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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 873 843 854
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +11
Permanent jobs citing NGN 18 53 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.046% 0.029%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.099% 0.25% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16 53 23
Average salary £33,649 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.82% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £50,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,283 £75,000 £59,180
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £62,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +56.25%

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
18114 20946 18941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.63% 18.11% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 15081 16567 15302
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 3 September 2015 within the UK.

NGN Salary Histogram in the UK

NGN
Top 11 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 3 September 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 -14 18 £33,649 -38.82% 3
London -16 16 £33,649 -38.82% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 10 £33,649 - 1
South East +4 2 £52,500 -38.23%
Surbiton - 2 £27,250 -
City of London +26 1 £75,000 +3.44%
Berkshire +12 1 - -
Reading +11 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £52,500 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £52,500 -

NGN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 13 (56.52%) Wireless
2 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
3 10 (43.48%) DNS
3 10 (43.48%) OSPF
3 10 (43.48%) DHCP
3 10 (43.48%) User Experience
4 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
5 7 (30.43%) Network Management
6 6 (26.09%) Network Design
7 5 (21.74%) VoIP
7 5 (21.74%) Unified Communications
8 4 (17.39%) Network Security
8 4 (17.39%) MPLS
8 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (17.39%) CRM
8 4 (17.39%) Broadband
8 4 (17.39%) CCNP
8 4 (17.39%) CCNA
9 3 (13.04%) DSLAM
9 3 (13.04%) Service Management
9 3 (13.04%) Marketing
9 3 (13.04%) ATM
9 3 (13.04%) SDH
9 3 (13.04%) Degree
9 3 (13.04%) Product Management
10 2 (8.70%) VoLTE
10 2 (8.70%) Linux
10 2 (8.70%) SQL
10 2 (8.70%) VPN
10 2 (8.70%) VMware

NGN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) Wireless
2 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
3 10 (43.48%) DHCP
3 10 (43.48%) DNS
3 10 (43.48%) OSPF
4 5 (21.74%) Unified Communications
4 5 (21.74%) VoIP
5 4 (17.39%) Broadband
5 4 (17.39%) MPLS
5 4 (17.39%) Network Security
6 3 (13.04%) DSLAM
6 3 (13.04%) ATM
6 3 (13.04%) SDH
7 2 (8.70%) VPN
7 2 (8.70%) DWDM
7 2 (8.70%) VoLTE
7 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.35%) Diameter Protocol
8 1 (4.35%) LTE
8 1 (4.35%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Support
2 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Account Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Network Technician
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Voice Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Core Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Business Development Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) IPTV
3 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.35%) Video on Demand
3 1 (4.35%) STB
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Network Management
2 6 (26.09%) Network Design
3 4 (17.39%) CRM
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 3 (13.04%) Product Management
5 1 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (4.35%) MSF
5 1 (4.35%) OO
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) OOD
5 1 (4.35%) B2B
5 1 (4.35%) B2C
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) Requirements Management
5 1 (4.35%) Business Development
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) CCNP
1 4 (17.39%) CCNA
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Avaya Certification
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) vCloud
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) Huawei
2 1 (4.35%) Brocade
2 1 (4.35%) Veeam
2 1 (4.35%) Zerto
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Dell
2 1 (4.35%) Avaya
2 1 (4.35%) Juniper
2 1 (4.35%) Ericsson
2 1 (4.35%) Nokia
2 1 (4.35%) Anite
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