Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

4G
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 362 265 488
Rank change year-on-year -97 +223 +30
Permanent jobs citing 4G 74 39 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.42% 0.47% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.00% 2.40% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 44 27 15
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,050 £44,100
25th Percentile £35,125 £37,500 £45,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £51,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% -1.96% +2.00%
75th Percentile £50,000 £55,625 £56,750
90th Percentile £61,000 £59,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -7.22% +2.11% +5.56%

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 2,463 1,625 4,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.08% 19.55% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,688 1,348 3,273
10th Percentile £25,750 £30,000 £25,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £33,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £72,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +14.13% -3.16%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -91 33 £45,000 -5.26% 12
Surrey - 30 £45,000 - 3
Berkshire -72 28 £45,000 -5.26% 12
Hampshire -107 11 £35,250 -34.42%
Oxfordshire - 5 - -
4G
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 53 (71.62%) Telecoms
2 51 (68.92%) 5G
3 50 (67.57%) 3G
4 34 (45.95%) 2G
5 25 (33.78%) Degree
6 23 (31.08%) QA
7 21 (28.38%) Validation
7 21 (28.38%) Ericsson
7 21 (28.38%) Linux
8 19 (25.68%) Remedy
9 18 (24.32%) Computer Science
10 17 (22.97%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (20.27%) Social Skills
11 15 (20.27%) Wireless
12 13 (17.57%) RNC
12 13 (17.57%) MBCS
12 13 (17.57%) Quality Management
12 13 (17.57%) Change Management
12 13 (17.57%) Critical Thinking
12 13 (17.57%) Analytical Thinking
12 13 (17.57%) QMS
12 13 (17.57%) Data Validation
13 12 (16.22%) LTE
13 12 (16.22%) Test Automation
14 11 (14.86%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (13.51%) ITIL
15 10 (13.51%) Python
15 10 (13.51%) Grafana
16 9 (12.16%) LAN
17 8 (10.81%) 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 (1.35%) Apache
1 1 (1.35%) Confluence
1 1 (1.35%) lighttpd
1 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) AWS
2 3 (4.05%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (68.92%) 5G
2 50 (67.57%) 3G
3 34 (45.95%) 2G
4 15 (20.27%) Wireless
5 13 (17.57%) RNC
6 12 (16.22%) LTE
7 11 (14.86%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (12.16%) LAN
9 8 (10.81%) WAN
10 7 (9.46%) 3GPP
11 6 (8.11%) VoLTE
12 5 (6.76%) MGW
13 4 (5.41%) Bluetooth
13 4 (5.41%) GSM
13 4 (5.41%) UMTS
14 3 (4.05%) GPRS
14 3 (4.05%) HSDPA
14 3 (4.05%) HSUPA
14 3 (4.05%) Radio Access Network
14 3 (4.05%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
1 5 (6.76%) Subversion
2 3 (4.05%) GCC
3 2 (2.70%) Buildbot
3 2 (2.70%) GoogleTest
3 2 (2.70%) JIRA
4 1 (1.35%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.35%) GDB
4 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (71.62%) Telecoms
2 17 (22.97%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (20.27%) Social Skills
4 5 (6.76%) Military
5 4 (5.41%) Electronics
6 1 (1.35%) Back Office
6 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (31.08%) Support Engineer
2 14 (18.92%) Telecoms Engineer
3 13 (17.57%) Databuild Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Technical Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Technical Support
4 11 (14.86%) Technical Support Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Voice Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (9.46%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.76%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 5 (6.76%) Network Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Release Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Server Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Server Support
7 5 (6.76%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Voice Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) HTML
1 6 (8.11%) JSON
2 5 (6.76%) REST
3 4 (5.41%) OpenCV
3 4 (5.41%) TensorFlow
3 4 (5.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 4 (5.41%) Unreal Engine
3 4 (5.41%) XML
4 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.35%) CSS
4 1 (1.35%) React
4 1 (1.35%) SOAP
4 1 (1.35%) STL
4 1 (1.35%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (6.76%) Algorithms
2 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.41%) Device Driver
3 4 (5.41%) Renewable Energy
3 4 (5.41%) Robotics
3 4 (5.41%) State Machine
4 1 (1.35%) IVR
4 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.38%) Linux
2 6 (8.11%) Windows
3 4 (5.41%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) Validation
2 18 (24.32%) Computer Science
3 13 (17.57%) Analytical Thinking
3 13 (17.57%) Change Management
3 13 (17.57%) Critical Thinking
3 13 (17.57%) Data Validation
3 13 (17.57%) QMS
3 13 (17.57%) Quality Management
4 12 (16.22%) Test Automation
5 10 (13.51%) ITIL
6 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
6 8 (10.81%) Software Testing
7 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (9.46%) Project Delivery
8 6 (8.11%) OO
9 5 (6.76%) DevOps
9 5 (6.76%) ITIL V3
9 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.76%) Project Management
9 5 (6.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) Python
2 6 (8.11%) C++
3 5 (6.76%) Bash Shell
3 5 (6.76%) Java
3 5 (6.76%) SQL
4 2 (2.70%) C
5 1 (1.35%) C#
5 1 (1.35%) Go
5 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.35%) Perl
5 1 (1.35%) PHP
5 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (33.78%) Degree
2 13 (17.57%) MBCS
3 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (31.08%) QA
2 3 (4.05%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Firmware
2 3 (4.05%) Docker
2 3 (4.05%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) Grafana
2 5 (6.76%) Kibana
3 4 (5.41%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.35%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (28.38%) Ericsson
2 19 (25.68%) Remedy
3 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.05%) Nokia
5 2 (2.70%) Google
6 1 (1.35%) BMC
6 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco
6 1 (1.35%) Empirix
6 1 (1.35%) HP