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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intelligent Network Application Part (INAP)
Rank 852 832 857
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +25
Permanent jobs citing INAP 20 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.021% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.10% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 13
Average salary £62,500 £48,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.86% +11.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+13.40% +11.49%
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
19356 17531 20835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.10% 17.57% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15419 14362 17241
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -17 17 £62,000 +31.91%
London -27 2 £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 19 September 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.

1 122 (93.85%) SS7
1 122 (93.85%) Telecoms
2 86 (66.15%) SIGTRAN
3 84 (64.62%) TCAP
4 74 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (52.31%) Erlang
6 66 (50.77%) Network Architecture
6 66 (50.77%) 4G
7 45 (34.62%) UNIX
8 37 (28.46%) Linux
9 34 (26.15%) TCP/IP
10 26 (20.00%) SMS
11 25 (19.23%) Java
12 24 (18.46%) Network Design
13 22 (16.92%) ISUP
14 20 (15.38%) GSM
15 18 (13.85%) Solaris
15 18 (13.85%) STL
15 18 (13.85%) C++
15 18 (13.85%) RTP
15 18 (13.85%) Software Engineering
15 18 (13.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 17 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (13.08%) Multithreading
16 17 (13.08%) VLAN
17 15 (11.54%) Billing
17 15 (11.54%) SOAP
17 15 (11.54%) LDAP
17 15 (11.54%) HTTP
18 14 (10.77%) Oracle

INAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (7.69%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 122 (93.85%) SS7
2 86 (66.15%) SIGTRAN
3 84 (64.62%) TCAP
4 66 (50.77%) 4G
5 34 (26.15%) TCP/IP
6 26 (20.00%) SMS
7 22 (16.92%) ISUP
8 20 (15.38%) GSM
9 18 (13.85%) RTP
10 17 (13.08%) VLAN
11 15 (11.54%) HTTP
11 15 (11.54%) LDAP
12 14 (10.77%) Wireshark
13 13 (10.00%) DNS
14 10 (7.69%) 3G
14 10 (7.69%) Wireless
14 10 (7.69%) VoLTE
14 10 (7.69%) LTE
15 7 (5.38%) MGW
16 3 (2.31%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.54%) MySQL
General
1 122 (93.85%) Telecoms
2 15 (11.54%) Billing
3 1 (0.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (32.31%) Developer
1 42 (32.31%) Senior Developer
2 31 (23.85%) Designer
3 13 (10.00%) Analyst
3 13 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 11 (8.46%) Software Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) IP Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) Senior IP Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) BSS Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) Telecoms Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
6 8 (6.15%) Design Engineer
7 7 (5.38%) C++ Developer
7 7 (5.38%) Senior C++ Developer
7 7 (5.38%) Voice Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) Core Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.85%) STL
1 18 (13.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 15 (11.54%) SOAP
3 13 (10.00%) XML
3 13 (10.00%) Rendezvous
4 8 (6.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 13 (10.00%) IVR
3 8 (6.15%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 45 (34.62%) UNIX
2 37 (28.46%) Linux
3 18 (13.85%) Solaris
4 13 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (50.77%) Network Architecture
3 24 (18.46%) Network Design
4 18 (13.85%) Software Engineering
5 17 (13.08%) Multithreading
6 13 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 13 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (8.46%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.38%) Validation
8 7 (5.38%) OO
8 7 (5.38%) Capacity Management
9 6 (4.62%) Project Management
10 2 (1.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (1.54%) Strategic Planning
11 1 (0.77%) Test Planning
11 1 (0.77%) Integration Testing
11 1 (0.77%) Time Management
11 1 (0.77%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (52.31%) Erlang
2 25 (19.23%) Java
3 18 (13.85%) C++
4 14 (10.77%) Perl
5 10 (7.69%) SQL
6 8 (6.15%) C#
7 7 (5.38%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 13 (10.00%) ISEB
1 13 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (2.31%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (10.00%) NFS
2 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (8.46%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 14 (10.77%) Oracle
2 13 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 9 (6.92%) Citrix
3 9 (6.92%) Redknee
4 7 (5.38%) Nokia
4 7 (5.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 5 (3.85%) Huawei
6 3 (2.31%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.77%) VMware
7 1 (0.77%) Agilent