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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
4G
UK
Rank 771 832 836
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +4
Permanent jobs citing 4G 85 113 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 0.65% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 70 89 58
Median salary £50,000 £51,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.91% +28.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £40,900 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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
13666 17282 19150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.27% 17.12% 18.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11162 14377 15496
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 21 February 2017 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +61 76 £51,250 -0.48% 9
London +67 34 £65,000 +8.33% 4
South East +37 24 £42,500 -15.00% 3
East of England +25 9 £27,500 -46.60%
Hampshire +20 8 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Berkshire +9 7 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Hertfordshire +8 7 £27,500 -46.60%
Watford -1 7 £27,500 -46.60%
South West +26 5 £75,000 +94.80%
West Sussex +11 5 £62,500 -10.71%
Surrey +44 4 £40,000 +3.89%
Gatwick - 4 £62,500 -
Southampton - 4 £40,000 - 1
Newbury -1 3 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Edinburgh - 3 £37,500 -
Dorset - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 £37,500 -
City of London +25 2 £62,500 +31.57% 1
West Midlands +16 2 £80,000 +60.00%
Cambridgeshire - 2 £45,000 -
Gosport - 2 £45,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 £52,500 -
Wembley - 2 £41,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £35,000 -
North West - 2 £22,500 - 2
Redhill +7 1 £40,000 -13.04%
Merseyside - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £75,000 -
Windsor - 1 £42,500 -

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 139 (81.76%) 3G
2 106 (62.35%) Telecoms
3 66 (38.82%) Linux
4 54 (31.76%) VMware
5 52 (30.59%) C
5 52 (30.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 50 (29.41%) GSM
7 47 (27.65%) C++
8 42 (24.71%) VoIP
8 42 (24.71%) Multithreading
8 42 (24.71%) KVM
9 41 (24.12%) Ansible
9 41 (24.12%) OpenFlow
9 41 (24.12%) Puppet
9 41 (24.12%) Opscode Chef
9 41 (24.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 37 (21.76%) TCP/IP
11 35 (20.59%) LTE
11 35 (20.59%) Translating Business Requirements
12 34 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
13 29 (17.06%) Wireless
14 28 (16.47%) 2G
14 28 (16.47%) LAN
15 27 (15.88%) Degree
16 26 (15.29%) Firewall
17 25 (14.71%) MPLS
18 23 (13.53%) WAN
19 20 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
20 19 (11.18%) Network Design
20 19 (11.18%) Cisco

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 (2.35%) CMS
1 4 (2.35%) IIS
1 4 (2.35%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
1 4 (2.35%) WordPress
2 2 (1.18%) Apache
2 2 (1.18%) JBoss
3 1 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (2.94%) MS Office
2 3 (1.76%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 1 (0.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) CSG Singleview
1 2 (1.18%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (4.12%) IBM Cloud
3 3 (1.76%) Office 365
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 139 (81.76%) 3G
2 50 (29.41%) GSM
3 42 (24.71%) VoIP
4 41 (24.12%) OpenFlow
5 37 (21.76%) TCP/IP
6 35 (20.59%) LTE
7 34 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
8 29 (17.06%) Wireless
9 28 (16.47%) 2G
9 28 (16.47%) LAN
10 26 (15.29%) Firewall
11 25 (14.71%) MPLS
12 23 (13.53%) WAN
13 17 (10.00%) DHCP
13 17 (10.00%) DNS
14 15 (8.82%) 5G
14 15 (8.82%) Radio Access Network
14 15 (8.82%) VoLTE
15 14 (8.24%) Ethernet
15 14 (8.24%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.47%) Big Data
2 3 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.76%) MySQL
3 2 (1.18%) BODI
3 2 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.18%) JasperReports
3 2 (1.18%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.59%) GIS
4 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.59%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (1.76%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.18%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.59%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.59%) Subversion
3 1 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 106 (62.35%) Telecoms
2 15 (8.82%) Marketing
3 11 (6.47%) Retail
4 8 (4.71%) Finance
5 7 (4.12%) Banking
6 5 (2.94%) Electronics
7 4 (2.35%) Military
8 3 (1.76%) Advertising
8 3 (1.76%) Billing
9 2 (1.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 41 (24.12%) Developer
2 35 (20.59%) C++ Developer
3 22 (12.94%) Linux Developer
4 20 (11.76%) Telecoms Developer
5 19 (11.18%) Lead Developer
6 18 (10.59%) 4G Engineer
7 17 (10.00%) 3G Engineer
8 14 (8.24%) Network Engineer
9 12 (7.06%) C Developer
9 12 (7.06%) C/C++ Developer
9 12 (7.06%) Senior C++ Developer
9 12 (7.06%) Senior Developer
10 10 (5.88%) Architect
10 10 (5.88%) Field Engineer
11 9 (5.29%) Senior Network Engineer
11 9 (5.29%) Software Engineer
11 9 (5.29%) Trainee
12 8 (4.71%) Analyst
12 8 (4.71%) Graduate
12 8 (4.71%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (24.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (2.94%) XML
3 4 (2.35%) .NET
4 2 (1.18%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (0.59%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.59%) Ajax
5 1 (0.59%) CGI
5 1 (0.59%) JSON
5 1 (0.59%) RESTful
5 1 (0.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.41%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.24%) Computer Science
2 14 (8.24%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.06%) Internet of Things
4 11 (6.47%) PKI
5 10 (5.88%) IPTV
6 5 (2.94%) Handset
6 5 (2.94%) iPhone
7 4 (2.35%) Contactless
7 4 (2.35%) Replication
8 3 (1.76%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.18%) Clustering
9 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.18%) Machine to Machine
9 2 (1.18%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.59%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.59%) CCTV
10 1 (0.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.59%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 66 (38.82%) Linux
2 19 (11.18%) Windows
3 10 (5.88%) Unix
4 8 (4.71%) Android
5 7 (4.12%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.53%) Mac OS
7 5 (2.94%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.35%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.59%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.59%) ThreadX
9 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (24.71%) Multithreading
2 35 (20.59%) Translating Business Requirements
3 19 (11.18%) Network Design
4 16 (9.41%) ITIL
5 15 (8.82%) Business Development
5 15 (8.82%) Information Management
6 13 (7.65%) Analytics
6 13 (7.65%) Software Engineering
7 11 (6.47%) Change Control
7 11 (6.47%) Customer Engagement
7 11 (6.47%) Load Balancing
7 11 (6.47%) Operations Management
7 11 (6.47%) Presales
7 11 (6.47%) WAN Optimisation
8 10 (5.88%) Network Management
9 9 (5.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (4.71%) CRM
11 7 (4.12%) Business Continuity
11 7 (4.12%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (4.12%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (30.59%) C
2 47 (27.65%) C++
3 16 (9.41%) SQL
4 9 (5.29%) C#
5 7 (4.12%) Python
6 6 (3.53%) Java
7 4 (2.35%) PHP
7 4 (2.35%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.76%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.18%) Perl
9 2 (1.18%) Ruby
9 2 (1.18%) Tcl
9 2 (1.18%) VB
9 2 (1.18%) VB6
10 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.59%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (15.88%) Degree
2 20 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.71%) CCNA
4 7 (4.12%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.94%) CCENT
5 5 (2.94%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.18%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (0.59%) CCIE
8 1 (0.59%) CCNP
8 1 (0.59%) CCSP
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.59%) PhD
8 1 (0.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.06%) SLA
2 3 (1.76%) Def Stans
2 3 (1.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 52 (30.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (24.71%) KVM
3 7 (4.12%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.12%) Virtual Servers
3 7 (4.12%) VMware ESX
4 6 (3.53%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.35%) Firmware
6 1 (0.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 41 (24.12%) Ansible
1 41 (24.12%) Opscode Chef
1 41 (24.12%) Puppet
2 11 (6.47%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (6.47%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (4.12%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.59%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 54 (31.76%) VMware
2 19 (11.18%) Cisco
3 12 (7.06%) Barracuda Networks
3 12 (7.06%) F5
3 12 (7.06%) Juniper
3 12 (7.06%) Palo Alto
3 12 (7.06%) SolarWinds
4 10 (5.88%) Oracle
5 7 (4.12%) BMC
5 7 (4.12%) Mitel
6 5 (2.94%) EMC
6 5 (2.94%) Ericsson
6 5 (2.94%) Huawei
7 4 (2.35%) Adobe
8 3 (1.76%) BroadSoft
8 3 (1.76%) BT
8 3 (1.76%) Draytek
8 3 (1.76%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.76%) Openreach
9 2 (1.18%) Acronis
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits, progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago