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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
Rank 192 211 205
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Permanent jobs citing SS7 12 25 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.48% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.13% 2.01% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 9
Median salary £34,250 £70,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-51.07% +50.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £24,100 £40,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £70,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £70,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +47.36%
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
1062 1242 1796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.01% 23.67% 30.40%
Number of salaries quoted 781 918 974
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,300 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 25 September 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
Reading +12 5 £40,000 +50.94%
Maidenhead - 3 £32,500 -
Slough - 2 £32,500 -
Newbury -4 1 £36,000 +60.00%
SS7
South East

SS7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 (75.00%) 3G
1 24 (75.00%) 4G
2 19 (59.38%) SIGTRAN
2 19 (59.38%) LTE
2 19 (59.38%) 2G
3 14 (43.75%) TCP/IP
4 13 (40.63%) Linux
4 13 (40.63%) Telecoms
5 12 (37.50%) ISUP
5 12 (37.50%) SCCP
5 12 (37.50%) GSM
5 12 (37.50%) UMTS
6 11 (34.38%) Diameter Protocol
7 10 (31.25%) Defect Management
7 10 (31.25%) Network Architecture
7 10 (31.25%) tcpdump
7 10 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (31.25%) Wireshark
7 10 (31.25%) HP
7 10 (31.25%) ISEB
8 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
8 9 (28.13%) Test Planning
9 8 (25.00%) Network Management
9 8 (25.00%) Incident Management
9 8 (25.00%) Network Security
9 8 (25.00%) VoIP
9 8 (25.00%) Windows
9 8 (25.00%) MPLS
9 8 (25.00%) Juniper
9 8 (25.00%) H.323

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 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 24 (75.00%) 3G
1 24 (75.00%) 4G
2 19 (59.38%) 2G
2 19 (59.38%) LTE
2 19 (59.38%) SIGTRAN
3 14 (43.75%) TCP/IP
4 12 (37.50%) GSM
4 12 (37.50%) ISUP
4 12 (37.50%) SCCP
4 12 (37.50%) UMTS
5 11 (34.38%) Diameter Protocol
6 10 (31.25%) tcpdump
6 10 (31.25%) Wireshark
7 8 (25.00%) H.323
7 8 (25.00%) MPLS
7 8 (25.00%) Network Security
7 8 (25.00%) VoIP
8 5 (15.63%) Packet Switching
8 5 (15.63%) SDH
8 5 (15.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) MySQL
General
1 13 (40.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Analyst
1 8 (25.00%) Network Analyst
1 8 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
1 8 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Service Desk Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Design Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Ericsson Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Implementation Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Network Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Network Architect
4 3 (9.38%) VAS Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 3G Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 4G Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Network Support
6 1 (3.13%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.13%) IPTV
2 1 (3.13%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 8 (25.00%) Windows
3 7 (21.88%) Unix
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
4 1 (3.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Defect Management
1 10 (31.25%) Network Architecture
2 9 (28.13%) Test Planning
3 8 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 8 (25.00%) Network Management
4 5 (15.63%) Network Design
4 5 (15.63%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) Line Management
5 3 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.25%) Change Management
6 2 (6.25%) Product Marketing
6 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.13%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Perl
2 3 (9.38%) PHP
2 3 (9.38%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) C
3 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) ISEB
1 10 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.38%) CCIE
3 3 (9.38%) CCNP
3 3 (9.38%) CCVP
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.38%) CISSP
3 3 (9.38%) JNCIE
3 3 (9.38%) JNCIP
4 2 (6.25%) HNC
4 2 (6.25%) HND
4 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.38%) Xen
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) HP
2 8 (25.00%) Juniper
3 5 (15.63%) Ericsson
3 5 (15.63%) Redback
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco
4 3 (9.38%) F5
4 3 (9.38%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (6.25%) Nokia Networks
5 2 (6.25%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.13%) GENBAND
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle