5G Jobs in the UK excluding London

5G
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for 5G skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited 5G over the 6 months to 20 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 508 609 654
Rank change year-on-year +101 +45 -73
Permanent jobs citing 5G 250 162 192
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.36% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.57% 1.46% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 67 93 107
10th Percentile £45,000 £22,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £48,750 £32,500 £53,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £42,500 £70,500
Median % change year-on-year +41.18% -39.72% +28.18%
75th Percentile £73,750 £60,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £42,500 £70,250
% change year-on-year +47.06% -39.50% +27.73%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK excluding London

5G 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 9,723 11,094 10,815
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.03% 17.75% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7,120 4,967 6,526
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £26,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% - -
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.86% -2.86% +5.00%

5G
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing 5G as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for 5G in the UK excluding London

5G
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing 5G in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for 5G in the UK excluding London

5G
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing 5G in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 April 2024.

Salary histogram for 5G in the UK excluding London

5G
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 5G within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 20 April 2024. 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
Jobs
South East +95 143 £57,500 +21.05% 24
South West +18 42 £61,500 -8.89% 10
East of England - 39 £65,000 - 15
Midlands +27 15 £55,000 - 5
West Midlands +49 14 £55,000 - 4
North of England +14 13 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Yorkshire +30 6 - -
North West - 4 £40,000 -
North East - 3 £80,000 - 2
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
5G
UK

5G
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 10 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (1.60%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.80%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 69 (27.60%) Azure
1 69 (27.60%) Entra ID
2 10 (4.00%) GitHub
3 7 (2.80%) SaaS
4 4 (1.60%) OCI
5 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) AWS
6 1 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.40%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (0.40%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (0.40%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.40%) GCP
6 1 (0.40%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 104 (41.60%) Broadband
2 44 (17.60%) Wireless
3 42 (16.80%) WAN
4 40 (16.00%) 4G
5 33 (13.20%) LTE
6 31 (12.40%) Firewall
7 30 (12.00%) SD-WAN
8 26 (10.40%) Bluetooth
9 25 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
10 23 (9.20%) GSM
10 23 (9.20%) UMTS
11 22 (8.80%) ISDN
11 22 (8.80%) PSTN
12 17 (6.80%) VPN
13 12 (4.80%) MPLS
14 10 (4.00%) DHCP
14 10 (4.00%) DNS
15 8 (3.20%) 3GPP
15 8 (3.20%) Radio Access Network
16 7 (2.80%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.40%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 28 (11.20%) LabVIEW
2 13 (5.20%) Git
2 13 (5.20%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.00%) JIRA
3 10 (4.00%) Trac
4 3 (1.20%) GCC
5 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 125 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (49.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 91 (36.40%) Telecoms
4 82 (32.80%) Social Skills
5 53 (21.20%) Finance
6 30 (12.00%) Marketing
7 26 (10.40%) Presentation Skills
8 19 (7.60%) Electronics
9 16 (6.40%) Aerospace
10 10 (4.00%) Organisational Skills
11 9 (3.60%) Legal
12 8 (3.20%) Retail
13 5 (2.00%) Public Sector
14 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.40%) Automotive
15 1 (0.40%) Avionics
15 1 (0.40%) Influencing Skills
15 1 (0.40%) Local Government
15 1 (0.40%) Military
15 1 (0.40%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 72 (28.80%) Technical Specialist
2 67 (26.80%) Linux Specialist
3 63 (25.20%) Senior
4 38 (15.20%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 38 (15.20%) Senior Linux Specialist
4 38 (15.20%) Senior Technical Specialist
4 38 (15.20%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
5 16 (6.40%) Lead
6 15 (6.00%) Hardware Engineer
7 14 (5.60%) Senior Manager
7 14 (5.60%) Systems Engineer
8 13 (5.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (5.20%) RF Engineer
9 12 (4.80%) Developer
9 12 (4.80%) Software Engineer
10 10 (4.00%) Technical Leader
10 10 (4.00%) Test Engineer
11 9 (3.60%) Project Leader
11 9 (3.60%) Technical Project Leader
12 8 (3.20%) Hardware Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.60%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (2.40%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.80%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 67 (26.80%) Social Media
2 22 (8.80%) Acoustics
2 22 (8.80%) Satnav
3 20 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (6.80%) IoT
5 16 (6.40%) GNSS
6 12 (4.80%) Driving Licence
7 10 (4.00%) FPGA
8 9 (3.60%) ARM Cortex
8 9 (3.60%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.60%) Robotics
9 7 (2.80%) VHDL
10 6 (2.40%) Device Driver
10 6 (2.40%) MicroBlaze
10 6 (2.40%) PCIe
11 4 (1.60%) Fibre Optics
12 3 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.80%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.80%) NB-IoT
Operating Systems
1 104 (41.60%) Linux
2 67 (26.80%) Ubuntu
3 26 (10.40%) Windows
4 11 (4.40%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.80%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (2.40%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (37.20%) Cybersecurity
2 68 (27.20%) Problem-Solving
3 67 (26.80%) Artificial Intelligence
3 67 (26.80%) CRM
3 67 (26.80%) IT Strategy
3 67 (26.80%) Technology Strategy
4 54 (21.60%) Test Automation
5 39 (15.60%) Project Management
6 38 (15.20%) B2B
7 35 (14.00%) Collaborative Culture
8 34 (13.60%) Data Management
8 34 (13.60%) Mentoring
9 32 (12.80%) Agile
10 31 (12.40%) Knowledge Transfer
10 31 (12.40%) Validation
11 30 (12.00%) Test Assurance
12 27 (10.80%) Matrix Organization
12 27 (10.80%) Roadmaps
12 27 (10.80%) Storytelling
12 27 (10.80%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 69 (27.60%) Bash
2 48 (19.20%) Python
3 16 (6.40%) C++
3 16 (6.40%) MATLAB
4 15 (6.00%) C
5 10 (4.00%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.20%) Perl
7 7 (2.80%) Tcl
8 6 (2.40%) VB
9 5 (2.00%) Assembly Language
10 2 (0.80%) C#
11 1 (0.40%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.40%) Ruby
11 1 (0.40%) SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (34.00%) Degree
2 40 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 27 (10.80%) Master's Degree
3 27 (10.80%) MBA
4 22 (8.80%) SC Cleared
5 15 (6.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (3.60%) CTC Cleared
7 6 (2.40%) HND
8 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.80%) Cyber Essentials
2 11 (4.40%) PMO
3 9 (3.60%) COSHH
3 9 (3.60%) GDPR
4 5 (2.00%) QA
5 4 (1.60%) NCSC
6 3 (1.20%) JTAG
7 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 77 (30.80%) Active Directory
2 28 (11.20%) Hyper-V
3 16 (6.40%) pfSense
3 16 (6.40%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (4.80%) Embedded Firmware
4 12 (4.80%) Firmware
5 11 (4.40%) Docker
6 10 (4.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 67 (26.80%) Jamf Pro
1 67 (26.80%) Microsoft Intune
2 16 (6.40%) Grafana
2 16 (6.40%) ZABBIX
3 12 (4.80%) FortiGate
4 10 (4.00%) Ansible
4 10 (4.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 10 (4.00%) SCDPM
5 3 (1.20%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.40%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 82 (32.80%) Microsoft
2 67 (26.80%) CyberArk
2 67 (26.80%) Tanium
3 36 (14.40%) Virgin Media
4 17 (6.80%) Fortinet
4 17 (6.80%) Juniper
5 16 (6.40%) VMware
6 13 (5.20%) Cisco
7 12 (4.80%) Darktrace
7 12 (4.80%) HP
7 12 (4.80%) NEC
8 10 (4.00%) McAfee
8 10 (4.00%) Oracle
8 10 (4.00%) Veeam
9 9 (3.60%) Mitel
9 9 (3.60%) Ribbon
10 7 (2.80%) Xilinx
11 6 (2.40%) Altera
11 6 (2.40%) Green Hills
11 6 (2.40%) Motorola