The table below looks at the statistics for SS7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SS7 over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 200 214 190
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -24
Permanent jobs citing SS7 14 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.22% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% 0.81% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 20
Median salary £50,000 £52,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +22.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £59,700 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £53,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.54% +12.63%
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
1219 1361 1626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.02% 26.67% 29.44%
Number of salaries quoted 969 848 1046
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SS7
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing SS7 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

SS7 Salary Histogram in Berkshire

SS7
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SS7 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 9 £50,000 -
Slough - 4 £38,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £32,500 -
SS7
South East

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing SS7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SS7.

1 24 (85.71%) 3G
1 24 (85.71%) Telecoms
1 24 (85.71%) 4G
2 21 (75.00%) GGSN
2 21 (75.00%) SGSN
2 21 (75.00%) Ericsson
3 20 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 20 (71.43%) Network Architecture
4 19 (67.86%) HSRP
4 19 (67.86%) VoLTE
4 19 (67.86%) VoWiFi
4 19 (67.86%) VPN
4 19 (67.86%) SONET
4 19 (67.86%) MPLS
4 19 (67.86%) OSPF
4 19 (67.86%) BGP
4 19 (67.86%) RSVP
4 19 (67.86%) VRRP
4 19 (67.86%) Packet Switching
4 19 (67.86%) SDH
4 19 (67.86%) ATM
4 19 (67.86%) Ethernet
4 19 (67.86%) Redback
4 19 (67.86%) Network Design
4 19 (67.86%) Juniper
4 19 (67.86%) Frame Relay
5 7 (25.00%) Diameter Protocol
6 6 (21.43%) GSM
6 6 (21.43%) UMTS
7 5 (17.86%) SIGTRAN

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 24 (85.71%) 3G
1 24 (85.71%) 4G
2 21 (75.00%) GGSN
2 21 (75.00%) SGSN
3 20 (71.43%) TCP/IP
4 19 (67.86%) ATM
4 19 (67.86%) BGP
4 19 (67.86%) Ethernet
4 19 (67.86%) Frame Relay
4 19 (67.86%) HSRP
4 19 (67.86%) MPLS
4 19 (67.86%) OSPF
4 19 (67.86%) Packet Switching
4 19 (67.86%) RSVP
4 19 (67.86%) SDH
4 19 (67.86%) SONET
4 19 (67.86%) VoLTE
4 19 (67.86%) VoWiFi
4 19 (67.86%) VPN
4 19 (67.86%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
General
1 24 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) French Language
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Design Engineer
1 19 (67.86%) Ericsson Engineer
2 17 (60.71%) Implementation Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Core Network Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Network Support
6 1 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Solaris
1 3 (10.71%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Network Architecture
2 19 (67.86%) Network Design
3 4 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 4 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.57%) Line Management
4 1 (3.57%) Network Management
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ISEB
1 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 4 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Ericsson
2 19 (67.86%) Juniper
2 19 (67.86%) Redback
3 4 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) Huawei
4 2 (7.14%) Nokia
4 2 (7.14%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) Sybase