The table below looks at the statistics for Megaco skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Megaco over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Megaco (H.248)
Rank 889 893 897
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Megaco 8 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.006% 0.001%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.040% 0.032% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £53,750 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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
20215 18714 21979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.77% 17.16% 19.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16048 15086 17947
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 £27,000 £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

Megaco
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Megaco Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Megaco
Salary Trend

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

Megaco Salary Trend in the UK

Megaco
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Megaco over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 within the UK.

Megaco Salary Histogram in the UK

Megaco
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Megaco within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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 -17 7 £53,750 +7.50%
Berkshire +18 5 £35,500 -32.38%
South East -7 5 £35,500 -32.38%
Reading -13 3 £52,500 -
Manchester -17 1 £55,000 +12.82%
North West -23 1 £55,000 +12.82%

Megaco
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Megaco 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 Megaco.

1 8 (80.00%) GSM
2 7 (70.00%) UNIX
2 7 (70.00%) ISUP
3 6 (60.00%) WCDMA
3 6 (60.00%) ISDN
3 6 (60.00%) PSTN
3 6 (60.00%) 3GPP
3 6 (60.00%) UMTS
3 6 (60.00%) ATM
3 6 (60.00%) CDMA
3 6 (60.00%) GPRS
3 6 (60.00%) Marketing
4 5 (50.00%) Wireless
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Sybase
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 2000
4 5 (50.00%) Windows NT
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) MGW
5 4 (40.00%) VoIP
5 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (30.00%) GGSN
6 3 (30.00%) SGSN
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco
7 2 (20.00%) LTE
7 2 (20.00%) SCTP
7 2 (20.00%) XCAP
7 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
7 2 (20.00%) 4G
7 2 (20.00%) 2G

Megaco
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Megaco 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 Megaco. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) GSM
2 7 (70.00%) ISUP
3 6 (60.00%) WCDMA
3 6 (60.00%) ISDN
3 6 (60.00%) PSTN
3 6 (60.00%) 3GPP
3 6 (60.00%) UMTS
3 6 (60.00%) ATM
3 6 (60.00%) CDMA
3 6 (60.00%) GPRS
4 5 (50.00%) Wireless
4 5 (50.00%) MGW
5 4 (40.00%) VoIP
6 3 (30.00%) GGSN
6 3 (30.00%) SGSN
7 2 (20.00%) LTE
7 2 (20.00%) SMPP
7 2 (20.00%) TCAP
7 2 (20.00%) 2G
7 2 (20.00%) SCTP
General
1 6 (60.00%) Marketing
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Core Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) UNIX
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 5 (50.00%) Windows NT
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) Debian
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Project Management
1 1 (10.00%) PLM
1 1 (10.00%) Network Design
1 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (10.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) CCDP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Sybase
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Acme Packet
3 1 (10.00%) Sonus
3 1 (10.00%) Sun
3 1 (10.00%) HP