Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Next Generation Network (NGN)
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1085 1179 1158
Rank change year-on-year +94 -21 +83
Permanent jobs citing NGN 16 8 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.005% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.071% 0.031% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 33
UK median annual salary £75,000 £34,712 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +116.06% -61.43% +139.79%
10th Percentile £60,000 £31,310 £32,683
90th Percentile £115,000 £55,800 £132,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £34,712 £105,000
% change year-on-year +72.85% -66.94% +133.33%

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 22,689 26,104 29,449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.05% 15.19% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17,756 21,178 23,929
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,975
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for NGN in the UK

NGN
Top 5 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 21 January 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 +88 16 £75,000 +116.06% 8
London +65 10 £110,000 +62.96% 7
UK excluding London +55 6 £60,000 +72.85% 1
South West +29 5 £60,000 +72.85%
East of England +22 1 £45,000 +4.65% 1

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) Firewall
5 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
5 5 (31.25%) Change Management
5 5 (31.25%) Programme Management
5 5 (31.25%) WAN
5 5 (31.25%) Supplier Management
5 5 (31.25%) Riverbed
5 5 (31.25%) Business Transformation
6 4 (25.00%) Public Cloud
6 4 (25.00%) Digital Media
6 4 (25.00%) OpenStack
6 4 (25.00%) Marketing
6 4 (25.00%) JSON
6 4 (25.00%) YAML
6 4 (25.00%) HP
6 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (18.75%) Wireless
7 3 (18.75%) Migration
7 3 (18.75%) Service Management
7 3 (18.75%) VMware
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (18.75%) Project Management
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
7 3 (18.75%) Network Security
7 3 (18.75%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (18.75%) Mitel

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 4 (25.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) Network Security
3 3 (18.75%) Wireless
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (6.25%) BGP
5 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
5 1 (6.25%) HSRP
5 1 (6.25%) IPv6
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) MPLS
5 1 (6.25%) OSPF
5 1 (6.25%) SNMP
5 1 (6.25%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (6.25%) TACACS
5 1 (6.25%) VRRP
5 1 (6.25%) WLAN
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
1 4 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) JSON
1 4 (25.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 4 (25.00%) Public Cloud
3 3 (18.75%) Virtual Team
4 2 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Business Transformation
2 5 (31.25%) Change Management
2 5 (31.25%) Programme Management
2 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
2 5 (31.25%) Supplier Management
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (12.50%) Line Management
5 2 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (12.50%) Programme Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Leadership
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) Riverbed
3 4 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Mitel
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds