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

4G
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 813 812 852
Rank change year-on-year -1 +40  
Permanent jobs citing 4G 59 112 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.68% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 48 79 63
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,450 £65,000 £77,500
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 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 14205 16463 19293
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.13% 16.96% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11559 13682 15731
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for 4G in the UK

4G
Top 29 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 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
England -4 56 £45,000 -10.00% 7
South East +23 36 £45,000 -6.25% 3
Berkshire +5 19 £45,000 -6.25%
Surrey +35 13 £70,000 +48.93%
Slough +9 13 £45,000 +18.42%
London +9 9 £50,000 +50.37% 3
South West -4 4 £42,500 -22.72%
Redhill -10 4 £70,000 +48.93%
Dorset - 4 £42,500 -
Yorkshire +14 3 £25,000 -50.00%
West Yorkshire +14 3 £25,000 -50.00%
Newbury -9 3 £50,000 -2.43%
Leeds +3 2 £41,250 -17.50%
East of England 0 2 £32,500 -40.90% 1
West Sussex 0 2 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire -10 2 £32,500 -40.90%
East Midlands - 2 £32,750 -
City of London +30 1 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Hampshire +12 1 £43,500 -1.13% 3
Reading +11 1 £85,000 +38.77%
Gatwick +3 1 £70,000 +33.33%
Buckinghamshire -6 1 - -
Horsham -8 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Bradford - 1 £21,000 -
Derby - 1 £42,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 £43,500 - 2
Guildford - 1 £44,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £42,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £23,000 -

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 with a requirement for 4G.

1 100 (66.23%) 3G
2 70 (46.36%) Telecoms
3 56 (37.09%) Linux
4 41 (27.15%) Wireless
4 41 (27.15%) LTE
5 40 (26.49%) C
6 33 (21.85%) Wi-Fi
7 32 (21.19%) Cisco
8 30 (19.87%) MPLS
9 29 (19.21%) VoIP
10 28 (18.54%) C++
10 28 (18.54%) Firewall
10 28 (18.54%) Degree
11 27 (17.88%) IPsec
12 26 (17.22%) Cisco Certification
13 25 (16.56%) BGP
14 22 (14.57%) TCP/IP
14 22 (14.57%) GSM
15 21 (13.91%) LAN
15 21 (13.91%) WAN
15 21 (13.91%) OSPF
16 20 (13.25%) Management Information System
17 19 (12.58%) VMware
17 19 (12.58%) Windows
18 18 (11.92%) Juniper
19 17 (11.26%) IPv6
20 16 (10.60%) Unix
20 16 (10.60%) Java
20 16 (10.60%) Network Design
20 16 (10.60%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (2.65%) CMS
1 4 (2.65%) IIS
1 4 (2.65%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
1 4 (2.65%) WordPress
2 2 (1.32%) Apache
2 2 (1.32%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (7.95%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.66%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.99%) Office 365
2 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 100 (66.23%) 3G
2 41 (27.15%) LTE
2 41 (27.15%) Wireless
3 33 (21.85%) Wi-Fi
4 30 (19.87%) MPLS
5 29 (19.21%) VoIP
6 28 (18.54%) Firewall
7 27 (17.88%) IPsec
8 25 (16.56%) BGP
9 22 (14.57%) GSM
9 22 (14.57%) TCP/IP
10 21 (13.91%) LAN
10 21 (13.91%) OSPF
10 21 (13.91%) WAN
11 17 (11.26%) IPv6
12 16 (10.60%) VoLTE
13 15 (9.93%) DNS
14 14 (9.27%) DHCP
14 14 (9.27%) OpenFlow
15 13 (8.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.65%) MS Access
2 2 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.32%) JasperReports
2 2 (1.32%) MySQL
2 2 (1.32%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.97%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (1.99%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.66%) JIRA
4 1 (0.66%) LabVIEW
General
1 70 (46.36%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.96%) Marketing
3 5 (3.31%) Billing
3 5 (3.31%) Finance
4 4 (2.65%) Back Office
4 4 (2.65%) Military
5 3 (1.99%) Advertising
5 3 (1.99%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.99%) Banking
5 3 (1.99%) Electronics
6 1 (0.66%) Law
6 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (15.89%) Network Engineer
2 21 (13.91%) Senior Network Engineer
3 19 (12.58%) Developer
4 14 (9.27%) C++ Developer
5 12 (7.95%) Analyst
6 11 (7.28%) Juniper Engineer
7 10 (6.62%) Linux Developer
8 8 (5.30%) Cisco Engineer
8 8 (5.30%) Product Manager
8 8 (5.30%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) 4G Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) Mobile Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) Network Analyst
9 7 (4.64%) Software Developer
9 7 (4.64%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) Telecoms Manager
9 7 (4.64%) Test Analyst
10 6 (3.97%) Senior Network Support
10 6 (3.97%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.93%) 802.1X
2 14 (9.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (3.97%) XML
4 5 (3.31%) HTML
5 3 (1.99%) FreeSWITCH
6 2 (1.32%) JMS
6 2 (1.32%) SOAP
7 1 (0.66%) .NET
7 1 (0.66%) CSS
7 1 (0.66%) JavaFX
7 1 (0.66%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.66%) Swing
7 1 (0.66%) WAP
7 1 (0.66%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.25%) Management Information System
2 14 (9.27%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.27%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.28%) PKI
4 8 (5.30%) Smart Meter
5 7 (4.64%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.65%) iPhone
6 4 (2.65%) Replication
7 3 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.99%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.32%) Clustering
8 2 (1.32%) User Experience
9 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.66%) CCTV
9 1 (0.66%) Contactless
9 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.66%) Smart City
9 1 (0.66%) Smart Energy
9 1 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 56 (37.09%) Linux
2 19 (12.58%) Windows
3 16 (10.60%) Unix
4 13 (8.61%) Windows Server
5 11 (7.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.64%) Android
6 7 (4.64%) CentOS
6 7 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.31%) Apple iOS
7 5 (3.31%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.65%) Mac OS
8 4 (2.65%) Windows Phone
9 3 (1.99%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.99%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.66%) ThreadX
11 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (10.60%) Network Design
2 15 (9.93%) Information Management
2 15 (9.93%) ITIL
3 14 (9.27%) Multithreading
4 13 (8.61%) Change Control
4 13 (8.61%) Operations Management
5 11 (7.28%) Functional Testing
5 11 (7.28%) Load Balancing
5 11 (7.28%) Software Engineering
5 11 (7.28%) Translating Business Requirements
5 11 (7.28%) WAN Optimisation
6 9 (5.96%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (5.96%) Product Management
7 8 (5.30%) Adaptive Security
7 8 (5.30%) Network Management
7 8 (5.30%) Project Management
8 6 (3.97%) Mathematics
8 6 (3.97%) Test Automation
9 5 (3.31%) Test Strategy
9 5 (3.31%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 40 (26.49%) C
2 28 (18.54%) C++
3 16 (10.60%) Java
4 11 (7.28%) Python
5 9 (5.96%) C#
6 8 (5.30%) Perl
7 6 (3.97%) PHP
7 6 (3.97%) SQL
8 5 (3.31%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.31%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.31%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.99%) Ruby
9 3 (1.99%) Tcl
10 2 (1.32%) VB
10 2 (1.32%) VB6
11 1 (0.66%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 28 (18.54%) Degree
2 26 (17.22%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (7.95%) CCNP
4 11 (7.28%) Security Cleared
5 9 (5.96%) SC Cleared
6 8 (5.30%) CCNA
6 8 (5.30%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (2.65%) HND
8 3 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.32%) CCIE
9 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.66%) CCENT
10 1 (0.66%) CCIP
10 1 (0.66%) HNC
10 1 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.66%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.61%) SLA
2 6 (3.97%) Def Stans
3 4 (2.65%) PMO
4 3 (1.99%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (10.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (9.27%) KVM
3 6 (3.97%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.99%) Firmware
4 3 (1.99%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.66%) Docker
5 1 (0.66%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (9.27%) Ansible
1 14 (9.27%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (9.27%) Puppet
2 7 (4.64%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (4.64%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (3.97%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.65%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.66%) Cacti
5 1 (0.66%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.66%) OpenView
5 1 (0.66%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (21.19%) Cisco
2 19 (12.58%) VMware
3 18 (11.92%) Juniper
4 15 (9.93%) Ericsson
4 15 (9.93%) HP
5 14 (9.27%) SolarWinds
6 11 (7.28%) Microsoft
7 10 (6.62%) F5
8 9 (5.96%) Draytek
9 8 (5.30%) Barracuda Networks
9 8 (5.30%) Huawei
9 8 (5.30%) Palo Alto
10 7 (4.64%) Avaya
10 7 (4.64%) BroadSoft
10 7 (4.64%) Meraki
11 6 (3.97%) Aerohive Networks
11 6 (3.97%) CheckPoint
11 6 (3.97%) Fortinet
11 6 (3.97%) Red Hat
11 6 (3.97%) SonicWALL
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