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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 208 - 202
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing 4G 8 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% - 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.92% - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £29,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £52,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +27.27%
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
866 829 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.17% 17.09% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 762 660 724
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 24 December 2014. 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
Warwickshire - 7 - - 1
Solihull - 1 £29,000 -
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 28 (87.50%) Resource Management
2 23 (71.88%) Security Cleared
3 22 (68.75%) Degree
4 21 (65.63%) ITIL
5 20 (62.50%) Telecoms
5 20 (62.50%) TETRA
6 18 (56.25%) PRINCE2
7 14 (43.75%) Cisco
8 12 (37.50%) ISEB
9 11 (34.38%) GPRS
10 10 (31.25%) Windows
11 9 (28.13%) VPN
12 7 (21.88%) HND
12 7 (21.88%) Mobile App
13 6 (18.75%) SQL
13 6 (18.75%) HNC
13 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (18.75%) Internet
13 6 (18.75%) Service Management
13 6 (18.75%) Statistics
13 6 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (18.75%) Coaching
14 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
14 4 (12.50%) Project Management
14 4 (12.50%) Network Management
14 4 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
15 3 (9.38%) 3G
16 2 (6.25%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 20 (62.50%) TETRA
2 11 (34.38%) GPRS
3 9 (28.13%) VPN
4 6 (18.75%) Internet
5 3 (9.38%) 3G
5 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.13%) Firewall
6 1 (3.13%) DNS
6 1 (3.13%) LAN
6 1 (3.13%) VoIP
6 1 (3.13%) WAN
6 1 (3.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (62.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Test Manager
2 6 (18.75%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Design Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Technical Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Design Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Product Design Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Mobile App
2 6 (18.75%) Statistics
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Resource Management
2 21 (65.63%) ITIL
3 18 (56.25%) PRINCE2
4 6 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (18.75%) Service Management
4 6 (18.75%) Coaching
5 4 (12.50%) Network Management
5 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 4 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.25%) Line Management
7 1 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (71.88%) Security Cleared
2 22 (68.75%) Degree
3 12 (37.50%) ISEB
4 7 (21.88%) HND
5 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (18.75%) HNC
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.13%) CCNA
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Graphite
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Cisco
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Apple
2 1 (3.13%) VMware
2 1 (3.13%) LANDesk