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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intelligent Network Application Part (INAP)
Rank 886 852 872
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +20
Permanent jobs citing INAP 19 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.020% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.092% 0.11% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 12
Average salary £58,750 £50,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £55,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
+13.40% +16.16%

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
20596 18392 22303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.05% 17.27% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16283 14986 18234
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £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

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 23 September 2014 within the UK.

INAP Salary Histogram in the UK

INAP
Top 10 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 23 September 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
England -22 19 £58,750 +21.13%
Berkshire -5 17 £62,000 +31.91%
South East -11 17 £62,000 +31.91%
Reading -16 5 £85,000 +80.85%
Slough - 4 £46,500 -
Newbury - 2 £77,500 -
London +2 1 £62,500 +25.00%
Cambridge - 1 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £55,000 -
East of England - 1 £55,000 -

INAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 127 (94.78%) SS7
1 127 (94.78%) Telecoms
2 91 (67.91%) SIGTRAN
3 89 (66.42%) TCAP
4 79 (58.96%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (54.48%) Erlang
6 71 (52.99%) Network Architecture
6 71 (52.99%) 4G
7 45 (33.58%) UNIX
8 37 (27.61%) Linux
9 34 (25.37%) TCP/IP
10 26 (19.40%) SMS
11 25 (18.66%) Java
12 23 (17.16%) Network Design
13 21 (15.67%) ISUP
14 20 (14.93%) GSM
15 18 (13.43%) Solaris
15 18 (13.43%) STL
15 18 (13.43%) C++
15 18 (13.43%) RTP
15 18 (13.43%) Software Engineering
15 18 (13.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 17 (12.69%) Multithreading
16 17 (12.69%) VLAN
17 16 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (11.19%) Billing
18 15 (11.19%) SOAP
18 15 (11.19%) LDAP
18 15 (11.19%) HTTP
19 14 (10.45%) Oracle

INAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 10 (7.46%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 127 (94.78%) SS7
2 91 (67.91%) SIGTRAN
3 89 (66.42%) TCAP
4 71 (52.99%) 4G
5 34 (25.37%) TCP/IP
6 26 (19.40%) SMS
7 21 (15.67%) ISUP
8 20 (14.93%) GSM
9 18 (13.43%) RTP
10 17 (12.69%) VLAN
11 15 (11.19%) HTTP
11 15 (11.19%) LDAP
12 14 (10.45%) Wireshark
13 13 (9.70%) DNS
14 10 (7.46%) Wireless
15 9 (6.72%) 3G
15 9 (6.72%) VoLTE
15 9 (6.72%) LTE
16 6 (4.48%) MGW
17 3 (2.24%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.49%) MySQL
General
1 127 (94.78%) Telecoms
2 15 (11.19%) Billing
3 1 (0.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (32.09%) Developer
1 43 (32.09%) Senior Developer
2 35 (26.12%) Designer
3 13 (9.70%) Analyst
3 13 (9.70%) Test Analyst
4 11 (8.21%) Software Engineer
5 10 (7.46%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (7.46%) C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (7.46%) Telecoms Engineer
5 10 (7.46%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (7.46%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
5 10 (7.46%) BSS Engineer
5 10 (7.46%) IP Engineer
5 10 (7.46%) Senior IP Engineer
6 7 (5.22%) Senior C++ Developer
6 7 (5.22%) Design Engineer
6 7 (5.22%) C++ Developer
7 6 (4.48%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.48%) Voice Engineer
7 6 (4.48%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.43%) STL
1 18 (13.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 15 (11.19%) SOAP
3 13 (9.70%) XML
3 13 (9.70%) Rendezvous
4 8 (5.97%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.70%) Mobile App
2 13 (9.70%) IVR
3 8 (5.97%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 45 (33.58%) UNIX
2 37 (27.61%) Linux
3 18 (13.43%) Solaris
4 13 (9.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (58.96%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (52.99%) Network Architecture
3 23 (17.16%) Network Design
4 18 (13.43%) Software Engineering
5 17 (12.69%) Multithreading
6 13 (9.70%) Software Testing
6 13 (9.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (8.21%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.22%) OO
9 6 (4.48%) Project Management
9 6 (4.48%) Validation
9 6 (4.48%) Capacity Management
10 2 (1.49%) Strategic Planning
10 2 (1.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (0.75%) Supplier Management
11 1 (0.75%) Test Planning
11 1 (0.75%) Integration Testing
11 1 (0.75%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (54.48%) Erlang
2 25 (18.66%) Java
3 18 (13.43%) C++
4 14 (10.45%) Perl
5 10 (7.46%) SQL
6 8 (5.97%) C#
7 7 (5.22%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 13 (9.70%) ISEB
1 13 (9.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (2.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.70%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (9.70%) NFS
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (8.21%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 14 (10.45%) Oracle
2 13 (9.70%) Red Hat
2 13 (9.70%) TIBCO
3 9 (6.72%) Citrix
3 9 (6.72%) Redknee
4 6 (4.48%) Nokia
4 6 (4.48%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 5 (3.73%) Huawei
6 3 (2.24%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.75%) VMware
7 1 (0.75%) Agilent