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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 206 178 217
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +39
Permanent jobs citing SS7 10 36 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.65% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 2.19% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 3
Average salary £67,500 £47,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.61% -39.35%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £46,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +6.28%
SS7
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
1294 1642 1545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.92% 29.45% 28.65%
Number of salaries quoted 830 1033 1178
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

SS7 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SS7
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

SS7 Salary Trend in Berkshire

SS7
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SS7 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

SS7 Salary Histogram in Berkshire

SS7
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SS7 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 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 -12 5 £47,500 +35.71%
SS7
South East

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 19 (63.33%) Telecoms
2 16 (53.33%) GSM
3 14 (46.67%) UNIX
4 13 (43.33%) Cisco
5 12 (40.00%) UMTS
6 11 (36.67%) Linux
6 11 (36.67%) Marketing
7 8 (26.67%) Firewall
7 8 (26.67%) MPLS
7 8 (26.67%) 3G
8 7 (23.33%) TIBCO
8 7 (23.33%) NDS
8 7 (23.33%) Oracle
8 7 (23.33%) HNC
8 7 (23.33%) HND
8 7 (23.33%) VMware
8 7 (23.33%) Service Delivery
8 7 (23.33%) Change Management
8 7 (23.33%) Product Marketing
8 7 (23.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 6 (20.00%) 4G
9 6 (20.00%) 2G
9 6 (20.00%) IP Telephony
10 5 (16.67%) Billing
10 5 (16.67%) Wireless
10 5 (16.67%) HP
10 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (16.67%) LTE
11 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
1 2 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) GSM
2 12 (40.00%) UMTS
3 8 (26.67%) MPLS
3 8 (26.67%) 3G
3 8 (26.67%) Firewall
4 6 (20.00%) 2G
4 6 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 6 (20.00%) 4G
5 5 (16.67%) LTE
5 5 (16.67%) Wireless
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco ICM
6 4 (13.33%) SIGTRAN
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (13.33%) OSPF
6 4 (13.33%) BGP
7 3 (10.00%) DWDM
7 3 (10.00%) RTP
7 3 (10.00%) INAP
7 3 (10.00%) Broadband
7 3 (10.00%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.33%) Big Data
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
General
1 19 (63.33%) Telecoms
2 11 (36.67%) Marketing
3 5 (16.67%) Billing
4 1 (3.33%) French Language
4 1 (3.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (13.33%) Architect
2 3 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Architect
3 2 (6.67%) Principal Architect
3 2 (6.67%) Network Architect
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Senior Architect
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Support
3 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Principal Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Development Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Network Specialist
4 1 (3.33%) Core Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) WAP
2 1 (3.33%) FreeSWITCH
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) IVR
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) IPTV
4 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) UNIX
2 11 (36.67%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (13.33%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Service Delivery
1 7 (23.33%) Change Management
1 7 (23.33%) Product Marketing
2 3 (10.00%) Open Source
2 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (6.67%) DevOps
3 2 (6.67%) Network Design
3 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (6.67%) Network Management
3 2 (6.67%) Project Management
3 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.33%) CRM
4 1 (3.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.33%) Information Security
4 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.67%) Erlang
2 2 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) HNC
1 7 (23.33%) HND
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (13.33%) CCNP
3 4 (13.33%) CISSP
4 3 (10.00%) CCVP
4 3 (10.00%) JNCIE
4 3 (10.00%) Degree
4 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) CCIE
5 2 (6.67%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.33%) GCIH
6 1 (3.33%) JNCIS
6 1 (3.33%) CISM
6 1 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (3.33%) CCIP
6 1 (3.33%) CCNA
6 1 (3.33%) CCDA
6 1 (3.33%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) NDS
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Kamailio
3 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) TIBCO
2 7 (23.33%) VMware
2 7 (23.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 5 (16.67%) HP
4 4 (13.33%) Juniper
4 4 (13.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.67%) ION Trading
5 2 (6.67%) F5
6 1 (3.33%) Huawei
6 1 (3.33%) Acme Packet
6 1 (3.33%) Mitel
6 1 (3.33%) Radware
6 1 (3.33%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) Ericsson
6 1 (3.33%) Nokia