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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
4G
Rank 743 564 794
Rank change year-on-year
-179 +230
Permanent jobs citing 4G 129 404 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.34% 0.080%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 2.01% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 43 79 52
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £61,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -24.00%

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
19826 20141 21409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.02% 17.01% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15758 16031 17346
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -195 112 £47,500 +11.76% 21
South East -21 63 £45,000 +22.44% 11
Berkshire -43 38 £45,000 +25.00% 10
London -17 27 £75,000 +25.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +7 19 £45,000 -14.28%
Manchester - 10 £40,000 -
North West - 10 £40,000 -
City of London +10 9 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Reading -31 9 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Slough +11 8 £50,500 - 5
Newbury +3 7 £40,000 -27.27%
Bracknell +8 6 - - 1
Glasgow - 6 - -
Scotland - 6 - -
Surrey +27 5 £49,500 +57.14%
West Yorkshire - 4 - -
Leeds - 4 - -
Yorkshire - 4 - -
East of England -71 3 £65,000 +62.50% 2
South West -87 2 £44,000 +60.00% 4
West Midlands - 2 £27,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £65,000 - 2
Cambridge - 2 £65,000 - 1
Beaconsfield - 2 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £27,500 -
Oxted - 2 £55,000 -
West Sussex +9 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Wiltshire -6 1 - - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 £44,000 - 2
Suffolk - 1 £55,000 -

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 206 (78.63%) 3G
2 168 (64.12%) Telecoms
3 135 (51.53%) 2G
4 86 (32.82%) LTE
5 72 (27.48%) Radio Access Network
6 68 (25.95%) Wireless
7 67 (25.57%) Degree
8 46 (17.56%) GSM
9 44 (16.79%) Network Architecture
10 37 (14.12%) SLA
11 34 (12.98%) Ericsson
12 33 (12.60%) UMTS
13 32 (12.21%) Linux
14 31 (11.83%) Internet
14 31 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
14 31 (11.83%) QA
15 29 (11.07%) Broadband
16 27 (10.31%) Cisco
17 26 (9.92%) MPLS
17 26 (9.92%) SS7
17 26 (9.92%) Capacity Planning
18 25 (9.54%) MVNO
18 25 (9.54%) WiMAX
19 24 (9.16%) UNIX
20 23 (8.78%) VoIP
20 23 (8.78%) Project Management
21 22 (8.40%) Service Management
21 22 (8.40%) Finance
21 22 (8.40%) CRM
21 22 (8.40%) Ethernet

4G
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (0.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (0.76%) WorkSite
1 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.38%) JBoss
2 1 (0.38%) MTS
Applications
1 9 (3.44%) MS Office
2 6 (2.29%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.15%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.38%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 206 (78.63%) 3G
2 135 (51.53%) 2G
3 86 (32.82%) LTE
4 72 (27.48%) Radio Access Network
5 68 (25.95%) Wireless
6 46 (17.56%) GSM
7 33 (12.60%) UMTS
8 31 (11.83%) Internet
9 29 (11.07%) Broadband
10 26 (9.92%) MPLS
10 26 (9.92%) SS7
11 25 (9.54%) WiMAX
11 25 (9.54%) MVNO
12 23 (8.78%) VoIP
13 22 (8.40%) Ethernet
13 22 (8.40%) TCP/IP
13 22 (8.40%) RNC
14 21 (8.02%) DNS
15 14 (5.34%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (4.96%) SCTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.53%) MySQL
3 3 (1.15%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.38%) Infinispan
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.76%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.38%) CANoe
General
1 168 (64.12%) Telecoms
2 22 (8.40%) Finance
3 19 (7.25%) Marketing
4 11 (4.20%) Retail
5 10 (3.82%) Back Office
6 7 (2.67%) Advertising
6 7 (2.67%) Billing
7 6 (2.29%) Games
7 6 (2.29%) Legal
7 6 (2.29%) Electronics
8 4 (1.53%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.76%) Law
9 2 (0.76%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.38%) Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (9.92%) Architect
2 18 (6.87%) RAN Engineer
3 17 (6.49%) Network Architect
3 17 (6.49%) Project Manager
4 14 (5.34%) Network Engineer
4 14 (5.34%) Account Manager
5 12 (4.58%) Support Engineer
5 12 (4.58%) Network Manager
5 12 (4.58%) Designer
5 12 (4.58%) Senior RAN Engineer
6 11 (4.20%) Technical Leader
6 11 (4.20%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (3.05%) Software Engineer
7 8 (3.05%) IP Engineer
8 7 (2.67%) Head of Capacity Planning
8 7 (2.67%) IT Support
9 6 (2.29%) 3G Engineer
9 6 (2.29%) Coordinator
9 6 (2.29%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (2.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.82%) HTML
1 10 (3.82%) SOAP
2 9 (3.44%) CSS
3 8 (3.05%) jQuery
3 8 (3.05%) .NET
4 7 (2.67%) J2EE
4 7 (2.67%) REST
5 5 (1.91%) Classic ASP
5 5 (1.91%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.91%) Web Services
5 5 (1.91%) Ajax
6 3 (1.15%) XML
6 3 (1.15%) Symfony
7 2 (0.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.76%) JMS
8 1 (0.38%) Java RMI
8 1 (0.38%) JMX
8 1 (0.38%) JTA
8 1 (0.38%) EJB
8 1 (0.38%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.67%) Smartphone
3 5 (1.91%) CCTV
3 5 (1.91%) iPhone
3 5 (1.91%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.53%) BBC
4 4 (1.53%) iDTV
4 4 (1.53%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (1.15%) PMI
5 3 (1.15%) Device Driver
6 2 (0.76%) Handset
6 2 (0.76%) Clustering
6 2 (0.76%) Telematics
6 2 (0.76%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (0.76%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.76%) iPad
6 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.38%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.38%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.21%) Linux
2 24 (9.16%) UNIX
3 18 (6.87%) Windows
4 11 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.44%) Android
6 7 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.67%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.29%) Solaris
8 5 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.91%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.76%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (16.79%) Network Architecture
2 26 (9.92%) Capacity Planning
3 23 (8.78%) Project Management
4 22 (8.40%) Service Management
4 22 (8.40%) CRM
5 18 (6.87%) Service Delivery
5 18 (6.87%) Performance Management
6 15 (5.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 14 (5.34%) Product Management
7 14 (5.34%) Fault Management
7 14 (5.34%) ITIL
8 12 (4.58%) PRINCE2
8 12 (4.58%) Software Engineering
8 12 (4.58%) Change Control
9 11 (4.20%) Validation
10 9 (3.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (3.44%) OpenUP
11 8 (3.05%) Business Development
11 8 (3.05%) Change Management
11 8 (3.05%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.34%) C
1 14 (5.34%) C#
2 12 (4.58%) SQL
3 11 (4.20%) C++
3 11 (4.20%) JavaScript
4 9 (3.44%) Java
5 5 (1.91%) VB
5 5 (1.91%) Perl
5 5 (1.91%) VB6
6 4 (1.53%) R
6 4 (1.53%) Python
7 3 (1.15%) PHP
7 3 (1.15%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.15%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.76%) Tcl
8 2 (0.76%) Ruby
9 1 (0.38%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.38%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 67 (25.57%) Degree
2 11 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (3.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (3.44%) CCNP
4 7 (2.67%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.29%) CCNA
5 6 (2.29%) HND
5 6 (2.29%) ISEB
6 5 (1.91%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.91%) HNC
7 4 (1.53%) CCIP
7 4 (1.53%) CISSP
7 4 (1.53%) APMP
8 3 (1.15%) CCSA
8 3 (1.15%) CCSE
9 2 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.76%) PMP
9 2 (0.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (14.12%) SLA
2 31 (11.83%) QA
3 8 (3.05%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.91%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.38%) GMP
5 1 (0.38%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (1.53%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.53%) FreeRADIUS
2 3 (1.15%) ProxySG
3 2 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.76%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.67%) Backup Exec
2 4 (1.53%) Netcool
2 4 (1.53%) Nagios
3 3 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.15%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.76%) Iperf
4 2 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.38%) OpenView
Vendors
1 34 (12.98%) Ericsson
2 27 (10.31%) Cisco
3 22 (8.40%) Nortel
4 19 (7.25%) Nokia
5 15 (5.73%) Oracle
6 14 (5.34%) Huawei
7 13 (4.96%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 12 (4.58%) Juniper
9 11 (4.20%) VMware
10 9 (3.44%) HP
11 7 (2.67%) Amdocs
12 6 (2.29%) Remedy
13 5 (1.91%) McAfee
13 5 (1.91%) Microsoft
13 5 (1.91%) Red Hat
14 4 (1.53%) Veeam
14 4 (1.53%) Symantec
15 3 (1.15%) F5
15 3 (1.15%) Mitel
15 3 (1.15%) Blue Coat
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, Relocation
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swindon
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone Group Services Limited
Salary: £Attractive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago