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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 786 688 783
Rank change year-on-year
-98 +95
Permanent jobs citing 4G 116 256 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.22% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 1.25% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 68 76 52
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £42,550
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £70,000 £72,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.27%

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
18879 20458 20390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 17.32% 18.78%
Number of salaries quoted 15383 16370 16541
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -95 110 £50,000 - 21
South East -1 55 £50,000 -16.66% 13
Berkshire -21 41 £70,000 +16.66% 9
London -1 34 £55,500 -7.50%
City of London +30 10 £59,250 +69.28%
Slough 0 10 £50,000 +28.20%
Manchester +5 7 £40,000 -20.00%
North West +1 7 £40,000 -20.00%
Buckinghamshire -12 6 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South West -30 6 £47,000 +82.52% 6
Reading -35 6 £45,000 -25.00% 2
East of England -40 5 £49,000 -19.00%
Bracknell +17 4 - - 3
Newbury +4 4 £40,000 -32.77% 2
Surrey - 4 £45,000 - 3
Swindon -2 3 £57,500 +64.28% 1
Wiltshire -13 3 £57,500 +64.28% 1
Beaconsfield - 3 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire +3 2 £60,000 +50.00%
Hertfordshire -43 2 £38,000 -41.76%
Bristol -45 2 £46,750 +94.79% 1
Hampshire - 2 £42,500 -
Kent - 2 £30,000 -
Cambridge +18 1 £65,000 +62.50%
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
Romsey - 1 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £44,000 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £40,000 -

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 175 (76.42%) 3G
2 141 (61.57%) Telecoms
3 121 (52.84%) 2G
4 73 (31.88%) LTE
5 65 (28.38%) Degree
6 64 (27.95%) Wireless
7 60 (26.20%) Radio Access Network
8 41 (17.90%) UMTS
9 40 (17.47%) GSM
10 38 (16.59%) Network Architecture
11 37 (16.16%) SLA
12 36 (15.72%) Ericsson
13 35 (15.28%) Internet
14 32 (13.97%) SS7
15 30 (13.10%) MPLS
16 29 (12.66%) Linux
17 28 (12.23%) Cisco
18 25 (10.92%) Finance
19 24 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
20 23 (10.04%) Capacity Planning
21 22 (9.61%) WiMAX
21 22 (9.61%) RNC
22 21 (9.17%) QA
22 21 (9.17%) Fault Management
22 21 (9.17%) Wi-Fi
22 21 (9.17%) Ethernet
22 21 (9.17%) Windows
23 20 (8.73%) Nortel
24 19 (8.30%) TCP/IP
24 19 (8.30%) ITIL

4G
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (0.87%) WorkSite
1 2 (0.87%) JBoss
2 1 (0.44%) MTS
2 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (2.18%) MS Office
1 5 (2.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.44%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 175 (76.42%) 3G
2 121 (52.84%) 2G
3 73 (31.88%) LTE
4 64 (27.95%) Wireless
5 60 (26.20%) Radio Access Network
6 41 (17.90%) UMTS
7 40 (17.47%) GSM
8 35 (15.28%) Internet
9 32 (13.97%) SS7
10 30 (13.10%) MPLS
11 22 (9.61%) WiMAX
11 22 (9.61%) RNC
12 21 (9.17%) Wi-Fi
12 21 (9.17%) Ethernet
13 19 (8.30%) TCP/IP
13 19 (8.30%) MVNO
14 17 (7.42%) DNS
15 14 (6.11%) Broadband
16 13 (5.68%) VoIP
16 13 (5.68%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.18%) MySQL
2 4 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.75%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.31%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.31%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.87%) Infinispan
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.44%) Big Data
5 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (1.31%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.44%) CANoe
2 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 141 (61.57%) Telecoms
2 25 (10.92%) Finance
3 13 (5.68%) Retail
4 9 (3.93%) Marketing
5 6 (2.62%) Back Office
5 6 (2.62%) Legal
6 5 (2.18%) Advertising
6 5 (2.18%) Billing
7 4 (1.75%) Law
7 4 (1.75%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.75%) Games
7 4 (1.75%) Electronics
8 3 (1.31%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.44%) Automotive
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (13.10%) Architect
2 18 (7.86%) RAN Engineer
3 15 (6.55%) Network Architect
4 14 (6.11%) Senior RAN Engineer
5 13 (5.68%) Project Manager
5 13 (5.68%) Network Engineer
6 12 (5.24%) Support Engineer
6 12 (5.24%) Designer
7 10 (4.37%) Technical Leader
7 10 (4.37%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (3.06%) Operations Manager
8 7 (3.06%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (3.06%) Design Engineer
8 7 (3.06%) Head of Capacity Planning
8 7 (3.06%) IP Engineer
9 6 (2.62%) Operations Engineer
9 6 (2.62%) Test Engineer
9 6 (2.62%) Technical Engineer
9 6 (2.62%) Developer
9 6 (2.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.49%) HTML
2 7 (3.06%) .NET
3 6 (2.62%) jQuery
4 5 (2.18%) REST
4 5 (2.18%) J2EE
4 5 (2.18%) CSS
5 4 (1.75%) SOAP
5 4 (1.75%) Symfony
6 3 (1.31%) JMS
7 2 (0.87%) Java RMI
7 2 (0.87%) CGI
7 2 (0.87%) JMX
7 2 (0.87%) JTA
7 2 (0.87%) Ajax
7 2 (0.87%) Java SE
7 2 (0.87%) Java EE
7 2 (0.87%) GWT
7 2 (0.87%) EJB
7 2 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.87%) Java EE 5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.99%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.06%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.06%) Handset
4 5 (2.18%) BBC
4 5 (2.18%) iDTV
4 5 (2.18%) CCTV
4 5 (2.18%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (1.75%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.75%) Telematics
5 4 (1.75%) Machine to Machine
5 4 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.31%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.31%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.31%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.31%) iPhone
7 2 (0.87%) iPad
7 2 (0.87%) User Experience
7 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.66%) Linux
2 21 (9.17%) Windows
3 16 (6.99%) UNIX
4 12 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.49%) Solaris
7 7 (3.06%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.62%) Android
9 4 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (16.59%) Network Architecture
2 23 (10.04%) Capacity Planning
3 21 (9.17%) Fault Management
4 19 (8.30%) ITIL
4 19 (8.30%) Project Management
5 18 (7.86%) Service Delivery
6 14 (6.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (5.68%) CRM
8 12 (5.24%) Network Design
8 12 (5.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (5.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 12 (5.24%) OpenUP
8 12 (5.24%) Change Control
9 11 (4.80%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (4.80%) PRINCE2
10 10 (4.37%) DNA
10 10 (4.37%) Change Management
10 10 (4.37%) Operations Management
11 9 (3.93%) Software Engineering
12 8 (3.49%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.99%) SQL
2 15 (6.55%) C
3 9 (3.93%) C++
4 8 (3.49%) C#
4 8 (3.49%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.06%) Java
6 6 (2.62%) Perl
6 6 (2.62%) PHP
7 5 (2.18%) Python
8 4 (1.75%) MATLAB
8 4 (1.75%) R
9 3 (1.31%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.87%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.87%) F#
11 1 (0.44%) Ruby
11 1 (0.44%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 65 (28.38%) Degree
2 13 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (4.80%) CCNP
4 7 (3.06%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.18%) APMP
5 5 (2.18%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.18%) CCIP
5 5 (2.18%) CCNA
6 4 (1.75%) MCP
7 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.31%) CISSP
7 3 (1.31%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.87%) CCSA
8 2 (0.87%) CCSE
8 2 (0.87%) OCMJEA
8 2 (0.87%) OCPJWCD
8 2 (0.87%) JNCIS
8 2 (0.87%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (16.16%) SLA
2 21 (9.17%) QA
3 7 (3.06%) ISO 9001
4 5 (2.18%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.44%) GMP
5 1 (0.44%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.18%) FreeRADIUS
3 4 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.87%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.87%) Firmware
4 2 (0.87%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (2.18%) Netcool
1 5 (2.18%) Nagios
1 5 (2.18%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (0.87%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.87%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.44%) OpenView
3 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.44%) Iperf
Vendors
1 36 (15.72%) Ericsson
2 28 (12.23%) Cisco
3 20 (8.73%) Nortel
4 18 (7.86%) Nokia
5 12 (5.24%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 11 (4.80%) Juniper
6 11 (4.80%) Oracle
7 10 (4.37%) HP
7 10 (4.37%) VMware
8 9 (3.93%) Remedy
9 8 (3.49%) Amdocs
9 8 (3.49%) Huawei
10 6 (2.62%) Microsoft
11 5 (2.18%) Citrix
12 4 (1.75%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.75%) F5
12 4 (1.75%) Veeam
13 3 (1.31%) McAfee
13 3 (1.31%) Sun
14 2 (0.87%) Sophos
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: 40,000 to 55,000
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