The table below looks at the statistics for NGN skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NGN over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 923 973 950
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -23
Permanent jobs citing NGN 25 12 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.011% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.059% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 20 1 34
Average salary £54,750 £62,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.40% +61.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £62,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £62,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +78.57%

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
17871 20473 20505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.31% 18.25% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14818 16231 16240
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

NGN
Jobs Demand Trend

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

NGN Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NGN
Salary Trend

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

NGN Salary Trend in the UK

NGN
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NGN over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 within the UK.

NGN Salary Histogram in the UK

NGN
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NGN within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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 +48 25 £54,750 -12.40% 9
London +21 9 £35,000 - 1
East of England - 8 £75,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 8 £75,000 - 2
Cambridge - 8 £75,000 - 2
South East +8 6 £37,000 -40.80% 4
Kent - 3 £37,000 -
Surrey - 2 - - 3
Woking - 2 - -
Berkshire +10 1 - - 1
Reading +10 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 £75,000 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £25,000 - 2
Bristol - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £25,000 - 2
South West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £25,000 - 2

NGN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing NGN 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 NGN.

1 35 (48.61%) Degree
2 32 (44.44%) Finance
3 27 (37.50%) Network Security
4 26 (36.11%) Telecoms
5 21 (29.17%) WAN
5 21 (29.17%) Data Centre
6 20 (27.78%) Unified Communications
6 20 (27.78%) Packet Switching
6 20 (27.78%) SS7
6 20 (27.78%) DWDM
6 20 (27.78%) MPLS
6 20 (27.78%) Statistics
7 18 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 17 (23.61%) LAN
8 17 (23.61%) VPN
9 15 (20.83%) Asset Management
9 15 (20.83%) Computer Science
10 14 (19.44%) Presales
11 13 (18.06%) Intelligent Network
12 12 (16.67%) Java
12 12 (16.67%) J2EE
12 12 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
12 12 (16.67%) LTE
12 12 (16.67%) Network Architecture
12 12 (16.67%) VoLTE
13 11 (15.28%) Cisco
14 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
14 10 (13.89%) SLA
14 10 (13.89%) VoIP
14 10 (13.89%) Skype for Business

NGN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing NGN 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 NGN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (13.89%) Skype for Business
2 6 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 27 (37.50%) Network Security
2 21 (29.17%) WAN
3 20 (27.78%) DWDM
3 20 (27.78%) MPLS
3 20 (27.78%) Packet Switching
3 20 (27.78%) SS7
3 20 (27.78%) Unified Communications
4 17 (23.61%) LAN
4 17 (23.61%) VPN
5 13 (18.06%) Intelligent Network
6 12 (16.67%) LTE
6 12 (16.67%) VoLTE
7 10 (13.89%) VoIP
8 8 (11.11%) CDMA
8 8 (11.11%) Diameter Protocol
8 8 (11.11%) GPRS
8 8 (11.11%) H.323
8 8 (11.11%) MGCP
8 8 (11.11%) UMTS
8 8 (11.11%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
General
1 32 (44.44%) Finance
2 26 (36.11%) Telecoms
3 9 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 9 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) French Language
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (19.44%) Support Engineer
2 13 (18.06%) Consultant
3 12 (16.67%) Presales Consultant
3 12 (16.67%) VoLTE Consultant
4 10 (13.89%) Technical Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) C++ Developer
5 8 (11.11%) Developer
5 8 (11.11%) Head of Communications
5 8 (11.11%) Technical Support
5 8 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) C Developer
6 7 (9.72%) C/C++ Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Head of IT
7 6 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Voice Support Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Graduate C C++ Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Graduate C Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Graduate C++ Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Junior C Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Junior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 20 (27.78%) Statistics
3 15 (20.83%) Computer Science
4 9 (12.50%) Equities
4 9 (12.50%) Fixed Income
5 8 (11.11%) Data Structures
6 7 (9.72%) Algorithms
7 5 (6.94%) Driving Licence
8 4 (5.56%) User Experience
9 1 (1.39%) CCTV
9 1 (1.39%) Clustering
9 1 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.39%) Handset
9 1 (1.39%) IPTV
9 1 (1.39%) IVR
9 1 (1.39%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (1.39%) STB
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Unix
2 8 (11.11%) Solaris
3 2 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 15 (20.83%) Asset Management
3 14 (19.44%) Presales
4 12 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 12 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (9.72%) Data Analysis
5 7 (9.72%) ITIL
5 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
6 6 (8.33%) Change Control
6 6 (8.33%) Change Management
6 6 (8.33%) Coaching
6 6 (8.33%) Network Design
7 5 (6.94%) Performance Improvement
7 5 (6.94%) Security Architecture
7 5 (6.94%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (5.56%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 4 (5.56%) Network Management
9 2 (2.78%) Product Management
10 1 (1.39%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (1.39%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.67%) Java
2 9 (12.50%) C
3 8 (11.11%) C++
4 2 (2.78%) SQL
5 1 (1.39%) Python
5 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (48.61%) Degree
2 7 (9.72%) CCIE
2 7 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.33%) CCNP
4 5 (6.94%) CISSP
5 4 (5.56%) CISM
6 1 (1.39%) CHFI
6 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Firmware
2 1 (1.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.39%) Docker
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) Cisco
2 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.11%) Oracle
3 8 (11.11%) Sybase
4 7 (9.72%) Avaya
5 6 (8.33%) HP
5 6 (8.33%) LANDesk
6 2 (2.78%) Ericsson
6 2 (2.78%) Nokia
6 2 (2.78%) Nortel
7 1 (1.39%) Mitel
7 1 (1.39%) VMware
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