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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 737 513 789
Rank change year-on-year
-224 +276
Permanent jobs citing 4G 149 403 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.39% 0.079%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 2.26% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 74 57 68
Average salary £40,000 £51,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.33% +14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,500 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £65,000 £67,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £52,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +20.00%

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
18793 17807 21534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.79% 17.13% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15284 13978 17888
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 23 January 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 23 January 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
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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 -158 146 £40,000 -21.18% 20
South East -29 81 £56,000 +6.66% 13
Berkshire +30 67 £62,500 +78.57% 8
Reading +40 46 £67,500 +56.06%
London -68 22 £40,000 -20.00% 1
East of England -70 14 £40,000 - 2
West Midlands - 11 £28,250 - 3
Hertfordshire -74 9 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +4 7 £55,000 -
City of London -13 7 £31,000 -
Bristol -60 7 £24,000 -50.00% 1
South West -86 7 £24,000 -50.00% 1
Warwickshire - 7 - -
Rugby - 7 - -
Surrey -26 6 £32,000 -30.81% 2
Bracknell -11 4 £56,000 -
Cambridge - 4 £40,000 - 2
Hertford - 4 £37,500 -
North West - 4 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £40,000 - 2
Manchester - 4 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £55,000 -
Altrincham - 3 £40,000 -
Slough +4 2 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Guildford -7 2 - - 1
Solihull - 2 £29,000 - 1
Maidenhead +2 1 £38,500 -
Amersham -3 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £27,500 - 1
Chesham - 1 - -

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 326 (75.99%) 3G
2 320 (74.59%) Telecoms
3 153 (35.66%) LTE
4 148 (34.50%) 2G
5 114 (26.57%) Internet
6 107 (24.94%) Broadband
7 86 (20.05%) Smartphone
8 80 (18.65%) Degree
9 78 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
10 67 (15.62%) Project Management
11 66 (15.38%) Network Architecture
12 65 (15.15%) Wireless
13 54 (12.59%) Linux
14 46 (10.72%) Finance
15 42 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
16 39 (9.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
17 35 (8.16%) VoLTE
17 35 (8.16%) UNIX
17 35 (8.16%) Cisco
18 34 (7.93%) GSM
19 33 (7.69%) Marketing
20 32 (7.46%) VoIP
21 31 (7.23%) MVNO
22 29 (6.76%) Line Management
23 28 (6.53%) Service Management
23 28 (6.53%) DNS
24 27 (6.29%) UMTS
24 27 (6.29%) Windows
24 27 (6.29%) Software Engineering
25 26 (6.06%) Huawei

4G
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (2.10%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.40%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.23%) Apache
4 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.23%) WorkSite
Applications
1 10 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.86%) MS Office
3 5 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.47%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 326 (75.99%) 3G
2 153 (35.66%) LTE
3 148 (34.50%) 2G
4 114 (26.57%) Internet
5 107 (24.94%) Broadband
6 78 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
7 65 (15.15%) Wireless
8 35 (8.16%) VoLTE
9 34 (7.93%) GSM
10 32 (7.46%) VoIP
11 31 (7.23%) MVNO
12 28 (6.53%) DNS
13 27 (6.29%) UMTS
14 24 (5.59%) MPLS
14 24 (5.59%) SS7
15 22 (5.13%) Firewall
16 21 (4.90%) TCP/IP
17 20 (4.66%) Wi-Fi
18 18 (4.20%) GPRS
18 18 (4.20%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.10%) SQL Server
1 9 (2.10%) MySQL
1 9 (2.10%) Big Data
2 6 (1.40%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 3 (0.70%) TestDirector
1 3 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.47%) CppUnit
2 2 (0.47%) Valgrind
2 2 (0.47%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.23%) Ant
3 1 (0.23%) Maven
3 1 (0.23%) Subversion
3 1 (0.23%) Hudson
3 1 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.23%) CMake
General
1 320 (74.59%) Telecoms
2 46 (10.72%) Finance
3 33 (7.69%) Marketing
4 24 (5.59%) Back Office
5 14 (3.26%) Legal
6 11 (2.56%) Multimedia
7 10 (2.33%) Billing
8 8 (1.86%) Retail
9 7 (1.63%) Advertising
9 7 (1.63%) Electronics
9 7 (1.63%) Banking
10 6 (1.40%) Games
11 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.23%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) Law
12 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (7.23%) Architect
2 29 (6.76%) Project Manager
3 26 (6.06%) Network Manager
4 22 (5.13%) Service Manager
5 21 (4.90%) Consultant
5 21 (4.90%) Network Engineer
6 20 (4.66%) Solutions Architect
7 19 (4.43%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 19 (4.43%) Technical Design Authority
7 19 (4.43%) Senior Architect
8 18 (4.20%) Support Engineer
8 18 (4.20%) Architecture Manager
8 18 (4.20%) Delivery Manager
9 17 (3.96%) Network Operator
9 17 (3.96%) Technical Leader
10 15 (3.50%) Coordinator
10 15 (3.50%) Project Coordinator
11 14 (3.26%) Software Engineer
11 14 (3.26%) Account Manager
12 13 (3.03%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.33%) XML
1 10 (2.33%) HTML
2 9 (2.10%) SOAP
3 8 (1.86%) STL
3 8 (1.86%) Web Services
3 8 (1.86%) CSS
4 7 (1.63%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (1.63%) JSON
4 7 (1.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 6 (1.40%) jQuery
5 6 (1.40%) Middleware
5 6 (1.40%) .NET
5 6 (1.40%) J2EE
6 5 (1.17%) Classic ASP
6 5 (1.17%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.17%) Ajax
7 4 (0.93%) REST
8 2 (0.47%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.47%) CGI
9 1 (0.23%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 86 (20.05%) Smartphone
2 42 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.03%) Social Media
3 13 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.56%) Visualisation
4 11 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.10%) Digital Media
6 7 (1.63%) Device Driver
6 7 (1.63%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.40%) Internet of Things
7 6 (1.40%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.40%) Blog
7 6 (1.40%) Statistics
8 5 (1.17%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.17%) Machine to Machine
9 4 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.70%) Streaming Video
10 3 (0.70%) iPhone
10 3 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.47%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 54 (12.59%) Linux
2 35 (8.16%) UNIX
3 27 (6.29%) Windows
4 13 (3.03%) Android
4 13 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.17%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.93%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.70%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.47%) Solaris
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.23%) Debian
11 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (15.62%) Project Management
2 66 (15.38%) Network Architecture
3 29 (6.76%) Line Management
4 28 (6.53%) Service Management
5 27 (6.29%) Software Engineering
6 26 (6.06%) ITIL
7 22 (5.13%) Performance Management
8 19 (4.43%) Resource Management
9 18 (4.20%) Configuration Management
9 18 (4.20%) Mentoring
10 16 (3.73%) CRM
10 16 (3.73%) PRINCE2
11 13 (3.03%) Product Management
11 13 (3.03%) Network Management
12 12 (2.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (2.56%) OO
13 11 (2.56%) Service Delivery
13 11 (2.56%) Problem Management
14 10 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
14 10 (2.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (5.83%) C++
1 25 (5.83%) Java
2 16 (3.73%) C
3 15 (3.50%) Perl
3 15 (3.50%) SQL
4 12 (2.80%) Python
4 12 (2.80%) JavaScript
5 11 (2.56%) C#
6 8 (1.86%) Bash Shell
6 8 (1.86%) Groovy
6 8 (1.86%) Embedded C
7 7 (1.63%) Scala
8 6 (1.40%) Embedded C++
9 5 (1.17%) VB
9 5 (1.17%) VB6
10 2 (0.47%) Ruby
10 2 (0.47%) PHP
11 1 (0.23%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 80 (18.65%) Degree
2 26 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.90%) HND
4 19 (4.43%) HNC
5 14 (3.26%) ISEB
6 13 (3.03%) CCNP
6 13 (3.03%) CCNA
7 11 (2.56%) RHCA
8 8 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.93%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.47%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.47%) MCITP
13 2 (0.47%) CISSP
13 2 (0.47%) PMP
13 2 (0.47%) MCSA
14 1 (0.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.66%) SLA
2 16 (3.73%) QA
3 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (4.20%) NDS
3 5 (1.17%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.93%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.23%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (0.70%) Backup Exec
1 3 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.47%) Netcool
3 1 (0.23%) OpenView
3 1 (0.23%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 39 (9.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 35 (8.16%) Cisco
3 26 (6.06%) Huawei
3 26 (6.06%) Nokia
4 24 (5.59%) VMware
5 16 (3.73%) Microsoft
5 16 (3.73%) Juniper
6 15 (3.50%) Progress
6 15 (3.50%) Ericsson
7 13 (3.03%) Red Hat
8 11 (2.56%) Oracle
9 7 (1.63%) HP
9 7 (1.63%) Nortel
9 7 (1.63%) Facebook
9 7 (1.63%) Twitter
10 4 (0.93%) Symantec
11 3 (0.70%) McAfee
11 3 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.70%) Perforce
12 2 (0.47%) Coverity
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