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

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 905 959 972
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +13
Permanent jobs citing NGN 10 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.005% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.060% 0.026% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 16
Median salary £75,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +31.25%
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £63,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +82.14%

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
16800 19341 21023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 17.44% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13958 15746 16763
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 June 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 June 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 +67 10 £75,000 +89.87% 3
Cambridgeshire - 4 £75,000 -
Cambridge - 4 £75,000 -
East of England - 4 £75,000 - 1
South East +48 3 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 £25,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £25,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £25,000 -
Woking - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
London +32 1 - -
Berkshire +18 1 - - 1
Reading +8 1 - -

NGN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 24 (52.17%) Degree
2 21 (45.65%) Telecoms
3 15 (32.61%) Finance
3 15 (32.61%) Network Security
4 14 (30.43%) SS7
4 14 (30.43%) Presales
5 13 (28.26%) Intelligent Network
6 12 (26.09%) Java
6 12 (26.09%) J2EE
6 12 (26.09%) LTE
6 12 (26.09%) Network Architecture
6 12 (26.09%) VoLTE
6 12 (26.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (21.74%) Unified Communications
8 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
8 9 (19.57%) WAN
8 9 (19.57%) Avaya
8 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
9 8 (17.39%) Data Structures
9 8 (17.39%) DWDM
9 8 (17.39%) MPLS
9 8 (17.39%) HP
9 8 (17.39%) VPN
9 8 (17.39%) LAN
9 8 (17.39%) Packet Switching
9 8 (17.39%) C
9 8 (17.39%) C++
9 8 (17.39%) ITIL
9 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (17.39%) Statistics

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 (13.04%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) Network Security
2 14 (30.43%) SS7
3 13 (28.26%) Intelligent Network
4 12 (26.09%) LTE
4 12 (26.09%) VoLTE
5 10 (21.74%) Unified Communications
6 9 (19.57%) WAN
7 8 (17.39%) DWDM
7 8 (17.39%) LAN
7 8 (17.39%) MPLS
7 8 (17.39%) Packet Switching
7 8 (17.39%) VPN
8 7 (15.22%) IP Telephony
8 7 (15.22%) ISDN
9 6 (13.04%) VoIP
10 4 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (8.70%) DMZ
11 2 (4.35%) CTI
11 2 (4.35%) H.323
11 2 (4.35%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
General
1 21 (45.65%) Telecoms
2 15 (32.61%) Finance
3 4 (8.70%) Financial Institution
3 4 (8.70%) Retail
4 3 (6.52%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Consultant
1 12 (26.09%) Presales Consultant
1 12 (26.09%) VoLTE Consultant
2 8 (17.39%) C++ Developer
2 8 (17.39%) Developer
2 8 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) C Developer
3 7 (15.22%) C/C++ Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Voice Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Voice Support Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Graduate
5 5 (10.87%) Graduate C C++ Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Graduate C Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Graduate C++ Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Junior
5 5 (10.87%) Junior C Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Junior C++ Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Junior Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) J2EE
2 2 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
1 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.39%) Data Structures
2 8 (17.39%) Statistics
3 7 (15.22%) Algorithms
4 4 (8.70%) Equities
4 4 (8.70%) Fixed Income
5 3 (6.52%) IVR
6 1 (2.17%) CCTV
6 1 (2.17%) Clustering
6 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.17%) Handset
6 1 (2.17%) IPTV
6 1 (2.17%) STB
6 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Unix
3 2 (4.35%) Solaris
3 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Presales
2 12 (26.09%) Network Architecture
2 12 (26.09%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Management
3 8 (17.39%) ITIL
4 7 (15.22%) Asset Management
4 7 (15.22%) Data Analysis
4 7 (15.22%) Software Engineering
5 6 (13.04%) Change Control
5 6 (13.04%) Change Management
5 6 (13.04%) Coaching
6 4 (8.70%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 4 (8.70%) Security Architecture
7 3 (6.52%) Fault Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) High Availability
8 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.35%) Network Design
8 2 (4.35%) Product Management
8 2 (4.35%) Release Management
8 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) Java
2 8 (17.39%) C
2 8 (17.39%) C++
3 4 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (2.17%) Python
4 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (52.17%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) CCIE
2 4 (8.70%) CCNP
2 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.70%) CISM
2 4 (8.70%) CISSP
3 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Firmware
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.17%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Avaya
2 8 (17.39%) HP
3 6 (13.04%) LANDesk
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco
5 3 (6.52%) Mitel
5 3 (6.52%) VMware
6 2 (4.35%) Ericsson
6 2 (4.35%) Nokia
6 2 (4.35%) Nortel
6 2 (4.35%) Sybase
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