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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
4G
UK
Rank 760 817 791
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -26
Permanent jobs citing 4G 91 101 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.61% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 75 73 75
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
14112 16614 18967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.74% 16.80% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11527 13797 15407
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +59 82 £62,500 +19.04% 9
London +64 41 £65,000 +8.33% 2
South East +30 24 £46,250 -7.50% 6
Berkshire -6 10 £38,750 -39.21% 4
East of England +29 9 £27,500 -35.29%
Hertfordshire +18 8 £27,500 -35.29%
Watford +5 8 £27,500 -35.29%
City of London +17 7 £77,500 +63.15%
West Sussex +4 6 £62,500 -10.71%
Hampshire +20 5 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Gatwick - 5 £62,500 -
Reading +23 4 £75,000 +36.36% 1
South West +17 4 - - 1
Surrey +41 3 £40,000 +3.89%
Dorset - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 £37,500 -
Scotland - 3 £37,500 -
Maidenhead - 3 £35,000 -
West Midlands -5 2 £80,000 +60.00%
North West - 2 £22,500 -
Wembley - 2 £41,000 -
Gosport - 2 £45,000 -
Southampton - 2 £40,000 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £50,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £52,500 -
Windsor - 1 £42,500 - 1
Redditch - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £22,500 -
Merseyside - 1 - -

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 148 (77.89%) 3G
2 120 (63.16%) Telecoms
3 61 (32.11%) Linux
4 59 (31.05%) VMware
5 57 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 51 (26.84%) VoIP
7 49 (25.79%) C
8 47 (24.74%) GSM
8 47 (24.74%) Wi-Fi
9 45 (23.68%) C++
10 40 (21.05%) Multithreading
10 40 (21.05%) KVM
11 39 (20.53%) OpenFlow
11 39 (20.53%) Ansible
11 39 (20.53%) Opscode Chef
11 39 (20.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 39 (20.53%) Puppet
12 37 (19.47%) LTE
12 37 (19.47%) LAN
13 36 (18.95%) Degree
14 34 (17.89%) WAN
15 33 (17.37%) TCP/IP
15 33 (17.37%) Firewall
15 33 (17.37%) Translating Business Requirements
16 32 (16.84%) 2G
17 29 (15.26%) MPLS
18 28 (14.74%) Wireless
19 25 (13.16%) SQL
20 23 (12.11%) Radio Access Network
21 21 (11.05%) Cisco Certification

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 2 (1.05%) Apache
1 2 (1.05%) CMS
1 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (1.05%) IIS
1 2 (1.05%) JBoss
1 2 (1.05%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (1.05%) WordPress
2 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (1.58%) MS Office
2 2 (1.05%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) CSG Singleview
1 2 (1.05%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.89%) IBM Cloud
2 12 (6.32%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.11%) Office 365
4 2 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 148 (77.89%) 3G
2 51 (26.84%) VoIP
3 47 (24.74%) GSM
3 47 (24.74%) Wi-Fi
4 39 (20.53%) OpenFlow
5 37 (19.47%) LAN
5 37 (19.47%) LTE
6 34 (17.89%) WAN
7 33 (17.37%) Firewall
7 33 (17.37%) TCP/IP
8 32 (16.84%) 2G
9 29 (15.26%) MPLS
10 28 (14.74%) Wireless
11 23 (12.11%) Radio Access Network
12 19 (10.00%) DNS
13 17 (8.95%) 5G
13 17 (8.95%) Broadband
14 16 (8.42%) DHCP
15 15 (7.89%) VoLTE
16 14 (7.37%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.95%) Big Data
2 5 (2.63%) GIS
3 3 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.58%) MySQL
4 2 (1.05%) BODI
4 2 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.05%) JasperReports
4 2 (1.05%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.53%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (1.58%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.05%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.05%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.53%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.53%) Subversion
3 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 120 (63.16%) Telecoms
2 19 (10.00%) Retail
3 14 (7.37%) Marketing
4 8 (4.21%) Finance
5 7 (3.68%) Banking
6 4 (2.11%) Advertising
6 4 (2.11%) Electronics
7 3 (1.58%) Billing
7 3 (1.58%) Military
8 2 (1.05%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 42 (22.11%) Developer
2 35 (18.42%) C++ Developer
3 22 (11.58%) 3G Engineer
3 22 (11.58%) Linux Developer
4 21 (11.05%) 4G Engineer
4 21 (11.05%) Telecoms Developer
5 18 (9.47%) Lead Developer
6 16 (8.42%) Architect
6 16 (8.42%) Network Engineer
7 15 (7.89%) Programme Manager
8 14 (7.37%) Field Engineer
8 14 (7.37%) Trainee
9 12 (6.32%) C Developer
9 12 (6.32%) C/C++ Developer
10 11 (5.79%) Infrastructure Manager
10 11 (5.79%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
10 11 (5.79%) Junior
10 11 (5.79%) Junior 3G Engineer
10 11 (5.79%) Junior 4G Engineer
10 11 (5.79%) Junior Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (20.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (2.63%) XML
3 4 (2.11%) .NET
4 1 (0.53%) Ajax
4 1 (0.53%) CGI
4 1 (0.53%) JSON
4 1 (0.53%) RESTful
4 1 (0.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.95%) Data Centre
3 14 (7.37%) Internet of Things
3 14 (7.37%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.32%) IPTV
5 11 (5.79%) PKI
6 8 (4.21%) Handset
7 7 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.16%) Contactless
9 3 (1.58%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.58%) iPhone
9 3 (1.58%) Smartcard
9 3 (1.58%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.05%) Clustering
10 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.05%) Machine to Machine
10 2 (1.05%) Replication
11 1 (0.53%) CCTV
11 1 (0.53%) iPad
11 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 61 (32.11%) Linux
2 17 (8.95%) Windows
3 8 (4.21%) Unix
4 6 (3.16%) Android
4 6 (3.16%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.11%) Mac OS
5 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.58%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.05%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.05%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.53%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.05%) Multithreading
2 33 (17.37%) Translating Business Requirements
3 18 (9.47%) Network Design
4 17 (8.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (8.42%) Business Development
5 16 (8.42%) ITIL
6 15 (7.89%) Analytics
6 15 (7.89%) Business Continuity
6 15 (7.89%) Network Segmentation
6 15 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (6.84%) Information Management
8 12 (6.32%) Customer Engagement
8 12 (6.32%) Presales
9 11 (5.79%) Change Control
9 11 (5.79%) Load Balancing
9 11 (5.79%) Network Management
9 11 (5.79%) Operations Management
9 11 (5.79%) WAN Optimisation
10 8 (4.21%) CRM
11 7 (3.68%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 49 (25.79%) C
2 45 (23.68%) C++
3 25 (13.16%) SQL
4 6 (3.16%) Python
4 6 (3.16%) VB
5 5 (2.63%) C#
5 5 (2.63%) Java
6 3 (1.58%) MATLAB
6 3 (1.58%) PHP
7 2 (1.05%) Perl
7 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.05%) Ruby
7 2 (1.05%) Tcl
7 2 (1.05%) VB6
8 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (18.95%) Degree
2 21 (11.05%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.74%) CCNA
5 5 (2.63%) CCENT
5 5 (2.63%) NVQ Level 3
6 4 (2.11%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.11%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.53%) CCIE
8 1 (0.53%) CCNP
8 1 (0.53%) CCSP
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.53%) PhD
8 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.32%) SLA
2 3 (1.58%) Def Stans
2 3 (1.58%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 57 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (21.05%) KVM
3 15 (7.89%) Virtual Servers
3 15 (7.89%) VMware ESX
4 6 (3.16%) Firmware
4 6 (3.16%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 39 (20.53%) Ansible
1 39 (20.53%) Opscode Chef
1 39 (20.53%) Puppet
2 15 (7.89%) BMC PATROL
3 11 (5.79%) Cisco Prime
3 11 (5.79%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 59 (31.05%) VMware
2 18 (9.47%) Cisco
2 18 (9.47%) Oracle
3 15 (7.89%) BMC
3 15 (7.89%) Mitel
4 12 (6.32%) SolarWinds
5 11 (5.79%) Barracuda Networks
5 11 (5.79%) F5
5 11 (5.79%) Juniper
5 11 (5.79%) Palo Alto
6 8 (4.21%) EMC
7 5 (2.63%) Huawei
7 5 (2.63%) Mapinfo
8 3 (1.58%) Draytek
9 2 (1.05%) Acronis
9 2 (1.05%) BT
9 2 (1.05%) Citrix
9 2 (1.05%) Empirix
9 2 (1.05%) Openreach
9 2 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
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