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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 187 222 213
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -9
Permanent jobs citing SS7 42 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.72% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.31% 0.46% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £47,500 £70,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.14% +43.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £50,000 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £90,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -15.42%
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
1818 1748 1476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.28% 29.64% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1082 1195 1154
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +37 40 - - 1
Slough - 1 £22,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £72,500 - 1
SS7
South East

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 68 (91.89%) UNIX
2 53 (71.62%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 44 (59.46%) Service Delivery
4 42 (56.76%) TIBCO
4 42 (56.76%) Telecoms
5 39 (52.70%) Marketing
5 39 (52.70%) GSM
5 39 (52.70%) UMTS
6 38 (51.35%) Change Management
6 38 (51.35%) Product Marketing
6 38 (51.35%) NDS
7 32 (43.24%) HNC
7 32 (43.24%) HND
8 28 (37.84%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 27 (36.49%) SMS
10 17 (22.97%) INAP
10 17 (22.97%) Huawei
11 16 (21.62%) Ericsson
11 16 (21.62%) GPRS
11 16 (21.62%) SIGTRAN
12 15 (20.27%) Wireless
12 15 (20.27%) 3GPP
12 15 (20.27%) WCDMA
12 15 (20.27%) Sybase
12 15 (20.27%) Windows
13 11 (14.86%) NGN
14 10 (13.51%) Oracle
15 9 (12.16%) SLA
15 9 (12.16%) Billing
16 7 (9.46%) Degree

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (6.76%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 39 (52.70%) GSM
1 39 (52.70%) UMTS
2 27 (36.49%) SMS
3 17 (22.97%) INAP
4 16 (21.62%) GPRS
4 16 (21.62%) SIGTRAN
5 15 (20.27%) Wireless
5 15 (20.27%) 3GPP
5 15 (20.27%) WCDMA
6 11 (14.86%) NGN
7 7 (9.46%) GGSN
7 7 (9.46%) SGSN
7 7 (9.46%) MGW
8 6 (8.11%) ISUP
9 5 (6.76%) Wireshark
10 4 (5.41%) HTTP
10 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
10 4 (5.41%) DNS
10 4 (5.41%) LDAP
11 3 (4.05%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.35%) Ranorex
General
1 42 (56.76%) Telecoms
2 39 (52.70%) Marketing
3 9 (12.16%) Billing
4 1 (1.35%) Law
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Support Engineer
2 8 (10.81%) CS Core Engineer
3 6 (8.11%) BSS Engineer
4 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
4 4 (5.41%) Analyst
4 4 (5.41%) Test Analyst
5 2 (2.70%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (2.70%) Programme Manager
5 2 (2.70%) Technical Manager
5 2 (2.70%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 2 (2.70%) VoIP Project Manager
6 1 (1.35%) Test Leader
6 1 (1.35%) Junior
6 1 (1.35%) Technical Support
6 1 (1.35%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (1.35%) Test Engineer
6 1 (1.35%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) SOAP
1 4 (5.41%) XML
1 4 (5.41%) Rendezvous
2 1 (1.35%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) IVR
1 4 (5.41%) Mobile App
1 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.35%) IPTV
2 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 68 (91.89%) UNIX
2 15 (20.27%) Windows
3 7 (9.46%) Linux
4 6 (8.11%) Solaris
5 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (59.46%) Service Delivery
2 38 (51.35%) Change Management
2 38 (51.35%) Product Marketing
3 4 (5.41%) Project Management
3 4 (5.41%) Software Testing
3 4 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (2.70%) Test Strategy
5 1 (1.35%) Test Planning
5 1 (1.35%) Test Automation
5 1 (1.35%) Security Architecture
5 1 (1.35%) Information Security
5 1 (1.35%) PLM
5 1 (1.35%) Integration Testing
5 1 (1.35%) CRM
5 1 (1.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.46%) Java
2 5 (6.76%) Perl
3 3 (4.05%) SQL
4 1 (1.35%) Python
4 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.35%) C
4 1 (1.35%) C#
4 1 (1.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (43.24%) HNC
1 32 (43.24%) HND
2 7 (9.46%) Degree
3 4 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (5.41%) ISEB
4 1 (1.35%) CISSP
4 1 (1.35%) CISM
4 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (51.35%) NDS
2 4 (5.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (71.62%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 42 (56.76%) TIBCO
3 28 (37.84%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 17 (22.97%) Huawei
5 16 (21.62%) Ericsson
6 15 (20.27%) Sybase
7 10 (13.51%) Oracle
8 4 (5.41%) Citrix
8 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.41%) Redknee
9 1 (1.35%) Cisco
9 1 (1.35%) Nortel
Reading
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + £4K car allowance + bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Bracknell
DP Connect
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + 20% Bonus and Pension
Posted: 21 days ago
Berkshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: Negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago