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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
4G
England / South East
Rank 366 403 417
Rank change year-on-year +37 +14  
Permanent jobs citing 4G 30 53 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 1.25% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 29 38 12
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,950 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +6.38%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2955 4229 4490
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.78% 22.01% 21.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2395 3585 3434
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire +11 13 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Hampshire +35 10 £45,000 -14.28%
Surrey +36 4 £55,000 +19.56% 2
West Sussex +13 3 £62,500 +38.88%
4G
England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for 4G.

1 39 (72.22%) 3G
2 23 (42.59%) Wireless
3 21 (38.89%) Telecoms
4 20 (37.04%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (29.63%) LTE
6 15 (27.78%) Firewall
7 14 (25.93%) MPLS
8 13 (24.07%) Information Management
9 12 (22.22%) Management Information System
9 12 (22.22%) Cisco
9 12 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (22.22%) Linux
9 12 (22.22%) Data Centre
10 11 (20.37%) LAN
10 11 (20.37%) Network Design
10 11 (20.37%) Degree
11 10 (18.52%) IPsec
11 10 (18.52%) VoIP
11 10 (18.52%) WAN
11 10 (18.52%) ITIL
11 10 (18.52%) Juniper
11 10 (18.52%) SAN
11 10 (18.52%) SLA
11 10 (18.52%) OSPF
11 10 (18.52%) BGP
11 10 (18.52%) F5
11 10 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (16.67%) Change Control
12 9 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
12 9 (16.67%) Functional Testing

4G
Top Related 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 4 (7.41%) CMS
1 4 (7.41%) IIS
1 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
1 4 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
1 4 (7.41%) WordPress
2 2 (3.70%) Apache
2 2 (3.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 39 (72.22%) 3G
2 23 (42.59%) Wireless
3 20 (37.04%) Wi-Fi
4 16 (29.63%) LTE
5 15 (27.78%) Firewall
6 14 (25.93%) MPLS
7 11 (20.37%) LAN
8 10 (18.52%) BGP
8 10 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (18.52%) IPsec
8 10 (18.52%) OSPF
8 10 (18.52%) SAN
8 10 (18.52%) VoIP
8 10 (18.52%) WAN
9 9 (16.67%) 2G
9 9 (16.67%) Junos
9 9 (16.67%) SSL
9 9 (16.67%) Unified Communications
10 8 (14.81%) DHCP
10 8 (14.81%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (3.70%) JasperReports
1 2 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.85%) LabVIEW
General
1 21 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.26%) Marketing
3 3 (5.56%) Advertising
3 3 (5.56%) Electronics
4 2 (3.70%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Finance
5 1 (1.85%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) 4G Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Network Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) 3G Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Juniper Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Mobile Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Network Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) NOC Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Test Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Network Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Sales Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.41%) VoLTE Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Service Desk Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (1.85%) JavaFX
3 1 (1.85%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 12 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 9 (16.67%) PKI
3 5 (9.26%) Smart Meter
4 4 (7.41%) iPhone
4 4 (7.41%) Replication
5 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.70%) Clustering
6 2 (3.70%) Handset
7 1 (1.85%) Contactless
7 1 (1.85%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.85%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) Unix
3 7 (12.96%) Windows
4 5 (9.26%) Android
5 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
5 4 (7.41%) Mac OS
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Phone
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Information Management
2 11 (20.37%) Network Design
3 10 (18.52%) ITIL
4 9 (16.67%) Adaptive Security
4 9 (16.67%) Change Control
4 9 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 9 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 9 (16.67%) Operations Management
4 9 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
5 5 (9.26%) CRM
5 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
5 5 (9.26%) Network Management
6 4 (7.41%) Content Management
6 4 (7.41%) Performance Management
6 4 (7.41%) Project Management
6 4 (7.41%) Test Strategy
7 3 (5.56%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.70%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.56%) Java
2 3 (5.56%) SQL
3 2 (3.70%) VB
3 2 (3.70%) VB6
4 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (20.37%) Degree
3 3 (5.56%) CCNA
4 2 (3.70%) CCENT
4 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Cisco Prime
1 8 (14.81%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Cisco
2 10 (18.52%) F5
2 10 (18.52%) Juniper
3 9 (16.67%) Barracuda Networks
3 9 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 9 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 6 (11.11%) Ericsson
5 5 (9.26%) HP
6 4 (7.41%) Adobe
6 4 (7.41%) BroadSoft
7 2 (3.70%) Acronis
7 2 (3.70%) EMC
7 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.70%) VMware
8 1 (1.85%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
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