The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

4G
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 808 802 863
Rank change year-on-year -6 +61  
Permanent jobs citing 4G 66 158 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.89% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 58 125 43
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £38,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% +7.52%  

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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13658 17764 20178
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.93% 17.19% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11101 14730 15997
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

4G
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

4G
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 4G.

Salary trend for 4G in the UK

4G
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing 4G over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for 4G in the UK

4G
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
England +15 65 £47,500 -5.00% 13
London +48 29 £50,000 -4.76% 5
South East +43 28 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Berkshire +11 15 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Newbury +11 7 £42,500 -15.00%
Surrey +36 5 £58,750 +25.00%
Hertfordshire +4 5 £40,000 -23.07%
East of England -2 5 £40,000 -23.07%
Hampshire - 5 £52,500 - 1
West Sussex +11 3 £62,500 +56.25% 1
Basingstoke - 3 £52,500 - 1
City of London +30 2 £47,500 - 2
Hatfield +18 2 £40,000 -27.27%
Leeds +4 2 £41,250 -17.50%
West Yorkshire +2 2 £41,250 -17.50%
Yorkshire 0 2 £41,250 -17.50%
Gatwick -5 2 £62,500 +19.04%
Southampton - 2 £40,000 -
West Midlands +13 1 £80,000 +60.00%
Horsham +3 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Watford -18 1 £27,500 -47.11%
Maidenhead - 1 £35,000 - 1
Guildford - 1 £44,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Heathrow - 1 £42,500 -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 with a requirement for 4G.

1 111 (71.61%) 3G
2 80 (51.61%) Telecoms
3 60 (38.71%) Linux
4 42 (27.10%) C
5 37 (23.87%) Wireless
5 37 (23.87%) VMware
6 35 (22.58%) C++
6 35 (22.58%) GSM
6 35 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 34 (21.94%) VoIP
8 30 (19.35%) TCP/IP
9 29 (18.71%) Multithreading
9 29 (18.71%) Puppet
9 29 (18.71%) Opscode Chef
9 29 (18.71%) OpenFlow
9 29 (18.71%) KVM
9 29 (18.71%) Ansible
10 28 (18.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 28 (18.06%) MPLS
10 28 (18.06%) Firewall
11 27 (17.42%) Wi-Fi
12 25 (16.13%) LTE
13 23 (14.84%) Windows
14 22 (14.19%) Translating Business Requirements
15 20 (12.90%) Cisco
16 19 (12.26%) WAN
16 19 (12.26%) LAN
16 19 (12.26%) IPsec
17 18 (11.61%) Degree
17 18 (11.61%) BGP

4G
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (2.58%) CMS
1 4 (2.58%) IIS
1 4 (2.58%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.58%) SharePoint 2013
1 4 (2.58%) WordPress
2 2 (1.29%) Apache
2 2 (1.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.65%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) CSG Singleview
1 2 (1.29%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.58%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.29%) Office 365
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 111 (71.61%) 3G
2 37 (23.87%) Wireless
3 35 (22.58%) GSM
4 34 (21.94%) VoIP
5 30 (19.35%) TCP/IP
6 29 (18.71%) OpenFlow
7 28 (18.06%) Firewall
7 28 (18.06%) MPLS
8 27 (17.42%) Wi-Fi
9 25 (16.13%) LTE
10 19 (12.26%) IPsec
10 19 (12.26%) LAN
10 19 (12.26%) WAN
11 18 (11.61%) BGP
12 16 (10.32%) OSPF
13 14 (9.03%) 2G
13 14 (9.03%) VoLTE
14 13 (8.39%) DNS
14 13 (8.39%) DSL
15 12 (7.74%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.29%) BODI
1 2 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (1.29%) JasperReports
1 2 (1.29%) MySQL
1 2 (1.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.94%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.29%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.65%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 80 (51.61%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.16%) Finance
3 7 (4.52%) Banking
4 6 (3.87%) Marketing
4 6 (3.87%) Retail
5 5 (3.23%) Electronics
5 5 (3.23%) Military
6 4 (2.58%) Billing
7 3 (1.94%) Advertising
8 2 (1.29%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (18.71%) Developer
2 22 (14.19%) C++ Developer
3 18 (11.61%) Network Engineer
4 17 (10.97%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (7.74%) Analyst
5 12 (7.74%) Linux Developer
6 10 (6.45%) 4G Engineer
6 10 (6.45%) Juniper Engineer
6 10 (6.45%) Lead Developer
6 10 (6.45%) Software Engineer
7 9 (5.81%) Telecoms Developer
8 8 (5.16%) C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (5.16%) Senior C++ Developer
8 8 (5.16%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (5.16%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.16%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (4.52%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (4.52%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.52%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (4.52%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 9 (5.81%) 802.1X
3 6 (3.87%) XML
4 4 (2.58%) .NET
5 3 (1.94%) FreeSWITCH
6 1 (0.65%) JavaFX
6 1 (0.65%) JMS
6 1 (0.65%) SOAP
6 1 (0.65%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.65%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.03%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.39%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.81%) PKI
5 7 (4.52%) Smart Meter
6 5 (3.23%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.58%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.58%) iPhone
7 4 (2.58%) Replication
8 2 (1.29%) Clustering
8 2 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.29%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.29%) Machine to Machine
8 2 (1.29%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) CCTV
9 1 (0.65%) Contactless
9 1 (0.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.65%) Smart Energy
9 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 60 (38.71%) Linux
2 23 (14.84%) Windows
3 12 (7.74%) Windows Server
4 11 (7.10%) Unix
4 11 (7.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.52%) CentOS
5 7 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.87%) Android
7 5 (3.23%) Apple iOS
7 5 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.58%) Mac OS
8 4 (2.58%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.29%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.29%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.29%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.65%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.65%) Solaris
10 1 (0.65%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.71%) Multithreading
2 22 (14.19%) Translating Business Requirements
3 17 (10.97%) ITIL
4 14 (9.03%) Network Design
4 14 (9.03%) Software Engineering
5 13 (8.39%) Information Management
6 11 (7.10%) Functional Testing
7 9 (5.81%) Change Control
7 9 (5.81%) Load Balancing
7 9 (5.81%) Operations Management
7 9 (5.81%) WAN Optimisation
8 8 (5.16%) Adaptive Security
8 8 (5.16%) Network Management
9 7 (4.52%) Project Management
10 6 (3.87%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (3.87%) CRM
10 6 (3.87%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (3.87%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.87%) Incident Management
10 6 (3.87%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (27.10%) C
2 35 (22.58%) C++
3 12 (7.74%) C#
3 12 (7.74%) SQL
4 11 (7.10%) Java
5 7 (4.52%) Python
6 6 (3.87%) PHP
7 5 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.58%) Perl
8 4 (2.58%) Ruby
8 4 (2.58%) Tcl
9 2 (1.29%) VB
9 2 (1.29%) VB6
10 1 (0.65%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 18 (11.61%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (11.61%) Degree
2 8 (5.16%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.52%) CCNP
4 6 (3.87%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.94%) CCNA
7 1 (0.65%) CCENT
7 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.65%) PhD
7 1 (0.65%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.45%) SLA
2 3 (1.94%) Def Stans
2 3 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (18.71%) KVM
3 6 (3.87%) Firmware
3 6 (3.87%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.23%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.58%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (2.58%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.65%) Docker
6 1 (0.65%) Squid
Systems Management
1 29 (18.71%) Ansible
1 29 (18.71%) Opscode Chef
1 29 (18.71%) Puppet
2 7 (4.52%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (4.52%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (3.87%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.58%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (1.94%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.65%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (23.87%) VMware
2 20 (12.90%) Cisco
3 15 (9.68%) Juniper
4 13 (8.39%) HP
5 12 (7.74%) Ericsson
6 10 (6.45%) Microsoft
7 9 (5.81%) Draytek
7 9 (5.81%) F5
7 9 (5.81%) SolarWinds
8 8 (5.16%) Barracuda Networks
8 8 (5.16%) Oracle
8 8 (5.16%) Palo Alto
9 7 (4.52%) BroadSoft
10 6 (3.87%) Aerohive Networks
10 6 (3.87%) Avaya
10 6 (3.87%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.87%) Cyberoam
10 6 (3.87%) Meraki
10 6 (3.87%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.87%) SonicWALL
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