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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 296 319 413
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +94
Permanent jobs citing 4G 150 106 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.50% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% 2.30% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 35 47 17
Average salary £38,500 £54,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.70% +35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,740 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-27.42% +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
4956 4603 5410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.55% 21.91% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3658 3569 4432
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +38 119 £35,000 -32.69% 14
Buckinghamshire -1 21 £70,000 +11.11%
Hampshire -4 4 £50,000 +42.85%
Surrey -8 3 - - 1
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 16 September 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.

1 184 (79.31%) 3G
2 177 (76.29%) Telecoms
3 100 (43.10%) LTE
4 86 (37.07%) Broadband
5 79 (34.05%) Internet
6 71 (30.60%) Smartphone
7 59 (25.43%) 2G
8 48 (20.69%) Radio Access Network
9 33 (14.22%) Cisco Certification
10 32 (13.79%) Project Management
10 32 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
11 31 (13.36%) VoLTE
12 29 (12.50%) Degree
13 26 (11.21%) Line Management
14 25 (10.78%) Huawei
14 25 (10.78%) ITIL
15 24 (10.34%) Network Architecture
16 23 (9.91%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
16 23 (9.91%) Linux
16 23 (9.91%) QA
17 22 (9.48%) DNS
17 22 (9.48%) MVNO
18 21 (9.05%) Mentoring
18 21 (9.05%) Service Delivery
18 21 (9.05%) Firewall
18 21 (9.05%) Finance
19 20 (8.62%) MPLS
19 20 (8.62%) Cisco
20 19 (8.19%) CCNP
20 19 (8.19%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (0.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.74%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 184 (79.31%) 3G
2 100 (43.10%) LTE
3 86 (37.07%) Broadband
4 79 (34.05%) Internet
5 59 (25.43%) 2G
6 48 (20.69%) Radio Access Network
7 31 (13.36%) VoLTE
8 22 (9.48%) DNS
8 22 (9.48%) MVNO
9 21 (9.05%) Firewall
10 20 (8.62%) MPLS
11 19 (8.19%) VoIP
12 18 (7.76%) OSPF
12 18 (7.76%) BGP
12 18 (7.76%) GSM
12 18 (7.76%) SNMP
13 14 (6.03%) UMTS
14 12 (5.17%) Wireless
15 10 (4.31%) GPRS
16 8 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.16%) Big Data
2 2 (0.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.43%) MySQL
3 1 (0.43%) EDMS
3 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (5.17%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 177 (76.29%) Telecoms
2 21 (9.05%) Finance
3 17 (7.33%) Billing
4 11 (4.74%) Retail
5 10 (4.31%) Multimedia
6 6 (2.59%) Marketing
6 6 (2.59%) Back Office
7 5 (2.16%) Electronics
8 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.86%) Games
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (16.38%) Service Manager
2 31 (13.36%) Network Manager
3 22 (9.48%) Network Operator
4 21 (9.05%) Architecture Manager
5 19 (8.19%) Architect
6 17 (7.33%) Solutions Architect
7 16 (6.90%) Analyst
8 15 (6.47%) Senior Architect
9 14 (6.03%) Consultant
9 14 (6.03%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 12 (5.17%) Test Analyst
11 11 (4.74%) Junior
11 11 (4.74%) Manual Test Analyst
12 10 (4.31%) Technical Leader
12 10 (4.31%) Linux Engineer
13 9 (3.88%) Service Transition Manager
13 9 (3.88%) Operations Manager
13 9 (3.88%) Transition Manager
14 8 (3.45%) Team Leader
14 8 (3.45%) Service Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.29%) STL
1 3 (1.29%) MFC
2 2 (0.86%) XML
2 2 (0.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (0.43%) HTML5
3 1 (0.43%) Web Services
3 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.43%) CSS
3 1 (0.43%) HTML
3 1 (0.43%) WML
3 1 (0.43%) .NET
3 1 (0.43%) WAP
3 1 (0.43%) jQuery
3 1 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.43%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 71 (30.60%) Smartphone
2 32 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.03%) Digital Media
4 12 (5.17%) Social Media
5 10 (4.31%) Visualisation
6 8 (3.45%) Handset
7 6 (2.59%) Blog
7 6 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.72%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.72%) Streaming Video
9 3 (1.29%) Firmware
10 2 (0.86%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.86%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.86%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.43%) Machine to Machine
11 1 (0.43%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.91%) Linux
2 14 (6.03%) UNIX
2 14 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (3.88%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.02%) Windows
5 6 (2.59%) Android
6 5 (2.16%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.86%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (13.79%) Project Management
2 26 (11.21%) Line Management
3 25 (10.78%) ITIL
4 24 (10.34%) Network Architecture
5 21 (9.05%) Mentoring
5 21 (9.05%) Service Delivery
6 18 (7.76%) Network Management
7 15 (6.47%) Test Planning
8 14 (6.03%) Change Management
8 14 (6.03%) Service Management
8 14 (6.03%) Software Testing
9 11 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (4.74%) Logistics
10 10 (4.31%) Problem Management
11 8 (3.45%) Fault Management
12 7 (3.02%) SEO
12 7 (3.02%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (3.02%) Network Planning
13 6 (2.59%) Use Case
13 6 (2.59%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.19%) PowerHouse
2 8 (3.45%) C++
3 7 (3.02%) SQL
4 5 (2.16%) C#
5 4 (1.72%) Java
6 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.43%) Perl
6 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (14.22%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (12.50%) Degree
3 19 (8.19%) CCNP
4 15 (6.47%) ISEB
4 15 (6.47%) HNC
4 15 (6.47%) HND
5 14 (6.03%) CCNA
6 12 (5.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (4.31%) RHCA
8 4 (1.72%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.29%) RHCE
9 3 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.29%) PMP
9 3 (1.29%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.43%) CCIE
10 1 (0.43%) CCIP
10 1 (0.43%) CISM
10 1 (0.43%) CISSP
10 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.91%) QA
2 13 (5.60%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (7.33%) NDS
2 10 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.29%) Netcool
3 2 (0.86%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.43%) OpenView
Vendors
1 25 (10.78%) Huawei
2 23 (9.91%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 20 (8.62%) Cisco
4 17 (7.33%) Juniper
5 14 (6.03%) HP
5 14 (6.03%) Red Hat
6 11 (4.74%) Nokia
6 11 (4.74%) VMware
7 8 (3.45%) Ericsson
8 7 (3.02%) Microsoft
9 6 (2.59%) Progress
9 6 (2.59%) Facebook
9 6 (2.59%) Twitter
10 4 (1.72%) BT
10 4 (1.72%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.72%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 3 (1.29%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.29%) EMC
12 2 (0.86%) Oracle
12 2 (0.86%) SAP
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