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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 889 915 909
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -6
Permanent jobs citing NGN 46 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.021% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 21
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,649 £21,200 £24,875
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £59,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%

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
17278 19320 18195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 18.15% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14368 15676 14260
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing NGN over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 within the UK.

NGN Salary Histogram in the UK

NGN
Top 19 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 10 February 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 +43 45 £45,000 - 6
London +33 30 £35,000 -22.22% 2
South East +9 7 £37,000 -40.80% 2
Yorkshire - 5 £45,000 -
City of London - 4 £92,500 - 1
Kent - 4 £37,000 - 1
Leeds - 4 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £45,000 -
Reading -5 3 - -
Berkshire -20 3 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £33,649 -
Cambridgeshire +9 2 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Cambridge 0 2 £67,500 +35.00% 1
East of England 0 2 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Hull - 1 £50,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £25,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £25,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £25,000 - 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -

NGN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 34 (51.52%) Finance
2 28 (42.42%) Network Security
3 25 (37.88%) WAN
4 24 (36.36%) Packet Switching
4 24 (36.36%) DWDM
4 24 (36.36%) MPLS
4 24 (36.36%) Statistics
4 24 (36.36%) Unified Communications
4 24 (36.36%) Data Centre
5 23 (34.85%) Degree
6 22 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 22 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 21 (31.82%) LAN
7 21 (31.82%) VPN
8 19 (28.79%) Asset Management
9 14 (21.21%) VoIP
10 13 (19.70%) Cisco
10 13 (19.70%) Financial Institution
10 13 (19.70%) Retail
10 13 (19.70%) Fixed Income
10 13 (19.70%) Equities
11 12 (18.18%) Wireless
11 12 (18.18%) SS7
11 12 (18.18%) Skype for Business
12 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 11 (16.67%) CCIE
12 11 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (16.67%) Computer Science
13 9 (13.64%) CCNP
13 9 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus

NGN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 12 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 4 (6.06%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (42.42%) Network Security
2 25 (37.88%) WAN
3 24 (36.36%) DWDM
3 24 (36.36%) MPLS
3 24 (36.36%) Packet Switching
3 24 (36.36%) Unified Communications
4 21 (31.82%) LAN
4 21 (31.82%) VPN
5 14 (21.21%) VoIP
6 12 (18.18%) SS7
6 12 (18.18%) Wireless
7 9 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (12.12%) CDMA
8 8 (12.12%) Diameter Protocol
8 8 (12.12%) GPRS
8 8 (12.12%) GSM
8 8 (12.12%) H.323
8 8 (12.12%) MGCP
8 8 (12.12%) UMTS
8 8 (12.12%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) Oracle Database
General
1 34 (51.52%) Finance
2 22 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 13 (19.70%) Financial Institution
3 13 (19.70%) Retail
4 3 (4.55%) Marketing
5 2 (3.03%) French Language
6 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 9 (13.64%) Head of Communications
2 9 (13.64%) Technical Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Head of IT
3 8 (12.12%) Technical Support
3 8 (12.12%) Technical Support Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Network Technician
5 6 (9.09%) Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Head of Infrastructure
6 4 (6.06%) Head of IT Infrastructure
6 4 (6.06%) Head of Networks
6 4 (6.06%) Presales Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Voice Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Voice Support Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) VoLTE Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) C Developer
7 3 (4.55%) C/C++ Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Junior C++ Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Telecoms Account Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (36.36%) Data Centre
1 24 (36.36%) Statistics
2 13 (19.70%) Equities
2 13 (19.70%) Fixed Income
3 11 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 7 (10.61%) User Experience
5 6 (9.09%) IPTV
6 5 (7.58%) Driving Licence
7 3 (4.55%) Algorithms
7 3 (4.55%) Data Structures
7 3 (4.55%) Smartphone
7 3 (4.55%) STB
7 3 (4.55%) Video on Demand
8 2 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (3.03%) Handset
8 2 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (1.52%) CCTV
9 1 (1.52%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Solaris
1 8 (12.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 19 (28.79%) Asset Management
3 7 (10.61%) Network Design
3 7 (10.61%) Network Management
4 6 (9.09%) ITIL
4 6 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 5 (7.58%) Performance Improvement
5 5 (7.58%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (6.06%) Change Control
6 4 (6.06%) Change Management
6 4 (6.06%) Coaching
6 4 (6.06%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 4 (6.06%) Network Architecture
6 4 (6.06%) Presales
6 4 (6.06%) Product Management
6 4 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (4.55%) B2B
7 3 (4.55%) B2C
7 3 (4.55%) CRM
7 3 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) C
1 4 (6.06%) Java
2 3 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (34.85%) Degree
2 11 (16.67%) CCIE
2 11 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (13.64%) CCNP
4 6 (9.09%) CISSP
5 4 (6.06%) CISM
6 2 (3.03%) CHFI
7 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Cisco
2 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.12%) Oracle
3 8 (12.12%) Sybase
4 6 (9.09%) Avaya
5 4 (6.06%) HP
5 4 (6.06%) LANDesk
6 2 (3.03%) Mitel
7 1 (1.52%) Siemens
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