Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for NGN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited NGN over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Next Generation Network (NGN)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1154 1158 1226
Rank change year-on-year +4 +68 +11
Permanent jobs citing NGN 18 32 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.011% 0.018% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.068% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 24
England median annual salary £34,712 £85,000 £33,649
Median salary % change year-on-year -59.16% +152.61% -41.48%
10th Percentile £33,184 £24,800 £30,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £132,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £34,712 £85,000 £33,649
% change year-on-year -59.16% +152.61% -41.48%

NGN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26575 30584 34121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.70% 17.04% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 21642 25226 28378
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing NGN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for NGN in England

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Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing NGN in England.

Salary trend for NGN in England

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Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NGN in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for NGN in England

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Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NGN within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West - 12 £34,712 -
South East +30 2 £40,000 -63.64%
London -10 2 £85,000 +147.39% 1
Midlands +27 1 £29,000 -27.50%
West Midlands 0 1 £29,000 -27.50%
North of England - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
NGN
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for NGN.

1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Network Design
3 11 (61.11%) Network Planning
3 11 (61.11%) Mobile Computing
3 11 (61.11%) IPv4
3 11 (61.11%) IPv6
3 11 (61.11%) Unix
4 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (16.67%) Information Security
5 3 (16.67%) Firewall
5 3 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) IIS
6 2 (11.11%) Python
6 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
6 2 (11.11%) Windows
6 2 (11.11%) ISEB
6 2 (11.11%) DSL
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (11.11%) Information Security Management
6 2 (11.11%) Security Management
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Case Management
6 2 (11.11%) Analytical Thinking
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (11.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) IPv4
1 11 (61.11%) IPv6
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) DSL
4 1 (5.56%) ATM
4 1 (5.56%) BGP
4 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.56%) IPsec
4 1 (5.56%) ISDN
4 1 (5.56%) MPLS
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security
4 1 (5.56%) OSPF
4 1 (5.56%) PPP
4 1 (5.56%) PSTN
4 1 (5.56%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (5.56%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (5.56%) VoLTE
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
1 2 (11.11%) Selenium
1 2 (11.11%) TestComplete
1 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Network Support
2 5 (27.78%) Network Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Network Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Network Systems Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) OpenDaylight
1 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (5.56%) IPTV
4 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Unix
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Network Design
2 11 (61.11%) Network Planning
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (11.11%) Analytical Thinking
5 2 (11.11%) Case Management
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security Management
5 2 (11.11%) ISMS
5 2 (11.11%) Line Management
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Security Management
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) Competitor Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) CISA
2 1 (5.56%) CISM
2 1 (5.56%) CISSP
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.56%) Juniper
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) Varonis
2 1 (5.56%) VMware