Period
to 21 June 2018

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 6 months to 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

4G
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1085 1044 1014
Rank change year-on-year -41 -30 +59
Permanent jobs citing 4G 111 151 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.088% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.55% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 78 127 237
UK median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,175 £32,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £72,500 £73,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00% +11.11%

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26,177 27,595 34,014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.17% 15.99% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20,814 22,483 28,209
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - -
10th Percentile £25,913 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

4G
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing 4G as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Salary histogram for 4G in the UK

4G
Top 12 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 6 months to 21 June 2018. 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
England -28 108 £40,000 -15.79% 20
UK excluding London -25 76 £40,000 -11.11% 18
London -21 32 £41,250 -31.25% 4
South East -33 30 £42,500 -5.56% 3
South West +6 20 £45,000 +5.88% 9
East of England -3 11 £33,750 -6.90%
Midlands +22 9 £40,000 -5.88% 2
West Midlands +18 8 £40,000 -50.00% 1
North of England +19 6 £27,250 +14.74% 2
Yorkshire +18 4 £34,250 +37.00% 1
North West +2 2 £27,250 +21.11% 1
East Midlands +3 1 £42,500 +29.77% 1

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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 with a requirement for 4G.

1 61 (54.95%) 3G
2 48 (43.24%) Microsoft
3 42 (37.84%) Microsoft Office
4 35 (31.53%) Telecoms
5 28 (25.23%) Active Directory
5 28 (25.23%) Wi-Fi
6 27 (24.32%) Windows
7 26 (23.42%) ITIL
7 26 (23.42%) Office 365
8 23 (20.72%) Blackberry
9 22 (19.82%) VoIP
9 22 (19.82%) Microsoft Excel
9 22 (19.82%) 2G
9 22 (19.82%) LTE
10 21 (18.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 20 (18.02%) SCCM
11 20 (18.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 19 (17.12%) VMware
13 18 (16.22%) Service Delivery
14 17 (15.32%) GSM
14 17 (15.32%) Linux
15 16 (14.41%) C
15 16 (14.41%) SLA
15 16 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (13.51%) Windows 7
16 15 (13.51%) MS Exchange
16 15 (13.51%) Degree
17 14 (12.61%) Java
17 14 (12.61%) Microsoft Azure
18 13 (11.71%) Python

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 20 (18.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 15 (13.51%) MS Exchange
3 12 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (5.41%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.60%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.90%) CMS
6 1 (0.90%) nginx
Applications
1 42 (37.84%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (19.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (18.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.70%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.90%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) CSG Singleview
1 2 (1.80%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 26 (23.42%) Office 365
2 14 (12.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.41%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.80%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 61 (54.95%) 3G
2 28 (25.23%) Wi-Fi
3 22 (19.82%) 2G
3 22 (19.82%) LTE
3 22 (19.82%) VoIP
4 17 (15.32%) GSM
5 12 (10.81%) Wireless
6 11 (9.91%) Bluetooth
7 10 (9.01%) Ethernet
7 10 (9.01%) Radio Access Network
7 10 (9.01%) Skype
8 8 (7.21%) ADSL
8 8 (7.21%) MPLS
8 8 (7.21%) VPN
9 7 (6.31%) GPRS
9 7 (6.31%) TETRA
10 6 (5.41%) TCP/IP
11 5 (4.50%) 5G
11 5 (4.50%) WAN
11 5 (4.50%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
1 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
1 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.90%) Vagrant
General
1 35 (31.53%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.11%) Marketing
3 8 (7.21%) Law
4 7 (6.31%) Billing
5 6 (5.41%) Electronics
6 5 (4.50%) Legal
6 5 (4.50%) Retail
7 3 (2.70%) Finance
8 2 (1.80%) Local Government
8 2 (1.80%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (10.81%) SCCM Specialist
1 12 (10.81%) Software Engineer
1 12 (10.81%) Technical Specialist
2 9 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (8.11%) Analyst
2 9 (8.11%) Hardware Engineer
2 9 (8.11%) Network Engineer
2 9 (8.11%) Support Engineer
3 7 (6.31%) Developer
3 7 (6.31%) IT Engineer
3 7 (6.31%) Radio Engineer
3 7 (6.31%) Support Analyst
3 7 (6.31%) Test Engineer
4 6 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 6 (5.41%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (4.50%) Field Engineer
5 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (3.60%) Administrator
6 4 (3.60%) Development Specialist
6 4 (3.60%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.31%) HTML
1 7 (6.31%) Web Services
2 6 (5.41%) CSS
2 6 (5.41%) HTML5
3 4 (3.60%) SAP PI
3 4 (3.60%) SAP XI
4 2 (1.80%) .NET
4 2 (1.80%) .NET Core
4 2 (1.80%) Ajax
4 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (1.80%) JMS
4 2 (1.80%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (1.80%) RSS
4 2 (1.80%) SOAP
4 2 (1.80%) Software Packaging
4 2 (1.80%) XML
5 1 (0.90%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.90%) iOS SDK
5 1 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.72%) Blackberry
2 8 (7.21%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (5.41%) iPhone
4 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.60%) Augmented Reality
5 4 (3.60%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.70%) Derivative
6 3 (2.70%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.80%) IVR
7 2 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.90%) Handset
8 1 (0.90%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.32%) Windows
2 17 (15.32%) Linux
3 15 (13.51%) Windows 7
4 9 (8.11%) Android
5 6 (5.41%) Windows Server
5 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.50%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.60%) Unix
8 3 (2.70%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.80%) Solaris
10 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.42%) ITIL
2 18 (16.22%) Service Delivery
3 12 (10.81%) Security Patching
4 11 (9.91%) Software Engineering
4 11 (9.91%) Unit Testing
5 10 (9.01%) Problem Management
6 8 (7.21%) CRM
7 7 (6.31%) Embedded Software Development
7 7 (6.31%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (5.41%) Document Management
8 6 (5.41%) Email Management
8 6 (5.41%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (5.41%) Test Scripting
9 5 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.50%) IC Design
9 5 (4.50%) OpenUP
9 5 (4.50%) Power Management
9 5 (4.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (4.50%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (3.60%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.41%) C
2 14 (12.61%) Java
3 13 (11.71%) Python
4 11 (9.91%) SQL
5 9 (8.11%) C++
6 7 (6.31%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.41%) C#
8 4 (3.60%) Perl
8 4 (3.60%) Ruby
9 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.70%) Tcl
10 2 (1.80%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.90%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.90%) PHP
11 1 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (13.51%) Degree
2 8 (7.21%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.60%) HNC
3 4 (3.60%) HND
3 4 (3.60%) MCSA
3 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.80%) CCNA
5 2 (1.80%) CCNP
6 1 (0.90%) ISEB
6 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.90%) MCSE
6 1 (0.90%) MOS
6 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.41%) SLA
2 3 (2.70%) GDPR
3 2 (1.80%) QA
System Software
1 28 (25.23%) Active Directory
2 16 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.50%) Firmware
3 5 (4.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.80%) Squid
4 2 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.80%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (18.02%) SCCM
2 12 (10.81%) WSUS
3 3 (2.70%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (1.80%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.80%) Netcool
4 2 (1.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.90%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.90%) Cacti
5 1 (0.90%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.90%) Nagios
5 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.90%) Puppet
5 1 (0.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 48 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.12%) VMware
3 9 (8.11%) Capita
4 7 (6.31%) Cisco
4 7 (6.31%) Citrix
4 7 (6.31%) MobileIron
5 6 (5.41%) Ericsson
5 6 (5.41%) iManage
5 6 (5.41%) Juniper
5 6 (5.41%) ServiceNow
6 5 (4.50%) Nokia
6 5 (4.50%) Oracle
7 4 (3.60%) Avaya
7 4 (3.60%) Mitel
7 4 (3.60%) SAP
7 4 (3.60%) Splunk
8 3 (2.70%) McAfee
9 2 (1.80%) Apple
9 2 (1.80%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.80%) Red Hat