The table below looks at the statistics for NGN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NGN over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 188 174 193
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Permanent jobs citing NGN 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.025% 0.081% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.62% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £35,000 - £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
NGN
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
632 484 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.78% 13.14% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 524 424 561
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NGN
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

NGN Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

NGN
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

NGN Salary Trend in Manchester

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Top 13 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) SS7
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security

NGN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) SS7
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security