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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intelligent Network Application Part (INAP)
Rank 879 879 886
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing INAP 16 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.018% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.080% 0.11% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 5
Average salary £61,250 £47,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.31% +11.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £47,000 £40,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £47,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £47,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+32.97% +11.90%

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
19963 18895 22855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.77% 17.23% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16119 14849 19032
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £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 18 December 2014 within the UK.

INAP Salary Histogram in the UK

INAP
Top 7 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 18 December 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 +3 14 £61,250 +30.31%
London - 8 £57,950 -
Berkshire -5 5 £65,000 +38.29%
South East -5 5 £65,000 +38.29%
Reading -2 3 £65,000 +38.29%
Slough - 2 - -
City of London - 2 £49,500 -

INAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 33 (89.19%) Telecoms
2 25 (67.57%) SS7
2 25 (67.57%) UNIX
3 17 (45.95%) TCAP
4 15 (40.54%) Linux
5 13 (35.14%) SLA
6 12 (32.43%) Java
7 11 (29.73%) Oracle
7 11 (29.73%) GSM
7 11 (29.73%) SMS
7 11 (29.73%) SCCP
8 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
9 9 (24.32%) LDAP
9 9 (24.32%) HTTP
9 9 (24.32%) Solaris
9 9 (24.32%) SOAP
9 9 (24.32%) Billing
10 8 (21.62%) RTP
10 8 (21.62%) MGW
10 8 (21.62%) SQL
10 8 (21.62%) Project Management
11 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
11 7 (18.92%) Cisco IPCC
11 7 (18.92%) DNS
11 7 (18.92%) SIGTRAN
11 7 (18.92%) 4G
11 7 (18.92%) M3UA
12 6 (16.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
12 6 (16.22%) Multithreading

INAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6 (16.22%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 25 (67.57%) SS7
2 17 (45.95%) TCAP
3 11 (29.73%) SCCP
3 11 (29.73%) GSM
3 11 (29.73%) SMS
4 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
5 9 (24.32%) HTTP
5 9 (24.32%) LDAP
6 8 (21.62%) RTP
6 8 (21.62%) MGW
7 7 (18.92%) SIGTRAN
7 7 (18.92%) 4G
7 7 (18.92%) M3UA
7 7 (18.92%) DNS
8 6 (16.22%) 3G
8 6 (16.22%) VoIP
8 6 (16.22%) VLAN
8 6 (16.22%) ISUP
8 6 (16.22%) LTE
8 6 (16.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 33 (89.19%) Telecoms
2 9 (24.32%) Billing
3 5 (13.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) BSS Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Senior C++ Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Senior Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) C++ Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Test Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Development Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Product Development Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Product Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Leader
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) VoIP Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Programme Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) SOAP
2 6 (16.22%) STL
2 6 (16.22%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (10.81%) XML
3 4 (10.81%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.81%) IVR
2 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) UNIX
2 15 (40.54%) Linux
3 9 (24.32%) Solaris
4 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Project Management
2 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
3 6 (16.22%) OO
3 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) Network Design
3 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
3 6 (16.22%) Multithreading
4 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (10.81%) Software Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Process Management
5 3 (8.11%) Validation
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.41%) OpenUP
7 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.70%) Time Management
7 1 (2.70%) Business Development
7 1 (2.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) Java
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) C#
3 6 (16.22%) C++
4 4 (10.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) ISEB
1 4 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (35.14%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) NFS
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.81%) TIBCO
3 4 (10.81%) Citrix
3 4 (10.81%) Redknee
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco
4 2 (5.41%) Sun
4 2 (5.41%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Nokia
5 1 (2.70%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) Huawei