The table below looks at the statistics for GPON skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPON over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gigabit-Capable Passive Optical Network (G-PON)
Rank 890 873 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs citing GPON 6 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.007% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.029% 0.043% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Average salary £35,000 £75,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.33% -
UK excluding London average salary - £76,250 -

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20360 18752 22011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.86% 17.24% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16127 15168 17967
Average salary £43,750 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GPON
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GPON Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GPON
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GPON within the UK.

GPON Salary Trend in the UK

GPON
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPON within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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
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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
England -12 6 £35,000 -53.33%
London +20 4 £35,000 -6.66%
Solihull - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 1 - -

GPON
Top 15 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing GPON 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 GPON.

1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (66.67%) Mapinfo
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) GIS
3 3 (50.00%) SLA
3 3 (50.00%) Network Planning
3 3 (50.00%) Statistics
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Fujitsu
4 1 (16.67%) Social Network
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Broadband
4 1 (16.67%) BT
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) VDSL

GPON
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing GPON 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 GPON. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Broadband
1 1 (16.67%) VDSL
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Sales Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Network Planner
1 1 (16.67%) Sales Director
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) GIS
1 3 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Network Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Mapinfo
2 1 (16.67%) BT
2 1 (16.67%) Fujitsu