The table below looks at the statistics for NGN skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NGN over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 814 827 853
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +26
Permanent jobs citing NGN 55 27 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.027% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 55 19 28
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,920 £145,750
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £40,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.92%
NGN
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
19575 18136 20292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.89% 17.83% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 15648 14758 16868
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 £63,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NGN
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

NGN Jobs Demand Trend in England

NGN
Salary Trend in England

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

NGN Salary Trend in England

NGN
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NGN across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

NGN Salary Histogram in England

NGN
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NGN within the England region over the 3 months to 22 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
London +31 45 £55,000 +10.00% 1
East of England +4 4 £62,500 +13.63%
South East -24 4 £56,250 +32.35%
South West - 1 £21,000 -
North West - 1 £18,000 -
NGN
UK

NGN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 70 (84.34%) Telecoms
2 32 (38.55%) Business Development
3 24 (28.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 24 (28.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 24 (28.92%) Ericsson
4 17 (20.48%) Nokia
5 15 (18.07%) SS7
5 15 (18.07%) Broadband
5 15 (18.07%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (18.07%) Radio Access Network
6 13 (15.66%) VoIP
6 13 (15.66%) MPLS
7 11 (13.25%) Project Management
7 11 (13.25%) Marketing
7 11 (13.25%) Degree
8 10 (12.05%) Internet
9 9 (10.84%) Siemens
9 9 (10.84%) WLAN
9 9 (10.84%) ISDN
9 9 (10.84%) Postgraduate
10 8 (9.64%) Nortel
11 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2
12 6 (7.23%) Wireless
12 6 (7.23%) Java
12 6 (7.23%) CRM
12 6 (7.23%) Ethernet
12 6 (7.23%) 3G
12 6 (7.23%) Product Management
13 5 (6.02%) Network Architecture
13 5 (6.02%) Wireless Security

NGN
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.07%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.07%) SS7
1 15 (18.07%) Broadband
1 15 (18.07%) Radio Access Network
2 13 (15.66%) VoIP
2 13 (15.66%) MPLS
3 10 (12.05%) Internet
4 9 (10.84%) WLAN
4 9 (10.84%) ISDN
5 6 (7.23%) Wireless
5 6 (7.23%) Ethernet
5 6 (7.23%) 3G
6 5 (6.02%) Wireless Security
6 5 (6.02%) LTE
6 5 (6.02%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (4.82%) VoLTE
8 3 (3.61%) MVNO
8 3 (3.61%) SDH
8 3 (3.61%) ATM
8 3 (3.61%) DSLAM
9 2 (2.41%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) MySQL
General
1 70 (84.34%) Telecoms
2 11 (13.25%) Marketing
3 3 (3.61%) Billing
4 1 (1.20%) French Language
4 1 (1.20%) German Language
4 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.20%) Electronics
4 1 (1.20%) Finance
4 1 (1.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Sales Manager
2 15 (18.07%) Business Development Executive
3 9 (10.84%) Project Manager
3 9 (10.84%) Network Engineer
3 9 (10.84%) Account Manager
4 8 (9.64%) Junior
4 8 (9.64%) Voice Network Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Voice Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Consultant
6 6 (7.23%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) Sales Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) Senior Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Product Manager
9 3 (3.61%) Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Technical Project Manager
9 3 (3.61%) Technical Manager
10 2 (2.41%) Java Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Information Manager
10 2 (2.41%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) J2EE
2 1 (1.20%) WebRTC
2 1 (1.20%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
1 3 (3.61%) STB
1 3 (3.61%) Handset
2 1 (1.20%) Social Network
2 1 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.20%) Firmware
2 1 (1.20%) IPTV
2 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.20%) Physics
2 1 (1.20%) Device Driver
2 1 (1.20%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.41%) Solaris
1 2 (2.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.55%) Business Development
2 11 (13.25%) Project Management
3 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2
4 6 (7.23%) CRM
4 6 (7.23%) Product Management
5 5 (6.02%) Network Architecture
5 5 (6.02%) Security Testing
5 5 (6.02%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (6.02%) Project Planning
6 4 (4.82%) Service Management
6 4 (4.82%) Information Security
6 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (4.82%) Analytics
6 4 (4.82%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (3.61%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.41%) Information Security Management
8 2 (2.41%) Security Management
8 2 (2.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.41%) ISMS
8 2 (2.41%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.23%) Java
2 3 (3.61%) SQL
3 1 (1.20%) Scala
3 1 (1.20%) C
3 1 (1.20%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.20%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Degree
2 9 (10.84%) Postgraduate
3 4 (4.82%) MBA
4 3 (3.61%) CISSP
4 3 (3.61%) CISM
5 2 (2.41%) CISA
5 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.41%) PhD
6 1 (1.20%) CCIE
6 1 (1.20%) CCNA
6 1 (1.20%) CCDP
6 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.20%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (28.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 24 (28.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 24 (28.92%) Ericsson
2 17 (20.48%) Nokia
3 9 (10.84%) Siemens
4 8 (9.64%) Nortel
5 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.82%) Siebel
6 2 (2.41%) Cisco
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle
7 1 (1.20%) Agilent
7 1 (1.20%) Citrix
7 1 (1.20%) NetApp
7 1 (1.20%) VMware