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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 793 692 738
Rank change year-on-year
-101 +46
Permanent jobs citing 4G 104 213 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.56% 1.03% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 71 100 75
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £24,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.52%

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
18445 20679 19842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.89% 17.75% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15200 16486 15926
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +0.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -74 100 £50,000 - 24
South East -22 61 £57,500 +15.00% 12
Berkshire -24 44 £70,000 +89.18% 10
London +22 24 £50,000 -23.07% 3
Reading -38 7 £43,000 +22.85% 1
Surrey - 7 £40,000 - 1
City of London +36 6 £38,000 -41.53% 1
Slough -7 6 £50,000 +28.20% 3
South West -25 6 £47,000 +95.83% 3
Newbury +16 5 £40,000 -42.85% 5
Buckinghamshire -12 5 £45,000 -35.71%
East of England -7 4 £43,000 -27.11% 2
Bracknell +19 3 - -
Swindon +11 3 £57,500 +13.86%
Hampshire +10 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Wiltshire -5 3 £57,500 +13.86%
Manchester +7 2 £31,250 -37.50% 2
North West -1 2 £31,250 -37.50% 2
Hertfordshire -9 2 £38,000 -41.76%
Bristol -29 2 £46,750 +94.79% 1
Kent - 2 £30,000 -
Romsey - 2 £45,000 -
Beaconsfield - 2 £45,000 -
Leeds +8 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +6 1 £55,000 +37.50% 1
West Yorkshire +1 1 - -
Amersham -3 1 - -
Yorkshire -5 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £44,000 -
Suffolk - 1 - -

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 180 (77.25%) 3G
2 152 (65.24%) Telecoms
3 122 (52.36%) 2G
4 62 (26.61%) LTE
5 61 (26.18%) Radio Access Network
6 60 (25.75%) Wireless
6 60 (25.75%) Degree
7 37 (15.88%) Finance
7 37 (15.88%) Ericsson
8 36 (15.45%) GSM
9 35 (15.02%) UMTS
10 34 (14.59%) SS7
10 34 (14.59%) Network Architecture
11 32 (13.73%) MPLS
12 30 (12.88%) Internet
12 30 (12.88%) Linux
13 29 (12.45%) SLA
14 24 (10.30%) Cisco
15 23 (9.87%) Project Management
15 23 (9.87%) Capacity Planning
15 23 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (9.44%) Wi-Fi
17 21 (9.01%) UNIX
18 20 (8.58%) Windows
18 20 (8.58%) ITIL
18 20 (8.58%) RNC
19 19 (8.15%) Ethernet
20 18 (7.73%) SQL
20 18 (7.73%) Fault Management
21 17 (7.30%) QA

4G
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2 (0.86%) JBoss
1 2 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.43%) WorkSite
2 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.43%) MTS
Applications
1 9 (3.86%) MS Office
2 6 (2.58%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.86%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.43%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.72%) Office 365
2 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 180 (77.25%) 3G
2 122 (52.36%) 2G
3 62 (26.61%) LTE
4 61 (26.18%) Radio Access Network
5 60 (25.75%) Wireless
6 36 (15.45%) GSM
7 35 (15.02%) UMTS
8 34 (14.59%) SS7
9 32 (13.73%) MPLS
10 30 (12.88%) Internet
11 22 (9.44%) Wi-Fi
12 20 (8.58%) RNC
13 19 (8.15%) Ethernet
14 17 (7.30%) DNS
14 17 (7.30%) WiMAX
15 16 (6.87%) TCP/IP
16 15 (6.44%) MVNO
17 14 (6.01%) BGP
18 13 (5.58%) Firewall
18 13 (5.58%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.15%) MySQL
1 5 (2.15%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.72%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.29%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.29%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.29%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.86%) Infinispan
4 2 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.86%) BODI
5 1 (0.43%) Big Data
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 152 (65.24%) Telecoms
2 37 (15.88%) Finance
3 17 (7.30%) Retail
4 10 (4.29%) Billing
5 9 (3.86%) Marketing
6 8 (3.43%) Spanish Language
7 6 (2.58%) Back Office
8 5 (2.15%) Legal
8 5 (2.15%) Advertising
9 4 (1.72%) Games
10 3 (1.29%) Law
10 3 (1.29%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.86%) Electronics
11 2 (0.86%) Banking
12 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (13.73%) Architect
2 18 (7.73%) Project Manager
3 16 (6.87%) RAN Engineer
4 15 (6.44%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (6.01%) Network Architect
5 14 (6.01%) Senior RAN Engineer
6 11 (4.72%) Designer
6 11 (4.72%) Network Engineer
7 10 (4.29%) Support Engineer
7 10 (4.29%) Technical Leader
8 8 (3.43%) IP Engineer
8 8 (3.43%) Senior Manager
9 7 (3.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (3.00%) Design Engineer
9 7 (3.00%) Head of Capacity Planning
10 6 (2.58%) Operations Engineer
10 6 (2.58%) Test Engineer
10 6 (2.58%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (2.58%) Analyst
11 5 (2.15%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.00%) HTML
1 7 (3.00%) .NET
2 6 (2.58%) jQuery
3 5 (2.15%) JMS
4 4 (1.72%) CSS
4 4 (1.72%) SOAP
4 4 (1.72%) XML
5 3 (1.29%) J2EE
5 3 (1.29%) CGI
5 3 (1.29%) Ajax
5 3 (1.29%) Symfony
5 3 (1.29%) REST
6 2 (0.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.86%) GWT
6 2 (0.86%) Java SE
6 2 (0.86%) Java EE
6 2 (0.86%) JMX
6 2 (0.86%) JTA
6 2 (0.86%) Java EE 5
6 2 (0.86%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.30%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.86%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.43%) Handset
5 5 (2.15%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.15%) BBC
5 5 (2.15%) iDTV
5 5 (2.15%) CCTV
5 5 (2.15%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.15%) Machine to Machine
5 5 (2.15%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.29%) SCADA
7 3 (1.29%) iPhone
7 3 (1.29%) Telematics
7 3 (1.29%) PKI
7 3 (1.29%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.29%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.29%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.86%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.88%) Linux
2 21 (9.01%) UNIX
3 20 (8.58%) Windows
4 11 (4.72%) Solaris
4 11 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.43%) Windows XP
6 7 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.72%) Android
8 4 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.29%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.86%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (14.59%) Network Architecture
2 23 (9.87%) Capacity Planning
2 23 (9.87%) Project Management
3 20 (8.58%) ITIL
4 18 (7.73%) Fault Management
5 15 (6.44%) Service Delivery
6 14 (6.01%) CRM
6 14 (6.01%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (6.01%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (5.58%) Network Design
8 12 (5.15%) Change Control
8 12 (5.15%) OpenUP
9 11 (4.72%) PRINCE2
9 11 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (4.29%) DNA
10 10 (4.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 10 (4.29%) Network Management
11 8 (3.43%) Performance Management
11 8 (3.43%) Operations Management
11 8 (3.43%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.73%) SQL
2 14 (6.01%) C
3 9 (3.86%) Perl
4 8 (3.43%) Java
5 7 (3.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.00%) Python
5 7 (3.00%) C++
6 6 (2.58%) PHP
6 6 (2.58%) C#
7 4 (1.72%) Tcl
7 4 (1.72%) R
7 4 (1.72%) MATLAB
7 4 (1.72%) Ruby
8 3 (1.29%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.86%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.86%) F#
Qualifications
1 60 (25.75%) Degree
2 14 (6.01%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (4.72%) CCNP
4 9 (3.86%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.86%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.15%) APMP
5 5 (2.15%) CCIP
5 5 (2.15%) CCNA
6 4 (1.72%) MCP
6 4 (1.72%) CISSP
6 4 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.29%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.86%) CISM
8 2 (0.86%) CCSA
8 2 (0.86%) CCSE
8 2 (0.86%) OCMJEA
8 2 (0.86%) OCPJWCD
8 2 (0.86%) JNCIS
8 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.45%) SLA
2 17 (7.30%) QA
3 7 (3.00%) ISO 9001
4 5 (2.15%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.43%) GMP
5 1 (0.43%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (2.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.15%) FreeRADIUS
3 4 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.86%) Firmware
4 2 (0.86%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (2.15%) Netcool
1 5 (2.15%) Nagios
2 3 (1.29%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (1.29%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.29%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (0.86%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.43%) OpenView
Vendors
1 37 (15.88%) Ericsson
2 24 (10.30%) Cisco
3 16 (6.87%) Nortel
4 14 (6.01%) Nokia
4 14 (6.01%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 12 (5.15%) Oracle
6 10 (4.29%) Juniper
7 9 (3.86%) Remedy
8 8 (3.43%) Amdocs
8 8 (3.43%) HP
9 7 (3.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (2.58%) ION Trading
10 6 (2.58%) Huawei
10 6 (2.58%) VMware
11 5 (2.15%) Sun
11 5 (2.15%) Citrix
11 5 (2.15%) F5
12 4 (1.72%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.29%) PeopleSoft
13 3 (1.29%) Barracuda Networks
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