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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 807 839 696
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -143
Permanent jobs citing 4G 111 124 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.69% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 86 77 126
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +46.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,500 £71,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £67,500 £38,120
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +77.07%

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
16184 17957 20944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.91% 16.59% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13281 14920 16516
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 September 2016 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 26 September 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 +29 108 £65,000 +8.33% 13
South East +17 53 £65,000 -7.14% 7
London +44 41 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Berkshire -7 36 £80,000 +14.28% 4
City of London +74 22 £77,500 +121.42%
Slough +35 15 £110,000 - 2
Reading +13 10 £55,000 +27.90% 2
Surrey +21 9 £55,000 +37.50% 1
South West -10 9 £70,000 +100.00% 3
Redhill - 7 £65,000 -
East Midlands - 6 - -
Hampshire +10 5 £70,000 +55.55% 2
Romsey -2 4 £70,000 +55.55%
Derbyshire - 4 - -
Maidenhead - 4 £32,500 -
Derby - 4 - -
Cheltenham - 4 £70,000 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £70,000 -
Bristol - 4 £52,500 - 1
East of England +25 2 £47,500 +58.33% 1
West Sussex +20 2 £53,750 +26.47%
Reigate - 2 £53,750 -
Gatwick - 2 £53,750 -
Cambridge - 2 £47,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £47,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +14 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
St Austell - 1 - -
Gosport - 1 £36,000 - 1

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 159 (71.30%) 3G
2 132 (59.19%) Telecoms
3 84 (37.67%) Wi-Fi
4 75 (33.63%) LTE
5 57 (25.56%) Firewall
6 56 (25.11%) 2G
6 56 (25.11%) WAN
7 55 (24.66%) LAN
8 54 (24.22%) VoIP
9 52 (23.32%) MPLS
10 46 (20.63%) Network Design
11 45 (20.18%) Degree
12 43 (19.28%) Radio Access Network
13 38 (17.04%) VMware
13 38 (17.04%) Cisco
13 38 (17.04%) Linux
14 34 (15.25%) GSM
14 34 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
15 32 (14.35%) Wireless
16 30 (13.45%) Broadband
17 29 (13.00%) Windows
18 28 (12.56%) Cisco Certification
19 27 (12.11%) OSPF
19 27 (12.11%) BGP
20 26 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
20 26 (11.66%) Data Centre
21 25 (11.21%) DNS
22 24 (10.76%) SQL
22 24 (10.76%) Internet
22 24 (10.76%) 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 8 (3.59%) Apache
1 8 (3.59%) Apache Spark
2 7 (3.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (3.14%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 5 (2.24%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) MS Office
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.97%) Cloud Computing
2 18 (8.07%) IBM Cloud
3 8 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.59%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (3.59%) Amazon S3
3 8 (3.59%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 159 (71.30%) 3G
2 84 (37.67%) Wi-Fi
3 75 (33.63%) LTE
4 57 (25.56%) Firewall
5 56 (25.11%) 2G
5 56 (25.11%) WAN
6 55 (24.66%) LAN
7 54 (24.22%) VoIP
8 52 (23.32%) MPLS
9 43 (19.28%) Radio Access Network
10 34 (15.25%) GSM
11 32 (14.35%) Wireless
12 30 (13.45%) Broadband
13 27 (12.11%) BGP
13 27 (12.11%) OSPF
14 25 (11.21%) DNS
15 24 (10.76%) Internet
15 24 (10.76%) IPsec
15 24 (10.76%) SS7
15 24 (10.76%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.97%) Big Data
2 8 (3.59%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.24%) GIS
4 2 (0.90%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.45%) MS Access
5 1 (0.45%) MySQL
General
1 132 (59.19%) Telecoms
2 20 (8.97%) Retail
3 15 (6.73%) Marketing
4 7 (3.14%) Billing
4 7 (3.14%) Electronics
5 3 (1.35%) Advertising
5 3 (1.35%) Automotive
5 3 (1.35%) Back Office
6 2 (0.90%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.90%) Finance
6 2 (0.90%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (16.14%) Network Engineer
2 29 (13.00%) Analyst
3 21 (9.42%) Architect
4 18 (8.07%) Programme Manager
5 17 (7.62%) Design Engineer
6 14 (6.28%) OSS Engineer
6 14 (6.28%) Senior Network Engineer
7 12 (5.38%) 3G Engineer
7 12 (5.38%) Developer
7 12 (5.38%) Test Analyst
8 11 (4.93%) 4G Engineer
8 11 (4.93%) C++ Developer
8 11 (4.93%) Designer
9 10 (4.48%) Diagnostic Engineer
9 10 (4.48%) Infrastructure Manager
9 10 (4.48%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
9 10 (4.48%) Senior Designer
10 9 (4.04%) Network Analyst
10 9 (4.04%) Telecoms Developer
10 9 (4.04%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (2.24%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.79%) XML
4 3 (1.35%) HTML
4 3 (1.35%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.45%) Ajax
5 1 (0.45%) CGI
5 1 (0.45%) JSON
5 1 (0.45%) RESTful
5 1 (0.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
1 26 (11.66%) Data Centre
2 22 (9.87%) Computer Science
3 20 (8.97%) Smartphone
4 16 (7.17%) Management Information System
5 14 (6.28%) PKI
6 12 (5.38%) Handset
6 12 (5.38%) Internet of Things
6 12 (5.38%) IPTV
7 9 (4.04%) Visualisation
8 8 (3.59%) Contactless
8 8 (3.59%) Public Cloud
9 7 (3.14%) Blackberry
9 7 (3.14%) BYOD
9 7 (3.14%) iPad
9 7 (3.14%) iPhone
10 5 (2.24%) Mathematics
10 5 (2.24%) Smart Meter
10 5 (2.24%) Smartcard
11 4 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 38 (17.04%) Linux
2 29 (13.00%) Windows
3 14 (6.28%) Android
4 7 (3.14%) Mac OS
4 7 (3.14%) Windows 10
4 7 (3.14%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.69%) Unix
5 6 (2.69%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.79%) VMS
6 4 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (20.63%) Network Design
2 22 (9.87%) Analytics
3 19 (8.52%) ITIL
3 19 (8.52%) Operations Management
4 18 (8.07%) Business Continuity
4 18 (8.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (8.07%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (8.07%) Project Management
5 17 (7.62%) WAN Optimisation
6 16 (7.17%) Change Control
7 14 (6.28%) Load Balancing
7 14 (6.28%) Network Architecture
8 13 (5.83%) Business Development
8 13 (5.83%) CRM
8 13 (5.83%) Information Management
9 12 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (5.38%) Customer Engagement
9 12 (5.38%) Multithreading
9 12 (5.38%) Presales
9 12 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.76%) SQL
2 16 (7.17%) C
3 12 (5.38%) C++
4 11 (4.93%) Python
5 10 (4.48%) MATLAB
6 9 (4.04%) Java
7 4 (1.79%) VB
8 3 (1.35%) Perl
9 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (20.18%) Degree
2 28 (12.56%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (4.93%) Security Cleared
4 10 (4.48%) ISEB
4 10 (4.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (4.04%) ISTQB
6 7 (3.14%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.24%) CCNA
7 5 (2.24%) NVQ Level 3
8 4 (1.79%) CCIE
8 4 (1.79%) CCNP
9 3 (1.35%) PhD
10 2 (0.90%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.45%) CISSP
11 1 (0.45%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.45%) CRISC
11 1 (0.45%) MCP
11 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.45%) PMP
11 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.62%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 34 (15.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (8.07%) Virtual Servers
2 18 (8.07%) VMware ESX
3 14 (6.28%) Active Directory
4 12 (5.38%) KVM
5 5 (2.24%) Firmware
6 4 (1.79%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.35%) Squid
8 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (8.07%) BMC PATROL
2 13 (5.83%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (5.83%) SolarWinds Orion
3 11 (4.93%) Ansible
3 11 (4.93%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (4.93%) Puppet
4 2 (0.90%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (0.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 38 (17.04%) Cisco
1 38 (17.04%) VMware
2 23 (10.31%) Juniper
2 23 (10.31%) Oracle
3 19 (8.52%) Microsoft
4 18 (8.07%) BMC
4 18 (8.07%) F5
4 18 (8.07%) Mitel
5 16 (7.17%) HP
6 15 (6.73%) Google
7 14 (6.28%) Barracuda Networks
7 14 (6.28%) Palo Alto
7 14 (6.28%) SolarWinds
8 13 (5.83%) Ericsson
9 9 (4.04%) Huawei
9 9 (4.04%) Nokia
10 8 (3.59%) Apple
10 8 (3.59%) Citrix
10 8 (3.59%) EMC
11 7 (3.14%) Empirix
Slough, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
BAE Systems
Posted: 5 days ago
Weybridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Share Scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £45-55,000 + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + OTE + fULL BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
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Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
aap3
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