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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Megaco (H.248)
Rank 889 868 896
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +28
Permanent jobs citing Megaco 5 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.011% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.024% 0.063% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 7
Average salary £35,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £45,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £49,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £45,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +25.00%

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
20560 19004 21795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.94% 17.58% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16340 15365 17841
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 27 August 2014 within the UK.

Megaco Salary Histogram in the UK

Megaco
Top 4 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 27 August 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
Berkshire +2 5 £35,500 -21.11%
South East -27 5 £35,500 -21.11%
England -59 5 £35,500 -21.11%
Reading -6 2 £52,500 +16.66%

Megaco
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (87.50%) GSM
2 6 (75.00%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) ISUP
4 4 (50.00%) ATM
4 4 (50.00%) CDMA
4 4 (50.00%) GPRS
4 4 (50.00%) ISDN
4 4 (50.00%) PSTN
4 4 (50.00%) 3GPP
4 4 (50.00%) UMTS
4 4 (50.00%) VoIP
4 4 (50.00%) WCDMA
4 4 (50.00%) Marketing
4 4 (50.00%) MGW
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) GGSN
5 3 (37.50%) SGSN
5 3 (37.50%) Windows NT
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Sybase
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) LTE
7 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
7 1 (12.50%) NGN
7 1 (12.50%) Degree
7 1 (12.50%) Computer Science

Megaco
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (87.50%) GSM
2 5 (62.50%) ISUP
3 4 (50.00%) ATM
3 4 (50.00%) CDMA
3 4 (50.00%) GPRS
3 4 (50.00%) ISDN
3 4 (50.00%) PSTN
3 4 (50.00%) 3GPP
3 4 (50.00%) UMTS
3 4 (50.00%) VoIP
3 4 (50.00%) WCDMA
3 4 (50.00%) MGW
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) GGSN
4 3 (37.50%) SGSN
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) LTE
6 1 (12.50%) 2G
6 1 (12.50%) NGN
6 1 (12.50%) SCTP
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Core Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Customer Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000
2 3 (37.50%) Windows NT
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) PLM
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Sybase
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat