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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 929 949 955
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Permanent jobs citing NGN 4 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.009% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.024% 0.053% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 24
Median salary £50,000 £38,066 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.35% -30.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,219 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £63,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +6.25%

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
16625 18769 20487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.95% 16.99% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13836 15403 16360
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 23 July 2016 within the UK.

NGN Salary Histogram in the UK

NGN
Top 7 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 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +43 4 £50,000 +31.35% 6
Cambridgeshire - 2 £75,000 - 2
Cambridge - 2 £75,000 - 2
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £25,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £25,000 -
East of England - 2 £75,000 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £25,000 -

NGN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 20 (60.61%) Degree
2 17 (51.52%) Telecoms
3 13 (39.39%) Presales
4 11 (33.33%) VoLTE
4 11 (33.33%) Intelligent Network
4 11 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 11 (33.33%) LTE
4 11 (33.33%) Network Architecture
4 11 (33.33%) SS7
4 11 (33.33%) Java
4 11 (33.33%) J2EE
5 9 (27.27%) Network Security
6 8 (24.24%) Data Structures
6 8 (24.24%) C
6 8 (24.24%) C++
7 7 (21.21%) Avaya
7 7 (21.21%) Algorithms
7 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
7 7 (21.21%) Data Analysis
7 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
8 6 (18.18%) HP
8 6 (18.18%) ITIL
8 6 (18.18%) Finance
9 5 (15.15%) IP Telephony
9 5 (15.15%) ISDN
10 4 (12.12%) Coaching
10 4 (12.12%) Unified Communications
10 4 (12.12%) Change Control
10 4 (12.12%) LANDesk
10 4 (12.12%) Linux

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 4 (12.12%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) Intelligent Network
1 11 (33.33%) LTE
1 11 (33.33%) SS7
1 11 (33.33%) VoLTE
2 9 (27.27%) Network Security
3 5 (15.15%) IP Telephony
3 5 (15.15%) ISDN
4 4 (12.12%) Unified Communications
5 3 (9.09%) VoIP
5 3 (9.09%) WAN
6 2 (6.06%) CTI
6 2 (6.06%) DWDM
6 2 (6.06%) LAN
6 2 (6.06%) MGW
6 2 (6.06%) MPLS
6 2 (6.06%) Packet Switching
6 2 (6.06%) SMS
6 2 (6.06%) VPN
7 1 (3.03%) Converged Networks
7 1 (3.03%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
General
1 17 (51.52%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.18%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Consultant
1 11 (33.33%) Presales Consultant
1 11 (33.33%) VoLTE Consultant
2 8 (24.24%) C++ Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Developer
3 7 (21.21%) C Developer
3 7 (21.21%) C/C++ Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Graduate
4 5 (15.15%) Graduate C C++ Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Graduate C Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Graduate C++ Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Graduate Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Junior
4 5 (15.15%) Junior C Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Junior C++ Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Junior Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Voice Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) J2EE
2 2 (6.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Data Structures
2 7 (21.21%) Algorithms
2 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.09%) IVR
4 2 (6.06%) Statistics
5 1 (3.03%) Clustering
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.03%) Equities
5 1 (3.03%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.03%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Presales
2 11 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 11 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (21.21%) Data Analysis
3 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
4 6 (18.18%) ITIL
5 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
5 4 (12.12%) Change Control
5 4 (12.12%) Change Management
5 4 (12.12%) Coaching
6 3 (9.09%) Fault Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) High Availability
7 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (6.06%) Network Design
7 2 (6.06%) Release Management
7 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.06%) WFM
8 1 (3.03%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) C
2 8 (24.24%) C++
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) CCIE
3 1 (3.03%) CCNP
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CISM
3 1 (3.03%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Firmware
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (3.03%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Avaya
2 6 (18.18%) HP
3 4 (12.12%) LANDesk
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco
4 3 (9.09%) Mitel
4 3 (9.09%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) Ericsson
5 2 (6.06%) Nokia
5 2 (6.06%) Nortel
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle
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