The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 701 525 797
Rank change year-on-year
-176 +272
Permanent jobs citing 4G 197 414 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.38% 0.076%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 2.20% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 86 60 67
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £62,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +31.25%

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
19930 18802 22840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.80% 17.17% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16113 14740 19028
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

4G
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 4G within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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
England -147 194 £40,000 -20.00% 20
South East +23 119 £56,000 +1.81% 10
Berkshire +63 103 £62,500 +38.88% 6
Reading +65 78 £63,750 +82.14%
East of England -77 21 £40,000 -11.11%
London -31 17 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Hertfordshire -77 11 £40,000 -
South West -79 10 £24,000 -50.00% 2
Cambridge +4 9 £55,000 +22.22%
Buckinghamshire +1 9 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire -2 9 £55,000 +22.22%
Bristol -53 9 £24,000 -50.00% 1
West Midlands - 8 £29,000 - 1
Rugby - 7 - - 1
Warwickshire - 7 - - 1
City of London +17 5 £60,000 - 3
Surrey -28 5 £22,500 -43.75% 3
Maidenhead +2 4 £38,500 -
Bracknell -15 4 £56,000 - 1
Manchester - 4 £40,000 - 1
Slough - 4 £40,000 - 1
North West - 4 £40,000 - 1
Borehamwood -3 3 - -
Altrincham - 3 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £55,000 -
Hertford - 3 £37,500 -
Guildford -28 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £22,000 -
Derbyshire - 2 £22,000 -
Chesham - 2 - -

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 370 (75.05%) 3G
2 357 (72.41%) Telecoms
3 183 (37.12%) LTE
4 171 (34.69%) 2G
5 113 (22.92%) Internet
6 110 (22.31%) Broadband
7 92 (18.66%) Smartphone
8 89 (18.05%) Degree
8 89 (18.05%) Radio Access Network
9 78 (15.82%) Project Management
10 70 (14.20%) Wireless
11 68 (13.79%) Network Architecture
12 53 (10.75%) Linux
12 53 (10.75%) Finance
13 52 (10.55%) Cisco
14 47 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
15 46 (9.33%) VoLTE
16 43 (8.72%) GSM
16 43 (8.72%) ITIL
17 42 (8.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
18 40 (8.11%) Resource Management
19 39 (7.91%) Service Management
20 37 (7.51%) Line Management
21 35 (7.10%) VoIP
22 34 (6.90%) Windows
22 34 (6.90%) Marketing
23 33 (6.69%) Security Cleared
23 33 (6.69%) UNIX
23 33 (6.69%) Cisco Certification
24 32 (6.49%) Software Engineering

4G
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 8 (1.62%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.22%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.20%) Apache
3 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (1.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.01%) MS Office
3 4 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.41%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 370 (75.05%) 3G
2 183 (37.12%) LTE
3 171 (34.69%) 2G
4 113 (22.92%) Internet
5 110 (22.31%) Broadband
6 89 (18.05%) Radio Access Network
7 70 (14.20%) Wireless
8 46 (9.33%) VoLTE
9 43 (8.72%) GSM
10 35 (7.10%) VoIP
11 30 (6.09%) UMTS
11 30 (6.09%) DNS
11 30 (6.09%) MVNO
12 28 (5.68%) MPLS
13 27 (5.48%) Firewall
14 24 (4.87%) Wi-Fi
15 23 (4.67%) TETRA
15 23 (4.67%) GPRS
16 21 (4.26%) TCP/IP
17 20 (4.06%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.23%) Big Data
2 10 (2.03%) MySQL
3 7 (1.42%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (0.81%) CppUnit
1 4 (0.81%) Valgrind
1 4 (0.81%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.61%) TestDirector
2 3 (0.61%) CruiseControl
3 2 (0.41%) Subversion
3 2 (0.41%) Maven
3 2 (0.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.41%) Ant
3 2 (0.41%) Hudson
3 2 (0.41%) CMake
4 1 (0.20%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 357 (72.41%) Telecoms
2 53 (10.75%) Finance
3 34 (6.90%) Marketing
4 23 (4.67%) Back Office
5 17 (3.45%) Multimedia
6 13 (2.64%) Legal
7 10 (2.03%) Billing
8 7 (1.42%) Advertising
8 7 (1.42%) Games
8 7 (1.42%) Banking
9 4 (0.81%) Retail
9 4 (0.81%) Electronics
10 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (7.71%) Architect
2 34 (6.90%) Network Manager
3 31 (6.29%) Service Manager
4 30 (6.09%) Project Manager
4 30 (6.09%) Consultant
5 27 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
6 23 (4.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 23 (4.67%) Architecture Manager
6 23 (4.67%) Senior Architect
7 22 (4.46%) Network Operator
8 21 (4.26%) Technical Leader
8 21 (4.26%) Technical Design Authority
8 21 (4.26%) Coordinator
8 21 (4.26%) Project Coordinator
9 18 (3.65%) Network Engineer
10 17 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
11 16 (3.25%) Support Engineer
12 14 (2.84%) Linux Engineer
13 13 (2.64%) Senior Manager
13 13 (2.64%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.23%) STL
2 10 (2.03%) XML
3 8 (1.62%) Web Services
3 8 (1.62%) Middleware
3 8 (1.62%) HTML
4 7 (1.42%) CSS
4 7 (1.42%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (1.42%) JSON
4 7 (1.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 6 (1.22%) SOAP
6 5 (1.01%) Classic ASP
6 5 (1.01%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.01%) .NET
6 5 (1.01%) Ajax
6 5 (1.01%) jQuery
7 3 (0.61%) J2EE
7 3 (0.61%) MFC
8 2 (0.41%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (0.41%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.41%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 92 (18.66%) Smartphone
2 47 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.84%) Digital Media
3 14 (2.84%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.64%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.64%) Visualisation
4 13 (2.64%) Social Media
5 9 (1.83%) Algorithms
5 9 (1.83%) Blackberry
5 9 (1.83%) Device Driver
6 8 (1.62%) Statistics
7 6 (1.22%) Blog
7 6 (1.22%) Internet of Things
7 6 (1.22%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.01%) Machine to Machine
8 5 (1.01%) User Experience
8 5 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.81%) Handset
9 4 (0.81%) Streaming Video
10 3 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 53 (10.75%) Linux
2 34 (6.90%) Windows
3 33 (6.69%) UNIX
4 15 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (2.84%) Android
5 14 (2.84%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.81%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.61%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.41%) Solaris
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.20%) Debian
9 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (15.82%) Project Management
2 68 (13.79%) Network Architecture
3 43 (8.72%) ITIL
4 40 (8.11%) Resource Management
5 39 (7.91%) Service Management
6 37 (7.51%) Line Management
7 32 (6.49%) Software Engineering
8 28 (5.68%) Network Management
9 26 (5.27%) PRINCE2
10 25 (5.07%) Mentoring
11 23 (4.67%) Performance Management
12 20 (4.06%) Configuration Management
13 18 (3.65%) Problem Management
14 15 (3.04%) Product Management
14 15 (3.04%) CRM
15 14 (2.84%) Service Delivery
16 13 (2.64%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (2.64%) Coaching
17 10 (2.03%) Mobile Device Management
17 10 (2.03%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (5.68%) C++
2 27 (5.48%) Java
3 17 (3.45%) C
3 17 (3.45%) Perl
4 13 (2.64%) SQL
4 13 (2.64%) Python
5 10 (2.03%) Embedded C
5 10 (2.03%) Bash Shell
5 10 (2.03%) C#
5 10 (2.03%) JavaScript
6 9 (1.83%) Groovy
7 7 (1.42%) Scala
8 6 (1.22%) Embedded C++
9 5 (1.01%) VB6
9 5 (1.01%) VB
10 2 (0.41%) PHP
10 2 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 89 (18.05%) Degree
2 33 (6.69%) Security Cleared
2 33 (6.69%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (5.48%) HND
4 25 (5.07%) HNC
5 18 (3.65%) ISEB
6 17 (3.45%) CCNP
7 15 (3.04%) CCNA
8 13 (2.64%) RHCA
9 9 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.81%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.41%) PMP
14 2 (0.41%) CISSP
15 1 (0.20%) CCDA
15 1 (0.20%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.68%) SLA
2 20 (4.06%) QA
3 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (4.46%) NDS
1 22 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.20%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.61%) Graphite
2 2 (0.41%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.41%) Netcool
3 1 (0.20%) OpenView
3 1 (0.20%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 52 (10.55%) Cisco
2 42 (8.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 30 (6.09%) Huawei
4 29 (5.88%) Nokia
5 23 (4.67%) VMware
6 20 (4.06%) Juniper
7 16 (3.25%) Progress
8 15 (3.04%) Red Hat
8 15 (3.04%) Microsoft
9 14 (2.84%) Ericsson
10 7 (1.42%) Oracle
10 7 (1.42%) HP
10 7 (1.42%) Aruba
10 7 (1.42%) Facebook
10 7 (1.42%) Twitter
10 7 (1.42%) Aerohive Networks
10 7 (1.42%) Ruckus Wireless
11 6 (1.22%) Nortel
12 5 (1.01%) BT
13 4 (0.81%) Coverity
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