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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Next Generation Network (NGN)
Rank 887 842 877
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +35
Permanent jobs citing NGN 28 27 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.025% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 25
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,200 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,340 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +14.28%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20438 19756 21051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.37% 18.15% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 16418 15894 17380
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 24 July 2014 within the UK.

NGN Salary Histogram in the UK

NGN
Top 21 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 24 July 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
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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 -23 28 £55,000 +37.50% 6
London -23 16 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Brentford - 12 £55,000 -
South East -30 5 £45,000 +5.88%
East of England -9 4 £62,500 +47.92% 4
Cambridgeshire - 4 £62,500 - 4
Cambridge - 4 £62,500 - 4
Berkshire +4 3 £85,000 +100.00%
Reading -6 3 £85,000 -
City of London -2 2 £72,500 +81.25%
North West - 2 £18,000 - 1
South West -22 1 £21,000 -23.63%
Devon - 1 £21,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £18,000 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £27,500 -
Chorley - 1 £18,000 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Paignton - 1 £21,000 -
Aylesbury - 1 £27,500 -

NGN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 57 (81.43%) Telecoms
2 21 (30.00%) SS7
2 21 (30.00%) MPLS
3 19 (27.14%) VoIP
4 18 (25.71%) Nokia
5 15 (21.43%) ISDN
6 14 (20.00%) Nortel
7 13 (18.57%) Java
8 12 (17.14%) Internet
8 12 (17.14%) Business Development
9 10 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 10 (14.29%) Ericsson
9 10 (14.29%) Project Management
9 10 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 9 (12.86%) Degree
10 9 (12.86%) Broadband
11 8 (11.43%) PRINCE2
11 8 (11.43%) Ethernet
12 7 (10.00%) OO
12 7 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (10.00%) Project Planning
13 6 (8.57%) Product Management
13 6 (8.57%) Radio Access Network
13 6 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (8.57%) Wireless
13 6 (8.57%) Hibernate
13 6 (8.57%) J2EE
13 6 (8.57%) 3G
14 5 (7.14%) JMX
14 5 (7.14%) Swing

NGN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 4 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.00%) SS7
1 21 (30.00%) MPLS
2 19 (27.14%) VoIP
3 15 (21.43%) ISDN
4 12 (17.14%) Internet
5 9 (12.86%) Broadband
6 8 (11.43%) Ethernet
7 7 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (8.57%) Radio Access Network
8 6 (8.57%) Wireless
8 6 (8.57%) 3G
9 5 (7.14%) VoLTE
9 5 (7.14%) LTE
9 5 (7.14%) Wireless Security
10 4 (5.71%) LDAP
10 4 (5.71%) SNMP
11 3 (4.29%) ATM
11 3 (4.29%) SDH
11 3 (4.29%) WLAN
11 3 (4.29%) DSLAM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Eclipse
General
1 57 (81.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.14%) Marketing
3 3 (4.29%) Billing
4 1 (1.43%) Electronics
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
4 1 (1.43%) French Language
4 1 (1.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
2 11 (15.71%) Network Engineer
3 10 (14.29%) Voice Network Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Project Manager
4 9 (12.86%) Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Java Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Consultant
7 6 (8.57%) Sales Manager
7 6 (8.57%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 6 (8.57%) Business Development Executive
8 5 (7.14%) Sales Consultant
9 4 (5.71%) Account Manager
9 4 (5.71%) Product Manager
10 3 (4.29%) Junior
10 3 (4.29%) Technical Manager
10 3 (4.29%) Technical Project Manager
10 3 (4.29%) Analyst
11 2 (2.86%) Java Swing Developer
11 2 (2.86%) Account Director
11 2 (2.86%) VoIP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) Hibernate
1 6 (8.57%) J2EE
2 5 (7.14%) JMX
2 5 (7.14%) Swing
2 5 (7.14%) JMS
2 5 (7.14%) Spring
3 4 (5.71%) OSGi
3 4 (5.71%) Java RMI
3 4 (5.71%) CORBA
4 1 (1.43%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) STB
2 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.86%) Social Network
2 2 (2.86%) IVR
3 1 (1.43%) Firmware
3 1 (1.43%) IPTV
3 1 (1.43%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.43%) Physics
3 1 (1.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.86%) Solaris
3 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.14%) Business Development
2 10 (14.29%) Project Management
3 8 (11.43%) PRINCE2
4 7 (10.00%) OO
4 7 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 6 (8.57%) Product Management
6 5 (7.14%) Network Architecture
6 5 (7.14%) Network Management
6 5 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (7.14%) Security Testing
7 4 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (4.29%) CRM
8 3 (4.29%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.86%) ISMS
9 2 (2.86%) Revenue Management
9 2 (2.86%) Scrum
9 2 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.86%) Information Security Management
9 2 (2.86%) Security Management
9 2 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.57%) Java
2 5 (7.14%) Jython
3 3 (4.29%) SQL
4 2 (2.86%) Scala
5 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.43%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) MBA
2 4 (5.71%) Postgraduate
3 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.86%) CISA
4 2 (2.86%) CISM
4 2 (2.86%) PhD
4 2 (2.86%) CISSP
4 2 (2.86%) CCIE
4 2 (2.86%) CCNA
5 1 (1.43%) CCDP
5 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.43%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) Nokia
2 14 (20.00%) Nortel
3 10 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 10 (14.29%) Ericsson
3 10 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 4 (5.71%) Siebel
4 4 (5.71%) Siemens
4 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.29%) Cisco
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.43%) Citrix
7 1 (1.43%) Genesys
7 1 (1.43%) NetApp
7 1 (1.43%) Remedy
7 1 (1.43%) VMware
7 1 (1.43%) Facebook
7 1 (1.43%) Twitter
7 1 (1.43%) Verint
7 1 (1.43%) Agilent
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