The table below looks at the statistics for INAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited INAP over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intelligent Network Application Part (INAP)
Rank 425 411 436
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Permanent jobs citing INAP 18 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.082% 0.096% 0.049%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.44% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 0
Average salary £62,000 £47,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.91% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+13.40% +11.49%
INAP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4977 4581 5343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.62% 22.05% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3677 3557 4366
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

INAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

INAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

INAP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

INAP Salary Trend in the South East

INAP
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing INAP across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

INAP Salary Histogram in the South East

INAP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing INAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 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
Berkshire -8 18 £62,000 +31.91%
INAP
England

INAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 32 (82.05%) SS7
1 32 (82.05%) Telecoms
2 26 (66.67%) UNIX
3 24 (61.54%) SMS
4 19 (48.72%) ISUP
5 17 (43.59%) Java
5 17 (43.59%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (38.46%) Solaris
6 15 (38.46%) Linux
6 15 (38.46%) Billing
7 14 (35.90%) Oracle
8 13 (33.33%) SOAP
8 13 (33.33%) XML
8 13 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 13 (33.33%) TIBCO
8 13 (33.33%) Rendezvous
8 13 (33.33%) LDAP
8 13 (33.33%) Perl
8 13 (33.33%) HTTP
8 13 (33.33%) NFS
8 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 13 (33.33%) DNS
8 13 (33.33%) SLA
8 13 (33.33%) ISEB
8 13 (33.33%) IVR
8 13 (33.33%) Software Testing
8 13 (33.33%) Wireshark
8 13 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (33.33%) Mobile App

INAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 (25.64%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 32 (82.05%) SS7
2 24 (61.54%) SMS
3 19 (48.72%) ISUP
4 13 (33.33%) LDAP
4 13 (33.33%) HTTP
4 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 13 (33.33%) DNS
4 13 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 10 (25.64%) VoLTE
5 10 (25.64%) LTE
6 7 (17.95%) 3G
6 7 (17.95%) MGW
7 2 (5.13%) NGN
7 2 (5.13%) VoIP
8 1 (2.56%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (2.56%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) MySQL
General
1 32 (82.05%) Telecoms
2 15 (38.46%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Analyst
1 13 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) BSS Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Design Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Voice Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Voice Network Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Core Network Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Network Design Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Programme Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Voice Network Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) CS Core Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Voice Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Design Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Network Design Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) SOAP
1 13 (33.33%) XML
1 13 (33.33%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (33.33%) IVR
2 13 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) UNIX
2 15 (38.46%) Solaris
2 15 (38.46%) Linux
3 13 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 13 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (28.21%) Service Delivery
3 7 (17.95%) Validation
3 7 (17.95%) Capacity Management
4 6 (15.38%) Network Design
4 6 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) Java
2 13 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) ISEB
1 13 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Oracle
2 13 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 13 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 9 (23.08%) Redknee
3 9 (23.08%) Citrix
4 7 (17.95%) Nokia
5 6 (15.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 5 (12.82%) Huawei
7 3 (7.69%) Ericsson