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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 841 848 871
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +23
Permanent jobs citing NGN 25 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.026% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.15% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 14
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £24,300 £38,950
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £65,000 £130,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -13.88%

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
18559 17813 21817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.08% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15078 13984 18103
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 January 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NGN within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 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 25 £50,000 - 6
Reading +9 15 - - 1
Berkshire +2 15 - - 1
South East -13 15 - - 1
London -5 7 £57,500 -4.16% 5
North West -3 2 £26,000 -
Cambridge -3 1 £50,000 -23.07%
Manchester -6 1 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire -6 1 £50,000 -23.07%
East of England -10 1 £50,000 -23.07%
Lancashire - 1 £17,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £45,000 -
Chorley - 1 £17,000 -

NGN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 56 (82.35%) Telecoms
2 27 (39.71%) Service Management
3 26 (38.24%) Wireless
4 22 (32.35%) Marketing
4 22 (32.35%) Broadband
5 20 (29.41%) Ericsson
5 20 (29.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 19 (27.94%) Product Management
7 18 (26.47%) ATM
8 17 (25.00%) DSLAM
8 17 (25.00%) Business Development
9 16 (23.53%) CDMA
9 16 (23.53%) UMTS
10 15 (22.06%) Huawei
11 12 (17.65%) SDH
11 12 (17.65%) CRM
12 11 (16.18%) Windows
12 11 (16.18%) SS7
12 11 (16.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 10 (14.71%) UNIX
13 10 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (14.71%) SIGTRAN
13 10 (14.71%) Analytics
14 9 (13.24%) WCDMA
14 9 (13.24%) 3GPP
14 9 (13.24%) GPRS
14 9 (13.24%) Sybase
15 7 (10.29%) WLAN
15 7 (10.29%) Radio Access Network
15 7 (10.29%) Cloud Computing

NGN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 7 (10.29%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (38.24%) Wireless
2 22 (32.35%) Broadband
3 18 (26.47%) ATM
4 17 (25.00%) DSLAM
5 16 (23.53%) UMTS
5 16 (23.53%) CDMA
6 12 (17.65%) SDH
7 11 (16.18%) SS7
8 10 (14.71%) SIGTRAN
9 9 (13.24%) 3GPP
9 9 (13.24%) GPRS
9 9 (13.24%) WCDMA
10 7 (10.29%) WLAN
10 7 (10.29%) Radio Access Network
11 5 (7.35%) WAN
12 3 (4.41%) MPLS
12 3 (4.41%) MVNO
12 3 (4.41%) LAN
13 2 (2.94%) Firewall
13 2 (2.94%) DSL
General
1 56 (82.35%) Telecoms
2 22 (32.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) Account Manager
2 13 (19.12%) Sales Manager
3 9 (13.24%) Junior
3 9 (13.24%) CS Core Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Business Development Executive
5 5 (7.35%) Junior Account Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Account Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Business Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.47%) Sales Consultant
9 1 (1.47%) Development Manager
9 1 (1.47%) Business Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) Doctrine
2 1 (1.47%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Handset
1 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.47%) IVR
2 1 (1.47%) STB
2 1 (1.47%) IPTV
2 1 (1.47%) Statistics
2 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Windows
2 10 (14.71%) UNIX
3 1 (1.47%) Android
3 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.71%) Service Management
2 19 (27.94%) Product Management
3 17 (25.00%) Business Development
4 12 (17.65%) CRM
5 10 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (14.71%) Analytics
6 5 (7.35%) Requirements Management
7 4 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 4 (5.88%) Six Sigma
7 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.88%) UML
7 4 (5.88%) Project Management
7 4 (5.88%) BPMN
8 3 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.41%) Validation
9 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.47%) Migration
10 1 (1.47%) PLM
10 1 (1.47%) Network Design
10 1 (1.47%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) Postgraduate
3 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.94%) CCIE
4 2 (2.94%) CCDP
5 1 (1.47%) CCNP
5 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Netcool
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) Ericsson
1 20 (29.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 15 (22.06%) Huawei
3 11 (16.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 9 (13.24%) Sybase
5 4 (5.88%) Nokia
5 4 (5.88%) Siemens
6 3 (4.41%) Cisco
6 3 (4.41%) VMware
7 2 (2.94%) Citrix
7 2 (2.94%) NetApp
8 1 (1.47%) BT
8 1 (1.47%) Avaya
8 1 (1.47%) Juniper
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
networx
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Company car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £Competitive Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Other
Vodafone
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago