The table below looks at the statistics for NGN 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 NGN over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 446 451 434
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Permanent jobs citing NGN 2 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.013% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.047% 0.059% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £52,500 £85,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.23% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +50.00%
NGN
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
4253 5090 4837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.75% 22.56% 22.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3409 3776 3748
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

NGN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

NGN Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

NGN
Salary Trend in the South East

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

NGN Salary Trend in the South East

NGN
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 NGN within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. 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 +9 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £52,500 -
NGN
England

NGN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 5 (71.43%) Broadband
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) DSLAM
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) ATM
2 4 (57.14%) SDH
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) Product Management
3 2 (28.57%) Huawei
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) DWDM
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) Ericsson
4 1 (14.29%) Nokia
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) GSM
4 1 (14.29%) POSIX
4 1 (14.29%) WCDMA
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) MGCP
4 1 (14.29%) SS7

NGN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 5 (71.43%) Broadband
2 4 (57.14%) SDH
2 4 (57.14%) ATM
2 4 (57.14%) DSLAM
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) DWDM
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) WCDMA
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) GSM
4 1 (14.29%) GGSN
4 1 (14.29%) SGSN
4 1 (14.29%) LTE
4 1 (14.29%) MGW
4 1 (14.29%) VoLTE
4 1 (14.29%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (14.29%) MGCP
4 1 (14.29%) SS7
4 1 (14.29%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Account Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Development Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Core Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) STB
1 1 (14.29%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Service Management
1 4 (57.14%) Product Management
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Business Development
2 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Huawei
2 1 (14.29%) Ericsson
2 1 (14.29%) Nokia
2 1 (14.29%) Anite
2 1 (14.29%) VMware