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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 199 228 222
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -6
Permanent jobs citing SS7 27 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.46% 0.088% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.52% 0.31% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 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 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.88%
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
1777 1630 1415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.37% 28.60% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 979 1143 1098
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +14 12 £85,000 +70.00%
Slough - 4 £46,500 - 1
Newbury - 2 £77,500 -
SS7
South East

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (82.54%) UNIX
2 41 (65.08%) Telecoms
3 37 (58.73%) TIBCO
4 36 (57.14%) Service Delivery
5 34 (53.97%) SMS
6 32 (50.79%) INAP
7 26 (41.27%) Marketing
7 26 (41.27%) UMTS
7 26 (41.27%) GSM
8 25 (39.68%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 25 (39.68%) NDS
8 25 (39.68%) Product Marketing
8 25 (39.68%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 24 (38.10%) HNC
9 24 (38.10%) HND
10 23 (36.51%) Change Management
11 17 (26.98%) Oracle
11 17 (26.98%) Linux
12 16 (25.40%) Java
13 15 (23.81%) Billing
14 14 (22.22%) Solaris
14 14 (22.22%) SLA
15 13 (20.63%) Wireshark
15 13 (20.63%) ISUP
16 12 (19.05%) Software Testing
16 12 (19.05%) IVR
16 12 (19.05%) ISEB
16 12 (19.05%) TCP/IP
16 12 (19.05%) DNS
16 12 (19.05%) HTTP

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (15.87%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 34 (53.97%) SMS
2 32 (50.79%) INAP
3 26 (41.27%) UMTS
3 26 (41.27%) GSM
4 13 (20.63%) Wireshark
4 13 (20.63%) ISUP
5 12 (19.05%) TCP/IP
5 12 (19.05%) DNS
5 12 (19.05%) HTTP
5 12 (19.05%) LDAP
6 7 (11.11%) VoIP
6 7 (11.11%) NGN
6 7 (11.11%) LTE
7 4 (6.35%) ISDN
7 4 (6.35%) MPLS
7 4 (6.35%) VoLTE
8 3 (4.76%) 3G
8 3 (4.76%) 2G
9 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.59%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) MySQL
General
1 41 (65.08%) Telecoms
2 26 (41.27%) Marketing
3 15 (23.81%) Billing
4 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (23.81%) Support Engineer
2 12 (19.05%) Analyst
2 12 (19.05%) Test Analyst
3 10 (15.87%) BSS Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Programme Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Network Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Voice Network Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (3.17%) Technical Support
6 2 (3.17%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Technical Manager
6 2 (3.17%) VoIP Project Manager
7 1 (1.59%) Test Leader
7 1 (1.59%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.05%) Rendezvous
1 12 (19.05%) SOAP
1 12 (19.05%) XML
2 1 (1.59%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) IVR
1 12 (19.05%) Mobile App
2 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 52 (82.54%) UNIX
2 17 (26.98%) Linux
3 14 (22.22%) Solaris
4 12 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 25 (39.68%) Product Marketing
3 23 (36.51%) Change Management
4 12 (19.05%) Software Testing
4 12 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.59%) Test Strategy
7 1 (1.59%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) Java
2 12 (19.05%) Perl
3 2 (3.17%) SQL
4 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (38.10%) HNC
1 24 (38.10%) HND
2 12 (19.05%) ISEB
2 12 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (39.68%) NDS
2 12 (19.05%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (17.46%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 37 (58.73%) TIBCO
2 25 (39.68%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 25 (39.68%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 17 (26.98%) Oracle
4 12 (19.05%) Red Hat
5 8 (12.70%) Redknee
5 8 (12.70%) Citrix
6 4 (6.35%) Nortel
6 4 (6.35%) Nokia
7 2 (3.17%) Huawei
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