Period
to 13 June 2021

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 13 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

4G
England > South East
6 months to
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 328 352 501
Rank change year-on-year +24 +149 +27
Permanent jobs citing 4G 70 40 21
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.47% 0.27% 0.080%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.46% 1.56% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 34 26 8
10th Percentile £33,900 £40,000 £48,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £41,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £53,750 £54,000
Median % change year-on-year -25.58% -0.46% +27.06%
75th Percentile £49,375 £60,625 £56,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £57,375
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +25.00%

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 2,026 2,559 4,278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.70% 17.10% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,519 2,050 3,364
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +0.56%
75th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £61,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

4G
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing 4G as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing 4G in the South East.

Salary trend for 4G in the South East

4G
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing 4G in the South East over the 6 months to 13 June 2021.

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 13 June 2021. 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 +14 38 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Berkshire +13 34 £45,000 +7.78% 12
Surrey +15 22 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Hampshire -26 10 £35,250 -35.91% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 3 - -
Oxfordshire +2 1 - -
4G
England

For the 6 months to 13 June 2021, 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 56 (80.00%) 3G
2 55 (78.57%) Telecoms
3 42 (60.00%) 2G
4 39 (55.71%) 5G
5 27 (38.57%) Ericsson
6 25 (35.71%) Remedy
7 24 (34.29%) QA
8 22 (31.43%) Validation
9 20 (28.57%) Degree
9 20 (28.57%) ITIL
10 18 (25.71%) Linux
10 18 (25.71%) LTE
10 18 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (25.71%) Social Skills
11 17 (24.29%) Computer Science
12 16 (22.86%) PRINCE2
13 15 (21.43%) Project Delivery
14 14 (20.00%) Critical Thinking
14 14 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
14 14 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
14 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 14 (20.00%) Quality Management
14 14 (20.00%) Change Management
14 14 (20.00%) MBCS
14 14 (20.00%) QMS
14 14 (20.00%) Data Validation
14 14 (20.00%) RNC
15 13 (18.57%) Project Management
16 12 (17.14%) LAN
16 12 (17.14%) WAN

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 (1.43%) Confluence
1 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) AWS
2 3 (4.29%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (80.00%) 3G
2 42 (60.00%) 2G
3 39 (55.71%) 5G
4 18 (25.71%) LTE
5 14 (20.00%) RNC
6 12 (17.14%) LAN
6 12 (17.14%) VoLTE
6 12 (17.14%) WAN
7 11 (15.71%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (11.43%) Wireless
9 7 (10.00%) 3GPP
10 5 (7.14%) GSM
11 4 (5.71%) Radio Access Network
11 4 (5.71%) UMTS
12 3 (4.29%) GPRS
12 3 (4.29%) SD-WAN
12 3 (4.29%) Software-Defined Networking
12 3 (4.29%) Unified Communications
12 3 (4.29%) WCDMA
12 3 (4.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 5 (7.14%) Subversion
2 2 (2.86%) Buildbot
2 2 (2.86%) GCC
2 2 (2.86%) GoogleTest
2 2 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (1.43%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (78.57%) Telecoms
2 18 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (25.71%) Social Skills
3 6 (8.57%) Military
4 3 (4.29%) Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) Support Engineer
2 14 (20.00%) Databuild Engineer
3 13 (18.57%) Project Manager
3 13 (18.57%) Telecoms Engineer
4 11 (15.71%) Voice Project Manager
5 10 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
6 9 (12.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (12.86%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 9 (12.86%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (12.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 6 (8.57%) Server Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Server Support
8 5 (7.14%) Build and Release Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Build Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Release Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Test Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (7.14%) PMI
4 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.43%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.71%) Linux
2 7 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) Validation
2 20 (28.57%) ITIL
3 17 (24.29%) Computer Science
4 16 (22.86%) PRINCE2
5 15 (21.43%) Project Delivery
6 14 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
6 14 (20.00%) Change Management
6 14 (20.00%) Critical Thinking
6 14 (20.00%) Data Validation
6 14 (20.00%) QMS
6 14 (20.00%) Quality Management
7 13 (18.57%) Project Management
8 11 (15.71%) ITIL V3
8 11 (15.71%) Workshop Facilitation
9 10 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 8 (11.43%) Software Testing
11 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (8.57%) Line Management
13 5 (7.14%) DevOps
13 5 (7.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) SQL
2 6 (8.57%) Java
2 6 (8.57%) Python
3 5 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.86%) C
4 2 (2.86%) C#
5 1 (1.43%) C++
5 1 (1.43%) Perl
5 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (28.57%) Degree
2 14 (20.00%) MBCS
3 5 (7.14%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.29%) CITP
4 3 (4.29%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (2.86%) PMP
6 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (34.29%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) COBIT
3 2 (2.86%) SLA
4 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Docker
1 3 (4.29%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) Grafana
2 5 (7.14%) Kibana
3 4 (5.71%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.43%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (38.57%) Ericsson
2 25 (35.71%) Remedy
3 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.86%) Google
4 2 (2.86%) Nokia
5 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.43%) Empirix
5 1 (1.43%) HP