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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 886 896 868
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -28
Permanent jobs citing NGN 17 44 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.036% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.084% 0.22% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 3 32 11
Average salary £50,000 £38,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -8.82%
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+60.71% -17.64%

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
20204 20462 22582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.23% 16.94% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16033 16204 18194
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

NGN Salary Histogram in the UK

NGN
Top 9 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 17 April 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
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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 +6 17 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Berkshire -4 11 £62,500 +78.57% 1
South East -8 11 £62,500 +78.57% 1
Reading -11 11 £62,500 +78.57%
London +13 5 £45,000 -18.18%
East of England +27 1 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Cambridge +12 1 £50,000 -23.07% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 1 £50,000 -23.07% 2
Docklands, London - 1 £45,000 -

NGN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 31 (75.61%) Telecoms
2 23 (56.10%) Service Management
3 20 (48.78%) ATM
4 19 (46.34%) Broadband
4 19 (46.34%) Wireless
4 19 (46.34%) DSLAM
5 16 (39.02%) Marketing
5 16 (39.02%) Product Management
6 15 (36.59%) SDH
7 13 (31.71%) Huawei
8 11 (26.83%) Windows
9 10 (24.39%) CRM
9 10 (24.39%) UMTS
9 10 (24.39%) CDMA
9 10 (24.39%) SS7
10 9 (21.95%) SIGTRAN
11 8 (19.51%) UNIX
11 8 (19.51%) Ericsson
12 7 (17.07%) WCDMA
12 7 (17.07%) Sybase
12 7 (17.07%) GPRS
12 7 (17.07%) 3GPP
12 7 (17.07%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
12 7 (17.07%) Degree
13 6 (14.63%) IPTV
13 6 (14.63%) STB
14 4 (9.76%) Requirements Management
14 4 (9.76%) Analytics
14 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery

NGN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (7.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (48.78%) ATM
2 19 (46.34%) Broadband
2 19 (46.34%) DSLAM
2 19 (46.34%) Wireless
3 15 (36.59%) SDH
4 10 (24.39%) UMTS
4 10 (24.39%) CDMA
4 10 (24.39%) SS7
5 9 (21.95%) SIGTRAN
6 7 (17.07%) GPRS
6 7 (17.07%) 3GPP
6 7 (17.07%) WCDMA
7 4 (9.76%) Firewall
8 3 (7.32%) MPLS
8 3 (7.32%) VLAN
8 3 (7.32%) WAN
8 3 (7.32%) VPN
8 3 (7.32%) DNS
8 3 (7.32%) IPv4
8 3 (7.32%) IPv6
General
1 31 (75.61%) Telecoms
2 16 (39.02%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Account Manager
2 7 (17.07%) CS Core Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Account Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Junior Account Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Junior
4 2 (4.88%) Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Consultant
4 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 1 (2.44%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Core Network Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery Coordinator
5 1 (2.44%) Senior Account Manager
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (2.44%) Tester
5 1 (2.44%) Coordinator
5 1 (2.44%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.44%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) STB
1 6 (14.63%) IPTV
2 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.32%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) IVR
3 1 (2.44%) Statistics
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) UNIX
3 1 (2.44%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Service Management
2 16 (39.02%) Product Management
3 10 (24.39%) CRM
4 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.76%) Requirements Management
4 4 (9.76%) Migration
4 4 (9.76%) Analytics
5 3 (7.32%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) BPMN
6 2 (4.88%) UML
6 2 (4.88%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.44%) Project Management
7 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.44%) Validation
7 1 (2.44%) Network Design
7 1 (2.44%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) CCNP
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Huawei
2 8 (19.51%) Ericsson
3 7 (17.07%) Sybase
3 7 (17.07%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) Avaya
4 1 (2.44%) Juniper
4 1 (2.44%) Nokia
4 1 (2.44%) BT
4 1 (2.44%) VMware
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