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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 188 215 231
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +16
Permanent jobs citing SS7 32 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.54% 0.11% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.80% 0.39% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 1
Average salary £46,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +28.78%
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
1782 1544 1446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.08% 27.86% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 981 1105 1134
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +5 13 £85,000 +88.88%
Slough - 4 £46,500 - 1
Newbury - 3 £77,500 -
SS7
South East

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 52 (80.00%) UNIX
2 44 (67.69%) Telecoms
3 38 (58.46%) TIBCO
4 36 (55.38%) Service Delivery
5 34 (52.31%) SMS
6 32 (49.23%) INAP
7 26 (40.00%) Marketing
7 26 (40.00%) UMTS
7 26 (40.00%) GSM
8 25 (38.46%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 25 (38.46%) NDS
8 25 (38.46%) Product Marketing
8 25 (38.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 24 (36.92%) HNC
9 24 (36.92%) HND
10 23 (35.38%) Change Management
11 18 (27.69%) Linux
12 17 (26.15%) Java
13 16 (24.62%) Oracle
14 15 (23.08%) Solaris
14 15 (23.08%) Billing
15 14 (21.54%) Wireshark
15 14 (21.54%) ISUP
16 13 (20.00%) Software Testing
16 13 (20.00%) IVR
16 13 (20.00%) LDAP
16 13 (20.00%) SOAP
16 13 (20.00%) XML
16 13 (20.00%) Perl
16 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 10 (15.38%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 34 (52.31%) SMS
2 32 (49.23%) INAP
3 26 (40.00%) UMTS
3 26 (40.00%) GSM
4 14 (21.54%) ISUP
4 14 (21.54%) Wireshark
5 13 (20.00%) LDAP
5 13 (20.00%) HTTP
5 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 13 (20.00%) DNS
6 9 (13.85%) NGN
6 9 (13.85%) VoIP
7 8 (12.31%) LTE
8 6 (9.23%) MPLS
8 6 (9.23%) ISDN
9 4 (6.15%) 3G
9 4 (6.15%) 2G
9 4 (6.15%) VoLTE
10 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.54%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) MySQL
General
1 44 (67.69%) Telecoms
2 26 (40.00%) Marketing
3 15 (23.08%) Billing
4 1 (1.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) Analyst
1 13 (20.00%) Test Analyst
1 13 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 10 (15.38%) BSS Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Voice Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Project Manager
3 6 (9.23%) Voice Network Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Network Engineer
4 4 (6.15%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 4 (6.15%) Programme Manager
5 2 (3.08%) VoIP Project Manager
5 2 (3.08%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (3.08%) Technical Support
5 2 (3.08%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (3.08%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (3.08%) Technical Manager
6 1 (1.54%) Junior
6 1 (1.54%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) SOAP
1 13 (20.00%) XML
1 13 (20.00%) Rendezvous
2 1 (1.54%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) IVR
1 13 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 52 (80.00%) UNIX
2 18 (27.69%) Linux
3 15 (23.08%) Solaris
4 13 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (55.38%) Service Delivery
2 25 (38.46%) Product Marketing
3 23 (35.38%) Change Management
4 13 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 13 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (9.23%) Project Management
6 2 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.54%) PLM
7 1 (1.54%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.15%) Java
2 13 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (3.08%) SQL
4 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (36.92%) HNC
1 24 (36.92%) HND
2 13 (20.00%) ISEB
2 13 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (38.46%) NDS
2 13 (20.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (16.92%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 38 (58.46%) TIBCO
2 25 (38.46%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 25 (38.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 16 (24.62%) Oracle
4 13 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 9 (13.85%) Citrix
5 9 (13.85%) Redknee
6 6 (9.23%) Nortel
6 6 (9.23%) Nokia
7 2 (3.08%) Huawei
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