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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
4G
UK
Rank 775 813 851
Rank change year-on-year +38 +38  
Permanent jobs citing 4G 92 151 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 0.85% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 79 119 40
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year -15.00% +9.28%  

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 13612 17854 19448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.03% 17.29% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11090 14770 15481
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for 4G in the UK

4G
Top 30 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 25 March 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 +33 87 £47,500 -5.00% 7
London +65 38 £60,000 - 2
South East +56 30 £42,500 -15.00% 4
East of England +20 13 £40,000 -23.07% 1
Berkshire +9 13 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Hertfordshire +10 11 £33,750 -35.09% 1
Hampshire +31 10 £45,000 -14.28%
Watford -12 7 £27,500 -47.11% 1
Newbury +5 6 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Surrey +35 4 £55,000 +19.56% 2
Basingstoke - 4 £52,500 -
Southampton - 4 £40,000 -
West Sussex +10 3 £62,500 +56.25%
South West +7 3 £75,000 +94.80%
Gatwick - 3 £62,500 -
Hatfield +24 2 £40,000 -
North West -11 2 £22,500 -55.37%
Dorset - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £45,000 -
Gosport - 2 £45,000 -
Wembley - 2 £41,000 -
Heathrow - 2 £42,500 -
City of London +46 1 £47,500 -
West Midlands +15 1 £80,000 +60.00%
Redhill +4 1 £40,000 -13.04%
Liverpool +4 1 - -
Merseyside 0 1 - -
Manchester -17 1 £22,500 -60.86%
Cambridge - 1 £50,000 -
Peterborough - 1 £40,000 -

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 123 (74.10%) 3G
2 94 (56.63%) Telecoms
3 61 (36.75%) Linux
4 46 (27.71%) C
5 44 (26.51%) VMware
6 42 (25.30%) GSM
6 42 (25.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 40 (24.10%) C++
8 39 (23.49%) Wireless
9 35 (21.08%) Multithreading
9 35 (21.08%) Puppet
9 35 (21.08%) Opscode Chef
9 35 (21.08%) OpenFlow
9 35 (21.08%) KVM
9 35 (21.08%) Ansible
10 34 (20.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 33 (19.88%) VoIP
12 32 (19.28%) LTE
13 30 (18.07%) TCP/IP
13 30 (18.07%) Wi-Fi
14 28 (16.87%) Firewall
14 28 (16.87%) MPLS
14 28 (16.87%) Translating Business Requirements
15 24 (14.46%) Degree
16 23 (13.86%) Cisco Certification
16 23 (13.86%) Cisco
17 22 (13.25%) LAN
17 22 (13.25%) 2G
18 21 (12.65%) Windows
19 19 (11.45%) WAN

4G
Top Related 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 (2.41%) CMS
1 4 (2.41%) IIS
1 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
1 4 (2.41%) WordPress
2 2 (1.20%) Apache
2 2 (1.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (3.01%) MS Office
2 1 (0.60%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 1 (0.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) CSG Singleview
1 2 (1.20%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.01%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.20%) Office 365
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 123 (74.10%) 3G
2 42 (25.30%) GSM
3 39 (23.49%) Wireless
4 35 (21.08%) OpenFlow
5 33 (19.88%) VoIP
6 32 (19.28%) LTE
7 30 (18.07%) TCP/IP
7 30 (18.07%) Wi-Fi
8 28 (16.87%) Firewall
8 28 (16.87%) MPLS
9 22 (13.25%) 2G
9 22 (13.25%) LAN
10 19 (11.45%) WAN
11 17 (10.24%) IPsec
12 16 (9.64%) BGP
12 16 (9.64%) OSPF
13 14 (8.43%) DSL
14 12 (7.23%) DHCP
14 12 (7.23%) DNS
14 12 (7.23%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.20%) BODI
1 2 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (1.20%) JasperReports
1 2 (1.20%) MySQL
1 2 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.81%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.20%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.60%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.60%) Subversion
3 1 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 94 (56.63%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.42%) Retail
3 8 (4.82%) Finance
4 7 (4.22%) Banking
4 7 (4.22%) Marketing
5 5 (3.01%) Electronics
5 5 (3.01%) Military
6 4 (2.41%) Advertising
7 2 (1.20%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.20%) Billing
8 1 (0.60%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (20.48%) Developer
2 27 (16.27%) C++ Developer
3 18 (10.84%) Network Engineer
4 17 (10.24%) 4G Engineer
5 16 (9.64%) Senior Network Engineer
6 15 (9.04%) Linux Developer
7 14 (8.43%) 3G Engineer
7 14 (8.43%) Lead Developer
8 13 (7.83%) Telecoms Developer
9 11 (6.63%) Cisco Engineer
10 10 (6.02%) Juniper Engineer
10 10 (6.02%) Senior C++ Developer
10 10 (6.02%) Senior Developer
10 10 (6.02%) Software Engineer
11 9 (5.42%) C Developer
11 9 (5.42%) C/C++ Developer
12 8 (4.82%) C++ Software Engineer
12 8 (4.82%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 8 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (4.82%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (3.01%) 802.1X
3 4 (2.41%) .NET
3 4 (2.41%) XML
4 3 (1.81%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (0.60%) JavaFX
5 1 (0.60%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.04%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.83%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.02%) PKI
4 9 (5.42%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.01%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.01%) Smart Meter
6 4 (2.41%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.41%) iPhone
6 4 (2.41%) Replication
7 2 (1.20%) Clustering
7 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.20%) Handset
7 2 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.20%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.20%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (1.20%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) Contactless
8 1 (0.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.60%) Smart Energy
8 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 61 (36.75%) Linux
2 21 (12.65%) Windows
3 10 (6.02%) Unix
3 10 (6.02%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.61%) Android
6 5 (3.01%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.01%) CentOS
6 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.41%) Mac OS
7 4 (2.41%) Windows Phone
7 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.60%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.60%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.08%) Multithreading
2 28 (16.87%) Translating Business Requirements
3 16 (9.64%) ITIL
3 16 (9.64%) Network Design
4 14 (8.43%) Information Management
4 14 (8.43%) Software Engineering
5 10 (6.02%) Adaptive Security
5 10 (6.02%) Change Control
5 10 (6.02%) Load Balancing
5 10 (6.02%) Operations Management
5 10 (6.02%) WAN Optimisation
6 9 (5.42%) Functional Testing
6 9 (5.42%) Network Management
7 8 (4.82%) CRM
8 7 (4.22%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (4.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (4.22%) Incident Management
8 7 (4.22%) Product Management
8 7 (4.22%) Project Management
9 6 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 46 (27.71%) C
2 40 (24.10%) C++
3 11 (6.63%) C#
3 11 (6.63%) SQL
4 8 (4.82%) Java
5 6 (3.61%) PHP
5 6 (3.61%) Python
6 4 (2.41%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.20%) Perl
7 2 (1.20%) Ruby
7 2 (1.20%) Tcl
7 2 (1.20%) VB
7 2 (1.20%) VB6
8 1 (0.60%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 24 (14.46%) Degree
2 23 (13.86%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.22%) CCNA
3 7 (4.22%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.61%) CCENT
4 6 (3.61%) CCNP
5 5 (3.01%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.60%) CCIE
7 1 (0.60%) CCSP
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.60%) PhD
7 1 (0.60%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.63%) SLA
2 3 (1.81%) Def Stans
2 3 (1.81%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (25.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (21.08%) KVM
3 6 (3.61%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.01%) Firmware
4 5 (3.01%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (3.01%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.41%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 35 (21.08%) Ansible
1 35 (21.08%) Opscode Chef
1 35 (21.08%) Puppet
2 9 (5.42%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (5.42%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (3.01%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (3.01%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.60%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 44 (26.51%) VMware
2 23 (13.86%) Cisco
3 14 (8.43%) Juniper
4 11 (6.63%) F5
4 11 (6.63%) SolarWinds
5 10 (6.02%) Barracuda Networks
5 10 (6.02%) HP
5 10 (6.02%) Palo Alto
6 9 (5.42%) Ericsson
7 8 (4.82%) Draytek
8 7 (4.22%) Microsoft
8 7 (4.22%) Oracle
9 5 (3.01%) Avaya
9 5 (3.01%) BMC
9 5 (3.01%) CheckPoint
9 5 (3.01%) EMC
9 5 (3.01%) Fortinet
9 5 (3.01%) Mitel
9 5 (3.01%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.01%) SonicWALL
Watford, Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £65000 - £68000 per annum + + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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