The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 172 208 219
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +11
Permanent jobs citing SS7 44 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.78% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.61% 0.59% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 3
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +92.30%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +51.78%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1683 1515 1568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.92% 27.41% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 948 1118 1218
Average salary £45,000 £43,375 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.74% +2.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £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
South East

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 August 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 August 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 +7 15 £85,000 +112.50%
Slough - 7 £46,500 -
Newbury +4 5 £77,500 -
SS7
South East

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 54 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 47 (65.28%) UNIX
3 33 (45.83%) Service Delivery
3 33 (45.83%) TIBCO
4 31 (43.06%) INAP
5 29 (40.28%) SMS
6 23 (31.94%) UMTS
6 23 (31.94%) GSM
7 22 (30.56%) Linux
7 22 (30.56%) NDS
7 22 (30.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 22 (30.56%) Marketing
7 22 (30.56%) Product Marketing
7 22 (30.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 21 (29.17%) HNC
8 21 (29.17%) HND
8 21 (29.17%) Java
9 20 (27.78%) Change Management
10 19 (26.39%) Billing
11 18 (25.00%) Oracle
12 17 (23.61%) Solaris
13 15 (20.83%) VoIP
13 15 (20.83%) NGN
14 13 (18.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (18.06%) Mobile App
14 13 (18.06%) ISDN
14 13 (18.06%) SOAP
14 13 (18.06%) Perl
14 13 (18.06%) Nokia
14 13 (18.06%) Red Hat

SS7
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (13.89%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Communications & Networking
1 31 (43.06%) INAP
2 29 (40.28%) SMS
3 23 (31.94%) UMTS
3 23 (31.94%) GSM
4 15 (20.83%) VoIP
4 15 (20.83%) NGN
5 13 (18.06%) ISDN
5 13 (18.06%) DNS
5 13 (18.06%) MPLS
6 12 (16.67%) LTE
6 12 (16.67%) Wireshark
7 11 (15.28%) ISUP
7 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
7 11 (15.28%) LDAP
7 11 (15.28%) HTTP
8 8 (11.11%) VoLTE
9 5 (6.94%) 3G
10 4 (5.56%) SIGTRAN
10 4 (5.56%) 2G
11 2 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
General
1 54 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 22 (30.56%) Marketing
3 19 (26.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (18.06%) Voice Engineer
2 11 (15.28%) Analyst
2 11 (15.28%) Test Analyst
2 11 (15.28%) Support Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) Network Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) Voice Network Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) BSS Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Programme Manager
7 2 (2.78%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) Telecoms Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) Applications Support Specialist
7 2 (2.78%) Technical Manager
7 2 (2.78%) Telecoms Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (2.78%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (2.78%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) SOAP
2 11 (15.28%) Rendezvous
2 11 (15.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Mobile App
2 11 (15.28%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 47 (65.28%) UNIX
2 22 (30.56%) Linux
3 17 (23.61%) Solaris
4 13 (18.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.83%) Service Delivery
2 22 (30.56%) Product Marketing
3 20 (27.78%) Change Management
4 11 (15.28%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (15.28%) Software Testing
5 6 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.39%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.17%) Java
2 13 (18.06%) Perl
3 2 (2.78%) SQL
4 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (29.17%) HNC
1 21 (29.17%) HND
2 11 (15.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 11 (15.28%) ISEB
3 5 (6.94%) Degree
4 2 (2.78%) JNCIA
4 2 (2.78%) CCNA
4 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.78%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (30.56%) NDS
2 13 (18.06%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 33 (45.83%) TIBCO
2 22 (30.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 22 (30.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 18 (25.00%) Oracle
4 13 (18.06%) Nokia
4 13 (18.06%) Red Hat
4 13 (18.06%) Nortel
5 9 (12.50%) Redknee
5 9 (12.50%) Citrix
6 2 (2.78%) Huawei
6 2 (2.78%) Cisco
6 2 (2.78%) Sun
6 2 (2.78%) Juniper