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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 385 346 381
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +35
Permanent jobs citing 4G 58 98 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.43% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.32% 1.96% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 39 24 34
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £26,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.52%
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
4391 4990 5120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.17% 22.03% 23.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3521 3755 3985
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -27 41 £70,000 +79.48% 8
Surrey - 7 £40,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire -11 5 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Hampshire +1 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Kent - 2 £30,000 -
Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 91 (73.98%) 3G
2 70 (56.91%) Telecoms
3 54 (43.90%) 2G
4 36 (29.27%) Radio Access Network
5 30 (24.39%) MPLS
6 29 (23.58%) Wireless
7 25 (20.33%) Degree
7 25 (20.33%) LTE
8 22 (17.89%) Cisco
9 20 (16.26%) Finance
10 19 (15.45%) Ethernet
11 17 (13.82%) GSM
11 17 (13.82%) Retail
12 15 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (12.20%) Linux
13 14 (11.38%) TCP/IP
14 13 (10.57%) DNS
14 13 (10.57%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (10.57%) Ericsson
14 13 (10.57%) Network Design
14 13 (10.57%) Capacity Planning
15 12 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (9.76%) Firewall
15 12 (9.76%) BGP
15 12 (9.76%) SLA
15 12 (9.76%) UMTS
15 12 (9.76%) Windows
16 11 (8.94%) OSPF
16 11 (8.94%) Project Management
16 11 (8.94%) Unified Communications

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (0.81%) MTS
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) MS Office
2 3 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.63%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 91 (73.98%) 3G
2 54 (43.90%) 2G
3 36 (29.27%) Radio Access Network
4 30 (24.39%) MPLS
5 29 (23.58%) Wireless
6 25 (20.33%) LTE
7 19 (15.45%) Ethernet
8 17 (13.82%) GSM
9 15 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (11.38%) TCP/IP
11 13 (10.57%) DNS
12 12 (9.76%) BGP
12 12 (9.76%) UMTS
12 12 (9.76%) Firewall
13 11 (8.94%) OSPF
13 11 (8.94%) Unified Communications
14 9 (7.32%) WAN
14 9 (7.32%) Broadband
14 9 (7.32%) SS7
14 9 (7.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.25%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.44%) MySQL
3 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
General
1 70 (56.91%) Telecoms
2 20 (16.26%) Finance
3 17 (13.82%) Retail
4 6 (4.88%) Back Office
5 5 (4.07%) Billing
6 4 (3.25%) Legal
7 3 (2.44%) Games
7 3 (2.44%) Marketing
7 3 (2.44%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.63%) Electronics
8 2 (1.63%) Law
8 2 (1.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (10.57%) Architect
1 13 (10.57%) Solutions Architect
2 10 (8.13%) Network Engineer
2 10 (8.13%) Technical Leader
3 7 (5.69%) Designer
3 7 (5.69%) IP Engineer
3 7 (5.69%) Project Manager
3 7 (5.69%) Head of Capacity Planning
4 6 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (4.07%) Senior Manager
5 5 (4.07%) Design Engineer
5 5 (4.07%) Test Engineer
5 5 (4.07%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (4.07%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (3.25%) Transmission Engineer
6 4 (3.25%) Transmission Planning Engineer
6 4 (3.25%) Support Engineer
6 4 (3.25%) Consultant
7 3 (2.44%) Account Manager
7 3 (2.44%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.07%) .NET
2 3 (2.44%) HTML
2 3 (2.44%) CGI
2 3 (2.44%) Ajax
2 3 (2.44%) jQuery
3 1 (0.81%) REST
3 1 (0.81%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.81%) J2EE
3 1 (0.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.69%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.07%) Performance Metrics
4 5 (4.07%) Machine to Machine
5 4 (3.25%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.44%) Handset
6 3 (2.44%) PKI
6 3 (2.44%) SCADA
7 2 (1.63%) iPhone
7 2 (1.63%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.81%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.20%) Linux
2 12 (9.76%) Windows
3 6 (4.88%) UNIX
4 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.44%) Android
6 2 (1.63%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.63%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (10.57%) Network Design
1 13 (10.57%) Capacity Planning
2 12 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (8.94%) Project Management
4 10 (8.13%) ITIL
4 10 (8.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 8 (6.50%) Network Management
5 8 (6.50%) Performance Management
5 8 (6.50%) OpenUP
5 8 (6.50%) DNA
6 7 (5.69%) CRM
6 7 (5.69%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (4.88%) Capacity Management
7 6 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (4.88%) Strategic Planning
8 5 (4.07%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.07%) Validation
8 5 (4.07%) WAN Optimisation
8 5 (4.07%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.88%) SQL
2 5 (4.07%) C
2 5 (4.07%) Perl
3 4 (3.25%) C#
3 4 (3.25%) C++
4 3 (2.44%) Python
4 3 (2.44%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.44%) PHP
4 3 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.63%) MATLAB
5 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.63%) F#
6 1 (0.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (20.33%) Degree
2 13 (10.57%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (8.13%) CCNP
4 6 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.88%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.07%) CCIP
6 4 (3.25%) CCNA
6 4 (3.25%) MCP
7 3 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.44%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.44%) CISSP
8 2 (1.63%) PMP
8 2 (1.63%) CCSA
8 2 (1.63%) CCSE
8 2 (1.63%) JNCIS
8 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.81%) PhD
9 1 (0.81%) CCIE
9 1 (0.81%) CCDP
9 1 (0.81%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.76%) SLA
2 2 (1.63%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.81%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.07%) FreeRADIUS
2 2 (1.63%) Firmware
2 2 (1.63%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (4.07%) Netcool
1 5 (4.07%) Nagios
2 4 (3.25%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.44%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (2.44%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.63%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.81%) OpenView
Vendors
1 22 (17.89%) Cisco
2 13 (10.57%) Ericsson
3 9 (7.32%) Juniper
3 9 (7.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 8 (6.50%) Remedy
5 6 (4.88%) Nortel
6 5 (4.07%) Oracle
6 5 (4.07%) F5
6 5 (4.07%) ION Trading
7 4 (3.25%) Amdocs
8 3 (2.44%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (2.44%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.44%) Websense
8 3 (2.44%) VMware
9 2 (1.63%) Symantec
9 2 (1.63%) BT
9 2 (1.63%) McAfee
9 2 (1.63%) Avaya
9 2 (1.63%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.63%) HP
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Weybridge
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Bonus, 28 days holiday, pension, flexible benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago