The table below looks at the statistics for NGN skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited NGN over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Next Generation Network (NGN)
UK
Rank 847 901 933
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +32
Permanent jobs citing NGN 10 45 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.044% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.073% 0.26% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 25 5
Median salary £81,250 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+80.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £110,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £105,000 £45,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -20.00%

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
13616 17522 19424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.16% 17.15% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11135 14565 15686
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

NGN
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing NGN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 February 2017 within the UK.

NGN Salary Histogram in the UK

NGN
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NGN within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +64 10 £81,250 +98.17%
London +60 7 £37,500 -28.57%
East of England +18 3 £105,000 +47.36%
Hertfordshire - 3 £105,000 -

NGN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing NGN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for NGN.

1 19 (54.29%) Telecoms
2 14 (40.00%) Cisco
2 14 (40.00%) Presales
3 13 (37.14%) LAN
3 13 (37.14%) VoIP
3 13 (37.14%) Firewall
4 12 (34.29%) Degree
5 11 (31.43%) 4G
5 11 (31.43%) 3G
6 10 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 10 (28.57%) Network Security
7 9 (25.71%) OSPF
8 8 (22.86%) WAN
8 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
8 8 (22.86%) Business Development
8 8 (22.86%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (22.86%) Network Design
8 8 (22.86%) IPTV
8 8 (22.86%) Marketing
8 8 (22.86%) VoLTE
8 8 (22.86%) Internet of Things
8 8 (22.86%) Radio Access Network
8 8 (22.86%) Big Data
8 8 (22.86%) Analytics
8 8 (22.86%) Customer Engagement
8 8 (22.86%) 5G
8 8 (22.86%) Value-Added Service
9 7 (20.00%) Aruba
9 7 (20.00%) Retail
9 7 (20.00%) WLAN

NGN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) Firewall
1 13 (37.14%) LAN
1 13 (37.14%) VoIP
2 11 (31.43%) 3G
2 11 (31.43%) 4G
3 10 (28.57%) Network Security
4 9 (25.71%) OSPF
5 8 (22.86%) 5G
5 8 (22.86%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (22.86%) Value-Added Service
5 8 (22.86%) VoLTE
5 8 (22.86%) WAN
6 7 (20.00%) DHCP
6 7 (20.00%) DNS
6 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (20.00%) WLAN
7 6 (17.14%) IP Telephony
7 6 (17.14%) VPN
7 6 (17.14%) VRRP
8 5 (14.29%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) Big Data
General
1 19 (54.29%) Telecoms
2 8 (22.86%) Marketing
3 7 (20.00%) Retail
4 6 (17.14%) Finance
5 3 (8.57%) Banking
6 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Head of Infrastructure
3 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) IT Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Security Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Security Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco Network Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Cisco Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
2 8 (22.86%) Internet of Things
2 8 (22.86%) IPTV
3 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Android
3 2 (5.71%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Presales
2 8 (22.86%) Analytics
2 8 (22.86%) Business Development
2 8 (22.86%) Customer Engagement
2 8 (22.86%) Network Design
3 6 (17.14%) Network Management
3 6 (17.14%) People Management
4 5 (14.29%) Fault Management
5 4 (11.43%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
5 4 (11.43%) Information Security
6 3 (8.57%) CRM
7 2 (5.71%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 2 (5.71%) High Availability
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (5.71%) Open Source
7 2 (5.71%) Project Management
7 2 (5.71%) Security Architecture
7 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) Perl
1 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (14.29%) CCNP
4 2 (5.71%) CCIE
4 2 (5.71%) CISM
4 2 (5.71%) CISSP
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (11.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Cisco
2 7 (20.00%) Aruba
3 6 (17.14%) HP
3 6 (17.14%) Palo Alto
4 4 (11.43%) Aerohive Networks
4 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
4 4 (11.43%) Extreme Networks
4 4 (11.43%) Fortinet
4 4 (11.43%) Huawei
4 4 (11.43%) Meraki
4 4 (11.43%) Sourcefire
5 3 (8.57%) BT
5 3 (8.57%) Citrix
5 3 (8.57%) Infoblox
5 3 (8.57%) Intel Security
5 3 (8.57%) Juniper
5 3 (8.57%) Openreach
6 2 (5.71%) VMware
7 1 (2.86%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.86%) Nortel