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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 812 861 781
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -80
Permanent jobs citing 4G 96 109 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.099% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 0.58% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 70 69 96
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,850 £40,000 £24,540
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +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
16643 18713 20565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.96% 16.97% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13850 15346 16424
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 25 July 2016 within the UK.

4G Salary Histogram in the UK

4G
Top 23 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 25 July 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 +50 92 £52,500 +5.00% 15
South East +39 64 £48,000 -4.00% 6
Berkshire +7 42 £40,000 -42.85% 3
London +29 21 £68,750 +37.50% 3
Reading +23 17 £55,000 +22.22% 2
City of London +59 9 £77,500 +59.79% 1
Surrey +36 9 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Slough +10 9 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Bristol +20 6 £55,000 +17.64%
South West +20 6 £55,000 +17.02% 1
Hampshire +3 6 £40,000 -11.11%
West Sussex - 5 £52,500 -
Maidenhead - 5 £32,500 -
Redhill - 4 £51,750 - 1
Gatwick - 3 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire +24 2 - -
Newbury 0 2 £55,000 +37.50%
Reigate - 2 £53,750 -
Gosport - 2 £36,000 -
Crawley - 2 £52,250 -
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £44,000 -
Amersham - 1 - -

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 163 (63.18%) 3G
2 150 (58.14%) Telecoms
3 81 (31.40%) LTE
4 77 (29.84%) Wi-Fi
5 64 (24.81%) 2G
5 64 (24.81%) MPLS
6 60 (23.26%) Cisco
7 55 (21.32%) Network Design
8 54 (20.93%) Firewall
8 54 (20.93%) VoIP
9 51 (19.77%) WAN
10 50 (19.38%) LAN
10 50 (19.38%) Wireless
11 38 (14.73%) Broadband
12 37 (14.34%) Data Centre
13 36 (13.95%) Windows
13 36 (13.95%) OSPF
14 35 (13.57%) BGP
14 35 (13.57%) Unified Communications
15 33 (12.79%) VoLTE
15 33 (12.79%) Juniper
15 33 (12.79%) Microsoft
16 32 (12.40%) GSM
16 32 (12.40%) Linux
16 32 (12.40%) Internet
16 32 (12.40%) Product Management
17 31 (12.02%) Degree
17 31 (12.02%) Cisco Certification
18 29 (11.24%) HP
18 29 (11.24%) SS7

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 11 (4.26%) Skype for Business
2 8 (3.10%) Apache
2 8 (3.10%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.78%) MS Office
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (3.10%) Amazon S3
1 8 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (3.10%) Google Cloud Platform
1 8 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 163 (63.18%) 3G
2 81 (31.40%) LTE
3 77 (29.84%) Wi-Fi
4 64 (24.81%) 2G
4 64 (24.81%) MPLS
5 54 (20.93%) Firewall
5 54 (20.93%) VoIP
6 51 (19.77%) WAN
7 50 (19.38%) LAN
7 50 (19.38%) Wireless
8 38 (14.73%) Broadband
9 36 (13.95%) OSPF
10 35 (13.57%) BGP
10 35 (13.57%) Unified Communications
11 33 (12.79%) VoLTE
12 32 (12.40%) GSM
12 32 (12.40%) Internet
13 29 (11.24%) Ethernet
13 29 (11.24%) SS7
14 27 (10.47%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.10%) Hadoop
2 5 (1.94%) Big Data
3 3 (1.16%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 150 (58.14%) Telecoms
2 22 (8.53%) Marketing
3 15 (5.81%) Retail
4 14 (5.43%) Finance
5 8 (3.10%) Electronics
6 7 (2.71%) Billing
7 3 (1.16%) Advertising
7 3 (1.16%) Automotive
7 3 (1.16%) Back Office
7 3 (1.16%) Legal
8 2 (0.78%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (14.34%) Network Engineer
2 35 (13.57%) Analyst
3 30 (11.63%) Product Manager
4 24 (9.30%) Design Engineer
5 18 (6.98%) Architect
5 18 (6.98%) Consultant
5 18 (6.98%) Senior Network Engineer
6 16 (6.20%) Designer
6 16 (6.20%) Test Analyst
7 15 (5.81%) Account Manager
8 14 (5.43%) Support Engineer
8 14 (5.43%) Telecoms Manager
9 13 (5.04%) Ericsson Engineer
10 11 (4.26%) Implementation Engineer
10 11 (4.26%) OSS Engineer
10 11 (4.26%) Senior Manager
11 10 (3.88%) Sales Manager
11 10 (3.88%) Senior Designer
11 10 (3.88%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (3.88%) Technical Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.49%) 802.1X
1 9 (3.49%) SOAP
2 4 (1.55%) XML
3 3 (1.16%) HTML
3 3 (1.16%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.39%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.34%) Data Centre
2 22 (8.53%) Management Information System
3 20 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.98%) Smartphone
5 16 (6.20%) PKI
6 9 (3.49%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.49%) Mathematics
6 9 (3.49%) Visualisation
7 8 (3.10%) Public Cloud
7 8 (3.10%) Smart Meter
8 7 (2.71%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (2.33%) Blackberry
9 6 (2.33%) BYOD
9 6 (2.33%) Handset
9 6 (2.33%) iPad
9 6 (2.33%) iPhone
10 5 (1.94%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (1.16%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.16%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 36 (13.95%) Windows
2 32 (12.40%) Linux
3 17 (6.59%) Android
4 10 (3.88%) Mac OS
5 8 (3.10%) Unix
5 8 (3.10%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.10%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.71%) Windows 10
6 7 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.94%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.55%) VMS
9 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.39%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (21.32%) Network Design
2 32 (12.40%) Product Management
3 27 (10.47%) CRM
4 24 (9.30%) Defect Management
5 23 (8.91%) Network Architecture
5 23 (8.91%) Service Management
6 21 (8.14%) ITIL
7 20 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (7.36%) Operations Management
9 18 (6.98%) Test Planning
10 17 (6.59%) Project Management
10 17 (6.59%) WAN Optimisation
11 16 (6.20%) Change Control
12 15 (5.81%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (5.81%) Performance Management
13 13 (5.04%) B2B
13 13 (5.04%) Load Balancing
14 12 (4.65%) Information Management
14 12 (4.65%) Information Security
14 12 (4.65%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.26%) SQL
2 10 (3.88%) Java
3 9 (3.49%) MATLAB
3 9 (3.49%) Python
4 5 (1.94%) C
5 4 (1.55%) Perl
6 1 (0.39%) C++
6 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (12.02%) Cisco Certification
1 31 (12.02%) Degree
2 27 (10.47%) ISEB
3 23 (8.91%) ISTQB
4 22 (8.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (3.10%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.71%) CCNA
7 5 (1.94%) CCIE
7 5 (1.94%) CCNP
8 3 (1.16%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.16%) PhD
8 3 (1.16%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.78%) HNC
9 2 (0.78%) HND
9 2 (0.78%) MCP
9 2 (0.78%) MCSE
9 2 (0.78%) PMP
10 1 (0.39%) CISSP
10 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.98%) SLA
2 8 (3.10%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) GMP
System Software
1 11 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.10%) Virtual Servers
3 8 (3.10%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.94%) Squid
5 2 (0.78%) Firmware
5 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (4.65%) Cisco Prime
1 12 (4.65%) SolarWinds Orion
2 8 (3.10%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (1.16%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (0.39%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.39%) Nessus
4 1 (0.39%) Netcool
Vendors
1 60 (23.26%) Cisco
2 33 (12.79%) Juniper
2 33 (12.79%) Microsoft
3 29 (11.24%) HP
4 24 (9.30%) Ericsson
5 18 (6.98%) F5
6 17 (6.59%) Polycom
7 15 (5.81%) VMware
8 14 (5.43%) Google
8 14 (5.43%) SolarWinds
9 13 (5.04%) Barracuda Networks
9 13 (5.04%) Oracle
9 13 (5.04%) Palo Alto
9 13 (5.04%) Redback
10 11 (4.26%) BroadSoft
11 10 (3.88%) Huawei
11 10 (3.88%) Nokia
11 10 (3.88%) Openreach
12 8 (3.10%) BMC
12 8 (3.10%) Mitel
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