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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 783 592 800
Rank change year-on-year
-191 +208
Permanent jobs citing 4G 109 322 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.29% 0.080%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 1.71% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 40 73 65
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+14.37% -15.78%

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
19539 18871 21833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.16% 16.86% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15564 14946 17583
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015 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 27 March 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
England -158 94 £47,500 +2.70% 20
South East -57 48 £45,750 +22.00% 13
London +20 25 £77,500 +29.16% 2
Berkshire -50 25 £42,500 +19.71% 9
Buckinghamshire +15 15 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Reading -15 8 £52,500 +21.38% 2
North West - 8 £50,000 - 1
City of London -6 7 £41,500 -59.51%
Glasgow - 7 - - 1
Scotland - 7 - - 1
Manchester - 6 - - 1
Slough +14 5 £45,250 +29.28% 2
Newbury +7 5 £40,000 -27.27% 4
West Midlands - 5 £27,500 -
Surrey +2 4 £46,500 -11.42%
East of England -33 4 £55,000 +37.50% 1
West Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
Leeds - 4 - - 1
Oxfordshire +10 3 £50,000 - 2
Oxford - 3 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £27,500 -
Wiltshire -3 2 £135,000 +451.02% 2
Bracknell -9 2 - -
South West -81 2 £135,000 +390.90% 2
Merseyside - 2 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £65,000 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £65,000 - 1
Liverpool - 2 £50,000 -
Hertford +8 1 £37,500 -

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 231 (77.78%) 3G
2 190 (63.97%) Telecoms
3 132 (44.44%) 2G
4 103 (34.68%) LTE
5 76 (25.59%) Radio Access Network
6 70 (23.57%) Wireless
7 64 (21.55%) Degree
8 48 (16.16%) Broadband
9 46 (15.49%) GSM
10 45 (15.15%) Network Architecture
11 42 (14.14%) SLA
12 39 (13.13%) Internet
13 34 (11.45%) Project Management
14 33 (11.11%) Linux
14 33 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
15 32 (10.77%) QA
16 30 (10.10%) UMTS
16 30 (10.10%) Service Management
17 29 (9.76%) Ericsson
18 27 (9.09%) Nokia
18 27 (9.09%) Cisco
18 27 (9.09%) VoIP
18 27 (9.09%) UNIX
19 26 (8.75%) Marketing
20 25 (8.42%) WiMAX
21 24 (8.08%) MVNO
22 23 (7.74%) DNS
22 23 (7.74%) Finance
23 22 (7.41%) CRM
23 22 (7.41%) VoLTE

4G
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (1.01%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (0.67%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.34%) WorkSite
3 1 (0.34%) MTS
Applications
1 8 (2.69%) MS Office
2 6 (2.02%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.67%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.34%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 231 (77.78%) 3G
2 132 (44.44%) 2G
3 103 (34.68%) LTE
4 76 (25.59%) Radio Access Network
5 70 (23.57%) Wireless
6 48 (16.16%) Broadband
7 46 (15.49%) GSM
8 39 (13.13%) Internet
9 30 (10.10%) UMTS
10 27 (9.09%) VoIP
11 25 (8.42%) WiMAX
12 24 (8.08%) MVNO
13 23 (7.74%) DNS
14 22 (7.41%) VoLTE
15 21 (7.07%) RNC
15 21 (7.07%) MPLS
16 17 (5.72%) TCP/IP
16 17 (5.72%) MGW
17 15 (5.05%) SCTP
17 15 (5.05%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.35%) MySQL
3 2 (0.67%) Big Data
3 2 (0.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.67%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
General
1 190 (63.97%) Telecoms
2 26 (8.75%) Marketing
3 23 (7.74%) Finance
4 14 (4.71%) Back Office
5 10 (3.37%) Retail
6 8 (2.69%) Advertising
6 8 (2.69%) Legal
7 6 (2.02%) Electronics
7 6 (2.02%) Billing
8 5 (1.68%) Games
9 3 (1.01%) Banking
9 3 (1.01%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.01%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.34%) Automotive
11 1 (0.34%) Law
11 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 23 (7.74%) Architect
2 21 (7.07%) Project Manager
2 21 (7.07%) RAN Engineer
3 19 (6.40%) Network Manager
4 17 (5.72%) Account Manager
4 17 (5.72%) Support Engineer
5 13 (4.38%) Senior RAN Engineer
6 12 (4.04%) Network Engineer
6 12 (4.04%) Service Manager
7 11 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
7 11 (3.70%) Technical Leader
8 10 (3.37%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 10 (3.37%) Network Architect
8 10 (3.37%) Senior Architect
8 10 (3.37%) Architecture Manager
8 10 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (3.03%) Software Engineer
9 9 (3.03%) Designer
9 9 (3.03%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.04%) SOAP
2 10 (3.37%) HTML
2 10 (3.37%) CSS
3 8 (2.69%) jQuery
3 8 (2.69%) .NET
4 6 (2.02%) J2EE
4 6 (2.02%) REST
5 5 (1.68%) Ajax
5 5 (1.68%) Classic ASP
5 5 (1.68%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.68%) Web Services
5 5 (1.68%) XML
6 3 (1.01%) STL
6 3 (1.01%) Symfony
7 2 (0.67%) JSON
7 2 (0.67%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (0.34%) HTML5
8 1 (0.34%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.40%) Smartphone
3 6 (2.02%) Internet of Things
3 6 (2.02%) Machine to Machine
4 4 (1.35%) CCTV
4 4 (1.35%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.01%) PMI
5 3 (1.01%) iPhone
5 3 (1.01%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.67%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.67%) Clustering
6 2 (0.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.67%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.67%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.34%) Handset
7 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.34%) Statistics
7 1 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.11%) Linux
2 27 (9.09%) UNIX
3 21 (7.07%) Windows
4 10 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.69%) Android
5 8 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.36%) Solaris
6 7 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.68%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.68%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.01%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (15.15%) Network Architecture
2 34 (11.45%) Project Management
3 30 (10.10%) Service Management
4 22 (7.41%) CRM
5 21 (7.07%) Performance Management
6 20 (6.73%) Service Delivery
7 19 (6.40%) Capacity Planning
8 15 (5.05%) Software Engineering
9 14 (4.71%) Product Management
10 13 (4.38%) Validation
10 13 (4.38%) Line Management
11 12 (4.04%) ITIL
12 11 (3.70%) PRINCE2
12 11 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 11 (3.70%) Problem Management
13 10 (3.37%) Fault Management
14 9 (3.03%) OpenUP
14 9 (3.03%) Configuration Management
14 9 (3.03%) Mentoring
15 8 (2.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.71%) C#
2 12 (4.04%) C++
2 12 (4.04%) Java
2 12 (4.04%) SQL
3 11 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 11 (3.70%) C
4 6 (2.02%) Perl
5 5 (1.68%) VB
5 5 (1.68%) VB6
6 4 (1.35%) Python
7 3 (1.01%) PHP
7 3 (1.01%) R
8 2 (0.67%) Tcl
8 2 (0.67%) Ruby
8 2 (0.67%) Groovy
8 2 (0.67%) Scala
9 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.34%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.34%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 64 (21.55%) Degree
2 13 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (3.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (3.37%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.03%) HND
4 9 (3.03%) CCNP
5 8 (2.69%) HNC
5 8 (2.69%) ISEB
6 5 (1.68%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.68%) CCNA
7 3 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.01%) CISSP
7 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.67%) PMP
8 2 (0.67%) MCP
8 2 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.67%) MCSA
8 2 (0.67%) MCITP
8 2 (0.67%) CCSA
8 2 (0.67%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (14.14%) SLA
2 32 (10.77%) QA
3 7 (2.36%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.35%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.68%) NDS
2 5 (1.68%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.01%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.67%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.34%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.02%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.01%) Iperf
3 2 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.67%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.34%) OpenView
4 1 (0.34%) Netcool
4 1 (0.34%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (9.76%) Ericsson
2 27 (9.09%) Nokia
2 27 (9.09%) Cisco
3 21 (7.07%) Nortel
4 18 (6.06%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 15 (5.05%) Huawei
5 15 (5.05%) VMware
6 14 (4.71%) Oracle
7 11 (3.70%) Juniper
8 8 (2.69%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.69%) HP
9 7 (2.36%) Microsoft
10 6 (2.02%) Progress
11 5 (1.68%) Amdocs
11 5 (1.68%) Veeam
12 4 (1.35%) Symantec
13 3 (1.01%) Sun
13 3 (1.01%) McAfee
13 3 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.67%) Perforce
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £75k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Newbury
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 18 days ago
Abingdon
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Swindon
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 24 days ago