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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 774 571 781
Rank change year-on-year
-203 +210
Permanent jobs citing 4G 99 338 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.32% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 1.89% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 44 65 63
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
18900 17855 20698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.02% 16.90% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15127 14032 16850
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 5 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 5 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
(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 -173 91 £41,500 +3.75% 36
South East -63 41 £46,500 +26.53% 22
London +8 25 £42,000 -30.00% 4
Berkshire -45 21 £60,000 +69.01% 17
Buckinghamshire +21 11 - -
City of London -1 11 £31,000 -69.75% 1
Reading -17 10 £60,000 +16.50% 1
East of England -38 10 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Surrey -14 6 £41,500 -20.95% 1
Hertfordshire -51 6 £37,500 -16.66% 1
North West - 6 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £27,500 -
Hertford +9 4 £37,500 -
South West -91 4 £24,000 - 6
Scotland - 4 - - 1
Glasgow - 4 - -
Manchester - 4 - - 1
Slough +8 3 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Oxford - 3 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £50,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 £27,500 -
Cambridge - 3 - -
Bristol -72 2 £24,000 - 3
Leeds - 2 - - 1
Liverpool - 2 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 2 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £135,000 - 3
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 263 (77.35%) 3G
2 238 (70.00%) Telecoms
3 140 (41.18%) 2G
4 122 (35.88%) LTE
5 79 (23.24%) Radio Access Network
6 73 (21.47%) Broadband
7 67 (19.71%) Internet
8 65 (19.12%) Wireless
9 55 (16.18%) Degree
10 54 (15.88%) Network Architecture
11 45 (13.24%) Project Management
12 44 (12.94%) Smartphone
13 41 (12.06%) Linux
14 36 (10.59%) UNIX
14 36 (10.59%) SLA
14 36 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
15 35 (10.29%) GSM
15 35 (10.29%) Finance
16 34 (10.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
17 33 (9.71%) Marketing
17 33 (9.71%) Nokia
18 31 (9.12%) VoLTE
19 28 (8.24%) Service Management
20 26 (7.65%) Cisco
21 25 (7.35%) UMTS
21 25 (7.35%) MVNO
22 24 (7.06%) VoIP
23 23 (6.76%) Back Office
23 23 (6.76%) Line Management
23 23 (6.76%) QA

4G
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 4 (1.18%) MS Exchange
1 4 (1.18%) Apache Spark
2 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.29%) WorkSite
Applications
1 7 (2.06%) MS Office
2 6 (1.76%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.59%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 263 (77.35%) 3G
2 140 (41.18%) 2G
3 122 (35.88%) LTE
4 79 (23.24%) Radio Access Network
5 73 (21.47%) Broadband
6 67 (19.71%) Internet
7 65 (19.12%) Wireless
8 35 (10.29%) GSM
9 31 (9.12%) VoLTE
10 25 (7.35%) UMTS
10 25 (7.35%) MVNO
11 24 (7.06%) VoIP
12 22 (6.47%) MPLS
13 20 (5.88%) MGW
14 19 (5.59%) DNS
15 18 (5.29%) WiMAX
16 15 (4.41%) RNC
16 15 (4.41%) Ethernet
16 15 (4.41%) SS7
17 13 (3.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.76%) MySQL
3 4 (1.18%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (1.47%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.88%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
General
1 238 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 35 (10.29%) Finance
3 33 (9.71%) Marketing
4 23 (6.76%) Back Office
5 12 (3.53%) Legal
6 8 (2.35%) Advertising
6 8 (2.35%) Retail
6 8 (2.35%) Billing
7 6 (1.76%) Electronics
8 5 (1.47%) Banking
8 5 (1.47%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.47%) Games
9 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.29%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (7.35%) Project Manager
2 21 (6.18%) Network Manager
3 20 (5.88%) Architect
4 18 (5.29%) Delivery Manager
4 18 (5.29%) Technical Leader
5 17 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 17 (5.00%) Account Manager
6 16 (4.71%) RAN Engineer
7 14 (4.12%) Service Manager
8 13 (3.82%) Architecture Manager
9 12 (3.53%) Network Engineer
9 12 (3.53%) Senior Manager
9 12 (3.53%) Software Engineer
10 11 (3.24%) Technical Design Authority
10 11 (3.24%) Network Operator
10 11 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (2.94%) Consultant
11 10 (2.94%) Coordinator
11 10 (2.94%) Project Coordinator
11 10 (2.94%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.53%) HTML
2 10 (2.94%) CSS
2 10 (2.94%) SOAP
3 8 (2.35%) .NET
3 8 (2.35%) jQuery
4 7 (2.06%) J2EE
5 5 (1.47%) REST
5 5 (1.47%) Ajax
5 5 (1.47%) Classic ASP
5 5 (1.47%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.47%) Web Services
5 5 (1.47%) XML
6 4 (1.18%) STL
7 3 (0.88%) JSON
7 3 (0.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (0.88%) Symfony
7 3 (0.88%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.59%) Middleware
8 2 (0.59%) CGI
8 2 (0.59%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.94%) Smartphone
2 36 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (1.76%) Internet of Things
4 5 (1.47%) Machine to Machine
4 5 (1.47%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.18%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.18%) Algorithms
6 3 (0.88%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.88%) iPhone
6 3 (0.88%) Device Driver
6 3 (0.88%) PMI
7 2 (0.59%) Clustering
8 1 (0.29%) iPad
8 1 (0.29%) Social Media
8 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.29%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.29%) Psychology
8 1 (0.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 41 (12.06%) Linux
2 36 (10.59%) UNIX
3 19 (5.59%) Windows
4 9 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.06%) Android
6 5 (1.47%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.47%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.18%) Solaris
7 4 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.88%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (15.88%) Network Architecture
2 45 (13.24%) Project Management
3 28 (8.24%) Service Management
4 23 (6.76%) Line Management
5 20 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 20 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 19 (5.59%) Service Delivery
6 19 (5.59%) CRM
7 14 (4.12%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (3.82%) Product Management
9 12 (3.53%) Validation
9 12 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (3.53%) Mentoring
10 11 (3.24%) Problem Management
11 10 (2.94%) Configuration Management
11 10 (2.94%) ITIL
11 10 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (2.65%) Marketing Strategy
12 9 (2.65%) Workflow
13 8 (2.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.41%) Java
2 13 (3.82%) JavaScript
2 13 (3.82%) C#
2 13 (3.82%) C++
3 12 (3.53%) C
4 10 (2.94%) SQL
5 8 (2.35%) Perl
6 7 (2.06%) Python
7 5 (1.47%) VB6
7 5 (1.47%) VB
8 4 (1.18%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.88%) Scala
9 3 (0.88%) Groovy
9 3 (0.88%) PHP
9 3 (0.88%) Embedded C
9 3 (0.88%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.29%) Ruby
10 1 (0.29%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 55 (16.18%) Degree
2 20 (5.88%) VCP4
3 15 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (4.41%) HND
4 14 (4.12%) HNC
5 11 (3.24%) ISEB
6 10 (2.94%) Security Cleared
7 9 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (2.35%) CCNP
8 8 (2.35%) CCNA
9 5 (1.47%) RHCA
10 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.88%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.59%) CISSP
12 2 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.59%) MCSA
12 2 (0.59%) MCITP
13 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.29%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.59%) SLA
2 23 (6.76%) QA
3 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (5.00%) NDS
2 11 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.47%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.29%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (1.76%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.59%) Netcool
4 1 (0.29%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.29%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 34 (10.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 33 (9.71%) Nokia
3 26 (7.65%) Cisco
4 22 (6.47%) Ericsson
5 19 (5.59%) Huawei
5 19 (5.59%) VMware
6 15 (4.41%) Nortel
7 14 (4.12%) Progress
8 12 (3.53%) Juniper
9 11 (3.24%) Oracle
10 10 (2.94%) HP
11 9 (2.65%) Red Hat
12 7 (2.06%) Microsoft
13 5 (1.47%) Veeam
14 4 (1.18%) Symantec
15 3 (0.88%) Amdocs
15 3 (0.88%) McAfee
15 3 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
16 2 (0.59%) Apple
16 2 (0.59%) Avaya
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