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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 201 205 206
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing SS7 17 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.39% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.27% 1.41% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 24
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
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
1336 1486 1647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.76% 27.55% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1082 904 1099
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 5 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 5 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 +10 12 £50,000 +38.88%
Slough - 3 £38,000 -
Reading +7 2 - -
SS7
South East

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 26 (86.67%) Telecoms
2 23 (76.67%) 3G
2 23 (76.67%) 4G
3 22 (73.33%) GGSN
3 22 (73.33%) SGSN
4 21 (70.00%) Ericsson
5 20 (66.67%) Ethernet
5 20 (66.67%) VPN
5 20 (66.67%) ATM
5 20 (66.67%) SDH
5 20 (66.67%) VoLTE
6 19 (63.33%) HSRP
6 19 (63.33%) VoWiFi
6 19 (63.33%) Network Architecture
6 19 (63.33%) Redback
6 19 (63.33%) Network Design
6 19 (63.33%) Packet Switching
6 19 (63.33%) Juniper
6 19 (63.33%) SONET
6 19 (63.33%) MPLS
6 19 (63.33%) OSPF
6 19 (63.33%) BGP
6 19 (63.33%) Frame Relay
6 19 (63.33%) TCP/IP
6 19 (63.33%) RSVP
6 19 (63.33%) VRRP
7 9 (30.00%) Diameter Protocol
8 8 (26.67%) GSM
8 8 (26.67%) UMTS
9 7 (23.33%) Unix

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 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 23 (76.67%) 3G
1 23 (76.67%) 4G
2 22 (73.33%) GGSN
2 22 (73.33%) SGSN
3 20 (66.67%) ATM
3 20 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 20 (66.67%) SDH
3 20 (66.67%) VoLTE
3 20 (66.67%) VPN
4 19 (63.33%) BGP
4 19 (63.33%) Frame Relay
4 19 (63.33%) HSRP
4 19 (63.33%) MPLS
4 19 (63.33%) OSPF
4 19 (63.33%) Packet Switching
4 19 (63.33%) RSVP
4 19 (63.33%) SONET
4 19 (63.33%) TCP/IP
4 19 (63.33%) VoWiFi
4 19 (63.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 26 (86.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Electronics
2 2 (6.67%) French Language
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Design Engineer
1 19 (63.33%) Ericsson Engineer
2 17 (56.67%) Implementation Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Core Network Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Network Support
5 2 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Mobile Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) VAS Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Unix
2 5 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Network Architecture
1 19 (63.33%) Network Design
2 4 (13.33%) Test Planning
3 3 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) Convergent Charging
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.33%) Line Management
5 1 (3.33%) Presales
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) Product Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.33%) Test Management
5 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISEB
1 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) HNC
3 1 (3.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Ericsson
2 19 (63.33%) Juniper
2 19 (63.33%) Redback
3 4 (13.33%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) Huawei
4 3 (10.00%) Nokia Networks
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (6.67%) Nokia
5 2 (6.67%) Sybase
6 1 (3.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) Symbian
6 1 (3.33%) TIBCO