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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Next Generation Network (NGN)
UK
Rank 854 912 934
Rank change year-on-year +58 +22  
Permanent jobs citing NGN 10 37 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.036% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.074% 0.21% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 6 25 3
Median salary £43,500 £37,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.56% -26.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,430 £35,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,250 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £50,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year -13.00% -11.11%  

NGN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13525 17875 19834
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.99% 17.29% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11020 14776 15811
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

NGN
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing NGN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for NGN in the UK

NGN
Top 8 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 27 March 2017. 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 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 +62 10 £43,500 +17.56% 5
London +64 7 £34,359 -1.83% 2
South East +64 2 £43,500 +17.56%
Guildford - 2 £43,500 -
Surrey - 2 £43,500 -
East of England +22 1 £105,000 +40.00%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £34,359 - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £105,000 -

NGN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 with a requirement for NGN.

1 14 (50.00%) Cisco
1 14 (50.00%) Firewall
2 11 (39.29%) LAN
2 11 (39.29%) Network Security
3 10 (35.71%) Data Centre
3 10 (35.71%) Telecoms
3 10 (35.71%) OSPF
4 8 (28.57%) WAN
4 8 (28.57%) Aruba
4 8 (28.57%) Network Design
5 7 (25.00%) Retail
5 7 (25.00%) IP Telephony
5 7 (25.00%) Finance
6 6 (21.43%) VRRP
6 6 (21.43%) DHCP
6 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
6 6 (21.43%) VPN
6 6 (21.43%) DNS
6 6 (21.43%) HP
6 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (21.43%) Web Services
6 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (21.43%) Network Management
6 6 (21.43%) Palo Alto
6 6 (21.43%) Presales
6 6 (21.43%) People Management
7 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (17.86%) Data Protection
7 5 (17.86%) PCI DSS
7 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 4 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Mozilla Thunderbird
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Firewall
2 11 (39.29%) LAN
2 11 (39.29%) Network Security
3 10 (35.71%) OSPF
4 8 (28.57%) WAN
5 7 (25.00%) IP Telephony
6 6 (21.43%) DHCP
6 6 (21.43%) DNS
6 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
6 6 (21.43%) VPN
6 6 (21.43%) VRRP
7 5 (17.86%) BGP
7 5 (17.86%) EIGRP
7 5 (17.86%) WLAN
8 4 (14.29%) IGRP
8 4 (14.29%) Internet
8 4 (14.29%) IPsec
8 4 (14.29%) MPLS
8 4 (14.29%) SSH
8 4 (14.29%) SSL
General
1 10 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Retail
3 4 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Analyst
1 6 (21.43%) Head of Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) IT Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) IT Security Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Security Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) C++ Developer
4 2 (7.14%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (7.14%) C++/Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Network Design
2 6 (21.43%) Network Management
2 6 (21.43%) People Management
2 6 (21.43%) Presales
3 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (17.86%) Data Protection
3 5 (17.86%) Information Security
4 3 (10.71%) CRM
4 3 (10.71%) Fault Management
5 2 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (7.14%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 2 (7.14%) High Availability
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (7.14%) Network Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) Open Source
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Security Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Statistics
5 2 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C++
1 2 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.86%) CCNP
3 3 (10.71%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) CCIE
4 2 (7.14%) CISM
4 2 (7.14%) CISSP
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (17.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) KVM
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco
2 8 (28.57%) Aruba
3 6 (21.43%) HP
3 6 (21.43%) Palo Alto
4 4 (14.29%) Aerohive Networks
4 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 4 (14.29%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
4 4 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 4 (14.29%) Huawei
4 4 (14.29%) Infoblox
4 4 (14.29%) Intel Security
4 4 (14.29%) Juniper
4 4 (14.29%) Meraki
4 4 (14.29%) Sourcefire
5 2 (7.14%) VMware
6 1 (3.57%) BT
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.57%) Openreach
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