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

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
4G
Rank - - 203
Permanent jobs citing 4G 0 0 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 12
Median salary - - £35,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £68,750 £37,740
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +82.16%
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
904 805 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.91% 14.95% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 702 703 748
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 24 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for 4G.

1 4 (100.00%) 3G
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) SDH
2 3 (75.00%) HSRP
2 3 (75.00%) VoLTE
2 3 (75.00%) Redback
2 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 3 (75.00%) GGSN
2 3 (75.00%) SGSN
2 3 (75.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) SONET
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) RSVP
2 3 (75.00%) SS7
2 3 (75.00%) VRRP
2 3 (75.00%) ATM
2 3 (75.00%) Packet Switching
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) Ericsson
2 3 (75.00%) VoWiFi
2 3 (75.00%) Frame Relay
3 1 (25.00%) PBX
3 1 (25.00%) GSM
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi

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 4 (100.00%) 3G
2 3 (75.00%) ATM
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (75.00%) Frame Relay
2 3 (75.00%) GGSN
2 3 (75.00%) HSRP
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) OSPF
2 3 (75.00%) Packet Switching
2 3 (75.00%) RSVP
2 3 (75.00%) SDH
2 3 (75.00%) SGSN
2 3 (75.00%) SONET
2 3 (75.00%) SS7
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) VoLTE
2 3 (75.00%) VoWiFi
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) VRRP
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Design Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Ericsson Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3G Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) 4G Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Ericsson
1 3 (75.00%) Juniper
1 3 (75.00%) Redback