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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 917 942 974
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +32
Permanent jobs citing NGN 15 5 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.005% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.089% 0.026% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 21
Median salary £75,000 £75,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £75,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +70.45%

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
16903 19071 20448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.15% 17.88% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14011 15260 16360
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 May 2016 within the UK.

NGN Salary Histogram in the UK

NGN
Top 13 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 May 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 +55 15 £75,000 - 7
East of England - 6 £75,000 - 1
Cambridge - 6 £75,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £75,000 - 1
London - 5 £35,000 - 3
South East +26 3 - - 1
Surrey - 2 - - 1
Woking - 2 - -
Reading +9 1 - -
Berkshire +7 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £25,000 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £25,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £25,000 - 1

NGN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 32 (53.33%) Degree
2 27 (45.00%) Telecoms
3 22 (36.67%) Finance
4 20 (33.33%) Network Security
4 20 (33.33%) SS7
5 15 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 14 (23.33%) WAN
6 14 (23.33%) Unified Communications
6 14 (23.33%) Data Centre
6 14 (23.33%) Presales
7 13 (21.67%) Intelligent Network
7 13 (21.67%) Packet Switching
7 13 (21.67%) DWDM
7 13 (21.67%) MPLS
7 13 (21.67%) Statistics
8 12 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 12 (20.00%) LTE
8 12 (20.00%) Java
8 12 (20.00%) J2EE
8 12 (20.00%) VoLTE
8 12 (20.00%) Network Architecture
9 11 (18.33%) Infrastructure Management
9 11 (18.33%) VoIP
10 10 (16.67%) LAN
10 10 (16.67%) VPN
10 10 (16.67%) SLA
11 9 (15.00%) Oracle
11 9 (15.00%) C
11 9 (15.00%) Unix
12 8 (13.33%) ITIL

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 6 (10.00%) CMS
2 5 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.33%) Network Security
1 20 (33.33%) SS7
2 14 (23.33%) Unified Communications
2 14 (23.33%) WAN
3 13 (21.67%) DWDM
3 13 (21.67%) Intelligent Network
3 13 (21.67%) MPLS
3 13 (21.67%) Packet Switching
4 12 (20.00%) LTE
4 12 (20.00%) VoLTE
5 11 (18.33%) VoIP
6 10 (16.67%) LAN
6 10 (16.67%) VPN
7 8 (13.33%) CDMA
7 8 (13.33%) GPRS
7 8 (13.33%) GSM
7 8 (13.33%) H.323
7 8 (13.33%) MGCP
7 8 (13.33%) UMTS
7 8 (13.33%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
General
1 27 (45.00%) Telecoms
2 22 (36.67%) Finance
3 4 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) French Language
4 2 (3.33%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Support Engineer
2 13 (21.67%) Consultant
3 12 (20.00%) Presales Consultant
3 12 (20.00%) VoLTE Consultant
4 10 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) C++ Developer
5 8 (13.33%) Developer
5 8 (13.33%) Technical Support
5 8 (13.33%) Technical Support Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) C Developer
6 7 (11.67%) C/C++ Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Voice Support Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Graduate
8 5 (8.33%) Graduate C++ Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Junior
8 5 (8.33%) Junior C Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Junior C++ Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 14 (23.33%) Data Centre
3 13 (21.67%) Statistics
4 8 (13.33%) Data Structures
5 7 (11.67%) Algorithms
6 4 (6.67%) Equities
6 4 (6.67%) Fixed Income
7 2 (3.33%) Driving Licence
7 2 (3.33%) IVR
8 1 (1.67%) CCTV
8 1 (1.67%) Clustering
8 1 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.67%) Handset
8 1 (1.67%) IPTV
8 1 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.67%) STB
8 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Unix
2 8 (13.33%) Solaris
3 3 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Presales
2 12 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 12 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 11 (18.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 8 (13.33%) Asset Management
4 8 (13.33%) ITIL
5 7 (11.67%) Data Analysis
5 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.00%) Change Control
6 6 (10.00%) Change Management
6 6 (10.00%) Coaching
7 5 (8.33%) Security Architecture
8 4 (6.67%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 3 (5.00%) Network Design
10 2 (3.33%) Fault Analysis
10 2 (3.33%) High Availability
10 2 (3.33%) Performance Improvement
10 2 (3.33%) Product Management
10 2 (3.33%) Strategic Planning
11 1 (1.67%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) Java
2 9 (15.00%) C
3 8 (13.33%) C++
4 3 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (1.67%) Python
5 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (53.33%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) CCIE
2 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.33%) CISSP
3 4 (6.67%) CCNP
3 4 (6.67%) CISM
4 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Firmware
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Oracle
2 8 (13.33%) Avaya
2 8 (13.33%) Sybase
3 7 (11.67%) Cisco
3 7 (11.67%) HP
4 6 (10.00%) LANDesk
5 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.33%) Ericsson
6 2 (3.33%) Mitel
6 2 (3.33%) Nokia
6 2 (3.33%) Nortel
6 2 (3.33%) VMware
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