Period
to 22 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Next Generation Network (NGN)
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1047 1140 1187
Rank change year-on-year +93 +47 +72
Permanent jobs citing NGN 41 41 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.024% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.16% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 30 40 22
UK median annual salary £50,000 £72,500 £34,712
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.03% +108.86% -6.18%
10th Percentile £29,250 £40,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £147,625 £45,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £34,712
% change year-on-year -10.00% +44.04% -51.28%

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 22,673 26,351 28,365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.66% 15.19% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 17,082 20,848 23,041
UK median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

NGN
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for NGN in the UK

NGN
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for NGN in the UK

NGN
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing NGN over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Salary histogram for NGN in the UK

NGN
Top 10 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 6 months to 22 July 2019. 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
England +89 36 £63,511 -12.40% 3
UK excluding London +83 28 £45,000 -10.00% 2
North of England +35 19 £47,500 -34.48% 1
Yorkshire - 14 £47,500 - 1
London +102 13 £80,000 - 1
North West +30 5 - -
Scotland - 5 £32,500 -
East of England +91 2 £45,000 -12.62%
South East +22 1 £75,000 +50.00%
South West - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, IT jobs citing NGN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for NGN.

1 21 (51.22%) Cisco
2 20 (48.78%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (43.90%) Wireless
4 16 (39.02%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (34.15%) Windows
6 13 (31.71%) Change Management
6 13 (31.71%) Validation
7 12 (29.27%) VMware
7 12 (29.27%) Mitel
7 12 (29.27%) Firewall
7 12 (29.27%) Finance
7 12 (29.27%) MPLS
7 12 (29.27%) Citrix
7 12 (29.27%) SQL
7 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
7 12 (29.27%) IIS
7 12 (29.27%) ITIL
7 12 (29.27%) ISDN
7 12 (29.27%) LAN
7 12 (29.27%) PBX
7 12 (29.27%) WAN
7 12 (29.27%) DHCP
7 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
7 12 (29.27%) VPN
7 12 (29.27%) DNS
7 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (29.27%) SAN
7 12 (29.27%) Siemens
7 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
7 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2003

NGN
Co-occurring 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 12 (29.27%) IIS
1 12 (29.27%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (29.27%) Office 365
1 12 (29.27%) SaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (43.90%) Wireless
2 12 (29.27%) DHCP
2 12 (29.27%) DNS
2 12 (29.27%) Firewall
2 12 (29.27%) ISDN
2 12 (29.27%) LAN
2 12 (29.27%) MPLS
2 12 (29.27%) PBX
2 12 (29.27%) Remote Desktop
2 12 (29.27%) SAN
2 12 (29.27%) Skype
2 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
2 12 (29.27%) VPN
2 12 (29.27%) WAN
3 6 (14.63%) Broadband
4 1 (2.44%) 4G
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Hudson
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Cisco Engineer
1 8 (19.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 8 (19.51%) Network Engineer
1 8 (19.51%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 8 (19.51%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 8 (19.51%) Senior Network Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Active Directory Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
2 6 (14.63%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (14.63%) IT Manager
2 6 (14.63%) IT Operations Manager
2 6 (14.63%) Windows Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Business Development Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Business Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Development Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) CMDB
2 9 (21.95%) Data Centre
3 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.88%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Windows 10
2 12 (29.27%) Windows 8
2 12 (29.27%) Windows Server
2 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (12.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (31.71%) Change Management
2 13 (31.71%) Validation
3 12 (29.27%) ITIL
3 12 (29.27%) Penetration Testing
3 12 (29.27%) Process Improvement
3 12 (29.27%) Security Patching
3 12 (29.27%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 9 (21.95%) Project Management
5 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
6 6 (14.63%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (14.63%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (14.63%) Security Operations
6 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
6 6 (14.63%) Time Management
7 5 (12.20%) B2B Sales
7 5 (12.20%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) Python
3 1 (2.44%) C
3 1 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (48.78%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (29.27%) CCNA
2 12 (29.27%) CCNP
2 12 (29.27%) MCSE
2 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (19.51%) CCIE
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 6 (14.63%) SLA
2 5 (12.20%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
1 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
1 12 (29.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (29.27%) vSphere
1 12 (29.27%) XenApp
2 5 (12.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) SCCM
1 12 (29.27%) WSUS
2 6 (14.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Cisco
2 12 (29.27%) Citrix
2 12 (29.27%) Dell
2 12 (29.27%) HP
2 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (29.27%) Mitel
2 12 (29.27%) Siemens
2 12 (29.27%) Veeam
2 12 (29.27%) VMware
3 5 (12.20%) Openreach
4 1 (2.44%) Intel