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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 390 330 407
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +77
Permanent jobs citing 4G 53 103 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.45% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 2.17% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 19 40 20
Average salary £47,500 £38,750 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% -19.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,800 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -15.78%
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
4660 4738 5298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.78% 20.59% 23.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3571 3677 4217
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 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 April 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
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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 -58 28 £45,000 +25.00% 10
Buckinghamshire +12 16 £47,500 -13.63%
Surrey +6 5 £50,750 -3.33%
Oxfordshire +10 3 £50,000 - 2
West Sussex +5 1 £42,500 +13.33%
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 120 (75.95%) 3G
2 91 (57.59%) Telecoms
3 53 (33.54%) LTE
4 50 (31.65%) 2G
5 39 (24.68%) Radio Access Network
6 38 (24.05%) Broadband
7 32 (20.25%) Wireless
8 28 (17.72%) Network Architecture
9 26 (16.46%) Service Management
10 22 (13.92%) Project Management
10 22 (13.92%) Marketing
10 22 (13.92%) Degree
11 21 (13.29%) MPLS
12 20 (12.66%) CRM
12 20 (12.66%) GSM
12 20 (12.66%) Performance Management
13 19 (12.03%) VoLTE
14 18 (11.39%) Cisco
15 17 (10.76%) Linux
16 16 (10.13%) SLA
17 14 (8.86%) DNS
17 14 (8.86%) Internet
17 14 (8.86%) Back Office
17 14 (8.86%) Smartphone
17 14 (8.86%) Product Management
17 14 (8.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
17 14 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
18 13 (8.23%) UMTS
18 13 (8.23%) Ethernet
18 13 (8.23%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (0.63%) MTS
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) MS Office
1 2 (1.27%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 120 (75.95%) 3G
2 53 (33.54%) LTE
3 50 (31.65%) 2G
4 39 (24.68%) Radio Access Network
5 38 (24.05%) Broadband
6 32 (20.25%) Wireless
7 21 (13.29%) MPLS
8 20 (12.66%) GSM
9 19 (12.03%) VoLTE
10 14 (8.86%) DNS
10 14 (8.86%) Internet
11 13 (8.23%) UMTS
11 13 (8.23%) Ethernet
12 12 (7.59%) WiMAX
13 11 (6.96%) Wireshark
13 11 (6.96%) TCP/IP
14 10 (6.33%) MVNO
15 9 (5.70%) VoIP
16 8 (5.06%) OSPF
16 8 (5.06%) BGP
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) TestDirector
General
1 91 (57.59%) Telecoms
2 22 (13.92%) Marketing
3 14 (8.86%) Back Office
4 13 (8.23%) Finance
5 8 (5.06%) Advertising
6 5 (3.16%) Retail
6 5 (3.16%) Billing
7 4 (2.53%) Legal
7 4 (2.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (10.13%) Account Manager
1 16 (10.13%) Network Manager
2 11 (6.96%) Service Manager
3 10 (6.33%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (6.33%) Architect
3 10 (6.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 10 (6.33%) Senior Architect
4 9 (5.70%) Architecture Manager
4 9 (5.70%) Delivery Manager
5 8 (5.06%) Consultant
5 8 (5.06%) Network Engineer
5 8 (5.06%) Technical Leader
5 8 (5.06%) Technical Design Authority
6 7 (4.43%) RAN Engineer
6 7 (4.43%) Head of Capacity Planning
6 7 (4.43%) Senior Manager
6 7 (4.43%) Support Engineer
6 7 (4.43%) Network Operator
6 7 (4.43%) 3G Engineer
7 6 (3.80%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.80%) SOAP
2 4 (2.53%) REST
2 4 (2.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.86%) Smartphone
1 14 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.90%) PMI
3 2 (1.27%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.27%) iPhone
4 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.63%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.76%) Linux
2 10 (6.33%) UNIX
3 8 (5.06%) Windows
4 4 (2.53%) Android
5 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.27%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.27%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.72%) Network Architecture
2 26 (16.46%) Service Management
3 22 (13.92%) Project Management
4 20 (12.66%) Performance Management
4 20 (12.66%) CRM
5 14 (8.86%) Product Management
6 12 (7.59%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (7.59%) Line Management
7 10 (6.33%) Problem Management
8 9 (5.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (5.06%) Mentoring
9 8 (5.06%) Service Delivery
10 7 (4.43%) Business Development
10 7 (4.43%) Validation
11 6 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (3.80%) Strategic Planning
11 6 (3.80%) ITIL
12 5 (3.16%) Performance Monitoring
12 5 (3.16%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.43%) SQL
2 4 (2.53%) C#
2 4 (2.53%) C++
2 4 (2.53%) Java
3 3 (1.90%) Perl
4 2 (1.27%) C
5 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 22 (13.92%) Degree
2 9 (5.70%) HND
2 9 (5.70%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (5.06%) HNC
4 7 (4.43%) CCNP
5 5 (3.16%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.90%) CISSP
8 2 (1.27%) ISEB
8 2 (1.27%) CCNA
8 2 (1.27%) MCP
8 2 (1.27%) PMP
8 2 (1.27%) CCSA
8 2 (1.27%) CCSE
8 2 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.63%) RHCA
9 1 (0.63%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.13%) SLA
2 13 (8.23%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (3.16%) NDS
2 2 (1.27%) ProxySG
2 2 (1.27%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.16%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.90%) Iperf
3 2 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.27%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.27%) Nagios
3 2 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.63%) OpenView
4 1 (0.63%) Netcool
Vendors
1 18 (11.39%) Cisco
2 14 (8.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 12 (7.59%) Huawei
3 12 (7.59%) Nokia
4 9 (5.70%) Juniper
4 9 (5.70%) Ericsson
5 8 (5.06%) Nortel
5 8 (5.06%) VMware
6 5 (3.16%) HP
6 5 (3.16%) Oracle
6 5 (3.16%) Progress
7 3 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.90%) Veeam
8 2 (1.27%) F5
8 2 (1.27%) Mitel
8 2 (1.27%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.27%) Symantec
8 2 (1.27%) McAfee
8 2 (1.27%) BT
8 2 (1.27%) CheckPoint
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