The table below looks at the statistics for NGN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NGN over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 123 115 126
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs citing NGN 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.22% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 0.55% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £40,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.92%
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Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
428 365 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.07% 23.03% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 328 302 294
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing NGN across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

NGN Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NGN across the Cambridge region.

NGN Salary Trend in Cambridge

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Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing NGN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited NGN.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) SS7
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (80.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) LTE
1 4 (80.00%) Network Architecture
1 4 (80.00%) VoLTE
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) PhD
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (20.00%) Firmware
3 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Physics
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) French Language
3 1 (20.00%) German Language
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing NGN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited NGN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SS7
1 4 (80.00%) LTE
1 4 (80.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) French Language
2 1 (20.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) Sales Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
1 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (20.00%) Physics
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) PhD