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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 854 838 876
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +38
Permanent jobs citing NGN 50 41 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.038% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 41 31 28
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £68,250
UK excluding London average salary £24,250 £60,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
-59.58% +11.11%

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
20327 18645 22362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.23% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16107 15066 18227
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 21 October 2014 within the UK.

NGN Salary Histogram in the UK

NGN
Top 10 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 21 October 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
(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 -7 50 £60,000 +4.34% 7
London +16 39 £60,000 +42.85% 1
Brentford - 22 £55,000 -
Berkshire +6 10 £18,500 -76.12%
South East -12 10 £18,500 -75.33%
Reading -1 8 - -
City of London +3 3 £82,500 +98.79%
West Midlands - 1 £30,000 - 1
Studley - 1 £30,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £30,000 - 1

NGN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 67 (87.01%) Telecoms
2 32 (41.56%) Business Development
3 26 (33.77%) Ericsson
3 26 (33.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 24 (31.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 17 (22.08%) Broadband
6 15 (19.48%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (19.48%) Radio Access Network
7 14 (18.18%) Service Management
7 14 (18.18%) Marketing
8 11 (14.29%) Wireless
8 11 (14.29%) WLAN
8 11 (14.29%) Product Management
9 10 (12.99%) ATM
9 10 (12.99%) SS7
9 10 (12.99%) Nokia
10 9 (11.69%) Siemens
10 9 (11.69%) DSLAM
10 9 (11.69%) CRM
11 8 (10.39%) Project Management
12 7 (9.09%) CDMA
12 7 (9.09%) SDH
12 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (9.09%) UMTS
12 7 (9.09%) Degree
12 7 (9.09%) Analytics
13 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (6.49%) VoIP
14 5 (6.49%) Cisco

NGN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Cloud Services
1 15 (19.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.08%) Broadband
2 15 (19.48%) Radio Access Network
3 11 (14.29%) Wireless
3 11 (14.29%) WLAN
4 10 (12.99%) ATM
4 10 (12.99%) SS7
5 9 (11.69%) DSLAM
6 7 (9.09%) CDMA
6 7 (9.09%) SDH
6 7 (9.09%) UMTS
7 5 (6.49%) VoIP
8 4 (5.19%) VoLTE
8 4 (5.19%) LTE
9 3 (3.90%) MVNO
9 3 (3.90%) ISDN
9 3 (3.90%) LAN
9 3 (3.90%) WAN
10 2 (2.60%) SIGTRAN
10 2 (2.60%) WCDMA
10 2 (2.60%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) MySQL
General
1 67 (87.01%) Telecoms
2 14 (18.18%) Marketing
3 2 (2.60%) Billing
4 1 (1.30%) French Language
4 1 (1.30%) German Language
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Finance
4 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (28.57%) Sales Manager
2 16 (20.78%) Account Manager
3 15 (19.48%) Business Development Executive
4 9 (11.69%) Junior
5 7 (9.09%) Consultant
6 6 (7.79%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.49%) Sales Consultant
7 5 (6.49%) Senior Manager
7 5 (6.49%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) Architect
8 4 (5.19%) Technical Manager
8 4 (5.19%) Technical Project Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.90%) Analyst
10 2 (2.60%) Business Consultant
10 2 (2.60%) Information Manager
10 2 (2.60%) Information Security Manager
10 2 (2.60%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 2 (2.60%) Telecoms Business Analyst
10 2 (2.60%) OSS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) J2EE
2 1 (1.30%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) Handset
3 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.60%) STB
4 1 (1.30%) IPTV
4 1 (1.30%) Statistics
4 1 (1.30%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) UNIX
2 2 (2.60%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Solaris
2 2 (2.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.56%) Business Development
2 14 (18.18%) Service Management
3 11 (14.29%) Product Management
4 9 (11.69%) CRM
5 8 (10.39%) Project Management
6 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (9.09%) Analytics
7 4 (5.19%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.19%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.90%) Information Security
9 2 (2.60%) Validation
9 2 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.60%) Revenue Management
9 2 (2.60%) Time Management
9 2 (2.60%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.60%) BPMN
9 2 (2.60%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.60%) Business Analysis
9 2 (2.60%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) Java
2 2 (2.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
2 5 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.49%) Postgraduate
3 3 (3.90%) CCIE
3 3 (3.90%) CCDP
4 2 (2.60%) CISM
4 2 (2.60%) CISSP
4 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.30%) PhD
5 1 (1.30%) CCNP
5 1 (1.30%) CCNA
5 1 (1.30%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.30%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Netcool
Vendors
1 26 (33.77%) Ericsson
1 26 (33.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 24 (31.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 10 (12.99%) Nokia
4 9 (11.69%) Siemens
5 5 (6.49%) Cisco
6 4 (5.19%) Huawei
7 3 (3.90%) Citrix
7 3 (3.90%) NetApp
7 3 (3.90%) VMware
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle
8 2 (2.60%) Sybase
9 1 (1.30%) Juniper
9 1 (1.30%) Nortel
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: c£50k DoE + top benefits
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