The table below looks at the statistics for INAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited INAP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intelligent Network Application Part (INAP)
Rank 856 826 866
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +40
Permanent jobs citing INAP 32 27 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.027% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 12
Average salary £62,500 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.86% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £66,250 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+36.59% +7.77%
INAP
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19538 17652 20409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.98% 17.73% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15610 14350 16905
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

INAP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

INAP Jobs Demand Trend in England

INAP
Salary Trend in England

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

INAP Salary Trend in England

INAP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing INAP across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

INAP Salary Histogram in England

INAP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing INAP within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -24 22 £77,500 +64.89% 1
London +8 9 £62,500 +25.00%
East of England - 1 £55,000 -
INAP
UK

INAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing INAP 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 INAP.

1 129 (92.81%) Telecoms
2 127 (91.37%) SS7
3 88 (63.31%) SIGTRAN
4 86 (61.87%) TCAP
5 68 (48.92%) Erlang
6 67 (48.20%) 4G
7 66 (47.48%) Network Architecture
8 46 (33.09%) UNIX
9 42 (30.22%) Linux
10 34 (24.46%) TCP/IP
11 31 (22.30%) Java
12 27 (19.42%) SMS
13 26 (18.71%) Network Design
14 24 (17.27%) ISUP
15 21 (15.11%) GSM
16 20 (14.39%) Solaris
16 20 (14.39%) Billing
17 18 (12.95%) Software Engineering
17 18 (12.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 18 (12.95%) STL
17 18 (12.95%) C++
17 18 (12.95%) RTP
18 17 (12.23%) SOAP
18 17 (12.23%) HTTP
18 17 (12.23%) LTE
18 17 (12.23%) Multithreading
18 17 (12.23%) VLAN
18 17 (12.23%) VoLTE
19 16 (11.51%) Oracle
19 16 (11.51%) LDAP

INAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing INAP 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 INAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.19%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 127 (91.37%) SS7
2 88 (63.31%) SIGTRAN
3 86 (61.87%) TCAP
4 67 (48.20%) 4G
5 34 (24.46%) TCP/IP
6 27 (19.42%) SMS
7 24 (17.27%) ISUP
8 21 (15.11%) GSM
9 18 (12.95%) RTP
10 17 (12.23%) VoLTE
10 17 (12.23%) LTE
10 17 (12.23%) VLAN
10 17 (12.23%) HTTP
11 16 (11.51%) LDAP
12 15 (10.79%) DNS
13 14 (10.07%) 3G
13 14 (10.07%) Wireshark
14 10 (7.19%) Wireless
14 10 (7.19%) MGW
15 4 (2.88%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.60%) MySQL
General
1 129 (92.81%) Telecoms
2 20 (14.39%) Billing
3 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (30.94%) Developer
2 42 (30.22%) Senior Developer
3 31 (22.30%) Designer
4 13 (9.35%) Analyst
4 13 (9.35%) Test Analyst
5 11 (7.91%) Software Engineer
6 10 (7.19%) Telecoms Engineer
6 10 (7.19%) Design Engineer
6 10 (7.19%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (7.19%) C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (7.19%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (7.19%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
6 10 (7.19%) BSS Engineer
6 10 (7.19%) IP Engineer
6 10 (7.19%) Senior IP Engineer
7 9 (6.47%) Voice Engineer
8 8 (5.76%) Core Network Engineer
8 8 (5.76%) Voice Network Engineer
8 8 (5.76%) Network Design Engineer
8 8 (5.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.95%) STL
1 18 (12.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 17 (12.23%) SOAP
3 13 (9.35%) XML
3 13 (9.35%) Rendezvous
4 8 (5.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.07%) IVR
1 14 (10.07%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 46 (33.09%) UNIX
2 42 (30.22%) Linux
3 20 (14.39%) Solaris
4 15 (10.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (47.48%) Network Architecture
2 26 (18.71%) Network Design
3 18 (12.95%) Software Engineering
4 17 (12.23%) Multithreading
5 13 (9.35%) Software Testing
5 13 (9.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (7.91%) Service Delivery
7 9 (6.47%) Validation
7 9 (6.47%) Capacity Management
8 8 (5.76%) Project Management
8 8 (5.76%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.04%) OO
10 2 (1.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (1.44%) Strategic Planning
11 1 (0.72%) Supplier Management
11 1 (0.72%) Integration Testing
11 1 (0.72%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (48.92%) Erlang
2 31 (22.30%) Java
3 18 (12.95%) C++
4 15 (10.79%) Perl
5 10 (7.19%) SQL
6 8 (5.76%) C#
7 7 (5.04%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 13 (9.35%) ISEB
1 13 (9.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (4.32%) Degree
3 1 (0.72%) CCNA
3 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.72%) RHCE
3 1 (0.72%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.35%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (10.07%) NFS
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (7.91%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 16 (11.51%) Oracle
2 15 (10.79%) Red Hat
3 13 (9.35%) TIBCO
4 10 (7.19%) Citrix
4 10 (7.19%) Redknee
5 9 (6.47%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 9 (6.47%) Nokia
6 5 (3.60%) Huawei
7 3 (2.16%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.72%) VMware
8 1 (0.72%) Juniper
8 1 (0.72%) Cisco
8 1 (0.72%) Sun
8 1 (0.72%) Agilent