Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Next Generation Network (NGN)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 311 317 319
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 +5
Permanent jobs citing NGN 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.010% 0.039% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.069% 0.24% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
West Midlands median annual salary £29,000 £42,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.76% +70.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £28,500 £37,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £29,500 £47,500 £25,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £97,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year -48.72% +163.51% -35.65%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,447 1,654 1,667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.72% 16.01% 15.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,094 1,294 1,421
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing NGN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for NGN in the West Midlands

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Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for NGN in the West Midlands

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Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing NGN within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 February 2018. 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
Birmingham +10 1 £29,000 -31.76%
NGN
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for NGN.

1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) PPP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Netcool
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ATM
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) PPP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper