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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 774 864 740
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -124
Permanent jobs citing 4G 125 113 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.10% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 0.62% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 86 79 112
Median salary £55,000 £58,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.17% +41.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £65,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +68.83%

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
16248 18278 21090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.86% 16.71% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13439 15159 16659
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,069
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +77 122 £55,000 -5.17% 7
South East +33 75 £52,500 -25.00% 5
Berkshire +8 54 £41,000 -41.42% 2
London +51 36 £77,500 +38.39%
City of London +71 20 £77,500 +82.35%
Reading +19 18 £55,000 +27.90%
Slough +28 15 £40,000 - 1
Surrey +31 8 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Hampshire +16 8 £70,000 +55.55% 1
South West +12 8 £70,000 +100.00%
Redhill - 6 £65,000 -
Maidenhead - 5 £32,500 -
Romsey 0 4 £70,000 +55.55%
Cheltenham - 4 £70,000 -
East Midlands - 4 - -
Gloucestershire - 4 £70,000 -
Bristol +12 3 £55,000 +10.00%
West Sussex - 3 £52,500 -
Gatwick - 3 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire +23 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Reigate - 2 £53,750 -
Gosport - 2 £36,000 - 1
Derby - 2 - -
North West +19 1 - - 1
East of England +7 1 - -
Amersham +2 1 - -
Newbury -6 1 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Manchester -6 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 - -

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 171 (65.52%) 3G
2 151 (57.85%) Telecoms
3 92 (35.25%) Wi-Fi
4 84 (32.18%) LTE
5 65 (24.90%) MPLS
6 64 (24.52%) 2G
7 62 (23.75%) Firewall
8 61 (23.37%) WAN
9 57 (21.84%) VoIP
9 57 (21.84%) LAN
10 52 (19.92%) Cisco
10 52 (19.92%) Network Design
11 43 (16.48%) Wireless
12 40 (15.33%) Degree
13 39 (14.94%) Broadband
14 38 (14.56%) Radio Access Network
15 36 (13.79%) Linux
16 35 (13.41%) Data Centre
17 34 (13.03%) Windows
18 33 (12.64%) GSM
19 32 (12.26%) OSPF
19 32 (12.26%) Internet
20 31 (11.88%) BGP
20 31 (11.88%) VMware
21 30 (11.49%) Juniper
21 30 (11.49%) Microsoft
21 30 (11.49%) DNS
22 29 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
22 29 (11.11%) VoLTE
23 27 (10.34%) Analytical Skills

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 8 (3.07%) Apache
1 8 (3.07%) Apache Spark
2 7 (2.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (2.68%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (3.45%) Mozilla Thunderbird
1 9 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.51%) IBM Cloud
2 14 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.07%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (3.07%) Amazon S3
3 8 (3.07%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 171 (65.52%) 3G
2 92 (35.25%) Wi-Fi
3 84 (32.18%) LTE
4 65 (24.90%) MPLS
5 64 (24.52%) 2G
6 62 (23.75%) Firewall
7 61 (23.37%) WAN
8 57 (21.84%) LAN
8 57 (21.84%) VoIP
9 43 (16.48%) Wireless
10 39 (14.94%) Broadband
11 38 (14.56%) Radio Access Network
12 33 (12.64%) GSM
13 32 (12.26%) Internet
13 32 (12.26%) OSPF
14 31 (11.88%) BGP
15 30 (11.49%) DNS
16 29 (11.11%) VoLTE
17 27 (10.34%) IPsec
17 27 (10.34%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.75%) Big Data
2 8 (3.07%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.92%) GIS
4 3 (1.15%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.38%) MySQL
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 151 (57.85%) Telecoms
2 20 (7.66%) Retail
3 17 (6.51%) Marketing
4 9 (3.45%) Finance
5 7 (2.68%) Billing
5 7 (2.68%) Electronics
6 4 (1.53%) Advertising
7 3 (1.15%) Automotive
7 3 (1.15%) Back Office
7 3 (1.15%) Legal
8 2 (0.77%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.38%) Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (15.33%) Network Engineer
2 33 (12.64%) Analyst
3 23 (8.81%) Design Engineer
4 21 (8.05%) Architect
5 17 (6.51%) Programme Manager
6 16 (6.13%) Senior Network Engineer
7 15 (5.75%) Test Analyst
8 14 (5.36%) Account Manager
8 14 (5.36%) OSS Engineer
9 13 (4.98%) Support Engineer
10 12 (4.60%) Consultant
10 12 (4.60%) Designer
10 12 (4.60%) Product Manager
10 12 (4.60%) Telecoms Manager
11 10 (3.83%) Diagnostic Engineer
11 10 (3.83%) Infrastructure Manager
11 10 (3.83%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
11 10 (3.83%) Senior Designer
12 9 (3.45%) Customer Engineer
12 9 (3.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.07%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (1.92%) SOAP
3 5 (1.92%) XML
4 3 (1.15%) HTML
4 3 (1.15%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.38%) Ajax
5 1 (0.38%) CGI
5 1 (0.38%) JSON
5 1 (0.38%) RESTful
5 1 (0.38%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.41%) Data Centre
2 27 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (8.05%) Smartphone
4 20 (7.66%) Management Information System
5 16 (6.13%) PKI
6 15 (5.75%) Computer Science
7 10 (3.83%) Handset
8 9 (3.45%) Visualisation
9 8 (3.07%) Public Cloud
10 7 (2.68%) Blackberry
10 7 (2.68%) BYOD
10 7 (2.68%) iPad
10 7 (2.68%) iPhone
10 7 (2.68%) Mathematics
10 7 (2.68%) Smart Meter
11 6 (2.30%) Contactless
11 6 (2.30%) Internet of Things
11 6 (2.30%) IPTV
12 5 (1.92%) Smartcard
13 4 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 36 (13.79%) Linux
2 34 (13.03%) Windows
3 17 (6.51%) Android
4 9 (3.45%) Mac OS
4 9 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.07%) Unix
5 8 (3.07%) Windows 10
5 8 (3.07%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.92%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.53%) VMS
7 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.38%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (19.92%) Network Design
2 26 (9.96%) CRM
3 21 (8.05%) ITIL
4 19 (7.28%) Network Architecture
4 19 (7.28%) Operations Management
4 19 (7.28%) Project Management
4 19 (7.28%) Service Management
5 18 (6.90%) Business Continuity
5 18 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (6.51%) Defect Management
6 17 (6.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (6.51%) Penetration Testing
6 17 (6.51%) WAN Optimisation
7 16 (6.13%) Analytics
7 16 (6.13%) Change Control
7 16 (6.13%) Product Management
8 15 (5.75%) Performance Management
9 14 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (5.36%) Load Balancing
9 14 (5.36%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.05%) SQL
2 11 (4.21%) C
3 10 (3.83%) MATLAB
3 10 (3.83%) Python
4 9 (3.45%) Java
5 7 (2.68%) C++
6 4 (1.53%) VB
7 3 (1.15%) Perl
8 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (15.33%) Degree
2 29 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (7.28%) ISEB
4 17 (6.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (6.13%) ISTQB
6 11 (4.21%) Security Cleared
7 7 (2.68%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.92%) CCIE
8 5 (1.92%) CCNA
8 5 (1.92%) CCNP
9 3 (1.15%) NVQ Level 3
9 3 (1.15%) PhD
10 2 (0.77%) MCP
10 2 (0.77%) PMP
10 2 (0.77%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.38%) CISSP
11 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.38%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.90%) SLA
2 5 (1.92%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) GMP
System Software
1 26 (9.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (6.51%) Virtual Servers
2 17 (6.51%) VMware ESX
3 13 (4.98%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.30%) KVM
5 5 (1.92%) Firmware
5 5 (1.92%) Squid
6 3 (1.15%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.77%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (6.51%) BMC PATROL
2 13 (4.98%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (4.98%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (2.30%) Ansible
3 6 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.30%) Puppet
4 3 (1.15%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (0.38%) Nessus
Vendors
1 52 (19.92%) Cisco
2 31 (11.88%) VMware
3 30 (11.49%) Juniper
3 30 (11.49%) Microsoft
4 24 (9.20%) HP
5 22 (8.43%) Oracle
6 20 (7.66%) Ericsson
7 19 (7.28%) F5
8 17 (6.51%) BMC
8 17 (6.51%) Mitel
9 15 (5.75%) Google
10 14 (5.36%) Barracuda Networks
10 14 (5.36%) Palo Alto
10 14 (5.36%) Polycom
10 14 (5.36%) SolarWinds
11 11 (4.21%) Huawei
11 11 (4.21%) Nokia
12 9 (3.45%) Openreach
12 9 (3.45%) Redback
13 8 (3.07%) Apple
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