The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for 4G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

4G
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 183 212
Rank change year-on-year +14 +29  
Permanent jobs citing 4G 14 39 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.41% 0.78% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.73% 2.94% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 8
Median salary £41,250 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.50% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £72,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year -15.00% +9.28%  

4G is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 809 1328 1503
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.96% 26.62% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 628 1093 964
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing 4G as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for 4G in Berkshire

4G
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for 4G in Berkshire

4G
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury +4 6 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Maidenhead - 1 £35,000 -
Windsor - 1 £42,500 -
4G
South East

4G
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for 4G.

1 16 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 15 (57.69%) 3G
3 10 (38.46%) Functional Testing
4 9 (34.62%) Wireless
5 7 (26.92%) SIGTRAN
5 7 (26.92%) LTE
6 6 (23.08%) Smart Meter
6 6 (23.08%) 802.1X
6 6 (23.08%) VoLTE
6 6 (23.08%) HP
6 6 (23.08%) Ericsson
6 6 (23.08%) 2G
7 5 (19.23%) VoIP
7 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
7 5 (19.23%) SS7
7 5 (19.23%) H.323
7 5 (19.23%) Linux
7 5 (19.23%) MVNO
7 5 (19.23%) Network Management
7 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
7 5 (19.23%) Network Security
8 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
8 4 (15.38%) BroadSoft
8 4 (15.38%) MPLS
8 4 (15.38%) Value-Added Service
9 3 (11.54%) Firewall
9 3 (11.54%) CRM
9 3 (11.54%) Broadband
9 3 (11.54%) Windows
9 3 (11.54%) Performance Management

4G
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) 3G
2 9 (34.62%) Wireless
3 7 (26.92%) LTE
3 7 (26.92%) SIGTRAN
4 6 (23.08%) 2G
4 6 (23.08%) VoLTE
5 5 (19.23%) H.323
5 5 (19.23%) MVNO
5 5 (19.23%) Network Security
5 5 (19.23%) SS7
5 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
5 5 (19.23%) VoIP
6 4 (15.38%) MPLS
6 4 (15.38%) Value-Added Service
7 3 (11.54%) Broadband
7 3 (11.54%) Firewall
8 2 (7.69%) Diameter Protocol
8 2 (7.69%) SMS
8 2 (7.69%) VoWiFi
9 1 (3.85%) 5G
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) LabVIEW
General
1 16 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) 4G Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) 3G Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Mobile Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Network Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) NOC Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Network Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) VoLTE Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Account Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Account Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Telecoms Account Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Telecoms Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Core Network Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Implementation Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Smart Meter
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Functional Testing
2 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
2 5 (19.23%) Network Management
3 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
4 3 (11.54%) CRM
4 3 (11.54%) Network Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Product Management
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Ericsson
1 6 (23.08%) HP
2 4 (15.38%) BroadSoft
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft