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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SIGTRAN
Rank 212 208 215
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing SIGTRAN 12 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.22% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% 1.00% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 8
Average salary £36,500 £51,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.12% -14.16%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £36,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+45.83% +4.34%
SIGTRAN
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1532 1501 1583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.93% 27.57% 29.91%
Number of salaries quoted 986 1057 1206
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SIGTRAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

SIGTRAN Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SIGTRAN
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

SIGTRAN Salary Trend in Berkshire

SIGTRAN
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIGTRAN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 8 - -
Newbury -6 1 £36,000 -
Bracknell -10 1 £37,000 -
SIGTRAN
South East

SIGTRAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SIGTRAN 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 SIGTRAN.

1 23 (88.46%) Telecoms
2 20 (76.92%) SS7
3 17 (65.38%) Wireless
3 17 (65.38%) Windows
3 17 (65.38%) GPRS
4 16 (61.54%) WCDMA
4 16 (61.54%) Sybase
4 16 (61.54%) UNIX
4 16 (61.54%) 3GPP
4 16 (61.54%) Ericsson
4 16 (61.54%) Huawei
4 16 (61.54%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 12 (46.15%) GGSN
6 9 (34.62%) NGN
7 8 (30.77%) SGSN
8 7 (26.92%) MGW
9 6 (23.08%) 3G
9 6 (23.08%) Linux
10 5 (19.23%) GSM
10 5 (19.23%) LAN
10 5 (19.23%) VPN
10 5 (19.23%) 2G
10 5 (19.23%) Firewall
10 5 (19.23%) VLAN
10 5 (19.23%) LTE
11 4 (15.38%) Network Architecture
11 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (15.38%) Security Management
11 4 (15.38%) Mobile Commerce

SIGTRAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SIGTRAN 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 SIGTRAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) SS7
2 17 (65.38%) Wireless
2 17 (65.38%) GPRS
3 16 (61.54%) WCDMA
3 16 (61.54%) 3GPP
4 12 (46.15%) GGSN
5 9 (34.62%) NGN
6 8 (30.77%) SGSN
7 7 (26.92%) MGW
8 6 (23.08%) 3G
9 5 (19.23%) VPN
9 5 (19.23%) GSM
9 5 (19.23%) LAN
9 5 (19.23%) Firewall
9 5 (19.23%) VLAN
9 5 (19.23%) 2G
9 5 (19.23%) LTE
10 4 (15.38%) 2.5G
10 4 (15.38%) DMZ
11 3 (11.54%) INAP
General
1 23 (88.46%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) CS Core Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Risk Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Support
3 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Network Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Director
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) UNIX
3 6 (23.08%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Security Management
1 4 (15.38%) Information Security
1 4 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
1 4 (15.38%) Mobile Commerce
1 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (15.38%) Network Architecture
2 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
2 1 (3.85%) Project Management
2 1 (3.85%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) C
1 4 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) CCIP
1 1 (3.85%) CCNA
1 1 (3.85%) CCDA
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (3.85%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Sybase
1 16 (61.54%) Ericsson
1 16 (61.54%) Huawei
1 16 (61.54%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) Juniper
4 1 (3.85%) Radware