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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

4G
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 351 374 423
Rank change year-on-year +23 +49  
Permanent jobs citing 4G 36 68 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.37% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.31% 1.86% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 28 48 24
Median salary £45,000 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,450 £38,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,800 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  

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 2739 3660 4547
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.92% 20.08% 21.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2194 2982 3548
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +5 19 £45,000 -6.25%
Surrey +35 13 £70,000 +48.93%
West Sussex 0 2 £52,500 -
Hampshire +12 1 £43,500 -1.13% 3
Buckinghamshire -6 1 - -
4G
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 43 (65.15%) 3G
2 29 (43.94%) Wi-Fi
3 28 (42.42%) Wireless
4 27 (40.91%) Telecoms
5 25 (37.88%) Linux
6 24 (36.36%) LTE
7 20 (30.30%) MPLS
8 19 (28.79%) Management Information System
9 17 (25.76%) Firewall
10 16 (24.24%) Cisco
11 15 (22.73%) LAN
11 15 (22.73%) WAN
11 15 (22.73%) OSPF
11 15 (22.73%) BGP
11 15 (22.73%) Information Management
12 14 (21.21%) Network Design
12 14 (21.21%) Degree
12 14 (21.21%) IPsec
12 14 (21.21%) C
13 13 (19.70%) SLA
13 13 (19.70%) Operations Management
13 13 (19.70%) SolarWinds
13 13 (19.70%) Change Control
14 12 (18.18%) 802.1X
14 12 (18.18%) SSL
14 12 (18.18%) Unix
14 12 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (18.18%) Juniper
15 11 (16.67%) Ericsson
15 11 (16.67%) C++

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 4 (6.06%) CMS
1 4 (6.06%) IIS
1 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
1 4 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
1 4 (6.06%) WordPress
2 2 (3.03%) Apache
2 2 (3.03%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 43 (65.15%) 3G
2 29 (43.94%) Wi-Fi
3 28 (42.42%) Wireless
4 24 (36.36%) LTE
5 20 (30.30%) MPLS
6 17 (25.76%) Firewall
7 15 (22.73%) BGP
7 15 (22.73%) LAN
7 15 (22.73%) OSPF
7 15 (22.73%) WAN
8 14 (21.21%) IPsec
9 12 (18.18%) SSL
10 11 (16.67%) IPv6
10 11 (16.67%) Unified Communications
11 10 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (15.15%) SAN
12 9 (13.64%) DNS
12 9 (13.64%) Junos
12 9 (13.64%) VoLTE
13 8 (12.12%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) MS Access
2 2 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.03%) JasperReports
2 2 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.52%) LabVIEW
General
1 27 (40.91%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.09%) Marketing
3 4 (6.06%) Back Office
4 2 (3.03%) Advertising
4 2 (3.03%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.03%) Billing
4 2 (3.03%) Electronics
5 1 (1.52%) Finance
5 1 (1.52%) Law
5 1 (1.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Network Engineer
1 14 (21.21%) Senior Network Engineer
2 9 (13.64%) Developer
2 9 (13.64%) Juniper Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) Mobile Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Network Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) Test Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) 4G Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) C++ Developer
6 5 (7.58%) C Developer
6 5 (7.58%) C++ Software Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Embedded C Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Embedded C++ Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Embedded Software Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Linux Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.18%) 802.1X
2 5 (7.58%) HTML
3 3 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (1.52%) CSS
4 1 (1.52%) JavaFX
4 1 (1.52%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.52%) Swing
4 1 (1.52%) WAP
4 1 (1.52%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.79%) Management Information System
2 11 (16.67%) PKI
3 10 (15.15%) Data Centre
4 8 (12.12%) Smart Meter
5 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
6 4 (6.06%) iPhone
6 4 (6.06%) Replication
7 2 (3.03%) Clustering
7 2 (3.03%) Internet of Things
7 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.03%) User Experience
8 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.52%) Contactless
8 1 (1.52%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.88%) Linux
2 12 (18.18%) Unix
3 5 (7.58%) Android
3 5 (7.58%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (7.58%) Windows
3 5 (7.58%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.06%) Mac OS
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.52%) CentOS
5 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) Information Management
2 14 (21.21%) Network Design
3 13 (19.70%) Change Control
3 13 (19.70%) Operations Management
4 11 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 11 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 11 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
5 9 (13.64%) ITIL
6 8 (12.12%) Adaptive Security
7 6 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.58%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (7.58%) Mathematics
8 5 (7.58%) Project Management
8 5 (7.58%) Test Strategy
8 5 (7.58%) Web Filtering
9 4 (6.06%) Content Management
9 4 (6.06%) Logistics
9 4 (6.06%) Process Improvement
9 4 (6.06%) QMS
9 4 (6.06%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.21%) C
2 11 (16.67%) C++
3 9 (13.64%) Java
4 5 (7.58%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.58%) Perl
4 5 (7.58%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.58%) Python
5 2 (3.03%) SQL
5 2 (3.03%) VB
5 2 (3.03%) VB6
6 1 (1.52%) C#
6 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) Degree
2 12 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.03%) CCIE
3 2 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) CCIP
4 1 (1.52%) CCNA
4 1 (1.52%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.70%) SLA
2 4 (6.06%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.52%) Firmware
3 1 (1.52%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) Cisco Prime
1 7 (10.61%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.52%) Cacti
2 1 (1.52%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.52%) OpenView
2 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Cisco
2 13 (19.70%) SolarWinds
3 12 (18.18%) Juniper
4 11 (16.67%) Ericsson
5 10 (15.15%) F5
6 9 (13.64%) HP
7 8 (12.12%) Barracuda Networks
7 8 (12.12%) Palo Alto
8 5 (7.58%) Forcepoint
9 4 (6.06%) Adobe
9 4 (6.06%) BroadSoft
9 4 (6.06%) Huawei
9 4 (6.06%) NEC
9 4 (6.06%) Nokia Networks
9 4 (6.06%) Nortel
9 4 (6.06%) Tellabs
10 2 (3.03%) Acronis
10 2 (3.03%) EMC
10 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (3.03%) VMware