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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 890 904 870
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -34
Permanent jobs citing NGN 6 28 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.024% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.032% 0.14% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 1 19 8
Average salary £75,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+74.41% +1.17%

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
19013 20183 20793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.79% 17.09% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15223 16169 16792
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 6 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 26 May 2015. 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 +30 5 - -
South East +8 5 - -
Berkshire -1 4 - -
Reading -13 4 - -
Crawley - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -

NGN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 18 (72.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (48.00%) Service Management
2 12 (48.00%) Broadband
3 11 (44.00%) DSLAM
3 11 (44.00%) ATM
4 10 (40.00%) SDH
5 9 (36.00%) Wireless
6 8 (32.00%) Marketing
6 8 (32.00%) Product Management
7 7 (28.00%) IPTV
7 7 (28.00%) CRM
8 6 (24.00%) Windows
8 6 (24.00%) Huawei
8 6 (24.00%) STB
8 6 (24.00%) Degree
9 5 (20.00%) SS7
10 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
10 4 (16.00%) Migration
10 4 (16.00%) 3GPP
10 4 (16.00%) Ericsson
10 4 (16.00%) WCDMA
10 4 (16.00%) SIGTRAN
10 4 (16.00%) Diameter Protocol
11 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (12.00%) User Experience
11 3 (12.00%) Customer Engagement
11 3 (12.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 3 (12.00%) VLAN
11 3 (12.00%) IPv4
11 3 (12.00%) IPv6

NGN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) Broadband
2 11 (44.00%) DSLAM
2 11 (44.00%) ATM
3 10 (40.00%) SDH
4 9 (36.00%) Wireless
5 5 (20.00%) SS7
6 4 (16.00%) SIGTRAN
6 4 (16.00%) 3GPP
6 4 (16.00%) WCDMA
6 4 (16.00%) Diameter Protocol
7 3 (12.00%) VoIP
7 3 (12.00%) WAN
7 3 (12.00%) DNS
7 3 (12.00%) IPv4
7 3 (12.00%) IPv6
7 3 (12.00%) GPRS
7 3 (12.00%) VLAN
7 3 (12.00%) Firewall
8 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (8.00%) DWDM
General
1 18 (72.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (32.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Account Manager
2 3 (12.00%) CS Core Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Business Development Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Development Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Junior Account Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Account Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Voice Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery Coordinator
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.00%) Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Junior
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) IPTV
2 6 (24.00%) STB
3 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (12.00%) User Experience
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Service Management
2 8 (32.00%) Product Management
3 7 (28.00%) CRM
4 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (8.00%) Business Development
7 1 (4.00%) Security Testing
7 1 (4.00%) BPMN
7 1 (4.00%) UML
7 1 (4.00%) MSF
7 1 (4.00%) Analytics
7 1 (4.00%) SDLC
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.00%) Network Design
7 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Requirements Management
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.00%) B2B
7 1 (4.00%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Huawei
2 4 (16.00%) Ericsson
3 3 (12.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (12.00%) Sybase
4 1 (4.00%) Avaya
4 1 (4.00%) Nokia
4 1 (4.00%) BT
4 1 (4.00%) Anite
4 1 (4.00%) VMware