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Home Counties - 1 £70,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 76 (67.86%) Telecoms
2 74 (66.07%) 3G
3 41 (36.61%) Network Design
4 35 (31.25%) MPLS
5 34 (30.36%) Juniper
6 33 (29.46%) Cisco
7 30 (26.79%) OSPF
8 29 (25.89%) BGP
8 29 (25.89%) Cisco Certification
9 28 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 28 (25.00%) Ethernet
10 24 (21.43%) ATM
11 23 (20.54%) Wireless
11 23 (20.54%) Data Centre
12 22 (19.64%) Firewall
12 22 (19.64%) Ericsson
12 22 (19.64%) SS7
12 22 (19.64%) WAN
12 22 (19.64%) VPN
12 22 (19.64%) Degree
12 22 (19.64%) VoLTE
13 21 (18.75%) GGSN
13 21 (18.75%) SGSN
13 21 (18.75%) SDH
14 20 (17.86%) Frame Relay
14 20 (17.86%) Network Architecture
15 19 (16.96%) HSRP
15 19 (16.96%) Management Information System
15 19 (16.96%) Finance
15 19 (16.96%) VRRP

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (0.89%) Confluence
1 1 (0.89%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (4.46%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 74 (66.07%) 3G
2 35 (31.25%) MPLS
3 30 (26.79%) OSPF
4 29 (25.89%) BGP
5 28 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 28 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 24 (21.43%) ATM
7 23 (20.54%) Wireless
8 22 (19.64%) Firewall
8 22 (19.64%) SS7
8 22 (19.64%) VoLTE
8 22 (19.64%) VPN
8 22 (19.64%) WAN
9 21 (18.75%) GGSN
9 21 (18.75%) SDH
9 21 (18.75%) SGSN
10 20 (17.86%) Frame Relay
11 19 (16.96%) HSRP
11 19 (16.96%) VoWiFi
11 19 (16.96%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.57%) Big Data
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) JIRA
General
1 76 (67.86%) Telecoms
2 19 (16.96%) Finance
3 17 (15.18%) Retail
4 9 (8.04%) Electronics
5 5 (4.46%) Back Office
6 4 (3.57%) Advertising
7 3 (2.68%) Automotive
7 3 (2.68%) Billing
7 3 (2.68%) Marketing
8 1 (0.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (19.64%) Architect
2 19 (16.96%) Design Engineer
3 18 (16.07%) Designer
3 18 (16.07%) Ericsson Engineer
3 18 (16.07%) Network Engineer
3 18 (16.07%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (15.18%) Implementation Engineer
4 17 (15.18%) Solutions Designer
5 12 (10.71%) Account Manager
5 12 (10.71%) Telecoms Manager
6 10 (8.93%) Support Engineer
7 9 (8.04%) Analyst
7 9 (8.04%) Sales Manager
7 9 (8.04%) Test Analyst
8 8 (7.14%) Procurement Manager
8 8 (7.14%) Telecoms Account Manager
9 7 (6.25%) Engineering Manager
10 6 (5.36%) Network Support
10 6 (5.36%) Network Support Engineer
10 6 (5.36%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.57%) XML
2 3 (2.68%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.68%) HTML
3 1 (0.89%) SOAP
3 1 (0.89%) SPML
3 1 (0.89%) WAP
3 1 (0.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.54%) Data Centre
2 19 (16.96%) Management Information System
3 15 (13.39%) Computer Science
4 9 (8.04%) Mathematics
4 9 (8.04%) PKI
5 5 (4.46%) Smart Meter
6 3 (2.68%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.68%) Machine to Machine
6 3 (2.68%) User Experience
6 3 (2.68%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.79%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.89%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.96%) Linux
2 14 (12.50%) Windows
3 7 (6.25%) Unix
4 6 (5.36%) Windows 7
4 6 (5.36%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.46%) Windows 10
5 5 (4.46%) Windows 8
5 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.68%) Android
7 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.89%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (0.89%) Solaris
7 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.89%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.61%) Network Design
2 20 (17.86%) Network Architecture
3 13 (11.61%) Performance Management
4 12 (10.71%) CRM
4 12 (10.71%) ITIL
4 12 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (8.04%) Change Control
5 9 (8.04%) Operations Management
5 9 (8.04%) WAN Optimisation
6 7 (6.25%) Service Management
7 6 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (5.36%) Defect Management
7 6 (5.36%) Information Management
7 6 (5.36%) Load Balancing
7 6 (5.36%) Project Management
7 6 (5.36%) Project Planning
7 6 (5.36%) Test Planning
8 5 (4.46%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.46%) SQL
2 4 (3.57%) C
3 3 (2.68%) Java
3 3 (2.68%) Perl
3 3 (2.68%) PHP
4 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (25.89%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (19.64%) Degree
3 10 (8.93%) CCNA
4 7 (6.25%) ISEB
4 7 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (5.36%) HNC
5 6 (5.36%) HND
5 6 (5.36%) MCSE
5 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.46%) CCIE
6 5 (4.46%) CCNP
7 4 (3.57%) ISTQB
8 3 (2.68%) CCIP
8 3 (2.68%) JNCIS
8 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.79%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.79%) PMP
10 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.89%) GMP
2 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.46%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) CiscoWorks
1 6 (5.36%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.89%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (30.36%) Juniper
2 33 (29.46%) Cisco
3 22 (19.64%) Ericsson
4 18 (16.07%) Redback
5 10 (8.93%) HP
6 9 (8.04%) Oracle
7 8 (7.14%) Huawei
7 8 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 6 (5.36%) Barracuda Networks
8 6 (5.36%) F5
8 6 (5.36%) Palo Alto
8 6 (5.36%) SolarWinds
9 5 (4.46%) Nokia
10 4 (3.57%) Forcepoint
11 3 (2.68%) Virgin Media
12 2 (1.79%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 2 (1.79%) BT
12 2 (1.79%) Nortel
12 2 (1.79%) Peplink
13 1 (0.89%) Symbian
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