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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank 217 208 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing 4G 12 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.14% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 0.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.59%
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
817 783 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.35% 15.47% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 689 695 603
Average salary £42,500 £35,375 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.14% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 4G across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

4G Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

4G
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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
Birmingham +3 8 £50,000 +81.81% 2
Warwickshire -17 3 - -
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 12 (92.31%) 3G
2 11 (84.62%) Juniper
3 8 (61.54%) Ericsson
3 8 (61.54%) Frame Relay
3 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
3 8 (61.54%) SONET
3 8 (61.54%) MPLS
3 8 (61.54%) OSPF
3 8 (61.54%) BGP
3 8 (61.54%) RSVP
3 8 (61.54%) SS7
3 8 (61.54%) VRRP
3 8 (61.54%) ATM
3 8 (61.54%) Packet Switching
3 8 (61.54%) SDH
3 8 (61.54%) Ethernet
3 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
3 8 (61.54%) VPN
3 8 (61.54%) Redback
3 8 (61.54%) Network Design
3 8 (61.54%) GGSN
3 8 (61.54%) SGSN
3 8 (61.54%) Network Architecture
3 8 (61.54%) HSRP
3 8 (61.54%) VoLTE
3 8 (61.54%) VoWiFi
4 4 (30.77%) Retail
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco
5 3 (23.08%) VoIP
5 3 (23.08%) VMware

4G
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) 3G
2 8 (61.54%) ATM
2 8 (61.54%) BGP
2 8 (61.54%) Ethernet
2 8 (61.54%) Frame Relay
2 8 (61.54%) GGSN
2 8 (61.54%) HSRP
2 8 (61.54%) MPLS
2 8 (61.54%) OSPF
2 8 (61.54%) Packet Switching
2 8 (61.54%) RSVP
2 8 (61.54%) SDH
2 8 (61.54%) SGSN
2 8 (61.54%) SONET
2 8 (61.54%) SS7
2 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
2 8 (61.54%) VoLTE
2 8 (61.54%) VoWiFi
2 8 (61.54%) VPN
2 8 (61.54%) VRRP
General
1 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 4 (30.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Design Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Ericsson Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Implementation Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Project Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Project Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Project Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
1 3 (23.08%) EPoS
1 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Network Architecture
1 8 (61.54%) Network Design
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Budget Control
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.69%) Remote Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Juniper
2 8 (61.54%) Ericsson
2 8 (61.54%) Redback
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 2 (15.38%) NetApp
6 1 (7.69%) Aruba
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus shift allowance and annual bonus
Posted: 23 days ago