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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 440 432 442
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs citing NGN 3 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.013% 0.032% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.061% 0.14% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Average salary £85,000 £42,500 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% +71.71%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £40,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.92%
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
4919 4870 5331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.09% 22.27% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3670 3783 4369
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NGN across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

NGN Salary Histogram 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 20 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
Berkshire -15 2 £85,000 +100.00%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £27,500 -
NGN
England

NGN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) VoIP
1 12 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 11 (78.57%) SS7
3 10 (71.43%) ISDN
4 9 (64.29%) Nortel
4 9 (64.29%) Nokia
4 9 (64.29%) MPLS
5 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
5 2 (14.29%) Security Management
5 2 (14.29%) CISA
5 2 (14.29%) CISM
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security
5 2 (14.29%) CISSP
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) MySQL
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) Solaris
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) INAP
5 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) ISMS
6 1 (7.14%) Broadband
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco
6 1 (7.14%) CCNA
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery

NGN
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) VoIP
2 11 (78.57%) SS7
3 10 (71.43%) ISDN
4 9 (64.29%) MPLS
5 2 (14.29%) INAP
6 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
6 1 (7.14%) xDSL
6 1 (7.14%) Softswitch
6 1 (7.14%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 12 (85.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Network Engineer
1 9 (64.29%) Voice Engineer
1 9 (64.29%) Voice Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) VoIP Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Information Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Solaris
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
1 2 (14.29%) Security Management
1 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (14.29%) Information Security
1 2 (14.29%) ISMS
1 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CISSP
1 2 (14.29%) CISA
1 2 (14.29%) CISM
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Nortel
1 9 (64.29%) Nokia
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco