5G Jobs in England

5G
UK > England

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for 5G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited 5G over the 6 months to 19 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
19 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 455 741 912
Rank change year-on-year +286 +171 -201
Permanent jobs citing 5G 430 174 245
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.50% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.56% 1.24% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 83 104 135
10th Percentile £45,000 £22,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £32,500 £56,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £44,000 £70,500
Median % change year-on-year +36.36% -37.59% +28.18%
75th Percentile £77,500 £70,188 £77,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,875 £87,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £43,000 £70,500
% change year-on-year +39.53% -39.01% +28.18%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England

5G 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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12,064 14,042 18,140
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 13.95% 15.86% 13.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8,529 7,211 10,375
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £28,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,388 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.47% -4.29% +5.00%

5G
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing 5G as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for 5G in England

5G
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing 5G in England.

Salary trend for 5G in England

5G
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing 5G in England over the 6 months to 19 May 2024.

Salary histogram for 5G in England

5G
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 5G within the England region over the 6 months to 19 May 2024. 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
Jobs
London +255 171 £75,000 -1.64% 16
South East +67 147 £55,000 +18.28% 21
South West +20 48 £61,500 -10.55% 2
East of England - 41 £65,000 - 14
West Midlands +23 13 £55,000 -21.99% 2
Midlands +10 13 £55,000 -21.99% 2
North of England -3 10 £40,000 -5.88% 8
North West - 4 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire +27 3 £27,500 -35.29% 5
North East - 3 £80,000 - 2
5G
UK

5G
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (1.86%) Confluence
2 4 (0.93%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.23%) OrCAD
2 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (0.93%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.47%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 212 (49.30%) Azure
1 212 (49.30%) Entra ID
2 10 (2.33%) GitHub
3 8 (1.86%) SaaS
4 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.47%) AWS
5 2 (0.47%) GCP
6 1 (0.23%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.23%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (0.23%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (0.23%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.23%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 247 (57.44%) Broadband
2 53 (12.33%) WAN
3 47 (10.93%) 4G
3 47 (10.93%) Wireless
4 38 (8.84%) SD-WAN
5 34 (7.91%) Firewall
5 34 (7.91%) LTE
6 27 (6.28%) Bluetooth
6 27 (6.28%) GSM
7 25 (5.81%) Wi-Fi
8 23 (5.35%) UMTS
9 22 (5.12%) ISDN
9 22 (5.12%) PSTN
10 17 (3.95%) VPN
11 16 (3.72%) DNS
12 15 (3.49%) MPLS
12 15 (3.49%) Radio Access Network
13 11 (2.56%) DHCP
14 9 (2.09%) 3GPP
14 9 (2.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.23%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 24 (5.58%) LabVIEW
2 19 (4.42%) JIRA
3 14 (3.26%) Jenkins
4 13 (3.02%) Git
5 10 (2.33%) Trac
6 4 (0.93%) GCC
7 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
General
1 271 (63.02%) Analytical Skills
2 270 (62.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 106 (24.65%) Telecoms
4 99 (23.02%) Social Skills
5 52 (12.09%) Finance
6 37 (8.60%) Marketing
7 36 (8.37%) Presentation Skills
8 24 (5.58%) Electronics
9 12 (2.79%) Law
9 12 (2.79%) Organisational Skills
10 10 (2.33%) Aerospace
11 7 (1.63%) Legal
12 6 (1.40%) Public Sector
13 4 (0.93%) Banking
14 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.47%) Retail
16 1 (0.23%) Automotive
16 1 (0.23%) Avionics
16 1 (0.23%) Back Office
16 1 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 215 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
2 210 (48.84%) Linux Specialist
3 159 (36.98%) Senior
4 127 (29.53%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 127 (29.53%) Senior Linux Specialist
4 127 (29.53%) Senior Technical Specialist
4 127 (29.53%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
5 19 (4.42%) Lead
6 17 (3.95%) RF Engineer
6 17 (3.95%) Senior Manager
7 16 (3.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (3.49%) Developer
8 15 (3.49%) GNSS Engineer
8 15 (3.49%) Hardware Engineer
9 14 (3.26%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (2.79%) Software Engineer
10 12 (2.79%) Technical Leader
11 11 (2.56%) Project Leader
11 11 (2.56%) Project Manager
11 11 (2.56%) Technical Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.40%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (0.93%) REST
3 4 (0.93%) Web Services
4 2 (0.47%) Middleware
5 1 (0.23%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 210 (48.84%) Social Media
2 22 (5.12%) Acoustics
2 22 (5.12%) Satnav
3 21 (4.88%) IoT
4 18 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (3.95%) GNSS
6 16 (3.72%) Driving Licence
7 12 (2.79%) FPGA
8 11 (2.56%) Robotics
9 10 (2.33%) Management Information System
10 9 (2.09%) ARM Cortex
10 9 (2.09%) VHDL
11 8 (1.86%) MicroBlaze
12 6 (1.40%) Device Driver
12 6 (1.40%) PCIe
13 5 (1.16%) Fibre Optics
14 4 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
15 3 (0.70%) Algorithms
15 3 (0.70%) Data Structures
15 3 (0.70%) NB-IoT
Operating Systems
1 253 (58.84%) Linux
2 210 (48.84%) Ubuntu
3 28 (6.51%) Windows
4 11 (2.56%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.86%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (1.40%) Unix
7 4 (0.93%) AIX
8 1 (0.23%) Android
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (56.74%) Cybersecurity
2 222 (51.63%) Artificial Intelligence
3 210 (48.84%) CRM
3 210 (48.84%) IT Strategy
3 210 (48.84%) Technology Strategy
4 78 (18.14%) Problem-Solving
5 61 (14.19%) Test Automation
6 50 (11.63%) Project Management
7 45 (10.47%) B2B
8 43 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 41 (9.53%) Agile
10 37 (8.60%) Data Management
11 36 (8.37%) Test Assurance
12 35 (8.14%) Knowledge Transfer
13 34 (7.91%) Project Delivery
14 32 (7.44%) Validation
15 31 (7.21%) Roadmaps
16 30 (6.98%) Collaborative Culture
16 30 (6.98%) Storytelling
16 30 (6.98%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 211 (49.07%) Bash
2 44 (10.23%) Python
3 21 (4.88%) C++
4 17 (3.95%) C
5 14 (3.26%) MATLAB
6 10 (2.33%) PowerShell
7 9 (2.09%) Perl
7 9 (2.09%) Tcl
8 8 (1.86%) VB
9 6 (1.40%) Assembly Language
10 3 (0.70%) C#
11 1 (0.23%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.23%) Ruby
11 1 (0.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (20.93%) Degree
2 44 (10.23%) Security Cleared
3 30 (6.98%) Master's Degree
3 30 (6.98%) MBA
4 22 (5.12%) SC Cleared
5 15 (3.49%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (2.09%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (1.16%) CISM
7 5 (1.16%) CISSP
8 2 (0.47%) HND
9 1 (0.23%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.65%) PMO
2 15 (3.49%) Cyber Essentials
3 9 (2.09%) COSHH
3 9 (2.09%) GDPR
3 9 (2.09%) NCSC
4 6 (1.40%) QA
5 5 (1.16%) NIST
5 5 (1.16%) SLA
6 3 (0.70%) JTAG
7 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 220 (51.16%) Active Directory
2 31 (7.21%) Hyper-V
3 21 (4.88%) Firmware
4 16 (3.72%) pfSense
4 16 (3.72%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (3.49%) Embedded Firmware
6 12 (2.79%) Docker
7 10 (2.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 210 (48.84%) Jamf Pro
1 210 (48.84%) Microsoft Intune
2 16 (3.72%) Grafana
2 16 (3.72%) ZABBIX
3 15 (3.49%) FortiGate
4 10 (2.33%) Ansible
4 10 (2.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 10 (2.33%) SCDPM
5 4 (0.93%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.23%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 221 (51.40%) Microsoft
2 210 (48.84%) CyberArk
2 210 (48.84%) Tanium
3 36 (8.37%) Virgin Media
4 17 (3.95%) Fortinet
4 17 (3.95%) Juniper
5 16 (3.72%) Cisco
5 16 (3.72%) VMware
6 15 (3.49%) Darktrace
6 15 (3.49%) HP
6 15 (3.49%) NEC
7 10 (2.33%) McAfee
7 10 (2.33%) Oracle
7 10 (2.33%) Veeam
8 9 (2.09%) Mitel
8 9 (2.09%) Ribbon
8 9 (2.09%) Xilinx
9 8 (1.86%) Altera
9 8 (1.86%) Green Hills
9 8 (1.86%) Motorola