The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 807 855 737
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -118
Permanent jobs citing 4G 69 130 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.73% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 52 87 99
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15506 17745 20329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.21% 16.54% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12559 14671 16364
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing 4G as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

4G
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 4G within the UK.

4G Salary Trend in the UK

4G
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 4G over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 within the UK.

4G Salary Histogram in the UK

4G
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +35 65 £65,000 +18.18% 12
London +51 34 £65,000 +8.33% 3
South East +22 26 £55,000 -4.34% 3
Berkshire +13 16 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Reading +14 7 £75,000 +66.66%
City of London +35 6 £77,500 +76.13% 2
West Sussex +21 4 £62,500 -10.71% 1
Surrey +15 4 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Maidenhead - 4 £35,000 -
Gatwick - 4 £62,500 - 1
Slough +27 3 £110,000 -
East of England +3 2 £41,250 +17.85% 1
Wales - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 - -
Weybridge - 2 £47,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Bristol +16 1 £50,000 +5.26% 2
South West +15 1 £50,000 - 2
Hertfordshire +8 1 £27,500 -21.42%
Watford -12 1 £27,500 -21.42%
West Midlands -13 1 £80,000 - 1
Scotland - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Aberystwyth - 1 - -
Ceredigion - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £55,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Mid Wales - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Guildford - 1 £21,000 -

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing 4G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for 4G.

1 143 (72.22%) 3G
2 123 (62.12%) Telecoms
3 63 (31.82%) Wi-Fi
4 56 (28.28%) VMware
4 56 (28.28%) VoIP
5 53 (26.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 53 (26.77%) LTE
6 51 (25.76%) Firewall
7 50 (25.25%) Linux
8 47 (23.74%) LAN
9 45 (22.73%) WAN
10 43 (21.72%) 2G
11 40 (20.20%) GSM
12 39 (19.70%) Degree
13 36 (18.18%) MPLS
14 34 (17.17%) Wireless
15 31 (15.66%) Radio Access Network
16 30 (15.15%) C
17 29 (14.65%) C++
17 29 (14.65%) SQL
18 28 (14.14%) Cisco
18 28 (14.14%) KVM
18 28 (14.14%) Multithreading
19 27 (13.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 27 (13.64%) OpenFlow
19 27 (13.64%) Ansible
19 27 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
19 27 (13.64%) Puppet
20 26 (13.13%) Retail
21 25 (12.63%) Oracle

4G
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.01%) Apache
3 2 (1.01%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 1 (0.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) MS Office
2 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (0.51%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.11%) IBM Cloud
2 14 (7.07%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.52%) Office 365
4 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.01%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 143 (72.22%) 3G
2 63 (31.82%) Wi-Fi
3 56 (28.28%) VoIP
4 53 (26.77%) LTE
5 51 (25.76%) Firewall
6 47 (23.74%) LAN
7 45 (22.73%) WAN
8 43 (21.72%) 2G
9 40 (20.20%) GSM
10 36 (18.18%) MPLS
11 34 (17.17%) Wireless
12 31 (15.66%) Radio Access Network
13 27 (13.64%) OpenFlow
14 24 (12.12%) Broadband
15 20 (10.10%) TCP/IP
16 19 (9.60%) DNS
17 17 (8.59%) IPsec
18 16 (8.08%) SIGTRAN
18 16 (8.08%) SS7
19 15 (7.58%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.09%) Big Data
2 5 (2.53%) GIS
3 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.01%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.51%) BODI
4 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.51%) MS Access
4 1 (0.51%) MySQL
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Subversion
1 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 123 (62.12%) Telecoms
2 26 (13.13%) Retail
3 13 (6.57%) Marketing
4 5 (2.53%) Banking
4 5 (2.53%) Billing
4 5 (2.53%) Finance
5 4 (2.02%) Advertising
5 4 (2.02%) Electronics
6 3 (1.52%) Back Office
7 2 (1.01%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (14.65%) Developer
2 27 (13.64%) C++ Developer
2 27 (13.64%) Network Engineer
3 22 (11.11%) Programme Manager
4 21 (10.61%) 3G Engineer
5 20 (10.10%) 4G Engineer
6 18 (9.09%) Analyst
6 18 (9.09%) Architect
7 17 (8.59%) Linux Developer
7 17 (8.59%) Telecoms Developer
8 14 (7.07%) Infrastructure Manager
8 14 (7.07%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
8 14 (7.07%) Trainee
9 13 (6.57%) Field Engineer
9 13 (6.57%) Lead Developer
10 11 (5.56%) C Developer
10 11 (5.56%) Design Engineer
10 11 (5.56%) Junior
10 11 (5.56%) Junior 3G Engineer
10 11 (5.56%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (2.53%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.52%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.01%) XML
5 1 (0.51%) .NET
5 1 (0.51%) Ajax
5 1 (0.51%) CGI
5 1 (0.51%) JSON
5 1 (0.51%) RESTful
5 1 (0.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.60%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 17 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.07%) Internet of Things
4 14 (7.07%) PKI
4 14 (7.07%) Smartphone
5 13 (6.57%) Management Information System
6 12 (6.06%) IPTV
7 11 (5.56%) Handset
8 7 (3.54%) Contactless
9 5 (2.53%) Smart Meter
10 4 (2.02%) Blackberry
10 4 (2.02%) BYOD
10 4 (2.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (2.02%) iPad
10 4 (2.02%) iPhone
10 4 (2.02%) Smartcard
10 4 (2.02%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (1.01%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 50 (25.25%) Linux
2 21 (10.61%) Windows
3 7 (3.54%) Android
4 6 (3.03%) Unix
5 3 (1.52%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.52%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.52%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.14%) Multithreading
2 23 (11.62%) Translating Business Requirements
3 22 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 22 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (11.11%) Network Design
3 22 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 17 (8.59%) Analytics
4 17 (8.59%) ITIL
5 14 (7.07%) Load Balancing
5 14 (7.07%) Operations Management
6 13 (6.57%) Business Development
6 13 (6.57%) Information Management
6 13 (6.57%) WAN Optimisation
7 12 (6.06%) Change Control
7 12 (6.06%) Customer Engagement
7 12 (6.06%) Network Management
7 12 (6.06%) Presales
8 11 (5.56%) Incident Management
9 10 (5.05%) CRM
9 10 (5.05%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.15%) C
2 29 (14.65%) C++
2 29 (14.65%) SQL
3 6 (3.03%) Python
4 5 (2.53%) MATLAB
5 4 (2.02%) Java
5 4 (2.02%) VB
6 2 (1.01%) Perl
7 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.51%) C#
7 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.51%) Ruby
7 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.51%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 39 (19.70%) Degree
2 24 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.04%) CCNA
5 5 (2.53%) CCENT
5 5 (2.53%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.53%) NVQ Level 3
6 4 (2.02%) ISEB
6 4 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.52%) CCNP
7 3 (1.52%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.01%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.51%) CISM
9 1 (0.51%) CISSP
9 1 (0.51%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.51%) CRISC
9 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.51%) PMP
9 1 (0.51%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 53 (26.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (14.14%) KVM
3 22 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
3 22 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 10 (5.05%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.53%) Firmware
6 4 (2.02%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (13.64%) Ansible
1 27 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
1 27 (13.64%) Puppet
2 22 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
3 12 (6.06%) Cisco Prime
3 12 (6.06%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.51%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (0.51%) Nessus
Vendors
1 56 (28.28%) VMware
2 28 (14.14%) Cisco
3 25 (12.63%) Oracle
4 22 (11.11%) BMC
4 22 (11.11%) Mitel
5 15 (7.58%) F5
6 14 (7.07%) SolarWinds
7 13 (6.57%) Juniper
8 12 (6.06%) Barracuda Networks
8 12 (6.06%) Palo Alto
9 9 (4.55%) HP
10 7 (3.54%) Citrix
10 7 (3.54%) EMC
10 7 (3.54%) Empirix
10 7 (3.54%) Microsoft
10 7 (3.54%) Velocent
11 6 (3.03%) Google
12 5 (2.53%) Apple
12 5 (2.53%) Mapinfo
13 4 (2.02%) Nokia
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