Period
to 14 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for 4G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited 4G over the 6 months to 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

4G
UK > England
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 719 952 1062
Rank change year-on-year +233 +110 -14
Permanent jobs citing 4G 85 126 118
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.093% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 0.59% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 56 69 87
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% -10.53%
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,400 £26,400
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -15.79%

4G is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 10,621 21,378 25,254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.26% 15.84% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8,377 16,190 20,129
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,972 £46,500
% change year-on-year +8.76% -1.14% +3.33%

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing 4G as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for 4G in England

4G
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing 4G in England.

Salary trend for 4G in England

4G
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing 4G in England over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Salary histogram for 4G in England

4G
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the England region over the 6 months to 14 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +172 36 £55,000 +1.85% 11
North of England +150 15 £35,000 -22.22% 4
London +183 11 £46,250 +2.78% 3
East of England +71 11 £53,750 +2.38% 3
North East - 7 £35,000 -
Midlands +102 6 £48,500 +22.78% 2
South West +86 6 £27,500 -45.00% 3
West Midlands +92 5 £48,500 +10.23%
North West - 5 £72,500 - 1
Yorkshire +93 3 £29,000 -35.56% 3
East Midlands +66 1 £45,000 +45.16% 2
4G
UK

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, IT jobs citing 4G also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for 4G.

1 56 (65.88%) 3G
2 42 (49.41%) 5G
3 34 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 33 (38.82%) Wireless
5 29 (34.12%) 2G
6 28 (32.94%) LTE
7 23 (27.06%) Degree
8 22 (25.88%) Linux
9 20 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
10 17 (20.00%) C
11 13 (15.29%) C++
11 13 (15.29%) SLA
12 12 (14.12%) Embedded C
12 12 (14.12%) Huawei
13 11 (12.94%) Requirements Analysis
13 11 (12.94%) GSM
13 11 (12.94%) ITIL
13 11 (12.94%) Unix
13 11 (12.94%) MPLS
14 10 (11.76%) Configuration Management
14 10 (11.76%) Validation
14 10 (11.76%) Ericsson
14 10 (11.76%) Wireshark
15 9 (10.59%) Mathematics
15 9 (10.59%) Computer Science
15 9 (10.59%) AWS
15 9 (10.59%) Radio Access Network
15 9 (10.59%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (10.59%) WAN
15 9 (10.59%) Ethernet

4G
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.35%) Apache Spark
1 2 (2.35%) Confluence
1 2 (2.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.59%) AWS
2 6 (7.06%) GCP
3 3 (3.53%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 56 (65.88%) 3G
2 42 (49.41%) 5G
3 33 (38.82%) Wireless
4 29 (34.12%) 2G
5 28 (32.94%) LTE
6 20 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (12.94%) GSM
7 11 (12.94%) MPLS
8 10 (11.76%) Wireshark
9 9 (10.59%) Ethernet
9 9 (10.59%) Internet
9 9 (10.59%) Radio Access Network
9 9 (10.59%) TCP/IP
9 9 (10.59%) WAN
10 8 (9.41%) BGP
10 8 (9.41%) SSL
11 7 (8.24%) Firewall
11 7 (8.24%) LAN
11 7 (8.24%) SNMP
12 6 (7.06%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) MS Access
2 3 (3.53%) MySQL
3 2 (2.35%) Big Data
3 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.53%) JIRA
3 2 (2.35%) Subversion
General
1 34 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.06%) Electronics
3 5 (5.88%) Aerospace
4 4 (4.71%) Military
5 3 (3.53%) Automotive
5 3 (3.53%) Finance
6 2 (2.35%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.18%) Advertising
7 1 (1.18%) Billing
7 1 (1.18%) Law
7 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (15.29%) Network Engineer
2 12 (14.12%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (10.59%) Design Engineer
3 9 (10.59%) Software Engineer
4 6 (7.06%) Architect
4 6 (7.06%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 6 (7.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (7.06%) Firmware Engineer
4 6 (7.06%) Radio Engineer
4 6 (7.06%) Smart Energy Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) RF Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Service Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.71%) Service Manager
6 4 (4.71%) Team Leader
6 4 (4.71%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.53%) Middleware
2 3 (3.53%) ODBC
2 3 (3.53%) SOAP
2 3 (3.53%) XML
3 2 (2.35%) HTML
4 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Internet of Things
2 8 (9.41%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.41%) PKI
3 6 (7.06%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.06%) Smart Energy
3 6 (7.06%) Smart Meter
4 5 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.53%) Device Driver
5 3 (3.53%) iPad
5 3 (3.53%) iPhone
5 3 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.35%) NHS
6 2 (2.35%) VHDL
7 1 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.18%) PMI
7 1 (1.18%) User Experience
7 1 (1.18%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.88%) Linux
2 11 (12.94%) Unix
3 4 (4.71%) Solaris
4 3 (3.53%) Android
4 3 (3.53%) Windows
4 3 (3.53%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.35%) CentOS
5 2 (2.35%) FreeRTOS
5 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.94%) ITIL
1 11 (12.94%) Requirements Analysis
2 10 (11.76%) Configuration Management
2 10 (11.76%) Validation
3 9 (10.59%) Computer Science
3 9 (10.59%) Mathematics
3 9 (10.59%) Mentoring
4 8 (9.41%) Project Delivery
4 8 (9.41%) Software Engineering
5 7 (8.24%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (8.24%) Embedded Software Development
5 7 (8.24%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (8.24%) Network Design
6 6 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.06%) Information Management
6 6 (7.06%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (7.06%) Secure Coding
6 6 (7.06%) Static Code Analysis
6 6 (7.06%) Supplier Management
6 6 (7.06%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.00%) C
2 13 (15.29%) C++
3 12 (14.12%) Embedded C
4 6 (7.06%) Python
5 5 (5.88%) Embedded C++
6 4 (4.71%) SQL
7 3 (3.53%) VB
7 3 (3.53%) VBA
8 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.35%) Java
8 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.18%) C#
9 1 (1.18%) Perl
9 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (27.06%) Degree
2 9 (10.59%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.53%) HNC
4 3 (3.53%) HND
4 3 (3.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.35%) CCNP
5 2 (2.35%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.18%) CCNA
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.29%) SLA
2 6 (7.06%) MISRA
3 1 (1.18%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Firmware
2 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) HP ALM
2 5 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (14.12%) Huawei
2 10 (11.76%) Ericsson
3 7 (8.24%) Cisco
4 6 (7.06%) Google
4 6 (7.06%) HP
4 6 (7.06%) Juniper
4 6 (7.06%) SolarWinds
5 5 (5.88%) Barracuda Networks
5 5 (5.88%) F5
5 5 (5.88%) Forcepoint
5 5 (5.88%) Palo Alto
6 4 (4.71%) Mapinfo
6 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.71%) Nokia
6 4 (4.71%) Nokia Networks
6 4 (4.71%) VMware
7 3 (3.53%) Cadence
7 3 (3.53%) McAfee
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle
7 3 (3.53%) Sophos