The table below looks at the statistics for INAP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited INAP over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intelligent Network Application Part (INAP)
Rank 863 852 871
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Permanent jobs citing INAP 16 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.019% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.085% 0.11% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 6
Average salary £55,000 £51,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% -4.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £47,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £63,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £51,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+26.21% +22.61%

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
18832 17703 21929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.06% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15289 13892 18201
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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

INAP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

INAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

INAP
Salary Trend

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

INAP Salary Trend in the UK

INAP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing INAP over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 within the UK.

INAP Salary Histogram in the UK

INAP
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing INAP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 January 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
England -4 14 £55,000 +6.79%
London - 12 £54,200 -
Reading +3 2 £65,000 +26.21%
Berkshire -11 2 £65,000 +26.21%
South East -45 2 £65,000 +26.21%
City of London - 2 £49,500 -

INAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 24 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 17 (62.96%) UNIX
3 15 (55.56%) TCAP
4 13 (48.15%) SS7
4 13 (48.15%) Linux
5 11 (40.74%) SLA
5 11 (40.74%) SCCP
6 10 (37.04%) GSM
7 9 (33.33%) ISUP
8 8 (29.63%) SQL
8 8 (29.63%) SOAP
8 8 (29.63%) LDAP
8 8 (29.63%) HTTP
9 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
9 7 (25.93%) Java
9 7 (25.93%) MGW
9 7 (25.93%) 4G
9 7 (25.93%) M3UA
10 6 (22.22%) DNS
10 6 (22.22%) RTP
11 5 (18.52%) 2G
11 5 (18.52%) Finance
11 5 (18.52%) SMPP
11 5 (18.52%) Cisco
11 5 (18.52%) Solaris
11 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
11 5 (18.52%) 3G
11 5 (18.52%) SMS
11 5 (18.52%) SCTP
11 5 (18.52%) XCAP

INAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1 (3.70%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) TCAP
2 13 (48.15%) SS7
3 11 (40.74%) SCCP
4 10 (37.04%) GSM
5 9 (33.33%) ISUP
6 8 (29.63%) LDAP
6 8 (29.63%) HTTP
7 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
7 7 (25.93%) MGW
7 7 (25.93%) 4G
7 7 (25.93%) M3UA
8 6 (22.22%) DNS
8 6 (22.22%) RTP
9 5 (18.52%) SMPP
9 5 (18.52%) 2G
9 5 (18.52%) 3G
9 5 (18.52%) SMS
9 5 (18.52%) SCTP
9 5 (18.52%) XCAP
9 5 (18.52%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 24 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Development Manager
2 4 (14.81%) C++ Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Product Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Senior C++ Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Product Development Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
4 2 (7.41%) BSS Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) IT Support
5 1 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Customer Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) SOAP
2 4 (14.81%) STL
2 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (11.11%) XML
3 3 (11.11%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) IVR
3 2 (7.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) UNIX
2 13 (48.15%) Linux
3 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (18.52%) Solaris
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Project Management
1 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (14.81%) Network Design
1 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
1 4 (14.81%) OO
1 4 (14.81%) Multithreading
2 3 (11.11%) Migration
2 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
2 3 (11.11%) Process Management
3 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.41%) Validation
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.41%) OpenUP
4 1 (3.70%) Time Management
4 1 (3.70%) Business Development
4 1 (3.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) C++
4 3 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) CCNA
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.11%) ISEB
2 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) NFS
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco
1 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
3 3 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 3 (11.11%) Redknee
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Sun
4 2 (7.41%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Huawei