Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

4G
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1033 1011 1061
Rank change year-on-year -22 +50 -205
Permanent jobs citing 4G 130 196 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.077% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 0.64% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 105 147 160
England median annual salary £46,000 £65,000 £56,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.23% +14.54% +26.11%
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,650 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,550 £79,250 £76,250
UK median annual salary £45,500 £65,000 £56,750
% change year-on-year -30.00% +14.54% +26.11%

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 26531 30402 34594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.72% 17.03% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 21596 25068 28794
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for 4G in England

4G
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for 4G in England

4G
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 4G in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 0 47 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Midlands +51 26 £40,000 -33.33%
East of England +29 23 £53,500 +4.39% 1
London -49 20 £62,500 -3.85% 1
West Midlands +31 16 £45,000 -25.00%
East Midlands +35 10 £32,000 -
South West +20 9 £42,500 -39.29% 2
North of England +20 5 £28,000 - 1
North West -16 4 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £21,000 -
4G
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 England region with a requirement for 4G.

1 89 (68.46%) 3G
2 84 (64.62%) Telecoms
3 46 (35.38%) Wireless
4 43 (33.08%) Linux
4 43 (33.08%) LTE
5 41 (31.54%) C
6 29 (22.31%) Python
7 28 (21.54%) C++
7 28 (21.54%) Wi-Fi
8 22 (16.92%) Management Information System
8 22 (16.92%) Cisco
9 21 (16.15%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (15.38%) LAN
11 19 (14.62%) Ethernet
11 19 (14.62%) IPsec
11 19 (14.62%) Network Design
12 18 (13.85%) 2G
12 18 (13.85%) WAN
13 17 (13.08%) Embedded Linux
13 17 (13.08%) Degree
13 17 (13.08%) SolarWinds
14 16 (12.31%) SLA
14 16 (12.31%) ITIL
14 16 (12.31%) Firewall
14 16 (12.31%) MPLS
15 15 (11.54%) BGP
15 15 (11.54%) Java
16 14 (10.77%) DHCP
16 14 (10.77%) OSPF
16 14 (10.77%) Juniper

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 1 (0.77%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.77%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (9.23%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.38%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.77%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) Office 365
2 2 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 89 (68.46%) 3G
2 46 (35.38%) Wireless
3 43 (33.08%) LTE
4 28 (21.54%) Wi-Fi
5 20 (15.38%) LAN
6 19 (14.62%) Ethernet
6 19 (14.62%) IPsec
7 18 (13.85%) 2G
7 18 (13.85%) WAN
8 16 (12.31%) Firewall
8 16 (12.31%) MPLS
9 15 (11.54%) BGP
10 14 (10.77%) DHCP
10 14 (10.77%) Junos
10 14 (10.77%) OSPF
11 13 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (10.00%) DNS
11 13 (10.00%) IPv6
11 13 (10.00%) SSL
11 13 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.62%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.08%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.54%) Android Studio
2 2 (1.54%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 84 (64.62%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.62%) Back Office
2 6 (4.62%) Electronics
2 6 (4.62%) Finance
3 5 (3.85%) Billing
3 5 (3.85%) Law
4 3 (2.31%) Marketing
5 2 (1.54%) Advertising
6 1 (0.77%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.77%) Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (16.15%) Telecoms Manager
2 19 (14.62%) Network Engineer
3 14 (10.77%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (10.77%) Software Engineer
4 11 (8.46%) Integration Engineer
4 11 (8.46%) Product Manager
4 11 (8.46%) Test Manager
5 10 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) Python Software Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (6.92%) Test Engineer
7 7 (5.38%) Mobile Product Manager
7 7 (5.38%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.62%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (4.62%) Developer
8 6 (4.62%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) Security Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.85%) Embedded C Developer
9 5 (3.85%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.69%) Yocto
2 7 (5.38%) 802.1X
3 5 (3.85%) HTML
4 3 (2.31%) Middleware
4 3 (2.31%) SOAP
4 3 (2.31%) XMPP
5 2 (1.54%) REST
6 1 (0.77%) JMS
6 1 (0.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.92%) Management Information System
2 13 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.00%) PKI
3 11 (8.46%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (5.38%) Internet of Things
6 5 (3.85%) CCTV
7 4 (3.08%) Chip and PIN
7 4 (3.08%) Contactless
7 4 (3.08%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.08%) User Experience
8 3 (2.31%) Handset
9 2 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.54%) PMI
9 2 (1.54%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.77%) MPEG
10 1 (0.77%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 43 (33.08%) Linux
2 17 (13.08%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (6.92%) Unix
4 8 (6.15%) Android
4 8 (6.15%) Windows
4 8 (6.15%) Windows 10
5 7 (5.38%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.08%) VMS
7 3 (2.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.62%) Network Design
2 16 (12.31%) ITIL
3 14 (10.77%) Operations Management
3 14 (10.77%) Software Engineering
4 13 (10.00%) Information Management
4 13 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 11 (8.46%) Adaptive Security
5 11 (8.46%) Change Control
6 10 (7.69%) Mathematics
6 10 (7.69%) Multithreaded Programming
6 10 (7.69%) Multithreading
7 9 (6.92%) Project Management
7 9 (6.92%) WAN Optimisation
8 8 (6.15%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (6.15%) Open Source
8 8 (6.15%) Web Filtering
9 7 (5.38%) Coaching
9 7 (5.38%) Product Management
9 7 (5.38%) Service Management
10 6 (4.62%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (31.54%) C
2 29 (22.31%) Python
3 28 (21.54%) C++
4 15 (11.54%) Java
5 8 (6.15%) Perl
6 7 (5.38%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.85%) C#
8 4 (3.08%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.54%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.54%) SQL
10 1 (0.77%) Lua
10 1 (0.77%) Ruby
10 1 (0.77%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 21 (16.15%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (13.08%) Degree
3 11 (8.46%) CCNP
4 7 (5.38%) CCIE
5 6 (4.62%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.62%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.85%) CCNA
7 4 (3.08%) HND
8 2 (1.54%) PhD
8 2 (1.54%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.77%) CWNA
9 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.31%) SLA
2 7 (5.38%) PMO
3 4 (3.08%) Def Stans
4 3 (2.31%) QA
5 1 (0.77%) MISRA
5 1 (0.77%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (2.31%) Firmware
1 3 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (8.46%) Cisco Prime
1 11 (8.46%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.77%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (16.92%) Cisco
2 17 (13.08%) SolarWinds
3 14 (10.77%) Juniper
4 13 (10.00%) F5
5 11 (8.46%) Barracuda Networks
5 11 (8.46%) Palo Alto
6 8 (6.15%) Forcepoint
7 7 (5.38%) Ericsson
7 7 (5.38%) Microsoft
8 6 (4.62%) Huawei
8 6 (4.62%) NEC
8 6 (4.62%) Nokia Networks
8 6 (4.62%) Nortel
8 6 (4.62%) Tellabs
9 3 (2.31%) Aruba
9 3 (2.31%) Avaya
9 3 (2.31%) Capita
9 3 (2.31%) Google
9 3 (2.31%) Meraki
9 3 (2.31%) Sigfox