Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

4G
England > South East
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 523 492 497
Rank change year-on-year -31 +5 +26
Permanent jobs citing 4G 24 54 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.081% 0.19% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 1.03% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 18 42 105
South East median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £30,325 £39,275 £31,950
90th Percentile £95,000 £73,750 £94,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -13.64% +9.45%

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4,698 5,252 7,500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.91% 18.10% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,714 4,199 6,109
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49% +4.71%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £25,450
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing 4G as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for 4G in the South East

4G
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for 4G in the South East

4G
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 4G in the South East over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for 4G in the South East

4G
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. 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
Thames Valley -6 8 £45,000 - 10
Berkshire -27 7 £47,500 +5.56% 9
Surrey +1 5 £90,000 +28.57% 5
Hampshire -12 5 £50,000 +14.94%
West Sussex +7 4 £45,000 -36.84% 1
Kent - 3 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +17 1 £20,000 - 1
4G
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for 4G.

1 14 (58.33%) 3G
2 9 (37.50%) LTE
3 8 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (29.17%) Ethernet
5 6 (25.00%) C
5 6 (25.00%) Electronics
5 6 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 5 (20.83%) ZigBee
6 5 (20.83%) Wireless
6 5 (20.83%) IC Design
6 5 (20.83%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (20.83%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (20.83%) Linux
6 5 (20.83%) GPRS
6 5 (20.83%) GSM
6 5 (20.83%) Bluetooth
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.83%) Firmware
6 5 (20.83%) 2G
6 5 (20.83%) Power Management
7 4 (16.67%) 5G
7 4 (16.67%) Windows
8 3 (12.50%) WAN
8 3 (12.50%) LAN
8 3 (12.50%) OO
8 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 3 (12.50%) HTML
8 3 (12.50%) Finance
8 3 (12.50%) Aerospace
8 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing

4G
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) 3G
2 9 (37.50%) LTE
3 8 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (29.17%) Ethernet
5 5 (20.83%) 2G
5 5 (20.83%) Bluetooth
5 5 (20.83%) GPRS
5 5 (20.83%) GSM
5 5 (20.83%) Wireless
5 5 (20.83%) ZigBee
6 4 (16.67%) 5G
7 3 (12.50%) Firewall
7 3 (12.50%) LAN
7 3 (12.50%) MPLS
7 3 (12.50%) WAN
8 2 (8.33%) Broadband
8 2 (8.33%) Intranet
8 2 (8.33%) IPv6
9 1 (4.17%) Internet
9 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Appium
1 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.17%) Selendroid
General
1 6 (25.00%) Electronics
2 3 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (12.50%) Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) Multimedia
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Hardware Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) 4G Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Architect
2 3 (12.50%) Developer
2 3 (12.50%) LTE Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Network Architect
2 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Field Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Field Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) QA Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) .NET Core
2 2 (8.33%) Ajax
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
2 2 (8.33%) HTML5
2 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (8.33%) iPhone
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Handset
2 1 (4.17%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Embedded Linux
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (4.17%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) IC Design
2 5 (20.83%) Power Management
2 5 (20.83%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (12.50%) OO
3 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 3 (12.50%) Validation
4 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile First
4 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (8.33%) MVC
4 2 (8.33%) Network Management
4 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Availability Management
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) C
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) GDPR
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Firmware
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Netcool
1 1 (4.17%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Avaya
2 1 (4.17%) BMC
2 1 (4.17%) Ericsson
2 1 (4.17%) McAfee
2 1 (4.17%) Mitel
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.17%) VMware