The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intelligent Network Application Part (INAP)
Rank 860 841 880
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +39
Permanent jobs citing INAP 45 38 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.035% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.19% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 34 5 12
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,450 £50,000 £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £61,500 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20450 19764 21060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.45% 18.16% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16425 15888 17385
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 25 July 2014 within the UK.

INAP Salary Histogram in the UK

INAP
Top 12 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 25 July 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 -21 45 £62,500 +25.00%
Berkshire -4 25 £47,500 -5.00%
South East -22 25 £47,500 -5.00%
London -29 18 £62,500 +25.00%
City of London - 9 £67,500 -
Slough - 7 £47,500 -
Reading -12 5 £66,000 +32.00%
Newbury - 4 £77,500 -
East of England - 2 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £35,000 -

INAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 147 (93.04%) Telecoms
2 139 (87.97%) SS7
3 96 (60.76%) SIGTRAN
4 93 (58.86%) TCAP
5 77 (48.73%) 4G
6 73 (46.20%) Erlang
7 71 (44.94%) Network Architecture
8 51 (32.28%) Linux
9 42 (26.58%) UNIX
10 41 (25.95%) Java
11 34 (21.52%) LTE
11 34 (21.52%) VoLTE
12 31 (19.62%) Billing
12 31 (19.62%) TCP/IP
13 27 (17.09%) Network Design
14 24 (15.19%) Oracle
15 23 (14.56%) GSM
15 23 (14.56%) ISUP
16 22 (13.92%) SMS
17 21 (13.29%) Degree
18 20 (12.66%) 3G
19 19 (12.03%) Solaris
20 18 (11.39%) STL
20 18 (11.39%) C++
20 18 (11.39%) RTP
20 18 (11.39%) Software Engineering
20 18 (11.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
21 17 (10.76%) VLAN
21 17 (10.76%) Multithreading
22 16 (10.13%) SOAP

INAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (5.70%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 139 (87.97%) SS7
2 96 (60.76%) SIGTRAN
3 93 (58.86%) TCAP
4 77 (48.73%) 4G
5 34 (21.52%) VoLTE
5 34 (21.52%) LTE
6 31 (19.62%) TCP/IP
7 23 (14.56%) GSM
7 23 (14.56%) ISUP
8 22 (13.92%) SMS
9 20 (12.66%) 3G
10 18 (11.39%) RTP
11 17 (10.76%) VLAN
12 16 (10.13%) HTTP
13 15 (9.49%) LDAP
14 14 (8.86%) DNS
15 13 (8.23%) MGW
16 11 (6.96%) Wireshark
17 10 (6.33%) Wireless
17 10 (6.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.49%) MySQL
General
1 147 (93.04%) Telecoms
2 31 (19.62%) Billing
3 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (31.01%) Developer
2 43 (27.22%) Senior Developer
3 35 (22.15%) Designer
4 14 (8.86%) Design Engineer
5 11 (6.96%) Software Engineer
5 11 (6.96%) Project Manager
6 10 (6.33%) Analyst
6 10 (6.33%) Test Analyst
6 10 (6.33%) Telecoms Engineer
6 10 (6.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (6.33%) C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (6.33%) IP Engineer
6 10 (6.33%) Senior IP Engineer
6 10 (6.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 10 (6.33%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
6 10 (6.33%) Voice Engineer
7 9 (5.70%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 9 (5.70%) Network Design Engineer
7 9 (5.70%) Voice Network Engineer
7 9 (5.70%) Core Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.39%) STL
1 18 (11.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 16 (10.13%) SOAP
3 10 (6.33%) XML
3 10 (6.33%) Rendezvous
4 8 (5.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.96%) IVR
1 11 (6.96%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 51 (32.28%) Linux
2 42 (26.58%) UNIX
3 19 (12.03%) Solaris
4 14 (8.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (44.94%) Network Architecture
2 27 (17.09%) Network Design
3 18 (11.39%) Software Engineering
4 17 (10.76%) Multithreading
5 15 (9.49%) Project Management
6 13 (8.23%) Capacity Management
7 10 (6.33%) Service Delivery
7 10 (6.33%) Validation
7 10 (6.33%) Software Testing
7 10 (6.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (4.43%) OO
10 4 (2.53%) Time Management
11 2 (1.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (1.27%) Strategic Planning
12 1 (0.63%) PRINCE
12 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2
12 1 (0.63%) Test Strategy
12 1 (0.63%) Integration Testing
12 1 (0.63%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (46.20%) Erlang
2 41 (25.95%) Java
3 18 (11.39%) C++
4 12 (7.59%) Perl
5 10 (6.33%) SQL
6 8 (5.06%) C#
7 7 (4.43%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 21 (13.29%) Degree
2 10 (6.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 10 (6.33%) ISEB
3 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.63%) RHCE
3 1 (0.63%) JNCIA
3 1 (0.63%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.59%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (6.96%) NFS
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.70%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 24 (15.19%) Oracle
2 14 (8.86%) Red Hat
3 13 (8.23%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 10 (6.33%) TIBCO
4 10 (6.33%) Nokia
5 7 (4.43%) Citrix
5 7 (4.43%) Redknee
6 4 (2.53%) Huawei
7 3 (1.90%) Ericsson
8 2 (1.27%) Cisco
9 1 (0.63%) Sun
9 1 (0.63%) Juniper
9 1 (0.63%) VMware
9 1 (0.63%) Agilent