The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 890 875 890
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Permanent jobs citing NGN 45 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.011% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.058% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 33 11 10
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £44,750
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £70,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -15.00%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20651 22515 22399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.83% 19.91% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 16370 18140 18686
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 16 April 2014 within the UK.

NGN Salary Histogram in the UK

NGN
Top 23 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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -7 44 £38,750 -8.82% 5
Berkshire +19 18 £35,000 -22.22% 1
South East +7 18 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Reading - 15 £35,000 - 1
South West +4 10 £44,000 +3.52%
North West - 8 £21,000 - 1
Manchester - 8 £21,000 - 1
East of England -4 5 £65,000 +1.92% 2
Devon - 5 £45,000 -
Cambridge +15 4 £65,000 -7.14% 2
Cambridgeshire 0 4 £65,000 -7.14% 2
Bristol +2 3 £42,500 -
London -48 3 £55,000 -
Newbury - 3 - -
Paignton - 3 £46,500 -
Exeter - 2 £40,000 -
Stockport - 1 £21,000 -
Watford - 1 £45,000 -
Yeovil - 1 £35,000 -
Dorset - 1 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Somerset - 1 £35,000 -
City of London - 1 £65,000 -

NGN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 55 (79.71%) Telecoms
2 29 (42.03%) MPLS
3 20 (28.99%) SS7
4 17 (24.64%) Java
5 16 (23.19%) VoIP
6 14 (20.29%) Broadband
7 13 (18.84%) ISDN
7 13 (18.84%) Internet
7 13 (18.84%) Nokia
7 13 (18.84%) Nortel
8 12 (17.39%) Project Management
9 11 (15.94%) Ethernet
10 10 (14.49%) PRINCE2
11 9 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (13.04%) OO
11 9 (13.04%) Project Planning
11 9 (13.04%) Degree
12 8 (11.59%) Linux
12 8 (11.59%) J2EE
12 8 (11.59%) Hibernate
13 7 (10.14%) Jython
13 7 (10.14%) JMX
13 7 (10.14%) Swing
13 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
13 7 (10.14%) JMS
13 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
13 7 (10.14%) Network Management
13 7 (10.14%) Spring
13 7 (10.14%) Marketing
14 6 (8.70%) OSGi

NGN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (42.03%) MPLS
2 20 (28.99%) SS7
3 16 (23.19%) VoIP
4 14 (20.29%) Broadband
5 13 (18.84%) ISDN
5 13 (18.84%) Internet
6 11 (15.94%) Ethernet
7 9 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (8.70%) 3G
8 6 (8.70%) SNMP
8 6 (8.70%) LDAP
9 5 (7.25%) ATM
9 5 (7.25%) VPN
9 5 (7.25%) SDH
9 5 (7.25%) DSLAM
9 5 (7.25%) LTE
10 4 (5.80%) Wireless Security
10 4 (5.80%) VoLTE
10 4 (5.80%) Wireless
11 3 (4.35%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (79.71%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.14%) Marketing
3 5 (7.25%) Billing
4 3 (4.35%) Finance
4 3 (4.35%) French Language
4 3 (4.35%) German Language
5 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.45%) Advertising
5 1 (1.45%) Avionics
5 1 (1.45%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Voice Engineer
2 12 (17.39%) Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Java Developer
4 9 (13.04%) Network Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Project Manager
5 8 (11.59%) Voice Network Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Account Director
6 4 (5.80%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Sales Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Product Manager
8 2 (2.90%) UML Business Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Java Swing Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Scala Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Service Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Technical Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Software Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) J2EE
1 8 (11.59%) Hibernate
2 7 (10.14%) JMX
2 7 (10.14%) Swing
2 7 (10.14%) JMS
2 7 (10.14%) Spring
3 6 (8.70%) OSGi
3 6 (8.70%) Java RMI
3 6 (8.70%) CORBA
4 3 (4.35%) LAMP
5 1 (1.45%) MFC
5 1 (1.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.35%) EqualLogic
3 2 (2.90%) STB
3 2 (2.90%) Social Network
3 2 (2.90%) Open Source
3 2 (2.90%) IVR
4 1 (1.45%) Firmware
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.45%) IPTV
4 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.45%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Linux
2 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.35%) Windows
4 1 (1.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) Project Management
2 10 (14.49%) PRINCE2
3 9 (13.04%) OO
3 9 (13.04%) Project Planning
4 7 (10.14%) Network Management
5 5 (7.25%) Performance Management
6 4 (5.80%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (5.80%) Security Testing
6 4 (5.80%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (5.80%) Network Architecture
6 4 (5.80%) CRM
6 4 (5.80%) ITIL
7 3 (4.35%) UML
7 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.35%) Software Architecture
7 3 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.35%) Product Management
8 2 (2.90%) Use Case
8 2 (2.90%) Business Transformation
8 2 (2.90%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.64%) Java
2 7 (10.14%) Jython
3 2 (2.90%) Scala
3 2 (2.90%) C
4 1 (1.45%) C++
4 1 (1.45%) SQL
4 1 (1.45%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.45%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) Postgraduate
2 3 (4.35%) MBA
3 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.90%) CCNA
4 1 (1.45%) PhD
4 1 (1.45%) CCIE
4 1 (1.45%) CCVP
4 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Nokia
1 13 (18.84%) Nortel
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.35%) NetApp
4 3 (4.35%) HP
4 3 (4.35%) Dell
4 3 (4.35%) Siebel
4 3 (4.35%) VMware
4 3 (4.35%) 3PAR
5 2 (2.90%) Huawei
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle
6 1 (1.45%) Remedy
6 1 (1.45%) Genesys
6 1 (1.45%) Intel
6 1 (1.45%) Facebook
6 1 (1.45%) Twitter
6 1 (1.45%) Verint
6 1 (1.45%) Agilent
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