The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 236 - 205
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing 4G 1 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.017% - 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% - 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 9
Median salary £40,000 - £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +25.00%
4G
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
929 898 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.38% 15.25% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 763 813 715
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,645
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing 4G as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

4G
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the West Midlands region.

4G Salary Trend in the West Midlands

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for 4G.

1 12 (85.71%) 3G
1 12 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 11 (78.57%) Frame Relay
2 11 (78.57%) RSVP
2 11 (78.57%) SS7
2 11 (78.57%) VRRP
2 11 (78.57%) Packet Switching
2 11 (78.57%) SONET
2 11 (78.57%) MPLS
2 11 (78.57%) OSPF
2 11 (78.57%) BGP
2 11 (78.57%) Ethernet
2 11 (78.57%) TCP/IP
2 11 (78.57%) VPN
2 11 (78.57%) Juniper
2 11 (78.57%) Ericsson
2 11 (78.57%) ATM
2 11 (78.57%) SDH
2 11 (78.57%) Redback
2 11 (78.57%) Network Design
2 11 (78.57%) GGSN
2 11 (78.57%) SGSN
2 11 (78.57%) Network Architecture
2 11 (78.57%) VoLTE
2 11 (78.57%) HSRP
2 11 (78.57%) VoWiFi
3 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 2 (14.29%) GSM
5 1 (7.14%) Validation

4G
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) 3G
2 11 (78.57%) ATM
2 11 (78.57%) BGP
2 11 (78.57%) Ethernet
2 11 (78.57%) Frame Relay
2 11 (78.57%) GGSN
2 11 (78.57%) HSRP
2 11 (78.57%) MPLS
2 11 (78.57%) OSPF
2 11 (78.57%) Packet Switching
2 11 (78.57%) RSVP
2 11 (78.57%) SDH
2 11 (78.57%) SGSN
2 11 (78.57%) SONET
2 11 (78.57%) SS7
2 11 (78.57%) TCP/IP
2 11 (78.57%) VoLTE
2 11 (78.57%) VoWiFi
2 11 (78.57%) VPN
2 11 (78.57%) VRRP
General
1 12 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Design Engineer
2 11 (78.57%) Ericsson Engineer
2 11 (78.57%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3G Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) 4G Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Head of Operations
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) RF Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) RF Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (7.14%) IVR
1 1 (7.14%) Physics
1 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
1 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Network Architecture
1 11 (78.57%) Network Design
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Remote Infrastructure Management
2 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
2 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) C++
1 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Ericsson
1 11 (78.57%) Juniper
1 11 (78.57%) Redback