The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank - 93 -
Permanent jobs citing SS7 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.10% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
SS7
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
138 180 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.68% 18.22% 22.87%
Number of salaries quoted 121 162 251
Average salary £45,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £33,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SS7
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SS7 across the Bedfordshire region.

SS7 Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

SS7
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SS7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SS7.

1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) SMS
1 4 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) 4G
1 4 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) GSM
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) UMTS
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (75.00%) LTE

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SS7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SS7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) SMS
1 4 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) 4G
1 4 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (75.00%) GSM
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) UMTS
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) LTE
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Operations Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Network Operations Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Lead Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree