The table below looks at the statistics for NGN skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NGN 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
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank - 220 219
Permanent jobs citing NGN 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.040% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.24% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £51,250 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.07%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £58,550 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+6.74% +8.42%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1025 829 1192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.49% 16.56% 20.85%
Number of salaries quoted 887 652 992
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

NGN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

NGN Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

NGN
Salary Trend in the South West

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

NGN Salary Trend in the South West

NGN
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) 3G
1 3 (75.00%) Broadband
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless Security
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Product Management
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) MBA
2 2 (50.00%) Postgraduate
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Siebel
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 14001
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement

NGN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) 3G
1 3 (75.00%) Broadband
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless Security
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Product Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) MBA
1 2 (50.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 14001
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Siebel